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Old School Marketing 101: Tips for Successful In-Person Marketing

If you’re a small business owner, you undoubtedly know that your online presence is critical to your success in this day and age. So does growing reliance on technology mean that small business owners should focus solely on online methods and ditch those traditional in-person marketing tactics that, if we’re being honest, make us cringe?

The answer is “no.” The reality is that ‘old school’ marketing techniques – you know…actually meeting and talking with people – are still important.

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Marketing

7 Ways to Make Your Offers Hard to Refuse

You’ve got a product or service to sell, but it’s not going to sell itself. In this post, I’m going to give you some marketing tips on how to make your offers so irresistible that your audience just HAS to buy! After all, as the saying goes, “nothing happens until someone sells something”! Let’s get those sales numbers up then, shall we?

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Instagram & LinkedIn

8 Ways to Increase Your Visibility and Engagement on LinkedIn

As LinkedIn’s popularity grows, so too should your desire to reach as many people as possible through this avenue. LinkedIn is really a different animal from other social media sites because you’re working exclusively with other business professionals. That also makes it a great way to make connections and pinpoint the content to the precise group you’re trying to reach.

But how do you get that content to reach as many people as possible? Read on to learn some of the surefire ways the Local Search Essentials team recommends to engage on LinkedIn.

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personal brand

5 Reasons Why You Should Be Marketing Your Personal Brand In 2020

You undoubtedly know what branding is, and you’ve probably spent considerable time working on brand identity and brand awareness for your business. But have you thought about building your personal brand? That is, have you considered that your reputation, both online and offline, may now be just as important as the reputation of your business?

Read on to find out from the Local Search Essentials team why it’s so important to market your personal brand as you head into the new year.

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How Often Should I Be Posting to My Blog?

blogTo blog or not to blog…blogging frequency is somewhat of a sticky topic in the digital marketing world. Some people have hard and fast beliefs about how “you have to post seven blogs per week or EVERYTHING WILL EXPLODE!” Others only post whenever they feel like it, which can be as unpredictable as it sounds.

 

In truth, both camps are wrong. Posting on a regular schedule is absolutely essential. It helps you build audiences, stay organized and discipline yourself to continually push out worthwhile content.

 

On the other hand, posting too frequently leads to diminishing returns. Posting every day, for example, can mean that a fair chunk of your blogs never get read. When promoting your blogs on social media, the algorithms may also be much more likely to pass over your umpteenth blog promotion for the week.

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10 Experts to Follow for Growing a Small Business Using Digital Marketing

digital marketingSometimes, all you need to achieve breakthroughs in business is a good mentor. The path to growing a small business using digital marketing is never easy nor obvious. Yet, by following the guidance and advice of others, it can quickly become more clear.

 

Business owners these days have more advantages than ever when it comes to finding great marketing insights online. Whereas a few decades ago you’d have to buy books and attend talks in person, now mind-blowingly great advice is just a few clicks away.

 

To help you find the information and inspiration your small business needs to achieve greatness through digital marketing, we’ve compiled a list of 10 of the best digital marketing experts worth following. Their content and vision will help you cut out bad habits, embrace change and start engaging in strategies that grow your business reliably.

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The Best Digital Marketing New Year’s Resolutions for Crushing It In 2018

Digital Marketing

After the last echoes of ringing in the New Year subside, everyone reflects on how to make 2018 better through their own actions. If you’re a digital marketer, this time marks the perfect opportunity to set ambitious goals and pledge to cut out bad habits.

 

To help inspire you to do better in the New Year and meet success head on, here are our 5 top recommended digital marketing New Year’s resolutions for 2018.

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