How To Promote A Small Business On Social Media – 20 Strategies

The goal of any business is to make your business profitable. However, many small businesses struggle to do this, as they have giant, well-established businesses to compete against. If you own a small business and you are looking for ways to grow your business name and increase the number of potential customers that walk through the door, social media websites can help. There are many social media websites, such as [...]

8 Benefits of Having A Business Blog

Blogging isn’t easy. Anyone who operates a blog on their business website understands the special brand of pain that comes from having to create that much content that often. Even those individuals who blog for fun about any topic they want know how difficult it can be to stay on point so consistently. You may be debating whether or not a blog is appropriate for your business. Without knowing exactly [...]

Why Your Facebook Post Reach is So Low

Let’s say your business Facebook page has 600 likes. You worked hard for those likes, and every follower is genuine and loyal to your brand. They’re all interested in what you have to say. Preferably, your Facebook post reach should naturally get up to 600. But you update your status, and only sixteen people see it. Facebook has become a much more difficult place to advertise for small businesses. General [...]

How To Grow Your Business With Social Media Contests – 6 Steps

Putting on a contest for your customers may be the last thing you have on your mind as an option for your marketing strategy. Even I can admit that, at first glance, a contest may seem less like a business investment and more like a frivolous expense with no guaranteed return. They take time, money, and creativity to keep it all in line with your brand and yield the best [...]

Top 15 Best Social Media Marketing Tools For 2015

It can be tricky to jump on the social media bandwagon when the wagon seems to have its own turbo-powered engine. Not to mention there are hundreds of wagon stops and a route that’s too inconsistent to keep track of these days – you’ve got plenty else to worry about as a small business owner. Which is why there’s no shame in getting your own social media marketing tool. Yes, [...]

3 Killer Ways To Get Traffic To Your Website You’ve Never Thought Of Before…

There are a million articles, blog posts, ebooks etc on how to get traffic to your website. Some of them are good but most of them are regurgitated fluff. I know because I have read many of them. They all basically say the same vague thing. "Do SEO" "Write Really Great Content" "Do PPC" and the same old list goes on and on. What I have never seen are any [...]

9 Best Practices For Promoting Your Business Through Social Media in 2015

A new article out on Inc.com's website talks about 9 best practices to promoting your business through Social Media. This article is right on point with how you should be promoting your company through the big social media sites. Because helping small businesses do their own social media is a major part of what our website promotion software does, this article caught my attention and I was curious to see [...]

26 Best Ways To Promote A Small Business in 2015

There are now more ways than ever to promote your small business. Between using traditional offline strategies and taking advantage of the latest online marketing technology, you can find many different methods to gain publicity and build your brand. The more promotional techniques you employ, the greater your chances of success. That’s why the best approach is to implement a diverse, multifaceted strategy. With this in mind, the following are [...]

3 Reasons Why This Awesome Cafe Is Failing – “The Profit” Model

For the Holidays my family and I went down to the small town of Sierra Vista, AZ to visit my wife's family. Every time we visit S.V. we have a tradition of going to our favorite local diner for breakfast, Cafe 92. The food is delicious, the atmosphere has the small town charm we love and the prices are too good to pass up. Also the food is delicious (did [...]

Real World Small Business Marketing Tips

I'm super excited for the launch of the Website Rocket blog. My goal with this blog is to provide real world small business marketing tips for local small businesses. With over 15 years in the website promotion world and having operated over 20 small businesses, I hope that I can offer practical advice that you can implement in your own small business and make improvements immediately. Although Website Rocket is [...]