6 Ways to Grow Your Retail Business With Limited Time and Budget

If you’ve bootstrapped your online retail business and are now established, congratulations. That’s no easy feat. But the next adventure, should you choose to accept it, is to grow your business. Given that all your time and money is going into serving existing customers, [...]

Apps vs Websites – what’s the best way to sell on mobile?

We’re at a point where nearly 6 in 10 website visits are from mobile. This makes sense; people have their phones on them all the time and are often browsing the web at work, college, or when out and about. Phones are basically computers [...]

Omni-Channel vs Multi-Channel – Which One And Why?

Brands with top class Omni-Channel customer engagement retain 89% of their customers on average, compared to just 33% for companies with weak Omni-Channel customer engagement. That 3x difference could make or break a business. However, the case for going Omni-Channel is not that clear [...]

What Can Retailers Do to Target Local Customers?

Marketing to an offline, local audience is different than marketing to a global, online one. While certainly, digital marketing can help create awareness of your brand with local shoppers, you’ll also need a healthy mix of offline tactics to balance it out. Here are [...]

4 Tips to Write the Best Marketing Blog Posts That Will Grow Your Influence

Marketing blog posts present an ideal opportunity to share ideas and for the audience to gain an insight into the trends and opportunities that lie within the market. With the best marketing blog posts, you can engage and build valuable relationships with your targeted [...]

6 Marketing Tips to Help Grow Your Brand on Instagram

Instagram is a fundamental marketing tool for every brand, regardless of the type of business you are dealing with. It’s a perfect combination of visual and textual content that you can use to engage the audience and help your organization grow in the long-term [...]

Why is two factor authentication important for Instagram?

Hackers and identity theft? It’s no wonder why small businesses are nervous about the tech world. Not only is it intimidating to put your brand online, but you need to be very cautious with your login credentials and passwords. With the recent launch of [...]

A Small Business Guide to Instagram Hashtags

What is a Hashtag? A short keyword or phrase preceded by a pound sign (#). By preceding keywords or phrases with a pound sign (#), it makes the term clickable and will automatically search for related content using the same hashtag.  Hashtags do not [...]

How to Get Started on Instagram: 5 Quick Steps

Instagram is quickly growing to become one of the most used social platforms worldwide. With over 1 billion users, it trails Facebook closely as the most popular social network. However, Instagram users have 58x more engagement per follower than Facebook making it an attractive platform [...]

What Type of Website Does Your Retail Business Need?

For small businesses in the modern era, it’s no longer a question of whether they need a website. A web presence is required for even the smallest brick-and-mortar businesses. What you should consider instead is how robust a website you need. Retail businesses in [...]