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Business Owners Beware: Google Scams

  It's an annoyance that's all too common for business owners: Frequent phone calls from individuals who claim to work for Google. They tell you, “there is a problem with your business' Google page” or “we will make your business the top page on local searches.” Unfortunately, these harassing callers are a farce. They do [...]

Do visuals impact the success of a Facebook business page?

The answer is yes! Facebook business pages which post status updates with visuals in the form of videos and photo albums see more results. The same can be said for other social media (SM) platforms. Why? “Visuals are processed 60,000 times faster than text, graphics quickly affect our emotions, and our emotions greatly affect our [...]

By | 2015-05-06T18:39:38+00:00 May 6th, 2015|Social Media, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How video content is paying off more than ever

In the modern days of instant gratification, the average person is less likely to be captivated by content in the form of text. Businesses all across the world are now seeing a sharp increase in the demand for video and image content, partially due to the ever-growing social media presence. On Facebook, for example, the [...]

By | 2017-03-06T21:08:27+00:00 April 15th, 2015|Online Marketing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Is Facebook a choice or requirement for businesses?

The days of advertising on billboards and newspaper clippings have come and passed. The modern billboard, in fact, is the Facebook news feed. Instead of glancing at a giant sign on the drive home from work, prospective customers glance at the various posts from businesses on Facebook throughout the day. Whether this is a good [...]

By | 2017-03-06T21:08:37+00:00 April 2nd, 2015|Social Media, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Mobile Optimization: Staying Relevant on the Go

With the increasing popularity of Cell phones, Phablets, and Tablet PCs, it is no surprise that in 2014 mobile usage surpassed desktops for internet use. Mobile based marketing has become an important factor for any business hoping to target a wide range on consumers. While your business may already have an established online presence, it [...]

By | 2015-03-11T17:06:15+00:00 March 11th, 2015|Uncategorized, Website Optimization|Comments Off on Mobile Optimization: Staying Relevant on the Go

How to increase a Business Facebook Page’s “Likes”

Increasing Facebook page fans (a.k.a. Likes)  can be a tricky process for businesses. Whether it be done via paid advertising on Facebook, or the free organic approaches, Fans are often priority number-one on a Facebook business page. There are paid and organic (free) strategies to increase Facebook fans. Next! Ad Agency provides management services for both. Organic strategies [...]

By | 2015-02-17T14:49:04+00:00 February 17th, 2015|Social Media, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to increase a Business Facebook Page’s “Likes”

Do online reviews matter?

Online reviews can make or break your small business. (Photo Credit: Willirish.com)   By Ryan Vowles -In the modern age of online review sites, small business owners may find it tricky to maintain a healthy image on sites like Yelp, Angie’s List, Google Places, Yahoo ‘Local’, CitySearch, and the all-powerful Facebook. In the [...]

By | 2017-03-06T21:08:45+00:00 February 12th, 2015|Online Marketing, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Do online reviews matter?

Should I use Google Plus for my local business?

  According to Statista research, Google Plus had 300 million active users as of January 2014. Its continuous growth proves that is not a ghost town of a social network, and should be used in your online marketing strategy. It is hard for the average business owner (and even social media industry leaders) to understand [...]

By | 2014-05-30T17:59:09+00:00 May 30th, 2014|Social Media, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Should I use Google Plus for my local business?

To Weebly or Not to Weebly? Pros & cons of DIY website builders.

As a small business owner sometimes looking for the right website solution for your company can be a dizzying experience. Having a well built website is key to having a strong online presence, but with so many options it can be hard to even understand what the important choices are. In reality there are only two [...]

By | 2014-05-17T20:30:14+00:00 May 17th, 2014|Uncategorized, Website Optimization|Comments Off on To Weebly or Not to Weebly? Pros & cons of DIY website builders.

Which social media sites should your business use?

(Image Source: BCG Connect)   Every day it becomes more evident that the use of social media (SM) will benefit businesses integrated marketing communications. If you have not yet looked into using SM for your business, or have had little experience, I recommend following the first few steps listed below to help you decide which SM [...]

By | 2014-05-02T19:43:44+00:00 May 2nd, 2014|Social Media, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Which social media sites should your business use?

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