The Complete Guide to Instagram Marketing for Small Businesses

In today’s day and age, social media marketing is an essential tool for small businesses—especially those looking to build brand awareness and garner an audience without a hefty marketing investment. And while Facebook might be the platform most often used by businesses, Instagram is not one that should be overlooked, particularly if you wish to…

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7 Ways to Grow Your Small Business

Starting your own company is a challenge, but expanding and growing your business might be even more difficult! A good idea is just that—an idea—until you get a solid marketing plan behind it. If you want to expand that idea into a successful, profitable company, you’ve got to put in some work to grow your…

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5 Pages Every Website Should Have

A website is a must-have for every business. But not all websites are created equal. If you want a site that benefits your clients—and therefore your business—you should follow site-building best practices to ensure your site is informative, easy to navigate, and paints your business in its best light. For example, you should make sure…

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How to Use Retargeting Ads to Build Your Brand

Retargeting ads are everywhere, used by businesses of every industry and size—and if your business doesn’t use them, it should! Think of retargeting as “reminder marketing”; after a visitor has left your site, you can have an ad follow them to another website to remind them about your brand or your company. Done right, retargeting…

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4 Ways to “Touch” a Lead Without Being Annoying

Converting leads to clients is all about following up, right? After all, the lead that gets ignored is the lead that gets away. But in an age where we’re all overloaded with junk emails, ads, and promotions, closing that sale is about more than just following up. There’s a difference between persistence—and becoming an annoyance…

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Email Marketing 101: Build a Following & Grow Your Biz

You’ve spent hours crafting a beautiful website for your business—but the truly tricky part is getting people to actually see it! It takes time to develop SEO and rank on Google searches. Fortunately, there’s a way to jumpstart your business following and get your name out there (which will help boost your SEO!). It’s as…

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7 Signs It’s Time to Update Your Website

A good website is an invaluable resource, both to you as a small business owner and to your clients. First and foremost, your site helps get your name out there to attract new customers. Secondly, it’s an easy way to relay imperative information—like your address and phone number. And thirdly, it allows you to interact…

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Why Your Small Business Needs a Blog

Nowadays, a big part of business is done online. Customers find products, services, and service providers on the internet—through web searches, social media, and online reviews. So for small businesses, it’s crucial to have a strong internet presence, regardless of your industry or line of work. And blogging can be a great way to bolster…

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Digital Ads 101: Getting Started on Online Advertising

You probably know that business success is all about gaining clients. And gaining clients starts with getting your name out there where potential customers can see it. But in today’s digital age, that has become a little more complex than a printed sign, an ad in the newspaper, or even a TV commercial. Today, digital…

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Building a Website for SEO (Search Engine Optimization)

Why build a website? The most obvious reason is to provide a place where clients can find out more information about your business: what you do, what you cost, how to get in touch with you, your past projects, etc. But say a would-be client doesn’t know you exist—can they find your website via Google?…

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