Reviews

  • Giving Away Free Stuff is Harder Than You Think

    … “114,585 leads in less than 30 days!” “We collected over 100,000 new subscribers in our first month!” “We gathered 20,000 leads in 14 days!” These are the kinds of claims used to advertise viral giveaway or contest apps. When you read such statements, it’s easy to think that launching a viral contest might be all you need to boost your mailing…

    IM Impact- 5 readers -
  • Google Reviews are Broken (and Google Local Guides Aren’t Helping)

    … with running ICE and looking after its community – if they knew who these people were, they said no. The reviewers (to the best of their knowledge) had never used ICE. They all had the ‘Local Guide’ tag next to them. Introducing Google’s Local Guides I’ve been in SEO (and Local SEO) for a while, and while I’d come across Local Guides before, I hadn’t…

    SEOno- 10 readers -
  • Should Local Businesses Ask for Reviews?

    … On the surface, it might seem quite innocent. A customer visits your place of business. Once the business transaction is complete, you ask whether the customer would be willing to leave you a review on Google, Yelp, Facebook or some other site. You haven’t asked them to write a positive review necessarily. You haven’t specified what they should…

    Damian Rollison/ Street Fight- 10 readers -
  • Google My Business No Longer Allows Former Employees To Post Negative Reviews

    … place of business.” Meanwhile, the policy on Google Maps also reflected the changes through their updated policies under restricted content: “Maps user contributed content is most valuable when it is honest and unbiased. The following practices are not allowed: Reviewing your own business. Posting negative content about a current or former…

    SEO Hacker Blog- 25 readers -
  • How The Affiliate World Conference Tripled This Guys Income

    … One of the most profitable things I have done in my business is attend conferences. Although they typical only last for 2 or 3 days, the value of the relationships you make and knowledge you learn serves you a lifetime. Well: That’s not strictly true for all conferences and trust me, I have been to some terrible pitch fest based conferences…

    Matthew Woodward/ Matthew Woodward- 9 readers -
  • 3 Ways to Stand Out This Holiday Season Without Offering a Discount

    … You don’t need me to tell you that there is a lot of email being sent this holiday season. Actually, it’s not even limited to email. There’s just a lot of marketing noise this time of year. Many businesses think they can capture subscribers’ attention with increasingly desperate offers: 15% off one week, 20% off the next, then 25% off, etc. etc…

    Constant Contact- 13 readers -
  • Video Deep Dive: Why are reviews being taken down by Google?

    …, Facebook or TripAdvisor either, if they want access to the API. And interestingly, somebody said to me that if they violate terms of the API, they're liable for fines of up to $25,000 per day. Mary: Wow, craziness... Mike: Crazy. Mary: ...that anyone would agree to that, that Yelp would be... Well, I guess there are a handful of categories where…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin Social- 10 readers -
  • Video Deep Dive: Google’s utilization of crowdsourced data

    … This is our Deep Dive Into Local from September 11, 2017. In our Deep Dive series, we take a closer look at one thing in local that caught our attention and deserves a longer discussion. If you have a special topic you would like us to discuss for the Deep Dive in Local, please reach out to us. If you would like to be on one or the other…

    Mike Blumenthal/ Local Universityin SEO- 10 readers -
  • Printify Print-on-Demand Makes Merch Easy

    … Something that I have brought up a few times before is just how the Internet has lowered or even eliminated so many barriers to entry for so many entrepreneurs and small business owners. Can you imagine how much more infrastructure it would take for you to distribute a physical, printed magazine all around the world to the same level that you can…

    Michael Kwan/ John Chow dot Com- 15 readers -
  • Earn 90% Commissions on LeadNetwork Loans

    … Money makes the world go around. It’s what we use to keep the gas in the car, the Wi-Fi up and running in our homes, and the food well stocked in our pantries. But life doesn’t always go exactly the way you plan and you might find yourself short every now and then. You’re not alone and this represents quite the opportunity for you as an affiliate…

    Michael Kwan/ John Chow dot Comin Paid Search Display- 13 readers -
  • Wishpond Unleashes Your Marketing Prowess

    … You can’t possibly expect to put out your best work or to reap the rewards of the best results if you don’t arm yourself with the right tools for the job. You still need to have your brilliant ideas and you still want to put your own unique spin on them, but you want the right tools. This is just as true with Internet marketing…

    Michael Kwan/ John Chow dot Com- 17 readers -
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