Islandia Local Business Forum

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Any Recommendation for Obtaining Qualified Leads in the B2B Space?
Asked by Abu, Dallas, TX on Sep 18, 2017 • Tagged in Customer Acquisition

We are working on improving our sales strategy! We are a B2B SaaS security solution/consulting provider for small to mid-sized businesses, and looking for a tool or... (more)

    Daniel Goodstein from VistaTech Group
    Islandia Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, September 19, 2017

    we have a consulting practice that focuses on increasing the spend of existing customers to help generate revenue and enabling you to productize your offering and... (more)

Ideas on Adding Value to a Business Relationship as a Mortgage Professional?
Asked by Ed, Lisle, IL on Sep 12, 2017 • Tagged in Partner Marketing

As a mortgage professional, I normally offer free pre-approvals, credit reports and appraisals as part of my value added proposition. Is there anything else I can... (more)

    Anthony Bellettieri from Hamlet Title Agency Inc.
    Islandia Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Thursday, September 14, 2017

    Ed,

    You might consider offering them an estimate of their title charges including insurance and recording information. If you would like to visit our web site ... (more)

What Do Businesses Want From Their Accounting /Bookkeeping Service?
Asked by Elizabeth, Ronkonkoma, NY on Sep 12, 2017 • Tagged in Research
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What is it that small to mid size businesses fell is lacking from their usual experiance with thier accountant or bookkeeper? How can we better serve our clients?

    Troy Bohlke from 10 Day Media
    18 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 16, 2017

    1. Solutions Not Unresolvable problems, that they and only they, can solve.( even if its true).

    2. A "clear path" or Course correction roadmap. Proper explanations of... (more)

I Just Wanted to Know What Do You Do When You Get IRS Notices. Do You Talk to Your CPA or Attorney?
Asked by Jong, Oakland, CA on Sep 06, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    David Korcz from David B. Korcz CPA CGMA
    Islandia Area • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 6, 2017

    1. Always send it immediately to your CPA and follow up to make sure that they received it from you...ask them to follow up with you and explain the notice and what... (more)

Looking for a Company Who Handles Google Adwords Campaigns.
Asked by Brian, Franklin Lakes, NJ on Sep 04, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth
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We are wanting to layer in google adwords for digital advertising. What service do you use to handle this for you and what is your experience with using them out of... (more)

    Jeremy Mutschler from Generations Beyond
    Islandia Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Tuesday, September 5, 2017

    Looking to throw our hat into the ring too! Please consider Generations Beyond for your digital marketing services. We go way beyond your expectations!

How Can a Solar Business Find Sustainability or Facility Managers for Food & Bev Processing?
Asked by William, Jacksonville, FL on Aug 30, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    Tom Peppito from SUNation Solar Systems
    Islandia Area • 4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Look in Linked In and Facebook to see if they list employees, also call the company and simply ask. If possible you could always stop by their location and ask who... (more)

What Social Media Site Do People/Realtors Feel Gets Them the Most Business?
Asked by Linda, Fort Myers, FL on Aug 23, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing
    Anthony Bellettieri from Hamlet Title Agency Inc.
    Islandia Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Thursday, August 24, 2017

    Linda,

    We at Hamlet Title Agency use a consultant to handle our web-site and social media campaigns. She runs everything through HUBSPOT (which I would highly... (more)

What Aspects Should I Consider Before Choosing Web Design as a Profession?
Asked by Sandy, Oregon City, OR on Aug 23, 2017 • Tagged in Entrepreneurship
    Lakeasha Jackson from Jackson Designz
    Islandia Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    I have to chime in with Tim and Paul on here and state that you must be ready to continue learning and pushing to learn more as the technology is forever is... (more)

For an Online Store, Which Is Better: GoDaddy or Shopify?
Asked by Brenda, Quesnel, BC on Aug 21, 2017 • Tagged in Business Website

I'm considering adding an online store to my brick and mortar. I'm not computer savy and not sure which is the best mode to go. I already have a website through... (more)

    Lakeasha Jackson from Jackson Designz
    Islandia Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    When you say godaddy, I am assuming you mean... WordPress? If so, WordPress is the best platform as it can be connected with shopify or you can just overall use... (more)

What Is Some Helpful Marketing Advice for Lawyers?
Asked by Arezou, Oakland, CA on Aug 23, 2017 • Tagged in Legal

Hi all, I went solo three years ago after years as a deputy public defender, but so far I have not worked on marketing my practice as I have been busy with doing... (more)

    Lakeasha Jackson from Jackson Designz
    Islandia Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 23, 2017

    Arezou,

    I had a chance to look over your website and I can tell you that you are not fully advertising your business within your own website. I would love the... (more)