From social media campaigns, to community outreach, to referral networks, this week’s 5 on Friday shares tips and tactics that can help you generate buzz about your business. Our featured experts share recipes for success, whether it’s managing a Facebook Company Page, marketing an auto repair business, or using the iPad to share product information and project estimates with prospects.
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1. Facebook Marketing: 3 Easy Ways to Get Better
Finding it difficult to manage your Facebook Company Page? Looking for ways to improve your Facebook marketing? Monika Jansen shares tips that can help.
2. Entrepreneur Interview: Matt Curry Keeping Ahead in the Auto Repair Business and Being Social
How does an auto repair business engage with customers and the community? Shashi Bellamkonda interviews Matt Curry about his online and offline success story, which includes car clinics for women, a fund-raising program for local communities and charitable organizations, and proactive social media monitoring.
3. 9 Ingredients for a Successful Marketing Program
Do your marketing tactics generate leads when you need them? Are you mixing up offers to stay fresh and appealing? Monika Jansen shares Marketo’s recipe for success.
4. How Many Ways Can You Use the New iPad in Your Business?
Get those creative juices flowing! From restaurants and yoga studios to nail salons and interior design companies, Rieva Lesonsky shares the innovative ways SMBs are using the iPad to boost their marketing efforts.
5. How the Power of Referrals Can Build Your Business
Do you have a referral network? In a recent study highlighted by Karen Axelton, SMB owners said referrals were the number one way they found and formed relationships that helped them grow their business.
Have other tips and tactics to share? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below.
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