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2016 Marketing Imperative for Small Businesses – Strengthening Your Online Reputation

Did you know that there are 3 billion+ Internet users across the globe, and this number is growing at a rate of 9% per year? That’s a lot of potential customers for your business, and a great opportunity to promote your name and reputation. Of all the marketing trends we’ve seen this year, one stands out as imperative for businesses that want to continue to grow and attract new customers. The 2016 marketing imperative for small businesses is: to take immediate steps to strengthen and manage your online reputation. Why your online reputation is so important Your online reputation is…

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The Secret to Confirming More Appointments

If you’re a dental office, medical office, or small business like a salon or spa, you know that confirming appointments with your customers and patients is a must. If you don’t set up appointments, or hear back from customers with confirmations, you not only lose control of your daily schedule, you also could lose important revenue. What is your current process for confirming appointments? How many times do you reach out to customers and patients after they’ve booked, and how do you communicate with them when you do? Some secrets to increasing your all-important appointment confirmation ratio: Set an advance…

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How to Write Emails Your Customers Will Open

Email marketing is an incredibly powerful tool for any small business or private practice, as polls show that the majority of your customer base prefers email over all other forms of communication when it comes to receiving company updates, offers, and reminders. According to Campaign Monitor, email marketing is also a savvy business move, as it provides a 3800% Return on Investment (ROI) and $38 for every $1 spent. A MarketingProfs study in 2015 found that email marketing is still considered one of the top three sales drivers in digital marketing channels, and marketers spent $2.3 billion on email marketing…

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The Secrets to Working Smarter, Not Harder [Infographic]

Running a business often means managing a whole lot of moving parts and working long hours, but there are ways to work smarter, not harder. Some simple mental tricks can improve your efficiency and quality of work – without keeping you in the office all night. This week, we wanted to share this helpful infographic on how to WORK SMARTER – NOT HARDER. Get useful tips – like how to breakthrough project block, or how to organize your daily task list for maximum efficiency. Remember too to check out our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/demandforce and like us to keep up-to-date…

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A Vet’s Best Friend [Infographic]

As the economy strengthens, Americans are spending more on their pets. According to the 2015-2016 American Pet Products Association’s National Pet Owners Survey, more than 65 percent of U.S. households own at at least one pet (equating to 79.7 million homes), and Americans spend $60.28 billion caring for their furry family members. That means that more people are looking to find new veterinarians and pet care experts who can help them provide the best care throughout the life of their pet. This trend has created an incredible opportunity for veterinarians and animal care practices looking to attract new patients and…

The Demandforce Blog Lives Again!

Exciting news from the Demandforce team – our blog has renewed life and lives again! We’ve been moving double-time at the Demandforce headquarters, and have so much to share – we’re excited to get back at it again. So look forward to more announcements and news from our blog, including… Demandforce Success Stories Expert Tips on Social Media & Online Reputation Advice for Small Businesses Company Updates Fun Articles and Industry News! Not familiar with Demandforce? Find out how you can grow your business by attracting new customers, booking more appointments, and generating more online reviews. Call us at (866) 507-7016.