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Which Interaction Channels are Best for Business? Despite mass advances in technology and communication over the years, customer service will always be a challenge; after all, you can’t possibly be all things to all people. So, what’s really the best way to stay in touch with prospects and hopefully turn them into customers/clients?

 

Determining Which Interaction Channels are Best for Business

Regardless of the medium in which customer service is performed (phone, email and online chat, to name a few), there are some standard principles in which every organization should adhere. And truthfully, with all the options available at people’s fingertips, there really is no excuse in offering poor customer service in today’s digital age.

Beyond traditional face-to-face customer service at a brick-and-mortar storefront, companies today have countless ways to connect with their customers, and it’s high time they take advantage. Here are a few of the best customer service-oriented interaction channels for your business:

Phone

Besides face-to-face interactions, a phone call can be the best way to communicate with your customers. Say you want to limit confusion and explain a detailed process with ample back and forth. Well, speaking with a customer in real time can help you explain a process or resolve an issue more efficiently. More importantly, it can lead to forging stronger customer relationships.

Customer service via phone is also a good way to contact more technology-averse customers or people who may require more of a helping hand. However, in your attempt to resolve an issue or explain a detailed process, be sure you don’t come off too salesy. The last thing you want to do is annoy your customers.

Picking up the phone also provides great convenience for your customers, at least most of the time. For example, they can call your customer service line to receive timely answers to their questions, raise a service-related complaint, or obtain more information about their account balance or a new service.

But to create more company-wide efficiencies and decrease your customers’ wait times, your company may want to invest in a cloud contact center to better streamline customer service. Through this medium, customers can elect to reach you via traditional phone support, automated phone prompts, online chat, social media and more. Better yet, your support staff will be better able to capture customer data and provide more timely and efficient answers.

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Texting

These days, knowing that texting is the more preferred method of communication, your company should see the light by providing more quick and efficient texting support to a wide range of customers. It seems to make sense, anyway. According to Desk.com, people open 98 percent of the text messages they receive. Moreover, 90 percent of those messages are opened within three minutes, and that’s certainly a quicker response rate compared to phone or email.

Despite the convenience texting affords, many companies overlook this method of communication, while acknowledging it would give them the opportunity to reach more customers. Additionally, through geofencing technology, your company can target customers based on their real-time location, making the interaction more relevant and useful for your customers.

Email

For all the talk about email being dead, 91 percent of people, whether for the purposes of work or personal use, still send and receive messages every day, according to Groove. Indeed, email is a convenient medium to deliver company updates, account reminders, and advertisements and promotions for your customers to peruse.

It’s also one of the easiest ways to communicate with people, as these conversations can be easily organized and looked back upon as a reference point. With that said, however, CIO.com recommends you keep email interactions brief and to the point, as your customers’ time needs to be respected.

Social Media

If you want to keep up with your customers and competitors, and the digital age in general, then you need to be where people spend a majority of their time: social media. To better cater to your customers and prospects, set up support-specific pages on Facebook and/or Twitter and pay attention to what your customers are saying (good or bad) about your business before responding.

Because everything is public, this is a great way to show off your brand identity and customer service acumen by showing consumers how seriously you take their feedback. In fact, a Gartner study concluded businesses that fail to provide timely responses on social media, or even at all, experience a 15 percent increase in churn rates for their existing customers.

In addition to responding to customers’ feedback, take advantage of your social media platforms to promote ongoing or future business operation updates as well as any upcoming promotions or sales.

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Only two out of five sales representatives actually achieve their sales goals. This costs companies an average of 3.2% of their potential revenue. Fortunately, companies can close this gap with a 5% improvement in sales achieved through better use of technology coupled with better training.

 

How Using Security Cameras Can Help You Boost Your Sales Revenue

One piece of technology you’re probably under utilizing is your security camera. In addition to making your workplace safer, security cameras can help you gather valuable data that you can use to boost your sales. Here are three ways security cameras can help you increase your sales revenue:

Shopping Route Heat Maps

To optimize website design, designers use heat maps that identify the spots on a webpage that generate the most clicks, which can be useful for knowing where to place priority content. Retailers have recently been borrowing this tactic by using security cameras to chart in-store heat maps, reports Business Insider. By using cameras to track customer traffic patterns in stores, heat maps enable companies to see where customers walk, how they get there, what displays and products they pay attention to, and what they ignore. You can also create heat maps that show which products customers touch.

