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Three Online Marketing Trends Franchisors Can’t Afford To Ignore

Friday, February 9th
If you want your franchisees to grow their businesses and win online, here’s three online marketing trends you can’t afford to ignore: #1 All potential customers have a smartphone. They use it to find and communicate with businesses. Will they do business with your franchise or your competitor? The implications of ignoring smartphone users is… [ Read More ]

Three Ways To Grow Your Business in 2018

Monday, January 22nd
Which business owner doesn't want to grow their business this year? You know what they say, "if you're not growing your business, it's dying." There is some truth to that. Each year my business, and yours too, will lose at least a few customers through natural attrition. In 2017 we lost a good client who… [ Read More ]

Instagram Basics For Your Business

Thursday, August 17th
Instagram (owned by Facebook) is the fastest growing social media platform used by 700 MILLION people each month. Small businesses can now use Instagram to attract new customers, but it can be difficult to know how to get started.  We've created three short videos showing how to setup an Instagram account for your business and… [ Read More ]

Google Paid Search Advertising And Your Business

Thursday, May 11th
  Paid Search Advertising, dominated by Google, is one of the most effective online marketing strategies available for businesses that want to reach potential customers who are searching for their products and services. Google handles more than FIVE BILLION searches each day and many of those searches are from people looking for products and services.… [ Read More ]

The Gift That Keeps On Giving

Thursday, April 13th
Remarketing Ads are like the "Jelly of the Month Club." As you'll recall from the movie Christmas Vacation, Cousin Eddy declared, "Jelly of the Month Club...that's the gift that keeps on giving Clark." Let me first explain what Remarketing Ads are, then I'll explain why they "keep on giving." Remarketing Ads are banner ads that… [ Read More ]

Facebook Ad Revenue To Jump 32% In 2017, Google Up 16%

Thursday, March 16th
Digital ad spending is expected to increase by 16% this year, reaching new heights of $83 billion(1). Digital advertising is continuing to grow as ad spend dollars keep shifting from print, radio and television to online marketing. Google has always dominated digital ads in both search and display ads. eMarketer believes that Google’s share of the search… [ Read More ]

Obvious Digital Marketing Trends For 2017

Friday, February 10th
Why should your business care about digital marketing trends that are obvious? Because everyday we see businesses missing out on opportunities to win more new clients and grow their business because they fail to exploit the opportunities afforded by these obvious trends. The top three obvious digital marketing trends for 2017: Ubiquity of High-End Smartphones… [ Read More ]

The Consumer Review Fairness Act And Your Business

Thursday, December 8th
The Consumer Review Fairness Act was passed by the U.S. Senate on November 28, 2016 and was signed into law by President Obama on December 14, 2016.  The act outlaws the use of "gag clauses" in non-negotiable form contracts.  Gag clauses have been used in contracts by companies that wish to silence unhappy customers.  Such… [ Read More ]

3 Ways To Be More Productive In Your Marketing In 2017

Friday, December 2nd
Now that 2016 is almost over it's time to see how your marketing (and sales) results compared to your goals for the year.  Ask yourself, did we achieve 100% of our company's marketing goals this year? How about 50% of them? Less than that? Hats off to you and your team if you achieved 100%… [ Read More ]