June 27, 2019

Found Bytes Episode 4: Outreach with Dana DiTomaso & Jessie Low

Note: Found Bytes is produced for the ear and designed to be heard. If you are able, we strongly encourage you to listen to the audio […]
June 21, 2019

Introducing Our Summer Reading Series for Local Businesses

Happy official first day of summer! Among the sun and the sand and the backyard barbeque, one of the best bits of summer is refreshing your […]
June 18, 2019

How to Use Google Tag Manager to Make Sense of Your Analytics

Google Tag Manager (or GTM) is one of those “hidden gem” bits of functionality that can make your marketing analytics way more digestible. But the learning […]
June 13, 2019

4 Ways You Can Manage Your Business Reputation Through Social Media

Did you know 85% of people trust online reviews as much as a personal recommendation? And, 49% of consumers say a business needs at least a […]
June 12, 2019

Found Bytes Episode 3: On Customer Feedback & Reputation with Aaron Weiche

Note: Found Bytes is produced for the ear and designed to be heard. If you are able, we strongly encourage you to listen to the audio […]
June 4, 2019

ThriveHive’s Summer Marketing Guide for 2019

Summer can be a sticky time of year for local businesses; some seasonal businesses deal with your customer base drying up, while others deal with a […]
May 30, 2019

Found Bytes Episode 2: Google as Your New Homepage with Mike Blumenthal

Note: Found Bytes is produced for the ear and designed to be heard. If you are able, we strongly encourage you to listen to the audio […]
May 29, 2019

Use This Month’s Google Rank Checker Tool

Curious about a Google rank checker? Learn how you can get all the details about the state of your local business listing on Google each month […]
May 23, 2019

Uncover Hidden Gems In Your Google My Business Reviews

When it comes to local businesses, online reviews (and specifically Google My Business profile reviews) are King and Queen. In fact, 9 out of 10 people […]
May 22, 2019

Found Bytes Episode 1: On Presence with Joy Hawkins

Note: Found Bytes is produced for the ear and designed to be heard. If you are able, we strongly encourage you to listen to the audio […]
May 10, 2019

Engaging With Your Community During National Small Business Week

As National Small Business Week comes to a close, we thought this would be a great time to talk about engaging in your larger community. Engaging […]
May 8, 2019

Customer Appreciation Ideas for National Small Business Week

Now that you have your promotions underway, it’s time to talk about showing some love to the most essential part of any business: your customer. Your […]
May 6, 2019

Celebrating National Small Business Week 2019

Happy National Small Business Week! Go ahead and give yourselves a pat on the back for all the hard work you’ve done to build your business. […]
April 22, 2019

How to Build a Culture of Productivity

Collaboration goes a long way toward furthering your marketing objectives. As a small business owner, you have your eyes on the future (e.g., team growth, brand […]
April 22, 2019
ThriveHive's Google My Business Data & Trends

ThriveHive’s Google My Business Data & Trends

We’re super excited to announce our next free data resource, our Google My Business Data & Trends report. For this free online resource, we looked at […]
April 18, 2019
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Is Your Business Moving? What You Should Update Online

Moving locations has always been a challenging moment for any small business. And with more and more customer searches happening on mobile, getting found on Google […]
April 18, 2019
ThriveHive Guided Marketing Platform Update

ThriveHive Guided Marketing Update

We have an important announcement to share with you in regards to the ThriveHive Guided Marketing Platform. As of May 18, 2019, two social features will […]
April 8, 2019

Ask the Experts Webinar Recap

We did a little experiment for our most recent webinar, Ask the Experts: How to stand out on Google. When registering, we asked participants to submit their […]
April 8, 2019

ThriveHive’s 2019 Q1 Guided Advertising Trends

With Q1 behind us, we wanted to take a moment to review the state of online advertising for local businesses to help us all prepare for […]
April 2, 2019

Quick and Easy Fitness Marketing Techniques That Work With Your Routine

As a fitness business owner, your schedule gets booked fast. Keeping up with classes, clients, trainers and maintaining your facility doesn’t allow much time for a […]
March 25, 2019
How to Create and Claim Your Google My Business Listing

How to Create, Claim, and Verify Your Google Business Listing [2019]

An easy step-by-step guide to creating, claiming, and verifying your business on Google. It's time to get your business on the map and get found by more local customers!
March 18, 2019
How to Contact Google My Business Support

