Local business blog | An online presence | Colm McGill

Local business blog | An online presence

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Now is the time for local businesses to start blogging it will give you that competitive edge, it will also put you in front of new traffic that exists online. To revitalize your business

Local business owners don’t realize the power of online marketing and gaining that online presence for them and their products. It really does not matter what industry you are in. Now is your time.

Many local business owners are intimidated and scared. They will think of every conceivable excuse not get on board but the good news here is:  this is exactly what your competition is doing. So you can see the opportunity here, if you take a leap of faith.

It really does not matter whether you are a baker, a restaurateur, fisherman, a scenic tour operator or a water sports company. The rules are the same, so take that leap take starting building your blog today.

Exposure Online

Remember guys the internet exposes you to millions of prospective customers you just have to start creating that blog and adding that content. We never before were so connected through such a medium.

Just look around you see people every day no matter who they are, joining the whole world online and connecting.

They are searching the net continously. So the opportunity here is limitless for you and your business you just have to take a little time to start blogging on your business and engage these people.

This will in turn drive customer back to your business online and offline.

A blog builds customer trust and loyalty like no other. The blog is the perfect platform for you to showcase your personality and your business and highlight your passion for what your are doing.
It really is the perfect medium to allow you to stand out from the crowd.

Potential of a blog:

The blog allows you to acquire potential customers email addresses and phone number where you can communicate and inform them  of you and business on a regular basis.

This all lends to developing a proper relationship and promotes trust; which will lead to the expansion and development of your local business.

It is in these tough economic times that local businesses suffer but it is high time that we start to think outside the box and see the wood from the trees.

No longer are the traditional means working and the ones that are: are on borrowed time.So I appeal to local businesses out there its time to come online.

The world of blogging is not that scary especially when you are promoting your business you will have a passion for it and drive and a motivation to make it work. So writing and speaking about your business e will not be that difficult.

Initially it takes a little time to learn basics online marketing strategies which be invaluable to you to gain that online presence. Remember It is that online presence that generate the traffic back to your website and ultimately your business whether that is online or offline.

Its simple really :

At the end of the day guys once you learn the basics you will be able to start blogging and create that presence. If you are not a good writer you don’t have to worry.

The average person on the web only reads to a 10th grade level. Start getting in front of the camera the first time is the hardest after that it will get easier.

Keep in mind Video is a great way to show case you and your businesses as people can see it directly. It also allows you to showcase your personality.

Once you have started you’ll think why you didn’t start earlier. This is a great way to advertise your business in a time efficient and cost effective way.

So let’s get started guys and start that local business blog.

Thank You,


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