Keep Customers Coming Back with a Birthday Club
Bring Customers Back Year After Year with a Birthday Club Everyone loves to be celebrated on their special day. The PISTn birthday club feature, included with your PISTn website system, makes it easy to show your customers how much you value them. The best part is, while you are treating your customers to a small... Read More
Why NAP Consistency Matters NAP is an acronym for Name, Address, Phone. Essentially, it’s the contact information for your brick-and-mortar business, and it’s how visitors to your website are able to find and contact you. NAP consistency matters because major search engines, such as Google and Bing, give higher rankings to businesses that have a... Read More
3 Benefits of Updating Your Website Regularly
3 Benefits of Updating Your Website Regularly While change is inevitable in life, it’s not always easy to keep up with it all. This might be especially true for technology, a field that evolves by the minute. Experts recommend updating your website regularly, but most small businesses would probably consider themselves lucky if they got... Read More
Getting the Most from Your PISTn Website System: Birthday Club & Register to Win Features
Getting the Most from Your PISTn Website System: Birthday Club & Register to Win Features Are you getting the most out of your Pistn website system? One of the most powerful tools included in your PISTn Website System is the monthly email marketing that automatically goes out to your customers. There is just one catch... Read More
How to Establish Authority For Yourself and Your Business
When the public trusts your voice or the voice of your business you are an authority in your field. It is essential to be the voice that people trust and turn to, for information, news or educated opinions, but there is a cacophony of voices competing to be heard in the online world. In order... Read More
10 Tips For Improving your Local Search Engine Ranking
Improving your Local Search Engine Ranking is a worthy and achievable digital marketing goal for your business. You want your business to appear when customers in your neighborhood are looking for your services. Fortunately, there are actions you can take to boost your chances. Back in 2015, Google started gearing searches toward mobile users in... Read More
Why Use SMS Texting with Email Marketing?
Why Use SMS Texting with Email Marketing? Keep your customers motivated, and continually attract new ones, by combining the two most direct communication methods in your marketing toolbox—email and text marketing. Undivided attention is hard to come by these days, but texts and email get your messages through in a memorable, activating way. Provided that... Read More
How Are People Finding Your Business?
Your Website is the Portal Whether you run an automotive business, locksmith, landscaping, or other professional services, you need people to find your business. Your website is the portal. When your phone rings or your email dings, it’s likely that the customer on the other end has found your business through your website. At least,... Read More
Why SEO Is More Important Than Ever Since the Pandemic
Why SEO Is More Important Than Ever Since the Pandemic While most business owners know that Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is important, since 2020 it has become more crucial to your success than ever. When the pandemic began, there was a seismic shift on the Internet when it comes to buying. Consumer priorities changed overnight,... Read More
Why Building Loyalty with Your Customers Through Marketing Matters So Much
Why Building Loyalty with Your Customers Through Marketing Matters So Much If you made a list of the most important assets that any business has, its customers would undoubtedly be right at the top. Your customer base, as it continues to grow and expand, will allow your business to do the same. These are more... Read More
Digital Marketing Trends We’re Watching in 2022
Digital Marketing Trends We’re Watching in 2022 One of the most important things to understand about digital marketing is that it is constantly changing. The Internet of the 1990s is barely recognizable compared to the fast-paced digital world we’re living in now. That’s why it’s crucial to understand the biggest digital marketing trends of the... Read More
HOW ROBUST IS YOUR EMAIL MARKETING?
HOW ROBUST IS YOUR EMAIL MARKETING? In early 2020, as the Coronavirus swept through the country, small businesses discovered that the ability to inform customers of sudden changes to operations is a vital — and often overlooked — part of a marketing plan. During that time, clients started calling PISTN for help with emails to... Read More
“Your News” Articles: Are You Making the Most of Your Website?
Are You Making the Most of Your Website? Sharing short news updates about your business on your website is a great way to keep customers engaged and thinking about you. Your website is the only real estate on the internet where you have total control. You can use that space to promote your business with... Read More
The Importance of Establishing a Personal-but-Professional Voice on Your Facebook Business Page
The Importance of Establishing a Personal-but-Professional Voice on Your Facebook Business Page Facebook marketing provides businesses with the opportunity to reach a wide audience. Facebook offers a variety of ad formats, the ability to offer interactive engagement, all in a format that consumers are already used to using. However, many Facebook business pages fail to... Read More
Take Control of Your Business Listings
WHAT IS BUSINESS LISTING MANAGEMENT? Business Listing Management means taking control of the facts about your business across 150+ digital services globally. Properly done, Business Listing Managment ensures consumers find accurate information about your business — no matter where they search. So, your business appears to customers in your neighborhood that are looking for your... Read More
Get a Competitive Edge Against Car Dealerships
MANUFACTURER RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE REMINDERS = INCREASED PROFITS Don’t let the Dealership Service Centers get the upper hand on building trust, loyalty, brand and profits by being the only ones promoting OEM Manufacturer Recommended service to your customers. Get a competitive edge against car dealerships by demonstrating your expertise in vehicle specific manufacturer recommended maintenance. With... Read More
Why Reputation Management Matters for Small Businesses
Why Reputation Management Matters for Small Businesses Traditionally, small businesses only needed to establish a good local reputation to succeed. Maintaining a reputation typically involves attracting locals and developing good relationships with them. Then, people would patronize a shop based on the recommendations of friends and neighbors. Nowadays, those endorsements are widely made online. All... Read More
Is Your Company Leveraging Tik Tok Social Media Marketing?
Is Your Company Leveraging Tik Tok Social Media Marketing? As social media marketing continues to evolve, businesses are looking for more ways to reach their target audience. Enter Tik Tok. Once considered an app for tweens and teens, Tik Tok is now the 6th most-used social network with 689 million users. Businesses both large and... Read More
How to Leverage Local SEO to Bring More Customers to Your Small Business
How to Leverage Local SEO to Bring More Customers to Your Small Business If you own a business that relies on in-person customers rather than online sales, the benefits of digital marketing might not be immediately apparent. But, digital marketing isn’t just for online businesses. It offers a wealth of opportunity for businesses of all... Read More
What Are You Really Selling? How can you position your shop to the most desired, most preferred shop in your market? Your marketing plan probably includes things like a website, postcards, text messages, and emails featuring information about your business and maybe some offers or coupons to entice clients in the door. These things are... Read More