This type of information can help your store make more informed decisions about where to place products that you want to showcase. It can similarly help you determine where to place on-floor representatives to optimize their interactions with customers. It can also help you identify which products customers are picking up but not purchasing, suggesting that these product lines may need a different sales strategy or may need to be dropped from your inventory.

Video Analytics

Home surveillance cameras are also being repurposed by stores for video analytics, reports Security Magazine. Your security camera can help you capture vital sales and marketing data, such as how many customers enter your store per day, what times of day your in-store traffic reaches its peak, how long customers spend viewing different parts of your store, and how long your customers wait in line. You can also combine this data with customer smartphone data for personalized analytics to help you optimize sales for individuals.

You can use the footage you capture to generate analytics reports by integrating your camera with apps from providers such as Prism Skylabs. The better the quality of your video footage, the more effectively you can use it for analytics, says G4S Secure Integration sales director Mike Hanlon. For best results, use an HD security camera system from a high-end provider such as Lorex, which is also better for security purposes.

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Hot Prospect Alerts

Another way to leverage your security cameras for sales is to use them to alert your floor representatives to shoppers who are in need of assistance. Your representatives can only cover part of your floor area, but with the help of well-placed security cameras, you can keep track of who needs help throughout your entire store. Camera footage can be monitored by a designated attendant who then relays this information to your representatives, or representatives themselves can carry a mobile device with an app that lets them monitor security footage. By using this tactic, you can deploy your sales associates where they are most needed and optimize your use of your in-store team.

If you want help establishing yourself and/or getting new business, contact Will Sherwood, CEO of The Sherwood Group. He can help you reach your goals.
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Amazon’s emphasis on fast two-day and overnight delivery has put new pressure on retailers to optimize their supply chains in order to stay competitive. The “Amazon Effect” has led consumers to expect 24/7 delivery, disrupting the traditional shipping paradigm of once-a-day batch ordering.

 

Setting up a Successful Retail Supply Chain Strategy

Shipping providers have had to make major adjustments to adhere to new super-fast shipping expectations, and retailers, too, are under pressure to streamline their supply chain management in order to keep up with the competition. If your supply chain could use an overhaul, consider starting with these three essential steps.

Map out Your Supply Chain Management Strategy

An effective supply chain starts with a good supply chain management (SCM) strategy. To develop your strategy, start by mapping out the steps in your supply chain, identifying each stage your product goes through on the way from your supplier to your customer. Major stages typically include procurement, production, warehousing and transportation, including returns. You should also consider how your supply chain interacts with your marketing and sales processes, since it’s important to make sure your sales cycle stays in sync with your available supply. Likewise, you should correlate your supply chain with your cash flow cycle.

To make your strategy actionable, you should establish key performance indicators (KPIs) you can use to measure the success of your strategy implementation. For instance, perfect order measurement measures the percentage of orders that are error free. Cash-to-cash cycle time measures the number of days between when you pay for your supplies and when you get paid for sales. Customer order cycle time measures the time between purchase order receipt and delivery. Supply chain platform provider Tradecloud lists 17 KPIs that should cover most companies’ needs.

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Set up Your Suppliers, Business Processes and Production Cycle

The second step is to set up your suppliers and business processes. When choosing suppliers, a priority should be finding vendors with a reputation for on-time delivery. You can research vendors by interviewing them, talking to other people in your industry and reading online reviews. You can also try ordering a sample to test out a supplier or product. For instance, o-ring provider Apple Rubber provides samples and quotations upon request. Use online directories such as SupplyChainBrain to assist you in locating suppliers.

Business processes you need to include are systems for managing inventory, setting price levels, accepting payments, fulfilling orders and handling returns. Your returns process should include procedures for assisting customers and for receiving and processing extra items and defective items. Make sure your returns and other processes, such as inventory management, integrate with your bookkeeping procedures so that everything gets entered properly. To streamline your procedures management, the best practice is to adopt supply chain management software.

