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7 Instagram Hacks for Small Business Owners

Instagram may be one of the most underrated and underused social media platforms out there (besides the likes of new entrants Snapchat) for small businesses. It has come a long way from just being a filter tool to fix or enhance pictures. Many of the giants like Starbucks, Nike and Levi’s are dominating the platform with engaging content that draws huge amounts of followers. You may be aware of the likes of Kim Kardashian and celebrities ruling on Instagram, but [...]

4 SEO Tips Your Small Business Can Use

Not only can utilizing SEO for your business increase traffic to your website, but it can help your business to grow offline, too. Nowadays, it’s hard to find a better marketing method for reaching as many people as possible. Simply put? SEO is here to stay, and here are the stats to prove it. While SEO is useful for nearly every type of business, it can be especially effective if you’re trying to run your company online. Whether you sell [...]

3 Great Digital Marketing Tips to Increase Your Online Presence in 2017

It seems like every year, there are new tips and tricks to keep track of when it comes to Internet marketing, and how to make the most of it. It’s easy to start out each year with specific goals in mind for your business, but as things change, your goals should adapt. Trends are constantly shifting in the world of digital marketing, and if your business has been using the same strategies for several years, it’s definitely time for [...]

5 SEO Tips to Improve Your Search Rankings

Whether you own a small business or run a large corporation, “search engine optimization” has likely come up more than once in your marketing meetings. Unfortunately, it’s become a bit of a buzzword, which makes some businesses scared to tap into its full potential. While the strategies and successes behind SEO have shifted slightly over the years, it’s very clear that it’s here to stay, and can make all the difference when it comes to the overall growth of [...]

Which Online Marketing Strategies Can Help Your Business Grow

Many businesses are not utilizing online marketing in an effective way and this is hurting the growth of their business.  There are hundreds of thousands of potential clients that perform web searches on a daily basis and if a business is not anywhere near the top of these searches, they are losing out. Online marketing is a little more difficult than just placing an ad in print in the local newspaper.  Businesses will need to spend time placing all of [...]

Local Search Engine Marketing In Tulsa, Is More Important Than Ever

If you own a business with any kind of online presence, or have talked to anyone in the marketing field, chances are you’ve at least heard of SEO (Search Engine Optimization). But sometimes, dealing with SEO can seem like a global endeavor, and can be extremely overwhelming for a local business. Maybe you just want to cater to the people in your local community, or the people passing through. If you don’t sell something that can be shipped or [...]

Tips on Creating Content for Your Website

The text content on your website is not only important for generating sales and leads for your business, but it’s also a must for SEO-Search Engine Optimization. The more unique and keyword rich original text content that you have on your website, the better it is from a search engine optimization perspective. Since we are not all professional content writers, here are some tips that will help you compile the text content and pages for your new or existing [...]

Local Search Engine Ranking Factors

Here is our list of the most important local search engine ranking factors as of 2014: Local search listing are the search results you usually see right under the paid ad’s at the top of search engines like Google, Bing & Yahoo. The local search listings are crucial to a local businesses success online & offline. Here is our list of the most important ranking factors & some negative factors that could be holding your listing back. Ranking Factors 1. Selecting Appropriate [...]