Tag: small business

Here’s What Small and Large Businesses Value in Digital Ads

There are more differences between large and small companies than their advertising spending budgets. If you’re planning on selling digital advertising to either type of company, you need to understand what’s important to them.

Digital Marketing Mistakes that are Costing Small Businesses Money

Are you having trouble selling your digital marketing services to small business prospects? It may be because you’re misunderstanding what their goals and weaknesses are.

Empowering Small Businesses Through Social Media

According to Visual Objects, 62% of small businesses consider social an important part of marketing and 88% are planning on investing more in social media. But which ones are of the most interest to your small business clients and prospects?

Why Small Businesses Need Websites

If one of your clients is a small business owner who doesn’t think they need a website, you need to let them know just how wrong they are. According to a Search Engine Land article written by Greg Sterling, a social media page and a minor Google presence are not good enough for consumers.

How to Convince Small Businesses They Need Websites

When a friend recommends a new business to you, you probably head straight to their website to look up their location, explore their products, and figure out their range of prices. So, why do nearly 40% of small businesses not have websites?

Technology is on the Top of Half of Small Business Owners’ Investments Lists

CIT Direct Capital, the national online small business lending unit of CIT Group, today announced the results of its new survey conducted by The Harris Poll revealing that nearly three out of four small businesses in the U.S. plan to expand their product and service offerings this year.

Specialization is How Small Agencies Can Win Business from Big Ones

It’s difficult being a small ad agency going up against the big kids on the block. However, that may be because a lot of smaller agencies overlook this key competitive advantage.

Close to Half of All B2B Product Researchers Are Digital Natives

Digital natives who grew up with the internet and smartphones have transformed the way B2B buyers research purchases, qualify vendors and make purchases — changing the rules of the game for marketers and product managers, Harvard Business Review reports.

Bricks-and-Mortar Stores Should Be Marketing Their Mobile Apps

“Any all-digital business can benefit from adding an app to the marketing mix,” Nabeena Mali writes for AppInstitute. “But bricks-and-sticks businesses can enjoy equal – even greater – gains. With tech ever-advancing and developers getting ever more creative, this list barely scratches the surface.”

Know Where SMBs are Headed for 2018

From crowdfunding, to diversification, to tech startups, Groupon sees trends emerging among its small business clients. Here are six top small business trends to look for in 2018, as laid out by Groupon’s Jacqueline Emigh.

90% of SMBs Plan to Hire in 2018 — Depending on Budget

From launching new products to making new hires, here is what small businesses are excited about in the new year. Ninety percent of small business owners plan to hire one to two new employees in the upcoming year, just one of the many ways in which small businesses are poised to evolve and expand, according to the results of a new nationwide survey released by Microsoft Store.

New Study Shows Flat Engagement for Small Business Saturday

SalesFuel’s Small Business Saturday free white paper vital to helping businesses boost participation on Nov. 25 Small Business Saturday this year is November 25 and in advance of it, SalesFuel is releasing its free white paper, “2017 Small Business Saturday Shoppers: Helping Small Businesses Compete with Big-Box and Online Giants.” In it, SalesFuel uses data

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