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261 E. Maple Road
Birmingham, MI 48009

Phone: (866) 501-5758

SmartFinds is a web-marketing agency with over 20+ years experience in the Internet industry. As a full service, broad competency and experience agency we are able to become our client’s strategic partner managing all aspects of the digital presence, technologies and vendors.

SmartFinds Internet Marketing Unveils Technically Sophisticated, Mobile Responsive Website for Improved Website Performance

New branding initiative includes technologies which meet current search engine requirements and flexibilities for mobile visitors for improved user response and lead generation. BIRMINGHAM, MI, September 16, 2013 - SmartFinds Internet Marketing is pleased to announce the official launch of a new website technology platform for its fully redesigned website www.smartfindsmarketing.com. The new responsive web site is a major step in the company’s on-going efforts to support client projects for search engine effectiveness, visitor response, and lead generation. "Since a website is the final destination for web marketing and web advertising efforts, insuring that the website can be an effective lead generator regardless of the device visitors are using will make the campaign budgets more effective," said SmartFinds CEO, Melih Oztalay. The new website showcases the company's web marketing solutions, service offerings, news, and information in an approachable and visually- engaging way. Having been in advertising and marketing since 1987 and a web-based company since 1994, SmartFinds Internet Marketing has been on the forefront of the Internet as an innovator and early adopter of new technologies. The evolution of the new website is a culmination of technology changes that have been evolving within the Internet industry over the past three [...]

By | 2017-01-01T11:29:54+00:00 September 16th, 2013|Internet Marketing, Marketing, News and Events, Smartfinds, Website Development, Website Marketability|Comments Off on SmartFinds Internet Marketing Unveils Technically Sophisticated, Mobile Responsive Website for Improved Website Performance

Franchisee Sales and Marketing Summit Includes Guest Speaker Melih Oztalay of SmartFinds Internet Marketing

March 16, 2012 (Birmingham, MI): Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Internet Marketing is guest speaker at the first Franchisee Sales and Marketing Summit (FranSummit) started by FranSummit founders, Paul Segreto, President and CEO of franchisEssentials, and Jeremy LaDuque, President and CEO of Elements Local, announced that on March 26, 2012. FranSummit will be the first of many major virtual events, exclusively designed for the franchising industry, to take place throughout the year. SmartFinds Internet Marketing (http://www.smartfindsmarketing.com ), an Internet Marketing pioneer for more than 20 years and leader in web marketing including Geographic Web Marketing and Local Web Marketing for franchisees, will present “Embracing Technology and Adapting to Change” by Melih Oztalay, CEO of SmartFinds Internet Marketing. “As a web marketing agency working in an ever changing environment of web technologies and requirements, our company has to adapt to the industry. As algorithms change, new technologies are introduced, previous technologies updated we have to step up to be sure we can support our clients before they are aware of these changes,” said Melih Oztalay, SmartFinds CEO. “The presentation at FranSummit will discuss expecting and accepting change in web marketing along with sample industry changes that are important to understand for 2012.” FranSummit will be divided into [...]

By | 2017-01-01T11:35:12+00:00 March 16th, 2012|Franchise Marketing, Geographic Marketing, Local Business Marketing, Local Franchise Marketing, Local Marketing, Local Store Marketing, Marketing, News and Events, Smartfinds|Comments Off on Franchisee Sales and Marketing Summit Includes Guest Speaker Melih Oztalay of SmartFinds Internet Marketing

Geographic Marketing and Local Listing Wars

Geographic Marketing is an important tool not only for local businesses looking to attract consumers through local business listings, but also for the large companies who host such local business listings for local business marketing to target local consumers geographically.

By | 2017-01-01T11:35:17+00:00 October 24th, 2011|Geographic Marketing, Google Places for Business, Internet Marketing, Local Business Marketing, Mobile Marketing, Search Engines|Comments Off on Geographic Marketing and Local Listing Wars

Geographic Marketing Solution Announced By SmartFinds Internet Marketing For National Multi-Store and Franchise Businesses

October 10, 2011 (Birmingham, MI): SmartFinds Internet Marketing (http://www.smartfindsmarketing.com ), an Internet Marketing pioneer for more than 20 years and leader in web marketing including geographic marketing has announced a new website property (http://www.smartfindsgeographicmarketing.com ) dedicated to their Geographic Marketing group. The website provides information about the solution designed specifically for national companies with multiple stores to take advantage of store level web marketing, customer ratings and reviews management, hyperlocal advertising and other geographic marketing elements needed in today's web marketing and mobile marketing. "As our Geographic Marketing Solution and Services has expanded since 2009, we have had to engage in helping national multi-location businesses and franchises take advantage of store level web marketing that extends beyond local business listing management services," said Melih Oztalay, SmartFinds CEO. "Geographic web marketing is a fast growing industry making it easy for local customers to find businesses not only through web searches, but also mobile searches. Having a mobile application that is customized to a business's brand will aid in having an upper edge over competition and our Customer Ratings and Reviews Management will insure higher average star ratings." National multi-store businesses and franchises have been focusing their attention on technology based data services when it [...]

