Gilbertsville Local Business Forum

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How Can a Travel Agent Stand Out From the Crowd?
Asked by Bob, Decatur, GA on Sep 19, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Renee Hines from Genesis Community H
    Gilbertsville Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    Hi Bob. In my opinion a travel agent who knows (really knows) the properties is a diamond in the rough. When I travel to a place I've never been I want to know that... (more)

Who Is the Best Website Hosting Vendor to Select?
Asked by Katherine, Clermont, FL on Sep 14, 2017 • Tagged in Business Website

Who is the best website hosting to go with? And works to get your website seen and doesn't cost silly money

    Pam Ball from Pam Ball Designs
    Gilbertsville Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 16, 2017

    I have been building and hosting websites for over 20 years and I would have to say I agree with Travis avoid godaddy, network solutions 1 and 1 and blue host! I... (more)

What Stresses You Out the Most When It Comes to Marketing?
Asked by Vena, Colorado Springs, CO on Sep 14, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

What do you find is the hardest part of marketing? Social media, blogging, sending emails, Google ads, Facebook ads, planning promotions, website updates, videos,... (more)

    Renee Hines from Genesis Community H
    Gilbertsville Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, September 14, 2017

    The hardest part for me would be coming up with that catchy slogan or phrase to get them to read more or call you. Not saying too much or too little.

We Want to Find the Families Who Are Caring for Those With Special Needs. Any Suggestions of How to Find Them?
Asked by Renee, Pottstown, PA on Sep 14, 2017 • Tagged in Research

We mainly advertise to Supports Coordinators in the various counties. We want to find the families who are caring for those with special needs. Any suggestions of... (more)

    Faith Bandklayder from Welcome Home Senior Services & Placement
    1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Sunday, September 17, 2017

    My best suggestion is to look for a local Fearless Caregiver Seminar which draws several hundred family caregivers to their events. You can also attend some... (more)

How Do I Get My Name Out There as an Artist?
Asked by Valerie, Centreville, MI on Sep 05, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

How do I get my name out there reasonably? I've been selling thru flea and farm markets, church bazaars. My product is of a religious art nature as I do scripture in... (more)

    Paula Mari Tepedino from Lehigh Valley Wedding Celebrant - PaulaMariCeremonies.com
    Gilbertsville Area • 5 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    Your art sounds lovely. Besides having a one-page website for exposure to what you do, blogging about your art is also very very helpful. Have you connected with... (more)

Is Anyone in the Boyertown Area, Interested in Meeting Together as a Group to Strengthen Our Networking?
Asked by Paula Mari, Gilbertsville, PA on Aug 19, 2017 • in Gilbertsville PA
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For those of us near one another in the Boyertown area, would you be interested in actually meeting somewhere together as a group to strengthen our networking?

I Am a General Contractor, How Do I Target Real Estate Offices in My Area?
Asked by Mack, Lynn, MA on Aug 15, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

Ok. My next Marketing Campaign is going to be concentrated specifically on Real Estate Offices. I need try doing my own marketing campaign at least once. So, do I... (more)

    MaryBeth Yannessa from Ace Resources, Inc.
    Gilbertsville Area • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 17, 2017

    I suggest play way outside the sandbox. Have fun .. create marketing pieces that others are not. We start off with a lumpy direct mail letter sent to roughly 100... (more)

What Is a Good Way to Get My Business Name Out There as a Consultant?
Asked by Moe, Weeki Wachee, FL on Aug 15, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I am using Facebook, and found fairly easy on a google search. I just want more covrage.

    Adam Donkus from Baldy Dog Search Strategies
    Gilbertsville Area • 7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

    In addition to speaking, I would suggest doing regular YouTube videos and/or podcasts. Do interviews with authorities in your niche or related niches. Webinars are... (more)

Are Cold Calls Still Effective in This Day and Age of Technology for Hardware and Home Improvement Businesses?
Asked by John, Las Vegas, NV on Aug 15, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Acquisition
    MaryBeth Yannessa from Ace Resources, Inc.
    Gilbertsville Area • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, August 15, 2017

    Hi John, We still call and introduce ourselves to the potential clients asking how do we go about being put on their subcontractor's list. The relationships usually... (more)