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Local Reputation Marketing

Do You Know What Others Are Saying About Your Business On The Web - Most website owners who offer products and services in specifically defined smaller local areas (e.g. regions, states, cities), recognize that their bottom lines are severely handicapped by bad reviews (what others say about them on the internet). Read more and download our free Reputation Marketing Report.

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What We Do

Buyer and Sellers LaneStrategic Marketing Advisors, LLC (SMA) is a business and marketing consultancy which specializes in helping companies of all sizes get and keep more profitable customers using high-impact, low cost marketing strategies.

We specialize in PPC, Reputation Marketing, SEO and Local Search Marketing strategies as well as a number of other services.

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How We Do It

strategic marketing success SEMStrategic Marketing Advisors conducts market, keyword and competition research to determine the best marketing tactics and strategies for your business.

Then we manage each step of the process from website development to search engine optimization ensuring you get found on-line by prospects looking for your products and services - as well as current customers and clients.

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Pay Per Click (PPC) Management Services

Pay-Per-Click Google AdWords AdvertisingIn its simplest form, an online pay-per-click (PPC) campaign provides a set of tools that businesses, individuals, and other organizations use to communicate with their target audience(s), drive qualified search engine traffic to their websites, and get better results. Find out how you too can increase you ROI 200%, and more, as many of our current clients have done.

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Your Local Reputation Marketing Services

sma-rm-logoDo You Know What Others Are Saying About Your Business On The Web - Most website owners who offer products and services in specifically defined smaller local areas (e.g. regions, states, cities), recognize that their bottom lines are severely handicapped by bad reviews (what others say about them on the internet).

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Local Search Business Marketing Services

Google Places for Local SearchMost website owners who offer products and services in specifically defined smaller local areas (e.g. regions, states, cities), recognize that their bottom lines are severely handicapped if their sites are not included on page one of the search results.  Find out where you rank with our Free Google Ranking Report Software below.  All you need is your telephone number.

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Client Testimonials

"This has all been very useful information and you've done a great job answering questions. What if we think of questions down the road, will you still be available to answer them?"
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Webinars and Seminars That Get Results

Webinar And Seminars That Get ResultsStrategic Marketing Advisors offers webinars, seminars and teleconferences to businesses, individuals and organizations nationally and internationally.

We apply content contained in our book, The Procrastinator’s Guide to Marketing (Entrepreneur Press, November, 2007), as the foundation for our course material and provide students with a 12-step process for developing their own strategic and tactical marketing plan.

Webinars And Seminars - A Great Way To Learn

Participants get an in-depth, soup-to-nuts training – tapping into Fortune 500 marketing advice - when and where it’s convenient for them.

But no matter what we say about the benefits of our seminars, our former students say even better. Here are a few examples…

Marketing can be overwhelming (especially if you haven’t had school on this). This course provides steps to guide you through the tomorrow of your business.L. Palmer, N. Charleston, SC

Why Webinars?

What a great question.  Webinars are easy to attend, can be scheduled anytime and can reach anyone in the world.  They are convenient for the busy business owner and all of our webinars (we have more than 20) at present are about you and your business - and best of all they are free. It's our way of helping business become the best they can be.   To find a webinar you would like to attend please follow this link - Webinar Schedules

Why Marketing Classes?

The answer to that question isn’t simple and is best related with this true story…

After spending many years working in corporate America, we decided to get off of the Fortune 500 corporate merry-go-round and build a consultancy which helped small and medium-sized businesses and organizations improve their marketing efforts.

After working for several months with one particularly lost customer we became frustrated… no matter how we tried they weren’t “getting it.” Although they were very intelligent people who were trying their best, they still didn’t understand how to improve their marketing efforts on their own. Nothing seemed to be “sinking in” and we were baffled. Their business continued to be plagued with financial crises, systems challenges and people problems… the chaos continued.

Then it dawned on us… they were confused because they were missing “the big picture,” and it was our fault.  Instead of proactively transferring our expertise to them, we were telling them what to do without teaching them along the way. No wonder they couldn’t do anything on their own!

