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Chris Marentis

Chris Marentis is the Founder and CEO of Surefire Social, a provider of local digital marketing services and technology. With a coaching-centric approach, Surefire Social raises businesses’ local search presence through hyper-local search, display, social and mobile strategies.
7 Steps To Win at Local SEO

7 Steps To Win at Local SEO

Mastering local SEO may sound daunting, but it’s one of the most important marketing strategies your small business can employ to find success. Fortunately, great SEO essentially boils down to delivering quality content that’s valuable to customers. Here are seven tips to help you along your journey of becoming an SEO master.
May 29, 2015
5 Mobile Marketing Tips for Small Business Success

5 Mobile Marketing Tips for Small Business Success

Now that #Mobilegeddon has arrived, it’s time to make optimizing the mobile experience an absolute priority. At the end of 2014, mobile usage had surpassed desktop usage for the first time. Some 60% of digital media is now consumed on smartphones and tablets, a figure that is up 10% from a year ago.
Apr 28, 2015
6 Factors That Will Affect Your SEO Strategy Timeline

6 Factors That Will Affect Your SEO Strategy Timeline

For many brands, SEO marketing is a strong tactic that effectively boosts visibility and conversion rates. However, many fail to realistically anticipate the time commitment and proper foundation that is required. The reality is that SEO can become a game that closely resembles a never-ending chess match.
Feb 25, 2015
Local Listings: the Foundation of Local SEO

Local Listings: the Foundation of Local SEO

When it comes to online marketing, there’s no shortage of strategies to implement. Knowing which avenue to take can be downright confusing, especially with new marketing trends emerging all the time. While newer methods like content marketing and social media strategy have received a lot of attention recently, they can all be about as effective as a clogged drain if your basics aren’t in order first.
Jan 30, 2015
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