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Stop dumping $ into marketing

Top 3 Modern Marketing Tips in 2019

Compete With the Big Boys

The ease of a digital presence has made it easier than ever to compete.

Gone is the age where big budgets get all eyes of the consumer. There are so many small business tools out there to assist in building a website, social media and local optimization. No business is too small; in fact, did you know that small businesses make up 98% of USA based firms? Now is the time to attract the clients you want, and grow the business of your dreams with the assistance of a digital marketing strategy.


1. Google My Business

It’s free, generates reviews, and ads Google SEO points.

First of all if you’re not familiar with Search Engine Optimization (SEO), checkout our how-to here. As one of the most powerful and most used search engines, Google will reward your business for adding information to their site, and in turn you are searchable on the engine and Google maps. Start your page here.

Read more about GMB optimization >>

2. Mobile Friendly Website

put your business where your clients are, on their phone.

Google recently found that 61% of users are unlikely to return to a mobile site they had trouble accessing and 40% visit a competitor’s site instead. The crazy part is, those statistics are only going to grow as we become more reliant on technology; especially when we start talking about voice search.

Read our guide to being listed on Siri Maps >>

Related: Schedule a $75 1:1 Market Coaching Session ($125 value!)

3. Don’t Waste Time on Social Media

And start incorporating it into your marketing strategy.

The average engagement rate (likes, comments & shares) on Facebook is only 0.09%. How many hours are you spending trying to think of something to post – and reaching 25 people? When social media is planned and automated within your marketing strategy, you can ACTUALLY have a positive ROI on social media.

Marketing isn’t Rocket Science.

But it IS ever evolving, and time consuming.

Not to mention; if done incorrectly, marketing can be a waste of resources. At Creative DSM we are consistently renewing our certifications to make sure your business is fully optimized. Our SEO strategies provide incomparable ROI.

Learn more about the Creative DSM difference >>