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Posts by Micheal J. Olameali

The 4 core growth strategies for small businesses


4 Core Growth Strategies Every Small Business Should Know Growing a small business into a big company or even a medium one comes with many challenges. In fact, studies have shown, up to 80% of businesses fail to meet their growth and profitability targets each year. The big question becomes “why”.  From our own experience…

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Growth Strategy Case Study


Business and Growth Strategy Case Study 1.0 Overview A private health care company specializing in oral surgery in the Washington DC Metro Area found themselves having a hard time keeping up with customer demand. With 8 offices and revenue in the millions, their business model was based on “always put the customer first” along with…

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The top 15 Google local search factors


When a potential customer searches on Google for a local business they will notice a map with 3 local businesses. This is known as Google’s local 3-pack. Below you’ll see a local search for Oral Surgery in Ashburn VA with Google’s local 3-pack within the map. With literally millions of webpage’s to compete with how do you get…

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Understanding local SEO for small businesses


When it comes to SEO or Search Engine Optimization it seems like everyone has a different definition. If you Google “SEO”, you will literally get hundreds of millions of results. In its simplest form, SEO is the process of getting your website or web page(s) as close as possible on the first page of search…

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Can you monitor your competitors on social media?


Chances are if you ask a local business tomorrow how successful their social media campaign is going you’re going to get a below average response. Many local businesses find themselves managing their own social media campaigns, and end up guessing at what might work to engage people. As a business owner, wouldn’t it be nice…

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Why Closing Doesn’t Matter in Sales


Why Closing Doesn’t Matter in Sales When you are looking to buy something, the last thing you need is someone manipulating you into a purchase that you don’t need. The vast majority of us naturally keep our distance from sales people, because this seems to be the common experience when dealing with a sales person.…

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