Top 11 Reasons to Use Social Media in Business

May 17, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Over the past few years, to say social media has exploded would be an understatement. Members of social media sites have discovered it’s the easiest way to find, learn about, and share information that directly influences their purchasing decisions. It is this reason alone that every (read on...)



Change Leads Into Sales

May 17, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

A little while ago Jason Rudland presented a webinar called “Turn Your Website Into a Sales Funnel.” The main point of Rudland’s webinar was to teach business owners how to change their leads into sales. He had many good points on little things that a business can do in order to (read on...)

Is Your Business Ready to Blog?

May 12, 2012 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Not sure if your company should be blogging? Take this quick, 5-Step Blog Readiness Test to find out. I hear this question all the time from business owners, “Do I need a blog?“ My answer is usually, “It depends.” Every company is different, so answering the question about (read on...)

Three Keys to Successful Basic Business Blogging: Reading, Commenting, Writing

December 28, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Reading: Reading other people’s blogs keeps you up-to-date on what others are interested in. Subscribe to blogs relevant to your industry. Search for relevant blogs at blogsearch.google.com. You can subscribe to and manage blogs at Google.com/reader. Commenting: Commenting on other (read on...)

3 Must Use Tasks to Grow Your Business

November 15, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Growing your business is a must when your only source of income is from your business. In order for this to happen, you must continually work your business. There are a number of ways to do this, but they need to be done on a regular basis. 1. Article Marketing One of the most important things (read on...)

Online Marketing Lead Generation Is the Life Blood of Your Business

November 4, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

How to find customers using the Internet (that is, create “traffic”) and build your most valuable asset: your mailing list! Customers all start as “leads”, that is, prospects. Online marketing lead generation is one of the most critical components of your business! Your (read on...)

Multi-Channel Marketing for Small Business – Why It Is Important

November 1, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

As a small business who works with small businesses, I understand that marketing budgets are either small, pay-as-you-go, or non-existent. But, everyone needs to do some marketing. Small businesses are often left behind in this area due to the budgeting issues, especially in this day and age of (read on...)

3 Reasons to Add a Business Blog to Your Website

October 13, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Adding a business blog to your website is an excellent strategy that can help your small business on several different levels. Let’s take a look at the benefits of maintaining a blog on your business website.  1. A blog can increase your business website’s Google pagerank. Stagnant (read on...)

Worst Business Blogging Mistakes

September 16, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

Everybody starts at the beginning, and if you are just getting a business blog rolling, you should definitely allow yourself some time to climb up the learning curve. However, there are some pitfalls and landmines you can easily avoid with just a little information and the right attitude. Check (read on...)

Starting Your Business Blog

August 23, 2011 by  | Leave a Comment Filed under: Marketing 

If you are thinking about adding a business blog to your corporate website, there are several things to consider before you ever set fingers to the keyboard to write your first post. Make sure a blog will meet your business goals.Just because you can blog doesn’t mean you should. While many (read on...)

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