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Customer Ratings and Reviews webinar will helps businesses understand a new way of managing online reputation and how this can effect search engine rankings of websites and local business listings.
No doubt by now you would have heard of the black hat search engine optimization (SEO) tactics JCPenney’s pursued in order to be ranked well for various search terms particularly in planning for the 2010 holiday season. The news was uncovered by the New York Times in quite a bit of det...
local business listing holiday season readinessLocal business listings give your business the opportunity, for free, to make coupons, offers, discounts, photos, videos and more available to local customers. You can be as big as a Target and as small as a florist to take advantage of lo...
Have you noticed the changes at Google that occurred at the end of October? Local business listings and organic results are merging. The map is on the right and consumer ratings are front and center about a business. While many businesses still have not engaged in local business listin...
Local business marketing discussions using local business listings are presented by Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Internet Marketing, at TIECON Midwest 2010 at The Henry in Dearborn, Michigan. Focusing on creativity and innovation as the primary drivers of entrepreneurial success, ...
Local business listing websites are trying to attract local consumers to use their websites to find local businesses, to rate businesses and to post their reviews. Businesses dependent upon the local market for their revenue need to be aware how local business marketing is achieved wi...
Managing your local business listing through monthly maintenance to update your coupons, events, photos, videos, keywords is necessary. And, let's not forget monitoring and managing the consumer reviews at more than just Google. Many businesses have gone down the path of claiming the...
The only way local listings show up in search results next to the map is if you have managed your listings by entering marketing information. Managing the local business listings begins with claiming followed up updating them with your local business marketing information.
The Michigan Chapter of Mobile Monday announced the speakers and topics for its upcoming monthly meeting. The event will be held on Monday, August 16th from 6:30 – 8:00 p.m. at Ann Arbor SPARK located at 330 E. Liberty Street in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Attendance to this event is Free, an...
Bill Hagen’s Out The Window Advertising partners with SmartFinds Internet Marketing to introduce businesses to the benefits and components of Geo-Marketing, including Geo-Listings, Mobile Marketing and Geo-Social Marketing Out The Window Advertising (www.reachoutthewindow.com), a full...
SmartFinds Internet Marketing has opened up an affiliate program for the first time in its 16 year history that is targeted to local business listings. Local business listings require management that many local businesses do not have the time resources to claim, update and monitor on a...
Free local business marketing raises a question what the local business should expect from free services. Is the local business going to work wait to engage in local business marketing to reach the local consumer. One of the comments made about these security discussions is why do th...
Webinar topics will include the benefits and components of Geo-Marketing, including Geo-Listings, Mobile Marketing and Geo-Social Marketing. Webinar attendees will learn how to use these marketing tools for consumers to find their business, products or services through web searches or ...
Local business listings began with a basic business directory more than a decade ago. Chances are, your business has a local listing wherever you have a physical address location. Check it out — go to Google, type in your company name. You’ll probably see a map locating your business a...
As of December 2009 there were 285,610,580 mobile devices in the United States against a population of 308,505,000. Basically 91% of the population has a mobile device. Mobile marketing has four distinct components that include Mobile Websites, Mobile Applications, SMS/MMS Texting, an...
Geo-Marketing as a local business marketing tool with local business listings is something a local business cannot ignore. There are several components around local business listings and understanding them sooner rather than later will help a local business dependent upon the local co...
Geographic marketing as a local business marketing tool to reach local consumers through web searches or mobile searches. Geo Marketing (or Geographic Marketing) is a new method of marketing a business and its website through web searches, mobile searches and social media.
NASA's CIO Linda Cureton says cloud computing and social media are empowering the space organization to become more efficient, save money, get citizens excited about their agency, and ultimately accomplish more missions. In addition, the City of Los Angeles is one of the nation's first...
Melih Oztalay of SmartFinds Internet Marketing will serve as a featured speaker at Vision 2010, The TM Group’s 11th Annual Microsoft Dynamics Conference and Expo. The event will take place on March 23 at the MSU Management Education Center in Troy, Michigan, and will bring together bu...
Local business listing services are confusing the business owner because there are local listing marketing services, local listing data services and local listing advertising services. Fees for these services are different enough that the business owner cannot make a decision. We wan...
Local business listings have become a good local business marketing tool for the local business to reach the local consumer through web searches and mobile searches. Afterall, local business listings are showing up before organic results in a regular search at the major search engines...
Local business listings have become a significant local marketing tool that is showing the demise of the traditional yellow pages and equally the traditional coupons. The famous Stars Wars quote comes to mind “This will be a day long remembered. It has seen the end of Kenobi, and will ...
The webinars are being hosted by SmartFinds Internet Marketing, with two upcoming sessions scheduled for Wednesday, February 24th at 10:00 a.m. EST and Thursday, February 25th at 2:00 p.m. EST. These free webinars will help introduce the benefits of Local Business Listings to local bus...
Local business listing hijacking is a real situation that can and will have an impact upon a business brand name. Brand name security and brand security has to be front of mind for local businesses with their local business listing.
Free local business marketing with local business listings helps tap into local consumers. As a local business or small business dependent upon the local consumer for your revenue you can tap into a free marketing tool with search engines, social communities, 411 websites and GPS websi...
Local businesses will need to start paying attention to their local business listing for consumer reviews. Consumer reviews on local business listings will affect search engine rankings and also display to other consumers on mobile searches.
The local business is already listed with most of the major search engines and local listing websites. If you have a phone number for your business you are already listed with the major websites that focus their attention on the local market. Any one of these websites receives their ...
Global small businesses can use local business listings on the Internet as a yellow page alternative and to be more easily located by mobile local consumers. Internet based Local business listings are free through the major search engines and display in search results, as well as on m...