Web design and online marketing agency Blazonco today announced the hiring of seven new employees, a record increase that helps the company achieve its growth target of nearly 30 employees in total.
All people who have a Facebook fan page have been there. You've committed to creating an account, posting regularly and maybe even customizing your page with apps and a great cover photo. Now what? Coming up with ideas about what to post can be challenging to say the least. Sure, you can come up with something to say. But you want your audience to actually like and interact with the content you're posting. Here are 14 ideas to get you started:
Web design and online marketing agency Blazonco today announced a strategic partnership with 1800Accountant, the first nationally recognized firm that specializes in offering tax and accounting services to small businesses. The partnership will allow Blazonco to further its commitment to helping small business succeed online by giving entrepreneurs the tools they need to manage their finances and expand their businesses using sound accounting strategies.
Do you love your personal Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn profiles but still aren't sure if your business needs to be on social media? Maybe you've never even signed on to Facebook or used a hashtag. Either way, your business needs to have a presence on social media! In the words of Erik Qualman, the ROI of social media is that your business will still exist in five years.
It happens to the best of businesses. You do everything you can to provide great customer service and and a quality product. Then you do a search online and find out that someone wrote something awful about your business. While this can be extremely discouraging, don't panic. There are steps you can take to minimize the impact of bad reviews.
Whether you're addicted to pinning your latest fashion inspiration or haven’t even looked at the site, you've probably heard that Pinterest is taking the social media landscape by storm. With more than 3.3 million people already using the new social network, more than both Google+ and LinkedIn, Pinterest is a major opportunity for small businesses to stand out from the competition.
With the proliferation of social, it is natural to ask if websites are even necessary anymore. After all, Facebook is free and works extremely well for a wide variety of companies. As the recent Timeline change has taught us, however, Facebook has complete control of the way you share and present your content on its platform. Relying solely on spreading your brand's message through Facebook has its limitations, and perhaps most detrimentally leaves your brand in the hands of another company.
Reviews are one of the most important aspects of your e-commerce site, yet according to ClickZ a full 65 percent of the top e-commerce websites don't allow customer reviews. Reviews essentially sell your product for you, because consumers are much more likely buy your products if others can vouch for them. Perhaps even more importantly, reviews are a critical aspect of SEO for e-commerce websites.
Facebook rolled out Timeline for brands on February 29, allowing businesses to take advantage of the same format that personal profiles have been able to adopt for several months now. The Timeline offers exciting new features and more opportunities for your brand to connect with customers. All brands must change over to Timeline by March 30, so now is the time to experiment with different options for your brand's Timeline.
Your website is the face of your business online. Whether you like it or not, the appearance of your website greatly influences how people see your brand and affects whether they want to become or continue to be a customer. No matter how great your products or services are, a sloppy, unprofessional website will convey that your brand is unreliable and unprofessional. You spend so much time, money and energy building your business the right way, so why not put the same effort into your website that will put your brand in the public eye.