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Marketing Agency Guides, Small Business Online Presence, Small Business Owner's Guide

5 Reasons Marketing Agencies Should Offer Review Site Management

Entrepreneur. Manager. Product buyer. Accountant. HR. Marketer. Small business owners wear a lot of hats. An owner may slip in and out of many roles which, in a larger company, would be divided among a large staff. But a small…

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FG Philosophy & News, Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Owner's Guide

Why Small Conferences Are Better

We here at Funding Gates attend a lot of conferences throughout the year. Some are focused on small businesses, others on accountants, and still more are for our own education about being the best small business finance platform we can…

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Marketing Agency Guides

5 Tips for Pitching Your Marketing Agency to Small Businesses

While many people in the marketing world focus on hauling in “big fish” clients, small businesses are a profitable niche that are often overlooked. Use these five tips for pitching your marketing agency to small businesses to open up a…

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Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Online Presence

4 Companies Excelling At Social Media Humor

One of the latest social media tips for small business is to be funny! Embracing social media humor is a brilliant way to stay out from the crowds of brands and businesses already posting away on social media. Using humor…

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Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Owner's Guide

8 Creative Sponsorship Ideas to Get the Word Out About Your Small Biz

Being involved, and invested, in the community can yield incredible results for small businesses in small towns. As we’ve covered before, building up goodwill in local communities leads to lasting favorable brand association and a greatly elevated rate of brand…

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Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Online Presence, Small Business Owner's Guide

How To Track & Measure Your Small Business’ Social Media

Social media is well understood to be incredibly valuable for small businesses (read ALL our small business social media posts here) — but how can you track and measure it? With the best, most affordable tools! Here are our top…

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Marketing & Strategy, Marketing Agency Guides

Beginner’s Guide To Starting A Small Business Marketing Agency

As a professional marketer, you are an expert at drawing attention to diverse and unique brands. After spending a little time with a small business, you can see their unique value adds and inherently know how to tell the company’s…

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Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Online Presence, Small Business Owner's Guide

The Latest Local Search Marketing Tips For Small Businesses

The facts are the facts, local search is huge for small businesses. Google only plans to continue improving it’s search algorithms for local experiences- so you better start paying attention. Google estimates that four out of five customers are relying on web…

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Management, Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Owner's Guide

5 Lessons from the Best B2B Business Books

Knowledge is power. Knowledge will help you achieve the biggest gains for your business. If you’re a B2B small business owner, checking out the latest B2B business books could be the very best thing you do for your business. But here…

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Marketing & Strategy, Small Business Owner's Guide

6 Tips to Help Small Town Businesses Attract “Snowbird” Spending

Tourism dollars are great for businesses, but it isn’t just for businesses in big towns or tropical, paradise locations. Small town tourism is a rapidly growing trend as more people value “mom and pop” stores and supporting local economies.  “Snowbird”…

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