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Retail Reflections for 2019: More of the same for the once mighty but a silver lining for SMB’s

January 7, 2019

Recent articles and events re-inforce the narrative started a few years ago: the retail shake-down cruise is nowhere near over.  Issues with once mighty giants like Sears Holdings filing for Chapter 11 – on life support waiting for last minute funding, JCPenny becoming a penny stock for the first time since the 70’s, and others […]

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Local Marketing Solutions Group Achieves Local Search Association Certification

September 21, 2018

The Local Marketing Solutions Group has just achieved the Local Search Association Certification for trust, security and best practices in SMB marketing. Local Marketing Solutions Group Inc, is a comprehensive marketing solutions provider with full marketing services execution capabilities stemming from a suite of some of the top combinations of internal and external marketing automation […]

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Twitter Trouble?

August 21, 2018

A week doesn’t seem go by without some high profile CEO, Hollywood A-lister, or politician getting roasted for an ill-advised tweet.  In the last week I can recall Elon Musk firing off a tweet about the possibility of taking Tesla private and catching his Board and financial staff off-guard.  Weeks before it was for insulting […]

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Local Marketing Solutions Group Named to Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Private Companies

August 17, 2018

Local Marketing Solutions Group, Inc. Ranks No. 1,673 on the 2018 Inc. 5000 With Three-Year Revenue Growth of 274 Percent NEW YORK, August 15, 2018 – Inc. Magazine today revealed that Local Marketing Solutions Group, Inc. is No. 1,673 on its 37th annual Inc. 5000, the most prestigious ranking of the nation’s fastest-growing private companies. The list represents a […]

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What SMB’s can learn from Top CMO’s

June 14, 2018

I recently attended the 2018 Notre Dame Chief Marketing Officer Summit sponsored by the Mendoza College of Business.  The theme was “The Future of Customer Engagement in a Digital World”.  Top marketing officers from Kellogg Co, TD Ameritrade, Intuit, Keds, Constellation Brands, American Eagle Outfitters, Ally Financial, Edward Jones, and USAA shared thoughts among others.

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Automation Implications for SMB Retailers

April 13, 2018

We are well into 2018 and we’ve seen our share of stories reinforcing the narrative that large retailers continue to shrink their footprint, (Toys R Us, Foot Locker, Best Buy cell phone stores), while Walmart, Amazon and even several Chinese retailers test larger automation. This new testing is well beyond the adoption of simple tablets at casual dining restaurants like Applebee’s and Chili’s, so we’ll focus on what’s new.

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Retail is Dead! Long live Retail!

April 10, 2017

Recent news of multiple store closings has sparked a hot discussion on whether retail as we know it is dead.   – Payless Shoes to file Chapter 11 and close 400 – Macy’s to close 68 – J.C. Penny to close 140 – Sears to close 42 – Kmart to close 108 – The Limited […]

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SMB Websites: Error Page Not Found

March 11, 2017

A recent dealer survey from Outdoor Power Equipment1 exposed some interesting facts about the current online presence of US Outdoor Power (i.e. lawn & garden equipment) dealers.  The 2016 survey of more than 100 dealers revealed that 77% of dealers had a website.  This was up dramatically from 2001 when only 48.7% had an online […]

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Coming soon: Facebook Video Network?

February 10, 2017

Video continues to overtake the web with Facebook appearing to lead the way.  With Cisco forecasting that 80% of all internet traffic will be video by 2019 it’s not hard to see that Facebook will be a major player.   A few recent news items to drive home the point:   Last week Facebook announced […]

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It’s Decision Day

November 8, 2016

It’s Decision Day across the United States.  Billions of dollars and countless hours have been spent to get us to a decision.  No matter what your politics, you have to admit it’s a tremendous undertaking. Those of us in channel marketing and marketing automation work for decisions too.  For us every day is Decision Day. […]

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