How to Contact Google My Business Support

Getting on Google My Business and maintaining your listing can get hairy. There are dozens of common challenges business owners face, such as problems accessing your […]
March 16, 2019
Tips for Planning Out Your Marketing

Tips for Planning Out Your Marketing Strategy

Every business needs a marketing strategy, but no two businesses are alike. There are no one-size-fits-all strategies for marketing your business, but there are some key […]
March 15, 2019
Tools for Coming Up with Blog Content

10 Helpful Tools For Coming up with Blog Content

Producing content regularly can have a ton of benefits for your business including increased online visibility and brand awareness. But blogging regularly has its challenges, one […]
March 13, 2019
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What’s New with Perch: Connect with Your Customers in One Inbox

Perch has big news today! We just released some exciting new features to make it easier for you to interact with customers, prospects, and improve your […]
March 11, 2019
What You Need to Know Before Your First Business Tax Appointment

What You Need to Know Before Your First Business Tax Appointment

Here are some tips to help you make the most out of your first and future appointments with a CPA for your business.
February 27, 2019
Tips for Writing Your Google My Business Description

8 Tips for Writing Your Google Business Description

Now that you’ve got a Google My Business listing created and up to speed, it’s time to fill in the one section you’ve been putting off: […]
February 26, 2019
Examples of Loyalty Discounts

Learn From These 5 Excellent Examples of Loyalty Discounts

Without a doubt, you feel very appreciative of the many loyal customers that continue to stand by your business. But how do you show that appreciation, […]
February 25, 2019
Questions to Ask About Your Competitors

8 Questions You Must Ask About Your Competitors

Every business has competitors. Depending on your industry and your value proposition, you may be in a Thunderdome-style war of all against all, or you may […]
February 22, 2019
Benefits of PPC Advertising

Answer the Locals: The Most-Asked Questions from Your Prospective Customers

Monitor and respond to questions on your Google My Business Profile in Inbox, and see what questions customers are most frequently asking businesses in your category […]
February 19, 2019
Is Google My Business Free

Is Google My Business Free?

For more help with getting found, standing out, and getting chosen on Google, head to our Google My Business Knowledge Center below:
February 19, 2019
Who Can Have a Google Business Listing?

Who Can Have a Google My Business Listing?

If you own a business of any kind, you’ll inevitably be faced with the ever important question: should your business be on Google? Now, we’re not […]
February 18, 2019
What is Google My Business

What is Google My Business and How Does it Work?

Understand where your Google My Business listing appears, how it helps your business, and how it differs from Google Maps and Google Plus.
February 18, 2019
Tips for Planning Out Your Marketing

The Smart Way to Plan Your Marketing Strategy

Many small business owners mistakenly think they can succeed with an on-the-fly approach to marketing. Others think they can get away with using just one channel […]
February 17, 2019
Why Isn't My Business Growing?

Why Isn’t My Business Growing?

The dreaded plateau. Most small businesses experience it at some point. You’ve seen revenues increase as you reach more and more customers until you eventually see […]
February 16, 2019
How to Get More Out of Small Business Conferences

How to Get More Out of Business Conferences

Maybe you’ve scrimped and saved to budget a trip to the industry conference this year because it’s crucially important to you—or maybe your boss is making […]
February 15, 2019
Ways to Market Your Small Business Better

10 Ways to Market Your Small Business Better

Successful small business marketing—or any marketing, for that matter—involves planning. It encompasses the deliberate setting of and progression towards goals. It revolves around strategy. So what […]
February 14, 2019

How Do You Get Found on Google?

February 14, 2019
Tips for Adding Photos to Your GMB Listing

Tips for Adding Photos to Your Google My Business Listing

So, your Google My Business listing is complete (or is it?), fully verified, and live on the web for potential customers to see—now what? As with […]
February 13, 2019
Why People Aren't Buying From You

Seven Reasons People Aren’t Buying From You

Feel like you're spinning your wheels only to lose business to competitors? Here are seven gaps you could potentially need to fill in to start converting more leads into customers.
February 12, 2019
How to Create Effective Google My Business Posts

How to Create Effective Google My Business Posts

At first glance, the Google My Business (GMB) platform may just seem like another way for your business to gain some “real estate” in local searches. […]
February 11, 2019
How to Respond to Google Reviews

How to Respond to Google Reviews

Reviews are a powerful marketing tool, and free word-of-mouth advertising for your business! We have put together some guidance on how to respond to positive and […]
February 7, 2019

