Instagram Tricks for Small Business Owners

When it comes to successfully growing and managing your small businesses, it is crucial to know the inner workings and the best ways to navigate social media. Especially now with an estimated 78% of Americans stating they have at least one social media profile. Usage of Instagram has proven to be a wonderful tool at boosting […]

Rocking Instagram for Your Small Business

Have you heard? Instagram is a goldmine for brands. In fact, brands account for 40% of the top 1,000 most-shared videos on Instagram. Engagement is the key to branding, and a 2013 study by research firm L2 found that Instagram offers 25% more engagement than other social media channels. And, with engagement being key to brand-building, connecting with […]

Instagram for Business? Absolutely!

While Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Pinterest seem to dominate social media news – as well they should with the billions of users they service! – there are other growing sites out there that are making waves of their own. Instagram, which is owned by Facebook,  is one. Instagram for business is a smart move for a large […]

Creating a Successful Website for Your Business: The Best Tips

Thank you to Emily Graham for contributing today’s post.  Creating a successful website for a business involves many parts, some more complicated than others. These days, it’s about more than simply making a place for your customers to find you; you also want to find more customers, as well as make your services or product […]

Considering Marketing Automation? Start With Social Media

If you’re ready to get started with marketing automation, the easiest place to start is with social media. It’s very simple to start automating certain social media tasks, and you’ll quickly see how this saves you time for more value-added things. In fact, automation can do some tasks we human beings can’t on our own. […]

It’s Not Social Media Marketing (It’s Just Marketing!)

The past couple of years have seen the exponentially expanding technology bubble that has allowed small business owners to really embrace social media. Instagram has created Brand Pages, Pinterest has rolled out Advertising, and Facebook continues to gather powerful data levelling the playing field between big brands and mom and pop shops. It’s truly remarkable […]

4 Digital Marketing Tips That Will Set Your Small Business Apart

By now you’ve probably heard it enough to know that in today’s digital age every business must have an online presence in order to effectively reach current and potential customers. Particularly small businesses, which don’t have the benefit of widespread brand recognition. Now that the public is exposed to more media than any time in history. The […]

Digital Storytelling That Sells

Everyone loves a story – something they can relate to, something that can make them feel good about themselves, make them chuckle, or help them relieve some stress. A good story is a journey that sticks in a persons mind. Whereas slick brochures and sales messages may provide an instant impact, they are quickly forgotten. From […]

New Social Media Sites Small Business Owners Can’t Ignore

Small business owners are constantly on the lookout for ways in which to grow and prosper, as such, social media is becoming more and more of a requirement rather than a fun little side project. While most owners are really beginning to understand the power of platforms like Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest, there are plenty of […]

4 Surefire Ways to Get to Know Your Customers

Whether starting a business or trying to grow and expand your existing business, there is undoubtedly going to be ton of research involved. From staying on top of industry trends to better understanding your competitors; from determining best pricing to your legal designation… there is a lot to learn! But with all of this research of […]