Gelie Akhenbilt, of NetworkingPhoenix.com Phoenix’s Queen of Networking, reveals the secrets to meeting the right people at networking events.
So you’ve done your business plan, marketing plan, SWOT analysis – defined your competitors, did some research, defined your target market and you’re ready to start marketing your business on social media. However, did you ever stop to think that your social media competition is not just your competitors?
Social Media is not going away any time soon. You either have to embrace it, or get left behind in the dust. The info graphic below shows the 8 common social media marketing mistakes made by most newbies to the world of online marketing.
The motivation to start your own business may hit you suddenly, like lightning. It may burn inside of you for a time before you pounce on an opportunity. One thing that all small businesses have in common starting out is that each one starts with an idea.
No matter what business you’re in, there are one thing that you can’t deny – it’s all about the customer. Without customers, you have no business. Here are 5 simple tools – some of them that we either take for granted or unwillingly ignore – that if diligently practiced, should make your business pop!
When you hire someone to do work for you, you are entering in a contract of trust. You trust that the person or company that you’re hiring will do what they say they will do. And before you hired them, you did your research. You checked online reviews, you asked friends or family for a referral. (I don’t know about you, but I would only recommend someone whom I know and trust that they are reliable, and will do what they promise they will do.) How do you build that trust if you’re just starting out?
Using content marketing to build an audience and to keep an audience has to work together. People are not going to follow you on social media if you’re not providing great content that interests them.
Personal branding means being known as the expert. Here are some ways you can become an influencer.
Credit card processing is an unregulated industry. It is electronically based with no short cuts. Pricing is the biggest area of misinformation.
In tech support, we love information. And we want to get our hands on as much of it as we can. Here’s why: The more information you’re able to provide us, the easier it is to quickly and efficiently solve your problem. Narrowing down the issue is always the hardest part. Once you discover the specific problem, the actual fix is easy.