Another important item is planning your production cycle. In addition to production itself, phases you should map out include testing for quality, packaging products and delivering orders. You should also establish metrics for tracking your performance, such as employee productivity, and product quality and output.

Establish Your Logistics Network

Another key component of a successful supply chain strategy is your logistics network. You should document your procedures for handling orders from customers, invoicing payment receipts, transmitting orders to your warehouse, shipping orders and returning orders.

You will also need to select a delivery service. If you’re operating in the U.S., there are two main categories of delivery service you can choose from. Some services provide confirmation of delivery. These include US Postal Service Priority and First Class package services. Other services provide door-to-door shipment tracking. These include US Postal Service Express, FedEx and UPS. Door-to-door tracking services generally cost more than delivery confirmation services.

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Building a successful social media campaign can be a huge challenge. One of the big metrics that you need to measure is engagement, measured by the number of people who comment on, like, and share your posts, as well as click on links that you leave on your social profiles and posts. Here’s how to build successful social media engagement from scratch (or beef up you current campaign).

How To Master Social Media Success

Target the audience for your social media campaign

Start by building your profile in a very particular way. Make sure that people know what they are going to get when they visit your page. Tell them what kind of content you are going to share, so that they know whether to follow you or not. For example, if you are promoting a business, list what that business does. If you are promoting a community, think about a name and description which will explain what the community is about. Your social media name and your profile picture are the first thing most people will see. These must make them interested enough to click on your name and consider following you.

Create good-quality content

If visitors come to your profile and they only see low-quality content, they will not want to interact with you. Instead, they want to see great content which is professional and interesting. If you are posting photographs, try to get them done by a professional, or follow tips to be a better photographer yourself. Written content must be easy to read, spelled correctly, and with correct grammar. Everything should be on-topic, though you may occasionally want to share something related to current events (such as a message of solidarity). This is up to your discretion; consider whether your fans will really want to see it.

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Use the right hashtags and SEO

Next, make sure that you are using the right tags. Though the terminology may change, tags are a fact across most social networks. Twitter and Instagram both use hashtags as the primary form of search. Tags also work on Facebook, though there it is more about using the right words and terms in general. On Pinterest, your ‘tags’ are taken from the description under each post, so be careful to use search-friendly terms there. It doesn’t matter how good your posts are if no one is seeing them, so this is essential to get the views that you need.

Utilize captions correctly

To get engagement, you also need to encourage it through your use of captions and written posts. Asking a question is a really good way to create engagement. For example, imagine that you have posted an image of a cute kitten onto your social channels. You could add the caption, “Who likes kittens?” to get a response from your followers. You can also add captions such as “Like if you love kittens”, “share this if you love kittens”, or “tag someone who loves kittens”. All of these captions encourage engagement, so think about what form of engagement you want the most and then go for it.

Be consistent

The main thing for building engagement is to be consistent. Post similar content on a regular schedule, and always be on-message. If your page is about cats, you shouldn’t be sharing memes about the latest French election or your favorite Netflix show – unless those memes also involve cats!

If you want to build successful social media engagement from scratch, this is the right way to do it. To boost it even faster, make sure that you engage with other users as well – this will spread your name far and wide and gain you more responses.

Author: Michelle Arios works as Marketing Assistant for BizDb.co.nz – New Zealand business database.

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Everyone knows that you need a website for your business, especially if you want to sell products to consumers. Though some people may find your site by searching, you may want to use these marketing strategies to help bring more visitors to your site through Facebook.

 

Facebook: Small Business Marketing Strategies that Work!

Here are some tips to get more visitors to your website.
  • Optimize your website for Google, Yahoo, and even Bing. If your website is optimized correctly, Google, Yahoo, and other search engines will send people to your website.
  • Guest post at popular blogs that are in your niche. If you post guest articles on other popular websites, you should be able to put a link at the bottom, sending people to your website.
  • Keep adding relevant content. Google and the other search engines like to send visitors to websites that are constantly updating with new and relevant content. If you want more visitors, figure out a blogging schedule that you can stick to and publish away.
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  • Be active on social media. More people are going to learn about your business through Facebook, Twitter, and other social media sites than your website. Share content that will intrigue people without selling too much. Have a link to your website available for those who are interested.

