Marketing Planning

Small Business Marketing Tip: Customers Love Photo Contests

Small Business Marketing Tip: Customers Love Photo Contests

Cincinnati Veterinary Hospital Spreads Facebook Cheer with Quarantine Contest Grady Veterinary Hospital, a 24-hour emergency animal hospital in Cincinnati, has an active and engaged Facebook following of over 15,000 locals. I’m in charge of their marketing outreach, and photo contests…

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Advertising on LinkedIn Becomes More Accessible

Advertising on LinkedIn Becomes More Accessible

Lowering the Minimum Daily Budget to $10 Makes Marketing on LinkedIn Possible for B2B Small Business As recently as a year ago, LinkedIn Advertising required a minimum daily ad budget of $50/day. Spending $1,500/month on one advertising platform is simply…

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Coronavirus and Groundhog's Day: 2 Examples of Current Event Content Hooks

Coronavirus and Groundhog’s Day: 2 Examples of Current Event Content Hooks

How to Create Content When Your Small Business Isn’t Outlandishly Exciting For some small businesses, marketing content efforts are easy. When you sell something customers dream about, like clothing or food, creating content around your products and services is naturally…

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When to Buy Billboards as a Small Business

When to Buy Billboards as a Small Business

Investing in billboard advertising requires significant budget. Here’s one estimate of what a billboard may cost small businesses: The cost of billboard advertising depends on format, circulation, demographics, and impressions. Physical billboard costs average $250 per month in rural areas,…

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WordPress is Great-- Except When it's Hacked

WordPress is Great– Except When it’s Hacked

Small Business Websites Powered by WordPress are a Hacker’s Biggest Target WordPress is a hugely popular platform for small business websites– it’s flexible, customizable and easy to learn. WordPress claims to “power 35% of the Internet.” The platform is also…

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