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Since the rise in use of social media is practically undeniable, marketing your practice on Facebook is key to increasing awareness of your business and services. Creating a Facebook ad allows you to advertise to certain users based on their activity on and off Facebook, demographic information, device use information, location, and advertising and marketing partner-supplied information. Meaning users that are likely to be interested in your services are more likely to see your ad and act upon it.

Though there are many good reasons to advertise on the Facebook platform, perhaps Facebook Ads newest feature is the best reason of all. A recent update to Facebook created a tab on everyone’s Facebook menu called “Recent Ad Activity.” It allows users to see any ads they clicked, liked, commented and shared in the last three months. This feature also allows users to save ads, making it that much easier for your product to be accessed by the user at any given time. To view this option, simply click the menu on Facebook then “Recent Ad Activity” and a list will be shown of ads that you have interacted with.

What This Means for You

Facebook has always tracked ad activity but now, we are able to look at ad “revisits.” Someone that has looked at your ad two to three times is likely a stronger prospect. (Source)

Before, if the user wanted to go back and find an ad they saw on Facebook; the chances of finding it again were slim. They would then have to turn to Google to search for the services you provide- paired with even more results that likely aren’t yours. Not to mention, it attributes your web traffic to Google and not to Facebook. Why is this bad? Because if the data shows you are receiving the most business from Google when you are actually being found on Facebook, you could be spending dollars advertising on the wrong platform!

This may seem a bit overwhelming, but with Ortho Marketing as your partner, we'll help make sure you do it right every time! Our team at Ortho Marketing are the experts in Facebook marketing. Ortho Marketing, we serve orthodontists country-wide! If you have any questions pertaining to website design, mobile web design, social media marketing, SEO, reputation management, Google Adwords and PPC campaigns, or would like to get started marketing your business, contact our team at Ortho Marketing at: 914-788-1555
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Saturday, 16 September 2017 06:00

What Type of SEO is Right for You?

You may think you know your fair share of best Search Engine Optimization practices but what you might not know is that Local SEO differs some from General SEO. How different could it be? Well there are some elements that they share and some they don’t, but when it comes to the success of your business this can actually mean a whole lot. First and foremost it is important to know your audience and with this comes knowing that the kind of SEO you need is based on the type and size of your business. A multi-practitioner business like a doctor or lawyer needs a different marketing strategy than a home-based or single location business, a major difference between general SEO and local SEO is how you target your customers. Knowing your audience and demographic is key in any good marketing campaign. However, when it comes to local SEO add geography to the afformentioned list, when targeting keywords. It’s a huge missed opportunity if a potential client in your vicinity performs a search and your business does not show up. (Source)

Some tips to help boost your local SEO include but are not limited to:

LINKS

One of the top ranking factors according to Google is what you hyperlink in your content with. Hyperlinking your content to relevant and or high authority pages is imperative, especially when it comes to local SEO. An example of this would be hyperlinking the town of where your business is located from Google Maps where you mention the location of your business.

BLOGS

Writing blogs about your business is great but be sure to include tips and elements that would apply to your demographic, the season and relevant to your location. Having content on your site relevant to seasonal trends and events in your area will in turn help your rankings on the local level.

WEBPAGES

So you have a website built with all the bells and whistles. Now what? Keep in mind the content on these webpages also helps drive local SEO. Having your name, address and phone number on your homepage, about page and contact page with a Google Maps image will help optimize your site for discovery on search engines.

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Thursday, 07 September 2017 18:33

Why Should Your Site be Mobile Friendly?

 

Its no surprise that now, more than ever, it is so important to have a modern and mobile friendly site design. You may even be reading this blog from your phone right now! If you want your site to appear high in such results, having a mobile-friendly site one of the simplest things you can do to make that happen. Not only does Google prioritize a mobile-friendly site in searches conducted from a mobile device, but the term and functionality of being “mobile-friendly” goes hand-in-hand with the term "user-friendly". The user experience on mobile sites is vital to your business’ success. If you are looking to take your business to the next level, Ortho Marketing is here to help you do just that.

Did you know?

Close to 85% of consumers are using mobile devices according to a 2017 comScore report. According to Google, a website should offer the same user experience regardless of the device used by the viewer. Features that make a website not mobile friendly use software like Flash, feature font that is too small or too large and are difficult to navigate. Your company may provide the exact service, the consumer is looking for but if it is not easy to navigate, the user will bounce and opt for a more mobile and user friendly website instead.

“For a young business to thrive, they must leverage technology – sometimes using technology to lessen the need for technology,” according to an article on The Next Web.

Mobile Voice Search

Mobile voice recognition search gives users the ability to search Google by speaking their request in a conversational manner. For those that are not keen to the keyboards on mobile devices, you may be one of them or know a few, use this feature and are just another benefit of going mobile friendly and appearing on search engines. Google hosts the largest informational dataset in the world, and providing the correct answer to any question is integral to their success as a search engine. (Source) At Ortho Marketing, we strive to maintain open channels of communication and cooperation between our team and our valued clients. If you’re experiencing anything less from your current marketing company, or you’re ready to place your marketing into the hands of dedicated, intelligent pros, our team at Presentation Multimedia is ready to work. Let’s talk.

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