Lately there’s been a lot of talk about this new Read more
Small business owners desire certain things from a business bank — specifically, collaboration, openness and a good working relationship. However, a recent study from consumer satisfaction research firm J.D. Power and Associates reveals those needs are going unmet.
The U.S. Small Business Banking Satisfaction Study showed that small businesses’ overall satisfaction with their banks has dropped to 711 on a 1,000-point scale, down from 718 last year. The survey measured customer satisfaction with the overall banking experience byRead More
Does the phrase direct marketer conjure up sleazy images? If you thought yes, you’re not alone.
Both social media marketing and direct response marketing place a focused pitch on the right list (prospects) and understanding what they want in order to engage them with relevant information that will get them to buy from you.
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I Like You, But I Don’t Know If I Love YouThis content from: Duct Tape Marketing The other day I was experimenting with the Facebook Like button. By now you’ve probably interacted with that little like button popping up on sites like this – see it up there at the top of the post. Most […] Continue reading →
Last year we published the Top Web Design Trends For Small Business in 2010 and as I reflect on the Top Website and Website Design Trends for 2011, I know for certain that technology is moving so fast that many new technologies will probably be introduced by the time I finish this article!
Websites as business tools will continue to be important. In 2011, shared content will become more significant, as people read it and then share it withRead More
Technology is vastly changing the scope and reach of small business not only in the world of marketing but in all aspects of operating your venture. From tech that creates global reach for our small businesses to tools that simplify our workload and boost productivity, here are some simple ways technology is changing small business and some basic concepts we should never forget in the process.
Lessons from the crowdsourcing trenches. Crowdsourcing is an outgrowth of the collaborative spirit created by theRead More