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Friday Small Business Roundup: Social Media Marketing and More
eCommerce, internet marketing, Mobile/Applications
forum.web.com
29 June 2012

Check out this week’s Friday Roundup for tips and ideas to help grow your business. Hosting a Twitter chat is a great way to raise awareness of your business. Read Monika Jansen’s How to Host a Twitter Chat to get the scoop on how. Read more…

QR Code Best Practices for Small Business
internet marketing
QR Code Best Practices for Small Business
28 June 2012

Recently we talked with Patsy O’Connor about the state of QR codes for marketing, and asked him what he thought businesses should and should not do. We’ve been using QR codes, both as consumers and marketers, as well as recommending them to our clients, so we’ve come up with a few best practices for QR code marketing that you need to follow if you’re going to try this as a tactic. Make sure the QR code points to a mobile-friendly website. Read more…

Targeting National Media: a Local Success Story Featuring Local Business Owner Leah Fried Sedwick
Marketing and PR,Mayra Ruiz-McPherson
Targeting National Media: a Local Success Story Featuring Local Business Owner Leah Fried Sedwick
27 June 2012

Like most of the women who contribute and enjoy the many wonderful posts on this blog, I have an affinity for women in business and find great pleasure in reading about their professional development, important milestones, achievements and successes. It is in this very spirit I share with you the recent media success of a local business woman, Ms. Leah Fried Sedwick of Olde Towne Pet Resort. Read more…

Web.com Hits the Links with 10-Year PGA TOUR Sponsorship
news,Small Business Development
Web.com Hits the Links with 10-Year PGA TOUR Sponsorship
27 June 2012

Web. com this morning announced some very exciting news. We’ve signed a 10-year contract with the PGA to become the title sponsor of the newly renamed Web. Read more…

Expert Advice on QR Codes
internet marketing
Expert Advice on QR Codes
26 June 2012

Patsy O’Connor knows QR codes better than most people. The owner/founder of CustomQRCodes. com is an evangelist for getting businesses to embrace the short code in their mobile marketing and promotion campaigns. Read more…

Using Autoresponders for eCommerce Success
eCommerce,internet marketing
Using Autoresponders for eCommerce Success
25 June 2012

Autoresponders are an excellent tool for small business owners who want to distinguish themselves from their competition by providing outstanding customer service. Starting with a thank-you note for an initial purchase, announcing new products, or responding to customer inquiries, an effective autoresponder strategy can help a small business put the boost in their bottom line. In a recent article on the Solid Cactus blog—one of the Web. Read more…

Mini #WGBiz Reunion at G2 Marketing in the Round DC Booksigning #g2dc
Business, Events, Women In Business
Mini #WGBiz Reunion at  G2 Marketing in the Round DC Booksigning #g2dc
23 June 2012

This past Thursday, June 21, 2012, Gini Dietrich (an occasional Women Grow Business Contributor) and Geoff Livingston (friend of the WGB family) held a book signing and panel discussion for their new book Marketing in the Round (Amazon link below). Several members of the Women Grow Business community were in attendance, as well as many popular members of the Washington DC Tech community. Here’s a photo summary of the event. Read more…

The Friday Roundup
eCommerce, internet marketing, Small Business Development
forum.web.com
22 June 2012

Check out this week’s Friday Roundup for tips and ideas to help grow your business. Discover the biggest customer service complaints against businesses, and learn How Not to Drive Your Customers Crazy in Rieva Lesonsky’s post on providing good customer service. Social media isn’t just for “engaging” with customers–it can make a difference to your bottom line. Read more…

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