Down with kitschy, cutesy, space-wasting gifts that get donated or recycled as soon as they’re received. Give your entrepreneurial friends and clients something they’ll really enjoy! Of course, everyone has their personal preferences, and these are mine (and a few suggestions from other small business owners).
Whether you are running a small business or a multinational corporation, every business needs to be on social media. Through it, you can build brand awareness, fill your funnel, generate new leads, as well as cooperate with customers. Innovative disruptors are continuing to emerge, developing day by day, even hour by hour. Being on top of your industry is not a guarantee that you will stay there forever. Therefore, it is crucial for your business to analyze social media in order to better understand existing and potential customers.
Marketing is a must for any business, and to get business online, you have to consider digital marketing. Every business has different marketing needs; small businesses cannot copy an enterprise’s marketing agency and have profitable results. Big corporates can afford the pricey marketing campaigns, but most small businesses run on tight budgets. Therefore, it is crucial you work on a strategy that is curated for small businesses to nurture and grow your business exponentially.
Social media is a powerful marketing tool, but to leverage it for your small business, you have to understand which platform best suits the needs of your company. With so many platforms and so little time, it is impossible to be active on every outlet. You can narrow down your choice and focus your efforts for the best ROI. In this article, we’ll walk you through the main considerations for choosing the best social media platform for your small business.
Recently I was scrolling through social media and came upon a conversation about hiring web designers that piqued my curiosity. I had followed the rabbit trail to a website designer’s website that, to me, was full of glaring red flags. It got me thinking about all of the things people SHOULD be noticing when they’re hiring a web designer, but don’t. So I started a conversation on Twitter asking some web designers I knew what they would suggest a small business owner look for when hiring a web designer.
New eCommerce websites spring up every day, increasing competition. If you own an e-commerce website, it is about time that you re-evaluate your marketing strategy and increase your SEO budget. There is no doubt that SEO is critical to an online business. We think it is not wrong to say that more than 80% of sales come from SEO. So, we recommend that you hire a reliable SEO Company right away. It will put you way ahead of the competition. In today’s blog post, we will list the latest trends to consider to improve your sales.
If you’re new to business or you’re working a side hustle, let me save you some time and heartache. I’ve spent an entire decade as a solopreneur/small business owner now, freelancing in social media training and consulting. While I’ve learned much about social media, of course, I’ve also learned a few lessons about being in business. These are some of the things I see new business owners struggling with every day and while I’m certainly not perfect at any of this, I’ve come a long way in 10 years.
Templates for social media plans are all over the internet. Whether you’re a florist or a car dealer, I’m betting you can find a social media plan template that is made just for you…and everyone else in your industry. Templates can be helpful to get your creative juices flowing, but how can you expect to make your business be seen above all the digital noise if you’re using the same template as everyone else? In the decade (yikes that makes me feel old) I’ve been coming up with social media plans for small businesses, and managing them, I’ve learned a few things about how to love the plan you have.
Have you noticed on someone else’s Facebook Page there’s a little box that pops up on and suggests questions for you to ask? Or perhaps you’ve sent off a message to a Page only to receive an instant message back letting you know your message was received? Many small businesses have not taken the time to set up these very useful features in Facebook and their popup boxes suggest I ask questions that simply do not fit the business. Facebook’s automated responses are very easy to set up, can help build trust and credibility on your page, and will definitely save you time in the long run.