Is Your Business Idea a Good One? content marketing overcoming obstacles strategy Jun 05, 2024

Before you launch your business, it’s important to put in the pre-planning work. This includes making sure your business idea is viable. Although it may sound good out loud, a business idea with the potential for success is one that has taken the following things into account:

1. It solves...

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How to Build a Content Marketing Strategy content marketing strategy May 06, 2024

“CONTENT IS KING!” This has been the buzz phrase for a while now. But what does it really mean? And why should small businesses care?

Here are three reasons why content marketing is so important.

  1. IT BUILDS A RELATIONSHIP WITH YOUR AUDIENCE. Know, like and trust are the pillars around...
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Can a podcast help my business grow? content marketing strategy Apr 08, 2024

Content marketing is a strategic marketing approach focused on creating and sharing valuable and relevant content specifically designed to attract a clearly defined audience. The goal of content marketing is to drive prospects through the marketing funnel and ultimately guide them to a buying...

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Making Social Media Work to Meet Your Business Goals Requires a Plan. social media strategy Mar 04, 2024

Most business owners know they need to be on social media but may not have an idea why they are there. Setting up a Facebook account and posting when you think about it is not a plan. It’s an afterthought.

Your goals for social media should fit with your business planning as a whole. They...

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Why Every Business Owner Should Publish Their Own Book strategy Jan 04, 2024

As a business owner, you are likely good at something that solves a problem for someone. On that basis alone, you have the makings of a non-fiction book!

Publishing a book can become a powerful part of your business growth strategy.

  • Instant credibility and thought leadership. Before our...
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Six Small Business Marketing Activities Which Create Momentum strategy Mar 21, 2022

If you need a fresh idea or two to help kick your business momentum into gear, try one of the following marketing activities.

  1. DEVELOPING CONTENT is a great way to get you noticed in the marketplace. Don’t just develop any content, but rather focus on adding value or solving problems...
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9 Ways to Regain Focus When Feeling Overwhelmed overcoming obstacles Mar 21, 2022

As business owners, we often find ourselves feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Putting out fires, keeping up with the day to day and managing the drama that comes from working with employees and customers, can all leave us feeling out of control. Below you will find nine very practical and easy...

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Eight Ways to Surprise (& Delight) Your Customers customer experience Mar 21, 2022

Everyone loves a good surprise. Creating intentional strategies that surprise and delight your customers help build affinity and create loyal brand ambassadors. Sometimes it’s the smallest of things that leave the greatest impact on the customer experience.

  1. Send handwritten notes. Taking...
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15 Ways to Get Fresh Ideas Flowing Again overcoming obstacles Mar 21, 2022

Sometimes when I’m working on a creative project, I’m not feeling it. My brain is foggy, or I feel tired. Either way, creativity is stumped and so is the project. When this happens I have found a number of ways to kick start innovative thought and get the ideas flowing again.

  1. Ask a...
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Three Ways to Identify Growth Opportunities for Small Business overcoming obstacles Mar 21, 2022

As the marketplace changes, gaps emerge which can create opportunities for those ready to take advantage.

Entrepreneurs see opportunities where others see obstacles!

Three ways to identify growth opportunities in your small business –

  1. LISTEN. When we have our heads down in the day-to-day...
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Five things you can do if your business is struggling. overcoming obstacles Mar 21, 2022

Running a small business can be risky, and sometimes you can hit a rough patch.

There are a number of reasons why a business may start to struggle. It could be not enough cash flow, not pricing properly, a lack of business planning, or if could be you. Maybe you were too optimistic or...

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Six ways small businesses can lose customers (& what to do about it) customer experience Mar 21, 2022

Solving customer issues is a key to creating value in a customer relationship. Once you have identified potential customer pain points, you will know what you need to do to do to create an ideal customer journey. Establishing ways to listen to your customers is essential to learning what is...

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