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How to Collect Phone Numbers for SMS Marketing

SMS or mobile text marketing is a powerful tool that can help you, as a local business, to connect with your customers, build brand loyalty and increase sales during slow periods. In order to get started, however, you need to build your database of phone numbers. How do you go about doing that? Many people

10 Benefits of Local Event Marketing for Your Business

If you’re ready to stir things up and bring in new customers to your local business, there’s no better way than hosting a local event. Whether you hold a grand re-opening, debut a new product or service, have a storewide sale, host a charity event, or just throw a big party, hosting a successful event

Should You List Your Business On YP.com?

When in search of local products and services, consumers are relying on Internet searches at an increasing rate. As a result, business owners know the importance of maximizing the scope of their online presence. Listing your business on as many local directories as possible is incredibly time consuming, and it’s hard to figure out which

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Spa Marketing Ideas: 9 Easy Tips to Promote Your Day Spa

In the highly competitive and crowded day spa industry, effective marketing can make or break your business.  Typically, spa and salon business tends to fluctuate from one season to the next, and from year to year.  An effective marketing plan can help you get through the thin times, and make the most of the good

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Promoting Your Chiropractic Office: 9 Tips for Chiropractor Marketing

Simply offering top-notch services for a chiropractor is no longer enough to get patients into your office. Potential patients need to know how good your services are before they try them out, and online directories, listings and review websites make this information accessible. Existing patients are valuable in terms of repeat business and a referral

How To Create and Claim a Facebook Page for Your Local Business

Why Should I List My Business on Facebook? Facebook is a social networking website with a user base of 1.2 billion people. 92% of business searches on social media happen on Facebook. Facebook pages often show up higher in search results than custom websites, so claiming your Facebook page is one of the best ways to

How To Claim and Verify a Yelp Page for Your Local Business

Why Should I List My Business on Yelp? Yelp is an online business review guide that helps consumers connect with local businesses. Claiming and verifying your page lets you respond to reviews and edit basic business information seen by Yelp’s more than 130 million monthly visitors. According to data from Nielsen, 44% of Yelp users visit

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Promoting Your Salon: 12 Tips for Salon Marketing

Starting a business isn’t easy.  It requires large investments in time, money and your opportunity cost of working elsewhere. With crowded markets, fickle customers and new challenges to face every single day, it’s a daily grind that requires proper planning and steadfast execution. Here at Signpost we are dedicated to helping your salon succeed through