How Facebook Messenger Chatbots Lead to Conversion

Facebook  will now allow businesses to deliver automated customer support, e-commerce guidance, content and interactive experiences through chat-bots. “By providing utility through its huge developer and business ecosystem, Facebook is trying to boost loyalty with Messenger, one-up SMS and keep up with chat competitors like Kik, Line and Telegram that have their own bot platforms.” – TECH CRUNCH Check out “BotsContinue reading “How Facebook Messenger Chatbots Lead to Conversion”

Google Broad Core Algorithm Update January 2020

Google reported a January 2020 core update that started to roll out around 12:00 PM ET on Monday, January 13th. That rollout was “mostly done” by Thursday morning, on January 16th. We also know that this was a global update, and was not specific to any region, language or category of web sites. It isContinue reading “Google Broad Core Algorithm Update January 2020”

About Facebook Ad Budgets , Cost Control and Forecasting for 2020

What Facebook budgets are and how they work A budget is the amount of money you want to spend on showing people on Facebook your ads: It’s also a cost control tool.  It helps control your overall spend for an ad set (or campaign) the same way a bid strategy helps control your cost perContinue reading “About Facebook Ad Budgets , Cost Control and Forecasting for 2020”

Are Google Dynamic Ads Right For Your Business?

Should a Franchise Office Use Dynamic Ads? We do not recommend Google Dynamic Ads for our BrightStar Clients – Here’s Why: Dynamic Search Ads can quickly direct potential customers to where they want to go on your site. Dynamic Search Ads use your website content to target your ads and can help fill in theContinue reading “Are Google Dynamic Ads Right For Your Business?”

What Online Analytics Matter?

How to Measure Your Online Marketing Success Focus on Metrics that Matter Begin with making a strategic decision on what is measurable that best aligns to your business goal. Consider what data is available and what tracking capabilities are possible through our platform or partners. Focus on metrics tied to a key business goal (e.g.Continue reading “What Online Analytics Matter?”

Facebook Placement

About FACEBOOK’S Delivery System: Ad Placements In many cases, we recommend running your ads across Facebook’s family of apps and services. This gives Facebook’s delivery system more flexibility to get you more and better results.  Facebook calls the different places they can show your ads “placements .”  We make your placements selection in the “Placements” sectionContinue reading “Facebook Placement”

Google Algorithm Change And Drop In Rankings

There was a major update to Google’s Search Ranking Algorithm in November 2016 and a large drop in rankings for many websites in December 2016. If you have seen a drop in your website’s search rankings it is likely due to the latest Google update thought to be focused on Mobile Quality MozCast detected aContinue reading “Google Algorithm Change And Drop In Rankings”

Do you need a supplemental Pay Per Click Campaign?

HomePage Marketing has worked with BrightStar’s Franchise Office to create Pay Per Click (PPC) campaigns that DO NOT compete with the franchise’s PPC efforts, and to help reach additional audiences.  Our PPC ads help you increase reach and broaden your marketing efforts. We want to encourage you to take advantage of the Franchise’s pay-per-click match.  WeContinue reading “Do you need a supplemental Pay Per Click Campaign?”

Why doesn’t my business come up in search? Is the keyword in your business name?

Many of our BrightStar Care clients ask why their business does not come in Home Care searches.   We have to explain that they will not come up in a national search for the keyword “home care” because the keyword “home” is not in their business name. BrightStar Franchises will come up for local searches, suchContinue reading “Why doesn’t my business come up in search? Is the keyword in your business name?”