A cellphone with earbuds sitting atop a laptop keyboard with the TikTok app displayed on the screen.

What is TikTok, and Is It Good for Selling?

As business owners, we tend to market only on platforms we feel comfortable with. When new social media trends arise, it can feel like you’re losing ground when it comes to marketing. However, all social media platforms are not built the same, and depending on your audience, you might be just as present as always. […]
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Business Bootcamp: Marketing with Podcasts

While podcasts aren’t anything new, their popularity has skyrocketed in recent years, most notably during the pandemic. However, given the variety of marketing outlets available, it’s easy to rely solely on those most familiar to you. But guest-starring on a podcast can do your brand wonders – like catering to niche markets, building audience rapport, […]
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Business Bootcamp: Marketing When Social Media is Down

At the beginning of October, someone over at Facebook spilled their morning coffee on the ethernet cable, shutting down all their major services for six hours. Well, that’s not exactly how it went, but an error during routine maintenance did leave businesses without access to their Facebook, Instagram, and WhatsApp accounts. This unveiled a significant […]
A salesperson building virtual rapport with a prospective client via a video-conferencing app.

Win Sales Remotely by Building Virtual Customer Rapport

Lunches, conferences, and sometimes just a smiling face and a kind demeanor were once ways of sealing the deal with potential sales. Then the pandemic hit, and face-to-face interactions evoked feelings of unease and risk more than companionship. While it’s easy to conduct virtual meetings with familiar clients, forming good first impressions are far more difficult […]
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When Facebook Was Down, Did It Halt Your Business? Let’s Fix That

When Facebook, along with siblings of Instagram, WhatsApp and others, went down earlier this week, it didn’t just bring down social media and messaging platforms: it also halted businesses. The 6+ hour outage meant for some, their company effectively ceased to be, unable to communicate or sell to customers without the use of one or […]
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How To Get Users to Watch Your Instagram Videos

Video now reigns supreme on Instagram. Are you having trouble making the shift and keeping engagement? If you hope to generate engagement using Instagram videos, you need to know how to expertly execute the video process. Gaining traction with Instagram videos requires a lot more than chasing viral trends. Let’s review how you can get […]