Top 5 New Year’s Resolutions for Local Businesses

by | Jan 1, 2018 | Local SEO, WordPress

The holidays are over and 2018 has begun. Let’s start off the New Year right for your business. Below are the top 5  best New Year’s resolution ideas for local business owners looking to step up their game this year.


    1. Make sure your website is fully optimized.  Your business website is your online storefront, and you should treat it no differently than you would your brick and mortar location. Analyze your existing website — be sure there are relevant keywords in your content and your website is fully optimized for search engines so they can find you. If you are not sure, take advantage of our free website audit and perform a complete SEO analysis.
    2. Step up your Social Media game.  Social Media is where it’s at today. If you’re not active on Social Media, I can guarantee that you’re missing out on opportunities your competition is taking advantage of. If you are too busy for social engagement, hire someone who provides social media management services. It’s definitely worth the money and you will see an increase in ROI.
    3. Build your local citations, dominate Local SEO. When it comes to how consumers experience your brand, your website is only the beginning.Be sure to put your business on the map so you can be found by others. Today, consumers use maps, apps, digital assistants, search tools, search engines, social networks and GPS systems to find information about your business.  Do you know how your business appears on all these sites? Click here to scan your business.
    4. Advertise your business on Facebook. You are losing money every day your business is not advertising on Facebook. 80% of all Internet users use Facebook. Facebook is the most targeted form of advertising. A major benefit of Facebook advertising is its ability to reach your exact audience. It is fast and it drives immediate results.  Facebook advertising is also one of the cheapest forms of advertising. If you are interested in the benefits of Facebook advertising, invest in a Facebook advertising campaign today.
    5. Focus on Lead Generation in 2018.  Lead generation is a leading factor in B2B marketing. Acquiring solid leads has long been one of the primary goals of marketers, as it’s the route to sales and success, but it can be difficult to accomplish. Using email campaigns, viral contests and giveaways are only a few of the tactics used in growing your lists.  Let us know if you need help with growth marketing services for your local business.
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