Streetsboro Local Business Forum

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What Is Your Take on Twitter Ads and Is It Worth It to Invest?
Asked by Mary, Newmarket, ON on Sep 23, 2017 • Tagged in Paid Social Media

Good morning, I wanted to find out if anyone here on this platform ever used Twitter ads to promote their business and what were the results. Was it worth it? I am... (more)

    Robert Hicks from Admail.net
    Streetsboro Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, September 23, 2017

    It depends on your target market, Twitter is a great branding tool as well as web traffic builder - depending on your product do not expect an immediate transaction.... (more)

Is Tweeting Dead?
Asked by Robin, Oxnard, CA on Sep 19, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion

To be honest, I've never gotten the hang of Twitter... don't know hashtags from hashbrowns! (Guess with a name "Robin" I've been tweeting pretty much all my life.)... (more)

    Natalie Lemons from Resilience Group LLC
    Streetsboro Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    Twitter is not as popular as it once was, and doesn't seem to have the power that Pinterest does (Pinterest is also a search engine). It is a means to create your... (more)

Marketers, How Do You Acquire Customers Around Your Own Area?
Asked by Nicole, Huntingdon Valley, PA on Sep 18, 2017 • Tagged in Selling

I have customers around globally, but I would love to work with people in my area as well. Are there any ideas about how to go about this?

    Rick Pavia from Rick Pavia (RLP Marketing LLC)
    Streetsboro Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 20, 2017

    What type of business do you have? There are tons of ways to acquire customers locally, but it depends on the type of product/service you are selling, the price,... (more)

Any Recommendations for Sales and Marketing Books?
Asked by Sam, Dawsonville, GA on Sep 17, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Robert Hicks from Admail.net
    Streetsboro Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, September 17, 2017

    With strategies changing almost monthly the best source seem to be online blogs and webinar. The DMA bookstore has a good selection of books as well. ... (more)

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

Share what works and why...

    Zinga Hart from Cultivated Visions,LLC
    Streetsboro Area • 1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Wednesday, September 13, 2017

    Word-of-mouth referrals are high-touch and high-quality, but depending on the business Facebook Buy,Sell, Trade groups or other community groups can be valuable if... (more)

Thumbtack Ratings and Reviews
Asked by Thumbtack, , on Aug 01, 2016 • Tagged in General Discussion

Alignable members are weighing in with their opinions on Thumbtack. Have you rated Thumbtack yet? Add your rating and then check out other member's opinions and... (more)

    Barb Regets from Class Act Catering
    Streetsboro Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Reviewed on Friday, September 8, 2017

    My business got started on Thumbtack. I recommend to people to get started on it. But for my catering business I spent to much money on their. Then they linked my... (more)

Do You Feel That Radio Adds Are Worth the Money?
Asked by Clay, Mingus, TX on Aug 28, 2017 • Tagged in General Discussion
    Roger Douglas from WNIR 100 FM
    Streetsboro Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Are you kidding me that is the silliest question I have ever heard.

    This 100 year old medium is alive and stronger that it has ever been. You get more bounce per... (more)

Can You Recommend a Company or App That I Can Pay to Get Qualified Leads for My Home Improvement Business?
Asked by James, Amarillo, TX on Aug 26, 2017 • Tagged in Word-of-Mouth

Who can recommend a company or a App that I can pay to get Qualified Leads for my business?

Thanks in advance,

James Neslage - xxx-xxx-xxxx

    Rick Pavia from Rick Pavia (RLP Marketing LLC)
    Streetsboro Area • 2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, August 30, 2017

    Hi James: I see you were given a lot of feedback and I haven't read most of the comments. So my response might have already been provided, but here goes.

    My overall... (more)

How, as a Credit Agent, Do I Connect With Realtors?
Asked by Octavia, Kent, OH on Aug 29, 2017 • Tagged in Asking for Advice

How, as a credit agent, do I connect with realtors? We offer GREAT services, but having no luck.

Great credit restoration is only 1 of 12 services for a low fee, and... (more)

    Stephen Putnam from J Stephen Putnam
    5 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, August 31, 2017

    Join the local Board of Realtors as an affiliate. Go to meetings. Visit Real Estate offices. Meet as many agents as you can and hand out a lot of business cards.

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)

    Patty Brill from Express Systems & Parts Network
    Streetsboro Area • 0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, August 29, 2017

    We use Quick books for the 11 years I have been with my company we do a daily recon against the online bank. This way we can catch an possible errors daily and that... (more)