Social media has radically changed the way we do business, and in many ways, it has been in favor of small businesses. Back in the day, even the most tech-savvy business owners had a tough job getting one over big businesses because they have the resources to pull all the stops in making their online […]
It’s been a year since I launched Maximize Marketing Club, and members have been raving about it! “Even if you’ve been at it for a while, Janet Barclay’s Maximize Marketing Club gives you a chance to revisit parts of your business that may need upgrading and tweaking. Her regular posts, resources, and discussions make it fun […]
I receive a lot of Guest Blogger Applications and, believe me, I reject more than I publish. But I know how much you guys love infographics, so when Matt Banner offered to share his Social Media Cheat Sheet, I didn’t hesitate to say yes. It’s just packed with fabulous tips and resources! Today’s business world […]
Today’s guest blogger has been featured here twice before, and I’m pleased to welcome her back. If you don’t know Deb Bixler, she helps people with direct sales businesses to create a consistent cash flow. Although Deb’s tips about networking in Facebook groups will be most beneficial if you’re a consultant for Creative Memories, Thirty-One Gifts, or another […]
I became a big fan of social media long before I even knew that’s what it was called. Twitter and Facebook in particular have allowed me to grow my network and stay connected to a much larger group of people than would have been possible when I first started my business in 2002. Every week […]
Last week, Margarita Ibbott posted her February editorial calendar on her blog, and it was a brilliant demonstration of how you can get blogging ideas out of everyday and special events. It reminded me of a post I wrote for From the Desk of Janet Barclay in 2011, and since it happens to be very […]
I’m currently participating in the Social Media Success Summit, a four-week online conference featuring many of the world’s top social media experts and authors. My head’s already spinning with all the great information, so as I piece it all together, I thought I’d share some of my key takeaways with you.
Most businesses today have a social media presence. Do you know why? Because every business needs one. If you’ve been thinking about launching a social media presence or expanding the one you have, consider opening accounts at Facebook and Pinterest, two of the most successful platforms for businesses to focus on engaging in conversations with […]
Where people used to ask, “Do you have a website?”, these days they’re just as likely to ask you if you have a Facebook page. If you don’t, you may be seen as behind the times. Unfortunately, it’s getting harder and harder to get your posts to show up in people’s newsfeeds.
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