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Why Online Reviews Matter for Small Businesses

The growing influence of online reviews Reviews are everywhere, from Amazon to Google; you’ve probably read reviews yourself before calling a local business in the past year. But have you put a system in place to get business reviews from YOUR clients that are happy with your product or service? If not, keep reading! Reviews have massive implications for local businesses. In 2017, it’s estimated that online reviews influence local search results by 10%. Now, that may not seem like much, but 10% will sometimes [...]

By | 2018-03-16T12:58:21+00:00 January 3rd, 2018|Review Management|Comments Off on Why Online Reviews Matter for Small Businesses

Brew City Marketing Teams Up With Milwaukee Rescue Mission & One Warm Coat

Within Milwaukee, we have more than 170,000 people living in poverty with 39% of Milwaukee’s children living below the poverty line. Milwaukee Rescue Mission seeks to battle the difficult challenges that poverty, and the Wisconsin weather itself, can bring. But Brew City Marketing doesn’t intend to let them fight this on their own this year! We’ve teamed up with One Warm Coat to collect new and lightly worn coats, mittens, scarves and hats for those in need. […]

By | 2018-03-08T11:05:54+00:00 December 19th, 2017|Brew City Marketing #GivingBack|Comments Off on Brew City Marketing Teams Up With Milwaukee Rescue Mission & One Warm Coat

Google Chrome SSL Update

BIG CHANGES COMING TO GOOGLE CHROME THAT MAY AFFECT YOUR WEBSITE— PLEASE READ! If you’re one of the 1 billion active Google Chrome users, there are big changes coming your way that may affect your website. As your internet marketing partner, we’ve put together a crash course to help raise awareness of the changes coming to Google Chrome this October. Nearly 50% of internet users choose Chrome as their browser of choice, so this could have a significant impact on the way people interact with [...]

By | 2018-03-08T11:10:32+00:00 September 11th, 2017|Milwaukee Web Design|Comments Off on Google Chrome SSL Update

Website Builder Shootout: Weebly vs. Squarespace vs. WordPress

So you have a business, you have a product or service, and now you need a website. Where do you go from here? There are numerous website builders out there, but which one is the best for your needs? We’re here today to highlight the pros and cons of the 3 major website builder platforms: Weebly, Squarespace, and WordPress. Squarespace Squarespace is a website building solution that is visually appealing and works well with many types of businesses. It’s an all-in-one solution which includes everything [...]

By | 2018-03-08T11:12:33+00:00 June 26th, 2017|Milwaukee Web Design, Milwaukee Web Development|Comments Off on Website Builder Shootout: Weebly vs. Squarespace vs. WordPress

1 Important Task Your Business Should Be Tackling Every Month

Here at Brew City Marketing, we’ve recently moved to a new office with a new street address, which required updating our information across the web. It’s crucial to our business that when customers are searching for our brand online they are getting accurate results, so we didn’t want any potential customers being led to our old address. Once the information was updated, we wanted to do a sweep through of all the major search engines to ensure any searches for our brand included up-to-date information. [...]

By | 2018-05-23T12:17:56+00:00 June 8th, 2017|Internet Marketing Milwaukee|Comments Off on 1 Important Task Your Business Should Be Tackling Every Month

4 Important Google Analytics Metrics

Google Analytics is a powerful tool, jam-packed with useful information about your website. Facts such as who is visiting, how long they are staying, where they’re coming from, and how many pages they’ve visited are just the tip of the analytics iceberg, and the volume of information can make it a confusing experience for many users. While Google Analytics is an excellent source of data about your website, figuring out what the numbers mean and whether or not your website is successful can be difficult. [...]

By | 2018-03-08T11:16:27+00:00 May 25th, 2017|Milwaukee Internet Marketing, Milwaukee SEO, Web Design Milwaukee|Comments Off on 4 Important Google Analytics Metrics

CONFESSIONS OF AN HONEST WEB MARKETER

I shouldn’t even be writing this right now. But I had to - I just had to. I literally had 3 different clients tell me horror stories this week that made me mad. Very mad. As I was sharing these stories with my business partner, I had the idea to start sharing these stories with you. The title for this series of blogs came to me at the same time: “Confessions of an Honest Web Marketer.” I hope you don’t see it as a pompous [...]

By | 2018-03-08T11:25:53+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Internet Marketing Milwaukee, Milwaukee Web Design|Comments Off on CONFESSIONS OF AN HONEST WEB MARKETER

2 Important Steps to Grow Your Instagram Page

Many businesses find Instagram confusing or a waste of time. However, with 600 million monthly users it remains an extremely popular, visually centered social platform that is fun, fast and easy to use. If your business isn’t using the platform or is having a hard time building a following, this post is for you. Here are the 2 important steps your company needs to take to grow an engaged audience ready to buy your product or service. Effectively Use Hashtags This is the most important [...]

By | 2018-03-08T10:28:12+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Social Media Milwaukee, Social Media Optimization|Comments Off on 2 Important Steps to Grow Your Instagram Page

4 Reasons People Are Unfollowing Your Brand

When it comes to social media, every business wants to have an engaged audience and extensive reach. You work hard to get your brand in front of potential customers so likes, comments, and shares feel great. Contrastingly, a lack of likes, comments, and shares makes you feel like you’re doing everything wrong. If people are unfollowing your brand on social media, there’s a good reason why. Check out our top four reasons why users may be unfollowing your brand. #4 Your Content is Too Boring [...]

By | 2018-03-08T11:50:55+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Milwaukee Internet Marketing, Social Media Milwaukee, Social Media Optimization|Comments Off on 4 Reasons People Are Unfollowing Your Brand

5 Reasons Your Brand Should be on LinkedIn

  For the uninitiated, LinkedIn is a social network for the business community. LinkedIn provides a way for professionals to connect, making for a frictionless exchange of ideas, knowledge and job opportunities. Should your brand be on LinkedIn? Yes - unequivocally. Here are just a few of the reasons why. It's Not Dying With 433 million users and an average of 2 new members joining every second, LinkedIn is the third most popular social network on the web. With a fresh new desktop redesign, smarter [...]

By | 2018-03-08T11:54:10+00:00 March 21st, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on 5 Reasons Your Brand Should be on LinkedIn
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