Finding the Time to Manage Your Social Media

Finding time to do your social media marketing

If I had a dime for each time someone said to me, “There’s not enough time in the day to run my business never mind doing social media!”, I’d be rich. Yes, Social Media is free to use, but it takes Sweat Equity. Here’s a how to manage your day effectively to be able to prioritize, actually get stuff done and not drive yourself insane!

Don’t Dive in Without a Plan!

Don't dive in without a plan!

“If you fail to plan, you are planning to fail!” Ben Franklin said it first and it still holds true for every business. You cannot dive in with out a plan! It’s like taking a road trip – having a plan to guide you makes sense. Back in February of 2005, I embarked on a… Read more Don’t Dive in Without a Plan!

Marketing Effectively on Social Media on a Shoestring Budget

Are you throwing money down the drain advertising online?

As a small business, budgets are tight. And, any entrepreneur knows that marketing – especially social media marketing – is a key factor for any business that wants new customers. However, today’s social media and digital marketing tools, are free to use if you know how to use them properly and effectively. Sure there are… Read more Marketing Effectively on Social Media on a Shoestring Budget

A Free Boost for Locals with Google My Business

Google My Business

In a recent post, I told you about the change in Google My Business (GMB) – it’s just for local brick-and-mortar businesses. (E-commerce and home-based businesses click here.) Once you have your GMB account set-up and the verification postcard is on it’s way, or if you’re already verified (You’ll see the blue check mark), you… Read more A Free Boost for Locals with Google My Business

How to Use Branding and Color for Your Online Image

your brand

Branding in today’s digital age is way more than just having a nice logo, a catchy tag line and a pretty website. Whether you’re just starting out or your business needs a new look, this is the place to start. In this video, I show all aspects of online branding covering: websites social media graphics… Read more How to Use Branding and Color for Your Online Image