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.
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.
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(…)
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(…)
Our awesome panel today – @ChrisCelek @MrSkyblurr @bryansuddith @briandaviddrew #NMDayton pic.twitter.com/hAvwppjoRi — New Media Dayton (@NewMediaDayton) January 10, 2014 This morning I had the privilege of leading a panel discussion at New Media Dayton about how to tell stories that attract customers to your business. Smart folks like Brian Drew, a digital marketing specialist at(…)
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(…)