A business needs customers. Your website can tell people about your business, though if they can’t find it, they won’t know anything about your business. Be sure to optimize your site for Google, Yahoo, and other search engine sites. Start blogging and do it regularly. Become active on social media so your business can reach more people!

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According to an Accenture report, today’s consumers now rapidly shift from one service provider to the next — ultimately putting upward of $5.9 trillion in global revenue up for grabs. But these findings aren’t necessarily bad news for small businesses.

 

How to Create Loyalty With a Fresh Customer Service Strategy

Instead, many small businesses should embrace the trend as an opportunity to rethink their customer service strategy in order to retain loyal customers, while also attracting new ones. A winning strategy starts with focusing on seamless customer service that customers demand. Here’s how to get started.

Create Seamless Omnichannel Experiences

According to Accenture Interactive, there’s a significant disconnect between what consumers want and the experience retailers actually provide them. An omnichannel experience can help collect feedback and data on what customers truly want. Start by integrating transparent pricing across all online and offline channels. Next, offer customers flexible ordering options and a clear view of product availability.

Focusing on product, pricing and transparency is just the first step. There’s still a demand for personalized service that effortlessly integrates across social media, online chat, phone and in-person sales. Switching to cloud-centered support can provide the seamless service integration customers want. For example, Aspect Zipwire features scalable and flexible cloud contact resources to give customers consistent service and support. Use cloud-based tools to keep track of customer inquiries and provide the same information via phone, social media, video chat and beyond.

Offer a Highly Personalized Experience

Customers want more than just competitive price points and quality product selection. They also want highly personalized service, and recent polls and research back up the idea of personalization as a retention strategy. NGData polled experts in customer retention and found personalization was a common theme in how to improve service.

So what are some best options? Engage with customers through social media to answer questions and complaints as well as share company insights and stories. Meanwhile, businesses can analyze customers’ purchase history and shopping habits to offer personalized sales, product offers and service recommendations that customers love.

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Respond to Customers Quickly

Don’t wait for a customer to call your company to ask questions or lodge a complaint. Champions of customer service hang out where their customers are already engaging. A report by Altitude found that more than 80 percent of customers expect a company to respond within 24 hours after they post a complaint or question on social media. The survey also discovered 1 in 5 customers use social media to contact a company, while 3 in 5 use email.

Poll your current customers on which channels they want the most support and study up on various channel’s core demographics. For example, Altitude found that 29 percent of customers younger than 34 years old will contact suppliers via Facebook. Take advantage of Facebook’s messaging tools and live chat features to connect with customers in real time.

Be Completely Genuine

Using a wide range of social media channels, employing a rapid response rate, and building technologically advanced call centers does little without a genuine and attentive approach to customer service. Consider that a report by the Luxury Institute and Epsilon found luxury brands lose half of their top customers every year — but not because of their product. In reality, rude or inattentive salespeople are usually the culprit for lost customers.

Train your service reps to treat customers with respect and empathy in order to build a quality foundation of customer service. Next, take advantage of technology to create seamless, omnichannel support designed to keep your customers engaged and happy. Businesses that practice this approach will create a winning customer service strategy that retains current customers while attracting new ones shuffling through the switching economy.

If you want to create a quality strategy that cements your position on the web and helps you to establish yourself as a professional that clients hire, contact The Sherwood Group for more ideas.
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When you operate a graphic design firm, you’re always on the lookout for the best tools available that up production, streamline workflow and fulfill client needs in a more efficient manner. Cloud tools can help you do this. Online workshop spaces, easy collaboration tools and project management software are all live on the cloud right now. Here’s a look at the best cloud tools for graphic designers.

 

4 Cloud-Based Tools for Graphic Designers

Design Tool

While Adobe Creative Cloud is the industry standard, it also costs a pretty penny. However, Affinity Designer is the first high-end creative design app for Mac OS X. It supports files such as PDF, SVA, EPS and more.

