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3 Critical Online Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

In today’s world, promoting your small business online is a must. However, knowing where to focus your online efforts and spend your valuable time can be challenging. Check out these three critical marketing tips that your small business should be prioritizing....
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Market Your Small Business with Google My Business Photographs

With the majority of consumers today turning to Google when searching for new places to eat, hang out, shop, etc., it’s essential for your small business to have, and fully utilize, a Google My Business listing to keep your search engine...
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FAQ – What is the Difference Between Resizing and Compressing Images?

Websites are filled with images. Big, small, and some with stunningly high definition. Although website visitors may want to see all those images, they often do not wish to wait long for the images and the remainder of your webpage to...
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Infographics Part 2: Ways to Effectively Use Them for Your Small Business

In last week’s blog, we discussed what infographics are and why they are important marketing tools for your small business. This week, we’ll outline a few ways to use infographics to effectively portray your information. These polished visual depictions or graphic...
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Infographics Part 1: A Helpful Tool for Your Small Business

Even if you aren't familiar with the term, it's highly likely that you've seen at least one type of infographic. Simply put, an infographic provides information using mostly pictures and/or icons instead of just text. This can be done through pie...
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Backlink Building Benefits for Small Business Customers

Before the onset of the internet, “word of mouth” was an essential marketing tool for small businesses. Earning a good reputation in one's community meant building relationships with both the public and related businesses that proved helpful to their own customers....
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10 Small Business Cyber Security Statistics

The world wide web has brought numerous benefits to the world, including technological advancements and unimaginable global connections. Unfortunately, it has also led to the rise of cybercrimes that can have detrimental effects. Recent Juniper research revealed that in 2019, such...
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5 Benefits of a CRM System for Your Small Business

As we enter 2020, have you made any resolutions for your small business? Maybe one of those resolutions is to keep better track of your customers. If you’re a small business owner, you already know how essential your customer relationships are...
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Google's Recent Algorithm Update: What BERT Means for Your Small Business

Google aspires to be fair to companies that want consumers to find their websites and to the consumers searching for results that best meet their needs. To achieve these goals, Google updates its algorithms hundreds of times a year. These updates...
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Benefits of Google Analytics for Small Business Owners

The evolution of the World Wide Web has made globalization and digitization easier, leading to an increase in the number of people and devices that access the internet. In a bid to leverage this, many companies have taken their businesses online...
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3 Online Advertising Techniques to Help You Generate More Leads

When marketing your products or services online, it's important to engage and connect with your audience. The key to managing your buyers' cycles and coordinated marketing efforts is first to understand your buyers' motivations. Check out a few online advertising techniques...
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A Small Business Quick Guide to Local SEO Audits

Amid such a digitally dynamic business environment, ranking highly in search engine results has become crucial to your small business’s success. With the majority of consumers turning to the web to find products/services, ensuring that customers can conveniently find your small...
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Tips to Leverage Your Online Presence

Whether you run a single-person operation or manage fifty employees, establishing a solid and consistent online presence is essential to your business’ success. Online basics such as creating a website and starting an email list are just the beginning. There are...
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4 Ideas for Promotions During the Holiday Season

It’s the holiday season! With the holidays comes a major increase in online activity, making now an excellent time to boost your online marketing efforts. Even if your business isn’t offering anything seasonally specific, there are many brilliant ways to leverage...
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3 SEO Ranking Factors: What You Need to Know to Stay Relevant

As you know, simply having a website these days doesn't guarantee leads. The businesses that generate the most leads from their sites are making smart use of search engine optimization (SEO) and keeping up with the ongoing changes. It's all about...
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Social Media Management Using Hootsuite and Buffer: Which One is Right for Your Small Business?

Hootsuite and Buffer are two social media posting solutions used by many small business owners who prefer a fully-integrated social media management dashboard. These tools offer a wide range of features designed for scheduling content ahead of time, making it easy...
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What Small Businesses Should Know About Cyberattacks and Web Security

We often hear about the large, nationwide company security breaches, whether it be database hacks or publicly shared user information, and it can sometimes seem like only the big corporations are targets. However, a recent study shows 43% of website hacks...
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Alt Text: Why It’s Important for Your Business

We all know the timeless saying “A picture is worth a thousand words”. On the internet, though, that might not be so true – especially for search engines. Have you ever wondered what a search engine reads/detects when it comes across...
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3 Ways Your Small Business Can Thrive on Twitter

With the number of social media users continuously growing, it’s no surprise that social media platforms are quickly becoming a necessary marketing tool for small businesses. Companies effectively using social media continue to grow and expand their brand, while those that...
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3 Content Tips to Improve Search Rankings

When it comes to writing content for online audiences, ensuring your content is engaging is essential. According to Nielsen Norman Group, around 79% of readers spend time skimming rather than reading online content; only 16% read pages word-by-word. From these statistics,...
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3 Ways to Use Online Advertising for Your Small Business

Maximizing organic efforts and generating leads with referrals, free resources, and networking is crucial to any business. However, in today’s world, online advertising is an especially effective marketing tool. Below are just a few of many ways small businesses can use...
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