Small Business

    • What Is the Essential Digital Marketing Bundle for Local Businesses?

      In this regular Street Fight feature, local marketing gurus David Mihm and Mike Blumenthal kick around some of the biggest ideas affecting the local search ecosystem and the broader industry. Send an email or leave a comment if you have specific topics that you’d like them to touch on in future columns! David: Hey Mike, feels to me like it’s been a weird month with the late e ...

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    • Celebrate and Support Small Business! #ShopSmall

      On November 26, I’m celebrating and supporting Small Business Saturday® and all the small biz owners I know, love and work with! It’s a special day created so communities can show their love for small businesses both “brick and mortar” and virtual, like mine and most of my clients. And it wouldn’t be a celebration without people like you joining us! So mark your calendar for N ...

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    • How You as an Entrepreneur Can Benefit from WOMM Part Two

      In Part One of this series, we saw how certain savvy entrepreneurs avoid hiring outrageously expensive marketing agencies. Instead, they get their customers and other vendors to gladly help spread the word for them at no additional cost. In Part Two, you will discover another proven, low-cost, unconventional way of consistently generating potentially profitable, viral, word o ...

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  • 4 Amazing Gadgets to Help You Work Smarter

    … With the world of business becoming an increasingly competitive domain, the onus is on businessmen and women to seek as many advantages as possible. There are meetings to attend, strategies to devise, and key decisions to make. Time is one of the greatest resources when it comes to running the day-to-day operations of a business…

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  • The Small Business Guide: Tips and Tools for Building Your Business

    …This small business guide is the perfect reference for small business owners who must navigate marketing, accounting, sales, and customer service. Don’t waste time toggling between tabs when everything you need to know is in one convenient location! Business Writing Resources It’s Just an Email…Right? 5 Types of (Not So) Professional Emails Top 7 Email Marketing […]…

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  • Personal Branding: How to Build Your Brand in 4 Simple Steps

    …When you think of personal branding, superstars come to mind—icons such as Oprah Winfrey, Mark Zuckerberg, Kim Kardashian, and Ellen DeGeneres. With such giants in the public sphere, it’s easy to forget that personal branding doesn’t always result in national news coverage, a multi-million-dollar TV show, or a personal clothing line. Sometimes…

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  • SEO and Small Businesses – Is It Worth It?

    … results. If you aren’t able to pull traffic to your site from Google through SEO, you’re missing out on the most ROI-rich investment in the marketing world. So, what is it? Chances are, you’ve probably heard some about Search Engine Optimization already. SEO is a set of strategies that people use to get their sites to show up in Google, and thus get…

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  • 2016 Small Business Social Media Trends Trump Understood

    …, check UMass Dartmouth’s small business social media use.) Buffer surveyed 1,252 respondents. They represent small businesses. This makes sense since larger organizations with more resources invest in more sophisticated, integrated social media and martech (aka: Marketing Technology). 74% of respondents work for companies with 50 or less employees…

    Heidi Cohen/ Heidi Cohenin Social- 14 readers -
  • Where Can I Find Funding For Small Business Growth?

    … Financing growth for your small business can be a tricky prospect – but for the vast majority of companies, it is critical. Without finding investment, you will struggle to get through tough periods, expand, or maybe even survive. So, funding is essential for most – but where do you find it? We’ve pulled together some ideas for you to get…

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  • How You as an Entrepreneur Can Benefit from WOMM

    …, using a simple marketing template example. Your Best Lead Generation Strategies Should Be Effective, Not Fancy Let’s suppose you run a fairly successful, upscale, single location, up-and-coming retail jewelry store. And you’re constantly looking for some effective, non-traditional, low-cost, creative ways to strategically get the word out without…

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  • Three Simple Ways Savvy Small Business Owners Can Increase Their Profits Now! Part Two

    … So did you notice in part one of this ongoing series, how some of today’s savviest small business owners, service providers and or startup entrepreneurs, routinely increase their long term gross profits for literally pennies on the dollar? And how they’re able to do so, without (initially) having access to (either) large sums of investment…

    Growmapin Mobile- 13 readers -
  • 3 Simple Ways Savvy Small Business Owners Can Increase Their Profits Now!

    …(Especially If They’re Working On A Razor Thin Shoestring Budget!) So have you noticed how the vast majority of extremely cash strapped small business owners startups and or service providers/entrepreneurs market their businesses. For some odd reason, initially, a staggering 95% or more of them will go for the outrageously expensive, traditional…

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  • New Report Shows Urban SMBs Do Better with Agency Help

    … Street Fight’s new analysis, The Urban SMB Report, indicates that local business owners in big cities get better results from their digital marketing efforts by not doing it themselves. The more they outsource, either to internal staff or to an agency, the higher their satisfaction rating. But there is room for improvement. In order to better…

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