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December 09, 2010


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Eric Myers

Great tips. I think a lot of this was very accurate looking back on it. Last year we actually started using a telephone answering service to help improve the way our office functions. We have been loving it and haven't looked back once!


The local small business ads game has changed once again forever. Did you know that there are three mobile phones to every one pc. And it is projected that global marketing will be valued at over $16 billion by 2011. This mobile marketing wave needs to be adopted by all small to medium sized local businesses or they will be left behind. The best part is that Google has already made a place for us to advertise that is mobile ready. Your business is probably already preregistered. Find out more at our website.

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