How to Create a Simple Yet Powerful Social Media Strategy that Skyrockets Sales and Increases Traffic

How to Create a Simple Yet Powerful Social Media Strategy that Skyrockets Sales and Increases Traffic

Do you look at your Facebook page’s plummeting reach and wonder if you should move to another network?

Have you been struggling with justifying the humongous amount of time you spend on social media with the minuscule returns you’ve been seeing?

Maybe you’re just frustrated with how you need to keep flinging things at it in the hope that something may just stick?

I hear you.

You aren’t the only one in this seriously shaky social media boat.

Nearly everyone who approaches us for social media services expresses frustration, overwhelm, and even, disappointment with it.

And you know what the single-step solution to all of this is?

3 little words.

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3 Simple Ways to Improve Your Marketing (And Keep Your Business from Slowly Dying)

“As with any business, if you’re not morphing, and changing, and growing — you don’t have to be growing huge but growing — you’re slowly dying.” – Andrew Martin, owner of Honey Pot Hill Orchards

Scary when you think about it, isn’t it?

If your business isn’t growing, it’s slowly dying.

As a business owner, you’re constantly trying to figure out how to bring new people in and how to retain existing customers and how to improve your marketing. It’s true for new and established businesses.

There’s good news though. A few simple tweaks to your marketing efforts can have major impact on your ability to generate repeat business and find new customers.

Interviewing successful small business owners for the Small Biz Stories podcast, I’ve observed things they’re doing well with their marketing and identified areas for improvement.

Use these three tips to improve your marketing and keep your business growing.

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The Top 4 Things the NFL Can Teach You About Marketing

I’m very happy to feature a guest post from Laura Petrolino today. As you’ll see, Laura has a favorite past time: football. When you read her bio at the end of the post, you’ll ask the same question I did: “how does this woman have time to watch football?” She does, though, and this post is proof that she gets a lot out of it! –Pamela Wilson

brand marketing with tips from the NFL

Football is like life — it requires perseverance, self-denial, hard work, sacrifice, dedication and respect for authority. –Vince Lombardi

brand marketing with ideas for your business from LauraFootball is more than a game. It is about strategy, about fully utilizing your resources, about adjusting to sudden change … and, of course, about pleasing your fans.

We can learn a lot about life from the game of football. Whether it be business, personal, spiritual or psychological; many of life’s great questions can be answered by analyzing the way things are done on the field, and marketing is no exception.

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