Online Reputation Checklist

Online Reputation Checklist

Reputation Management Checklist First – Watch This Video for an Overview     Why Do You Need To Pay Attention to Your Online Reputation? The online reputation of your business can’t be overestimated!  Any time consumers are trying to make a purchasing decision they check for reviews online for products and services they are interested in across multiple resources. 90% of consumers say online reviews impact their decisions! That means even if your business is listed first in search engine results but your competitor has a higher reputation rating, 56% of consumers would prefer the business with a better rating than yours! Moreover, there is a 6.5% increase in sales for every 0.5 a point increase in business reputation star rating! If your goal is to get more sales, your reputation growth strategy should be the main focus of your marketing efforts! What Steps Should You Take? We will help you make sure that you have a good grip on your reputation with this comprehensive step-by-step checklist! BONUS: It includes actionable links to get the things done! Know What Your Customers Find About Your Business Online ⬜ Google Your Business Name to Find All The Mentions About Your Business Online ⬜ Check Google Maps for Directions and Details About Your Business ⬜ Search Your Business Name + Reviews on Google, Yahoo, Bing to find all the reviews ⬜ Review Major Directories That Show Feedback For Your Business like Better Business Bureau, Yelp, YellowPages, SuperPages, InsiderPages, CitySearch, Foursquare, Yellowbook, etc. ⬜ See What Reviews or Recommendations Are Visible Across Social Media For Your Business: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn, etc. Track...

Creating Customers Out of Missed Calls

You’re Losing Potential Customers and It’s Not Your Fault!!!   Let’s face it, when you own a business, you’re going to miss some calls unfortuntely. What’s unfortuante in today’s world is that a missed call is a missed opportunity. Prospects today EXPECT you to answer your phone when they call. When they can’t reach you, they’re calling your competition….You’ve just lost this potential sale. Well we’re here to tell you there is a way to reengage those callers who don’t leave a message or who call and hang up after too many rings.   Watch the short video below to see how we’re doing it....

5 Reasons to Start Using Facebook Ads to Grow Your Business

In this day and age, social media has taken over by storm.  It’s an outstanding way for businesses such as Spark Local Marketing in Greenville, SC to gain exposure, drive traffic, obtain loyal customers, and produce leads and sales.  Out of all the social media platforms, it’s no surprise that Facebook remains the platform of choice for most marketers.  In fact, you’re truly missing out if you’re not already advertising on Facebook as it’s one of the cheapest and easiest ways to build your brand and increase demand for your products and services in 2016.  Not to mention the billions of potential customers to be easily accessed and targeted, Facebook is too big for any business to ignore.  If you’re still on the fence, check out these five reasons you need to start using Facebook Ads now to give you major success in 2016. 1.       Facebook Captures Your Audience One of the reasons your business should be using Facebook Ads RIGHT NOW is that on Facebook alone, the average American spends about 40 minutes liking and sharing content.  In fact, Facebook users “Like” over 4.1 million posts, comments, status updates, and photos every minute! Just imagine the amount of people that could see your advertisements and “Like” and “Share” them.  Talk about a great way to reach your customers and have them spread the word for you! 2.       Facebook Organic Reach is Dead, but Facebook Ads Are Alive and Surprisingly Inexpensive Unfortunately, the days of free organic reach on Facebook are dead and gone.  Today, an average of less than .5 percent of your fans will actually see your...