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How to use Hashtags to Promote Your Local Business and Events

What is a Hashtag? You may have seen and heard the term hashtag. But, what is it? Why does it matter? A hashtag is simply a keyword phrase, spelled out without spaces, with a pound sign (#) in front of it. For example, #InboundHour and #ChocolateLovers are both hashtags. -Hubspot So you see it’s simple,

How to Use Social Media at Trade Shows and Events

You’ve paid your fee’s, rented your tables, you’re purchasing your SWAG, and all your marketing signage is being cranked out by the local print shop. You might think you have all your bases covered, but what is going to drive people to your booth? Is this an “if you build it, they will come” situation?

How to Focus Your Ads on Real Buyers

You set up your first campaigns on AdWords. You researched all the different options. You avoided the pitfall of AdWords Express and you launch your campaign. You are selling Widgets. The finest Widgets in the industry. You read all the blog posts and know everything there is to know about how to choose the top

SEO Priorities for the New Year

It’s a new year. It’s winter. Maybe business is a little slower and you have a little extra time on your hands. Now is a good time to go over your site and commit some of this extra time to getting these SEO tasks completed. After all, waiting is not doing you any favors. Here

On Page Local SEO Tips You Can Use Right Away

Getting your business “out there” locally. Building a website is not enough to get your local business in front of local customers searching for your services. You need good solid SEO to make sure your customers find your content and search engines know what you do and what you’re writing about. If you’ve dipped your

Why you need Managed WordPress Hosting

If you have a WordPress website or are thinking about creating a website you have probably run across the term Managed WordPress Hosting. You may have noticed it seems to cost significantly more with little explanation. We wanted to expound on the difference and which one you should probably choose. Most of the low end hosting you

4 Reasons Your Business Should Be Using Facebook Ads

How do you follow your favorite stores online? You go to Facebook and Like their page. You love the videos they share of their latest products or creating a something amazing or delicious. You feel closer to those businesses, develop a relationship, and engage with them more than other businesses who don’t make the effort to

5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Social Media Manager

Have you ever gone to your favorite bagel shop’s Facebook page expecting a lively page wishing you a happy (insert holiday 🙂 and maybe some specials, a few posts on how to prepare your favorite bagel from home, and other useful info? Only to find a ghost town. It’s disappointing. Today we even expect our

What is Google My Business

  Have you ever Googled your business or one of your services? You open your browser, type in your top service, then bang, right there in .0068 seconds your competitor across town pops up.  It’s frustrating. You know you know you have this service listed on your site. You know you have it linked to from