In this episode of the Found Bytes podcast, Ignitor Digital cofounders Carrie Hill and Mary Bowling share what service area businesses can do with their website and Google My Business profile to increase their local search visibility.
Thanks to review sites like Yelp, Google+, and TripAdvisor, you don't have to go far to find what hundreds of people have to say about a local business. Why are these sites so important? Monitoring and responding to your customers' feedback can have a huge impact on your business!...
Did you know consumers use online listings as their primary source for deciding which business to buy from? If consumers don’t have the correct information about your company, they won’t be able to reach you. Updating your online listings ensures that your business details are complete and accurate throughout the web, no matter where your customers may find them...
While you cannot control what other people post online about your business, you do have some control over the outcome of a negative review. This post will go over how to respond to negative reviews, so that you can mitigate the damage and protect your business's reputation.
A niche market strategy serves to help you to find a profitable niche for your business, to properly serve and market to that niche, as well as to maintain other aspects and values of your business. This article provides some guidelines to consider when forming your niche market strategy.
While there is no one magic formula for the perfect landing page, there are certain design and marketing fundamentals that every landing page should follow. This article provides 11 best practices for landing pages that can guide you toward getting the best results.
Good landing pages have an attractive offer and strong call to action that is targeted toward the user. This post will go over the elements that make a good landing page, and how to align each one for campaign success
Writing ad copy for pay-per-click ads is a delicate process that takes time, thought, and a lot of practice. This post will provide tips and guidelines for writing ad copy that will yield the most success for SEM campaigns.
Search engine marketing (SEM) is very effective in improving your online visibility and website traffic. Learn the basics of SEM, also known as pay-per-click (PPC) advertising: what it is, how it works, and how it can benefit your business.
A landing page makes the steps to conversion clear and simple, thereby increasing the number of people who take action. In this post we’ll go over the basics of landing pages and how they help to drive more conversions and customers to your business.
There are two ways to enhance your online presence in relation to search engines: organic search engine optimization and paid search advertising. This post will go over these two types of search engine strategies, and how they can help you build your online presence.
The Facebook Ads platform offers a number of approaches to targeting your ads. You can target your ads based on interests or demographics; or you can target your ads based on stage of engagement with your business or position in your sales funnel. This article goes over are four types of audiences that you can create using the Facebook Ads platform.
A successful website for your business is one that informs visitors, keeps them on there, and converts them into leads and customers. This article will provide actions you can take to achieve these elements of a successful website.
All too often, competition in business is perceived as bad, and competitors are looked upon as something to avoid. The reality is, competition is both inevitable and beneficial to your business. Your competitors can teach you a lot, so it is important for you to monitor them them. So who are your competitors? This post will go over how to find your competitors so you can keep your business the best it can be.
While there are many benefits of niche marketing, finding your niche market can be difficult. Among the different types of customers that you can market to for your business, which one do you pick? How do you find the most profitable fit for your products and services? This article will give you some guidelines on finding your niche market.
While guerrilla marketing for small business has many benefits, it also has its risks. The elements that make up a successful guerrilla marketing tactic can just as easily create negative experiences for your customers. Follow these tips to ensure your guerrilla marketing strategy is a success with both satisfying and growing your target audience.
With a niche strategy, you leverage your expertise in one area to stand out from your competition. You may provide other products or services, and you may serve a broader audience, but specializing in one area helps you to distinguish your business and stand out in your market.
Guerrilla marketing for small business involves finding unique ways to achieve common objectives. Nontraditional, memorable, and unexpected will look different from business to business. The key to coming up with effective guerrilla marketing tactics is to know both your business needs and your audience, and to take your thinking out of the box.
Whether you’re a software solution, a traveling service, a brick and mortar shop, or have an online store, there are many benefits of Facebook advertising. With the various kinds of Facebook ads out there and the multiple objectives to choose from, the benefits of Facebook ads can be very specific to your product or service or business goals; but there are some general Facebook advertising benefits. Here are four benefits of Facebook advertising that apply to businesses universally.
The benefits of a responsive website are not just limited to your website. They extend to your customers, your store, your web presence, and ultimately your sales. When it comes to connected devices and online users, the numbers are only growing; and a responsive website is essential if you want your business growing too.
Facebook ad images play a crucial role in the effectiveness of the ad. Yet they have some stiff competition, as they are sandwiched between images of friends, pets, cute kids, and cool places. This post describes six ways to improve the effectiveness of your Facebook ad images, and some businesses to which they are most applicable.
In today's digitally dominated world, having a business website is as necessary as it once was to be listed in the Yellow Pages. In fact, 85% of consumers use the internet to find local businesses. If your business is not on the web, it's not existing in a world where most consumers are spending their time. So, why exactly does your business need a website? Well...