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Importance of Online Reviews for Local Businesses (Online Review in Numbers Part 1)

In Reputation Management, Reviews & Feedback, Small Business Marketing by Bryan O'Neil0 Comments

Can local businesses actually benefit from online consumer reviews? Can negative reviews hurt a local business? What’s all the fuss about, anyway? Let’s find out. Earlier this year, Optimum Feedback published a study called Online Reviews in Numbers: 2017 Edition. The study looked at the whole online review landscape from a variety of perspectives. There’s also a nice and easy-to-read …

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Google Posts – The A-Z Guide to Marketing your Local Business

In Local Search, News by Bryan O'Neil0 Comments

Last week, Google released an experimental feature called Google Posts, which is integrated into their Google My Business service and, more importantly, into Local Search. If you don’t yet know what Google My Business and Google Local Search are and how they can benefit your local business then make sure to read our Step by Step Guide to Google Local Search. …

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Step-by-Step Guide to Getting More Online Reviews

In Reputation Management, Reviews & Feedback, Small Business Marketing by Bryan O'Neil3 Comments

There’s no question about the growing importance of online reviews, even if your business is entirely offline. Increasing your online reviews can be tricky if you don’t have an action plan, or if you’re in the type of business where your customers aren’t likely to go online and review you. Luckily, there are many simple things that can significantly increase …

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Avoiding The Tell-Tale Signs That You’ll Fail As a Manager

In Management by Bryan O'Neil0 Comments

In a well-oiled business mediocre managers can see the business grow despite their poor management. They can usually deliver on their targets but it’s rare that they’ll ever become great at what they do.

Take a look at the founders of the fastest growing FTSE / Fortune 500 companies. They all have one thing in common that seems to be missing in the managers who fail to make an impact. Want to know what it is?

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