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Cultivate Your Local Reputation with Customer Reviews!

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This spring and summer, the peak season for a lot of our clients, was one of uncertainty in 2020.  As we enter the slower part of the year, now is the time to evaluate where you can strengthen your marine business and set yourself up for success going into 2021. Regardless of industry, there’s nothing more valuable in growing your business than customer referrals and testimonials. Facebook, Yelp, and TripAdvisor, arguably the Internet’s largest social-local platforms for reviews and research, tout a combined 485+ million monthly users, dominate in local search engine results, and have the ability to shut down…

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Marketing Your Marine Business Through a Crisis

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Without a doubt, COVID-19 is changing everything. We have received many, many questions on how to sustainably market marine businesses through this crisis. Now more than ever, SEO (or search engine optimization) is a critical part of any online marketing strategy. SEO is a long-term marketing strategy. It takes time to build rankings and rapport on the various search engines. While cutting out SEO may save some money in the short term, it can have disastrous effects down the line. It’s important to understand that eventually, COVID-19 will subside. If you don’t continue doing SEO during the pandemic, you would…

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Ignoring Your Dated Website? It’s Hurting Your Business More Than You Know.

By | Custom Content, Industry News, Internet Marketing, Marine Marketing, Pay Per Click Marketing, SEO Marketing, Social Media, Website Design | No Comments

 We all have those things we own where we say “if it isn’t broke, don’t fix it”. Your website might technically function but, in reality, if it has been over 5 years since you have updated your website – your website is costing your business BIG bucks. More often than not, most of us think of our websites like our favorite old pair of shoes! Even though they are dated or could be performing better, we’re attached to them. Another big factor is the cost of investing in a website redesign. We totally understand that a website redesign is no small task…

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CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT PART TWO | On-Going Website Maintenance & Marketing Strategies Drastically Improve Business

By | Custom Content, Customer Spotlight, Marine Marketing, Pay Per Click Marketing, SEO Marketing, Website Design | No Comments

In part one of this series on Mainsail Yacht Charters, we talked about how on-going site maintenance has drastically improved user experience. If you haven’t read it already, jump on over and give it a quick read. Our custom integration with Central Yacht Agent really pushed his user experience to the next level and the access to instant information, while never leaving his site, drastically improved his conversion rate! In part two of this series, we see how our marketing team continued to work with Kevin to ensure, with the upgrades to the site, that his marketing strategy was being updated as well…

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CUSTOMER SPOTLIGHT PART ONE | On-Going Website Maintenance Ensures Cutting Edge User Experience

By | Custom Content, Customer Spotlight, Marine Marketing, Pay Per Click Marketing, SEO Marketing, Website Design | No Comments

Websites are not printed marketing materials. You cannot just launch them and walk away. Your website, regardless of when it was designed, needs to be incrementally improved over time. What is needed is a maintenance schedule to ensure the best user-experience you can! Long time client, Mainsail Yacht Charters, is a great example of exactly how on-going maintenance cannot only give customer’s a better experience, but can increase business rapidly! Over the last few years, we have continued to work with Kevin to ensure his website has the most modern technology guaranteeing a better user experience. More specifically, over this past month, we…

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New Video | How to Boost Your Posts on Facebook!

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We have talked at length (here, here and here) on how important social media can be when trying to reel in those potential customers and getting a leg up on the charter in the slip next to you. Social media marketing can really make or break your season if you aren’t using those channels to their fullest capacity. So, in today’s video, we wanted to show you how easy it is to get your content to water enthusiasts beyond the people who are already following you (specifically) on Facebook! Boosting posts can offer you the chance to reel in new customers based on…

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customer reviews boost business

Boost Bookings with Customer Reviews!

By | Internet Marketing, Marine Marketing, Pay Per Click Marketing, SEO Marketing, Social Media | No Comments

Regardless of what your marine businesses is (fishing charter, yacht charter, broker, boat insurance, etc), there’s nothing more valuable in growing your business than business than customer referrals and testimonials. Yelp and TripAdvisor, arguably the Internet’s largest social-local platforms for reviews and research, tout a combined 485+ million monthly users, dominance in local search engine results, and and the ability to shut down businesses over night. It’s no wonder Yelp and TripAdvisor are crucial to your business! Potential customers are actively looking at what your current customers have to say about you, your service, and the on-the-water experience they are going to receive. Here are a…

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