Kittery Local Business Forum

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What Is Your Favorite Social Media Platform?
Asked by Judith, Clifton Park, NY on Sep 19, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice
    Nancy Beveridge from Seacoast Sold Team, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
    Kittery Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Facebook, but you must relate and interact with their posts, not just post business on your page. Also look for sites that are tied to your business like Zillow to... (more)

I Have a Luxury House Listed. What Is the Best Way to Sell It Quickly?
Asked by Leonardo, Miami, FL on Sep 12, 2017 • Tagged in Real Estate Services
    Rania Elsherif from Bean Group
    Kittery Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 16, 2017

    Is it already on the market? It all depends on the marketing activity that you have or your realtor has, you need to ensure there is a weekly marketing activity for... (more)

What’s the Best Way to Acquire Local Customers?
Posted on Sep 11, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

Share what works and why...

    Naomi McNamara from Comcast Spotlight
    Kittery Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 15, 2017

    Karen is right about psychographic targeting. You need a strong idea of who your ideal customer REALLY is. Know the geographic demographic and psychographic... (more)

    Naomi McNamara from Comcast Spotlight
    Kittery Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 15, 2017

    Surround yourself with people smarter than you. That's the best advice I can offer. If you are a great business owner, but not a great website designer, Google Ad... (more)

    Naomi McNamara from Comcast Spotlight
    Kittery Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, September 15, 2017

    I don't understand why video is not on this list! Consumers are spending so much time streaming funny videos on youtube, watching game highlights on ESPN and... (more)

Question for Professionals in the Design/build/marketing Professions?
Asked by Marci, Bridgeport, CT on Sep 11, 2017 • Tagged in Marketing

HELLO, I just designed a new architectural modeling kit for children to promote STEAM education. I am considering advertising in places that would be seen by the... (more)

    Janet MacCausland from Vizuluxe
    Kittery Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Monday, September 11, 2017

    What about your local Home Builders Association? The NH Home Builders Association is very strong in NH, not sure about Connecticut? But you would gain the attention... (more)

How Can We, as a 501 (C)(3) Foundation Attract More Donors Who Believe in Our Mission?
Asked by Alan, Phoenix, AZ on Sep 10, 2017 • Tagged in Funding
    Mark Sullivan from Seacoast Asset Management
    Kittery Area • 24 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, September 11, 2017

    Perhaps having beneficiaries attend a soiree to share their stories, and ask them to please invite guests ---and specifically mention there will be no 'ask'.

Can You Recommend Any QBO/Accounting Tutorials for A Retailer?
Asked by Kate, Orlando, FL on Aug 27, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

Hi all - we have a lot strong skills amongst our co-founders, one of which is not accounting. Every month our reconciliation is off - and I have no clue how to bring... (more)

    The Herbal Path from The Herbal Path, Natural Pharmacy, Portsmouth
    Kittery Area • 12 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    I use QB for 20 years on multiple business and love it. We switched to QBO for one company and I hate it. Hard to use and difficult to fix errors.

How Does an Independent Home Inspector Find More Clients?
Asked by Gary, Akron, NY on Aug 09, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    David Garceau from Avalon Home inspections
    Kittery Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, August 11, 2017

    We drop of cards to realtors , we also try to stay close to the first page on Google. Park your truck near a realtors office on a weekend

How Do You Deal With Competition In Your Industry?
Asked by Mike, Sanford, FL on Mar 26, 2017 • Tagged in Research
    Mark Sullivan from Atlantic Financial Consulting Group
    Kittery Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 9, 2017

    I deal with competition by trying to educate investors about the significant differences between the suitability standard, wherein an ever-friendly captive... (more)