Sunday, 22 January 2012

Business Tip - How do YOU manage Social Media

If you don't have a schedule, it won't take long before you're sucked into the "social media black hole." Determine how much time you have to devote to your social media marketing and stick to it. If you only have 30 minutes each day, limit the number of social networking sites and generate a strong presence on them. 

Sunday, 15 January 2012

Business Tip of the Week

It's important to capture customer information -

If you have a website, make sure you have an area to capture the names and email addresses of visitors. Likewise if you have retail store, have an email sign-up sheet for customers to receive news and special offers.

Even if you don’t initially make the sale, you now have contact information to use in email marketing campaigns

Sunday, 8 January 2012
Business Tip of the week!

A well-known referral expert suggests "promoting referrals" instead of asking for them. Whenever a client expresses recognition of your value, say, "I'm glad you see the value of the work that I do. Please don't keep me a secret."

Tuesday, 3 January 2012

What do you read?
As a small business myself my tip for the New Year is "What do you read?"
If you receive an email, how much of it grabs your attention?  What people see in their inbox differs among email applications. An email viewed in Gmail will appear different when viewed in Yahoo! mail or Outlook. To make an impact even before they open the email, keep your subject line within the 40-character limit.