You might already know that we have the Big Ideas Blog as one of the ways share sales and marketing advice for small businesses. On it, you’ll read up on the latest helpful articles that help you take your next big idea and transform it into a successful small business.
We know that you wouldn’t want to miss out on the most popular entries, so every month, we’ll share highlights from the Big Ideas Blog.
- Day in the Life of a LinkedIn Newbie
We wrapped up a three-part series where we shared tips from our own perspective on how to get the most out of LinkedIn. Read all three parts [1, 2, 3] so you can quickly immerse yourself into the largest professional social network.
- Earn More Sales Leads: Make Google & Facebook Work For You
Are you using Facebook and Google Plus to generate leads? If not, you should consider the advice from entrepreneur and analytics expert Dennis Yu from BlitzMetrics. His earlier blog post helps you decide which social network you should spend more time on — it’s not what you think!
- Opt in Email: Maintaining Permission & Setting Expectations
Are you setting the right expectations in your email marketing program? Here are several great ways to set and reinforce proper expectations so you don’t spam customers and prospects.
- Use Twitter Effectively for Small Business (Video)
Do you Tweet to generate leads, sales and satisfy customers? If not, here are a handful of tips from yours truly on how to use Twitter for small business.
- 3 Things Small Businesses Should Know about Facebook
We know that Facebook is often a wise and necessary marketing activity that benefits small businesses, but do you know how to get started? Here are some handy tips from Justin Lafferty, co-editor of AllFacebook.
- Demystifying Instagram and Pinterest for Small Businesses (Video)
Our Social Media Specialist, Heather Dopson, shared helpful advice for small businesses looking to increase exposure, creativity and sales across these visually centric social networks.
Every week, we publish about a dozen useful and insightful ‘big ideas’ to help your small business succeed. Read more of them, head over to the Big Ideas Blog and be sure to follow, like and circle the Big Ideas team so you receive our updates right through your social networks.
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