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  • 12/04/2017
    We have a joke here in Florida that it’s not so much the hurricanes that cause panic and dread but the idea that we could be without air conditioning. You may have a similar concern over your business’ internet. If you heard about the recent Comcast Xfinity “external network issue” outage that affected 40,000 customers across the U.S. on a Monday afternoon for no apparent r...
  • 11/27/2017
    Becoming a resource for your customers or clients is one of the first steps to gaining their trust and helping them think of you when they need assistance. If they know, like, and trust you they’re more apt to do business with you. But what type of content can you share to accomplish this? And how can you become a resource for them on the Internet?Sharing worthwhile content means knowing you...
  • 11/20/2017
    No, that’s not a typo. Chunking is exactly what I mean.November is NaNoWriMo in writing circles. NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month and many crazy writers dedicate this month to churning out a novel. That’s right. One novel in 30 days. I’ve done it once.The goal is not production quality. It’s about getting it done so you have something to build on. Progress,...
  • 11/13/2017
    You’re a pretty witty poster on social media. You share just what your audience is interested in. Good work.But unless your audience is ready to buy from you when they see your post, posting to social media is more of a long game than a short one. In between your posts and their purchase, you need to find a way to stay in contact with them. Remind them who you are and be helpful.So, how do y...
  • 11/06/2017
    It’s probably no surprise that a business blog done well can be a lot of work. You need to post consistently about things your audience cares about. That means committing to it and it may even take research on some of your topics. A valuable blog is time-consuming.But it takes more than time. If you’re considering a business blog, there are a few things you need to know before you get...
  • 10/30/2017
    Social media can be a nice distraction and a considerable time suck. But if you’re doing it for your business, you need it to be much more. So how do you make sure that you’re using your time there efficiently?This article offers you the steps you need to create a solid social media marketing strategy in actionable items.1.     Know Why You’re ThereBefore any...
  • 10/23/2017
    A chamber membership is an investment in your business. As an investment, you undoubtedly expect a return. While it’s easy to look at what you paid for membership and how many new customers were sent you way through the chamber and calculate your return that way, there’s more to it than just that. For instance, did you know that your customers receive multiple benefits from you being a...
  • 10/13/2017
    Everyone wants to know the secret to business success. You know the one that happens overnight with very little work? The one business secret that can be doing its thing while you enjoy a much-deserved day on the greens or the open water? Success that happens automatically, like the rubbing of a genie’s bottle?But guess what?There’s no such thing. Even for those rare businesses th...
  • 10/09/2017
    Have you ever waited a really long time for something like a movie to come out, only to be disappointed? Or maybe a friend told you how wonderful a particular city was. But when you went there it wasn’t nearly as fantastic as your imagination—and your friend—had made it out to be.Are you worried chamber membership will turn out the same way? A lot of talk and not much value? You...
  • 09/28/2017
    Referral marketing allows your loyal customers to “sell” for you by referring others to your business. Sounds great, right?Unfortunately, getting helpful reviews and referrals is not as easy as just providing good service or a worthwhile product. The disconnect is seen in a Texas Tech University study, which revealed 83% of customers admitted they were willing to write a review or refe...

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