Lookupbook Reviews: Internet Reputation Management

Five steps to getting your internet listing under control: 1. Set your expectations. This may not be a quick fix, so the sooner you get started the sooner you’ll get the kind of internet listings you want. Depending on the issue you’re attempting to correct, it will take at least 30 days to address and more likely 90 days. . . . → Read More: Lookupbook Reviews: Internet Reputation Management

Google Places: Moves to Negative Option for Local Business Listings

According to the official announcement for the change, Google is introducing a streamlined process for updates to potentially incorrect listings. In instances where data such as the business hours, address, or name of a location are submitted, “the organic listing will automatically be updated and the business owner will be sent an email notification about the change.” . . . → Read More: Google Places: Moves to Negative Option for Local Business Listings

Local Online Marketing: Facebook Zip Code Ad Targeting

I still believe zip code advertising on Facebook will be big win for locally based US small businesses trying to do targeted internet marketing. . . . → Read More: Local Online Marketing: Facebook Zip Code Ad Targeting

Lookupbook

Local online marketing is critical to your business success and directories can help, most of the time. Here is a quote from Lookupbook (a directory service) website: “Lookupbook helps new business owners launch their business startup by providing free new business listings, timely business startup news, and new business directory advertising that enables prospects to easily find your new business.”. . . . → Read More: Lookupbook

If You Build it They Will Come, Won’t They?

Local online marketing begins with creating a website. In this day and age, any business must have a website. However, simply creating a website and expecting your potential customers to find you on the Internet is wishful thinking. . . . → Read More: If You Build it They Will Come, Won’t They?

Small Business Impact: Facebook’s New Profile

I watched Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg on 60 Minutes last night. Unlike most of America, I’ve not seen the movie, “The Social Network”. Very little news is objective these days, but I felt the whole issue of how Facebook came to be is too important an issue to form an opinion based on the creative . . . → Read More: Small Business Impact: Facebook’s New Profile

Local Online Marketing: Google Places-Have you Staked Your Claim?

Local online marketing is being enhanced by Google. With the implementation of Google Places, Google local search provides more space and emphasis on location. The impact of this change leaves many small business owners confused by their new organic page ranking. Many small businesses that previously organically ranked on the first page of Google local . . . → Read More: Local Online Marketing: Google Places-Have you Staked Your Claim?

Local Online Marketing Using Yelp

Yelp provides a great local online marketing opportunity for small businesses. Basic contact information, hours of operations, detail service information and much more can be provided. . . . → Read More: Local Online Marketing Using Yelp

Local Online Marketing Using Google Places

Google places is a free service offered to local businesses. You can sign your business up in Google places by providing your company name, business hours, description of the services or products you provide, photos, videos, or whatever makes your business appealing to your target market.

After submitting the listing you wait for Google to . . . → Read More: Local Online Marketing Using Google Places

Local Online Marketing: 7 Essential WordPress Plugins

There are hundreds of WordPress plugins in use and everyone has their own top list of favorites. This is not an endorsement, but my suggestions based on my practical experience for the essential WordPress plugins for your blog and online marketing efforts. . . . → Read More: Local Online Marketing: 7 Essential WordPress Plugins