5 Easy Ways to Leveraging Your Social Media Audience to Create More Buzz

Social media is a great way to promote your business and create more buzz. It doesn’t matter if you have a bricks and mortar business, or a completely online business. It also doesn’t matter if you sell products or services. Using Social media to create more buzz is something all business owners need to do. […]

Twelve Types of Facebook Posts That Are Guaranteed to Engage People

Facebook is a Social media giant. Without a doubt it’s the most popular social networking site in the world, and in the past ten years it’s managed to get billions of people hooked on the platform. There are many different kinds of Facebook posts but here we’re going to look at Facebook posts that will […]

Why Your Website Is Your Brand’s Window to the World

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If you’re running a business in today’s economy, whether it be big or small, you need a website. Gone are the days where you could just get by on word of mouth or hopes that someone might find you in the telephone book. In today’s digital age, search engines on the internet are the modern […]

4 Reasons Why Facebook Isn’t Enough 

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Many small business owners have jumped on the Facebook Page bandwagon. Some are even abandoning the idea of having web pages and blogs in favor of a Facebook Page. It seems so much easier than the other options. However, this is a huge mistake. Facebook is not enough in the world of online marketing to […]

Simple Strategies for Responding to Bad Online Reviews

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If you’re in business long enough, it’s going to happen. Someone is going to say something bad about you online. It may or may not be true. It will be upsetting, and it will cause you to doubt everything you believe in. But, there is a way that you can turn bad online reviews into […]

How to Use Facebook to Motivate Sales via Social Commerce

Social commerce is the growing practice of making buying decisions based on Social media outlets. Common examples of this include peer to peer recommendations via social media, “sale” tabs on branded Social media pages, and group buying sites like LivingSocial. The trend is so popular that some experts estimate that 50% of online sales are […]

Does Your Website Need an Update?

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If you first created your website from a template just because you wanted to be “on the web” but you’ve never updated it, and your website has no real traffic, it might be time to explore the idea of updating it. After all, a website is an excellent marketing tool that can bring new business […]

Before I Go: Do Social Networking Your Way

Over the last 10 posts, I’ve shared a lot of suggestions for your approach to social networking. I hope that some of have been useful to you and I even hope that you’ve decided to completely disregard some of them. If there’s one key takeaway I’d like people to get from all this rambling on […]

Four Unexpected Benefits of Social Networking

We started out this blog series talking about how it’s a truly social web out there. No one can argue that. People are flocking to Facebook (a billion active monthly users) and are spending a large portion of their Internet time on social networks. Because of this, the experts tell us, as business owners, we […]

Three Productivity Boosting Approaches and Tools to Streamline Your Social Networking

Earlier in this blog post series, we talked about how each social network is just a little bit different and our approach to each one should be carefully crafted. At the time, I cautioned against simply using Social media integration tools to broadcast the same thing across your social networks. I stand by that advice […]