Testimonials and reviews can be a powerful addition to your overall marketing mix. Think about how frequently you read reviews about a product, a doctor, or another service before you make a purchasing decision. If people are looking to do that same level of research about your business, are there reviews or testimonials for them
Social media algorithms define who sees what content you share. Like everything else, they are always changing and evolving with what’s trending in the social media space. Sometimes changes are relatively minor, while other times major changes happen that impact the reach of your content. Ultimately, the direction you go with your social media strategy
Have you ever thought to yourself, “There just aren’t enough hours in the day”? Most people probably have at one time or another, and it’s a common sentiment among business owners and nonprofit leaders. But often it’s not about the number of hours in the day as much as how we approach using them. That’s
Email marketing is a great opportunity for small businesses to increase brand awareness with their customers, but it’s often overlooked because of time, resources, or budget. One of the most important things to recognize when it comes to email marketing is quality matters more than quantity. All too often, smaller organizations think email marketing isn’t
Print materials include a wide range of items: business cards, brochures, postcards, posters, note cards, print ads, signage, and more. Some businesses may have only a printed business card and maybe a brochure, while others may utilize the full range of print materials available. When using print materials to market your business, quality matters. These
Digital marketing is the golden child of marketing these days. There’s so much information available at our fingertips, and it seems like there are endless options to reach potential customers online. But print marketing isn’t dead. In fact, print is very much alive and using print materials in marketing can benefit your small business or
If you’re a small business owner or nonprofit, you’ve probably heard the term SEO a lot… but what exactly is it? SEO stands for search engine optimization, and it’s the process of improving the quality and quantity of website traffic through search engines. In other words, SEO is all about helping people find you online
For some small business owners, social media is scary and their fear around it prevents them from showing up online consistently. We completely understand that feeling! There’s a lot going on in the social media space, and the desire to get it right can feel overwhelming. What if it doesn’t have to be that complicated?
As a small business or nonprofit, it’s important to think about your marketing channels in terms of what you can and can’t control. Sure, there are degrees of control to any marketing channel, but some are better than others when it comes to marketing small businesses and nonprofits. The bottom line: Any time you’re using
As we roll into a new year, there’s no shortage of articles about trends to watch — whether those trends are related to consumer products, the economy, the weather, or business topics. And depending on the source, those trends can vary wildly, especially when it comes to marketing trends. Here’s what we see for small
Launched in 2003, LinkedIn is now the oldest social media platform still in use today and has 722 million members. Like many social media platforms, it has changed quite a bit over time, but its primary focus is still professional networking and connections. For many small business owners and small nonprofits, having a presence on
Content marketing involves creating and sharing relevant content for your audience, whether that’s on your website, social media channels, or other online sources. That content helps you connect with your audience and helps them get to know, like, and trust you, which is a great place to start in developing a business relationship. Your content
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