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Are you listed on Google places? – if not you should be.

Google Places is a free listing on Google that if done correctly it will give you top page ranking for local searches in Google. It is however important to be set-up right to take full advantage of this free listing on Google.

By listing your business on Google Places and focusing on the right keywords you will attract local and visiting customers in your area.

What is a local search? – a local search is when someone searches online using your location as part of the search string, i.e web designers Christchurch

Research shows customers still prefer to engage with local businesses where possible and with the rise of mobile phones it should become a crucial part of your online marketing strategy while making it easier for customers to find you.

There are other online directories that your business can take advantage of boosting your local search position and opportunities, search in google for local directories or free local directories in your area. It is important to keep an eye on all your listings to make sure your information is up to date and correct.

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facebookforbusiness

Facebook is evolving to accommodate business pages vs. individual profiles. In its latest re-design, Facebook has made a clear distinction between profiles and pages. The bottom line is profiles are now only for individuals and pages are for business. Profiles and pages have different features. In fact there are certain features which are no longer permitted for business pages but are indeed available to individual profiles.

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web20

You may have heard this term before, perhaps even read something about it, but your still slightly confused about what it actually is. It does sound very generic and would probably be better suited as a different kind of internet. Perhaps a 'sequel' to the internet. You'd be forgiven for thinking this, and there seem to be a number of different theories on what Web 2.0 actually means.