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7 Keys to a Profitable Google My Business Profile

7 Keys to a Profitable Google My Business Profile

Local Marketing
When you need to find out information, whether it’s opening hours for a store, the best treats for your puppy, or specs on a tv you’re thinking about buying, chances are you will take this first step: hit the Google button. If you operate a business out of your home, or you own a store or shop, your Google My Business (GMB) listing is an effective and very powerful way to publicize your business in the local community, and drive new customers to your door. In an earlier post we reviewed how GMB boosts business and profits. Now it's time to talk about how to set up your GMB Profile. Once Google understands more about your business, they can help match you with various search queries. The most valuable of…
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5 Approved Strategies to Increase Website Conversions

5 Approved Strategies to Increase Website Conversions

Marketing Strategy
What is conversion rate optimization (CRO)? Conversion rate simply means the percentage of website visitors, ad viewers or emailed customers that go on to convert. It’s the rate at which you turn opportunities for conversions – be that sales or form submissions – into real conversions. However, despite being a vital part of any marketing strategy, CRO is often overlooked. The reason for this is two-fold. Firstly, many marketers are still stuck in a bricks-and-mortar mindset: they think about their site or their client’s site as a store, and they think of their role as being to get as much foot traffic moving through the store as possible. The second reason is that CRO is often powered by more up-to-date data and technology. And not everyone’s caught up yet. Here…
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How To Prepare Your Website For A New Product Launch

How To Prepare Your Website For A New Product Launch

Marketing Strategy
When you release a new product, it’s important that you get the product launch right. If you can capture people’s attention and build some hype, you can capitalize on that momentum and make a lot of sales in the first few weeks. But if the launch is a flop, people will quickly lose interest and it’s hard to get people excited about it again. How To Prepare Your Website For A New Product Launch One aspect of the product launch that businesses tend to forget about is the website. They simply focus on the sales page itself. However, there is more to updating your website that creating a new sales page. By making changes to the website, you can prepare for the new launch and get your existing customers excited…
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What is the Role of Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Strategy?

What is the Role of Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Strategy?

Marketing Strategy, Social Media
Ever since the rise of social media’s popularity in the mid 2000s, marketers have predicted that social media will play a major role in digital marketing, or internet marketing, as it was often mentioned back in the day. However, as social media networks evolve, so does the role of social media in digital marketing. It has continuously evolved over the years. In the past, it was solely about promoting our brand, product, and/or service. But today, it’s a lot more. Below, we will discuss 6 important roles of social media in digital marketing. How are you using each of these roles? What is the Role of Social Media in Your Digital Marketing Strategy? 1. Cost Efficiency in Social Media Marketing Social media is one of the very few digital marketing…
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Post This Kind of Social Media Content To Get Eyeballs and Engagement

Post This Kind of Social Media Content To Get Eyeballs and Engagement

Social Media
Whether you’re a budding entrepreneur or a just a simple kid looking to start up a little project, you’re going to need to have a bunch of factors working in your favor.. This includes your social media content. It doesn’t matter how much pedigree you have in this game; taking care of the fundamentals will land you in a very good spot. The practical side in terms of working on your product or service is obviously important, but you also need to market yourself if you want to hook people in and keep them on board. When you’re trying to get attention and eyes on your business or project, you’re constantly thinking of different ways to get people interested in what you have to offer. If you open your mind…
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Why SEO Is Crucial To A Strong Digital Marketing Strategy

Why SEO Is Crucial To A Strong Digital Marketing Strategy

Marketing Strategy
In the twenty first century, it’s more important than ever for businesses to be online. This doesn’t just mean paying lip service to a drag and drop builder inspired website, a Facebook page that is never updated and a blog that has a solitary post from six months ago. I think we can agree, a half-baked attempt is not going to offer any benefits it in our crowded online world. Whether you are an experienced online marketer, or you are taking your first steps into entrepreneurship, this much is clear: you need to be visible, proactive and reactive online. This is the medium that will foster greater interactivity with your potential customer base, will enable you to grow and will increase your profitability. Why SEO Is Crucial To A Strong…
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Top Online Security Tips for New Businesses

Top Online Security Tips for New Businesses

Tips and Tools
Staying safe online can be an absolute whirlwind! Every day there appears to be new ways of being hacked and stronger viruses and malware ready to breach through into your system. Protecting your small business can seem tough, especially when you’re in your first year of operation. Being relatively new leaves you without much experience in dealing with the various risks and issues websites can face on an almost daily basis. If you’re starting a company of your own, or just need a little help with regards to online security, then do not worry. Here are some of the best tips that you can implement today to ensure your data is safe and sound at all times. Top Online Security Tips for New Businesses Install Firewalls  Firewalls are so useful…
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5 Ways To Make Your Website More Attractive To Potential Clients

5 Ways To Make Your Website More Attractive To Potential Clients

Marketing Strategy
It’s virtually impossible to conduct business these days without an online presence. Of course, a website is a perfect way to make sure that your potential customers are able to find your products or services. But it’s not good enough to simply own a website. It needs to convert visitors into paying clients. So what can you do to make sure your website performs for you? 5 Ways To Make Your Website More Attractive To Potential Clients Know your target customer Developing an understanding of your target customer is your foundation. It underpins everything else you will need to do in order to make your website attractive to them. Think about who your target customer is, then do some research so that you can answer the following questions: What are…
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