Posts tagged local

It’s here! Foursquare finally launched self-serve ads for small businesses on their social media platform.

What does this mean for your mom and pop shop?

From the Foursquare announcement:

"The idea behind these new ads is simple – connect people looking for somewhere to go with businesses that want to drive traffic to their stores. Foursquare is the best way for those businesses to reach nearby customers."

Read more about the significance behind Foursquare’s self-serve ad platform on Venture Beat.

In order to attract and keep an audience, your brand needs an integrated approach to SoLoMo. You need to get social, think local, and spend on mobile.
This infographic helps show the importance of a SoLoMo approach for your business.
(Via Visual.ly)

In order to attract and keep an audience, your brand needs an integrated approach to SoLoMo. You need to get social, think local, and spend on mobile.

This infographic helps show the importance of a SoLoMo approach for your business.

(Via Visual.ly)

Beginner Social Media Tips for Local Business Marketing
        
        Local businesses that don’t use social media platforms are missing out on opportunities that could attract more customers and help them reach new markets. When you want a local business to thrive, you have to include social media in your marketing plan.  Start with these items below:1. Keep up with current trends2. Establish a brand identity3. Reach out to new customers4. Get your customers involvedRead More
        (via Beginner Social Media Tips for Local Business Marketing)
Beginner Social Media Tips for Local Business Marketing

Local businesses that don’t use social media platforms are missing out on opportunities that could attract more customers and help them reach new markets. When you want a local business to thrive, you have to include social media in your marketing plan.  Start with these items below:

1. Keep up with current trends
2. Establish a brand identity
3. Reach out to new customers
4. Get your customers involved

Read More

(via Beginner Social Media Tips for Local Business Marketing)

Neither computer science nor an itch to shop led two Russians to create an online tool that finds goods stocked in local stores. It was the search for the right hockey helmet.
(via Local Shopping Made Easy With Goodzer)

Neither computer science nor an itch to shop led two Russians to create an online tool that finds goods stocked in local stores. It was the search for the right hockey helmet.

(via Local Shopping Made Easy With Goodzer)

Shopping Local Can Save Us All

Big box retailers may offer competitive prices, but local businesses can offer a more fulfilling shopping experience.