3 Effective Ways to Collect Customer Feedback

3 Ways to Collect Customer Feedback

A great benefit to having a strong online presence is that it provides small businesses an outlet through which to gather important information and feedback from their current and potential customers to better inform their decision making. What’s a great way to get more customers? Figure out what they want. Genius right? Many businesses fall […]

How Social Media is Revolutionizing Business

How Social Media is Revolutionizing Business

Have you caught on to how social media is changing the way businesses operate? Even if you’re one of those old school thinkers who refuses to create a Facebook page for your remodeling or roofing company, you can’t deny the impact social media has had in society. I know for myself personally, as someone whose […]

SurePulse – The Solution to Your Digital Marketing Problems

Marketing Cloud for SMBs

  The problem we see for many if not all small businesses is trying to juggle all of their day-to-day activities that comes with running a business. From generating leads to billing to maintaining supplies and materials, there isn’t much time left over to devote to marketing on the web. It’s a sore subject for […]

3 Proven Digital Marketing Tactics for Home Remodelers

Digital Marketing for Home Remodelers

  According to a recent survey conducted by the research firm Clutch, the majority of small businesses spend 20 percent or less of their marketing budgets on digital initiatives such as: local social media marketing, search engine optimization, email marketing, content marketing, video and so on. In fact 25 percent of small businesses said they […]

New Study Shows How Small Businesses Are Using Social Media

Benefits of Social Media Marketing for SMBs

A new study from Clutch shows that many small businesses have yet to fully adopt digital marketing strategies into their daily routines. The report, taken from small business owners and managers, in which 55 percent have fewer than 10 employees, showed the number of small businesses who use social media is pretty evenly split – 53 […]

3 Easy Ways to Use Referrals to Grow Your Remodeling Business

Customers Trust Referrals More So Than Marketing Materials

When it comes to local internet marketing, or any type of marketing for that matter, it’s more cost effective to expand your consumer base through your current customer pipeline rather than to start from scratch. This is especially true for remodelers. We live in a society now where we are bombarded with message after message. […]

Is Your Digital Marketing Program Running On All Cylinders?

Digital Marketing

A digital marketing engine runs on multiple cylinders which all need to be synchronized in order to work to your benefit…among them are: Website Search Engine Optimization (SEO) Content Marketing Pay-Per-Click (PPC) Social Media Directory Publishing Email Review/Reputation Management It’s essentially like an 8 cylinder marketing engine. Would you want a car that has an […]

A Home Remodeler’s Social Media Checklist

Social Media Checklist

On the surface, local social media marketing is rather simple. Just about everyone is on social media these days but for small businesses such as a home remodeler, you have to swim below the surface to really make social media work for you. Your small remodeling business is just one of many fish in a […]

Get To Know the Panelists on Our Good Reviews Webinar

Meet Our Webinar Panelists

  With our webinar – Good Reviews & How to Get ‘Em – just a day away – May 12 (BTW have you signed up yet?!), we want to give our audience and those who have registered another chance to get to know the panelists before the big event. We’ve got three highly regarded women […]

Facebook Announces Big Change – Coming June 1st 2015

Facebook Login Update

If you’re a business owner managing a Facebook page through one shared login, you may receive a notification from Facebook asking to upgrade from a shared login.   Surefire will take care of the necessary steps or proactively take action on their social media marketing customers behalf.   If you are a business owner, here […]

Say Hello to Google+ Collections

Google Plus Changes

  Google+ is getting a face lift as the social network is making shifts to become a Pinterest lookalike. Google announced Monday that they are adding “collections” to its platform. For all intents and purposes, Google+ Collections will act the same as Pinterest boards. Collections will allow Google+ users to group similar posts into topic-based sections, […]

Facebook Announces More Help for Small Businesses

Facebook Best Practices

Yesterday, Facebook announced more help for small businesses. Earlier this year, Facebook launched Ads Manager app and built creative and educational resources for small business marketers. Now, Facebook is hosting a series of events called “Boost Your Business” and implementing live chat for advertisers. Also in the announcement, the social media giant stated it has 40 million SMBs with […]

Weekend Rollout with Surefire Social – May 1st

Twitter Marketing

Our customers are people with a good sense of humor who know how to tell a good long-form joke. We’ll have to share some of those in the future, but today, in the spirit of their contagious energy, and…since Friday (TGIF) has finally arrived, we wanted to grant our readers permission to close their email inboxes for a […]

First There Were 1-800 Numbers, Then Came Domain Names, and Now….

Home Services Marketing

You’re cruising on the highway when you see a small business company’s van right in front of you. Be it a home remodeler, glass repair company or a roofing company and if you’re stuck in traffic, chances are you’ll remember the name of that company. So I believe any small business that has a van […]