The Local SEO Playbook – Your Guide to Local Rankings

Look, if you’re a local business, meaning most or all of your business comes from customers living in your community, you must get very serious about local SEO.Don’t worry, ranking locally for

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How to Outrank Your Bad Reviews

A Proactive Strategy for Online Ratings & Reviews This week I’m sharing a blog post from John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing.  John does a really great job of laying out why you’re doing

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The Word of Mouth Marketing Myth

There’s a myth in the small business world that all you need is word of mouth marketing and you’ll have more clients than you can deal with. The problem is that most business owners refer to

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Don’t Be Fooled – Robocall Scams Targeting Small Businesses

  Don’t Be Fooled – Robocall Scams Targeting Small Businesses Small Businesses continue to be a driving force in our economy and as such they are now becoming a target of fraudsters.  In

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Are you getting In the way of marketing results?

Are you getting in the way of marketing results?  You might be without intending to. I recently had a discussion with a business owner who said they hate email newsletters so they probably wouldn’t

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The Hidden Cost Of Waiting

The Hidden Cost Of Waiting Many companies I talk to balk at the price of hiring a professional to help them with their marketing.  It just seems too expensive.  They say that they totally understand

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The power of SMART goals

The power of SMART goals Goals are vital to the health of our businesses.  Without them businesses flounder.   How we define our goals is just as important as having goals.  If we state a goal that

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STOP! The #1 Thing You Can Do For Business Success In 2016

Image: Vector Open Stock STOP! The #1 Thing You Can Do For Your Business Success In 2016 You and I both want 2016 to be our best year yet. But how will we make that happen? What’s the #1 thing we

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How To Build A Marketing Plan

13 QUESTIONS THAT WILL LEAD YOU TO YOUR PERFECT MARKETING STRATEGY By John Jantsch Plenty of startups try to determine the perfect business model to take to market only to find that the market doesn’t

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Turning A Negative Into A Positive

Turning Negative Word of Mouth Into A Positive You need to have a plan for dealing with Negative Word of Mouth The Positive Power of Negative Word of Mouth speaks to the fact that you have the power to

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