How Small Businesses Can Use Snapchat

Posted on 9:50 pm, April 17, 2015 by

Though a relatively recent product, Snapchat has captured the public’s imagination. As it is rising in popularity and free to use, small businesses can leverage its power and wide reach in their sales and marketing efforts. Some notable Snapchat statistics There are 100 million monthly active users 70% of Snapchat users are female Over 400 million snaps are sent every … Read more


Why small businesses need a CRM (Customer Relationship Management) solution

Posted on 5:24 am, April 6, 2015 by

Apptivo CRM

CRM (Customer Relationship Management) is no longer an unknown term today. Many business organizations have leveraged this technology in order to generate more profits and revenue. It is a myth that small businesses cannot afford CRM. Thanks to the cloud technology, almost every major CRM solution is available as SaaS (Software as a Service). Small businesses do not have to … Read more


Effective social media marketing strategies for small businesses

Posted on 11:18 am, February 27, 2015 by

Social Media

Social media is a widely used marketing tool currently and small businesses are no exception. Today, millions of people and potential customers are using social media on a daily basis. Facebook has become a verb pretty much the same way Google became a verb earlier. Spending a few hours on social media has become the norm and not the exception. … Read more


Effective email marketing strategies for small businesses

Posted on 12:03 pm, February 17, 2015 by

Email_Marketing

Email marketing existed even before social media came of age. This is one of the most cost effective channels of communication that the small business owners used earlier and which is still in vogue to keep in touch with their potential market and current customers. Therefore, small business owners should consider including email strategy into their marketing plans and reach … Read more


Small Business Events 2015

Posted on 3:33 pm, January 5, 2015 by

Small Business Events

With the New Year around the corner, you as an entrepreneur would have already made your resolutions, strategies and other relevant plans to take your business to the next level. There are many who would be planning to venture into business and those who would like to diversify their business. There are many small business events that give an insight … Read more


Top 5 Digital Marketing Trends to watch out for in 2015

Posted on 12:11 pm, December 15, 2014 by

Digital Marketing

In a couple of weeks’ time 2014 will draw to a close. Startups and established businesses would be burning the midnight oil to figure out various marketing and advertising strategies for next year. Though the basics of marketing has not changed much, the landscape of marketing has changed drastically. It’s an era of digital marketing. Therefore digital marketing has to … Read more


Ways to influence customers and their buying decisions

Posted on 10:27 am, September 11, 2014 by

Decision

It is the customers who have the power to make or break a business. Hence it is essential that enterprises focus on customer satisfaction and loyalty. There exist time tested techniques to bond with customers and positively influence their buying decisions to your favor. Go the extra mile to make customers feel special- Smile and welcome your customers with genuine … Read more


How to make your business profitable in 2014

Posted on 1:42 pm, February 24, 2014 by

Business Profit

Small business owners have fared differently financially in 2013. But they share the same goal of being profitable in 2014. Here we look at effective strategies to accomplish precisely that. Have a written business plan – Don’t try to keep everything about your business in the head. You are likely to forget many important details. A detailed and well thought … Read more


How to maximize your small business email marketing campaign

Posted on 6:00 am, February 5, 2014 by

email marketing campaign

Marketing emails are a reliable resource to increase company sales, expand target audiences and attract traffic to online stores, blogs and social media. Data-driven tactics are the key to getting the most from email marketing. In other words, follow the metrics. Measuring the outcomes of past campaigns, especially the poor ones, can provide insight on what needs to be changed … Read more


Upcoming Marketing Trends of 2014

Posted on 10:42 am, January 30, 2014 by

Marketing trends

Marketing is important to all businesses, big or small. This field is continuously evolving and becoming more and more sophisticated with the passing of time. Every year throws its own quota of surprises in the marketing domain. This year is no different.  As the customer becomes market savvy and more demanding, a carefully crafted company marketing strategy is both desirable … Read more