How to Rank Higher on Google

February 7, 2019
How to Add Attributes to Your Google My Business Profile

How to Add Attributes to Your Google My Business Profile

The Google My Business platform uses attributes to help users better understand the businesses they are searching. Attributes differ by industry and may include payment information, […]
February 6, 2019
How to Get Your Business on the First Page of Google

How to Get Your Business on the First Page of Google [2019]

February 6, 2019
How to Resolve Duplicate Business Listings on Google

How to Resolve Duplicate Business Listings on Google

Multiple listings can exist for a business in Google, however duplicate listings violate Google’s Guidelines. It’s important to resolve duplicate listings for your business for a […]
February 5, 2019
How to Verify Your Google My Business Listing

How to Verify Your Google My Business Listing

As a business owner, you must verify your Google My Business listing before you can take control of it and make improvements. Verification of your Google […]
February 4, 2019
How to Add Categories on Google My Business

How to Add Categories on Google My Business

The categories you choose in Google are critical to ensuring the right customers are finding your business in Google Search and Maps. You may have the […]
February 1, 2019
5 Last Minute Ideas for Valentine’s Day Marketing

5 Last Minute Ideas for Valentine’s Day Marketing

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and if you’re like most business owners, you’re constantly looking for ways to engage your customers or potential ones. […]
February 1, 2019
Google Posting Tips And Examples

Google Posting Tips And Examples

Active posting on Google is a powerful way to promote your business in interesting new ways. Google now lets you add free posts directly to your […]
January 31, 2019
How to Monitor Updates to Your Google Listing

How to Monitor Updates to Your Google Listing

From time to time, Google may update your listing. It’s important to regularly check for changes and review them for accuracy. How to Monitor Updates to […]
January 30, 2019
How to Add Your Phone Number to Google My Business

How to Add Your Phone Number to Google My Business

Your phone number is an important component of your business profile. It’s not mandatory, but we highly recommend you add it!   How to Add Your […]
January 29, 2019
How to Add Your Hours to Google

How to Add Your Hours to Google

Consumers often use Google to quickly check when a business is open. It’s important that your business hours are readily available and correct. Why you should […]
January 28, 2019
Why a Professional Website is Worth it

Why a Professional Website is Worth it

Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock, you know about the importance of having a website for your business. But perhaps you feel that your business is […]
January 25, 2019
How to Post on Google

How to Post on Google

Google posts are intended to promote your business and drive customer action. Active posting on Google is a great way to boost your online presence, promote […]
January 24, 2019
10 Things Every Local Business Owner Should Know

Ten Things Every Small Business Owner Should Know

It’s hard enough to keep up with running your business, let alone the best ways to market it. This post was written to help you stay […]
January 23, 2019
Ways to Use LinkedIn for Small Business

20 Ways to Use LinkedIn For Small Business

LinkedIn’s focus on job searching and professional networking makes it a valuable platform for small business entrepreneurs. There’s a lot you can do on LinkedIn beyond the […]
January 22, 2019
Free Tools for Email Subject Lines

7 Free Subject Line Tools to Boost Your Email Opens

Research has long proved that your subject lines can be the difference between your emails being opened, immediately trashed, or sent straight to the spam folder. Here […]
January 21, 2019
How to Manage Your Online Reputation

How to Develop and Manage Your Online Reputation

January 18, 2019

How to Rank Higher on Google Maps

January 18, 2019
10 Faceboook Ad Targeting Tips for Small Business

10 Facebook Ad Targeting Tips for Small Business

Online advertising has many benefits, but you can only experience them if you know how to run a campaign properly. It’s important to know how to […]
January 17, 2019
The Importance of Brand and Marketing Consistency

The Importance of Brand and Marketing Consistency

When building a brand, one of the most important things to consider is the tone of voice and frequency you want to maintain. Brand and marketing […]
January 16, 2019
How to Achieve a Successful Google My Business Profile

How to Achieve a Successful Google My Business Profile

Google My Business. This free tool is gaining importance but do you know how to use it successfully? Google is always changing, and Google My Business […]
January 15, 2019
Example Emails for Small Business Owners (1)

Example Emails for Small Business Owners

The objective of your emails may be simple, but coming up with the content for them never is! We know the struggle, so we’ve created a […]
January 14, 2019
Benefits of a Google My Business Listing