Affinity Designer also features cross-platform support with the cloud, pixel preview and layers. It utilizes the best Apple computers can offer in hardware, such as Core Graphics, OpenGL and full retina display images. The real kicker is that it comes at a fraction of the cost of Adobe Creative Cloud, giving you the performance you need at an affordable price.

Morpholio

Morpholio is a free portfolio app that lets your team present a flawless portfolio of work to potential clients. Since this is a cloud-based app, any team member can be granted access so they can present work anytime anywhere.

You can also share images and have discussions on each project in the comment menu. Team members can sketch over images, and share ideas quickly and easily from remote locations. For instance, if a client wants an image changed, an employee can use the app to make a quick sketch over the piece for the client to see immediately.

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Mozy

Mozy is a cloud storage service with an emphasis on security and easy sharing. It allows users to schedule daily backups and store projects so that employees, contract workers and even clients can access them from anywhere. Since Mozy syncs across all platforms, whether it’s iOS or an Android device, you can access your projects with the touch of a button.

With Mozy’s military-grade protection and encryption, your client information will also be safe from prying eyes. For example, it protects against ransomware, a type of malware that spreads through your computer and locks files so you can’t access them. Mozy acts as another line of defense against this type of attack. If your files are stored on the cloud, this type of ransomware can’t access them.

Most ransomware comes in the form of a link through email or social media, so make sure your employees do not open strange links while on work devices.

Wrike

Wrike is online workflow management software designed to improve efficiency of centralized and remote work forces. With a three-pane layout, you can view project data at a glance and keep track of progress. You can ask for updates, prioritize tasks and share projects with team members and clients in addition to using analytics to create reports that show timelines and project efficiency.

A large focus of Wrike is a streamlined management approach, allowing employees to see exactly what they are responsible for and the deadline for these tasks. One of the most common reasons for delayed projects is miscommunication, and Wrike aims to minimize this.

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Between juggling administrative tasks, meetings, training, customer service and other responsibilities, business managers often have little time left to actually supervise employees. Here’s how managers can save time by using technology:

 

Save Time on Office Administrative Tasks With Technology

In fact, the average retail manager spends 45 to 55 percent of their time on administrative tasks and meetings. One way to win back some of this lost time, however, is by making more efficient use of office automation. Here are some ways to do that.

Running the Books

Many small business owners say accounting is their least desirable part of running their business. One reason they find accounting such a chore is due to the lack of an automated accounting solution.

While many company HR reps still do bookkeeping by hand, others are using antiquated models like spreadsheets. A better solution is to adopt a software tool specifically designed for online accounting. Unlike spreadsheets, Sage One integrates with other financial functions, including receipt processing, invoice management and tax preparation, which can save you tons of time.

Employee Scheduling

Checking worker availability against personal time off requests and switching shifts around can get complicated — and doing it manually can create scheduling mistakes. Fortunately, there are automated scheduling solutions on the market, including Insperity’s TimeStar, which lets companies automatically manage employee schedules. Each employee is assigned an individual account, giving both the employee and their supervisor the ability to view schedules, PTO balances, time-off requests, shift changes and other essential scheduling information.

Supervisors receive notices when employees request time off or shift changes, which they can then approve or reject, while everything else is automated. Insperity also offers time and attendance management modules for ultimate efficiency.

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Payroll Management

Payroll management is another task retail managers can easily automate. Instead of manually calculating wages and deductions, and preparing and sending paychecks by hand, companies can streamline their payroll procedures by adopting automated software. Solutions like Payroll Mate allow companies to instantly prepare paychecks, as well as distribute them through direct deposit, pay cards, client-generated checks and deliverable checks. Companies can even integrate their payroll software with existing HR, scheduling and accounting software to streamline efficiencies.

Inventory Checks

Big-box retailers, including Walmart and Target, leverage the power of automated inventory solutions to accurately forecast demand and monitor supplies in order keep up with market trends. Smaller retailers can enjoy the same efficiencies by adopting inventory management solutions.

For instance, Scanco Warehouse allows for the use of Windows-based scanners, phones, tablets or desktops as an automated inventory tool. Companies can even turn to a smartphone as an inventory scanner by mounting it on an Infinite Peripherals pistol grip accessory that integrates with Scanco’s warehousing solutions.

