Good Online Reputation = More Leads: Make Sure you Know these Tricks


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September 25th Reputation Management Webinar

In this webinar you will learn how to:
-Take control of online conversations about your business
-Convert a negative review into a business opportunity
-Bring in a constant flow of good reviews & amplify them across the web
-Use reputation management to get more leads

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  • Negative review from google plus local
  • Social media plays a major role in your business’s online reputation, here’s why:
  • It takes 12 positive service experiences to make up for one negative experience. (link with diagram:
  • It takes 12 positive service experiences to make up for one negative experience. (link with diagram:
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  • On the other hand, having a good review for the world to see is gold and you don’t want it to go unnoticed. You MUST have a process in place to amplify them which is what we are going to discuss now. Share it on…FacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedInWebsite
  • Reference to visibility – Yours listings are where you appear in directories and social media sites
  • images of frustrated person and directory logos, There are hundreds, if not thousands, of sites your business can be listed on. (Angie’s List, Google+Local, YellowPages, Yelp, etc.)If your business information is consistent across listings…Potential customers are more likely to find you Search engines will prioritize your business Potential customers will favor you over competitors with inconsistent listingsIt’s simple…the more directories your business is listed on, the easier it is for potential customers to find you.Claim listings on Google+ and Bing BUT, If your business’s information is inconsistent across directories, customers can get frustrated and move on to one of your competitors instead.
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  • If you see a bad review, respond with an apology, explanation, or incentive to win back the customer. If you see a good review, spread it around as much as possible. Taking the time to reply to online reviews builds trust with customers, which translates into higher loyalty and increased sales. The key to fixing a bad review is constantly creating and posting new content
  • For your business to be successful…
  • -talk: the scope of internet communications is so large that it prevents many business from regularly tracking, reponding, and adding content to their social networks
  • This new comprehensive suite will give you all the tools you need to protect and promote your company+screen shot of dashboard
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  • Good Online Reputation = More Leads: Make Sure you Know these Tricks

    1. 1. Good Online Reputation = More Leads: Make Sure You Know These Tricks Your customers are talking about your reputation. Are you part of the conversation? Sept 25th, 2013 Webinar
    2. 2. COMMON Q’S How do I get good reviews?
    3. 3. COMMON Q’S How do I increase exposure of good reviews?
    4. 4. COMMON Q’S How do I handle negative reviews?
    5. 5. Agenda: 1. Why reputation management must be a part of your overall Marketing strategy 2. How online directories and social media shape your online reputation 3. How you can enhance your business’s online reputation
    6. 6. Everyone Has an Opinion… Do you know what people are saying about you?
    7. 7. And now they are posted ALL OVER the Internet… *Social Media Sites *Online Directories
    8. 8. Social Media Keeps Growing…
    9. 9. Did you know… 2/3 people are more likely to buy from a store when they find positive comments about it online 1/2 are less likely if comments are negative
    10. 10. As you already know… Customers are more likely to post a review after a negative experience than a positive one. Bottom line… Your business mustknow where everyone’s talking and how to handle the conversation
    11. 11. You even receive a star rating! CONSUMERS = REPUTATION SEARCH ENGINE FRIENDLY
    12. 12. What would you do? If someone tweeted this about your company… Or wrote this…
    13. 13. A good review is like gold… AMPLIFY THEM
    14. 14. Enhance your business’s reputation: 1. Create consistent listings across directories 2. Have an active social media presence 3. Monitor and respond
    15. 15. Reputation and Visibility go hand-in-hand ✗ Great Reputation + Poor Visibility = No Leads ✗ Bad Reputation + Great Visibility = No Leads ✔Great Reputation + Great Visibility = Leads Galore
    16. 16. Take advantage of: Directory Listings 1,000’s of directories broadcast listings through major data engines Correct location data Monitor reviews Verify correct listings and data Claim listings Hand publish into top directories
    17. 17. Take a comprehensive approach
    18. 18. Be where your customers are: Social Media •27% of the total U.S. Internet time is spent on social networking sites •25% of consumers who complain about products on Facebook or Twitter expect a response within 1 hour •91% of individuals who use social media for local searches choose Facebook to find local business information. TAKEAWAYS: • Your business should establish a presence on the key social media networks to get in front ofpotential customers • Create fresh content to keep potential customers engaged Promote: • Testimonials •Infographics • Blog posts • Images • Videos • Promotions • Contests
    19. 19. What’s the best way to respond to aBAD REVIEW? • Theworstreaction - leaving it alone • Respond with an apology, explanation or incentive to win back the customer
    20. 20. The bottom line is… You need to know what people are saying about your business online
    21. 21. The problem is… Many businesses don’t have the time or the tools necessary to monitor and maintain their reputation
    22. 22. Introducing: Surefire Social’s New Reputation Management Services The benefits of a comprehensive suite that empowers you to easily monitor and build your online reputation all in one location:  Improved Online Visibility  Monitored Reviews and Social Media  Tracked Employee Activity  Comparisons of your business and the Competition
    23. 23. Three unique packages •Reputation Intelligence •Reputation Concierge •Reputation Brand Analytics
    24. 24. Reputation Intelligence Comprehensive suite empowering you to easily monitor and build your online reputation:  Improving Online Visibility  Monitoring Reviews  Monitoring Social Media  Monitoring Employee Activity  Comparing Yourself to Your Competition
    25. 25. Monitor Reviews, Visibility, Social Media, Employees & the Competition • Track the top consumer sites where your business might be mentioned. • Maintain consistent business listings with the ability to see irregularities across your listings. • Track your Facebook likes, Twitter followers, and Foursquare check-ins. When people like, re-tweet, or comment, you can see it all in one place. • Know if your employees are saying anything bad about your business the second it’s posted. • Find out how your company stacks up to the competition. • Every time a new review or mention is found, you'll be notified.
    26. 26. Reputation Concierge Certified Coaches take care of your online reputation for you. We monitor, engage, and reply so you can focus on running your business, and we will keep you up to date with regular reports. On top of working 50+ hours per week, 43% of local businesses spend 6+ hours on Social Media
    27. 27. Reputation Brand Analytics  Ready to Go Reports  Brand Analytics is built on top of our industry leading Reputation Intelligence platform. Since we already have access to your local-level information, we can roll up that data and deliver it in one actionable report.  Visibility shows where you’re listed in online directories (and whether or not that information is accurate). Inconsistent listings lead to poor placement in search engine results.
    28. 28. A special offer for you Enjoy 3 months of free reputation management services! To learn more, click here:
    29. 29. Who is Surefire Social? Surefire Social delivers personal, comprehensive strategies for effective local Internet marketing.
    30. 30. Talk to Us Chris Marentis is the Founder and CEO of Surefire Social. With over 25 years of experience leading traditional and interactive marketing businesses, Chris is a leader in helping businesses use new technology to enable dramatic growth. Learn More: Want to talk to someone about using Surefire Social’s Reputation Management services? Click or call 888-804-8685.