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7 Things Every Business Needs In Order to be Successful

Recently I’ve had some people come to me for help with social media. They made up their mind and they were ready to get started with social media! But wait, I had one major question for them: what are you doing now to grow your business? It’s amazing how many people want to jump into social media […] Read more…

Visual Content Marketing for Local Businesses: Pt 1

Visual story telling, or content marketing should be on your mind right now. Why? There are many reasons, but mostly because people don’t have long attention spans. Visual content is much easier to take in than a long article (like this one). A graphic is also more likely to capture your audience’s attention in a […] Read more…

Embracing Mobile Marketing: Tips for Local Businesses

Did you know that 84% of small businesses using mobile marketing see an increase in new business activity? If you’ve already taken the first step and have registered your business in directories like Google Places and Foursquare, you’re probably wondering what else there is to do. Here are some inexpensive ways for small businesses to […] Read more…

How to Set Your Small Business Apart on a Small Budget

Two-thirds (66%) of small business owners have some type of marketing and advertising budget for 2012. Among those small business owners, budgets average just over $2,000. Yikes! That’s not a lot of money. But worry not, there are some low cost ways to increase business and set your business apart from the competition. Don’t forget […] Read more…

Top 3 Tools to Improve your Local Online Marketing

Everyone is on the internet, which is just wonderful! But you’re not looking to reach everyone. No, you’re a local business and you have a very specific target market that you’re looking to reach. So how do you get your message to the right people online? At times it feels like no one cares about […] Read more…

Small Business Social Media Fails and Words of Wisdom

I hate to be a Negative Nancy, but one of my earliest blog posts touched on a few of these points, and I think it’s important to address them further. It’s important to talk about it because once we know what’s wrong, we can fix it and improve. Here are the mistakes I see small […] Read more…