Carvana: The New Way To Buy A Car

A few weeks ago, I took a weekend trip to the big city of San Antonio. Getting away from home is fun for lots of reasons, but one of my favorites is getting to see and try new things. I'm always up for a (well-planned) adventure. It's important to note, also, that I bought my [...]

By | 2017-08-16T22:16:36+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Business Tips, Consumer Behavior|0 Comments

Ask Amanda: Competitor Etiquette

Hey Amanda, I'm completely floored. I just found out that someone who works in the same industry as I do was trashing me on social media. They didn't use my name, but the situation mentioned was too similar to be coincidental. How do I handle this? Signed, Social Media Side-Swiped Dear Side-Swiped, I hate it when [...]

The Benefits Of Neighborhood Marketing

Do you know your (business) neighbors? Whether you're sharing space or resources, there are plenty of reasons to get to know the people around you. There are some serious perks of knowing your peers, including some neighborhood marketing benefits. Origination Of This Idea (In My Head) The Man Friend and I are in the middle [...]

By | 2017-03-31T02:58:49+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Business Tips, Marketing|0 Comments

Pro Tips For Political And Business Social Media

Milton Friedman is quoted that, "Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned." There is an extensive amount of truth in that statement. The same can be said for a business owner wronged. However, with today's easy access to the public via social media, it's easier to make one's opinions known. Today, we're sharing some [...]

By | 2017-02-16T19:10:30+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Business Tips, Social Media|0 Comments

Ways To Keep Marketing Positive

The rainy, cold weather✔️ The stress of the election✔️ The tumultuous economy and stock prices✔️ In a world full of negativity, it's easy to feel overwhelmed and anxious. However, as a business owner, it's important to stay upbeat in front of your customers. But how do you do this? Today, we're sharing ways to keep [...]

By | 2016-11-10T08:00:15+00:00 November 10th, 2016|Business Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Social Media Security As A Business

By now, I'm sure you've read all about what happened to Kim Kardashian during her trip to Paris. Whether or not you're a fan of her or family, what happened to her was horrible. However, one point was obvious in my mind. In keeping up with her brand image, her extensive social media use could [...]

Business Fact Checking 101

I bet you think this post is going to be all about the presidential race and politics, right? Wrong! It's actually about documentaries. Kind of. Regardless of the context, consider this a crash course in business fact checking 101. I enjoy a wide variety of films, including documentaries. I'm not naive enough to believe that [...]

By | 2016-10-03T08:00:41+00:00 October 3rd, 2016|Business Tips, Good To Know, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Ask Amanda: Marketing On A Budget

Marketing can seem daunting, especially when you're marketing on a budget. However, we're here today to share some tips on making the most of your money. Dear Amanda, Like many small businesses, our funds are limited. However, we know that it's really important to market ourselves. Not only to stay on top of the competition, [...]

By | 2016-09-06T08:05:15+00:00 September 6th, 2016|Ask Amanda, Business Tips, Marketing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using Digital Marketing To Become An Industry Leader

This week, we're telling you how to become an industry leader. First we covered "the what & the why," now we're covering "the how." Yesterday, we discussed an example of to use marketing to attract customers. The key was to share content that is both relevant and helpful. But how do you "share" that? And [...]

By | 2016-08-31T08:00:35+00:00 August 31st, 2016|Business Tips, Digital Marketing, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Using Marketing To Become An Industry Leader

Yesterday, we discussed becoming an industry leader; what it means, why it's important, etc. But we left off by asking the (maybe better) question: How Do I Become An Industry Leader? Everyone wants to be an industry leader. They want to be looked to, consulted upon, respected... But how? One way to become an industry [...]

By | 2016-08-30T08:00:37+00:00 August 30th, 2016|Branding, Business Tips, Uncategorized|0 Comments