Statistically speaking, business growth should be eluding me. More than 50% of business owners survive only five years. And If I want to make it to 10 years? My chances of failing are much greater. As we round out B Squared’s fifth year in business, we look at what it took to get here and what it will take for business growth to get to year 10 and beyond.
In today’s business world, not having a strong online presence is equivalent to not having an ad in the Yellow Pages thirty years ago. According to a collaborative study from YP Marketing Solutions, the Local Search Association, and Thrive Analytics, your online presence can have a great impact on your consumers. And 32% of consumers won’t do business with a company that lists wrong contact information on a site or social media page. Here’s how to win customers with your online presence.
While selling on social is growing in popularity (and acceptance), too many businesses are still making critical social selling mistakes. Regardless of social selling’s benefits and rising popularity, you likely still have questions about how to succeed with this strategy. Today, we share eight common social selling mistakes and how to foil them so you can use social media more effectively.
I keep hearing about Instagram Engagement Pods. “Are they worth it?” “Do you know of one I can join?” “These pods are my only source of engagement!” I’m here to unleash some #RealTalk on these Instagram Engagement Pods and tell you to engage at your own risk.
You read that right: 38.5% of consumers prefer social media sales outreach when being contacted for the first time. This revelation means that understanding generational social media preferences needs to be front and center with both sales and marketing teams. When it comes to social selling, the buyer’s journey is changing. Here’s what you need to know.