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Small Business Budgeting

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

Small business budgeting is a requirement when you’re an entrepreneur.  From networking with new clients to marketing costs to developing a website to building your brand, there are key components to starting a business, and they all cost money.  Small business budgeting is imperative in order to maintain a bountiful, well-established company, and it’s not as hard to keep your …

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6 Ways Building a Website is Like Building a House

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

*Building a website is like building a house! Each has a specific layer that must work together with the other components to stand strong* Every business needs a website.  However, we know the idea of building a website, with all of the terminology, vocabulary and rising costs, can be extremely intimidating.  This in itself can cause people to forgo websites …

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The Best Video Equipment for Video Marketing

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

We consulted with our videographer to bring you the most affordable and best video equipment for your video marketing, Tik Tok and Instagram Reels! Video Marketing In case you didn’t know it, video is a major player when it comes to digital marketing. With apps like Tik Tok and features like Instagram Reels, it’s important to incorporate video into your marketing …

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Google My Business and Why Your Small Business Needs It

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

What’s Google My Business?  Google My Business is a tool that enables business owners to manage and optimize their company in Google’s local search rankings.  If you’ve ever seen a box on the right side of the page pull up on a local Google search, that is a Google business profile.  Were you aware anyone can set up a business …

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12 Free Ways to Promote Your Small Business in 2021

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

Our gift to you is 12 free ways to promote your small business in 2021!  Digital marketing is on the brink of a major shift. Can you feel it? Marketing strategies are moving back to where they should have been all along: building relationships with clients, reliable relationships and customer service, 100% client satisfaction, and a wonderful customer experience.  One …

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Small Business Saturday Amid Covid

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

What is Small Business Saturday?  Believe it or not, Small Business Saturday was created by American Express! The thriving credit card company believed smaller, more localized shops were at the core of America’s neighborhoods, and smack dab in the middle of the 2010 recession the #shopsmall movement and Small Business Saturday® was born!   When is Small Business Saturday? Small Business …

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Don’t Let Social Media Scare You

In Social Media, Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

Don’t Let Social Media Scare You! Small business owners are afraid of social media because it’s such a large beast. Just remember: Consistency is key! Don’t Let Social Media Scare You We hear it all the time.  Small business owners are afraid of social media because it’s such a large beast they truly don’t know where to begin! So, instead …

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The Benefits of a Marketing Strategy Session

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

Now is the time to consider the benefits of a marketing strategy session for your small business. With ever changing technology and new and improved digital marketing techniques,  the benefits of a marketing strategy session are critical to helping your business scale.  Benefits to a marketing strategy session include:  One on One Time: A marketing strategy session offers you one on …

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How the Marketing Rule of 7 is More Like the Marketing Rule of 11

In Tips & Tools by Chris Majernik

The age-old adage, the marketing rule of 7, basically means a prospective client or customer needs to see or hear your message at least 7 times before they take action and buy your product or use your services.  In the days of Covid-19 and social distancing, reaching new customers is harder than ever before. Because of that, we believe, the …

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American Disabilities Act (ADA) and Website Compliance

In Tips & Tools by Amber Forbes

Did You Know the American Disabilities Act (ADA) Extends To Websites?  *The American Disabilities Act and Website Compliance are two things a lot of people in business don’t know about. With a large increase in lawsuits its time to make sure your website meets ADA standards* The American Disabilities Act (ADA) is a federal law which protects those with physical …