What’s Your Niche? And Why You Need One

target market

Do you even have a niche? If anyone can buy your product or service, then no one will – unless you identify your target! Who’s your perfect customer? You need to create a target market persona. Give the person a name. Define everything clearly. Demographics: Age Gender Children/Family Culture/Race Location – local, national, global Income… Read more What’s Your Niche? And Why You Need One

What is Digital Marketing? [Infographic]

Digital Marketing word cloud

Digital marketing is today’s marketing. It encompasses: Your website, optimized for the search engines (SEO) and able to capture leads Content marketing Video marketing Email marketing Social media marketing Search engine marketing Pay-Per-Click online advertising Mobile marketing Mobile advertising Crowdfunding Webinars Video conferencing The infographic below by Melissa Ralph, explains some of what’s involved. However,… Read more What is Digital Marketing? [Infographic]

When Outsourcing – Keep it Local

Should you outsource your social media marketing?

Sure you want to save money, but it may cost you big time in the long run! What am I talking about? Outsourcing your website, graphics, blog and/or social media design/implementation services. It starts with your marketing budget. It’s tight, but you know you have to have an online presence with a website and social… Read more When Outsourcing – Keep it Local

Customer Service and Social Media: Are You Losing Sales?

Customer focus for better reach

Customer service is now in real-time. With the increased use of social media, people are more likely to tweet a question or post a complaint on Facebook before picking up the phone. It’s up to the businesses to monitor their social media – either their brand, user name, or a hashtag. Be Where Your Customers… Read more Customer Service and Social Media: Are You Losing Sales?

The Pinterest Differece: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore It!

Pinterest for Exposure and SEO

The two most misunderstood social media networks are Twitter and Pinterest. If you’ve watched any of my videos, or taken any of my social media marketing classes, I liken the social networks to cars. Twitter is like a sports car – fast, newsy, it’s life in a 280 characters or less. It’s great for exposure… Read more The Pinterest Differece: Why You Shouldn’t Ignore It!