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Struggle with ideas of what to post on the social network? Each platform has some recommended suggestions.

Facebook
* Company information
* Milestones (sponsors, new clients)
* Engaging Posts
* Call-to-action (click, email, call, share, Like)
* Contests (be careful! Facebook has some rules on this)
* Company blogs

LinkedIn
* Company announcements
* Company blogs
* Job openings
* News media

Twitter
* Company anniversary
* Customer service
* Call-to-action (click, email, call)
* Company blogs

Vine, Instagram, Pinterest
* Funny content
* Promotion
* Pictures
* video

Determining which social network to use depends on the needs of your company, along with your audience. Keep information relevant!




 
 

PictureMost Common Problems, according to an article in Search Engine Land

Consumers turn to the internet daily to find local businesses. Many times listings are inaccurate with wrong contact information or addresses due to businesses moving around, etc.

First and foremost you NEED to have your business listed on as many online local business listing sites. Most sites will encourage you to upgrade to primo packages, but free listing is as good as any. Make sure to add as much information as possible, such as pictures, hours, awards, reviews, etc. This helps with rankings in the major search engines.

Listing your business takes time. Some take five minutes, some require phone verification, some just need email verification, while others send you a verification code via mail.

If you happen to move your business or change any contact information, make sure to edit your NAP (Name, Phone number, Address) information. If your business has inaccurate listings, major search engines like Google, Bing and Yahoo will penalize your website-putting your business listing farther away from page one.

Try www.getlisted.org or www.yext.com to see how your business is listed.

Get Listed Today
1.  Google+ Local – Get Listed on Google+
2.  Acxiom – Get Listed on Acxiom
3.  Yahoo Local – Get Listed on Yahoo
4.  Bing Local – Get Listed on Bing
5.  Express Update USA – Get Listed on Express Update USA
6.  Facebook – Get Listed on Facebook
7.  YouTube – Get Listed on YouTube
 8.  Twitter – Get Listed on Twitter
9.  Yellow Pages – Get Listed on Yellow Pages
10. Yelp- Get Listed on Yelp
11. CitySearch – Get Listed on CitySearch
12. Superpages – Get Listed on Superpages
13. Local – Get Listed on Local
14. Nokia – Get Listed on Nokia
15. BBB – Get Listed on BBB
16. Chamber of Commerce – Get Listed on Chamber of Commerce
17. MapQuest – Get Listed on MapQuest
18. elocal – Get Listed on eLocal
19. Manta – Get Listed on Manta
20. MojoPages – Get Listed on MojoPages
21. Merchant Circle – Get Listed on Merchant Circle
22. Angies List – Get Listed on Angies List
23. insiderpages – Get Listed on insiderpages
24. Thumbtack – Get Listed on Thumbtack
25. City-Data – Get Listed on City-Data


 


 
 
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According to Facebook statistics, over 500 million people around the world are using the Facebook platform.
Using Social Media platforms will likely increase traffic, deepen engagement and improve monetization for your business.

Increase Traffic
*Platforms allow people to share content to their News Feed, which increases referral traffic
*You may establish long-term connection with potential clients by posting directly to their News Feed
*You can post about new products and services, which keep your clients informed and makes easy conversation. This again, shows on News Feeds

Deepen Engagement
*Social platforms let you use your own friends to drive engagement on your site
*Facebook users bring friends, likes and interests with them around the web

Improve Monetization
*Facebook could potentially make you money
*More traffic to your website encourages more website views
*As users share content from your website back to the social platform and friends, they generate friend referrals-your word-of-mouth

You may think twice if you do not have a business fan page or social media account. Increase traffic today and get the potential revenue your business needs!

 
 
Today customers turn to the internet to find services and products. Every business needs visibility on the web so that potential customers (and returning customers) can find information about your service or product. Take lead of your online marketing with a professional looking website to make a good impression-which possibly could equal a potential client.
Hook your potential clients with a well-designed website. It's the one shot you've got!