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How To (Not) Be Annoying with Text Message Marketing

How To (Not) Be Annoying with Text Message Marketing Avatar Posted by hcordner under Direct Marketing
From http://yfsmagazine.com 2 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on December 17, 2014 12:42 pm
For customers, text messages like this are annoying. For business owners, incorrect SMS marketing practices (like the one’s noted above) are probably doing your business more harm than good. Read More

You Can’t Afford to Ignore Mobile

You Can’t Afford to Ignore Mobile Avatar Posted by jonmikelbailey under Online Marketing
From http://www.woodst.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on December 17, 2014 10:40 am
My mother-in-law just got an iPhone (this is huge by the way). My 7 year old daughter has a tablet. Everyone seems to have a mobile device of one flavor or another.

Mobile is no longer a novelty, it’s the new normal.

Now, consider your target audience. Are they using tablets and smartphones t Read More
Tis the season to go marketing, fa la la la la … la la la la

Why do most love holiday marketing so much? Because it’s a great way to go into the New Year with more clients and more sales and at the same time, connect on a deeper level with your clients and potential clients.

- See more at: h Read More
This infographic illustrates the underlying motivations behind today's buyers, platforms that they prefer and specific content types that help move them down the sales funnel. Read More
It’s never too early to get your #smallbiz ready for the holiday rush. According to Twitter, 95% of their users are planning to shop at small retailers this holiday season. Google and Twitter digital marketing experts joined the Google Small Business Community and shared best practices for online m Read More
How do you compete with other businesses who are selling the same product as you but for less money? One solution is to change the product. And that's exactly what Duane Koch of Koch's Turkey Farm did. When larger farms continuously beat his small three generation farm on price, Koch decided to cha Read More
To help get you in that holiday spirit, we’ve compiled the following Tweak Your Biz top 10 list which includes some of greatest Christmas commercials of all time. What's your favorite? Read More

Preparing to Sell Products Online: Steps in the Process

Preparing to Sell Products Online: Steps in the Process Avatar Posted by Jed under Online Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on December 16, 2014 10:41 am
Thinking about selling products online in your business? If you’ve never sold online before, you have some things to consider and some decisions to make. In this article we’re going to cover selecting the right eCommerce solution, setting up a merchant account and other key points, courtesy of Veri Read More

How to Create a Unique Selling Proposition

How to Create a Unique Selling Proposition Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Marketing
From http://articles.bplans.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on December 16, 2014 10:05 am
What sets your business apart? The answer to that question usually leads entrepreneurs to define their unique selling proposition, or USP. To help entrepreneurs create a unique selling proposition, we’ve written this handy guide to walk you through the process. Read More

Customer Loyalty: How to Close The Perception Gap Between Us and Them

Customer Loyalty: How to Close The Perception Gap Between Us and Them Avatar Posted by mmangen under Marketing
From http://www.v3im.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on December 16, 2014 3:27 am
Want to increase customer loyalty? Understand the perception gap between marketers and customers – and make some changes. Read More

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If you've ever worried that your small business is outdistanced and outclassed by the huge corporate giants around you, … More
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