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Viral Marketing – 5 Ways to Make Your Website Get Noticed

January 23, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Everyone is looking for a magic formula to make their brand’s social media content go viral. The truth is there is no magic formula. A business can’t force their content to become viral no matter how much they …

Small Business Strategy: Set Your Business Apart

January 16, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Many small business owners have difficulty explaining how their company is different from the competition. Can you succinctly explain what makes you different from others in your industry? Try creating a tagline and elevator speech for your …

Retain Key Employees with 7 Easy Strategies

January 15, 2013 – 9:11 pm |
Retain Key Employees with 7 Easy Strategies

One of the most exciting things about running a company is being able to build your team by hiring new employees. Accomplishing effective growth is dependent on your ability to create the right  culture and …

Real Business Owner: Kim Williams, Your Family Farm

January 6, 2013 – 6:24 am |
Your Family Farm

Meet small business owner, Kim Williams. She and her husband, Richard, launched Your Family Farm 5 years ago and have learned a ton along the way…
Q. What’s the name of your business?
A. Your Family Farm
Q. …

How to Follow-Up: The Art of Being Pleasantly Persistent

January 5, 2013 – 10:26 am |
Follow up with clients.

Whether your follow-up is with potential clients or the media, staying on top of leads is an important part of marketing a small business. At Three Girls, we often talk about being pleasantly persistent, which means making sure you follow up regularly, but …

Branding Basics: What You Need to Launch Your Business

December 12, 2012 – 9:25 pm |
Punch Marketing Logo

For most small businesses, your brand only requires a few things to get started. You don’t need a $10,000 Look & Feel developed – you just need the basics.
A Unique Logo
Start with your logo. Unless …

8 Essential Elements of a Powerful Website

December 5, 2012 – 11:59 pm |

It’s easy to put up a website these days. There are lots of products out there that let you build your own site quickly and easily. But that doesn’t mean you should use them. A …

Add Your Business to Google Maps

December 4, 2012 – 9:25 pm |
Bloom Skincare on Google+

Want an easy way to get found on Google? Add your business to Google Maps.
Google Maps is both easy and free to use. Just go to Google Maps and click “Put your business on  Google Maps“. …

9 Building Blocks for Creating a Powerful Brand

April 11, 2012 – 1:01 am |

Use these 9 key building blocks to create, strengthen and evolve your company or product brand. Each carry weight. Each add to the nuance and depth to your image as a whole. Consider each when …

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