There is a common misconception when it comes to outsourcing, many people think this means sending work overseas. However, this is simply not true. In reality, you probably “outsource” some of your business functions already to other local businesses. For example, if you pay an accountant to prepare your taxes or have your company vehicle serviced at the dealer, that's outsourcing! When deciding whether or not to outsource a function of your business, there are few things to consider. It … [Read more...] about Things To Consider When Outsourcing
Are you using your phone as effectively as possible to help your business get ahead? Here are a few ideas to harness the latest cell phone technology for your business. Sprint and Google Voice: Expanded Technology for Your Phone Here at PG, several of our staffers use Sprint cell phones, and as a result, we noticed an interesting announcement. Sprint recently publicized a new partnership with Google that will give all Sprint customers access to Google Voice on their phones. That means you’ll … [Read more...] about Dial 1 for Business Success
March Madness may mean some great basketball, but here at Prospect Genius, we have April Madness for new referrals. Starting April 1 and lasting until April 30, we’re offering an additional $40 off your May bill for every new referral. That means for each new referral you send to PG that signs up during April, you’ll receive a $40 discount on top of our regular $10 discount for a total savings of $50. Just think, if you refer four friends to Prospect Genius, and they all sign up before the end … [Read more...] about April Madness: Save with PG Customer Referrals This Month!
Facebook and Bing Team Up As you may have heard, Facebook and Bing (Microsoft’s search engine) announced a new partnership last fall. This new collaboration may change the face of search results by connecting Bing search results and info from Facebook. Now, in addition to displaying the most popular local results when you search for an item or service on Bing, you will also see any relevant information posted by your Facebook friends. Here’s an example: if you search for “local plumber” in Bing, … [Read more...] about Facebook and Success for Local Businesses
The New Google In a past blog post, we looked the different parts of Google: maps, organics, and sponsored (pay per click). But since then, Google has changed its look—and its game. Now, when you search for a local company or service, the results display as a combination of the maps and organics, with a small map off to the right side that covers the sponsored results as you scroll down. Here’s a short-and-sweet look at how things have changed: the new search results page is on the left, the old … [Read more...] about Online Advertising and the New Google
The Prospect Genius team has sure been busy over the last couple of weeks. Our SEO and customer support staff have been working hand-in-hand to develop some great new features to make the PG program an even better value for our clients! Easy photo uploading: Customers can now upload images directly to the SEO team via their customer access console. The same easy-to-use platform that allows customers access to performance data now enables you to submit photos without the hassle of e-mailing large … [Read more...] about Our labor has FINALLY paid off! Check out the awesome new features PG has to offer.