By | 2017-01-01T11:35:18+00:00 October 10th, 2011|Geographic Marketing, Local Business Marketing, Local Franchise Marketing, Local Marketing, Local Store Marketing, Marketing, News and Events, Smartfinds|Comments Off on Geographic Marketing Solution Announced By SmartFinds Internet Marketing For National Multi-Store and Franchise Businesses

How to Successfully Manage the Consumer Ratings and Review Process

Consumer ratings and reviews have become a very important part of local store marketing for national companies. This the new public relations and reputation management for any size business that reaches into social communities and mobile marketing.

By | 2017-01-01T11:35:19+00:00 October 10th, 2011|Geographic Marketing, Google Places for Business, Internet Marketing, Local Business Marketing, Search Engines|Comments Off on How to Successfully Manage the Consumer Ratings and Review Process

Geographic Marketing as a Key Business Strategy

Geographic marketing incorporates digital tools like local business listings, hyperlocal advertising, managing customer ratings and reviews. National companies with multiple store locations also have to consider managing the marketing for individual stores at the store level now-a-days and not just at the national level.

The Detroit Metropolitan CVB includes Melih Oztalay of SmartFinds Internet Marketing As Guest Speaker On Customer Ratings and Reviews

September 26, 2011 (Birmingham, MI): SmartFinds Internet Marketing (http://www.smartfindsmarketing.com ), an Internet Marketing pioneer for more than 20 years and leader in web marketing including geographic marketing has been invited as the guest speaker for the Detroit Metropolitan Convention and Visitors Bureau’s (DMCVB,http://www.visitdetroit.com) educational series for their members. The event focuses on learning how to manage the business online reputation at the local geographic level. "As our Geographic Marketing Solution and Services has expanded over the past years, we have had to engage in helping businesses not just monitor, but also manage their ratings and reviews being posted by their local customers in the business’ local business listing," said Melih Oztalay, SmartFinds CEO. "Geographic web marketing is a fast growing industry making it easy for local customers to post their positive or negative experiences with a local business store either through a web browser or through a mobile phone. Knowing how to approach the process of managing these ratings and reviews is an important factor to insure continued business to the local store by future prospects." The DMCVB's 2011 Membership Educational Seminar will end with "What's the Online Buzz?" as the third and final installment in the membership educational series. In the [...]

By | 2017-01-01T11:35:20+00:00 September 26th, 2011|Customer Ratings and Reviews, Guest Speaker, Marketing, News and Events, Smartfinds|Comments Off on The Detroit Metropolitan CVB includes Melih Oztalay of SmartFinds Internet Marketing As Guest Speaker On Customer Ratings and Reviews

5 Smart Reasons To Outsource Geographic Marketing Services

Geographic Marketing requires ongoing marketing management of Google Places Listings as well local business listings in many other websites. SmartFinds Internet Marketing can assist your multi-location national business with geographic marketing processes.

Geographic Marketing Optimization is Important for All Businesses

Geographic Marketing and Local business listing optimization is important for the local business for their optimized local business marketing to reach local consumers through optimized web searches, mobile searches, and mobile applications.

By | 2017-01-01T11:35:21+00:00 September 19th, 2011|Geographic Marketing, Google Places for Business, Internet Marketing, Local Business Marketing, Mobile Marketing|Comments Off on Geographic Marketing Optimization is Important for All Businesses

Geographic Marketing is More Than Just Claiming Local Business Listings with Google Places

Geographic marketing is a uniquely effective opportunity for business marketing teams to fully optimize their local business listings online. Many businesses have gone down the path of claiming their local business listings, but we have seen two distinct problems. The first is that while the local business listings have been claimed, they are only claimed at Google Places. That doesn't necessarily benefit the overall geographic marketing process on the web, which we will discuss further. Let's discuss briefly why there is more to geographic marketing than Google Places. You will find that there this is a closed loop circle that begins with customer using Google Places to search for a business, product or service. Once they have experienced doing business with you, they go to other websites to post their review about your business, product, or service. The other websites then push these reviews into your Google local listing for future customers to see. You can see this requires that you manage your business marketing tools and local listing at other websites. The other is that no other local business marketing tools associated with the listing have been utilized. Geographic marketing is a multi-faceted operation, and requires updating and using [...]

By | 2017-01-01T11:35:21+00:00 September 12th, 2011|Geographic Marketing, Google Places for Business, Internet Marketing, Local Business Marketing, Mobile Marketing|Comments Off on Geographic Marketing is More Than Just Claiming Local Business Listings with Google Places