Local searches matter! How to improve your odds

July 31, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Improving your Search Engine Optimization ranking is difficult enough, but when you factor in the local angle, it becomes even more challenging. That’s the goal you’re striving for: to have your business appear to customers in your neighborhood that are looking for your services. Fortunately, Google has made it somewhat easier and there are actions... Read More

How to improve your SEO ranking without new content

May 03, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Search engine algorithms are always changing, but you don’t have to change your content to increase your Search Engine Optimization ranking for your web sites. There are many things you can do by simply tweaking and organizing the content you already have to increase your ranking and climb up the search engine ladder—and you don’t... Read More

Facebook upgrades allows more control over ad placement

May 01, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Everyone has seen an example of bad ad placement. Whether it’s an advertisement for a funeral home adjacent to one for a fast food restaurant, a cruise ship/swimming lesson combo or something more risqué, it shows that you can’t always control every aspect of your business advertisements. Business owners double and triple check their advertising... Read More

How to handle a social media crisis

April 03, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Into every social media platform, a crisis will fall. It’s inevitable, with human nature the way it is, the relative anonymity of the Internet and the ever-present trolls lurking to pounce on any mistake or perceived sleight. In fact it’s difficult to turn on the television or scroll through someone’s social media feed without hearing... Read More

Can you pay to have bad reviews removed?

April 02, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Bad reviews are troublesome enough. When scammers or identity thieves get into the act, it can get even worse. We recently had a customer call us after she fielded a call from a company that said her business had a bad review on Google and that he could “get it taken down.” For a fee,... Read More

PISTn featured at national conference

March 31, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Kevin Steeland, founder and CEO of PISTn digital marketing, will be a featured speaker at the international Car Wash Show this May in Nashville, TN. The conference, billed as the largest gathering of owners, managers and decision-makers from the car wash, quick lube and detailing segments, will take place from May 13-15. “I’m looking forward... Read More

Facebook launches new ‘Showcase’ service

March 03, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

Facebook is launching a new video service that can help businesses get in front of new audiences. The new premium video ad program, Facebook Showcase, is now available in many markets across the U.S. “Showcase gives online video and TV ad buyers participating in the upfront selling cycle new opportunities to reach their target audiences... Read More

The best tools for monitoring your social media

February 03, 2019

Posted By: Scotty Spielman

It’s only natural to wonder what people are saying about your business. With so many social media channels and review sites available, chances are, if you’ve interacted with a customer, they have something to say about it. Just like with person-to-person conversations, these will happen whether you’re aware of them or not. Given how quickly... Read More