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Are You Missing Out On The Latest Google My Business Features?

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You may have heard about Google My Business, the internet service designed by Google for business owners, but ignored it because who needs yet another “program” to learn. But here’s where you are missing out: by utilizing Google My Business, business owners can not only gain more local business, but YOU get to manage how your business appears when customers do a Google search for a product or service near them. Sure, word-of-mouth is great, but when it comes to searching for answers, the internet is the quickest and easiest solution. Keep in mind that when a customer is doing …

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News To Grow By: Vol 26 – Remembering Krissy Doyle

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The Strider team has been helping our small business friends with online sales since 1994. Here’s a look at some of the top articles on SEO, ecommerce, and marketing that we found this week. SAF Staff, Members Pay Tribute to Exuberant Life of Krissy Doyle – safnow.org Source: safnow.org If you’ve called, emailed or stopped by the Society of American Florists’ headquarters in Alexandria, Virginia, sometime in the past 18 years, chances are, you talked with Krissy Doyle, the group’s longtime manager of member and data services. Whatever the purpose of your exchange, it probably included a huge smile from …

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News To Grow By: Vol 25 – Don’t Waste Money on Myths, Setting Summer Growth Goals, and Some SEO Stuff

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The Strider team has been helping our small business friends with online sales since 1994. Here’s a look at some of the top articles on SEO, ecommerce, and marketing that we found this week. Ready to pursue growth in your business over the summer? Not sure where to start? Let’s chat a bit and share some ideas. Putting An End To 5 Local SEO Citation Myths Source: striderseo.com Getting local SEO right can have a big impact on your marketing, so here we’ll look at some of the myths and misconceptions surrounding localized SEO. Source: Webinar: Reach Your Goals In …

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Putting To Bed The Myths of Local SEO

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More of us than ever before are becoming increasingly aware of the importance of local SEO when it comes to getting our businesses noticed. However, there are a host of myths out there when it comes to this element of your marketing strategy. Here, we take a look at some of the popular misconceptions about local SEO and put them to bed for good so that you can get on with maximising your marketing potential. 1) Suite Numbers Affect Rank It’s interesting to note that many people sharing spaces with other businesses wonder whether having their suite number featured in …

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News To Grow By: Vol 24 – Florists Go Golfing, Chat For The Win, and more!

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The Strider team has been helping our small business friends with online sales since 1994. Here’s a look at some of the top articles on SEO, ecommerce, and marketing that we found this week. Q: What are your biggest challenges or hurdles when it comes to growing your shop? Comment below or email and let me know! -Ryan 2nd Annual WUMFA Golf Outing – Wisconsin Upper Michigan Florist Association Source: www.wumfa.org It must be summer – florist golf season is here! Six brands using live chat in innovative ways – Econsultancy Source: econsultancy.com Six brands using live chat in innovative …

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News To Grow By: Vol 23 – Studio v Retail Marketing, FTD Allowed To Pay Bills

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The Strider team has been helping our small business friends with online sales since 1994. Here’s a look at some of the top articles on SEO, ecommerce, and marketing that we found this week. Is your Local SEO “on point” or “meh”? Try this free tool to find out. STUDIO VERSUS RETAIL MARKETING – Canadian Florist Source: canadianflorist.com We’re seeing more florists whose P&Ls have helped them stop caring whether people call them a Basement Betty because they no longer have a space open to the public. FTD Companies, Inc. Receives Court Approval of “First Day” Motions to Support Business, …