Marketing

What You Need to Know Before Advertising on Facebook
Marketing

What You Need to Know Before Advertising on Facebook

Entrepreneur writer Mikal Belicove recommends having these three details in place before advertising on the big social network.
Mikal E. Belicove
Secrets of the 10 Most-Trusted Brands
Marketing

Secrets of the 10 Most-Trusted Brands

Dreaming of the day your business becomes a household name? Follow these examples.
Paula Andruss
How an Austin Barbershop Built Its Brand
Marketing

How an Austin Barbershop Built Its Brand

How one Texas barbershop chain built relationships with customers based on a strong company identity -- and beer.
Christopher Hann
Brand Storytelling Becomes a Booming Business
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Brand Storytelling Becomes a Booming Business

As businesses struggle to establish a strong corporate identity, there's no shortage of enterprises waiting to help.
Paula Andruss
How to Repair a Damaged Reputation Online
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How to Repair a Damaged Reputation Online

Online rumors got your brand down? Get ready to fight back.
Gwen Moran
How a Cafe Chain Rebranded With a Pro Surfer
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How a Cafe Chain Rebranded With a Pro Surfer

A chain rebrands with a local focus, a surf theme and a celebrity endorsement.
Jennifer Wang
Texas: The Big Mama of Brands
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Texas: The Big Mama of Brands

We would be remiss to close our big, bad branding package without a nod to a brand that needs no introduction: Texas.
Michelle Juergen
Editor's Note: Our Biggest, Baddest Branding Package
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Editor's Note: Our Biggest, Baddest Branding Package

Trust isn't a new concept in branding, but it's become more important than ever.
Amy Cosper
How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business
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How to Make Daily Deals Pay Off For Your Business

If you're interested in testing the social coupon waters, consider these four tips to help increase your likelihood of success.
Jeff Slutsky
Five Myths About Social Media
Marketing

Five Myths About Social Media

Still unpersuaded that social-media marketing could work for your business? Consider these points for a fresh perspective.
Chris Wallace
Commentary Should Remain the Lifeblood of Blogs
Marketing

Commentary Should Remain the Lifeblood of Blogs

You may not want to hear it, but getting your customers' feedback is vital.
Mikal E. Belicove
How Backlinks Can Boost Traffic to Your Website
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How Backlinks Can Boost Traffic to Your Website

Cultivating links from other websites that point back to your own site can help improve how your business turns up in search engine rankings.
AJ Kumar
Three Ways to Use QR Codes for Business
Marketing

Three Ways to Use QR Codes for Business

These small companies turned the now-ubiquitous QR code into a new sales machine.
Gwen Moran
The Best Promos of SXSW 2012
Marketing

The Best Promos of SXSW 2012

Outlandish promotions are a staple at the annual convergence of interactive and web enthusiasts in Austin. Here are the highlights from this year's festival.
Becky Bullard
Marketing

Marketing is a form of communication between you and your customers with the goal of selling your product or service to them. Communicating the value of your product or service is a key aspect of marketing. 

The Four P's of marketing include identifying and developing your product, determining its price, figuring out placement in order to reach customers, and developing a promotional strategy. 

Developing a marketing plan is an important way to begin forming this strategy for reaching customers and encouraging them to buy.