Author - James Cox

Advertising Vs. Marketing

The majority of business owners do not know the difference between marketing and advertising. That’s a problem because it leads to unrealistic expectations, mistakes in strategy and rushing to get results. Understanding the difference, how they both can help your business and how to utilize them can go a long way in building a successful business that generates sales and develops long-lasting relationships with customers. Marketing Marketing is the focus on building a brand, a presence, introducing your business to consumers. [...]

Marketing An App

There are millions of apps created each year. Aspiring entrepreneurs are trying to take their idea to the next level and see if it can become popular. There are apps for gaming, tracking fitness results, tracking what you eat, keeping up to date on your favorite sports teams, monitoring finances and stocks, playing games, watching videos and more. Apps have become the new website, meaning companies invest thousands of dollars into them and then forget to utilize app marketing [...]

Did You Forget About Business Listings?

Hopefully, you have a good grasp on the advantages of SEO. It gets you ranked on the top pages for important keywords that are relevant to your business; it offers higher conversion rates and is a cost-effective way of being found by interested consumers. It also can build your brand and help protect it. However, it does take time to work and that’s why you have to have patience. If you are looking for something that can help you [...]

7 Tips For Increasing Repeat Business

It’s not easy or cheap to get a new customer. You can literally spend hundreds of dollars just to make a sale that nets you less than ten. So why do it? Because that single $10 purchase can give you a customer for life, meaning they spend $10 with you every month, refer you to their friends and family and help you to grow your business. Companies look at the cost of acquisition a lot differently now. Let’s use [...]

Stop Trying To Sell, Start Trying To Educate

It’s easier than ever to reach an audience. You can reach them on social media, by blogging, by using display ads, with email marketing and other options. However, the challenge is to get their attention and keep it. You can have a great ad with great placement and still not get the click just because the person isn’t interested in buying something right now or they are distracted by something else. One of the biggest mistakes small businesses make is [...]

5 Marketing Tips For Doctors

For many doctors, the idea of getting more patients isn’t something they have to worry about. Some cannot find time to see a new patient for weeks or even months. However, for many physicians, competition has never been steeper as is the need for a strong online presence. How do you build your brand, introduce new services, protect your online reputation and establish yourself as the leading expert in your field? Here are some doctor marketing tips that will [...]

How Changes In Social Media Marketing Impact My Business

Whether it’s Instagram, Facebook, Twitter or LinkedIn, the top platforms have been making big changes to the way you can market your business on social media. Their goal is to make more money while also creating a friendlier and easier experience for the user. This isn’t the best news for you as people who are following your page will see fewer of your posts. That’s really amazing when you think about it, you have to now pay to have [...]

The Big Secret To Increasing Sales Online

You really don’t care what works as long as something does. Every business owner is interested in one thing, seeing results. You don’t care if it’s from social media, email marketing, having an employee out front of your store spinning a sign or something else, you just want to see sales. That’s fair and that’s why you need to be prepared to try new things. Everything works different when it comes to ecommerce marketing because it depends on several [...]

How Can SEO Help My Business?

A lot has changed when it comes to SEO. It used to be so easy to get on the top page. You just needed a few blogs and a good domain name, and you were on the top page in a matter of days. Now it can be months before you see top page rankings, and everything needs to be done by the book. Even more important, the top page if covered with spots for paid ads, maps and [...]

It’s Time To Take Your Email Marketing To The Next Level

Social media and email marketing are the top two forms of internet marketing businesses do today. That’s more than SEO, PPC, display and anything else and the reason is because it’s cost-effective and produces immediate results. It’s also very easy to do whether you are managing your company Facebook page or hiring a company to hit 20,000 people in your area with an email about a sale you have coming up. There is no television channel, newspaper or website [...]