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Why Online Business Listings Matter to Your SMB

Why Online Business Listings Matter to Your SMB

By Clare McNeeley Being accurately listed in online directory listings is critical to business success. Mobile phone usage continues to dominate, and it has never been easier for consumers to find what they need online. When customers search for local information,...

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Tips for Building an SMB Annual Marketing Plan

Tips for Building an SMB Annual Marketing Plan

By Annie Urban As we enter 2021, many small to medium-sized business owners have new goals – especially after the year we just put behind us. Creating a plan to follow can keep you on course and accountable to be able to achieve those goals. Creating an efficient...

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Stop Dreaming: Make Your Business Idea a Reality

Stop Dreaming: Make Your Business Idea a Reality

By Clare McNeeley You have had a dream of creating your own business for so long; why not make your dream into reality? Maybe you have a vision of providing valuable products or services to your community or perhaps you just want to be your own boss and decide your...

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What SMBs can expect from Facebook in 2021

What SMBs can expect from Facebook in 2021

By Spencer Gray Facebook is cracking down on the number of ads large businesses can publish – freeing up space for small businesses this year. The company announced it is heavying up its focus on the consumer experience this year rather than on the business or...

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New Year: New Promotions

New Year: New Promotions

By Kody Ross The new year will be upon us soon, and I probably speak for most of us when I say, “I am glad to put 2020 in the rearview mirror!” What better way to ring in the new year than one more great promotional offer from your SMB? New Year's Eve is the last...

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The Story Behind the Phenomenon of Black Friday

The Story Behind the Phenomenon of Black Friday

By Kody Ross As Black Friday approaches, the TLC team thought you might want a little refresher on how the craziness started and some trivia tidbits. People have been waiting in lines for Black Friday sales since the 1950s. The name “Black Friday” came about because...

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Top Five Marketing Myths

Top Five Marketing Myths

By Kody Ross Marketing is a broad topic that often gets misconstrued for other things. Because the marketing industry is ever-changing, it can be hard as a small business owner to figure it out sometimes! So check out the five Mythbusters below to get squared away on...

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SMB Seasonal Marketing 101

SMB Seasonal Marketing 101

By Kody Ross The holiday season is nearly upon us. It may be the most wonderful time of the year, but at TLC Marketing Consultants, we call it an excellent opportunity for your SMB to market to customers in new and unique ways!    Here are a few simple ideas to...

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Better Blogging for Your SMB: Five Tips

Better Blogging for Your SMB: Five Tips

By Kody Ross Blogging has become a necessity for businesses to create a more personal and unique experience for their consumers. It can develop brand voice and personality and set your SMB apart from other companies in your industry. A blog should be engaging and...

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