How Social Media Can Help a SMB Thrive

Clinton Taylor

An increasing number of small business owners are using social media to grow their businesses, and it’s becoming clear why. Social media is a cost-effective marketing and communication channel, that serves as one of the best ways to reach and connect with your target audience. More and more people are using social media to help them make buying decisions and searching for the products and services they need on social media platforms. While many small business owners have leveraged the benefits of social media, many are still in the dark about how it can be used to help their business grow. Here are several examples of how social media can be used as a powerful business tool:

1. Publishing engaging and share-worthy content to position your business and brand as a thought leader in your industry

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Topics: social media

How-To Transform Your Mobile Marketing Strategy with Big Data

Clinton Taylor

INTRODUCTION:

The mobile marketing world is all about big data. Every year, experts expand significantly on old ideologies, turning consumer behavior into tangible facts. Understandably, un-targeted advertisements tend to fall by the wayside. In 2016, multiple big data insights have been unearthed, andeach reveals facts pertaining to the industry at large. If you’re ready to turn big data into big strategies, check out the compiled approachesbelow:
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Are You Really Invested In Your Website?

Brittney Burns

In today’s market, it is inevitable that at some point, people will be looking online for your business. Whether it is for your business’s phone number, directions to the store, or just for more information about your brand, people will be searching for you online. If you are not online, or your website is doing the bare minimum, how will these customers find you? Instead of taking the risk of losing those customers, why not invest in a quality website?

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Topics: WebSites

How To Take A Screen Shot On A Mac

Brittney Burns

Macs have a ton of different options when it comes to taking screen shots of what you are working on. They are all pretty simple and can be used at different times, depending on your objective.  

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Topics: Computers

The Pros And Cons Of Running Facebook Ads

Brittney Burns

Over the last few months, we tested out some Facebook ads. Last month we had a few topics we wanted to promote regionally, so we gave it a try. Like most things, the experience was built with both pros and cons. 

Pros to running Facebook ads. 

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Topics: social media

How to Disable Messages On Your Facebook Business Page

Brittney Burns

Have you ever attempted to contact a business on Facebook, only to be ignored? Well, it is extremely frustrating for customers. 

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Topics: social media

Why Small Business Life In Western North Carolina Isn't Half Bad

Brittney Burns

SiteDart Hosting is nestled away in the beautiful Western North Carolina Mountains. Complete with a picturesque background some people dream of for a lifetime, it is a combination of our surroundings, the people we come in contact with, and our roots to the area that make coming to work everyday a breeze.  

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Topics: Small Business Stories

If You're Buying Facebook Likes, This Is Why You Need To Stop Right NOW

Brittney Burns

Everyone sets out to create a Facebook page that is attractive and lucrative for the business. You want the world to find your business through the social media site. But building your Facebook reach organically takes time, and effort, and just more work than you are willing to put in. Surely there is an easier way, a shortcut? 

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Topics: social media

5 Of The Best Quotes You Will Ever Read From Business Leaders (#3 Is My Favorite)

Brittney Burns

The greatest lesson to be taught in business, and in life, is to learn from other people. Watching others can teach you how to succeed, how to fail, and how to grow and proposer in spite of it all. 

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Topics: general

Have Your Emails Been Getting Rejected? Here Is Why!

Brittney Burns

To help reduce spam and to strengthen protections for users’ email accounts, both AOL mail and Yahoo have adopted a new policy by changing their DMARC requirements. The DMARC (Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting & Conformance) policy change basically instructs mailbox providers to reject Yahoo mail that doesn't come from an Yahoo server.

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Topics: email

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