Ways to drive more traffic to your business with Google My Business

September 13, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

We recently talked about the new Welcome Offer feature offered by Google My Business as a way to increase engagement and earn new customers. That is just one way the search engine giant is strengthening its business services. Google My Business is also rolling out additional features that will help drive customers to your web... Read More

Facebook updates Messenger feature to improve business interactions

September 04, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Facebook made some changes recently to help businesses and their customers have more valuable interactions. The updates to the business messenger platform are designed to improve the experience for users and businesses alike. “We constantly test and learn on how to improve Messenger,” said Ted Helwick in the announcement from Facebook. “Simply put, we want... Read More

Facebook turns Business Manager to a true ‘Asset’

August 02, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Facebook has unveiled another change that can help marketers manage their business pages more effectively and efficiently. The Business Asset Group feature will allow businesses to better organize and manage their social media pages. The feature will help business owners distribute the load of social media marketing, which can be a 24/7 operation. “To support... Read More

Facebook upgrades allows more control over ad placement

May 01, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Everyone has seen an example of bad ad placement. Whether it’s an advertisement for a funeral home adjacent to one for a fast food restaurant, a cruise ship/swimming lesson combo or something more risqué, it shows that you can’t always control every aspect of your business advertisements. Business owners double and triple check their advertising... Read More

How important is your email list?

November 05, 2018

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Recent security issues with Facebook and other social media challenge present a double-edged sword for marketers. On the one hand, news that data had been compromised is a reminder of why it is important for businesses to own their communication platforms—as if dwindling organic reach figures and constantly-changing news feed algorithms weren’t enough. It also... Read More

Facebook is changing ratings to recommendations

September 03, 2018

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Facebook is changing the way people will review your business page. The social media giant is rolling out a plan to all business pages that would replace the rating system to recommendations in an attempt to generate more authentic information about the quality of business you operate. “Local business pages have always features ratings and... Read More

Are Google searches rigged?

September 01, 2018

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Are Google search results rigged against you? The obvious answer to this question is ‘no,’ but many people are still asking it after President Donald Trump’s latest unsubstantiated claim. For those that missed it, the president recently called Google’s search results “rigged,” in a tweet, claiming that searches of “Trump news” only showed reporting by... Read More

It’s beginning to look a lot like…Christmas?

June 07, 2018

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

We know what you’re thinking. Please! I’ve barely warmed up! I can’t be thinking about Christmas! True, the year is barely six months old and, while we don’t want to hasten its departure any more than the next full-service marketing firm, it’s time to start thinking about your holiday marketing campaign—or, at the very least,... Read More