Tag Archive: local marketing

Social Media vs. Word-of-Mouth Marketing: Why Small Businesses Need Both

For many small business owners, word-of-mouth marketing ranks ahead of social media–and that’s OK. I’m not going to downplay word-of-mouth marketing–I’m a huge fan. It’s extremely effective and an important aspect of marketing. Every… Continue reading

3 Social Media Myths Stopping Small Businesses From Getting Started

Social media marketing is an easy and affordable way for small businesses to make a greater impact on their communities while attracting and staying in touch with customers. Yet many small business owners are not… Continue reading

5 Benefits of Social Thinking

Marketing and branding are typically the first reasons businesses begin utilizing social media. The next level of social thinking comes when social media is used to enhance business relationships. Social thinking as a way… Continue reading

3 S’s of Social Media: Setup, Strategy, Schedule

The one problem many small business owners are trying to solve is how to find time to keep up with their social media presence. Running a business dominates their time because servicing customers’… Continue reading

Local Search Marketing its Free, Easy, and Necessary

Local Search Marketing is a critical tool for local businesses in the digital age. Mobile customers are using smart phones, iPads, and tablets  to find local establishments, reviews, prices, menus, and new ideas… Continue reading