Competing with the big boys | The Action Plan

Karen Emanuelson on the Women's Information Network - WIN

How to level the playing field

The Internet has helped to level the playing field between small business and the “Big Boys.” Entrepreneurs have the same online real estate as “the Big Boys” — each business gets a Facebook business page, a Google places page, and a main website.

Karen Emanuelson discusses the concept of online real estate during her podcast on The Women’s Information Network with Bonnie Ross-Parker.

The Action Plan

Here are several basic actions to enhance . . . → Click to continue: Competing with the big boys | The Action Plan

Promotion Ideas: 30+ Unique September Holidays

Looking to set yourself apart from the competition? Want your organization to stand out from the crowd? Try creating promotions around unique holidays. There are more than 30 unique holidays in September that you can use to drive traffic to your website or store front. Check them out there. . . . → Click to continue: Promotion Ideas: 30+ Unique September Holidays

Social Media: How to compete with the big boys

Karen Emanuelson on the Women's Information Network - WIN

Every entrepreneur needs to understand that they have an online reputation. Customers and potential customers “Google” everything. What they see when they Google your name, your company name, your products or your services has an enormous impact on their decision to click through to your website or to your competitors’. Listen to this brief podcast to learn how to compete with the “Big Boys” using your online reputation. . . . → Click to continue: Social Media: How to compete with the big boys

Promotion Idea: 31+ Unique August Holidays

Get Creative! Boast your bottom line by creating a marketing event or campaign around Banana Lovers Day on Aug. 27

Does your marketing messages lack creativity? Need a way to get your fans and connections to engage with you and your brand? August is a great month to spice up your marketing message. On August 16 celebrate International Tell A Joke — offer a discount to customers who share a joke or encourage fans to share their worst jokes on your Facebook business page. In this blog, we share more than 40 unique August holidays. There’s bound to be at least one that sparks your creativity. . . . → Click to continue: Promotion Idea: 31+ Unique August Holidays

Promotion Idea: 31+ Unique July Holidays

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Searching for new ways to gain more customers? Looking for innovative marketing or advertising themes? Be creative with these low cost suggestions. Unique holiday promotions can be a low-cost solution to your marketing budget woes. Here’s a list of July holidays to spark your creativity and inspire your marketing efforts on social media and in your brick and mortar location. . . . → Click to continue: Promotion Idea: 31+ Unique July Holidays

Promotion Idea: 28 Unique June Holidays

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Creative ways to gain the attention of your customers

Suffering from writers’ block? Stumped for what to post on Facebook, Twitter or your blog? Are you looking for a fun and unique way to gain more customers? Is your business in need of a new marketing tactic?

Well have we got a solution for you! Holiday promotions. While this may sound like your typical holiday season advertising, it is a year round way to get your customers excited and coming . . . → Click to continue: Promotion Idea: 28 Unique June Holidays

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