Top Hibu Blog Posts of 2018

The end of the year is a perfect time for a little self-reflection, spending time with loved ones, and year-end lists!

Take a look at some of our most popular posts of the year and use the information and tips to get a head start on your business’ success in 2019!

4 reasons you may not see your small business website when you search online

Though it may seem silly, sometimes it pays to do a quick search for your business online. Especially when you go looking and you don’t like find your business where you think it should be. Don’t get lost trying to find your business online, here are four ways to see if your business is exactly where it should be online – even if you don’t recognize it right away.

 

The power of crossposting on social media

Building a social presence on a single platform and posting relevant content is an excellent way to drive traffic to your website and build a dedicated audience. But should you take the content you created for one platform and promote it across other channels? The answers is an emphatic “Yes”! Learn how you can repurpose your content for reuse across your multiple social media accounts.

 

Why having a secure website is so important to your small business

Some of the biggest moments in 2018 have centered around privacy and security. It’s something that’s on the top of your customers’ minds which means it has to be a priority for you. The best place to start is with making sure your business website is secured with SSL/ HTTPS. Don’t lose your customer’s trust, see why having a secure site has become essential.

 

3 rules for small business social success

With 53% of small business owners saying that social media/social marketing is their #1 source of leads today1, if you aren’t marketing there now, you are officially falling behind. But whether your business is already using social, or just getting started, here are 3 basic rules that can help you use social effectively to reach prospects and retain customers.

 

The last message you want from a local customer

Errors in online business listings

Hide and seek is fun when you’re young, it’s not so much fun when you’re an adult looking for information about a business. Read more about making sure your business’ NAP info (name, address and phone number) is up to date on directory sites, review sites and even apps like Apple Maps is a must today. After all, if your customers can’t find you, they’ll find someone else.


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1. Wells Fargo/Gallup Small Business Index Scores: Q4 2016 – Q4 2017
Chad David

Chad David

Marketing Copywriter at Hibu and the world's first sandwich sommelier. When Chad's not perfecting the fine art of the grilled cheese, he's neck-deep in the social media analytics he needs to create engaging paid and organic content for Hibu's social media properties.

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