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Marketing on Pinterest vs. Instagram: Which Has Worked Better for You?
Posted on Sep 05, 2017 • Tagged in Social Media

Photo sharing apps have allowed small businesses to market themselves in new and creative ways. There are major differences between Pinterest and Instagram, though.... (more)

    Bob Avey from Bob Avey
    Broken Arrow, OK • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 15, 2017

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    I have a Pinterest account but I have yet to try Instagram. I must admit to not really knowing how to promote effectively on either site

What Is the Best Way to Get My Name Out There as an Editor/writer?
Asked by Emily, Schertz, TX on Sep 06, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

I've worked with an international best seller repeatedly, comic writers, college students, bloggers and businesses. I can write as well as edit. But how do I get... (more)

    Bob Avey from Bob Avey
    Broken Arrow, OK • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 9, 2017

    Word of mouth is the best way. Other than that, try advertising in places that writers and editors would frequen

What Are the Most Effective Channels I Can Use to Get in Front of My Target Market as a Security Company?
Asked by RONALD, Fort Washington, MD on Sep 08, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Henry Sampson from Sampson & Associates
    Broken Arrow, OK • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Saturday, September 9, 2017

    networking groups,google networking groups in your area,and most are free to attend,some cost after the second visit

Received an IRS Notice #972Cg With a Proposed Penalty of $27,000. Help?
Asked by Randy, Staunton, VA on Sep 07, 2017 • Tagged in Shipping/Transport

We are Freight Brokerage company. We normally pay the carriers and issue 1099's to them. Some of the carriers use Factoring Companies for the Receivables. For the... (more)

I Am a Fairly New Gift Basket Store in PA. How Do I Go About Branding Myself?
Asked by Tawonda, Stroudsburg, PA on Sep 07, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing
    Henry Sampson from Sampson & Associates
    Broken Arrow, OK • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Saturday, September 9, 2017

    Networking ,google networking groups in your area they are free and find what fits your time frame their our hundreds, this is one of many (goldstarclubs.com)

What Is the Best Way to Advertise My Books Besides My Website and Facebook?
Asked by Pam, Chualar, CA on Sep 02, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth
    Bob Avey from Bob Avey
    Broken Arrow, OK • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, September 4, 2017

    Try to find ways to connect with your readers: Blogs, newsletters, book signings. If your book is about dog training, set up book signings at dog shows

How Can I Get Out Of/Get Rid Of GoDaddy For My Speciality Gift Website?
Asked by Kaye, Lexington, NC on Aug 28, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I built my business website with GoDaddy, and I want out! I am getting zero results after all my hard work. I am anxious to see if I will be able to recoup any of my... (more)

    Mark Stapleton from aXtion Development
    Broken Arrow, OK • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    I agree with Mark's answer. I am going to add my two cents. If you think of your web site as one of your marketing tools and know it is on the surface, the bulk of... (more)

Besides Social Media Can Anyone Recommend Places to Market Myself as a Business Writer?
Asked by Rich, Mount Kisco, NY on Aug 27, 2017 • Tagged in Offline
    Bob Avey from Bob Avey
    Broken Arrow, OK • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    If you could find a writing club or organization geared toward this type of writing that would be a good s

How Can I Get More Referrals for Pest Control Business?
Asked by Corey, Appleton, WI on Aug 26, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

I've Been Getting Busier Because of Word of Mouth, but Wouldn't Mind Taking on More Customers.

    Henry Sampson from Sampson & Associates
    Broken Arrow, OK • 3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, August 28, 2017

    Networking Group..( Goldstarclubs.com), this gives a seat at the table with business owners like your self..Realtors,Lenders, Roofers,and much more.

What Is the Best Marketing Approach to Help My Salon Business Get Noticed?
Asked by Vanessa, Hamilton, ON on Aug 26, 2017 • Tagged in Marketing
    Henry Sampson from Sampson & Associates
    Broken Arrow, OK • 3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, August 28, 2017

    Networking Group,( Goldstarclubs.com),in your area, and word of mouth,ask your current clients and give them some kind of gift card (wal-mart..$20.),for good... (more)