Business Advice


5 Social Media Rules of Thumb

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Aug 2016

5 Social Media Rules of Thumb

I’m often asked to give quick social media advice or little nuggets of wisdom to pass onto the small business community. I am happy to do it because I have a lot to say about the dynamic and confusing world of social media. I decided to pull these ‘rules of thumb’ into one post, as I find that we repeat these to our clients and...

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Why Is ‘Why’ So Important?

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Jul 2016

Why Is ‘Why’ So Important?

People don’t buy what you do, they buy why you do it. That’s the message of Simon Sinek’s Ted Talk, How Great Leaders Inspire Action. It’s a brilliant concept, yet few companies actually embrace it. Business focus is spent on product features or user benefits, rather than sharing what’s really important: what they believe and why. At first, establishing a fundamental ‘why’ was challenging for us....

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Social Media: 5 Things I Hope I Never Hear From Prospective Customers Again

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Jul 2016

Social Media: 5 Things I Hope I Never Hear From Prospective Customers Again

It’s funny what people ask, and sometimes offer, a service-based business. I’ve made it a goal to educate our clients and prospects on the reality of social media marketing for business – and this post is no exception.  Here are five things I hope to never hear from prospective customers again! Can I pay you for your services after I start getting some clients from...

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Facebook Advertising: Custom Audiences Work

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Jul 2016

Facebook Advertising: Custom Audiences Work

I’ve been a huge advocate for Facebook advertising. It’s an inexpensive online marketing tool for small business owners and the platform continues to create more sophisticated features. My favorite is not new, but it is high quality – the custom audiences.  Custom audiences have a few ways to target users, but, for those trying it for the first time, I recommend the option to import...

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Entrepreneurs: In a League of our Own

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Jun 2016

Entrepreneurs: In a League of our Own

I’ve had entrepreneurship on the brain lately, as I work to grow #Strella Social Media in our seventh year.  My executive coach said that some people think that owning a business is a dream come true, but they have no idea how much work is involved. I couldn’t agree more. For businesses trying to grow, it’s even more difficult. I frequently encounter misconceptions about being...

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