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Six Sneaky Ways to Scope Out Your Competition

Six Sneaky Ways to Scope Out Your Competition  - Avatar Posted by seltzer04 under Social Media
From 2091 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on October 16, 2016 8:33 pm
We all want to know what our competitors are doing. But no one wants to tip off their rivals while doing research. Creating phony leads are easy, but there are actually less risky ways to obtain the same information about your competitors.

Here are six sneaky ways to scope out your competition ( Read More
Owning and/or running a small business is an incredibly difficult job and it takes a very special kind of person to keep track of all the ins and outs.

Here are some tips to identify hidden costs and money pits running your own business.. Read More
The problem with online advertising is the clutter. Traditional online advertising opportunities (like banner ads) are not as effective as they used to be for brands.

And that’s why native advertising and sponsored content is growing in popularity in the online publishing world – creating cost-e Read More
Some small businesses spend as much as 50 percent of their revenue to launch a marketing program to invest in customer acquisition, building brands, and other critical marketing initiatives.

Here’s what business owners need to know about financing options... Read More

How Much Should You Spend on Marketing?

How Much Should You Spend on Marketing?  - Avatar Posted by seltzer04 under Marketing
From 2220 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on June 10, 2016 7:31 pm
Quick question: What’s your marketing budget?

If you’re like many small business owners I’ve talked with, you might not have an answer. I know marketing budgets aren’t super sexy – but they are DIRECTLY CORRELATED to your business growth. Read More
Multi-channel customer service is one of the new marketing ‘buzz words’ that we have inherited along with the internet era.

Businesses are told that they need to be multi-channel to thrive. But what does multi-channel customer service mean in practice? Read More
In a world of micro-moment marketing, customers and prospects are seeking more bite-size content to consume. They are looking for information that is quick, understandable and easy to act upon if desired....and visual elements and communications are highly effective in meeting the objective of deli Read More
Understanding how visitors find your website and how they respond to your content is critical to optimize your online marketing efforts and grow your business.

While it is true that Google offers amazing free tools like Analytics, they are often confusing, hard to understand and time consuming f Read More
In order to grow, small businesses need to decide whether they should employ an agency or an in-house digital marketer. By understanding what implications this may have for your business in terms of cost, experience, roles, and expertise, you will ensure you make the right decision.

Here are som Read More
As we enter the holiday season more and more retail items are being bought. If you sell such an item, should you expect your website traffic to increase? Should you expect your content marketing efforts to help you generate more sales?

Here are some basic principles you can put into action now.. Read More

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