In a recent study featured on Visual Objects, it was shown that almost a quarter of small business owners believe visual content is highly effective. Almost a quarter of small business owners agree that its their most effective content created in the last year. Visual Objects is a sister website of Clutch and The Manifest, which [...]
On May 9, Facebook began rolling out new tools to help businesses run automated ad campaigns, book appointments, and edit videos. With the first tool, Automated Ads, Facebook has the ability to develop a customized marketing plan after asking a few simple questions about both your business and goals. “Automated Ads to take the guesswork out [...]
If you are a small business owner with a website which is up and running – well done, considering that a shocking 50% of small businesses don’t! That is a great start, but don’t skip the next important step - take a closer look and see how you can optimize your web design to get [...]
On January 25th, Alignable, a business networking site, released another installment of their small business (SMB) vendor trust rankings. This based on net-promoter survey data, or NPS for short, on dozens of companies that provide various services, including marketing, to SMBs. Alignable collects ("would you recommend this business?") data from "hundreds of thousands" of SMBs on [...]
We know that Google's been dabbling in the small business (SMB) web creation and hosting business since 2006, but now the search engine is making a brand new effort at providing a basic website creation tool to local business owners. SMB survey data can vary, but for the most part, a good percentage of SMBs don't [...]
Ever since 2006. Google has been dabbling in the small business (SMB) web creating and hosting business. It looks like it's making a renewed effort at providing a very basic website creation tool to local business owners. SMB survey data vary, but a still-meaningful percentage of SMBs don’t have websites. Mike Blumenthal has played with the [...]
In this episode of Google Small Business, Business planning expert & author, Julie Gordon White, shares her advice for starting a product-based business.
With over 380 million members,+LinkedIn is a networking gold mine for small businesses. Establishing a business page will allow you to engage with the 80% of LinkedIn members who want to connect with companies. Join Google Small Business as they speak with Jason Miller from LinkedIn during a Hangout on Air, where he’ll share tips on how small [...]