5 Star Review Videos Feature Your Best Customers!

posted by aprofitableday March 15, 2023

The digital age has revolutionized the way businesses interact with their customers. With the plethora of choices and the vast amount of information available online, it is crucial to stand out from the crowd. One proven way to do this is by featuring a 5-star review video on the front page of your website. A […]

Get your Business Listed Today!

posted by aprofitableday March 7, 2023

Increased Visibility and Exposure Listing your business in a business search directory can significantly increase your business’s visibility and exposure online. Business search directories are often visited by potential customers who are looking for specific products or services in a particular area. By listing your business, you increase the chances of potential customers finding you […]

A Video for Your Website!

posted by aprofitableday March 4, 2023

A video introduction on your website’s front page can make a big difference in customer activity. Our customers have seen great success with a video on their front page. This 4 minute video may give you some ideas

Business Search Directory – Yes or No?

Business Search Directory – Yes or No?

posted by aprofitableday January 13, 2023

To a Directory or Not to a Directory!   If you’re a small business owner, you’ve probably wondered: do I need to be in a business search directory? The answer is “it depends.” If you’re looking to increase visibility and attract new customers, then a business search directory can be an effective tool. However, if […]

Thanks for Joining us!

posted by aprofitableday January 7, 2023

A few of the businesses – randomly selected – that joined Business Search Directory in December 2022.

Tom Brooks

posted by aprofitableday December 6, 2022

  𝟮𝟬𝟮𝟯 𝗶𝘀 𝗷𝘂𝘀𝘁 𝗮𝗿𝗼𝘂𝗻𝗱 𝘁𝗵𝗲 𝗰𝗼𝗿𝗻𝗲𝗿 – 𝗘𝘅𝗽𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝘆𝗼𝘂𝗿 𝗕𝗿𝗮𝗻𝗱 𝗯𝘆 𝗯𝗲𝗶𝗻𝗴 𝗹𝗶𝘀𝘁𝗲𝗱 𝗶𝗻 𝗮 𝗕𝘂𝘀𝗶𝗻𝗲𝘀𝘀 𝗦𝗲𝗮𝗿𝗰𝗵 𝗗𝗶𝗿𝗲𝗰𝘁𝗼𝗿𝘆 Your business is a shining star, and you deserve to be found by everyone looking for you. But people don’t just stumble across your company—they need to know about it. And the best way to make sure they do? Be in a Business Search Directory. We’ve all heard of Google, but did […]

Just like having Another Website – Business Search Directories

posted by aprofitableday November 13, 2022

If you’re looking to grow your business, you might be missing out on some easy opportunities. You may have heard about the benefits of online business directories in general, but did you know that the specific one you use can make a huge difference in how much exposure you get? New customers are everywhere, and […]

Time, Time, Time…..

Time, Time, Time…..

posted by aprofitableday November 9, 2022

When you’re striving toward your long-term goals, it can be easy to feel overwhelmed and lose track of the small steps that get you there. But when you set daily goals, you can focus on what’s right in front of you—and that’s how we get big things done. When it comes to goal setting, there […]

Business Search Directory – But WHY?

posted by aprofitableday October 23, 2022

One of the best benefits of a business directory list is that it can give you greater exposure, which leads to more business. There are several ways in which your company can benefit from this: Greater traffic to your website – Customers can easily find you by searching for your company on search engines, and […]

A Business Search Directory – Add your Business!

posted by aprofitableday October 22, 2022

Why be listed in a Business Search Directory? If you’re a business owner, you’re probably already aware of the importance of having your business listed on Google and other search engines. But did you know that by being listed in a business directory, you can increase your online presence, boost SEO (search engine optimization), and […]

Get Listed in A Business Search Directory!

posted by aprofitableday October 12, 2022

The main reason to be listed in a Business Search Directory is to increase your brand visibility. A business directory increases the visibility of local and national businesses, as well as retains that visibility long-term. It’s important to note that, unlike social media platforms, business directories do not require active participation for this benefit. Business […]