6 Benefits of Having a Google My Business Listing

January 11, 2019
How to Create a Unique Value Proposition

How to Form Your Unique Value Proposition

If you’ve been in business for any length of time, you have probably heard the phrase “unique value proposition.” You may have dismissed it as yet […]
January 10, 2019
Ways to Improve Your Small Business Website

10 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Website

January 10, 2019
Guide to Posting on Google My Business

Your Complete Guide to Posting on Google My Business

One of the best features of Google My Business that sets it apart from other listing platforms is the ability to communicate directly with existing and […]
January 9, 2019
Small Business Marketing Trends for 2019

5 Small Business Marketing Trends for 2019

The New Year is here. What’s going to be happening in the world of small business marketing? Google of course, as well as personalization, more automation, […]
January 8, 2019
7 Ways to Strengthen Your Team

7 Ways to Strengthen Your Team

Working cohesively with others can be difficult, challenging, and even frustrating at times. Getting a group of people to work towards one common goal requires a […]
January 7, 2019
Best Advice For Opening Up Your Business

Best Advice For Opening Up Your Business

Opening a business can be nerve-wracking, time-consuming, and expensive. There are many moving pieces that go into opening a business, and it can be difficult to […]
January 4, 2019
7 Website Metrics Every Small Business Should Track (1)

7 Website Metrics Every Small Business Should Track

January 3, 2019
Professionals Every Business Owner Should Work With

5 Professionals Every Business Owner Should Work With

As a business owner, you wear a lot of hats, but sometimes it makes sense to take the hat off and work with a professional. While […]
January 2, 2019
Top Tools for Planning for 2019

Top Tools for Planning for 2019

With 2019 upon us, you are probably looking to make some changes to your productivity and organizational toolkit. The start of a new year provides a […]
January 1, 2019
Time Saving Hacks for 2019

Time-Saving Hacks for 2019

The beginning of a new year is the perfect time to reassess where you could make some changes and adjustments. As a small business owner, time […]
December 28, 2018
How to Save Time with Your Business

How to Save Time with Your Business

Opening and operating your own small business can be incredibly time-consuming. As a small business owner, free time is something that sometimes feels more like a […]
December 27, 2018
The Best Lead Magnets for Small Businesses

Best 20 Lead Magnets for Small Businesses

Email marketing continues to reign as one of the most effective ways to build an audience and convert it into a client base. In order for […]
December 26, 2018
How to Succeed with Email Marketing in 2019

How to Succeed with Email Marketing in 2019

December 25, 2018
How to Cut Costs for Your Small Business

8 Ways to Cut Costs for Your Small Business

December 24, 2018
How to Get More Check-Ins at Your Business

6 Ways to Get More Check-Ins at Your Business

December 21, 2018
How Are Customers Finding My Business?

How are Customers Finding My Business?

December 20, 2018
Do online reviews affect seo?

Do Online Reviews Affect SEO?

As a business, trying to crack Google’s organic ranking algorithm can be a difficult task since there are so many moving parts factored into the equation (more […]
December 19, 2018
The 10 Best Social Media Marketing Strategies for 2019

The 10 Best Social Media Marketing Strategies for Small businesses

Have you joined the bandwagon and begun using social media to market your small business? If so, that’s wonderful! However, as you know, what constitutes effective […]
December 18, 2018
Tips for Working From Home

Tips for Working From Home

Working from home is a great way to eliminate your commute, boost your mood, and get some much-needed self-care in. For many business owners, their home […]
December 17, 2018
Customer Feedback Questions to Improve Your Business

12 Customer Feedback Questions to Improve Your Business

One of your best resources is your current customer base. You should do more than sell to them, though. If you reach out to current clients […]
December 14, 2018
Examples of Effective Yelp Profiles

11 Examples of Effective Yelp Profiles

December 13, 2018
Facebook Page Management Tips

Facebook Page Management Tips

December 11, 2018
Why The Mobile Experience Matters More Than Ever for Local Search

Why the Mobile Experience Matters More Than Ever for Local Search

Chances are, you found this blog post after scrolling feeds on your phone—the same phone you’ll use to search for something later today that you don’t […]
December 10, 2018
How to Create a Holiday Gift Guide

How to Create a Holiday Gift Guide Your Customers Will Love

December 10, 2018
10 Tips for Writing Marketing Emails that Convert

How to Write Marketing Emails That Convert

There’s nothing worse than spending time and effort on marketing emails but getting nothing back. “What am I possibly doing wrong?” you think. It may come […]
December 8, 2018
How to Host a Retreat

