Do you own a business? Do you invest in local search marketing? If not why? I am finding more and more that people are turning to electronics for their research of local companies and businesses. How many people do you know that do not own some electronic device that they can use to search the internet? And I am not talking a laptop here. Anymore everyone has an iPod, smart phone or similar device that they carry on them. I am amazed at how many people you see using these devices throughout the day. Some are just checking email and such, but others, are looking for a local business, finding directions, or researching a product or service that they are interested in buying.
Internet marketing has become a necessity for businesses to survive. Even most home based businesses can be found on the internet and because of this, it is very important for business to use this to their benefit. Get your name and business out there so people can find you. Very seldom do I even pick up a phone book anymore. When I am looking for a business it is usually on the internet. Today most people are looking for quick and convenient, and if they can't find you through an internet search, they most likely will go elsewhere.
Share your thoughts with me on this by leaving a comment. Do you find internet marketing important to your business? Do you use the internet for your own research? How often have you based a decision or purchase on information from the internet? This post is brought to you by our friends at Orange Soda.