How to Make Your Small Business Festive During the Holidays

The holidays are the optimal time to generate interest in our businesses. They can bring new revenue, and provide cheer to all who visit. Yet, we need to make sure we are taking the right steps to make this festive season a successful one. [...]

7 Ways to Build Customer Loyalty For Your Small Business

Customer loyalty is essential for the ongoing success of any small business. Research shows that actually acquiring new customers is as much as 10 times pricier than selling to an existing buyer. On top of this, loyal customers tend to spend almost 70 percent [...]

8 Mistakes to Avoid When Sending Email Newsletters

Email newsletters are one of the most important methods of communication with customers used by online businesses today. By using emails, you can establish a direct channel of communication and supply the subscribers with useful content, information about sales, events, and other perks, and, [...]

Email Marketing for Small Business [PART 2]

Learn about mobile's role in email marketing, design tips, and the basics of autoresponders in "Email Marketing for Small Business [Part 1]." Now you may ask, if email is everywhere and anyone can send it, why do I need an email marketing tool? [...]

10 Email Best Practice Tips for Independent Retail Stores

Maintaining an up-to-date email list is often an important tool for small business marketing. Independent retailers rely on direct engagement in order to drive repeat business into their stores. Facing stiff competition from big box chains that may compete on selection and price, independent shops [...]

New Feature: Smart Calendar, Scheduling Your Social and Email Posts is Easier Than Ever!

If you ask any of our small businesses about their most loved SnapRetail feature, the survey is always pretty clean: the planning calendar. Why? You can easily get a comprehensive view of your marketing plan: emails, social posts, website updates, and events. But, even the [...]

How to Make Coupons More Effective

A guest blog post from our friend, Jessica Thiefels Many retailers agree that coupons are an effective way to bring people into their stores. But some merchants see coupons as a nuisance that only serve as a hassle for lowering profitability.   It’s likely that [...]