Roswell Local Business Forum

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As a Cleaning Company, What Is the Best Way to Get Myself Out There in Front of Potential Clients?
Asked by Ashlee, Byron, MN on Aug 17, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Jewel Brown from Hair By Jewel
    Roswell, GA • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Saturday, August 19, 2017

    I would suggest Putting a sign on your car, joining the Facebook groups and post packages. Ask your current customer to write a testimony, partner with other... (more)

Home Improvement Pros, Does Anyone Use Google Pay Per View, and Does It Work for You?
Asked by Ken, Forked River, NJ on Aug 17, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

or Is It a Waste of Time and Money.

    Jewel Brown from Hair By Jewel
    Roswell, GA • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Saturday, August 19, 2017

    I do use google adwords to advertise my business. I did get some clients from the ad, but you want to give it at least 6 months before it really takes off. Also join... (more)

What's the Best Way to Market an Insurance Business on a Small Budget?
Asked by Keith, Mesa, AZ on Aug 17, 2017 • Tagged in Offline

I'm new to the Small Business Insurance industry and I'm looking for tips on marketing on a small budget. How do I not sound like a small voice yelling into a... (more)

    Becky Boyd from MediaFirst
    Roswell, GA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 17, 2017

    It depends on your target audience - are you potential customers local? Homeowners? Car owners? Once you determine that, then you need to review what your... (more)

What Are the Best Marketing Tools for Automotive Repair Business?
Asked by Joe, Edinburg, TX on Aug 14, 2017 • Tagged in Offline
    Shawn Timberlake from Five Brothers Automotive
    Roswell, GA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, August 14, 2017

    Word of mouth is definitely the best way.Also Facebook is a good way to reach many people.Nextdoor is another web site or app that you can recommend your shop to... (more)

This is not a sales pitch. What are the best ways that you've been able to source new leads (buyers and sellers) other than word of mouth and direct mail?

    Darrell Hahn from Coldwell Banker
    Roswell, GA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, August 12, 2017

    I have several lead services. So far the only success I have had was with Zillow, but it is rather expensive.

What Do You Feel Is the Best Way to Market A Beauty/Wellness Business?
Asked by Debby, Pleasant Valley, NY on Aug 08, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

Internet Marketing; Networking Events; Social Media; Advertising; Word of Mouth; etc

We are a pure wellness/skin care/beauty business.

    Deborah Haynes from Advanced Health to BE
    Roswell, GA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 10, 2017

    Offer free monthly or bi-monthly informational or educational seminars to share pertinent info as to how applicable and relevant your products/services are in real... (more)

How Long Would You Give Your Business to Pickup Before Relocating Your Business to a New Location?
Asked by Jewel, Roswell, GA on Aug 10, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I started my business in Norcross GA, in 2008. I always work in Norcross for more than 15 years. I decided to downsize my business and move to Roswell GA in February... (more)

    Mark Kutch from Mark On Design
    1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Thursday, August 17, 2017

    Hi Jewel, my 2cents: I've seen a lot of challenges with small companies with little to zero capital to try and survive with very few immediate money generating... (more)

What Is the Best Way to Attract Experienced Hair Stylist and Barbers to Work for a New Salon?
Asked by Regina, Morristown, NJ on Aug 06, 2017 • Tagged in Hiring

What is the best way to attract experienced hair stylist and barbers to work for a new salon?

    Jewel Brown from Hair By Jewel
    Roswell, GA • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Sunday, August 6, 2017

    When I first opened my salon. I ran an ad on salon post also I recruit students from the school and also I paid for a list of licensed stylist from GA state board.... (more)

As a Web Developer, What Design Platform Do You Use?
Asked by Caleb, Cumberland, RI on Aug 05, 2017 • Tagged in Online Marketing

Is it a proprietary platform or a white labeled platform?

    Scott Ritshie from PROJECT PHOENIX media productions
    Roswell, GA • 10 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Umbraco... best platform out there, hands down. It's built on the Microsoft.NET MVC framework and is 100% customizable. WordPress is not really a development... (more)

How Can Social Media Expand My Art Business?
Asked by Tracy, Calgary, AB on Aug 03, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

I had a few employees that wanted to set up a business twitter, facebook and instagram account to expand audience but I haven't seen much progress. Is it really... (more)

    Tom Wester from The Wester Gallery
    Roswell, GA • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, August 5, 2017

    Tracy - what you put in is directly related to what you get out. The more promotion that you can do, the more folks you will attract. BUT - it takes time for folks... (more)