You might think that your social media site is a great place to attract new customers with great deals on this and that, but studies are starting to show that consumers are using social media less and less for deal-oriented value.
Small businesses need all of the help they can get, from raising additional capital to marketing their products and/or goods. However, for small business in particular, Internet marketing may seem like an unconquerable proposition that can be to challenging to take on. When done right, Internet marketing can help to propel a small business to greater success.
Search engine marketing is the bread and butter of the online world. It is the way in which people find your website and get more information on the products and services that you offer.
During times of financial duress in the economy at large, it can be a challenge to get your business going. Perhaps customers aren’t spending as much as they did in previous years or maybe the cost of overhead is killing you as suppliers have to raise their prices on the goods you purchase for your operation. Whatever the case may be, it is important not to lose faith or focus on your enterprise. Consider three main tips to jump start your business right now! * Waste not, want not: The days of stocking your business chock-full of whatever your main products are should be over for you if you want to survive. Now, it’s all about purchasing what you will sell, right away. You also need to look at whatever other overhead costs may be chewing their way through your profits. If you primarily sell online, for instance, then you may not need to incur the cost of a brick-and-mortar building. If you don’t get much traffic on certain days of the week, maybe you should change your hours to reflect the high traffic times that are most convenient for your customers. * Remember, flexibility is key: The key to …
Facebook’s stock has been trading for a few days now and let’s say, the verdict is in and the results are less optimal than expected: the social media giant’s stock is trading at less than the initial IPO price, leading analysts to believe that Facebook may have made a few mistakes out the gate with this move.
There are so many social media sites out there and businesses rely on them to spread their message more than just about any other medium available these days. So, it’s not a wonder that consumers are becoming downright exhausted by the constant marketing thrown their way via social media.
Search engine optimization (SEO) can be a very powerful tool with which to promote your business online. The crux of it rests on the ability to make your site as attractive as possible to the search engines that will suggest your site when people are searching for a particular topic. However, for all of the effort that people expend on their SEO effort, there are so many ways to get it wrong.
When social media entered the mainstream consciousness, business was slow to embrace it. It was seen as more of a personal tool to get in touch with people and stay in touch rather than a viable way in which to market to potential customers. However, in the ensuing years, all of that has changed and social media has actually changed the way in which we do business.
So you’ve started writing a blog to help drive traffic to or from your website/social media page. You talk about this and that and generally make an attempt to connect with your audience. You get a few comments here and there and enjoy the time spent drafting it each day. But is your blog REALLY getting results?
You start to entice your restaurant audience with the first click on your website, and then reel them in with the food you serve in your restaurant. So, how do you make your restaurant’s website amazing? Well, here’s a good way to start!
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