social media: Does your business have a Facbeook Page? If not see what you're missing! - 09/13/11 09:11 AM

    Americans Spend 23% of Internet Time on Social Networks [STUDY] Americans spend almost a quarter of their time online on social networking sites, says a Nielsen report released Monday.
According to the report — which combines data from Nielsen mobile and online meters, buzz data and a survey — Internet users spend more than twice as much time on social networks (including blogs) as they do on online games, the next top web destination by time.
The most popular social network as measured by Nielsen online meters is Facebook, followed by Blogger,Tumblr, Twitter and LinkedIn.
 
  Nine of the 10 most popular social networks … (2 comments)

social media: Google Places - Have you claimed your listing yet? - 01/17/11 09:01 AM
 
80% of all business comes from people who live and work within 5 miles of your location and 20% of all Google searches now relate to location. Have you claimed your Google Places listing? Do you have your Yelp page under control? Do you manage your Foursqaure Venue? Traditional Local Ad Solutions Are Dead or Dying!
The Phone Directory or Yellow Pages Where is Yours? Most people throw them away! They are not current, updated and businesses do not have the ability to change them. Newspapers Readers are declining rapidly! TV TV viewers now have Tivo/DVR, they fast forward through … (4 comments)

 
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Todd Bogert

Goodyear, AZ

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Like it or not, if you are not showing up “on the map” you are losing new business opportunities every day. With more than 500 million searches a day in the U.S. alone, it’s likely that someone is looking for your business as you read this. The question is simple: Are they finding you, or are they finding your competitors in a local search? In 2012, more people will search for local businesses on smartphones than on computers. Smartphones use Google Places, Yelp and other “local search” websites to gather data for local searches, will your business show up at the top of the local listings?! Try it, do a search from your smart phone for “sports bar litchfield park”, the first listing that comes up is Tailgaters, not because they spent thousand’s of dollars and their website design or hundreds of dollars every month on pay-per-click but instead they used the power of Google Places and positive reviews! Have you claimed your Google Places Listing and is your Google Places listing optimized? Would You Like to: Be on the first page of Google? Gain the advantage of having more positive reviews of your business? Have your business show up on iPhones, Smartphones, and GPS devices? Work smarter while your competition works harder? Are You Taking Advantage of: Google and Facebook Places - Yelp and Foursquare - Text Marketing and Coupons - Mobile Coupons and Mobile-ready sites - Local Business Listings - Positive Reviews on sites like Yelp and Angie’s List - The most successful businesses in 2012 will be utilizing these tools and applications. Don’t get stuck waiting for your phone to ring…Contact us today!


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