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Google Analytics is Moving to GA4

Google Analytics 4 is now the default version – and it’s VERY different from what you may be used to! Learn what to do before you lose access to your analytics data.

Why You Should Ask Customers to Take Photos

A recent study of consumer behavior by Bazaarvoice found that: Two-thirds of consumers prefer customer-generated images to images created professionally for companies Over half agree that social media influences purchases Why should you care? While this research focused on shoppers in general (rather than home or business owners), it suggests that you can improve your…

Citations Are ‘Table Stakes’ for Local Businesses

If you don’t have your citations in order, you’re killing your chances of appearing in the local pack and organic listings in the Google search results.

Why Getting Online Reviews Is Critical

When it comes to online reviews, the biggest deciding factors in whether a consumer will do business with a company are …

Major Change to Google Ads (formerly AdWords) – Use It To Get Better Results

Google recently added an extra headline and description to expanded text ads (there are now 3 headlines & 2 description fields). What does it mean for you?

Google is Recording Calls From Your Ads

Google will now record a sample of calls to your business from Google Ads that have call extensions enabled. Agree to it or you can’t use call extensions.

Blog Articles

10 Questions to Answer Before Launching a Blog

Last week a client called me to say “I want you to build me a blog.”  Hmmm.  OK.  Not an unusual request.  My response was to ask “Why? What will a blog do for your business?”  Silence.  I could hear the clock ticking.  Finally, after some throat-clearning, he came out with “Well, doesn’t every business…

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Top Ten Website Mistakes for Small Businesses

Most small businesses will benefit from a website – but only if it’s done right. Here are the top ten things to avoid when building your website, and how to do it right.

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SEO and Branding – Which Drives Which?

There’s ongoing debate about the roles of branding and search engine optimization (SEO) in growing your online business. One school of thought holds that branding in the internet age is an outdated and limited concept. Being held hostage by a brand, and letting it drive your online marketing program, severely limits your ability to find…

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Marketing Ideas for Every Month of the Year!

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