Why an Online Business Directory?

posted by aprofitableday October 2, 2022

If you’re a small business owner, you know how hard it can be to get your name out there. You’ve probably been told that you need to be on Google and Facebook, but it’s not always clear how to go about doing that. The good news is that there are tools out there that can […]

Why “submit” info to a Business Directory

posted by aprofitableday September 24, 2022

If you’re a business owner, you know that the most important thing is to get customers. The best way to do that? A business directory. Business directories are online platforms where businesses can submit their information and be found by potential clients. Business directories have been around since the early days of the internet, but […]

YouTube – Your “Elevator Pitch” to gaining New Customers!

posted by apday June 4, 2022

Why YouTube? YouTube is a smart investment for your ad spend. Why? Because it has the ability to reach the right person at the right time, with the right YouTube ad. The Google-owned platform is a great place to advertise because it allows you to target audiences based on their location and interests, as well […]

YouTube Video Display Advertising covering Cable TV more and more….

posted by apday May 3, 2022

I noticed something when doing our Monthly Client Reports for those running advertising on the Google/YouTube Video Display Advertising. The huge amount of Ads that are now running on TV – Local Cable TV Ads within the network. Youtube has really expanded its’ reach with the audience making it easier to reach your target demographic […]

YouTube is the critical Website to Promote Your Business with the Internet!

posted by apday April 23, 2022

Youtube has become the platform that everyone turns to when they want to watch videos for entertainment, but what space can a business get? Opening a business channel can be an excellent choice to increase your traffic and visibility. However, remember to always include Youtube in your marketing strategy on social media. Only in this […]

Are you planning sales and marketing ideas for 2022?

posted by apday October 19, 2021

Businesses spend a lot of money on their websites.  Even if not set up for e-commerce transactions, consider a short video on your home page. Think of an “Elevator Pitch,” 1 minute or less and turn it into a video. Most visitors will come and go and never return. Give them the W’s – Who […]

3 Financial Books for Retirement

posted by apday August 17, 2021

Audible/Amazon just released three books I put together – Top 10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement – A Financial Empowerment Tool Kit – and Savings Fitness. Ebook and Audible – The FREE Audible link is below (If you have not used Audible Before) Cheers!

New Release on Audible

posted by apday August 11, 2021

Audible Just released the Audio version of the Investigation into Covid-19….Available Paperback, Ebook or Audible…only 30 minutes If first time using Audible below is a code for the FREE version: (There is a 2 minute sample to play first)

Your Reviews are Great!

posted by apday June 3, 2021

Would You Recommend Us?

posted by apday April 25, 2021

“Would you recommend us”?   Four powerful words that would mean a lot if you ask one of your patients/customers/clients.  If you think about the psychology behind that and empathize with them. In a way you are thanking them for being a great patient/customer/client by asking their opinion. The fact that they are dealing with your […]

5 Star Reviews – Need to be Marketed

posted by apday February 9, 2021

Your company has 100 Google 5 Star Reviews and your competitor down the street has 10 – 5 Star Reviews – So What! Unless your prospect is looking on Google and comparing the number, it means nothing – The real “gold in them hills” is being able to market those reviews on all of Social […]

5 Star Reviews are GOLD!

posted by apday December 2, 2020

Your current happy, satisfied customers are your biggest fans! When they take the time to write a great Google 5 Star Review about your business, you should consider marketing that Review in the form of a Video to attract New Customers. that includes A Spokesmodel intro, the review is shown and read, followed by a […]

The “Stories” format is coming to Google search next

The “Stories” format is coming to Google search next

posted by tom May 31, 2018

Google is launching a developer preview of something it’s calling “AMP Stories,” which are two words that only make sense if you’re obsessive about what’s happening with the way we consume content on our phones. So you might be tempted to ignore the whole thing, but don’t: because understanding what’s happening here will get you […]