Once we took a step back we realized that our own marketing expertise was not a part of our birthright… We had acquired our skills and knowledge after 25+ years of experience; tens of thousands of dollars in advanced education; and countless hours of additional research and instruction.

And while we recognized that our education and time spent “in the trenches” had served us well both personally and professionally, we finally understood that our clients didn’t have 25 years and thousands of dollars to spend to “get there.”

So, we began looking for ways to make this happen… Our goal was to come up with a way to arm our clients with the tools and know-how they needed to solve their marketing problems without us!  We weren’t interested in providing the bogus “quick fixes” many had come to expect… rather, we were searching for a solid, trustworthy, practical, affordable and convenient venue to educate our customers.

The result? We invested nine months of our time learning, researching and writing a comprehensive marketing book, The Procrastinator’s Guide to Marketing (Entrepreneur Press, November, 2007).  Gratefully, those who have already reviewed the manuscript tell us that it’s been an invaluable resource and they especially appreciate how we’ve presented complex concepts in a profoundly simple manner.

But many wanted more and asked that we consider using the book’s material to create a more interactive learning experience – one that would help them get and keep more profitable customers without emptying their wallets.

The excitement and enthusiasm of Mary and David was infectious.  I thought marketing was boring until I heard them speak. S. Turner, Potomac, Maryland

That’s why we decided to create an intensive 12-week, Marketing 101 course. Since that time we’ve kept the basics but have modified the course to fit the timelines and needs of our clients.

Here’s Just A Brief Sample Of What You’ll Learn in Our Classes…

  • How to apply Fortune 500 marketing to your small business.
  • Simple solutions to complex marketing problems… Because nobody wants to slog through a textbook to find the answers they need.
  • Marketing ideas that you can use quickly.  Other business owners have been there already—and can give you the answers you need right now.
  • Incredible content and time-saving devices…  Now, you can create your own marketing easily—and put the plan into action yourself if you want.
  • Step-by-step guides and templates…your businesses’ best friends.

The only marketing information you’ll ever need…  Period. This course is the real deal — providing you freedom from the glut of “fly-by-night” marketing books and courses out there.

In Addition To The Course Content, Your Tuition Also Includes:

  • Access to invaluable resources and tools meant to save you precious time, money and rework.
  • Opportunity to really connect with other like-minded professionals who may just become your business’ greatest assets.
  • Our book: “The Procrastinator’s Guide to Marketing” with 280+ pages of strategies, tactics, tools and templates.
  • Official Guerrilla Marketing™ Workbook.
  • One 60-minute personal phone consultation.

If you’d like to obtain more details about our webinars and seminars Contact Us via email or phone our offices at: 877-904-1656.  A company representative will contact you within 48 hours to answer all of your questions.

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SMA Marketing Training Guide

The Procrastinator's Guide To Marketing by Mary Eule Scarborough and David A. Scarborough


"This Is Every Business Person's Wake-up Call! "

Finally... a solid and practical small business marketing primer that cuts through the “get-rich-quick” hype and delivers the goods on getting and keeping profitable customers. Discover why beginners, as well as marketing professionals, find its step-by-step format, friendly language, and templates and worksheets to be invaluable.

The authors draw upon their extensive marketing experience and impressive credentials to brilliantly combine "real life" anecdotes with time-tested strategies and tactics.  This one will be around for a long time.

View the Table of Contents, read excerpts and reserve your copy here.

BONUS! CLICK HERE to read the book's Foreword, written by Keith Ferrazzi, best selling author of "Never Eat Alone;" and Founder and CEO of Ferrazzi Greenlight, Inc.

About Us And Contact Details

Strategic Marketing Advisors is a full service Search Engine Marketing (SEM) and Search Engine Optimization (SEO) company, providing businesses of all sizes with the tools and technology to get and maintain an effective online presence. Address: Strategic Marketing Advisors, 34 Rexwood Lane #106, Sapphire NC 28774. Contact use at: 480-264-3646 or 877-904-1656