Supply Chain Management

Accurate inventory requires good supply chain management, another function that can be easily automated. For example, Accellos’ EDI-compliant software integrates with existing inventory software solutions to automate label printing and shipping, as well as warehouse space management. Accellos’ solutions can cut shipping costs by using specified product dimensions and weight to automatically calculate outbound order carton quantity and size, integrate order fulfillment processes with labels for carriers such as UPS and FedEx, and apply routing instructions for pre-paid and collect shipments.

Taking the tedium out of everyday tasks can help managers in any industry get through their day more efficiently. By implementing these smart solutions, business owners and managers can get gain a few more hours a day, adding more to the bottom line.

Byline: Roy Rasmussen, co-author of Publishing for Publicity, is a freelance copywriter who helps small businesses get more customers and make more sales. His specialty is helping experts reach their target market with a focused sales message. His most recent projects include books on cloud computing, small-business management, sales, business coaching, social media marketing and career planning.

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There is no denying that Facebook has been one of the biggest and most influential technological advancements in the digital world. In fact, Facebook has paved the way for social media to be one of the greatest communication tools known to mankind after the invention of the internet and the cellphone.

8 Creative Ways You Can Improve Your Facebook Results

This is the reason why almost everyone you know from various parts of the world has an account on this popular social media platform. With around 1.6 billion monthly active users this quarter, Facebook has become the premium database for online communication and interaction among people.

Because of this, various people took immediate notice of its potential in marketing their businesses and brands. They have figured that there is no better and easier place to reach 1.6 billion potential customers and followers than Facebook. Now, almost every public figure and company, no matter how big or small, has turned to Facebook marketing.

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The most important goal when using Facebook marketing is to increase the overall value of a brand or business which includes gaining customers, improving market perception, and expanding the business. These crucial factors in the digital world are translated and measured by gaining likes, followers, comments, shares, and interactions. In order to achieve this, people must ensure that their Facebook pages have a wide reach by making them as interesting as possible. Some may think they have to buy Facebook followers or buy Facebook likes in order to get their businesses going, but those are not the only answers.

There are several ways businesses can improve their Facebook pages to give them the exposure they need and at the same time, conquer Facebook’s algorithm changes. Here are some things you could try on your own page:

1. Regularly Interact with Customers

The most important thing to consider when you have a business is the satisfaction of your customers. One of the most effective ways to attract customers is by giving them the right customer service they deserve and expect. With this, it always helps to accommodate all the questions and concerns raised by your customers on your Facebook page. In fact, studies have shown that pages that respond often to its customers experience a surge in sales and customer awareness.

Apart from responding regularly to customers, it also helps to encourage interactions based on the content of your page. An example of this is asking thought-provoking questions that would encourage customers to reply and give their opinions. This not only increases your Facebook engagement, but also serves as a great way to get useful feedback and suggestions from the people who know your products best. This also serves as a way for your customers to know that you care about them.

2. Be Honest and Get Personal

Customers love it when they are exposed to the heart and soul of a company. This is because people are reluctant to buy brands that they do not know and trust. In order to gain your customers’ trust, you must give them a small glimpse of the inner workings of the company. You could feature various employees who have made a positive impact on the company. You could also share the story behind the company’s establishment.

3. Feature Timely and Relevant Posts

Nothing gets more likes and shares than posting things that are relevant to your customers. These things may not explicitly promote your products, but can still be in some way in line with them. It is important to make your brand relatable to your customers. For example, if you are selling a skin care product, you should not only limit your posts to selling. Instead, you should also focus on telling people why they should want to buy your product.

You can do this by sharing segments about the different benefits of using skin care products or by posting articles about various skin conditions. Apart from the content of your posts, you must also consider when it is the best time to post them. Of course, you would want to post at a time when majority of your customers are online. According to experts, you should post during peak times or shortly before them. This is because during peak times, your page will compete with a lot more pages posting at the same time. This buys your followers more time to interact with you.

