Category Archives: Small Business Marketing

3 Things Every Nitty-Gritty Small Business Marketing Plan Needs

OK, it’s time for a little clarification. When we say “nitty-gritty” marketing plan, we’re talking about that down-and-dirty document you and your colleagues refer to every month. It’s the working doc—the blueprint—that keeps your marketing on track, rather than the … Continue reading

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PR Crisis: What to Do When Scandal Hits Your Industry

Sometimes you’re doing everything right and simply minding your own business, when wham! Out of nowhere, scandal erupts within your industry. Even though it’s on the periphery, the scandal could still touch you and shake your customers’ confidence in your … Continue reading

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Hey, Wake Up! Order Your 2015 Calendars Now!

So, um, it’s the first week of December. Did you follow our advice and order your promotional calendars in the fall? If yes, you rock. If not, well, what are you waiting for? Check out the calendars below and get … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of a Kick-Butt Editorial Calendar

‘Tis the season when we’re shopping, wrapping, and planning—and we don’t just mean planning the office holiday party. We’re talking about all the planning we’re doing for our marketing in 2015, with one of the biggest items being the all-mighty … Continue reading

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Email Marketing – How Much is Too Much?

It’s appropriate that we’re posting this article as we approach Black Friday and Cyber Monday, two of the biggest shopping days of the year and a time when we’re all inundated with messages, reminders, and offers in our inboxes.

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The 411 on CRM for Small Business

You’ve probably encountered this acronym before—CRM. What does it mean and why should a small business owner care about it? Read on to find out.

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Content Marketing 101: What to Ask a Content Creator

They go by many names: freelance writer, copywriter, content strategist, and content creator. Basically, this person provides the words that define your business, which is why you need to make sure he or she is up to snuff and knows … Continue reading

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