When a recession happens, businesses become fearful and cut back in various areas, including ad spending. Studies have pointed out the advantages of maintaining or increasing ad budgets during a weaker economy. Those advertisers that maintained or grew their ad spending increased sales and market share during the recession and afterward. Talk to us about cost-effective ways to promote your … Read More
Video is for everyone.
I am always advising clients that they are the best salesmen for their business. ScottiDesign’s job is to help clients use the internet to spread their sales message. Video is incredibly effective for small businesses but many clients are hesitant to use it. We can provide high quality productions but often a simple home made video on YouTube is very effective. … Read More
How to add an admin to your Google+ page
Good question from a client. How do you add an additional Administrator to your Google+ page? There is a limit of how many admins you can add but it is pretty large around 50 admins.
Technology is always pushing us!
It is really no secret that “Cloud” based services and mobile devises (Tablets) will rule in 2013. Here is are some more thoughts on what you can expect in 2013. Give us a call if you would like help with your online marketing. Technology trends come and go but some are here to stay. Small business owners should expect to … Read More
Top 10 Heads Of State On Twitter.
PRESIDENT OBAMA again maintained the top spot of all world leaders, with a vast 24 million followers, adding 15 million followers in one year. 2012 was an election year, therefore, the Twitter account continued to be managed by the presidential campaign staff. Obama continued to occasionally post his own tweets, signed with his initials. The 2012 re-election of President Obama … Read More
6 Internet marketing tips for relationship managment
Internet marketing = Relationship Marketing When everything you do revolves around your community – customers, fans, followers, employees, etc. – the answer is clear. You will have the reputation, loyalty and love that keeps your business alive and thriving. You will have a connection with your audience, and that’s the key to success for your company. Take the focus away … Read More
10 Things You Didn’t Know About Yelp
Don’t under estimate the power of social media. I find I use Yelp often especially when traveling. As a business owner it is worth your time an effort to learn about these sites and use them to your advantage. I get asked about #10 on this list all the time, avoid the “The Streisand Effect.” Here is a great list from Todd Wasserman of 10 things … Read More
The most cost effective advertising
This post originally appeared on the American Express OPEN Forum, This is something we have talked to many of our clients about social media the most cost effective advertising and is impossible to ignore 5 Signs Your Small Business Should Be on LinkedIn 1. You Employ 1-50 People LinkedIn distinguishes companies by many factors, not the least of which is … Read More
16 Ways you get more attention.
Here are 16 ways you can get more out of your business using Public Relations techniques. Issue a Press Release Issue a SEO Press Release Share a story idea with a reporter Send out product for review Send product to a local radio show Send out a media advisory Send out a photo advisory Hold a press conference “Localize” or … Read More
Pinterest: Everything You Wanted to Know About 2012?s Hottest
A client was the first person to alert me to Pinterest so I signed up and I am surprised how many friends have contacted me about it. It is clearly developing into a major social media website. Here is a good article if you want to learn a little more. http://mashable.com/2012/02/14/pinterest-daily-users-are-up-125-percent/
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