Why Your Company’s Online Reputation Matters [Infographic]

Why Your Company’s Online Reputation Matters [Infographic]

posted by apday May 30, 2018

Reputation management has become increasingly important in the modern, connected age. Read More

Daughter Teaches Dad How To Selfie, Doesn’t Expect Him To Become Internet Sensation

Daughter Teaches Dad How To Selfie, Doesn’t Expect Him To Become Internet Sensation

posted by tom May 27, 2018

Daughter Teaches Dad How To Selfie, Doesn’t Expect Him To Become Internet Sensation There’s nothing cuter than old folks learning to use technology and giving it their best shot. This just recently happened to a sheep farmer in Walcha, Australia, who was introduced to the ubiquitous selfie by his daughter, and proceeded to have way […]

Famous Quotes

posted by apday May 23, 2018


TV Advertising is DEAD

posted by apday April 16, 2018

I heard Gary Vaynerchuk talk the other day in front of a large group (100’s) He asked how many here are using Youtube, Google Video, Netflix, Amazon Prime, as their primary source for TV — 85% of the room stood up – Which means that $80 Billion spent on TV Advertising per year is being […]

Do you ever “Google” your Business ?? – Your New Customer do….

posted by apday January 15, 2018

New customers look on the internet everyday for your business – Google keeps track of it. Take a test on google now: Type in:  “Your Company Name Here” Reviews This is what others see about your business. Below is ours (We are a very small company) and yet we have a few hundred that looked […]

5 Star Review Videos bring in New Customers who look for you online

posted by apday September 30, 2017

Why is your online Reputation so important? Building a great reputation is very important. With Google keeping track of all testimonial reviews and giving your company a”Score” based on what your reviews are scored at, from 1-5. Take a minute now to go onto Google and see how you compare to the competition – What […]

Explainer Videos easy and more affordable than ever to create

posted by apday September 13, 2017

Getting your message across to a new customer is very easy to do with an Explainer Video. Thanks to technology these are faster and easier to create and more importantly, they get your message across quicker and more precise:

Google Video Ads bring New Customers to your business

posted by apday August 26, 2017

Maximize Your Understanding by Knowing where every Advertising Dollar you spend with Your Google Adwords Report. In the Time Frame you Selected – How Many Impressions Versus How many people actually Watched your ad with View Rate % Did your ad run in Stream or Discover How about Audience Retention – What percentage of the […]

Google has your number – Have you checked lately?

posted by apday June 22, 2017

Do you ever run a report on your business in Google, to see how many of your potential customers/patients/clients type in your name or type in your business category to see if people are searching for you?   A) First see the chart below for Average Monthly over the last 12 months search volume. People […]

Did you rig this listing with Google?

posted by apday October 2, 2016

I get this several times a week – So how much are you paying google to have all those thumbnail Videos on the front page ? The answer is…Zero Nothing – not a dime. I have been a big Google fan since Feb 2002. That’s when I opened my Google AdWords account. The pay per […]

5 Star Review – Will your customer tell you?

posted by apday September 23, 2016

  Every company wants more 5 Star Reviews. The best advertisement in the world is a happy customer telling someone else about your business. With recent changes a google it has been a little more difficult to obtain one from your customer. We have a simple system, connected up to Google, that makes it easy […]

4 Basic Linkedin Tips to Stay Connected

posted by apday September 13, 2016

So how does a local business person leverage the power of Linkedin marketing to get more customers. A few ideas to consider: 1) Always check to see who has viewed your profile. Check them out too. Good fit send them an invitation to connect. 2) Everyone that does send you a connection request or you […]

Why customer Testimonials work ?

posted by apday September 5, 2016

  A testimonial is very important part to building and growing your business. It is also the least expensive form of advertising. Providing the viewer a verifiable sincere testimonial is extremely powerful in building your company’s “good will”. Obviously, people want to make the correct choice in purchasing a product/service and a testimonial helps to […]

Are customers looking for your Products/Services online?