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4. Post Eye-Catching and Attractive Graphics

If there’s anything social media has taught us, it is the power of a well-made and visually appealing post. When it comes to digital marketing, people mostly rely on what they see. There are many benefits to making your page as attractive as possible. This establishes your brand’s reputation and personality. For example, if your brand focuses on high-end organic products, it is best to focus on designs that are classy and elegant to attract the target market.

5. If You Want Facebook Results, Give Useful Information

Today, it is not enough to tell people to simply buy your products. You also have to show the value of your products, so people will favor them over other brands. You can do this by sharing tips and tutorials on the best way of using your products. You can also achieve this by keeping your posts trendy, so they are in line with your customers’ interests.

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6. Don’t Underestimate Facebook Ads

Don’t underestimate the power of paid ads because more people use them than you would expect. If you want more interactions for your page, promoting your page on Facebook ads is proven to be useful. However, it is an added cost. You could have a trial period before fully committing to paying for ads.

7. Make Your Brand Exciting

The best way to effectively promote your brand online is by giving your customers something to be excited about. This is the reason why almost every brand has shifted to holding contests and giving away freebies and coupons. Having these different online promotions and incentives keeps customers on their toes and encourages them to interact with your page.

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8. Expand Your E-Mail List

One way to get people to subscribe to your news letter is by requiring them to input their emails when they join your online promotions. With this, your customers can also be regularly updated via their emails. This also expands your reach and customer awareness.

There are many simple and effective ways to attract customers online, some examples of these is to buy Facebook likes or buy Facebook followers. However, you must also remember that just like any successful and stable business, getting high Facebook interactions takes time and patience.

Author:  Sheena Mathieson understands the essence of making excellent content that suits the needs of every business, especially when it comes online marketing. She can spice up your marketing campaign with the content she makes and then incorporate Buy Real Marketing services.

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Marketing your business through Google Plus is the best thing you can do for your business online. By reaching the ever-increasing numbers of people signing up for Google accounts, you’ll boost your SEO results and advertise your business for FREE.

 

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Google+ is not your ordinary social networking platform, it is THE optimum resource to boost your business’ visibility and secure a good spot in the search results. It is a strategic move to strengthen your SEO strategy, get more followers, and advertise your business for FREE.

There are actually a myriad of ways to maximize Google+ in promoting your business. You can do so much more than merely sharing posts and photos to contacts and followers. To help you get a good start in helping your business grow, here is a guide on how to use Google+ to promote and advertise your business.

Merge your Google Plus Local and Business Pages

What makes Google+ better than any other social network is the fact that it’s backed by Google itself, giving you an opportunity to take advantage of its SEO value. What is even more interesting is the fact that more features are added that allow business owners to control their business easily. The integration of two Google+ pages, the Local and the Business page, is definitely something every online business enthusiast should rejoice about!

  • The Google+ Local page is the replacement of the old Google Place pages. It is an effective way to let your business be discovered by Google users in the area.
  • On the other hand, the Google+ Business page is a practical way to connect to your customers and let them find your website whenever they look for your products or services in Google.

Utilize Live Videos in Google+ Hangouts

Using Google+ Hangouts is a wise move to engage your customers in your business. It is also a great way to build your brand and give your customers updates for your business. Below are some of the benefits that you can get in using Google+ Hangouts.

  • Tutorials and Webinars:
    You have probably heard of the word webinars lately. It is the latest method used to share any professional information to your audience worldwide. Through creating video tutorials, you can assist your customers as they navigate their way around the services and products found in your business page.
  • Live Broadcasts:
    Whenever you feel the need to hold a live broadcast and host a class, but you do not have the space or the budget to gather a huge audience, this new feature in Google+ could be your lifesaver. You can invite as many people as you like, conduct a class workshop, and broadcast it to them live.
  • Get it for Free!
    The best thing about Hangouts is that it allows you to create video tutorials and workshop classes for free. You do not have to install another software for this. Plus, you can save your Hangouts videos and post them directly on your website, your Google+ profile, and your YouTube Channel.

