Marketing Pros: Share Your Thoughts I'm gathering data on some topics that I think are important, and hopefully you do too. Your help as a professional is greatly appreciated. Below are some industry related questions. You don't need to fill all of them out, but I would appreciate as much input as possible. At the end of the questions, there is a place for you to add your website URL and a photo of yourself. This is where you can share your mean mug and website so that I can feature your pearls of wisdom on my site. Name First Last You may stay annoynmous if you would like. Job TitleEmail Can I use your answers for pull quotes and features?* Yes No Contact me first If you choose to stay annonymous, just choose "no."Facebook ads are a great tool for most businesses.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeLocal / small businesses benefit most from Facebook Ads.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeAn active Facebook Business page is still essential for branding and SEO.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeGoogle+ is becoming increasingly more important to your inbound marketing strategy.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeHe/She who has been circled the most on Google+ wins in SERPs.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeSmall businesses MUST stay active on Google+.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeBlogs are the best way to create fresh, and relevant content for businesses.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeOptimizing for Bing search is more important than ever before.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeGoogle's Hummingbird update followed the natural progression towards a better search engine experience for users.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeHummingbird and "Not Provided" keyword data updates were related.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeThe best solution for Google's Hummingbird update is to pump out as much content on your website and social channels as possible.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeSmall businesses MUST have a mobile website solution.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeMobile responsive website design makes the most sense for small businesses.Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeThe best marketing strategy you can have is make your users feel loved. (listen and respond to questions, concerns, comments, and shout outs.)Strongly disagreeDisagreeNeutralAgreeStrongly agreeIt seems as if Apple, Twitter, Facebook, and Microsoft are joining together against Google. Is this causing you to adjust marketing strategies? Yes No Somewhat Unsure Is it easier or harder for small businesses to compete online?What should small businesses do to compete online today?What is the single most important thing that a small business can do to improve their internet marketing over the next 12 months?Website If I chose a pull quote from you, you're definitely getting some credit. List your preferred URL.Twitter UsernameLet me see your grill.Accepted file types: jpg, jpeg, gif, png.Upload a headshot, selfie, etc. Please limit your file to jpg, jpeg, gif, png. Extra points for a funny gif of yourself.