8 Social Media Myths to Leave Behind in 2021 business advice growth marketing small business owner social media Apr 05, 2021

8 Social Media Myths to Leave Behind in 2021

There’s no question that social media marketing is, and will continue to be, important for local businesses. That said, there are a lot of social media myths that are annoyingly persistent and believing them can hurt your business.

So,...

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7 Content Marketing Tactics Every Small Business Should Steal content creation content marketing marketing small business owner Dec 14, 2020

7 Content Marketing Tactics Every Small Business Should Steal

Ad campaigns are still effective, but the truth is they’re not as effective as content marketing. Bill Gates proclaimed “Content is king” back in 1996 and his words have proven to be remarkably prescient. Web users...

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Try These 7 Growth Hacks to Help Your Small Business Soar conversion sales small business owner Nov 17, 2020

Try These 7 Growth Hacks to Help Your Small Business Soar

Wouldn’t it be great to find some simple tricks that would help you leap ahead of your competitors and see your small business soar to new heights?

Well, I’ve got good news for you. I’ve been thinking a lot lately about...

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How to Offer More Value to Your Customers During a Pandemic small business owner Aug 10, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected the entire world. Business owners have had to scramble to find ways to stay afloat even as they’ve had to work from home and halt in-person sales and services.

It’s a lot for anybody to deal with at a time that’s already stressful.

The solution...

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How to Market on a Budget and Stay Afloat During the Pandemic marketing small business owner Aug 03, 2020

What do you do when business is slow, and profits are down?

If you think that the answer is “stop marketing,” then it’s time to think again. While it’s true that marketing might seem to be less essential than other areas of business, the truth is that a solid marketing...

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5 Types of Video Marketing to Boost Your Business marketing small business owner Jul 27, 2020

Video marketing is still the king of the hill when it comes to driving clicks and sales.
The numbers don’t lie. According to Social Media Today:

  • 72% of consumers prefer to watch a video to learn about a product or service.
  • 78% of consumers watch a video online at least once a week, and...
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Your Next 30 Days In Marketing… marketing small business owner Jul 13, 2020

Marketing in a time of economic crisis is no joke. But you already know that.

Let’s face it: it’s difficult, at best, to know how to handle your marketing when unemployment numbers are high, spending is low, and uncertainty is everywhere you look.

And yet, for all that, marketing is a...

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Navigating the Reopening of Your Business During the COVID-19 Pandemic small business owner Jul 05, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact the United States both medically and economically. Many states have begun to relax their lockdowns.

It remains to be seen what impact reopening will have on the number of cases, but it’s an economic boon to the owners of small and medium-sized...

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What to do Now? Resources for Small Business Owners small business owner May 18, 2020

If you own a small business, you might struggle to be profitable even at the best of times. The current COVID-19 pandemic has dialed up the stakes for most businesses in the United States and around the world. Non-essential businesses have closed their doors in an effort to halt the spread of the...

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How to Keep Your Business Relevant During a Pandemic content marketing small business owner May 04, 2020

There’s no question that we are living in a surreal and scary time. The COVID-19 virus went from being a distant headline to an overwhelming reality. Cases in the United States and around the world are increasing exponentially and in a short time, we’ve gone from business as usual to...

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Is Your Reputation Costing You Business? business advice small business owner Apr 20, 2020

The song says, “I don’t give a damn ‘bout my bad reputation.”

Those lyrics sounded fun and rebellious when Joan Jett sang them but taking that attitude when it comes to your online reputation can be disastrous to your business.

Not caring about your online reputation is a...

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How to Turn Your Fans and Followers into Paying Customer facebook small business owner social media traffic Apr 13, 2020

You’ve got a big following on social media.

So what?

Unless those followers are paying you for products or services, they don’t mean much. I’m not saying that social media followers aren’t important in some ways. Having a lot of followers sends a signal to potential...

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