Bellevue, WA, October 21, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- In the current economic climate, small businesses are relying more than ever on local customers for current sales and those in the future. LocalBlox is the premiere online social networking site for businesses, helping them connect with local consumers, build long-term relationships and increase their bottom line.
LocalBlox is the fastest growing neighborhood social networking site, serving 30 million neighbors in 60,000 neighborhoods in communities throughout the U.S. LocalBlox offers free local advertising opportunities for small businesses and a wide variety of cutting edge marketing tools in one easy-to-use platform at an affordable price.
Eighty percent of consumer spending takes place within 20 miles of home. Statistics from BIA/Kelsey and Constat indicate that 97 percent of consumers now use online media to shop locally. LocalBlox aids businesses in promoting their enterprises to those local customers. The firm also helps businesses in building brands and enhancing their standing within their communities.
LocalBlox offers a comprehensive array of marketing solutions for small businesses. Local social media is employed and the firm’s social media package helps build business reputations on Facebook and Twitter to increase visibility and create leads. Businesses can also have a banner ad placed on LocalBlox to increase traffic and have their enterprises listed in the LocalBox local directory listing for free.
Mobile devices and phones are with consumers every hour of the day and LocalBlox helps businesses distribute ads for those with Android, iPhone, iPad and Blackberry devices. Text messages, emails and voice messages featuring products, services, offers and deals can be sent to local customers at affordable prices, eliminating the need for expensive paper mailings.
LocalBlox provides the means for B2B networking opportunities with other members, offering an easy means of partnering with other local merchants to create package deals that complement each other. The site also makes it easy for business owners to announce promotional events and special deals quickly, efficiently and inexpensively. The site’s one click feature allows businesses to make announcements to 35 top ranking social media sites for increased exposure.
SEO is built into the LocalBlox site and it ranks highly in search engine results. That benefit is passed on to members when they create a business page at LocalBlox. The firm has top SEO experts who can help business owners reach the top search engine results in Google searches.
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LocalBlox can be reached by phone at 888-411-8480, via email at email@example.com or by visiting the website at http://www.localblox.com/LocalBusinesses.aspx.