Easy steps create an online business presence

So you don't have time to create much less manage an online business presence? Duct Tape Marketing has an excellent blog post on "How to Create a Total Online Presence When You Really Don’t Have the Time." The post details these areas and more: How to "listen" in on the social networks and see how your business is getting talked about or how it isn't How to optimize your online content How to claim your [...]

By |2016-11-15T12:44:35-06:00June 29th, 2012|Local Marketing|

Google Offers now available for iPhone

The Google Offers app has been added to the Apple iTunes Store as a free download. The app is designed for the iPhone, but it can also be used on the iPad. The Google Offers app functions much like the Groupon, but according to several of the reviews on the iTunes Store, there are many more offers available.   The Google Offers app has been available for Android for over 8 months now and according [...]

By |2015-07-24T10:17:50-05:00June 21st, 2012|Local Businesses, Local Marketing|

Google Offers for Local Businesses

Google is moving quickly into the local offers space. Google Offers for local businesses is currently still in beta, but they already have nearly 40 US cities "testing" the offers. Google is also launching Google Offers to appear in Google Maps on the Android mobile platform. With the increase in the use of mobile devices and consumers searching for deals and coupon offers, this has the potential to have a huge upside to local businesses. [...]

By |2016-11-15T12:44:35-06:00May 11th, 2012|Local Businesses, Local Marketing|

Using Groupon for a Small Business

There have been numerous articles on the effectiveness of Groupon and whether small and medium businesses should use the service. For some businesses, the use of Groupon has been very positive in attracting new customers. For others, Groupon became not just a minor annoyance, but a nightmare. So is Groupon for a small business a good deal? Well, it depends. Your business needs to structure the deal properly and think through both the positive and [...]

By |2016-11-15T12:44:35-06:00May 10th, 2012|Local Marketing|