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Google My Business Listings: Key Insights From New Report

Google My Business Listings: Key Insights From New Report

According to a new Google My Business Insights Study: 5% of Google My Business listing views result in a website click, call, or direction requestSound Low? It’s not. Not only is the conversion rate increasing year on year, but for the average business, 5%...

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Is Facebook Marketing Relevant in 2019?

Is Facebook Marketing Relevant in 2019?

Facebook marketing has changed a lot over recent years, especially in 2018, but that doesn’t mean it has lost its relevance. In fact, quite the opposite. While the way we use facebook has evolved, it is still a very effective marketing tool and businesses...

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How To Verify Your Facebook Page 2019

How To Verify Your Facebook Page 2019

Update May 2020: Read out latest post on how to verify your Facebook page in 2020. Update December 2019: Facebook has now removed all grey verification badges due to users being confused about their meaning. Blue verification badges will still appear on the pages of...

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What Is Content Marketing & Why Is It Important?

What Is Content Marketing & Why Is It Important?

It’s likely you’ve heard the phrase ‘content is king.’ It’s something digital marketing agencies like to say a lot. Why? Because without content there is no marketing. And every successful online marketing campaign relies on valuable, relevant content to...

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Do I Need To Hire A Professional Graphic Designer?

Do I Need To Hire A Professional Graphic Designer?

Good graphic design matters to your business.Small and medium businesses often undervalue professional design work, especially when finances are tight. Creative budgets are usually the first to be cut, and if marketing is done in-house, resources are...

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5 Rules for Responding To Online Reviews

5 Rules for Responding To Online Reviews

Did you know that 86% of consumers read online reviews for local businesses? Reviews can significantly impact purchasing decisions and determine whether or not someone trusts your business. Take a minute to think about your own online reviews. This may be on social...

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Webics Christmas Break

Webics Christmas Break

The team at Webics would like to wish everyone a very happy holiday and we hope that you have a nice, relaxing break over the summer. We are all looking forward to working with you all in 2019. Our office will close from the 21st of December and reopen at 9am on the...

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Local Search Ranking Factors 2018: Reviews Matter

Local Search Ranking Factors 2018: Reviews Matter

A 2018 local search ranking factors study from BrightLocal has revealed what we have long suspected. Google reviews are important to local SEO rankings. Not just the number of the reviews, but whether the reviews are positive or negative. In other words, the more...

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Upgrading to PHP 7: What You Need To Know

Upgrading to PHP 7: What You Need To Know

Consider this: Approximately 78.9% of websites run on PHP. PHP version 5 is used by 61.8% of these websites. As of December 31 2018, all security support for the PHP version 5 will end. What does this mean? “This means that starting with next year, around 62 percent...

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Ecommerce Web Design: What You Need To Know

Ecommerce Web Design: What You Need To Know

Ecommerce in Australia is growing rapidly. Consider these statistics from the 2018 eCommerce Industry Paper: In 2015, less than 10% of Australians used a smartphone to make an online purchase. By 2017, one in five purchases were made from an online device. At the...

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Digital Marketing Grants For Small Business

Digital Marketing Grants For Small Business

Are you a small business with headquarters in Queensland? Do you have fewer than 20 employees? Do you have an Australian Business Number (ABN) as well as being registered for GST? Was your turnover $2 million or less last financial year? If you have answered yes to...

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