But to maximize your local SEO value, you need to leverage the power of local listings: http://bit.ly/1CIkOzz
Here's a video that helps walk you through the process of doing so with the goal of building your site so that it gets ranked high in search results and generates more leads: http://buff.ly/15P26to
- Surefire SocialFounder and CEO, present
- www.surefiresocial.com (current)
- hellboundbloggers.com (current)
- www.searchenginepeople.com (current)
- Search Engine Land (current)
- Street Fight (current)
- Technorati (current)
- Media Post (current)
- Producers Web (current)
- Replacement Contractor Online (current)
- All Business (current)
- Search Engine Journal (current)
- Website Magazine (current)
- PR Web (current)
- Social Media Today (current)
Chris Marentis is a passionate entrepreneur and innovator determined to leave a legacy bigger than himself. Chris grew up in an entrepreneurial family with a father who owned a home contracting HVAC business.
When traditional media was disrupted by the online world, empowering consumers to rely less on sales people and advertisements to make decisions, large companies with big budgets could afford to play the game, but the local entrepreneur, like Chris’s father was left behind.
This disadvantage inspired Chris to write Surefire Social: the guide for local SMB’s to
compete in the digital world. Chris was invited to speak at events and demand grew for ways to implement his ideas. Chris turned his vision into a reality when he started Surefire Social in 2009. Feedback was strong. Businesses began asking for help implementing their digital marketing and Surefire evolved into a SaaS and services business. The company’s dramatic growth came with only 1-2 sales people at any given time and a limited marketing budget, thanks to referrals from rabidly loyal clients.
The company’s latest innovation Surepulse, an SMB’s Digital CMO, provides data insights and competitive tactics to marketing novices, giving them complete control over their online marketing activities.
Full bio available at: www.surefiresocial.com/chris-marentis
Chris has spoken at the following events:
SMX, BIA/Kelsey (live recording: http://bit.ly/1lcDSgK), Hanley Wood International Roofing Show and Contractor Summit, NAILBA National Conference, Tech Summit, CCN, GAF Wealth Builders, Gutter Helmet National Dealer Meeting
Publications Chris contributes to:
Street Fight, Search Engine Land, iMedia, Social Media Today, Franchising World.
- Clarkson University
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