Author Archives: Jim Merrick

3 Reasons A Strong Online Presence Will Help You Make More Money

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Studies have proven that advertising consistently over time can increase profitability by 30% or more. This is true because advertising helps build brand recognition that ultimately influences purchasing decisions.  In our Internet driven world, a strong online presence works like a robust advertising campaign and may be all you really need to make more money […]

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Marketing – Essential to Attracting New Customers and Growing Your Business

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Effective marketing is absolutely essential to gaining more customers and growing your business. Yet statistics indicate that if you sell products or services locally, marketing is very likely one of those things you do randomly or not at all. The fact of the matter is that marketing can be complicated, time consuming and expensive. As […]

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Local Online Marketing – Should You Be Doing More?

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If you sell products or services locally and still aren’t sure whether or not you should be doing more online marketing, you might find this local online marketing statistic compelling. The latest digital influence study from Deloitte shows that more and more shoppers are influenced by information they view online.   More specifically 56% of […]

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How to Save Money

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A knowledgeable consumer is not only the best defense from fraud and deception but the best way to save money and ensure satisfaction with the products you buy and services you use. One of the best ways to save money is to ensure you don’t become a fraud victim. Doing any business in our society […]

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How to Get Found Online in 14 Simple Steps

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If you are selling products and services within your local community then learning how to get found online in 14 simple steps may be just what you need to help you grow your business and increase your profitability. The steps highlighted below are part of our local marketing program. We call the program “local marketing […]

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Promote Your Credibility

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Your credibility is one of the keys to profitability. You don’t purchase products or services from people or businesses you don’t trust, and neither does anybody else. Research confirms that consumers make purchasing decisions much quicker if they trust the people and businesses they are purchasing from. In addition, polls indicates that consumers will not […]

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How to Write a Blog Post

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Learning how to write a blog post isn’t hard. In fact, if you sell products and services locally, you probably already have lots of content for your blog posts. That’s because if you sell products and services those products and services help people in some way. Great content for blog posts helps people is some […]

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A Local Business Marketing Plan will Help You Get Found Online

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The first step to increasing your sales and growing your business is to clearly incorporate a local business marketing plan that will help you reach your objectives. A local business marketing plan is nothing more than a map that helps you follow a path to reach those objectives. An online marketing plan that defines what tools and how you are going […]

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Why Get Found Online

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  If you sell a product or service and you’re asking yourself – why get found online – maybe you should consider doing something else. If you sell products or services locally and don’t have an online presence, you’re not only missing out on lots of opportunity, you’re jeopardizing your ability to grow your business […]

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How to Get Found Online

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Learning how to get found online is something every person selling products and services in the local community should do. In fact learning how to get found online today has never been more important. More than half of all small businesses fail within the first 5 years of operation. While there are many different factors […]

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