Go Mobile First
Most U.S. consumers now own a smartphone and the majority of Internet use in the United States has switched from websites to mobile devices, including phones and tablets. Increasingly, people search on a mobile device for information about the products and services they intend to purchase. Your business must be ready for them.
It’s All About Them
Customers want to know one thing — how will you help them solve their problem. They’re looking for information and new ideas. Let them see you as helpful, supportive and connected to the things they care about — putting you in position to do business when they’re ready.
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.
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(…)
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(…)
What’s one of the first questions that people ask you about your business? Your answer establishes your brand. What will customers see and hear about you when they search online for the products and services they want today? How your business looks, sounds and comes across on the web defines your brand. Or, as Mike(…)
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(…)