How to Host a Retreat

A retreat is a great way to bond with your best clients, and when executed effectively, can help to strengthen customer loyalty, improve sales, and create […]
December 6, 2018
Side Income Strategies for Business Owners

4 Easy Side Income Strategies for Business Owners

December 5, 2018
How to Get Speaking Engagements

How to Get Speaking Engagements

For any business owner, getting your name known and out into the community can be challenging. Creating brand awareness is often accomplished through social media, digital […]
December 4, 2018
How to Get on Google's Local Pack

3 Ways to Get Your Business on Google’s Local Pack

November 30, 2018
Tips for Distributing Your Small Business Marketing Budget

How to Distribute Your Small Business Marketing Budget

November 29, 2018
How to Protect Your Business from a Cyber Attack

How to Protect Your Business from a Cyber Attack

With the internet era in full swing, numerous risks come alongside the slew of benefits associated with digital business interactions. Cyber attacks are more common than […]
November 28, 2018
12 Tax Deductions for Your Small Business

12 Tax Deductions for Your Small Business

The end of the year can often be a hectic time for small business owners. Between all the holidays, you may feel like your yearly taxes […]
November 27, 2018
December Instagram Ideas

December Instagram Ideas

For a small business owner, December is the busiest month of the year. Between holidays, tax season approaching, and the end of the 4th quarter, free […]
November 26, 2018
How to Effectively Reach Your Target Customers (1)

How to Effectively Reach Your Target Customers

You can market until you’re blue in the face, but if you aren’t trying to appeal directly to your target audience, you are likely wasting your […]
November 25, 2018
How to Improve Your Online Reviews

How to Improve Your Online Reviews

November 24, 2018
How to Get a Small Business Loan

How to Get a Small Business Loan

Every business needs financing of one kind or another, either as part of their initial formation, or in the form of a cash infusion after the […]
November 23, 2018
What is Newsletter Marketing?

What Is Newsletter Marketing?

Many types of marketing, like traditional advertising, try to get the audience’s attention by interrupting them when they are in the middle of some other activity […]
November 22, 2018
What is Influencer Marketing?

What is Influencer Marketing?

November 21, 2018
How to Improve Your Google Business Listing

How to Improve Your Google My Business Listing

Perhaps you just created a Google My Business listing, or perhaps you’ve had a listing for a while. Let’s talk about how to make that listing […]
November 20, 2018
How to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing

How to Optimize Your Google My Business Listing

Google My Business itself is not a public-facing, searchable directory (such as Yelp), BUT  your listing on Google My Business is what many other public-facing, searchable directories pull from.
November 19, 2018
How to Create a Plan for Small Business Saturday-4

How to Create a Plan for Small Business Saturday

November 19, 2018
How to Show Up on "Near Me" Searches

How to Show Up in “Near Me” Searches

Small businesses readily rely on consumers in their own backyards, as opposed to a national audience, to keep their doors open. So what are you doing […]
November 18, 2018
How to Create a Plan for Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday Promotion Ideas

November 18, 2018
Inbox Management Tips for Business Owners

Inbox Management Tips for Business Owners

For most small business owners, email is a communication tool that is either very important or mission-critical. Email is the place where reports come in from […]
November 17, 2018

Get Noticed on Small Business Saturday

But amid all the hustle and bustle (and pushing and shoving) on Black Friday, be sure to save some energy for an even more important day - Small Business Saturday! Now in it’s 4th year running, we celebrate mom-and-pop shops with Small Business Saturday. Here are a few tools to get noticed this holiday season!...
November 17, 2018
How to Repurpose Holiday Content

How to Repurpose Holiday Content

For a small business owner, the holiday season is often the busiest time of year. While the winter months can bring about a burst in sales, […]
November 16, 2018
How to Provide Customer Service through Social Media

How to Provide Customer Service Through Social Media

Now a common way to engage with businesses, it’s no wonder that many people turn to social media seeking customer service. They see it as a […]
November 15, 2018
ROI Metrics to Consider Before Financing Your Marketing Plan

6 Important ROI Metrics to Consider Before Financing Your Marketing Plan

November 14, 2018
Holiday Hashtags

Top Hashtags to Use for the Holidays

Hashtags serve many purposes, but in terms of marketing a business, they: Expand your business’s visibility on Instagram Express your post message Support your brand message […]
November 14, 2018
8 Time Saving Holiday Marketing Tips

