People are now asking online, “Where should I eat today?” Yes, they search for restaurants online using their desktop PCs, laptops, tablets and smart phones on search engines, local directories, and social networks.
Imagine this: Your restaurant offers great food and excellent customer service. It’s found in one of the most accessible locations in the city. You occasionally post promos on your doors in an attempt to attract new customers. But still, why are there a lot of empty tables during lunch and dinner time?
Restaurants Dominate the Local Search and Mobile Landscape The way consumers are looking for and locating restaurants has changed dramatically over the years. What once was an arena dominated by Yellow Pages and brochures, is now won over by smartphones, tablets and desktop computers.
Let’s face it. Many people fear you. Seventy five (75%) percent of adults experience some degree of dental fear, from mild to severe. Five to ten percent have dental phobia who avoid dental care at all costs. What is it with dentists? When people were asked to think about the last time they searched for […]
In the traditional marketing age, flyers, brochures, billboard and coupons used to be the most popular means of promoting a product or a business. However, since the birth of the Internet and other technologies, these methods were eclipsed by digital marketing. With the rapid growth of people using the internet and the change in their […]
As dentists, your most valued number has always been 32, or the total number for a complete set of teeth. But there are now also other numbers and figures to consider with the Internet being such a big part of people’s lives. Here are some quick stats to chew on:
Online reviews can impact your reputation and eventually your whole business. That’s a fact. Want proof? According to research, a massive 80% of consumers can change their purchase decision after reading a negative review online. They do this even if the business in question was referred by a family or friend as a separate study […]
In 2013, Dimensional Research carried out a study sponsored by a software company. While the research was about customer service and how it affects sales of midsize companies, researchers uncovered nuggets that changed the way people look at online reputation management forever. Those nuggets are as follows:
Online reputation management (ORM) is an important aspect in the online marketing arena. While it is used to improve a business’s or a person’s reputation on the World Wide Web, ORM carries a negative connotation to some professionals and business owners. That is because it is sometimes wrongly equated with posting fake consumer reviews on […]
Yes, the next most important thing to do to secure your brand after acquiring your domain name, is to also secure your account names and profiles on various web properties. Did you know that 93% of the world’s top 100 brands that had their matching Twitter handles owned by someone else at some point?