Internet marketing strategies small business are becoming more and more critical for both the short and long term success of local small businesses. The fact is your customers are looking for you online. The question is “can they find you even if they don’t know your name?”. Sadly for many small business owners, their customers do not find them.
There are over 1 billion local searches done every month (and growing by 50% every year) and 80% of buyers search online first, vs. using the yellow pages or other print methods. If your business isn’t showing up all over the first page of Google, you are leaving money on the table – and your competitors are getting your customers.
Here’s how people click:
#1 ranked site gets 41% of the clicks
#2 ranked site gets 12% of the clicks
#3 ranked site gets 8.5% of the clicks
Local business internet marketing experts are strongly recommending that you learn how to become the #1 authority online in your market by following this 5-point plan for online market domination. And that is involves much more than the basic search engine optimization, backlinking and email marketing. This book is your internet marketing guide that will show you how to accomplish all of it.
Get Listed: Get listed in the big 3. Google Local, Yahoo Local, MSN/Bing Local
Dominate: Your site appears in local, natural and paid search results
Move up: Dominate the front page by making your site search engine friendly. Local search engine marketing is a key element in this.
Lead the pack: Use videos, press releases, articles, social content sites, online classifieds, online business directories, and online review sites to make the search engines fall in love with your site
Your phone rings off the hook: your customers can find you – and you see the results in your increased profitability. And the biggest part of your success will be due to internet marketing strategies small business.
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