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5 Steps to Growing Your Business With Social Media & Email Marketing

Have you ever noticed how people talk about their marketing in “this” or “that” terms? As in, social media OR email marketing… and no in between. But that doesn’t sound right to you, now does it? Of course not! The two go hand-in-hand and I can promise you that when used correctly, they are one …

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8 Similarities Between Owning a Business and Running a Marathon

The two most overwhelming times in my life came within one year of another. The first was when I ran a marathon in Disney World two years ago. The second was when I started my business seven months ago. It’s no coincidence that those were the scariest (and most exciting) times of my life. The …

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8 Reasons Ignoring Social Media Is Bad For Business

Let’s face it: on the list of monetary priorities, social media may not rank very high. As a business owner, it’s easy to get caught up in paying bills, managing employees, finding clients, etc. But if you’re not careful, you’ll find yourself spinning your wheels with nothing to show for it.

I’m not going to give you a million reasons why you should invest in social media. Instead, I’m going to give you eight reasons why ignoring social media can hurt the business you’ve worked so hard to cultivate.

4 Things Holding Small Businesses Back From Marketing (are you making one of these excuses?)

It’s time to make a change. It’s time to step outside of your comfort zone and put yourself and your business out there. Sure, you could keep going along on the same course for the next few years, and maybe even make a small profit doing it. But you’re holding yourself back from the chance to grow your business in a way you never imagined.

Which Social Media Channel is Right For Your Business?

Remember when Facebook used to be the only social media channel? Now there are hundreds of platforms out there, each one promising to engage your audience and drive traffic to your website. Just because there are hundreds of channels out there doesn’t mean you should be on all of them. Less is more when it comes to social media. Too many companies try to tackle all of the channels and end up getting nowhere.