posted by apday July 25, 2016

  It is surprising the number of people, that don’t believe customers/prospects are looking for their product/service on the internet. keeps track of every word and/or phrase that is typed in their search results. The above chart shows some great examples. Most people when searching for a service or product will type the product/service […]

Is this your audience for finding a NEW customer?

posted by apday January 17, 2016

  It is just amazing how business is changing right before our eyes. People continue to go on-line in search of products, recommendations, information and referrals for professional services. Video is becoming more and more useful to everyone in these endeavors; The leader in this field is YouTube (As part of the Google network, we […]

2016 is here..

posted by apday January 2, 2016

As 2015 comes to a close I would like to personally thank you so much for making this year the best year we’ve ever had. We have helped more businesses – than ever – grow with video. How have we done that? For a quick demonstration, just go to and type in the following […]

Video is the key to generating more business!

posted by apday December 9, 2015

We have found that the more up front and open you are with people online, the more they will take an interest in what you have to offer. Video is a great way to communicate that. The only thing better would be the customer sitting in front of you at your business. Every business is […]

So what is your on-line Business Reputation & should you care ?

posted by apday October 12, 2015

Actually, yes you should care what your reputation is. Here is why: So in this example you are searching for a “Jewelry Store Portland”. You see three come up – all three have a different rating. One has  0 zero rating, the other has a 4.7 and the last one has a 4.8. So which […]

Common Video Marketing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

posted by apday August 27, 2015

As you start to develop your video marketing campaign, it’s important for you to avoid the common pitfalls that many video producers face. If you can figure out how to avoid these simple mistakes, your video marketing strategy will make a major leap in the right direction. No Video Marketing Campaign The biggest mistake you […]

5 Video Campaigns in 2015 That Will Inspire Yours

posted by apday August 24, 2015

By now, we all know that video marketing is important. But what exactly is it that makes some campaigns click and others not? Brands are constantly bringing new ideas to the table and it’s time to learn from the best. Take a look at some of the most successful video campaigns of 2015 so far–they […]

What Videos to Make in 2015

posted by apday August 7, 2015

2015 videos are all about gently guiding the consumer in the right direction. In order to do this, you need a video for each step in the buying process. For example, what can you do to grab people’s attention? And once you’ve got them listening, how will you keep that spark alive? What will you […]

4 Things to Consider When Creating a Video Strategy

posted by apday July 22, 2015

Video production is a lot more than just putting together good content. For your videos to really put a dent in your marketing, you need a plan-a strategy of how to create and disperse effective content. Here are 4 things to implement in your video strategy: 1. Establish Your Tone To begin, define your goals […]

3 Video Trends in 2015

posted by apday July 17, 2015

Video marketing strategies are evolving and it’s important to keep up! Just understanding the current video trends and putting them into practice gets you more views, more sales, and more success! That’s why we’re giving you the 3 major trends of 2015: Storytelling Even though half of watchers are gone by the first minute, we’re […]

3 Ways to Make Your Video Go Viral in 2015

posted by apday July 8, 2015

Nothing is more explosive for business than a video gone viral. But as more and more producers take advantage of video marketing, some find it harder to make their content stand out. Not only do you have to produce videos that market your company, you have to make videos that entertain and educate–videos that are […]

How To Make Video Marketing More Effective

posted by apday June 3, 2015

If you’re not using video marketing, you’re losing a major market opportunity. 100 million people watch online video every day and chances are, a good portion of them are looking for a service or product. In fact, 90% of online shoppers say that video is helpful in making purchase decisions. Video marketing increases sales, leads, […]

Advertising your business has changed forever…..

posted by apday June 2, 2015

You probably have these 3 things on your mind most of the time… 1) How to increase revenue 2) How to reduce expenses 3) How to increase profitability One area to look at in your business is Advertising or Marketing Costs. Reduce your costs for Newspaper, Radio, TV and mailer advertising. Why ? Because the […]