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Infographic: 2017 Holiday Spending Projections by the Numbers

If you’re like most local business owners, then you might expect to amass 20-40% of your annual revenue in the final two months of the year. But even with the holiday season creeping earlier and earlier each year, such a… Continue Reading →

Getting the Most Out of Google My Business for your SMB

Google My Business (GMB) was born out of its precursor, Google’s Local Business Center, and in the time since its inception has succeeded in polarizing lots of local business owners who have had to bear with the frustration of frequent… Continue Reading →

The Red Door: Uncovering Actionable Customer Insights to Boost Online Reputation

The Red Door by Elizabeth Arden is a luxury spa group with 29 locations across the U. S. Since the first location opened in New York City in 1910, Elizabeth Arden’s approach has pioneered “an intelligent union of nature and… Continue Reading →

Online Review Directory: The Sites That Need to Be On Your Reputation Management Radar

It’s no surprise that comprehensive reputation management strategies have become mandatory for businesses of every size in 2017. The subject seems to be trending on just about every business news site, from the enterprise through SMB. Studies focusing on the… Continue Reading →

Optimizing Store or Office Layout for Conversions

Ever-changing consumer expectations and trends can keep even the most agile business owners on their toes. With a new crop of innovative businesses in both the retail and services (offering on-demand everything) thriving alongside large retailers struggling to level-up their… Continue Reading →

Providing a Customer-Led Experience for Your Gym & Fitness Clients

The fitness industry has seen explosive growth in recent years and with it lots of competitors flooding the market eager for fast gains. With novelty fitness approaches being productized, franchised, and expanding into a variety of products and services there… Continue Reading →

Low-Cost Tips for Promoting Your Day Spa

A few years ago we wrote this post on spa marketing tips to help such businesses create a comprehensive promotion strategy. We’ve heard from many businesses who have made the mistake of assuming any promotion requires a massive investment, but luckily this… Continue Reading →

Customer Loyalty Isn’t Dead, It’s Evolving: Adapt Using a Customer-Centric Approach

It’s no surprise that customer loyalty can be as elusive as it is coveted. In the wake of an increasingly digital economy, some analysts have even gone so far as to declare loyalty dead. Due to ever-changing consumer trends and… Continue Reading →

Customer Q&A: My Amazing Maid

To find out more about how cleaning businesses can get the most value out of Signpost’s AI-powered marketing, we caught up with the President of My Amazing Maid, Royce Ard, who runs the business with his wife and CEO, Tamara…. Continue Reading →

Building Your Home Services Business with Digital Word-of-Mouth

Oftentimes in the home services industry the value of an existing customer base is overlooked. Whether your business relies on large-scale projects that tend to serve the same client only once or twice, or on a smaller, recurring basis, such as… Continue Reading →