5 Kinds of Marketing That Most Businesses Take for Granted

According to the Small Business Association (SBA), a company’s marketing budget depends on the industry, business size and growth stage. Small businesses with less than 5 million in revenue should have a seven to eight percent marketing budget. Marketing is critical to the success of any business because it is the key to building and … [Read More…] 5 Kinds of Marketing That Most Businesses Take for Granted

6 Marketing Ideas Small Business Don't Usually Try (But Can)

Running a small business shouldn’t be difficult. Profiting from small businesses doesn’t have to be a lifetime task that drains your energy and sucks your soul. Yet, for most small businesses owners and management, that’s exactly how it is. It’s taxing, it’s a soul-sucking monster, and it demands more than it cares to give. Running … [Read More…] 6 Marketing Ideas Small Business Don’t Usually Try (But Can)

Local Business Blog

Guest post by Jeff Machado When people ask me the No. 1 change they should make to their website, I always the same thing: add a blog and update it often. But, the reality is starting a blog for your local business comes with unique challenges that can prevent you from gaining the momentum you need … [Read More…] 5 Traits of a Successful Local Business Blog