Entries by Social Rocketship

Online: The competitive world of being contacted to be contracted!

Social Rocketship adds Premier Home Repairs Inc. as a new client in Woodinville, Washington. Ever heard of Premier Home Repairs? Not yet, but you will!  Premier Home Repairs was like thousands of other businesses out there who have had no web exposure or presence.  They were feeling a squeeze in their lead flow and came […]

Does Social Media Work? Track It and Find Out!

Looking back at 2011, it’s easy to see that nothing has business owners more discombobulated than social media. Whether its Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, LinkedIn, or any of the hundreds of others that seem to pop up almost daily, the question is the same – does it work? People take strong opinions on both sides of […]

How to Leverage Online Reviews into More Business

Recently, some friends of mine were buying a pre-owned minivan to accommodate their growing family. While they were still in the dealership, they looked online (on their smart phones) for an auto mechanic who does pre-owned inspections to make sure the car was in good condition. After the mechanic completed his inspection, he thanked them […]

8 Reasons Why Content Marketing Works

Let’s say you want to remodel your house starting with your kitchen. Now let’s say you had the chance to line up two contractors side by side almost as if it were a presidential debate. You pose a question like, “What’s the best type of tile for my kitchen?” You’re going to then listen to […]

Content is King – Why Google Loves Content

There’s an interesting new infograph that was recently published by Brafton.com showing the relation between content and search. This should be nothing new to anyone who’s trying to market their business online. Content is what people are searching for. Content is what answers peoples questions. Content is what leads to purchasing decisions. And now with […]

The 7 C’s of Marketing Your Business Online

There’s no doubt now that regardless of what industry you’re in, you need to market your business online. The barriers to marketing online are low and the upside is huge! While the benefits are almost never ending, here are 7 powerful reasons to get your business online and fast! Credibility Businesses that can be found […]

7 Ways to Modernize Your Website

Chances are if your company’s website is over 3 years old, it’s already outdated. In the “olden days” (olden days being late 90’s/early 2000’s) it used to be enough to have a website. For the most part, it acted as a place holder online for your company giving some basic info and maybe a way […]

7 Reasons Why Your Business Needs a Blog

OK, great. You’re online. You’ve got a fully functional website that shares everything about your company and what you do. Question – is your website attracting a loyal following? Is it establishing you as a leader? Is it interacting with your target audience? Chances are, it’s not. Fear not. There’s a super easy solution. Four […]

8 Powerful Marketing Benefits of YouTube

People go to the internet for a number of reasons. One of the biggest reasons is because they want to find information that will help them solve a problem. Google has made a fortune by providing links to information they think would help. But guess what? YouTube has now become the second largest search engine […]

Social Media Manager: to Outsource or to Hire?

It’s obvious now that every company needs to implement a solid social media campaign. The big question is: should you outsource your social media needs or hire someone to do it? Maybe it’s easiest if we set a few ground rules first and then decide. First, you have to have someone who knows what they’re […]