Small Business Marketing

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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Only 28% of Marketers Use Pinterest. Is This Social Platform a Hidden Gem?

Only 28% of Marketers Use Pinterest. Is This Social Platform a Hidden Gem?

If Your Small Business Sells to Women, Parents, Millennials or International Citizens, Pinterest May Be a Marketing Win Pinterest doesn’t get a lot of attention from marketing experts these days. This low-competition environment could be a solid small business marketing…

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Coaching Gives Small Business Owners a Head Start in Marketing

Coaching Gives Small Business Owners a Head Start in Marketing

Owners of start-ups and businesses in their infancy often don’t have the resources to hire a marketing firm or marketing employee. In the beginning, they have to go-it-alone, do tons of research and make costly mistakes. Marketing isn’t easy, but…

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5 Tips to Make Your Marketing Videos Sparkle

[VIDEO] 5 Tips to Make Your Marketing Videos Sparkle

Get longer video views and improve engagement when you add some sparkle to your videos. Try one or more of these video marketing tips in your next video. Watch the video: 5 Tips to Make Your Marketing Videos Sparkle Captions…

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How to Schedule Posts on Instagram from Your Computer (Not Your Phone)

How to Schedule Posts on Instagram from Your Computer (Not Your Phone)

Marketing your small business on Instagram is critical to reach certain audiences. Of the one billion people using Instagram each month, 71% are under age 35 and 88% are outside the U.S. Check out this chart from Hootsuite: Yoli, the…

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When to Boost Facebook Posts (And When Not To)

When to Boost Facebook Posts (And When Not To)

This Popular Facebook Ad Type Gets Results – When Used Strategically Boosting a post is likely the most well-known of Facebook ad types because it is so ubiquitous. Every business receives notifications from Facebook encouraging them to boost individual posts.…

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5 Tips for Marketing with Video

[VIDEO] 5 Tips for Marketing with Video

Marketing with video makes a lot of sense for small businesses. Customers love watching videos. Having videos on your website helps SEO. And video advertising gets better results than ads with text or images. Here are my five basic tips…

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Facebook Ad Audiences

The Key to Facebook Advertising is Understanding Your Customers

In the United States, 68% of adults use Facebook, which is more than 168 million people. These statistics indicate that, in all likelihood, enough of your customers and potential customers are on Facebook to make advertising on the platform worthwhile.…

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