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Take Advantage of the Plugins

A lot of influential and famous bloggers have used Google Plus. You can use this advantage to strategically share content which is appealing enough for them to read and pass on to their readers. Some users insist that more people get interested in the content shared by someone from their community who they are already familiar with. Not only are you attracting more potential customers and getting more followers on Google Plus, but you are also encouraging the Google search engine to rank your site on the top of the search results. These are some Google Plus Plugins you can you use to promote your business:

  • Google Author Link
  • Widgets+
  • Google Plus Interactive Posts
  • Google Plus Blogs

Build You Own Community

There is nothing more appropriate than to share your site with people who take an interest in your business. Building your own community increases your chance of getting an audience with a high resource potential for clients and partners for promoting your business. For example, if your target clients are working mothers, then you can create a community which is specifically intended for them.

Bottom line: if you want to grow your business more quickly and reach out to as many people as you can while adding solid SEO value to your site, then marketing on Google Plus is definitely a must!

Contact The Sherwood Group to find out how you can advertise your business for FREE with Google+.

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May 1st through the 7th is National Small Business Week. Sponsored by the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the week recognizes the contributions of America’s small business owners. According to the SBA more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business and they create about two out of every three new jobs in the U.S. each year.

 

3 Easy Tips to Explode Your Business During Small Business Week

National Small Business Week gives business owners a time to celebrate accomplishments and, even more important, to look ahead. These  three easy tips can help you explode you business during National Small Business Week.

Perfect your first impression.

Your logo gives an important first impression, but it shouldn’t stop there.  At The Sherwood Group, we help to make sure that all elements of your brand — marketing materials, brochures, trade show displays, advertising and websites — work together to define your company image.

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Our creative work has doubled and tripled our clients’ business. We offer complete graphic design services from concept, copywriting, and illustration to the finished product including catalogs, brochures, annual reports, and trade show displays.

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Take an honest look at your website.

If your website looks outdated (and behaves that way!), potential clients may bypass your business. Rely on The Sherwood Group to build a website that is eye-catching, intuitive, and easy to use. We will also help you increase your website traffic, using search engine optimization, and targeted social media campaigns.

You can also hire The Sherwood Group to help get you going and growing. Here is a price list of the website design and marketing packages we offer. Or if you prefer, you can download our price list.

We are celebrating National Small Business Week, because at The Sherwood Group, it’s not the size or industry that defines our clients. It’s the mindset.

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Search engine optimization is all about utilizing techniques and strategies that put your online properties in front of your prospects. There’s a lot of competition and noise on the Internet trying to grab your prospect’s attention. Here are some ways to get around that.

 

Search Engine Optimization: It Still Works

Properly executed search engine optimization techniques would allow you to put a face to your content and trample competitors that are creeping into your niche.

Google Is Focusing on a User-Friendliness and Usability.

Before algorithm changes like Google Panda, many online marketers took advantage of a more lackadaisical online environment where companies and webmasters can jampack their blog with keywords and made a data that were relevant to their field. This used to work with varying levels of success. Modern-day Google is much smarter than that, with the search engine quickly slapping websites way back in the search engine results page if they notice that you are using Blackhat methods to gain a competitive edge. Here is how Google is doing just that with changes to their algorithm:

  • Panda Algorithm Update focused on large scale sites that had thin content. 
  • Query Encryption Updated focused on privacy, privatizing certain keyword inquiries. 
  • Penguin Algorithm Change focused on removing sites that used keyword stuffing to try to compete against competitors.

These updates removed spam and intrusive tactics, with these updates regularly underlining the importance of intuitive web design, and natural long tail keywords, and “white hat” methods of marketing. 

Using Fluid Web Design To Enhance Reader’s Experience

The competent webmaster and business blog will utilize engaging content, thoughtful linking patterns, and a web design that is intuitive and unobtrusive. Search engines gauge how a website is doing by monitoring how many people click the back button on their browsers. Many customers and readers hitting the back button will notify Google that your website may be full of obtrusive ads, scripts that slow down their browsing, or content that is lacking in engagement. It’s important to use a web design template that is fluid, allowing it to accommodate different screen sizes. Content should be educated, spoken with authority, appointed with personality, and updated regularly.

Search Engine Optimization Still Works

Techniques employed to improve search engine optimization are ever-changing, but they still work. As long as you are focusing on optimizing your readers experience with methodic search engine optimization strategies, then you can reap marketing success.

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