Play Search to Win
Get found in search. That should be your first goal for all online activity. More than 80 percent of searches are conducted on Google, which rewards businesses with high search rank when the content they share is relevant to what customers are seeking. Your message matters. Good information that’s consistently updated is what you need.
Tell Your Story
You’ve done good work for customers, finding solutions that fit into their budgets and delivering them on time. Your employees are smart and well trained, the best in their fields. You’ve invested in the latest tools, technology and can outperform competitors. So don’t be shy about what your business has done and can accomplish.
Social or Bust
Nearly three-fourths of Internet users in the U.S. are active on at least one social network. Most of them check out businesses on social networks before buying? Consumers want and expect to meet you online. Business owners don’t need to “get” social media. The just need to know their customers do.
To get the most out of your online resources, you’ll want to plan and coordinate what you say and do on your business websites, social media, blogs and e-newsletters. We created a calendar to help you keep track of all your great ideas for articles, updates, photos and videos. You can use our template to(…)
What a talented group. Congratulations to all of the 2014 Mercury Awards honorees and winners recognized by AAF Dayton. I appreciate being mentioned with these top-performing folks. The Mercury Awards honor professionals in advertising, media, education and vendors who support advertising creative services. Mercury is the Roman god who was the messenger to the gods and(…)
Best answer: It depends on the nature of your business — and when your business fans, customers and target prospects use Facebook. That said, engagement is 18 percent higher on Thursdays and Fridays. That means more people do something with what you share on your business page on these days. That something might be liking(…)
How to Select Your Brand Introducing Your Business Minute, the best 60 seconds you will spend for your business this week. For 2014, we will introduce you to business owners who’ve agreed to talk about what makes them push so hard to grow their businesses as well as share the lessons they learned to hit(…)