Importance of Online Visibility

 

Gone are the days…..

When was the last time when you bought something, without doing an online search on it? Can’t remember? Me too! The buying behavior has changed dramatically in the past decade. It’s not going to stop here, as it still continues to evolve, the question which most Business owners or Entrepreneurs have or will have is ” Will I survive this storm?”. The answer to this question lies in your inert ability to embrace change and transform yourself.

We are glued to our mobiles or desktops 24*7. Online surfing is part of our daily life. We get information about everything and anything under the sun from various search engines. Did you know Google handles a staggering 63,000 search queries every second (https://bit.ly/35j1ECK)? They are also the most popular search engine on the internet. Therefore it becomes imperative to have good visibility on Google in order to attract more customers.

Now to the two major points about how crucial online visibility can be for your business.

Firstly, online visibility is all about making your business visible in search engines especially Google. As a business owner or entrepreneur, it’s not an option but a necessity.  Otherwise sooner or later ( sad to say but true) we will be out of business! Why? because our customers are going to our competitors for their needs only because we are less visible than our competitors.

Now, secondly just appearing on Google search is not enough! Yes, more bad news coming our way! According to a study done on consumer online behaviors, our customers in most cases never bother visiting the second page of Google, when searching for a business. This means our competitors on the first page of Google get the chunk of our customers. Have a look at this article. It explains in-detail the advantage of being visible on the first page of Google.

So, our aim should be to constantly and consistently work on creating more and more online visibility for our business. This will help us progress our business in the right direction without having to worry about getting the next customer.

Do you want to know your business visibility score?  Use the link below and send us the completed form and we will send you the score and a short report showing the areas needing improvement.

https://bit.ly/2HhrcIi

 

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Google My Business training guide.

One of the first you need to do to improve online visibility for your business is setting up your Google My Business page. When done correctly it can increase your visibility on Google Search engines and also help improve your rankings.

Google My Business Training Guide is for Business Owners and Entrepreneurs who are either just stating out or experienced. This guide gives you the required knowledge to master and use Google My Business page to your advantage. It covers the following topics.

  1. Basic knowledge about Google My Business page
  2. Business listings
  3. Latest updates about GMB
  4. How to improve Google place rankings
  5. Google My Business Optimisation Checklist
  6. Common mistakes to avoid.

We have put all these information in easy to read and understand format. If you have any questions please me at gvmarketingmix@gmail.com.

You can get the Training Guide here.

 

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Is your Business website SSL certified?

What is SSL?

The full form of SSL is Secure Socket Layer. It enables a secure and safe online conversation  with your website users.

How does it work?

Imagine you were speaking to a friend of yours about something very important and someone overhears your conversation. Would you feel safe? What if your conversation had sensitive personal information like a bank account number or your Date of Birth?

These information can be a potential gold mine for a person wanting to steal your information and use it for his selfish purposes. It can be a potential disaster!

Now imagine, you were speaking to the same friend about the same information in a  so called ” SSL zone”. No third person can understand what you both were speaking because every word spoken is coded into a secret language. Doesn’t it instantly makes you feel safe?

This is what an SSL does to your website. It creates a secure layer which encodes every information shared between you and your customers. Therefore, no hacker can understand what the conversation was about.

Why should  you get one for your website?

  • Customer trust is improved as it provides an added assurance to your website visitors.
  • It guards against hacking and phishing
  • Builds your credibility and authority
  • Most importantly Google recognises your website to be safe for online users to visit. Otherwise your visitors will get a message warning them that the site is non secure. This can mean loss of valuable potential customers.

Note: After July 24th 2018, websites without a SSL certificate will be marked as Nonsecure.

So ,if you want to get your website SSL certified, get in touch.

Call us on 07484158631 OR email us on contact@gvmarketingmix.co.uk.

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Earn Smiles Campaign

Hi,

Having a good and healthy Online Presence for your business is vital, if you don’t want to lose your customers to your competition.

In order  to prove the importance of Online Visibility, I have created a campaign called the Earn Smiles Campaign. This is a free service but I want your smiles.

All you have to do is click the link below and fill up a short form. I will send you personalised tips that you can use and boost your Online presence instantly. I am so confident about my tips that I know I  will have a smile on your face.

https://bit.ly/2BFvJzL

QR code: Hover your phone camera on the code below. The form will open on your browser. Fast and Easy.

 

 

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