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Localsearch Profile Page Best Practices

Are you using your Localsearch profile page to the fullest? With 1.95+ million visitors to our online business directory each month, there’s so much potential for growing your business. Make sure you’ve done all of these updates to get the most from your profile.

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Is your business plan futureproof?

The future may be unknown but at least you can rely on your business plan to keep you in a good position. “What business plan?” you think. If you’re planning on growing and securing your business in the future, it’s essential. See how to futureproof your business.

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7 Easy Ways to Improve Your Customer Experience

Customer experience is so important even Google and social media platforms are basing their algorithms on it. For you, as a business owner, providing amazing customer experience can mean the difference between growing and failing. Discover how you can increase your amazing factor with our easy-to-implement tips.

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Instagram Business Account Best Practices

There are a whopping 9,000,000 active Instagram users in Australia, with 80% of them following business accounts. Make sure yours is one of them with our Instagram business account best practice guide.

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Localsearch: A Google My Business Partner

2018 was a big year for Localsearch. To start, it was our 25th anniversary and we became a Google Premier Partner. And now, we’re ending the year with a bang by proudly announcing we are a Google My Business Partner!

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Online Reviews Best Practice Guide

Online reviews are essential for any business to succeed online. But, do you know your legal rights and responsibilities? How about how to handle a negative review so it promotes your business rather than tarnishes? We tell you everything you need to know to get you started.

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SEO or SEM? The Battle of Online Marketing

Now we know a bit about both SEO and SEM, it’s time to see exactly what you need in your online marketing plan. We’re going to explore which one is better and when to use them for the more effective results.

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2018 Holiday Consumer Behaviour Report

How’s your marketing strategy looking for the holiday period? If you haven’t considered the latest statistics around consumer behaviour over the silly season, you may want to take a peek. We even give you some handy tips on targeting every consumer demographic.

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Google My Business Best Practice Guide

A verified Google My Business (GMB) listing helps you be seen more online, enables you to track your potential customers interactions with your business and more. Find out how to optimise your GMB listing in our complete guide.

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SEM Explained—The Who, What, When, Where & Why

There’s a reason businesses of all sizes are using SEM to grow online. If done right, it’s cost effective and can bring in a stream of new leads, with very minimal effort on your behalf. Here’s how!

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How to Hire Your First Employee

Needing to hire an employee is a sign your business is doing well. In reality, it adds another thing to your to-do list. Simplify your task with our handy guide of legalities, processes and steps you need to consider before taking on a team member.

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