What’s the first thing you do when you want to know, go, do or buy something? That’s right, you Google it! The Search Engine Results Page, or SERP, that is displayed for your query can feature up to 17 types of results. That’s a lot of content, and presents several great opportunities for businesses to reach potential new customers through Search Engine Advertising (SEA) and Search Engine Optimisation (SEO).
Digital marketing has evolved so much that today, any size of business can leverage it to drive success. The best part is that it doesn’t demand an arsenal of expensive tools and big budgets to see results. With digital marketing, you can create brand awareness, increase your online presence and drive customers to your business. Most of us are digitally connected and searching for all our needs online. People are always looking for a service or products that your business
The world of digital marketing changes fast! As technology evolves and consumer tastes shift, businesses must adjust their marketing tactics and strategy to align with what’s happening in the world around us. This means, that even if you were seeing great success with your strategy at the start of last year, the same tactics might not be the right fit for you now. That’s why we want to recap the most effective marketing trends as they stand right now. Let’s walk through what you should be doing in the worlds
Have you ever wondered what prospective customers are seeing about your business when they search for you online? Are they seeing your website? Your social profiles? Your local listings? Is all the information about your business not only accurate but also compelling enough to make them take the plunge and become your customer? With Search Engines providing more and more personalised results, it can be difficult to understand how you really look online unless you’re armed with some serious technology and a lot of time. Therefore, it is very important to have a strong
Many businesses have been shut down for a while due to the outbreak. As the restrictions slowly begin to ease out, businesses are gearing up to reopen and resume serving their products and services. As we progress towards the new normal, it is essential to readapt and understand the shift in consumer behaviour. Therefore, now is the time to invest in various marketing tactics that will ensure a strong come back. To help you navigate this transition, we have compiled
For many of us right now the situation is ‘business not as usual’. To make sure consumers are kept up-to-date with when you are open, what products and services you’re currently offering, and how you are keeping your employees and customers safe, we’ve created an online presence checklist for businesses. Complete the steps below to update your website, Google My Business listing, and Facebook business page to ensure customers are getting the right information when searching for you online.
Local businesses across the country and world are facing many challenges due to the outbreak. Let me assure you that our team at ReachLocal are here to support local business owners to keep up and adapt these constantly evolving changes. Here are some quick tips that we believe can help your business stay above the surface during the crisis. 1. Communicate Change A great way to ease anxiety during times of uncertainty is to be open and transparent when communicating with your employees, clients and the community. Most importantly, it is essential to maintain your customer relationships through the most effective
A person leaves you an unhappy review of your product or service online. What do you do? Do you lose faith in your business, or do you end up ignoring the customer and their review? The number one thing is that you should never ignore them! Online reviews work a lot like word of mouth referrals. Consumers are likely to read others’ experience with your business before betting their money. 90% of us read online reviews, and usually, the top six reviews help determine our buying decision. You need to understand that no business is perfect, and you’ll never be able to please everyone. Receiving negative
Christmas is just around the corner, which means now is the time to start thinking about your holiday season marketing in order to stay ahead of the curve. Between shopping for presents and planning a holiday, people will spend a large portion of their time during the Christmas season online, so take advantage of the festive spirit. Let us show you how you can get prepared, with our top holiday marketing tips. Become Mobile-Friendly Christmas is traditionally the time where customers are going to be
Google has recently rolled out several new features in Google My Business (GMB) to help businesses improve their presence in online search, and better interact with current and potential customers. Since launching five years ago, Google My Business has helped 150 million local businesses connect with local people. The platform has continually evolved to provide a better experience for both businesses and users. Let’s find out what these new features do! Welcome Offers Who doesn’t like a deal or two? Welcome Offers