8 Time Saving Holiday Marketing Tips

The holidays can be a busy time of year for small business owners. From making sure your marketing encapsulates the spirit of the season, to the […]
November 13, 2018
Must-Dos for Growing a Small Business

5 Must-Dos For Growing a Small Business Successfully

Business growth contributes to longevity. This is especially true in the case of small businesses, 70% of which don’t survive their tenth year in business (Source: […]
November 12, 2018
Holiday Business Promotion Ideas

20+ Holiday Business Promotion Ideas to Get More Customers

During the holiday season, it’s easy to get caught up in a flurry of activity and not spend the time necessary ramping up your holiday marketing […]
November 12, 2018
Business Costs You Haven't Planned For—Yet

4 Business Costs You Haven’t Planned For—Yet

November 9, 2018
How to Market on Social Media

How to Market on Social Media

No matter what kind of product or service you offer, social media is one of the few marketing channels that can benefit all businesses. With millions […]
November 9, 2018
Fundamentals of a Social Media Campaign Strategy (1)

Fundamentals of a Successful Social Media Marketing Campaign

When it comes to marketing your business, your campaigns must meet two requirements: they need to drive your business goals while also satisfying and engaging your […]
November 8, 2018
Holiday Instagram Post Examples and Ideas

Holiday Instagram Post Examples and Ideas

November 8, 2018
Examples of Marketing Expenses

Examples of Marketing Expenses

November 7, 2018
How to Build a Community

How to Build a Community

Building a community is more than just creating brand loyalty—it’s building a customer base that identifies with your culture, mission, and values. Turning your customers into […]
November 6, 2018
Holiday Email Subject Lines

30+ Effective Holiday Email Subject Lines

The holidays are upon us and holiday business promotions are too! In addition to sharing your season’s greetings and holiday sales across social media, make sure […]
November 6, 2018
Why You Need a Google Business Listing (1)

Tips on Updating Your Google My Business Listing

Updating or editing your Google listing isn’t difficult, but many business owners overlook it. There is a lot more value in your online business listing than you think.
November 6, 2018
Ways to Market on a Tight Budget

10 Ways to Market on a Tight Budget

November 5, 2018

15 Content Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

November 5, 2018
The Importance of Business Listings (2)

Get Listed, Get Found: The Importance of Business Listings

Just as there are unsung heroes on every sports team, the world of marketing has their own unsung heroes, and you need to be sure you are fully recognizing them. With Social Media taking center stage these days, it’s easy for less glamorous marketing tools to become lost in the shadows. Online business listings are a crucial element of your marketing strategy. If your contact information is wrong, how are customers going to find you?...
November 3, 2018

Small Business Saturday Ideas

Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to celebrating and supporting small businesses across the nation. Shoppers may be eager to support small business and shop […]
November 2, 2018
Instagram Holiday Giveaway Ideas

Holiday Instagram Giveaway Ideas and Examples

Social media contests on Facebook or Instagram are easy ways to promote your business, expand your following, and get new customers.  Deals and giveaways are always […]
November 2, 2018
How Does Blogging Work for Business

6 Ways Blogging Works for Business

November 1, 2018
Benefits of Marketing Automation for Small Business

6 Benefits of Marketing Automation For Small Businesses

Growth is oftentimes one of the hardest challenges many small businesses face today. Not because they lack the necessary talent to get there, but because they […]
October 31, 2018
How to Find a Mentor

How to Find a Mentor

Finding a mentor as an entrepreneur is a vital step in your journey to success. Every entrepreneur should be seeking advice from as many channels as […]
October 30, 2018
November Instagram Ideas

November Instagram Ideas

We know that the fall and winter months can get a little dreary, so be sure to keep your Instagram content bright and cheery! With the […]
October 29, 2018
Reasons Small Businesses Fail (and How to Avoid Them)

Four Reasons Small Businesses Fail (and How to Avoid Them)

October 26, 2018
How to Increase Employee Retention Rates

How to Increase Employee Retention Rates

Finding high-quality, long-term employees can sometimes feel like an impossible task. In the last decade, the workforce has changed dramatically from long-term careers to job hopping […]
October 25, 2018

