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Making Your Business Blossom: The Spring Home & Garden Section

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Mar 25, 2015 @ 10:30 AM

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.

Spring cleaning is an unofficial, but much needed tradition for businesses and homes. Cleaning the salt and grime from your windows. Sweeping out the dirt that is tracked in throughout the winter. Dusting your shelves and products so that they seem more welcoming and less stagnant.

Don’t limit the spring cleaning to just your storefront - take this time and reset your ideas on advertising and marketing for your business too. Wicked Local’s annual Spring Home & Garden special section is the perfect opportunity for you to reach local customers. Our special sections are designed to appeal to consumers and their desire to prepare their homes for spring and the rest of the year.

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Tags: Small Business, Wicked Local

Stay Local, Buy Local

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, Feb 17, 2015 @ 09:55 AM

We are all facing a huge problem, snow. We’ve had about 90 inches of it so far, and even if winter ended today, it’s going to be a while before the snow disperses. At this point it’s a new four letter word.

As hard as it is for residents and commuters to deal with this massive accumulation of snow, it’s also a strain on local businesses. Business owners are under the enormous task of finding ways to sustain their business during these harsh winters.

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Be Social for Black Friday

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Wed, Nov 05, 2014 @ 11:57 AM

In four weeks, the biggest shopping day of the year will commence. Black Friday.

Although the name sounds like a day the Grinch would love, it represents the first weekend of shopping for the holiday season.

It’s the time of year for cheerful music, tasty snacks, hot drinks, great shopping deals, and hundreds of thousands of consumers in the mood to spend. Of course, all of the holiday shoppers with cash (or card) in hand make business owners VERY happy.

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Tags: Social Media, Seasonal Marketing, Wicked Local, Customer Engagement

Be Social, Not Silent…This Holiday Season

Posted by Nick Pizzolato on Tue, Oct 28, 2014 @ 03:24 PM

Believe it or not, there are only eight more weeks until the winter holidays are here.

That’s it. You have eight weeks to connect, engage, and drive traffic to your business.

This is your opportunity to interact with customers and share news about deals and events. Help people find your business so they can purchase gifts for family, friends, and even themselves.

Are you worried that you don’t have enough time to share updates with customers? Don’t be.

Now is the perfect time for Wicked Local Media Solutions to help you reach out and get the attention of your community by using social media.

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Tags: Social Media, Seasonal Marketing, Small Business, Wicked Local, Customer Engagement

Making Social Media Your Media

Posted by Media Solutions on Thu, Oct 16, 2014 @ 02:19 PM

Do you drink coffee? When you walk into your favorite coffee house or café do you recognize other regular customers? Do they recognize you? Does the barista know your order before you order it? Do you stop and chat with friends about sports, politics or what was on TV the night before?

You might think that’s just your morning routine, but you are actually a part of a community that is based around that business. You are one person in a network of customers that has made this coffee house profitable.

 

Wouldn’t it be great to offer your customers a similar relationship? Creating a community where customers can interact with you, each other and create a network of consumers that turn to you for advice and for a product you offer.

You have that opportunity. You can build that community by using social media.

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Tags: Social Media, Small Business, Wicked Local, Customer Engagement