Claiming and Setting up your Yelp Page
How to Claim and Set up a new Yelp so you can start using it!
I am the Founder and CEO of #SMART Business Consulting and have been involved in rapid business growth everywhere I’ve stopped. As a US Army Veteran, serving in Iraq in 2003-2004 in OIF/OEF, I learned the true meaning of discipline and working for the good of the team. The other major lesson I learned was that efficiency is key to the success of a mission while minimizing losses. - Increased the revenue of a golf entertainment business by 53% in 15 months by optimizing digital advertising strategies - Built a 5 location Scooter Rental Company - Was instrumental in growing a social media management company into an INC 500 Fastest Growing Company as one of the first hires. - Built the operational systems and processes that increased revenue by over $2 million in 2 years for a digital advertising agency, placing them on the INC5000 Fastest Growing Company in back to back years - Served as the consultant for a digital advertising start-up, obtaining the required financing, building the operational framework, and building a sales system that delivered results immediately - Worked with dozens of small businesses to improve their eBrand and increased the revenue generated from their review sites and social media profiles.
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What should your blog discuss? How many posts should get published, and how often? Just who the heck is going to read this stuff, anyway?
Local search is a major deal for businesses, especially for small businesses. A company could potentially force themselves into bankruptcy if their online visibility is non-existent.
There’s no getting away from business reviews. The good news is that there are methods to get more business reviews as well as effectively managing reviews from customers. Also, businesses needn’t fear negative online reviews, as there are ways to negate the effect of negative reviews.
Creating content for social media is essential—you need to be present where your customers are, and they’re on social. While it is free to partake, creating an effective social media strategy and sticking to it takes diligence and determination.
It’s important to create social media content that provides value to your customers without hocking spam day in and day out. To succeed on social media you need to know your consumers and keep them entertained. Don’t have time to test the waters?
Programmatic advertising is big, and it’s not something that will disappear in the next few years. According to a study from eMarketer, US programmatic digital display ad spending will reach $22.10 billion in 2016. The kingdom is expanding, and overtaking new advertising territory every day
Whose job is customer service? The truth is, customer service is the responsibility of everyone in your company. Building a brand means delivering on a promise again and again. It means consistency and maintaining effective customer relationships.
Content marketing is an effective strategy to interact with consumers and introduce them to your business’s brand. By providing consumers with value before they even visit your store, you are building positive relationships and connections to your brand, resulting in long-lasting customer loyalty and brand equity for your business.
According to Google, 9 out of 10 of local searches lead to action, with more than 50% leading to sales. If businesses have a good web presence, customers will go to them rather than the competitor. Once they’re in the store, 79% of customer use their smartphones inside to look at reviews or compare prices and 74% of them end up making a purchase. Those numbers alone make the opportunity clear: online reputation management is essential for your business to get consumers in the door to make the sale.
All in all, it’s a pretty swell time to be building a website for your business. Hosting is cost-effective and secure, design templates have never looked nicer, and there is plenty of great content out there to help guide you through the process. But if you are ever curious if your website is serving you well, just follow this tip from Kevin Lao at Google: take out your phone, pull up your site and ask yourself “do you like what you see?” Now go to your closest competitor’s site and ask yourself the same question. Your answer will tell you all you need to know.
Search Engine Optimization is important to consider when creating and publishing any kind of online content—whether it’s your business website, blog or otherwise. The better your business gets at optimizing your content for SEO, the more likely you are to be seen online, and the more business you’ll get to your storefront!