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16 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Google My Business Manager

What You Must Know Before Hiring Your Next GMB Manager Whether it's a small, independent shop or a major corporation with multiple locations, being a business owner is a lot of work. It's not just about making a product or offering a service anymore—you also have to be a marketing and technology whiz to help […]

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SEO vs. PPC vs. Social Media: The Ultimate Guide

SEO vs. PPC vs. Social Media:  Which is Better? If you're a business owner, then you know how important marketing is. You've probably heard of SEO and PPC, and are likely already using a social media account to try to bolster your business. But all too often, we hear from entrepreneurs who are not getting […]

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10 Strategies to Increase Your Google My Business Reviews

Did you know that 90% of customers read your reviews before visiting your business? Among those, reviews on Google My Business are some of the most trusted. Additionally, 85% of customers don’t trust reviews that are more than three months old and 40% of people only look at reviews from the past two weeks. It […]

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How to Create Compelling Google My Business Posts

When thinking about Social Media, businesses usually gravitate towards a few key platforms - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn. But one of the most overlooked Social Media platforms is Google My Business. This platform can help to support your overall digital strategy when used effectively, and really deserves more attention than it currently receives. Many […]

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Facebook Boosted Post vs. Ad: What's the Difference?

There are 1.62 billion daily active users on Facebook. That means everyone, from your grandmother to your nephew, is using the social media platform. What does this statistic mean for business owners? It tells us that our customers are on social media, specifically Facebook. And if your customers are there, so should your business. Maintaining […]

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In-House vs. Outsourced SEO: Which Is Right For Your Business?

When dealing with SEO, there are two directions that most businesses can take and that’s whether to do in-house or outsource it to another company to deal with.   During these turbulent times of the outbreak of COVID-19, the pandemic has affected a lot more than just our health. Businesses have suffered huge losses and […]

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How to Fix Low Google Ranking For Your Business

Achieving a high level of traffic is essential to any business with an online presence. The more people that you can bring to your site, the more chance you will have of generating sales.    But if you’re not attracting many visitors to your website, what can you do?   There are several strategies that […]

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Best Practices for Generating Leads Online For Your Business

Are you struggling to get the leads you need? Whether you have a brick and mortar store or you are selling exclusively online, everyone has to remain competitive to get customers. A sound and sturdy approach for generating leads online is essential but can be difficult to find. But -  you’re in luck! Here, we’ve […]

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The Ultimate Multiple Location SEO Guide for Franchises

It’s a big job to create an SEO strategy, but it’s even more significant when you have more than one location or franchise. It’s up to you to create an effective local SEO strategy for your business - as well as all of those business locations that you have.   That’s where a lot of […]

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Automotive Digital Marketing: What Every Car Dealership Should Know

The digital marketing industry will grow to $77.056 billion by 2023. This is to say that all sectors and businesses should take advantage of digital marketing. Specifically, automotive digital marketing should be an area of interest for car dealerships. Today’s customers are widely different from those that were there a few years back. The processes and […]

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How Much Do Facebook Ads Cost & Their Benefits

How Much Do Facebook Ads Cost [Answered] Did you know that Facebook is one of the most visited websites? The site boasts a whopping 2.2 billion monthly and close to 1.5 billion daily active users, a trend that is expected to keep growing over the years. With such huge traffic, it’s safe to say that this […]

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Benefits of Social Media Marketing for Service Businesses

What are the Top Benefits of Social Media Marketing? Whether you personally use social media is up to you. However, if you are a service business or franchise, you should be using social media marketing in your digital marketing campaigns. Check out our blog about social media for franchises here. With so many different platforms, […]

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