While most of us are personally mobile in some way, shape, or form, sometimes it’s easy to overlook the value of our businesses being actively mobile in today’s ever changing world. In a recent post we shared, we talked about how Facebook is promoting and integrating mobile shop-ability with their new feature, Marketplace. The leaders at Facebook understand that there is an inherent urgency in searching on your phone that indicates you are actively thinking about making a purchase, and that the purchase need is fairly immediate.... Continue Readingby
When reading about organic search, or Search Engine Optimization (SEO), and paid search, or Search Engine Marketing (SEM), you’ll frequently see how people pit them against each other as competing search services. Marketers will often argue over which method is more effective and worthwhile for businesses to invest in. However, the ideal online marketing campaign doesn’t use just organic or paid, but instead, uses both!
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Southland Rental and Supply is a contractor equipment dealership in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Having been in business for over 40 years, current owner, Matt Tullos, wanted to increase their use of digital forms of marketing to attract today’s equipment renting and purchasing customers. They looked to Commercial Web Services, and more specifically their BuyerTrack service, to do just that. ... Continue Readingby
Having a social presence isn’t just about interacting and engaging with your customers on another level. It also has huge search benefits for your business. Below is our Social Sweetness Guide: The Sweet Combination of Social and Search which highlights 4 benefits social media has on your search rankings. Click to learn more!... Continue Readingby
More and more, it seems like mobile is the buzzword in the business world—mobile marketing, mobile advertising, mobile shopping—is it just a trend that will calm down? Quite the opposite! With one-quarter of global web searches conducted on a mobile device by over a billion users worldwide, mobile websites are just as important, if not more so, than desktop versions. In fact, users spend more time accessing social media from their mobile devices than their desktop. Plus, mobile users tend to share social media content 2X as much as those on a desktop computer.... Continue Readingby
With 81% of people researching products online before making major purchases, it is becoming more and more important for your website to rank higher on the search engine results pages. There is always talk about shortcuts or easy ways to improve your Search Engine Optimization (SEO), but a lot of these “solutions” are ineffective. Some of the most common misconceptions about SEO are…... Continue Readingby
On April 21st, Google is rolling out an update on how they rank websites, and it’s bigger than any of their previous updates. The algorithm is centered around improving the consumer’s user experience when searching on their mobile device(s). Google will accomplish this by ranking mobile-friendly websites higher for searches conducted on mobile. Many websites that are not mobile friendly could get lost in the shuffle. So it’s time to ask yourself, “Is my website mobile friendly? Am I ready for this update?”... Continue Readingby