The power of crossposting on social media

Save time, save effort and get more social by sharing posts across multiple platforms For small businesses, starting to use social media to market their business is a process: First, start using social media (you’d be surprised how many small businesses don’t!) Second, set up business pages and profiles — not just personal ones Third, […]

Show your digital marketing some love

Sometimes it’s the little things that mean the most to your marketing You love your local business. You work hard to make sure your customers love your local business, too. But when was the last time you took a few minutes to show your business how much you appreciate it? You don’t need to mail candy hearts […]

Errors in online business listings

The last message you want from a local customer…

Don’t let the wrong online info leave your customers with a bad taste As a small business owner, you know there are plenty of conversations you don’t want to have with a customer. From problematic service calls…to billing issues…to unexpected interruptions in your service (like winter weather or power outages)…there are all kinds of calls and emails […]

Get it together – spend less time and get more leads

Ask any small business owner to name two things they need more of… more often than not you’ll get the same answer. More leads and more time. With the evolution of digital marketing over the past five years, it’s not unusual that a small business would have one person who built their website, another person […]

Hibu Small Business Marketing Checklist - Take the Quiz or Preview the Checklist

Check out the Small Business Marketing Checklist

A simple “to-do” list “to-do” more with your marketing Sometimes the hardest part of marketing your small business — especially if you’re short on time — is finding a formula to repeat what’s working for you. That’s what makes the FREE Hibu Small Business Marketing Checklist so helpful. Think of as a “cheat sheet” that you can […]

Think fast: mobile website speed still matters

Think fast: mobile website speed still matters

When it comes to mobile speed, time is money Everyone who uses a phone to browse online knows how frustrating it can be to wait for a site to load…or rather, to leave a site when it doesn’t load quickly. “Going mobile” is a subject we can’t get enough of — we’ve talked about 6 tips to […]

The offline marketing you need to succeed online

Word of mouth can be just as important as www We’ve talked about the top ways to promote your business online and offline before, but let’s focus on the simplest things you can do offline to promote your business today. Get involved in local events From 10k runs to sponsorships to giving back to your local […]

3 rules for small business social success

Simple guidelines to keep your social media efforts in line How important is social media to small business success? There seems to be a clear line between those businesses that use social to attract customers and those that aren’t using it at all. According to a recent survey of small business owners1: 53% say that […]

Keep your customers by keeping up with emails and more

How to be more responsive (even when you’re off the clock) Running a small business is a 24/7 job. You always take your work home with you, and even if you’re not “on the clock,” you’re probably thinking about what you’ll need to do tomorrow. As more businesses move their marketing online, a big part […]

Top Hibu Blog Posts of 2017

The best of what you might have missed Start next year off on the right foot with our most popular posts, videos and more. Whether you’re looking to succeed on social…get more from your business website…or survive and thrive online, on mobile and more…take some time to catch up on these tips before the ball […]

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