December Facebook Ideas

October 24, 2018
Ways to Get Help for Your Small Business

5 Ways To Get Help For Your Small Business

October 23, 2018
November Facebook Ideas

November Facebook Ideas

October 22, 2018
How to Start a Social Account From Scratch

How to Start a Social Account From Scratch

Social media is a valuable marketing asset to build up and maintain. Not only is social media free publicity and brand awareness, but also a great […]
October 19, 2018
How to Find Part Time Help

How to Find Part-Time Help

Finding quality, part-time help, especially around the holidays, may seem like an impossible task for your small business. Hard-working employees are not only difficult to find, […]
October 18, 2018
10 Ways to Appeal to Your Target Audience

10 Ways to Appeal to Your Target Audience

October 17, 2018
Best Hashtags for Gaining Followers

The Best Hashtags For Gaining Followers on Social Media

October 16, 2018
Traits of Successful Business Owners

10 Traits of Successful Small Business Owners

October 15, 2018
The Beginner's Guide to Small Business SEO

The Beginner’s Guide to Small Business SEO

October 12, 2018

How to Promote Your Business Online for Free

There are a plethora of options when it comes to online advertising, but if you can get the milk for free, leave the cow in the […]
October 11, 2018
How to Deal with Failure

How to Deal with Failure

While we wish we could be successful in everything we do, the reality is that at one point or another, we’ll face failure. Whether your mistake […]
October 10, 2018
Small Businesses That Are Doing Blogging Well

Small Businesses That Are Doing Blogging Well

Building a successful and well-crafted blog for your business is an important step to turning website visitors into customers. An effective and active blog on your […]
October 9, 2018
How to Properly Repost on Social Media

How to Properly Repost on Social Media

There are many benefits to incorporating reposting into your social media marketing plan. Reposting is an excellent way to engage with your followers and interact with […]
October 8, 2018
The Importance of Social Media Monitoring

The Importance of Social Media Monitoring

October 5, 2018
Time Saving Tips for Social Media

10 Time-Saving Tips for Social Media

Building a strong social media presence for your small business has never been more important. Over 88% of small to medium-sized businesses use social media as […]
October 4, 2018
Getting Back to Your Business After Maternity Leave

Getting Back to Your Business After Maternity Leave

With the rise of entrepreneurial mothers entering the labor force, we have come to also recognize the increase in women choosing to return to work after […]
October 3, 2018
Halloween Promotion Ideas for Your Small Business

Halloween Promotion Ideas for Your Small Business

October is full of tricks, but your Halloween promotions should be full of treats! Holidays always provide a great opportunity to offer special sales, discounts, and […]
October 2, 2018
Local Marketing Ideas

10 Local Marketing Ideas

October 1, 2018

9 Sales Promotion Examples

October 1, 2018
How to Be Successful on Social Media

How to Be Successful on Social Media

September 28, 2018
How to Show Up in Directory Searches

How to Show Up In Directory Searches

September 27, 2018
Tips for Choosing Small Business Insurance

Tips for Choosing Small Business Insurance

Is there anything more exciting in all the world than business insurance? The blood-tingling thrill of actuarial tables, the on-the-edge calculation of policy premiums, the xcj;kladfldksda;. […]
September 26, 2018
How to Collect Customer Feedback

How to Collect Customer Feedback

Feedback is one of the most valuable things you can receive from your customers. Not only will it help you improve your business, but it will […]
September 25, 2018
Budgeting Tips for Business Owners

10 Budgeting Tips for Your Business

Making and keeping to a budget is a critical skill both in personal life and for business owners. Fiscal discipline and money management aren’t optional if […]
September 24, 2018
Examples of Effective Email Marketing Campaigns (1)

Examples of Effective Email Marketing Campaigns

September 21, 2018
How (and Why) to be Transparent

How (and Why) to be Transparent

September 20, 2018
Examples of Facebook Bios for Your Small Business

9 Examples of Facebook Bios for Your Small Business

In the ever-changing digital landscape, having a powerful social media presence is more important than ever before. While it may seem cliche, first impressions matter a […]
September 18, 2018

Five Reasons Your Small Business Needs Social Media Marketing

When it comes to social media marketing, many small business owners feel one of two things—that it hasn’t been successful for them, or that it’s already […]
September 17, 2018
10 reasons to have a marketing plan small business

10 Reasons to Have a Marketing Plan for Your Small Business

September 13, 2018
What Does a Business Listing Service Do

What Does a Business Listing Service Do?

