Click the link below to view a sample press release.
Click the link below to view a sample press release.
If viral advertising, social media, and apps are foreign concepts to you, it might be a good idea to freshen your familiarity with the trends that are happening in the world around you. It is easy to fall into the trap of doing business as you always have, but in today’s global business climate the best way for your business to stay competitive is to utilize the hottest trends to make them work for you and keep your business up to date. There are a wide variety of trends that may or may not be right for your business, but this article from smallbiztrends.com offers four trends that your business should be taking advantage of right NOW.
The article covers going mobile, social deal sites, subscription services, and incorporating seniors into your marketing and staff. This is just the tip of the iceberg. There are a great deal of trends that are becoming so widespread that they are no longer talked about as trends, but as just another reality of the business world. By keeping up to date on the ways that you can increase your business and have it expand to fill the needs and wants of both your consumers and yourself, you are doing your best to stay competitive.
Young web savvy business executives are viewing business cards as being somewhat a waste of time. If you have a smart phone, e-mail, and a LinkedIn account, why even bother carrying them.
About 85 million people manage their professional networks with LinkedIn. Some 77 million smartphone users have downloaded the Bump app, which allows them to bump their phones together and instantly exchange contact information.
You can find the full article on the link below…
Here is an interesting article I came across the other day written by Thor Olavsrud on cio.com.
Criminals are increasingly seeking to hijack the accounts of business owners and executives to initiate fraudulent wire transfers that can cost organizations a fortune. Here are eight steps you can take to defend your organization against such attacks.
The following is a summary of the 8 Tips:
The article goes on and explains what you can do if you think you have been compromised.
One of the first questions we ask our clients is, “What is the purpose of your website?” In the past, it was just cool to put information up on the Internet about your company as an extended or glorious business card. To have something out there that people can find out more information before they talk to you; however with literally millions of websites out on the Internet, it is now important to determine the purpose of your website within your marketing plan.
If a client would answer, “I don’t really know, we just need one, (which does happen), “then I would advise them to do some research and get back with me before we move forward. I continue to tell them, it is not that we do not want their business; it is that I do not want to waste their time and money. Defining a purpose for a website is as important as picking a domain name.
This article will help explain the different directions your website can take as far as the purpose of the site:
Our Campaign Planning services actually encompass all of the other services that we offer here. Whether we perform the services for you or just help you develop a plan, we can provide you with the consulting you need to attack any Internet Marketing you want to tackle. Before you get started, we ask that you do a little bit of homework. Grab a cup of coffee (tea, water, whatever) and review our Top Ten list for getting started with Internet Marketing.
It is easy to tell if a business owner has lost touch with their customer base. They complain about business lagging behind and never seeing any new faces. They have forgotten a very important fact in the world of business: Keep your customers happy. While this does require a little bit of effort, the rewards for your business will only grow exponentially. The following article from spellbrand.com offers five tips to keep your business moving by keeping your customers happy.
The article covers the areas of meeting needs, pleasant interactions, creating pleasing environments, putting yourself out there, and maintaining your brand. How people think of your brand is based mainly on your customer relationships. Everyone knows the power of word-of-mouth advertising for a business and the impact that it can have. By keeping unpleasant incidents to a minimum and making sure the world knows that you think their business is important to you, you will easily maintain a solid customer base for the future of your business.
Every business owner, big or small, wants to get the most out of every dollar. What most small business owners need a reminder of is that they too can outsource. By outsourcing, you can reduce the three most important things your business costs you: time, money, and frustration. Don’t have the time to learn how to make that much needed website? Don’t have the money to invest in long term administrative support? Frustrated by the software development you constantly try to squeeze in at the end of the day? All of these are easily outsourced projects that can help you grow and prosper while you are focusing on other important aspects of your business. This article from about.com lays out ten important tips to keep your business competitive in the current global business climate.
These ten tips help you to define the project, evaluate service providers, know what experience you should be looking for, how to choose a vendor, review their samples, start small, coordinate payments, negotiate ownership of work, support when the project is done, and the ever important, get it in writing.