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New Year Sale

We had another great year here at Dallas Marketing Services and need to thank all of our customers for helping us reach more local business owners than ever this year.
As the New Year approaches, it comes with a renewed focus on goal setting as we visualize what opportunities another year holds. One of our main goals this year is to help even more small business owners take advantage of new…

Dallas SEO Training

I am happy to announce that we will begin offering FREE SEO Training and Internet Marketing Classes here in Dallas (actually in Plano, but close enough) starting next month. We have partnered with the good folks at Collin SBDC, who will be proving the venue and organization for each of these classes. The classes are free and open to the public as long as you register ahead of time through their…

Getting Local Online Reviews on Google Just Got Harder

The world of local online search is constantly changing, sometimes for the better, sometimes for the worse. For local business owners struggling to get more online reviews, one major recent event falls into the latter category. This event is the recent update of what Google is now calling Google Plus Local, or Google+ Local.

To call it an update severely underscores just how far reaching t…

7 Tips to Get More Leads from Google Places

When Google recently decided to make Google Places a larger part of search engine results, local businesses took notice. Considering that 80% of people online find local businesses through Google, you can accurately assume that most potential new customers will be affected by either your Google places listing or your competitors. Want proof? Google any business and city phrase and see just how…

6 Tips To Keep Your Company’s Website From Looking Outdated in 2012

 

I know how proud you are of your website from 2005, but just like marriage proposals on reality TV shows, some things are not meant to last. Websites today are what business cards were 30 years ago. You can either hand your customers a bland, bent-up mess that looks like it has been sitting in your wallet for the past 8 years, or provide a fresh, eye-catching representation of your…

5 Worst Banner Ads of 2011

Recently, I started noticing those end of the year “best and worst of 2011” lists circulating the web and got an idea for a list that hadn’t yet been published. With 2011 nearly gone, all of us here at Dallas Internet Marketing want to give a formal goodbye to this year’s worst banner advertisements. By “worst” I could be referencing the ad’s cheesiness, participation in an outright…

Online Word of Mouth | Get Customers to Promote You Online

How The Marketing Game has Changed
For the past 100+ years, most business marketing plans were pretty simple: treat your customers right so that they happily tell others about you. In the past 5 years, however, the internet has spun this traditional method on its head by introducing online word of mouth. Online word of mouth has taken on many forms in recent years and business owners should mak…

Consumer Buying Behavior: Interesting Survey Results

Consumer Buying Behavior

Pretend for a minute that you just moved into a new city and need to find a new auto repair shop. You find several nearby each with similar service/pricing, and therefore have to make a decision based on whatever information you can quickly and easily obtain. In most competitive markets, this scenario plays out frequently as new potential customers evaluate where to take their business. As a…

Survey Local Unveiled: How Online Reviews Affect Your Local Business

The Power of Positive Online Reviews
It is no wonder that online reviews carry significant weight in consumer buying behavior with the information overload on the internet. I’ll be the first one to admit that whenever I’m making a significant purchase I first check reviews from Amazon, Google and others. Similarly, online reviews have become one of the quickest ways to make or break a…

Bazinga! I need a Marketing Strategy!

An epic story of the perils faced by small business owners today…solved by the heroine, a DIY Marketing Strategy.

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