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  • Empyr Partners with Vendasta to Expand Its SMB Reach

    … their stores, and how much money they spent. This service will be branded under Vendasta with Empyr providing the software behind it all. Carder says his company works with partners such as Vendasta, who already have relationships with SMBs, to pursue this market. Each time Empyr adds a new publisher means more potential revenue for Vendasta, he says…

    Street Fightin Affiliate- 23 readers -
  • Research Roundup: Comparing Franchisees and Independent Professionals

    … As background research in support of Street Fight’s forthcoming Local Merchant report, I came across some good surveys focused at opposite ends of the local small business spectrum: franchise operators and self-employed professionals. Comparing the results, it feels like, though the industry is selling these groups the same marketing and commerce…

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  • Tried and True Marketing Tactics SMBs Can Borrow From Premium Brands

    … If there’s one thing “premium brands” share, it’s a retail experience that caters to the customer’s wants, needs and desires. The mantra is always “yes” — no matter how ridiculous the demands. As a result, premium brands often emphasize a set of “hand crafted” attributes: a unique and genuine look and feel both online and off; an appeal…

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  • SMBs Plan to Increase Digital Marketing Budgets (Report)

    … that small and midsized businesses plan to take this year. The GetResponse study of 200 U.S.-based SMB decision-makers was conducted at the end of 2016 and provides insight into both the trends that lead the marketing industry as a whole and the specifics for SMBs. Overall, 70 percent of the study participants said their digital and web-based marketing…

    AllFacebookin Social Mobile EMail- 25 readers -
  • Sponsored Content: Using Your Website as a Customer Engagement Tool

    … This post is the third in a new sponsored series from Vivial. Customer engagement is all the rage. As behavior and preferences are shifting, the marketing world is recognizing that today’s consumer is not interested in a sales pitch. Instead, today’s consumer wants personalization, useful information and content that helps make a connection…

    Street Fightin Content- 14 readers -
  • 10 Digital Media and Marketing Predictions for 2017

    … 2016 has been a year of shifts in social media, technology and digital marketing. Influencer marketing went mainstream, the internet became all about video and every digital marketer is looking for a way to connect business outcomes to their social media efforts. So what’s in store for 2017? We queried a panel of digital marketing…

    AllTwitterin Google Facebook Twitter- 51 readers -
  • Small Business Owners Aren’t Using Instagram (Survey)

    … Small and midsized businesses with fewer resources and smaller social marketing teams usually allocate their resources carefully, which likely means focusing on fewer sites with larger audiences. With less overhead for social campaigns, small businesses could be more agile and take more chances. Yet most seem reluctant to take a chance…

    AllTwitterin Social- 13 readers -
  • Millennials Driving Change in Marketing, Media (Report)

    … examines how millennials influence marketing and what that means for the industry. Millennial marketers are adapting to the changing market a lot faster than their baby boomer counterparts. Among the 500 small and midsized businesses surveyed, millennials spend 58 percent of their budget on digital media, compared with 14 percent of boomers. Similarly…

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  • What Twitter Moments Means for Small Businesses

    … A little more than one year ago, Twitter announced a new feature: Moments. At that time, the new feature was to be curated by a team at Twitter, as well as some big-name partners such as Entertainment Weekly, Fox News, NASA and BuzzFeed. Then, a little over two months ago, Twitter opened up the Moments feature to a broader group of creators…

    AllTwitterin Social Twitter- 27 readers -
  • Selling to SMBs: AIDA and The Conversion Zone

    … I’ve had the pleasure of working alongside a number of elite companies as they’ve experienced the Technology Adoption Life Cycle (or as I like to call it, the bell curve ride), as portrayed in Geoffrey Moore’s book Crossing the Chasm. I’m often asked by entrepreneurs and venture capitalists alike to explain what changes throughout the course…

    Street Fightin EMail- 13 readers -
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