5 Marketing Activities to Increase Online Visibility

Marketing Activities to Increase Online Visibility

Small businesses have many opportunities to increase online visibility and be found by their ideal customers if they just know where to focus. Since most of us have minimal resources to call upon, we need to be smart when selecting online marketing activities that deliver the best results for our efforts. Remember that marketing is an investment, not an expense, therefore invest wisely to achieve the greatest ROI.

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Top 10 Facebook Marketing Questions

Small business owners ask me a lot of Facebook marketing questions, so I decided to compile the 10 most often asked questions and answer them in an eBook specifically for small business owners. These most popular questions include: Should my business be on Facebook? What does it mean to market my business using Facebook? What’s …

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Lead Generation: What Works Today

I recently presented a workshop at the New England Business Brokers Association meeting about how to integrate online and social media marketing for lead generation. As professional service business owners, we build our credibility by demonstrating our expertise and knowledge of our discipline and the use of social media makes building your reputation much simpler …

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Social Media Marketing – Myths or Reality for Small Businesses?

Social Media Myths

In a recent Business Week Viewpoint article called “Beware Social Media Marketing Myths”, Gene Marks highlights what he feels are 5 myths of social media marketing that small business owners should be aware of. Although all 5 of these statements as he describes are myths, this article is misleading to readers on the value of using social …

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Social Media Marketing is Part of an Integrated Marketing Plan

Social Media Marketing is Marketing

I read a lot about social media marketing. I find this area of my discipline fascinating and I have a thirst to learn as much about how to use these tools to effectively market a business as I can absorb. But every so often, the information is presented in such a way that it implies that social media marketing is a replacement for the more “traditional” marketing activities. A “tug of war” between the two, so to speak. And this concerns me.

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Develop a Social Media System

Some people just are organized. Others need a bit of help staying focused. That’s the beauty of being human – we have our strengths which complement those who have different strengths. When it comes to managing your time now given all the social media activities, the small business owner can get more than overwhelmed. I get asked by many people how does one keep up with everything that is going on in social media.

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