social media for small businesses

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…

Why Social Media is Beneficial to Small Businesses

More and more consumers are “buying local” now, which means small businesses have to bring their A-Game.  Why do consumers enjoy buying local? I like to think it’s because people appreciate the quality of the product and services. Why spend fifteen dollars on a crappy pasta dish from a chain restaurant, when you could spend […] Read more…