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March Roundup: Blogs that Explore How To Introduce, Engage and Sell to Local Consumers

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, Mar 31, 2015 @ 04:02 PM

March Roundup: Blogs that Explore How To Introduce, Engage and Sell to Local Consumers | Wicked Local Media SolutionsMarch has been a very busy month. We looked at different ways local businesses could connect and serve their communities. Posts that highlighted creating opportunities for your brand and encourage consumers to turn to you for purchases. How to introduce your business by using Email Marketing and Custom Content. Exploring ways that would lead customers to engage with your brand by utilizing social media strategy. Finally, after the introduction and interaction, having an E-Commerce solution in place on your website, to build online sales and traffic.

If you missed any of these posts, here is March’s blog post roundup.

E-Commerce Brings Global Customers to Your Local Store

 

It’s not enough for a business just to have a web presence anymore, they need to be able to sell their products online too. Consumers are looking for the opportunity to buy from your online store. If you don’t have that option for them, you’re losing potential business, and maybe even significantly hurting your bottom line. Larger companies have fallen because they didn’t have an e-commerce option. Read More >>

Learning the Lingo: Crowdsourcing

Local businesses need community support to survive. A successful company reaches out to consumers and builds relationships with them looking to build trust. The goal is for customers to turn to a local business owner as an expert in their industry. The more of these relationships you can build, the larger your own local community of shoppers grows. Read More >>

Using Email Marketing to Engage with Consumers

People like to claim that social media has become the primary way people communicate with each other online. In reality, email is still the digital conversation king. Facebook knows this and has been trying to make its messenger app an email substitute for younger generations. However, with 122,500,453,020 emails sent every hour, email still holds a majority of the power. Read More >>

Make Your Business Headline News

In the 21st century, advertising opportunities have become more diverse than ever before. Businesses can grow a customer base through positive word of mouth. They can engage consumers through and be a trusted source for information and products. They can reach their community through direct mail. Advertising is all about having your brand and product be associated with a customers’ need, so they choose you when the time comes to satisfy that need. Read More >>

Create Your Own March Madness

On Thursday, March 19th, practically every sports fan in the country will be turning on their TV to watch college basketball. The annual NCAA Basketball Championship, also known as March Madness, begins and it is considered something of a national holiday to sports fans. Read More >>

Video: 3 Facts About Direct Email

When you are thinking about ways to interact with your customers, do you ever consider Direct Email? Direct Email offers you the opportunity to directly engage with a captive audience. In fact, we produced a short video to highlight some facts about the advantages of using a Direct Email campaign. Read More >>

How to Grow Your Business With a Blog

I’ll be honest, it feels a little weird to be writing a blog post about blogging. But the truth is, writing a blog is a key way for businesses to build consumer interest without spending much money on promotion. It takes time to create content and build an audience, but when you do, it will be full of consumers who feel that they have a rapport with your company. Read More >>

News and Trends: Introducing Meerkat and How Your Business Can Use it

Earlier this month, Meerkat, a new video app, was introduced and touted as being a true game changer for how we communicate with each other through social media. But what is Meerkat? And is it relevant to your business? Read More >>

Making Your Business Blossom: The Spring Home & Garden Section

Winter is thankfully, finally, officially over. The record amount of snow that we received in February is almost gone. The temperature is rising, the birds are singing, and people are finally going outside for walks around their community. Spring is the season for waking up and emerging to a new world. Read More >>

Infographic: The Case For Email Marketing

A few weeks ago, we wrote about the positive impact email marketing. Here is an infographic illustrating eight more reasons why email marketing campaigns are the perfect tool for your business to use. Read More >>

How To Grow Social Media Engagement Using a Calendar

Social media should be a part of the strategy for every business. Your social presence provides consumers with information about your business but also offers a way to communicate with your company. Engaging with you means that consumers can turn to you as a trusted resource. Read More >>

5 Steps to Running a Spring Photo Contest

The start of Spring offers many opportunities for image contests because it can inspire stellar photography. As people begin to wander outside, taking photos to showcase spring, it offers you a chance to invite consumers to connect with your business and share those images with you. Read More >>

Plus all of our Throwback Thursday posts!

Nick Pizzolato is the Marketing Content Manager at Wicked Local Media Solutions. For questions, topics for future blogs, or to share your favorite moment from the film “Back to the Future,” email him at npizzolato@wickedlocal.com.

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