I asked a client, “Who’s you’re target market?” He replied, “Everyone!” Yikes! Unfortunately, not like back in the day of the Yellow Pages, you can’t place an ad or two in the local paper or the YP and expect to get results. Each social media network has its own audience — a distinct user base.… Read more How and Where to Best Reach Different Generations on Social Media [Infographic] – Updated!
Since I’ve been working in online marketing for over 20 years now, I’ve seen well-meaning business owners attempt to do their own marketing and fail miserably. Moreover, their failures and mistakes were 100% preventable had they asked an expert for help. Did they want to save money? Did they think they could understand the technology?… Read more Are you Making these Digital Marketing Mistakes?
In this climate of deeply divided political and cultural issues, it’s very easy to offend someone just by replying, retweeting even posting on the wrong social media account. Now, if you happen to work in politics or a religious organization, this article isn’t for you. It’s expected to see those types of posts on your… Read more Why You Need to Keep Business and Personal Social Media Separate
I usually try to avoid posting social media stats as they change so frequently, but I couldn’t resist this concise infographic from Angie Gensler is very well done. It clearly showcases the major social media networks, with good data, to help you decide which one(s) to focus on for your business. Remember, you don’t have… Read more Social Media Stats to Help You Choose the Best Network for Your Biz
Endeavoring to market local brick-and-mortar businesses organically (non-paid) is actually fairly simple when you take advantage these 3 free tools: Instagram, Google My Business and Facebook. How one local business managed to increase Facebook reach when others were losing theirs… You may have read — and I’ve written on the subject — that due to… Read more How to Market Local Brick-and-Mortars for Success: 3 Free Tools