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Signpost is the marketing software for local businesses. Here we share our thoughts on best practices for local businesses to optimize their online presence, collect information on customers, and use customer data to follow up and build relationships with customers.

How Your Business Can Get A Better Start on the New Year

Happy 2017! With the holiday rush officially over, hopefully everyone’s had a chance to catch their breath after another successful finale. With another year in the books, it’s the perfect time to take a step back and give yourself some… Continue Reading →

Microloans: Here’s How They Work

When you’re running a business, sometimes you just need a bit of extra capital to keep things going. Maybe you have to repair an important piece of equipment, order extra inventory, or make up for a slow month—but in these… Continue Reading →

Are Your Leads And Customers Forgetting About You?

In our guest post series, we’ll be bringing you advice and tips from industry experts on the other, sometimes non-marketing-related issues affecting local business owners. Today’s post comes from Laura Stroup, Inbound Marketing Strategist at Blue Frog.  If you have a website… Continue Reading →

Grow Your Grooming Business By Focusing on These Top Retention Tactics

October is Pet Services Month here on the Signpost Local Marketing Blog! We’ll be surfacing insights and strategies specifically for marketing your veterinary practice, grooming, training and boarding businesses while driving more new and repeat customers.  Not a pet care professional?… Continue Reading →

Veterinary Marketing 101: Gaining Exposure To More Pet Owners and Keeping Them Engaged

October is Pet Services Month here on the Signpost Local Marketing Blog! We’ll be surfacing insights and strategies specifically for marketing your veterinary practice, grooming, training and boarding businesses while driving more new and repeat customers.  Not a pet care professional?… Continue Reading →

Text Message Marketing Tips to Promote Retention for Your Carpet Cleaning Businesses

August is Cleaning Services Month here on the Signpost Local Marketing Blog! We’ll be surfacing insights and strategies specifically for marketing your cleaning service and driving more new and repeat business.  Not a cleaning professional? Don’t worry, we’ll still be sharing… Continue Reading →

Promotion Ideas to Acquire New Customers for Your Cleaning Business

August is Cleaning Services Month here on the Signpost Local Marketing Blog! We’ll be surfacing insights and strategies specifically for marketing your cleaning service and driving more new and repeat business.  Not a cleaning professional? Don’t worry, we’ll still be sharing… Continue Reading →

How Your Local Business Can Use Pokémon GO To Drive More Customers In-Store

Since being released last week to much fanfare, Pokémon GO has quickly become a sensation. The game app applies augmented reality to allow players to hunt around their neighborhood and beyond in pursuit of Pokémon to catch, train and go head-to-head… Continue Reading →

Gyms and Fitness Businesses: Converting Trial Customers into Members

June is Gym and Fitness Month here on the Signpost Local Marketing Blog! This means that in addition to our usual posts with tips on connecting with customers, marketing strategy, and growing your business, we’ll be sharing insights specifically for gym owners, trainers,… Continue Reading →

Getting More Athletes For Your CrossFit Business

June is Gym and Fitness Month here on the Signpost Local Marketing Blog! This means that in addition to our usual posts with tips on connecting with customers, marketing strategy, and growing your business, we’ll be sharing insights specifically for gym owners, trainers,… Continue Reading →