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.
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.
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.
Are you a good fit as a sponsor for WordCamp Dayton? Yes, if… ■ You run a WordPress or tech business and want to share your products with developers and users. ■ Your business uses WordPress for its own website or you’ve otherwise benefited from WordPress. ■ You have a service or product you want to(…)
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(…)
When ever a business owner says to me, “I don’t use Facebook and I don’t plan to use it”, I ask them how many of their customers are women. Next question: How many of the people you want to become new customers are women? And, then, do these prospects use Facebook? Facebook users are 53(…)
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(…)