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Social Media and Your Business: Google Plus

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In my previous blog posts, I’ve gone over the ways your small business can use Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Video to reach potential clients. One social media platform that is discussed less often is Google Plus. Google and SEO: Google Plus has a much smaller market share than the prominent social media outlets like Facebook or Twitter. However, one of …

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Email Marketing for Your Small Business

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Email marketing is an amazingly cost-effective way to communicate to a wide network of potential customers about your small business. If you are thinking about starting an e-newsletter for your business, here are a couple of basic ideas to help make it run smoothly: Make it easy to subscribe – and unsubscribe. Your website should feature a quick and easy …

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Social Media and Your Business: Video – Vimeo, Youtube, Vine

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Social media is a great way to expose new customers to your small business. According to Digitalsherpa, 63% of users prefer to be able to access information about businesses through social media searches. My past blog posts have focused on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Now it’s time to discuss video, which can be incorporated into all of these social media …

Farming Flyers

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Although a main focus of Green Bag Designs is marketing and graphic design, my background in real estate has given me extensive knowledge of the local real estate market and experience working with real estate agents. In fact, I still hold my real estate license in the state of South Carolina and work with many real estate agents, both residential …

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Social Media and Your Business: Instagram

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Now that we’ve already discussed Facebook, Twitter, and for your small business, it’s time to talk about Instagram. Instagram is a photo sharing social media tool, with over 400 million active monthly users. Cross-link: One of the best ways to use Instagram for your business is to cross-link it through other social media platforms. Each platform promotes the other in order …

Postcards

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I offer graphic design services as well as website design for a variety of small businesses. One popular service I provide in conjunction with graphic design is postcard marketing. What they do: Postcards are a great, cost-effective way to market your small business and get a strong return on your investment. Businesses can target different messages to different audiences in …

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Social Media and Your Business: Twitter

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In one of my earlier blog posts, I discussed the importance of Facebook in the social media universe. Facebook may be the leading social media platform, but there are a variety of other tools available for small businesses in the social media space. Over 974 million Twitter users worldwide use the platform to check news, share information, and connect with …

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Search Engine Optimization (SEO)

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Most businesses in today’s world have an online presence. When someone uses a search engine like Google to look for a business, he or she is more likely to choose webpages in a search listed near the top of the search results page. So how do you get your webpage at the top of the search results? The answer is …

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Social Media and Your Business: Facebook

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With over 1.3 billion monthly users, Facebook is the largest social media tool available for your small business. According to Dan Levy, Facebook’s Director of Small Business, over 30 million local businesses have created an active business Facebook page. If you want to grow your business online, you cannot ignore the influence of Facebook. When potential customers search for a …

Using PowerPoint as a Tool for your Small Business

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Since 1990, small business owners have used PowerPoint to present information about their services to potential clients. PowerPoint can be an effective tool to communicate your best ideas, but like any tool, if you use it incorrectly, it can be a detriment rather than benefit. Remember that PowerPoint is a tool for you to use to make your pitch better. …