small business marketing

10 ways local businesses can compete with Amazon

It’s Amazon’s world, we’re just living in it. Or is it? Local businesses can do some surprisingly simple things to stay relevant.

Sep 12, 2017

Want to retain more customers? Get to know them first

Your business will make more money if you can keep customers coming back. We have tips and tools for doing just that. 

Sep 03, 2017

4 tips for building a great business website

Does the thought of making a business website make you anxious? Take heart and get started with a few easy steps. 

Aug 28, 2017

Irish Channel Pub: The power of knowing how your business stacks up

Those ups and downs in revenue, are they affecting your business exclusively or the entire local market? A restaurant in the nation’s capital is using data to find out. 

Aug 25, 2017

OnTarget Range: Hitting the mark with online reviews

Hitting the bullseye with online customer feedback has led to big things for this Illinois gun shop and firing range.

Aug 24, 2017

Interior Motif: A window into delivering high-touch customer experience

Small businesses that adapt to the times stay in business longer. Technology has been a key to Interior Motif’s impressive quarter-century track record of success.

Aug 23, 2017

The Gables Restaurant: How to turn complaining customers into repeat visitors

A historic, pre-Revolutionary War property in Pennsylvania’s beautiful Brandywine Valley is taking a modern approach to delivering great dining and event experiences.

Aug 21, 2017

LC’s Bar-B-Q: Making a local restaurant a national phenomenon

If you engage effectively with customers online, even a local brick-and-mortar business can build a national clientele.

Aug 07, 2017

Seafood Kitchen: Hooking customers for repeat business

When serving up great food and customer service isn’t enough, online reviews provide great opportunities to win back customers.

Aug 02, 2017

How to create a customer loyalty program today

Repeat business is more important than new business. Take a few small steps to increase customer loyalty.

Jul 24, 2017

How to Get Media Coverage – 25 Tips From the Pros (FitSmallBusiness)

By Jillian Ilao on July 3, 2017 | Editors and journalists receive hundreds of emails a day from people pitching stories. […]

Jul 20, 2017

How to get started with email marketing

Email marketing is 40 times more effective than Facebook and Twitter for helping businesses acquire new customers. Here’s how to do it right.

Jul 13, 2017

3 steps to take the leap and start a business

Inertia and fear are the only roadblocks to starting a business and becoming your own boss.

Jul 12, 2017

5 of Shark Tank’s most memorable entrepreneurs

ABC’s Shark Tank has turned small business owners into reality TV stars. Here are a few of the show’s most remarkable startup stories.

Jul 03, 2017

Aquarius Books: You don’t have to be psychic to get in customers’ heads

Back in 1989, Barbara Criswell had a great career as a vice president with a big life insurance company. Then […]

Jun 27, 2017

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