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New Mobile App for Clients: Easy Account Management on the Go October 11, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to Advertising/ Dex Media Marketing Program/ Local Marketing/ Mobile Marketing Announcing the new Dex Media Client Mobile App–so you can run your digital marketing from anywhere, at any time. We packed a lot of sophistication into this simple app.
Up Your Marketing Game at Our Denver Seminar, October 5 September 27, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to Business Matters/ Local Marketing The Dex Media Marketing Success Seminar is coming to Denver, October 5th. We’ve helped thousands of small businesses increase their customer base using online marketing.
Google’s Amy Swartz answers your questions about search advertising for local business in a one-hour, free webinar on Thursday, August 25, sponsored by Dex Media. She’ll walk you through Google’s AdWords program, show how to create effective ads, and talk about where web search is heading (hint: mobile, mobile and mobile).
Aug. 11 Webinar: Your Social Media Questions Answered August 5, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to Social Media Your business needs a social media presence, and Christine Landry, our social media manager and evangelist, will show you how to develop a sanity-saving social media strategy, in our free webinar, Thursday, August 11, starting at 1 PM EDT.
Get a “Mentor” to Compete for Federal Contracts July 26, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News The Small Business Administration (SBA) just expanded its “mentor-protégé” program that gives small businesses a better chance to compete for federal contracts. The program was limited to disadvantaged businesses in the SBA’s 8(a) Business Development Program – now it’s o ...
Beware Emails Saying Your Business Won a “Best of” Award July 15, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News Small businesses around the country are among the targets of an email scam asking for up to $229 to receive a personalized plaque because of the company’s good works in the community. The Better Business Bureau describes the scam as the “Vanity Award Scheme” and it’s not new.
Up Your Marketing Game at Our Richmond, VA, Seminar July 14 July 12, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to Local Marketing The Dex Media Marketing Success Seminar is coming to Richmond, VA, July 14. We’ve helped thousands of small businesses increase their customer base using online marketing.
Refi Property, Equipment Loans: SBA 504 Program Returns June 6, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to Business Matters/ News Beginning June 24, 2016, small businesses can apply to refinance existing loans for office buildings, warehouses and other major capital expenditures through the Small Business Administration’s 504 Refinancing Program. The 504 Program is not new.
Instagram, Now with Free Business Profiles and Paid Posts June 3, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News/ Social Media With nearly 400 million users and 200,000 advertisers, Instagram, the social networking app for sharing photos and short videos, is already a major online marketing platform.
The Department of Labor has issued its first revision of overtime pay regulations since 2004, more than doubling the annual salary at which a so-called white collar worker – someone whose duties are executive, administrative or professional – can be exempt from overtime. Federal officials estimate that the new limit – $47,892 – will immediately qualify more than 4.
Small Businesses Can Now Sell Stock by Crowdfunding May 20, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News The idea of crowdfunding has now reached the investment world, with new rules in effect as of May 16 that make it possible for small businesses to raise as much as $1 million in a 12-month period from investors.
Economy Looks Pretty Good for Small Business, Says This Survey April 5, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News Last year saw stocks fall for the first time since 2008 and the price of gasoline drop to $1 a gallon in some parts of the country. Yet, when it comes to the businesses on Main Street throughout the U.S., the news was quite good, say some economic indicators.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman sent out a strong warning to companies that use fraudulent online reviews and endorsements as a marketing tactic by fining a pair of local companies – as well as two from California – for their “astroturfing” practices, in other words, secretly paying for good reviews.
What Ever Happened to Groupon? February 16, 2016 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News After eight mostly difficult years following the launch of the daily group deals buying site, Groupon has attracted a major player in e-commerce behemoth Alibaba and has seen its stock increase more than 80 percent in less than a week.
Local Search Information Drives Sales November 4, 2014 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News Most consumers—3 out of 4—who say that local information in search results is helpful also say that this information eases their visit at the brick-and-mortar store, according to a recent Google, Ipsos MediaCT, and Sterling Brands survey entitled, “Digital Impact On In-Store Shopping: Research De.
Study Shows that Shorter Email Subject Lines Deliver Higher Open Rates November 3, 2014 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News According to a recent MailerMailer analysis that examined almost 1.2 billion emails, email newsletters that had short subject lines (between 4 to 15 characters) had the best open rates in 2013.
SBA Program to Boost HUBZone Small Businesses in Federal Supply Chain October 31, 2014 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News In 1997, the Small Business Administration laid out a program to help small businesses in inner cities and poorer rural areas get three percent of federal procurement contracts. Seventeen years later, the program is still short of that target by nearly half.
Hispanic Businesses, Entrepreneurs Leading U.S. Small Business Growth October 28, 2014 - Posted by Dex Media Contributor to News The Small Business Association (SBA) is congratulating more than 3.2 million Hispanic-owned businesses and entrepreneurs. As Hispanic Heritage Month comes to what the SBA described as a “successful” close, the agency points out that millions of H ...