Tag Archives: small business

Get More Business Exposure with Local Directory Listings

“Build it and they will come” is the famous quote from the movie, Field of Dreams. Too often business owners spend thousands of dollars designing beautiful websites that sit on the Internet waiting to be found, and few people actually … Continue reading

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Small Business Saturday 2013: Why Support this Event?

Saturday, November 30, 2013 is Small Business Saturday, sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday. You may be asking, “What’s so important about Small Business Saturday 2013?  Why support this event?” This will be the fourth annual Small Business Saturday … Continue reading

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Grow Your Business with Facebook Marketing

Are you a small business owner who is still not convinced that it’s possible to grow your business with Faceboook marketing? Why Facebook Marketing? According to Facebook, on the average, each week there are approximately 645 million views of Facebook … Continue reading

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A Unique Selling Proposition (USP): Why You Need One

A Unique Selling Proposition (USP) Shortly after I came online at the end of 2008 I realized that I needed a personal website because it was not enough to use the company’s website to be successful.  At that time my … Continue reading

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Social Media and Small Business – Basic Tips

Many small business owners recognize the connection between social media and small business, and the need to have an active presence online.  Whether you prefer to personally do all of your social media and online activities yourself or have someone … Continue reading

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Are Social Media Myths Affecting Your Small Business

Social media marketing has been responsible for the growth of many small businesses.  Those businesses that have hopped on board and identified which social media channels are most effective  for them,  have taken their businesses way ahead of the competition. … Continue reading

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Local Marketing Online: Small Business Press Release Marketing

Social media has changed the way businesses operate. A number of marketing strategies that were out of the reach of small business owners, solo-professionals, and entrepreneurs a few years ago are now within our grasp, and it’s important to take … Continue reading

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Local Marketing Online: Small Business Search Engine Optimization

You will often see SEO and SEM on websites or in someone’s description of what they do.  SEM or Search Engine Marketing is a broad term used to describe various marketing strategies related to search, whether they are organic searches … Continue reading

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Social Media – Impact of Social Media on Small Business

I recently read a column in a well-known investment monthly journal that highlighted changes social media have brought, and the implications to how journalists in that organization now approach their jobs. The article ended by stating that the goal of … Continue reading

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