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Clickable Calls-to-Action (CTA) - 20 Critical Do's and Don'ts

Artcle by: Hubspot Calls-to-action (CTAs) are one of the most critical inbound marketing tools. Whether they take the form of anchor text links, images, or buttons, CTAs are what motivate and direct your visitors to take a desired action, usually on Read more

Why Online and Offline Marketing Integration is so Important

  I'm a big believer that you need to create strategies for your online and offline marketing integration in order to establish a unified message about your brand and capture audiences from every media source. It's not enough anymore to Read more

How to Activate Your New Twitter Profile

Once again Twitter has made some pretty substantial updates and one of them includes the new "look" to your profile, much like that of the Facebook Timeline. Activating it is pretty simple and I'm going to show you how to Read more

No One’s Looking For Your Business Online Or Are They? [Video]

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UPDATE:  We have since changed our name to Simply Social Media Solutions.  If you would like more information on how to take advantage of local marketing for your business, contact us here or visit us on Facebook @simplysocialmediasolutions.     ~Toresa


I’ve heard this many times, small businesses in my local area (and I’m sure everywhere) are still using the argument:  “nobody’s looking for my type of business on the internet”.

You still believe that a $400 (or more) yellow page add will drive all the traffic you need.

You think creating a website is a waste of time and money.

And you certainly can’t see how online marketing will help increase your customer base.

Well, this morning I decided to whip up a quick video showing small business owners how you can test that theory for yourself. I’ll show you how to find out just how many people are searching for your “type” of business locally by month and per day.
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7 Simple Steps to Setting Up Your Social Marketing Campaign

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So, you’re a small business owner with your business, products and branding in place and you want to finally jump into the realm of online marketing.  You’ve heard all of the great benefits and are finally convinced, problem:  you don’t have a clue where to start?!?

Here’s a quick run down you can use to get started.

1) Set up a blog – offers a self-hosted blogging software that is versatile enough for any business model.  It doesn’t even have to look like a blog with the theme options available these days and it’s easy enough for you to do yourself. Read more

Slater180 Welcomes Love My Do Hair Salon Winnipeg

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We’ve just finished another site for one of our local businesses, Love My Do Hair Salon. Love My Do is a newer salon in Winnipeg, Manitoba (Transcona) that is taking the city by storm. Their service is second to none (I’ve actually used their services) and their entrepreneurial spirit is both innovative and ambitious.

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Your Competitor is Stealing Your Customers

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Did you know that your competitors are silently stealing customers from you everyday?  They are laughing their way to the bank as you sit there scratching your head wondering why your marketing plan isn’t working.

Why?  Because they’re utilizing something that you’ve swept under the rug or completely ignored for far too long. Read more

Small Business Owners Should Embrace Twitter Now

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Many small business owners believe Twitter is nonsense and full of “waste of time ramblings”, but if drill down to the guts of it, you’ll soon discover that there are huge benefits to using Twitter for your business.

I found an article today that I know will help clarify how and why Twitter can be extremely effective for your business.

I’ll let Dave McClellan of DrivinMedia explain….

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Content is King but What If Nobody Reads It?

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I was sitting here today thinking about that very question. How do you get your content read and spreading?

You probably visit sites and see the all the shares, re-tweets, likes, etc on other peoples sites and wonder how they do it. It can be very discouraging.

So, what’s the secret to getting your own content read and spreading like wildfire?

Well, David Siteman Garland wrote a very simple, straightforward article on this very topic that I thought would be extremely helpful for anyone in this position. There are some great take-aways that should help get you moving in the right direction.
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