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Do I Need an SSL Certificate to Secure My Site?

by Jon Cahen

Posted on April 16, 2018 at 16:35 PM

In this ever-evolving internet sphere, security is on everyone’s mind. Therefore, making sure your site is secure is extremely important to gaining and maintaining customers. How does an SSL certificate play into that? Do you really need one? The short answer: Yes. But, let’s walk through the reasons why, and talk about what kind of […]

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4 Steps to Telling Your Brand Story on Social Media

by Abby Hanson and Kristi Simone

Posted on March 12, 2018 at 08:00 AM

As social media continues to evolve at a rapid-fire pace, we see recurring recommendations to make your business stand out by telling its brand story. Everyone loves a great story, and that mindset doesn’t change for what people read on social media. Professor Marcus Collins at University of Michigan says, “As storytelling animals, we humans […]

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Advice and Resume Tips for New Grads Applying for Jobs

by Kristi Simone

Posted on February 26, 2018 at 08:00 AM

First, we just discovered HARO, so if I’m not following protocol, please let me know. Second, my name is Kristi Simone and I am CMO at Whiteboard Marketing We are a small marketing firm located in Dublin, Ohio with 16+ employees. I handle all career searches and hiring needs for our company. And, we see […]

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Tutorial: Use iMovie to Make Facebook Cover Videos With Photos

by Nicole Weiss

Posted on February 19, 2018 at 15:47 PM

Facebook quietly introduced the option to add video covers to your Facebook business page.  While there are many templated options online to upload your images, some can be costly and only offer a few choices for your photos. Some online options to consider are: MakerMoon Animoto Adobe Spark However, our favorite option is iMovie . […]

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How Much Content is Good for SEO Rankings?

by Kristi Simone

Posted on February 13, 2018 at 21:59 PM

Your website content is the foundation for every SEO strategy you implement on your website.  It is, essentially, the fuel that drives the car.  So, how much fuel, or content, do you need to impact your search rankings? If you search the internet for “what is the best word count for SEO?” or something like […]

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How Do I Optimize My Website For Voice Search?

by Abby Hanson

Posted on January 22, 2018 at 08:00 AM

While driving, I often find myself remembering things, asking questions, or wondering where I should go for dinner. In the past, this timing was inopportune because I would have to wait until I stopped to write these thoughts down or research them. By that time, I would probably forget again. Today, it’s as simple as […]

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What Does the Facebook Update Really Mean for Small Businesses?

by Kristi Simone

Posted on January 15, 2018 at 20:32 PM

What does the Facebook update really mean for small businesses? Facebook made a big announcement on January 11 about changes to its news feed.  Both CEO Mark Zuckerberg and head of News Feed, Adam Mosseri communicated that Facebook’s 2018 focus would be connecting people with meaningful posts.  Zuckerberg also announced that news feeds would show […]

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5 Marketing Predictions to Implement in 2018

by Abby Hanson and Kristi Simone

Posted on December 12, 2017 at 17:18 PM

As 2017 wraps up, we want to take a look ahead at some of the key changes that will impact your 2018 local business marketing strategy. You may have read many predictions about 2018 in different blogs today, but we believe our strategies below are changes that any business owner can realistically implement in the […]

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How to Name Your Google My Business Page If You Have a Multi-Dentist Practice

by Brittanee Barton

Posted on November 20, 2017 at 21:50 PM

Google has communicated how important every dentist’s Google My Business (GMB) page is to his or her local ranking and how patients search for a dentist in their area. In fact, Google states that “local results [that] appear for people who search for businesses and places near their location” are one of the most important factors […]

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How to Write Content for Your Customers and Google

by Marissa Fracassa

Posted on October 30, 2017 at 19:11 PM

In the real estate world, we hear that the key to success is location, location location. In the SEO and website design world, the key to success is content, content, content. And, not just content, but original content. When writing content for your website, it can sometimes be difficult to balance the flow of the […]

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