Introducing 10 Ways Small Businesses Are CRUSHING It During the COVID-19 Crisis, and How You Can Crush It, Too! Jim Tracy, President of EZlocal, goes in-depth! EZlocal is a leader in digital presence management helping thousands of business locations manage their local-social-website content across internet directories, online maps, social networks, and search engines. [Read Full Article]
A: Having a grand social presence anywhere is a great thing, but you absolutely need a website for your business. [Read Full Article]
When your customer base is small, you can be exceptionally responsive to the needs and desires of those customers.
But what about when the goal is active growth? Your website acts as a natural extension of word of mouth (not a substitute for it). [Read Full Article]
In February, Darren Shaw of Whitespark presented the much anticipated Local Search Ranking Factors (2017) at a Local U workshop. Let us break it down into the executive summary you need to run it up the chain. [Read Full Article]
Looking back on the past year, the importance of maintaining your business in the digital realm is readily apparent. Gone are the days of thumbing through a phone book, reorganizing your Rolodex, and coupon-clipping apart your local paper. Real-time information, mapping, and customer reviews are ubiquitous in local search. A wealth of information is at the click of a button - at least it’s expected to be -- if you’re a consumer.
Consider some of this data. According to a Cisco update, global mobile data traffic grew an overall 81 percent last year. To help put that in perspective, consider that mobile data traffic this year was almost 18 times the size of the entire global internet data traffic in 2000, and more than 500 million new mobile device connections were accounted for in the last year. The growth is exponential. At the end of 2013, a Busin... [Read Full Article]
Some of the new TLDs that have been talked about for months are now available. [Read Full Article]
I read a WSJ article this morning announcing that for the first time in more than a decade, a whole slew of new and descriptive domains are scheduled to roll out this year. The actual domains haven’t been revealed yet, but apparently we may see domains like .plumber and .newyork. [Read Full Article]
If your business doesn't have a webpage on the internet already, you're way past overdue to get one. [Read Full Article]