September 12, 2018

The Importance of Online Marketing

“I don’t have time for it.” “It would be too hard to learn and I don’t want to pay anyone to do it.” “My business will […]
September 11, 2018
How to Increase Prices without Losing Customers

How To Raise Prices Without Losing Customers

September 10, 2018
10 Ways to Strengthen Your Client Relationships

10 Ways to Strengthen Your Client Relationships

September 7, 2018
How to Promote Your Instagram Account

7 Ways to Promote Your Instagram Account

Instagram is one of the most popular social networks in the world. It has millions of active users. By joining, you open the door for your […]
September 6, 2018
Online-Advertising-Basics

Online Advertising Basics

Regardless of industry, products, or services, just about every business can benefit from online advertising. With people spending larger portions of their day lost in smartphones […]
September 5, 2018
Which Facebook Ads Work Best?

Which Facebook Ads Work Best?

September 4, 2018
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10 Reasons to Have an Email Newsletter For Your Small Business

September 3, 2018

October Facebook Ideas

August 31, 2018
Digital Marketing Strategies that Work

6 Digital Marketing Strategies That Work

Digital marketing. Even though you know it’s essential to the success of your business, it’s something you’re hesitant to dive into head first. With so many […]
August 30, 2018

Benefits of Social-Local-Mobile (SoLoMo) Marketing

August 29, 2018
Why Video Advertising Works

Four Reasons Video Advertising Works

August 28, 2018
How to Improve Customer Satisfaction with Your Business

How to Improve Customer Satisfaction With Your Business

August 27, 2018

How to Make Drone Marketing Work for Your Business

The use of drones in advertisements, social media, and pop culture has taken the world by storm. Marketers and business owners see the value in adopting […]
August 24, 2018
September Instagram Post Examples

September Instagram Ideas

August 23, 2018
3-Ways-to-Modernize-Old-School-Marketing-Tactics

3 Ways to Modernize Old-School Marketing Tactics

August 23, 2018
How to Create a Digital Marketing Plan

How to Create a Digital Marketing Plan

August 23, 2018

10 Ways to Get Your Business Involved in the Community

August 22, 2018

How to Apply the 80-20 Rule to Your Business

August 21, 2018

The Importance of Social-Local-Mobile Marketing

Not that long ago, the top question on every marketer’s mind was, “What’s my mobile strategy?” Today, it’s simply just “strategy”. Mobile is the zeitgeist; apps […]
August 20, 2018

5 Ways to Get More Customers From Instagram

Instagram is arguably the most popular social media site among millennials and young adults. With endless customizable options, such as Stories, GIFs, and filters, it has […]
August 19, 2018
How to Run a Successful Instagram Advertising Campaign

How to Run a Successful Instagram Advertising Campaign

Instagram is steadily gaining on the world’s most popular social network, Facebook, and now has over 1 billion active monthly users. While Instagram hasn’t claimed first […]
August 18, 2018
How to Measure and Increase the Effectiveness of Your Marketing

How to Measure and Increase Your Marketing Success

August 17, 2018
How To Find Hashtags For Your Business

How To Find Hashtags For Your Business

  This post was written February 23, 2016 and updated August 27, 2018
August 17, 2018
Best Team Building Activities For Your Small Business

Best Team Building Activities for Your Small Business

Effective teamwork is the cornerstone of any successful organization, but working with others can often be overwhelming, even for the most patient employees. Being able to […]
August 16, 2018
10 Local Advertising Ideas for Small Business

10 Local Advertising Ideas for Small Business

August 15, 2018
How to Save Money with Your Small Business

How to Save Money With Your Small Business

August 14, 2018
How a Virtual Assistant Can Help Small Businesses

Should You Hire a Virtual Assistant for Your Small Business?

August 13, 2018
How to Deal with Competition in Business

How to Deal With Competition in Business

August 12, 2018
Productivity Tools for Business Owners

11 Powerful Tools to Boost Small Business Owners’ Productivity

August 10, 2018
August Instagram Post Examples

August Instagram Ideas and Examples

August 10, 2018
How to Show Your Value to Customers

How to Show Your Value to Customers

August 9, 2018
What Are Drip Emails and How Do They Work?

What are Drip Emails and How Do They Work?

August 8, 2018
How to Pitch Your Business

How to Pitch Your Business

August 7, 2018
How to Influence Your Customer's Purchasing Decisions

How to Influence Purchasing Decisions