When it comes to growing their business, most business owners tend to think in terms of incremental growth with a linear thought process. Growing your business 5% or 10% a year is great, but won't fundamentally change much about your business. This type of thinking does create growth, but usually small growth at best. And acquiring new customers is usually the only strategy in place to produce this growth.
Gary Shouldis is the founder of 3Bug Media, a web marketing company that helps businesses create 360 Marketing Strategies to dominate their market.
His blog is read by over 20 thousand small business owners a month and has been featured in the N.Y. Times Small Business, Business Insider and Yahoo Small Business.
Entries by Gary
If you are a small business owner and not incorporating video into your marketing strategy, you are missing out on a big opportunity. The fact is that video is exploding as a content medium. Most brands and large companies are focusing their efforts on video when it comes to online marketing. But for the average […]
Most business owners make several of these Local SEO mistakes that can kill your traffic and it could be causing you lower rankings in Google. You may also be losing money dues to lost revenue opportunities.
Jim Rohn (September 17, 1930 – December 5, 2009) is often seen as the founding father of the modern personal development movement. Tony Robbins mentored under him in the late 70's and many others, like Jack Canfield (the Chicken Soup for the Soul series) and Brian Tracy, credit his influence to their success. I have read […]
Do you feel like you're getting nowhere with your business? Have you lost momentum and now feel like you're just spinning your wheels? In your first year or two of business, the enthusiasm is high, optimism is at its peak, and you can overcome most obstacles with sheer will. That first year is awesome, scary […]
Are the businesses in your industry using all marketing options available to them to their full potential? The answer is no. And in many industries, the answer is, “not even close”. If you take the time to study your industry and your competitors, you will find that there are numerous examples of marketing arbitrage ready […]
Online advertising works. It actually works very well if you build the right strategy around it. If you can get your advertising right, it is one of the only true scalable marketing tactics in your marketing arsenal.
Want to learn how to rank a single web page for dozens or even hundreds of keywords? Ranking a page for multiple keywords is easier now more than ever if you know how to do it.
Your contact page is one of the most important conversion pages on your website. Most people view the Contact page as an afterthought, a page people visit to fill out a form or get your phone number. What they don't realize is that many people go to a contact page with the intent of contacting you but stop for one reason or another.
Almost every business article you read about goal setting suggests that you tell anyone and everyone what your personal goals are. The reasoning is that the more people that know your goals, the more people you need to prove to that you can actually carry out that goal. Having lots of people who are ready to laugh at you when you don't reach your goals sounds like a great motivator for staying on track.