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Forum: Local Marketing 27th January 2015, 07:58 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 8,792
Posted By RyanTC
Advertise your business offline

Promotional Items
Most people like getting free items, and giving away inexpensive freebies branded with the company name and logo can quickly get the business’s image in front of hundreds or...
Forum: Local Marketing 27th January 2015, 07:55 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,843
Posted By RyanTC
Promote Your Website

Great article on how to promote your website, online and off in 21 different ways. http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/60916
Forum: Local Marketing 27th January 2015, 07:50 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 12,803
Posted By RyanTC
Door-to-Door Sales

You may find this method of business a bit 'outdated' with the internet and other technologies that exist today. However, this gives the sales people the opportunity and benefit of visiting cities...
Forum: Local Marketing 25th January 2015, 03:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,165
Posted By RyanTC
Social Media Networks

Make the most out of your social media networks. Connect with local businesses, join local groups, and engage with your followers often. You might even want to consider announcing discounts for...
Forum: Local Marketing 25th January 2015, 03:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,356
Posted By RyanTC
Contact Methods

Do no limit your line of contact to emails. Gather the companies / owners phone numbers and give them a ring. You might even want to get addresses and visit some local stores to have a face-to-face...
Forum: Local Marketing 25th January 2015, 03:41 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 2,125
Posted By RyanTC
Franchise Directory

There are many franchise directories on the internet. You might want to start with the following. A listing of franchise opportunities in existence anywhere in the world. International Franchise...
Forum: Print Advertising 12th January 2015, 08:58 AM
Replies: 90
Views: 50,745
Posted By RyanTC
Long Live Print Advertising!

Print – whether promotional or editorial in nature – has a tangibility that the web doesn’t. On a more personal scale, marrying the solidity of print to the convenience of the web strengthens both...
Forum: Print Advertising 12th January 2015, 08:53 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,005
Posted By RyanTC
Marketing Tips for Photographers

Thank yous/Gifts {for word of mouth}
- Thank you cards – send one after each session
Get out there {for more word of mouth and visibility}
- Show up at local events, and with permission from the...
Forum: Print Advertising 12th January 2015, 08:48 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 35,053
Posted By RyanTC
Business Card Printing Services

Reliable printing services:

VistaPrint - www.vistaprint.com
OvernightPrints - www.overnightprints.com
Zazzle - www.zazzle.com/businesscards
Forum: General Search Engine Marketing Information 5th January 2015, 09:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 4,108
Posted By RyanTC
ORM - Online Reputation Management

Here is further information on Online Reputation management - https://blog.kissmetrics.com/guide-to-reputation-management/,...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th January 2015, 09:04 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,601
Posted By RyanTC
Getting on top in SERPs strategically - 2015!

I've found a very informative slide that I'd like to share with you. Covered are items like On-page SEO, Off-page SEO, Social Sharing, Mobile Stragety, etc....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 5th January 2015, 08:57 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 5,975
Posted By RyanTC
Http vs. Https

The following article makes some good points regarding SEO considerations when moving from HTTP to HTTPS that might be helpful to you....
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st December 2014, 09:39 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,610
Posted By RyanTC
Increase Your SERP

Notes on increasing your SERP:

Write 25 headlines, and split test them for CTR
Using Urgency to Increase Clicks
Use authorship, and make your picture stand out like a sore thumb
Cram your SERPs...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st December 2014, 09:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,233
Posted By RyanTC
Free Website Speed Tests

The following websites provide free speed tests:
https://developers.google.com/speed/pagespeed/insights
http://yslow.org/
http://gtmetrix.com/
http://tools.pingdom.com/fpt/...
Forum: Search Engine Optimization 31st December 2014, 09:32 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,963
Posted By RyanTC
SEO Survival Tips

Tip #1 Create Quality Content
Tip #2 Use Organic Outreach to Build Links
Tip #3 Encourage +1’s
Tip #4 Write Good Title Tags
Tip #5 Get People Talking About Your Brand
Forum: Local Marketing 28th December 2014, 03:03 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 4,425
Posted By RyanTC
Local Marketing Ideas

Some basics to consider:
Social Media Marketing, Website, Blog,
TV, Radio, Podcast Ads,
Newspapers, Flyers, Brochures.
Forum: Local Marketing 28th December 2014, 02:58 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,274
Posted By RyanTC
SMS Marketing Tools

Here are some resources you may use in your marketing:
1. SMS Marketing, Text Message Marketing & Mass Texting
2. SMS Marketing instant marketing
Good Luck!
Forum: Local Marketing 28th December 2014, 02:54 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 15,058
Posted By RyanTC
Benefits of SEO for Small Businesses

Some benefits of SEO for small businesses are - user-friendly websites, bring in more customers, better conversion rates, build brand awareness, bypass competition.
Forum: Social Media 21st December 2014, 03:17 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 10,840
Posted By RyanTC
Some tips to build a great website: Your pages...

Some tips to build a great website:
Your pages must load fast.
Your pages should only be as long as they need to be.
Your pages need great navigation.
You should use sprites and images.
Forum: Social Media 21st December 2014, 03:14 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,449
Posted By RyanTC
I've recently read an article that claims the...

I've recently read an article that claims the following: "Your posts don’t reach exactly 16% of your fans, but most likely a little more or a little less — sometimes a lot more or a lot less." You...
Forum: Social Media 21st December 2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 2,268
Posted By RyanTC
Feel free to check out this link to an...

Feel free to check out this link to an informative article that describes Facebook Post Reach. http://www.socialmediaexaminer.com/facebook-reach-guide/
Forum: Local Marketing 14th December 2014, 09:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 9,577
Posted By RyanTC
Online Marketing Local Business

Here are some essential online marketing tips for tanning salons.
Create a Google+ Page.
List your business with all national business listings.
Create Website and add title tag.
Claim or create...
Forum: Local Marketing 14th December 2014, 08:51 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 9,488
Posted By RyanTC
SMS Marketing Benefits

I've got some information on the benefits of SMS marketing I wanted to share with you. This might help with your decision to move forward:
1) Instant Deliverability
2) Flexible Platform
3) Instant...
Forum: Local Marketing 14th December 2014, 08:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,633
Posted By RyanTC
Get your current customers involved!

One thing I recommend is getting your current customs involved and get their take on your business and what they might be looking for...

Here are a few points how you can go about this:
1. Set Up...
Forum: Social Media 6th December 2014, 06:08 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 12,417
Posted By RyanTC
Attract more Facebook Page Fans

Here are a few things that will surely give your Facebook Page more exposure and increase your fan base.
- Post details of the Fan page to our profile page by clicking on the ‘Share’ button, which...
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