How To Make a Video Like a Professional For Under $250

Video marketing is here to stay; it’s an essential selling and marketing tool for any business. If you are wondering whether it’s worth investing in video marketing, the answer is yes. The numbers in support of video marketing are staggering: Video marketers get 66% more qualified leads per year and achieve a 54% increase in brand awareness. 76.5% of marketers and small business owners are getting results with video marketing. 83% of those using video think it gives them a good ROI;.

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9 Skills Every Successful Entrepreneur Needs

“How do I know if I have what it takes?” This question plagues almost every entrepreneur – or would-be entrepreneur – at some point in their career. If you really want to be successful as an entrepreneur, you need to invest in yourself and build valuable skills over time. So which skills should every entrepreneur have? 1. The ability to manage money In order to effectively run a business, you need to be able to manage money. Answer these questions about your.

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How To Promote Apps On A Small Budget

App owners who created an app to effectively communicate with their customers often struggle to promote their app and acquire loyal users. The goal is to provide customers with an exceptional experience, but if they don’t know about the app, they won’t be able to take advantage of its benefits.  However, more often than not, small businesses don’t have sufficient budget for elaborate app promotion. So is it possible to acquire and engage users, as well as gain new customers, without having.

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5 Best Practices for Hiring Superior Employees for Your Startup

A company is only as good as its employees. It doesn’t matter if the CEO has the most creative, innovative business plan of the century – if he doesn’t also have people working alongside him who are dedicated, determined and hardworking, then his dream can’t become a reality. When you’re just beginning your entrepreneur adventure and are trying to establish your startup, the thought of hiring employees can seem quite daunting. A million questions will probably run through your head – How.

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Free Marketing: How To Post Your Business Ad on Craigslist [Template]

From tutoring and car repair to clothes and used furniture, Craiglist is the ultimate online marketplace to find specific products and services. If you sell goods or provide services directly, Craigslist is a marketing tool you should consider. According to Entrepreneur, “Small businesses both online and off are realizing the marketing power of Craigslist.org.” Here’s a quick roundup of the stats. Founded in 1996, Craigslist gets 10 million unique visitors a day. With an online classified ads format organized by region or city,.

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9 Mobile Marketing Trends You Need To Know For 2018 [Infographic]

According to trend watchers, the message for businesses and marketers this year is: go mobile or go home. The focus of 2018 will be to cater to the exponential growth of consumers who now use smart phones and/or tablets as their first – and many times only – device. Before we go into the 2018 trends, let’s set the mobile stage. It’s no longer a question of whether mobile marketing is important – we know it is – it’s now the case.

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How To Get Your App Ready For The Holidays

Halloween has come and gone… And if you haven’t done so already, it’s about that time to start planning out your business’ winter holiday strategy! For anyone with an app, the holiday season is the biggest time for consumption and spending. In fact, “this period is the “Black Friday” of the app business world… Brands are sure to see their downloads spike and consumer spending skyrocket,” according to Get Response. So you shouldn’t leave out your mobile app in this year’s planning..

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6 (Often Overlooked) Steps For Developing a Successful App

This guest post was contributed by Clutch.   For many small business owners and entrepreneurs, popular apps like Uber and Snapchat are sources of inspiration. It’s easy to see the appeal of mobile apps: they can provide a direct connection between businesses and their customers, encouraging engagement by providing new services and perks. But even as mobile apps become more mainstream — as many as 67% of small businesses have or plan to launch a mobile app by the end of 2017.

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Extra! Extra! How To Get Press Coverage For Your Small Business

Small business owners wear a lot of hats, including the one of Accountant, Customer Service Specialist, and Product Manager. So, they might not always have the time to put on the “marketer’s hat”. While mom-and-pop shops should definitely focus on delivering that amazing small business experience, they shouldn’t forget to market that amazing experience to the outside world. One way to do this is is by getting local press coverage for your small business, which in turn should get those new customers.

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5 Best Tips for Financing Your Start-Up

In any economic climate, it is challenging to find the funds to set up a business. Many entrepreneurs fail because they don’t perform thorough research before venturing into business. It’s important to fully investigate the economic market of the area of business you are about to step foot in, as this helps to determine the degree of difficulty to finance the business. On the other hand, it’s also easy to let overanalyzing and overthinking stop you from taking the leap. Any entrepreneur.

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