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3 Places to Find Contractors for Your Local Business

Last week we posted a checklist of what you needed to start a local business. One of the most important things about starting your local business is finding people to work for you or with you. If you are currently looking for people, here are a few good places to find contractors. Craigslist Craigslist was […]

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Optimizing Your Facebook Fan Page for Facebook’s New Local Search

Facebook has entered local search… If your Facebook fanpage looks like the back of a closet you haven’t cleaned up (or even worse… visited) in a couple years, now is the time to dust off the cobwebs and search through the pile of unworn clothes. With Facebook announcing that it’s focusing heavily on local services, […]

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Pro Tip #1 Getting Past Yelp’s “Filter”

Yesterday during our weekly Groove Learning call (which you should definitely be a part of), one of the golden tidbits that came out of it was getting past Yelp’s Review Filter. In a previous post we spoke about how almost 75% of Maids in Black’s new business comes from Yelp and likewise if you are […]

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Your Business Needs Reviews: Here’s How to Ask for Them

Generally, you won’t get reviews unless your customer has had an incredibly wonderful experience or a completely terrible experience. Usually and unfortunately the latter experiences are the ones that resonate with potential customers that are reading your reviews… in fact, more people are willing to share a bad experience than they are a good one. […]

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Latest Features: Dec 11th, 2015

Use Discount Codes to purchase Gift Cards Tis the season! Gift Cards galore, your customers may now use Discount Codes to purchase Gift Cards. This here, ladies and gentleman, is a win-win situation! Somebody gets a Gift Card, and somebody else saves! What more could you want during the holiday season? Click here to learn more. […]

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Latest Features: Dec 4th, 2015

Carpet Cleaning Form You’ve been asking for it, so here it is! Your customers now have the ability to add multiple services to their booking. With our new Carpet Cleaning Booking Form, your customers can easily choose to get their home cleaned, carpets cleaned, tile and grout cleaned, or whichever service you offer! This is […]

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How to Do Local Email Marketing Right: Tips and Case Studies

Email marketing is not dead. The stats are clear: 72% of American adults send or receive emails via their smartphones at least weekly. 81% of online shoppers in the US are likely to buy more as a result of targeted emails reflecting their buying habits. email is the most effective way to get and retain […]

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How To Run a 99Designs Contest: Real Time Case Study

So you’ve figured out what kind of business you want to run. And now you’re ready to get your website out there and start making some sales. Problem? You’re not a designer. So how do you get a professional looking website up that won’t break the bank and looks great? Truth be told, there are […]

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