Thursday, August 25, 2011

3 Twitter Tips for Social Media Success

Twitter is a great tool for getting the word out about your business and establishing yourself as a credible source in your niche. You’ll want to make sure you are doing a few things right from the beginning, though. Here are three Tips for using Twitter effectively and to attract your ideal following: 1. Do [...]

June 27, 2011 by  
Filed under Customer Apprecation

  Would you like to get more customer referrals from your current customers?  Would you like to keep more of the customers you already have? Do you have a customer care campaign in place to do this? The simple act of sending a card is so effective on so many levels, it’s almost unbelievable. Yes, [...]

June 21, 2011 by  
Filed under Social Media Marketing Tips

  Are you wondering if social media is right for your business? Is it just a waste of time? Are people really paying attention? Is it just a fad? Word of Mouth results are staggering in social media. 25% of the search results for the world’s top 20 brands are links to user generated content [...]

Customer Appreciation Tips

June 14, 2011 by  
Filed under Customer Apprecation

In this tough economy, and anytime really, we know that it is easier to keep a current customer than gain a new customer. When a customer or client feels appreciated, they remain loyal and refer others to your business. In these days of technology, too many businesses are relying solely on technology such as email [...]

Social Media Saves a Small Tourist Town

Ever wonder if there is truly a return on investment with Social Media Marketing? It really doesn’t matter if you are a small business such as a Landscape Architect; CPA; Real Estate Agency; or a Tourist Destination, Social Media Marketing can do wonders for you business. Listen as partner Leslie McLellan shares her experiences [...]

5 Tools to Make Your Technology Life Easier and Portable

June 6, 2011 by  
Filed under Social Media Marketing Tips

One way to stay efficient and effective with Social Media and keep in touch with what is happening in your business is to use certain technology tools designed to assist with this. You don’t have to be a techno whiz to use any of these tools and they can really make a difference in your [...]

Is Technology Helping Us Gain or Lose

March 29, 2011 by  
Filed under Social Media Marketing Tips

  An interesting article recently poses the questions : As science and technology—including the Internet—offer us ever-increasing ways to supposedly expand our horizons and abilities, are we gaining something or losing something? Are we becoming more effective at the expense of our emotional well-being? If we have 2,000 “friends” on Facebook, are we less likely [...]

March 24, 2011 by  
Filed under Social Media Marketing Tips

Authenticity and Transparency in Social Media Really, four words sum up how to be authentic and transparent online – Be Your Honest Self! And, when you think about it, you already know how to be you, and I know how to be me. We don’t need to take some expensive course or read a “self [...]

Blogging For Success in Your Business

March 22, 2011 by  
Filed under Local Online Marketing

  As you probably know by now, blogging is a hot ticket in today’s Social Media and Online Marketing efforts. Many of your potential clients and customers are already visiting favorite blogs regularly. Is yours among them?   Local Business Marketing can be extremely enhanced by simple blogging on a consistent basis. It offers a [...]

Social Media is the New Customer Service

January 11, 2011 by  
Filed under Social Media Marketing Tips

Imagine having someone call and complain about your company or its products/services. You’ve probably had it happen at some point if you are running any type of business, right? Now, imagine a disgruntled customer sending a “tweet” out via Twitter to an audience of 2000 people; imagine if each of those 2000 people sent it [...]