Are you a small business owner who is considering becoming more active on social media networks in order drive traffic to your website, increase online visibility, and draw in more customers? Great idea! Read More
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With well over 1.3 billion active daily users, Facebook might seem like a treasure trove of potential paying customers. (Source: Facebook 2/10/2017) With all those users, it makes sense that some of them would be interested in your products or services, right? Kind of. Read More
Facebook is huge. In fact, it is the largest social network in the world with over 1.2 billion active users, more than 60% of which check in on a daily basis. Many businesses shy away from advertising on Facebook because it is a social network. People log in to socialize, not to purchase things, right? Read More
Another year has come and gone. Now that the revelry of the season has passed, 2017 is stretched out in front of us like a blank canvas—full of possibilities! This year, take your business and profitability to the next level by making these online marketing resolutions: Read More
Walk through any middle school in the United States and you will hear “hashtag, (fill in the blank)” tacked onto the end of many conversations. But these little words and phrases are far more than a teen fad. Unlike that Flock of Seagulls hairdo you may have rocked in the 80’s, these little guys can be very useful for your online marketing strategy. Read More
If you are like most small business owners, you wear many hats—marketer, accountant, content creator, sales, customer service, and the list goes on. As such, we wanted to mention some great (and free) tools to help make your job easier. Read More
Why do some businesses thrive on social media while others struggle to get any attention at all? The answer usually lies within the social media strategy. Generating consistent, quality posts that align with your marketing goals can keep you front-and-center in the minds of your current and prospective customers, while firing off random posts every once in a while is like sneezing in the wind. Check out some tips below for setting up and executing a social media plan that gets results. Read More
I know what you are thinking. You don't have time to fritter away tweeting, "liking," and sharing. You have a business to run. How important is it to use social media, anyway? As it turns out, social media for business can be a game-changer. Not only is it an effective method of connecting with potential customers, but it is also very inexpensive and offers a high return on investment. Here are some interesting statistics... Read More
You have likely heard the saying, “A picture is worth a thousand words.” And if you shop online, you know how helpful it is to see great images of what you plan on purchasing. Harness the natural desire of web users to see great images to boost your brand identity with Pinterest. Read More