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Ben Holbrook on Ep. 61 of the Filming with Josh Podcast
May 25, 2022 by Ryan Trask
Ep. 61 - Video, Photography, & the Web with Ben Holbrook - On this episode of The Filming with Josh Podcast, host Joshua Milligan welcomes Ben Holbrook of 3plains Outdoor Marketing. As a Google Ads certified PPC expert, Ben has a background as a hunting consultant as well as in outdoor marketing, website design, and search engine optimization. Today, Ben works with 3plains as a marketing partner who works primarily with hunting outfits and fishing guides to help them design & manage websites as well as run Google ad campaigns along with numerous other marketing tactics.
Does Text or SMS Marketing Really Work
September 10, 2021 by Ben Holbrook
Almost everyone has a mobile phone and keeps it within arm’s reach throughout the day. 90% of all texts are also read within the first 5 minutes, making text marketing a powerful tool to reach your audience. SMS marketing is also permission-based. You’re only communicating to a highly targeted group of people who really care about your business and what it has to say.
Are Reviews Important For Small Businesses?
September 24, 2020 by Ben Holbrook
Why Are Reviews Important for Small Businesses - On the surface the answer is pretty obvious. Reviews give prospects a view of whether or not your business does a good job. 3rd party reviews like Google or Facebook are impartial and add additional weight, as the business owner has no control over what reviews are displayed.
Reviews increase search rankings directly and indirectly.
Reviews build authority for your business and website, helping to increase your rankings in search.
Reviews can also increase click through, website traffic, and other ranking factors that can improve search rankings, and more importantly, conversions.
I Have A Buddy Who Does Websites
August 06, 2020 by Ryan Trask
This entry begins with sharing the pain felt by so many small business owners who decide to assume the risk that comes with entrusting a friend, peer, client, colleague, or "friend of a friend's kid who went to college for web design" to manage the overall digital strategy for marketing their business on the internet.
Does Email Marketing Work For Small Businesses?
June 15, 2020 by Ben Holbrook
Email marketing is one of the most effective sales and communication tools for small businesses. From hunting and fishing lodges to dog breeders, sending an e-newsletter is a cost-effective way to communicate with current customers and qualified prospects.
Domain Registry and Domain Listing Scams
May 01, 2020 by Ryan Trask
I have written in the past on postal mail domain name scams and postal mail website backup scams. We get clients asking us if these scam letters are legitimate at least a handful of times a month. My answer is usually the same to customers. What is the name of the company that sent the letter?