An email list is an untapped income opportunity for your business. What is an email list? It's a collection of email addresses of your customers and prospects that have agreed to fill out a form to receive emails from your business. These email addresses are collected into a CRM (Customer Relationship Manager) software or email database software that allows you to send out targeted messages either immediately or automated to all the people on your list. You can also choose to send email to … Read more about 7 Reasons Why You Need To Build An Email List
Setting goals are a good thing. Every year the CCM team sets goals for the new year. I recently met with the CCM staff team and laid out my vision and the goals to accomplish that vision for 2017. We have a lot of great things planned for 2017. Here is a look at some of the goals we are aiming for in 2017. Websites In 2016 we helped launch 18 new client websites. In 2017, we are aiming to launch 28 new client websites. Here is a list of some of the new clients we served in 2016 ... … Read more about CCM Goals for 2017
Twitter is my worldwide connection to world news, funny memes, the latest gossip, and random thoughts that could be sometimes left unsaid. Twitter is a type of social media that allows people to share their thoughts, connect with others and discover what’s happening around the globe. Twitter happens to be one of my main social media platforms I use on a daily basis. I often go onto my Twitter app more than ten times a day. Twitter for me is often the only place I will be able to catch up on the … Read more about Twitter Polls: It’s up to you
Sarah Ware, co-founder and chief executive of Markerly, an influencer marketing platform, wrote an article for Entrepreneur magazine, "9 Marketing Mistakes That Cost Your Business Money." Businesses live and die by their marketing strategies. Here are her 9 core marketing mistakes that could put your company six feet under. Ware mentioned in her article that when she is evaluating whether or not her services are the right fit for her clients, she asks the following questions to make sure … Read more about Are You Making These Marketing Mistakes?
Making a website is like baking your favorite cake recipe. It is full of flavor and pleasing to the eye. For those who don't know me, one of my favorite past times is baking. You can learn more about me here on our meet our team page. I wanted to combine two of my favorite things, baking and website development to show how you can make a wonderful website that is truly scrumptious. What you will need for this recipe: Base Flavor Filling Icing Decoration Start with a Good … Read more about The Perfect Recipe for a Website
This morning I was the “10 Minute Speaker” in my BNI chapter located in Greenfield, Indiana. A “10 Minute Speaker” is when you get the opportunity to speak for 10 minutes about a topic related to your business. For 10 minutes all eyes and ears were on me. For my 10 minutes I spoke about how to write a good blog article. I also shared how being committed to blogging for your small business is a key ingredient to attracting new customers as a part of your inbound marketing strategy. If you are … Read more about Anatomy of a Small Business Blog Post
One night after my daughter’s soccer practice I noticed a voicemail on my smart phone. The caller, I’ll call her Becky, left a message inquiring about my marketing services. Her daughter was also a soccer player and she happened to notice my phone number on the back of my vehicle while it was sitting in the parking lot of where I coach my daughter’s soccer team. The next day I called her back. Her inquiry basically boiled down to this, “Greg, I really don’t even know if I can afford you. … Read more about How Much Does A Website Cost Anyway?
Never underestimate the power of a great logo. The swoop. The shiny apple. The yellow shell with the red border. One look and you know the brands – Nike, Apple, Shell. A great logo is the face of your brand and reinforces its identity in the minds of consumers. Below are five key factors to creating a great logo. Simplicity – Simple colors and simple font are the foundation for a great logo. Something modest with appealing colors is easy to identify as the face of your company. Readability – … Read more about 5 Key Factors to Creating A Great Logo