Every SMB must make an extra effort when it comes to competing in the online market. The main reason is that the market itself is oversaturated with large companies with large budgets, which makes the competition fiercer than ever.[continue reading…]
Online use and shopping are getting increasingly popular, with consumers flocking to the internet rather than the high street. As the popularity of online shopping grows, businesses need to get online. You can either create an e-commerce website to be an addition to your existing business, helping to increase revenue, or you can start an online business from scratch. We have created this guide for those looking to start an online business in the UK.[continue reading…]
Nowadays, any person without an IT background, any coding or designing skills can create a website. No wonder so many people decide to start personal sites, create online portfolios and CVs, launch wedding websites, web stores, and implement their business ideas online. The great share of web resources is devoted to infotainment. If you’ve been dreaming about starting your own media, you’ve got pretty good chances to do it successfully.
In small business, getting your name out there is often one of the most difficult tasks. With lower margins and fewer employees, marketing strategically is increasingly important to the success of your business. That means utilising social media to its fullest potential, and sometimes in unexpected ways. As a small business owner, you know that Facebook and Instagram are essentials at this point. However, there is another social media channel with engaged users who are receptive to brand discovery: Pinterest.
Every eCommerce brand has a goal to increase traffic and grow revenue. It can be incredibly frustrating when the campaigns you painstakingly develop start pushing more leads to your eCommerce store but fail to generate the expected sales.
In recent years, YouTube has become an increasingly important marketing tool for businesses. More and more marketers are taking note and increasing their use of YouTube in promoting their businesses. If you are not already using YouTube, you are definitely missing out. You know what they say, if your competitors are doing something, you should investigate and start doing it better. If you are already using YouTube, good job! Keep doing it and do it better than everyone else in your niche.
Every small business needs to do some marketing to succeed, and at the foundation of effective marketing is great content. Hence, “content marketing” has become a thing — a really big thing. There are huge benefits of content marketing which still go unnoticed by small businesses.
The word millennial seems to be on everyone’s lips and in most news headlines, but who are they and why do they matter? The age bracket for millennials, also referred to as Generation Y, stretches from those born between 1981 and 1996. Meaning that numerous potential consumers fall into this classification, making it a generation worth targeting.
Does your business have more than one physical location? We understand that as an SME, it can be difficult to decide the best way to approach local SEO. You want your local branches to have a competitive online presence, but you don’t know where to start.
Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) is the method of improving the quality and the quantity of traffic to a website. It’s a marketing strategy which helps a website get better rankings in Google and other search engines such as Bing and Yahoo. However, the main focus is on Google, as it is the most used search engine. The idea is to drive organic traffic to a website as much as possible by providing Google with the most relevant content. SEO in the most basic terms, is creating a site and content which will help Google rank it highly, allowing relevant people to find the content and the website.
Facebook is the biggest social media platform that’s in use today, and it’s growing in many ways. With 2 billion monthly active users, the potential reach for your business could be huge. A Facebook page for your small business will help you be found, as well as allowing you to connect with your customers and clients. What better way to get started on your social media marketing than joining the biggest social media network?