Tag: online marketing

Is your Facebook Group Dead?

Do you hear crickets in your Facebook group? Is your Facebook group dead on arrival? So, how does a savvy business owner improve Facebook engagement in their Facebook group? I started the Women’s Entrepreneur Network on Facebook- A Facebook Group  in 2015, and it has been a great journey, growing that group to over 60,000…
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Marketing Myths: Why the Shotgun Method Isn’t the Best Marketing Plan

Marketing Myths: Why the Shotgun Method Isn’t the Best Marketing Plan

I see a lot of small and medium size businesses trying to market their business using what I call “shotgun marketing” as their marketing plan. They are trying to save money, bring in customers and get more business. Sounds good, right? They read up on the latest marketing techniques and then start trying several of…
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Never Neglect These 8 Top Elements of an Effective E-Commerce Website

When your company is offering products and services on your website, then it is very likely that you have entered into the lucrative, challenging world of e-commerce. You might think that all your efforts and time are worth it because your business is getting enough sales. However, experts say that even with just a simple…
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Don’t Make These Social Media Mistakes – What to do Instead

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . One of the good things in life is that sometimes we’re successful in spite of being our own worst enemies and shooting ourselves in the foot over and over again.   That’s the good news.   I see a lot of entrepreneurs making some basic social media mistakes that are…
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My Comprehensive Guide for Finding New Clients on Facebook

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . I’ve written general articles in the past on how to get clients using Facebook, but this will be a more comprehensive guide.. Let me preface this by saying that there are several general ways to get clients. But if you aren’t careful about how you approach people on social media,…
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A Beginner’s Guide to Starting an Online Business

~by Joan Herbert~ . You’ve decided that you want to start an online business. With the changing economy, the world of commerce is moving out of brick and mortar stores and into the web. With the digital revolution, many professionals are finding out that they can earn a decent living working remotely, from the comfort…
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18 Things I Learned While Building My Facebook Group

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . I got the bright idea a couple of years ago to start a Facebook group to help me grow my business. I thought, “Why not? All of the other business coaches are doing it”. I figured I’d do it a bit differently… and march to the beat of my own drummer.…
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Hearing Crickets When You Post on Social Media? Don’t Give Up

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . It feels like it was just yesterday, though it’s actually been a little while, that I first started posting on Facebook and other social media sites and blogs. I remember it all too well. I had this great, if not naive, idea that I’d write fantastic content from my little…
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Social Media Marketing Pet Peeves: Avoid these Mistakes

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . A lot of people market themselves extremely well on social media. A lot of people really don’t. They get so caught up in trying to make a sale that they can’t figure out why this whole social media thing isn’t working well for them. They might get frustrated, annoyed or…
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It’s Your Own Business and You’re in the Driver’s Seat

~by Haley Lynn Gray~ . The cool thing about owning your own business is that you’re in the driver’s seat. You get to decide how much gas, when to brake, and how to steer your business. This can be both a blessing and a curse.   Why? Because if you’re scared, you can end up…
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