Marketing

Small Business Marketing Tips and Ideas

Whether it’s traditional marketing, internet and email marketing, or social media marketing you want to learn more about, you will find articles here that will help you build your brand, attract customers, and grow your small business. In the digital age, marketing is changing almost on a daily basis. Learn how to market your small business in the most effective ways to reach your target audience.

The Business of Podcasting: Radio Interview with Bo Bennett

Dean Rotbart interviews Bo Bennett, a self-described “serial entrepreneur” who has started and sold several successful businesses and also hosts seven active podcasts, which range in topics from public speaking to marketing to science. In this interview, Bo discusses some of the benefits that a podcast can have for a business, which include reaching potential customers and … [Read more...]

7 Disastrous Blogging Mistakes That Must Be Avoided At All Cost

You know that blogging is important for your business, but it's easy to feel lost while blogging. Your eyes are on the computer screen, and you have no clue about what to write or how to make your posts interesting. You struggle at times to keep your readers from being bored, and you do not want to waste the space by writing something that does not add value. But the question … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Build Your Email List Using Content and Calls to Action

Mailing lists are an asset to business owners across industries. Whether you use your email list to distribute a newsletter, introduce new products, offer sales and promotions, or maintain engagement and interest in your business, an email list is a valuable communications and marketing tool that extends beyond basic lead generation goals. One of the challenges many small … [Read more...]

Reaching Across the Register: An Interview with Pamela Herrmann

Dean Rotbart interviews Pamela Herrmann, a customer acquisition and retention expert and founder of Reach Across the Register. Reach Across The Register is a company that specializes in relationship marketing and supports business owners through training, education and consulting. In this interview, Pamela discusses how businesses are failing their customers and how they can … [Read more...]

15 Best Business Listing Places To Grow Your Online Exposure Now

Gone are the days when the Yellow Pages was the sole business directory to find local business listings. With the need to gain widespread exposure on the Web, it is essential for a business to be listed online in order to be easily found. People now tend to search online first when looking for a product or service, so being listed on multiple trusted online business directories … [Read more...]

How to Schedule Social Media

Once your business commits to maintaining a consistent social media presence, a key piece of the strategy for social media success is determining when to post what. Create a weekly social media schedule to prime the social media pump while promoting engagement and calls to action without creating excessive burdens for you and your staff. In addition to streamlining social media … [Read more...]

3 Things Never to Say in Starbucks

Starbucks is the de facto office for many entrepreneurs, freelancers and small business owners. It is an ideal place to meet with clients and prospects and to talk shop with partners. As much as Starbucks is a comfortable place to get work done, and as common as it is to see someone set up a workstation for hours at a time, it essential to remember that Starbucks is public … [Read more...]