Small Business Marketing by Jillian Shaw Marketing, Advertising & Public Relations for the Small Business

Posts Tagged ‘internet’

Do Smart Phones = Smart Small Businesses? (or, Jillian wants a Palm Pre Plus!)

Most of the small business owners I work with are older (35-55) than the typical smart phone user, and while most have cell phones, smart phones are few and far between.  And that’s understandable.  Smart phones are typically more expensive initially, require a data plan and are generally intimidating if you’ve never used one before. ...

How to Write E-Newsletters That Aren’t Annoying

There’s nothing more annoying than an e-newsletter that just regurgitates information that can be found on your small business’s website.  Or that offers zero incentive to be on the recipient list.  Or that is twelve pages long.  Here are a few tips for writing well in your e-newsletters: Write new content.  It has to be ...

ShopTab – Your Secret Weapon for Selling Online

You’ve got a product.  Maybe it’s a craft you make at home, maybe you’re a full-on business that just hasn’t developed an online presence yet, or maybe you’ve got a website but you don’t want to pay the $$$ to create a storefront for it.  Whatever the case maybe, if you can sell online, you ...