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Is Social Media Down? This Is Why Your Email List Is So Important

By Tricia Clements / October 25, 2021

Don’t Get Cut Off From Your Customers On Monday Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp were down worldwide for a good part of the day. I have several Facebook groups that I visit regularly and Moxi was of course upset that I wouldn’t be sharing another cute picture of her, but other than that, it wasn’t that…

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Adding Local Sponsorships to Your Marketing Strategy

By Tricia Clements / October 5, 2021

Are you sponsoring any local events or organizations?  It’s a great way to raise your business’s brand awareness and send traffic to your website. Your brand awareness is important.  This is especially true for local businesses. For the past 5 years I’ve been a sponsor of the Rescue Dog Games.  It’s a cause that I’m…

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Linktree Alternatives

By Tricia Clements / September 16, 2021

You shouldn’t use Linktree, here’s what to do instead Linktree is on the right path Some social media platforms like Instagram and TikTok don’t allow a link in your posts.  You typically have one link in your bio to give out. Do you know what link you should use? You need to optimize that one…

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Do you have a GMB ShortName?

By Tricia Clements / June 17, 2021

Did you set up a GMB ShortName for your Google My Business (GMB) profile?  A GMB ShortName is a way to create a short, branded link to your GMB profile AND also a short link to ask for reviews. For example, my GMB ShortName is YourBizWatchdog.  I can give out this link to my GMB…

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Google Analytics is Changing!

By Tricia Clements / May 19, 2021

What is Google Analytics and Why Do You Need It? You can do a lot with Google Analytics, but to keep it simple, it’s a tracking code that you add to your website. The code is used to track and collect data from traffic to your website to measure and analyze your website and marketing…

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160 Reviews – GONE! GMB Fix It™ got them back!

By Tricia Clements / April 29, 2021

Lost Google Reviews! Steven owns a pest control company and recently contacted me in a real panic! He had tried numerous times over the course of a few days to reply to a Google review, but he couldn’t access his profile. Can you imagine!? Not being having access to your GMB account? That’s like not…

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Who owns your Data?

By Tricia Clements / April 22, 2021

When did you last check your Google Analytics data?  Having access to that data is important for your business in order to know how you are performing and it’s especially important to know how you performed over time.  This means YOU, as the business owner, need to own that data. When your Google Analytics is…

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Reopen a GMB Profile Marked as Permanently Closed

By Tricia Clements / April 8, 2021

Are you having problems with your Google My Business account? This week, I helped a client who had been struggling with their Google My Business (GMB) profile for over a year. Andrew has a business with 4 locations and a few years ago he closed one and marked it as Permanently Closed in GMB. This…

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Are Your Website Backups Secure?

By Tricia Clements / March 24, 2021

On March 10th, there was a massive fire at a Data Center in France. You may not have heard about it, or if you did, maybe you didn’t think it had any impact on you or your business. With information and data being global, an event like this very well could have a significant impact on your…

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Google Maps Acting Up For Businesses, Showing Street View Images

By Tricia Clements / March 18, 2021

Who’s looking out for your business online? I’m constantly on my laptop and cell phone checking out my client’s Google My Business (GMB) listings. GMB profiles look different on different devices. Last Friday, I noticed a glitch on the Google Map. It started showing a “street view” image for a service area business (SAB). These…

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