Small Business Owners Why Digital Marketing Shouldn't Be OverLooked

Small Business Owners: Why Digital Marketing Shouldn’t Be OverLooked

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Full article with thanks to: digitalmarketinginstitute.com/blog/why-digital-marketing-is-important-for-small-business When small businesses get started, their focus is often on how to get the first customers through the door. They may rely on traditional forms of advertising, such as print ads, coupon mailers or even outdoor advertising. Businesses may believe that since they offer a good product or service, it’s just a matter of time until customers find their way to them. While this strategy may bring in a trickle of business, there is a better and easier way. Small businesses should consider the global marketplace of prospects online and benefit from converging their traditional and digital marketing. No small business, no matter how new, should overlook digital channels as a way to generate leads and convert interest into customers. Let’s look at the benefits of digital marketing and the ways online platforms can be used to help grow your business. Benefits of Online Marketing The …

Wow with your Website

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In this day and age, no business can afford NOT to have a website – but if you’re spending a lot of time, energy and money getting people to your site then once they’re there you need to know that, that effort hasn’t been wasted. Thankfully, these days it doesn’t cost the earth to get a good website done and in fact if you’re relatively computer savvy and you don’t need a website that is too complicated then potentially you could even develop one yourself! There are four elements that are critical for a successful website: Design & Development, Copy, Usability and Readability. I once read that a website should be like the 100m sprint – rather than a cross country.  Both are races but the sprint has a straight run from start to finish with nothing in the way until the runner has crossed the finish line.  The cross …