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7 Ways to Keep Customers Coming Back to Your Small Business

7 Ways to Keep Customers Coming Back to Your Small Business

You worked hard putting together a marketing plan to spread the word about your small business — to drive customers to your door. The next task is to figure out how to get them to return again and again. In some businesses, you can predict a buying pattern.

Small businesses turn to social media

Small businesses turn to social media

At a time when 85 percent of buyers go online to research purchases, successful social media marketing has the potential to generate more traffic to a website, send customers to a retail location, create awareness for a brand and build allegiance.

Less Driving Means Big Dividends For Local Economies

Less Driving Means Big Dividends For Local Economies

Driving is expensive. Running a sedan for a year costs $9,122 on average, according to the American Automobile Association, with gas prices contributing a big part of that sum. The average U.S. household spent $4,000 on fuel in 2012.

10 Tips to Promote Your Small Business

10 Tips to Promote Your Small Business

Between big competition and smaller budgets, small businesses face unique challenges on a daily basis. Fortunately, there are several steps you can take to mitigate these challenges and grow your small business.

Social Media Helps Small Businesses Compete

Social Media Helps Small Businesses Compete

While big brands such as Walmart and Home Depot have huge marketing budgets that allow them to purchase millions of dollars in print, online, radio, and TV advertising, small business owners have fewer resources when it comes to getting the word out about their products and services. Enter social media.

It Pays to Be 'Liked'

It Pays to Be 'Liked'

I always encourage small business owners to be students of media; take the time to look beyond the obvious and see marketing strategies in your surroundings.

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