5-AI tools every small business should be using in 2023
As a small business owner, you probably wear between 2 and 8 proverbial hats on any given day. You are HR, marketing, sales, customer support, you name it, you’ve probably done it. The first time one of our founders used AI, she performed a task that normally took her around 3 hours, in 12 minutes. Mind blown. It was then that she knew this had to be something we could make accessible to every small business owner out there, because as discussed, the odds are against us.
Get Started with Online Ads: Guide 1 - Creating a Strategy
Advertising can be expensive. And there are no guarantees. As a small business owner, not only does that alone make it a tiring exercise, but deciding where, what, and how to distribute your marketing dollars can be overwhelming. With so many options available, we wanted to give you a series of short guides on how to get started to maximize a successful outcome.
5-Ways text messaging can improve your small businesses bottom line
As a small business owner, you're always looking for new ways to improve your bottom line. One strategy that you might not have considered is text messaging! Whether your business does not engage with customers over text today, or texts minimally, in this blog post we'll explore some stats that demonstrate how text messaging can improve your business's bottom line...
10 Tips to generate more business through better phone practices
For many small businesses that are looking to grow, their first thought is to spend time and money on social media, paid advertising, or flyers. And while these might be necessarily tactics, especially for brand new businesses, business owners often overlook some of the most basic, low cost ways to secure more business. While there are a range of basic, low-to-no cost tactics, today’s article will focus on the easiest and most overlooked tool: your business phone.
5 marketing tips every small business providing a service should try in 2023
Whether you’re a fortune 500 company, or a solo journeyman, providing the services you’re selling and running your business, you must invest in some level of marketing to make sure your business remains profitable, and continues to grow.
Top marketing habits of successful small businesses
With so many businesses vying for the attention of customers, it’s important to invest in marketing your business, which doesn’t necessarily have to mean spending a ton of money on a sales team, or online advertising. In fact, just looking at Google search, 53% of website traffic is driven through organic search, while paid only accounts for 27% (HigherVisibility), with roughly 25.8% of internet users using ad blocking software. And in the marketing world, search is one of the best places to run high conversion advertising as that person your ad is landing in front of literally has the problem your small business solves.
Choosing a business phone system in 2023
As a small or medium-sized business owner, you know how important it is to stay connected with customers and partners. A reliable business phone system is a crucial tool for managing calls, scheduling appointments, and handling inquiries. But with so many options on the market, it can be challenging to find an affordable business phone system that also meets your needs.
5 Reasons to start texting with customers in 2023
In today’s world, customers reach out on Facebook, Instagram, Yelp, Nextdoor, and many other platforms where they can discover your business. And what do you do if you want to be a successful small business? You make sure you’re there for them, even if it means juggling another app, because those are potential customers, and in the race to beat not only the big box companies, but the odds of failure as a small business, nailing communication is one of the keys to success.
Customer service cheat sheet for small businesses
Communicating with customers is one of the most important aspects of running your small to medium sized business as customer service becomes more and more important in consumer decision making. In fact, 90% of Americans use customer service as a key factor in purchase decisions, with 89% of consumers saying they are more likely to make another purchase with companies who offer excellent customer service (Salesforce research).
10 Best phone systems for small businesses
Text messaging has become an increasingly popular way for businesses to communicate with customers, and it's easy to see why. It's fast, convenient, and allows you to reach customers in real-time. However, finding a phone service that allows you to text with customers can be a challenge.