"Near Me" searches in Google, such as, "breakfast near me" grew 130% year over year (YoY) overall and they grew even faster on mobile (146% YoY). Also according to Google, 88% of "near me" searches happened on a mobile device. As the mobile world continues to grow and evolve, these types of searches … Read more about “Near Me” Searches and Your Local Business
Over the past few years, experts have been saying that the death of local retail stores is upon us! While the online marketplace continues to grow, local businesses have a differential advantage to keep their market coming back to them. The exciting news is that it's just getting started! A … Read more about Know Your Boundaries to Say “No” to Boundaries
Before we partner with a new family entertainment center, we run an analysis of their current web presence. We do this for a few reasons: Benchmark where the customer's web presence is before partnering with TrustWorkz Set future goals and KPI's to measure our success When we went to Las Vegas … Read more about What Over 100 Marketing Reports Taught Us
Family Entertainment Centers that are concerned about their Internet marketing always want to know how to show up on Google's map listings (map pack). These listings appear when a Google user searches with local intent (ie. Family entertainment center in City, State.) If you're unfamiliar with … Read more about 5 Big Reasons Why You Don’t Show Up in Google Map Listings
Unlike small businesses with one to three locations, franchises often face difficulty when it comes to producing effective Internet marketing. Typically, the franchisor spends money marketing the corporate presence instead of providing the necessary support for each franchisee's hyper local market. … Read more about 5 Internet Marketing Strategies for Family Entertainment Franchises
There are many different pieces of the local internet optimization puzzle that help small businesses be found online. It begins with a strong website, content creation, and social media presence. As your web presence grows and your own website begins to rank well in search engine rankings, it's … Read more about Why Local Citations Matter for Your Business
I wanted to share a few thoughts today about Pinterest. In the unlikely event that you don’t already know about the service; Pinterest is a content sharing service that allows members to "pin" images, videos and other objects to their pinboard…and it really is all the rage. If for some reason you … Read more about Pinterest for Business: Darling of the Internet or Huge Time-Suck?
The first quarter is about to end, and I'm sure that we will be seeing interesting numbers about technology, smartphones, and internet use since the beginning of 2013. I guarantee that you will not hear about mobile or internet consumption dropping over the past three months. Yesterday, comparisons … Read more about Building A Small Business Website Into Web Presence Dominance