When you change your business address in real life, what do you do? You probably start by submitting an address change to the post office. Then, you update any accounts you have with banks, credit card companies, insurance agencies, and so on. You also have to go down the list and notify all of your vendors, marketers, and important contacts. In a nutshell, it's a big pain. Unfortunately, that's not all. It's crucial that you also remember to update all of your business's online listings. And … [Read more...] about What You Need to Know About Changing Your Business Address
Start 2017 off the right way! One easy way to set yourself up for a great year of online marketing in 2017 is to make sure all your online info is up to date. We're talking directory listings, Google Maps, Angie's List... Basically, wherever your business is listed on the Internet. Having consistent, accurate information about your business across the web is a fundamental component of your overall web presence. Double-checking that all your details are correct is worth the effort if it means … [Read more...] about Are You in Good Shape for Online Marketing in 2017?
How much do you know about your small business's directory listings? Our guess: Not nearly as much as you should. They may seem negligible compared to the overwhelming, day-to-day demands of running a business; however, if you don't stay on top of them, your directory listings could wind up being populated with incorrect information about your company. In turn, this will have far-reaching, negative effects on your web presence. Whether you've worked with an SEO provider in the past or your web … [Read more...] about What You Don't Know About Directory Listings Can Hurt You
Conflicting information is a hidden land mine that business owners step on repeatedly. We've talked at length about how the success of a campaign is a result of synergy—all aspects of your online presence working together to generate greater results—but this synergy can be inverted, as well. If there are aspects of your campaign that don't match or work together, your entire online presence will sink. Small mistakes like spelling errors and mismatching addresses on different listings may not … [Read more...] about Avoid the Land Mine of Conflicting Information
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Google is constantly refining and updating its algorithms to generate the most helpful and relevant search results possible for its users. As a business owner in the year 2014, you're well aware of this. You've probably seen firsthand the changes—some more subtle than others—in Google+ Local, Google Places for Business, and even standard Google search pages. But did you know that these algorithm changes have a significant impact on the advertising strategies that businesses are allowed to … [Read more...] about Outdated Google Hacks You Need to Stop Using