Twenty years ago, businesses ran on word of mouth. Now, the single biggest influencer of purchasing decisions is—you guessed it—the internet. With consumers increasingly using online reviews to make purchasing decisions, your online reputation can make or break your business. Here’s how to use online reputation management to present your company in the most positive light.
Another year has come to an end, and with it another holiday shopping season. Did your ecommerce site perform optimally, or is there room for improvement? Make it a New Year’s resolution to take a good look at your ecommerce site and see if it offers the best possible shopping experience. Because the better the experience, the higher the conversion rate. Here’s what your site needs to stand out from the ecommerce crowd.
If you have a website, you’ve probably heard of SSL or HTTPS—an internet communication protocol that adds an extra layer of security to the standard HTTP connection. Though it has been around for more than 20 years, until recently it was used mainly by websites that handle sensitive data such as credit card information. Now, however, all websites are being encouraged to adopt SSL / HTTPS.
When it comes to your website, you’d think your About page would be the easiest thing to write. After all, it’s all about you! Unfortunately, it’s often given a lot less attention than the rest of the site, which is a lost opportunity to forge a strong connection with your audience. Here’s how to create an About page that makes a lasting impression.
When it comes to marketing, inbound is in. Inbound marketing generates 54% more leads than paid marketing and costs 62% less per lead. For smaller businesses with limited marketing budgets, inbound is even more effective—84% of small businesses focus primarily on inbound marketing. Here's how to use inbound to build your business.
Do you know where your customers are coming from? With more and more people using their smartphones to find local businesses, chances are the next person who walks through your door has already looked up your business online.