1
Aug

Social Media for SMBs 101

Any entrepreneur who’s been in business for more than ten minutes has heard about social media and its impact on small business success. And while many entrepreneurs are quick to jump on the social media bandwagon (over 50 million Facebook business pages so far), few truly understand what it’s for and how best to employ […]

31
Jul

Leveraging LinkedIn

LinkedIn is one of the most powerful social networking and marketing tools currently available. It is free to join and provides access to connect with thousands of business professionals and like-minded people in many industries. LinkedIn is used for a variety of different purposes. Whether you are looking for a new job, connecting with new […]

31
Jul

LinkedIn Learnings with CAMP

Toronto, ON. It was a day of professional learning and business networking at the LinkedIn offices as Ismaell-Antoine Gaumond, Customer Success Manager at LinkedIn, and Michelle Oliveira, Owner, getsocialtoday.ca , conducted an interactive presentation on leveraging LinkedIn to increase business opportunities. With over 500 million people and 9 million companies currently on LinkedIn, both individuals […]

14
Jul

Thinking Outside the Box: Growth Hacking

In today’s business world, disruption is inevitable. In order to stay ahead of that disruption, companies need to be constantly learning and constantly improving. This is exactly what “growth hacking” entails. Growth hacking is rapid experimentation across marketing channels and product development to identify the most effective way to grow a business. Sean Ellis, entrepreneur […]

10
Jul

Developing a Value Proposition (without an MBA)

Even DIY entrepreneurs have heard the term “value proposition,” but it’s a sad truth that many businesses simply don’t have one—and you probably don’t either. Maybe you haven’t had the time to make one. Maybe you think your business is simple enough that it’s not needed. Or maybe you just don’t know what a value […]

7
Jul

Understanding the Importance of ROI

Return on Investment (ROI) is one of the fundamental components of your business. As a business owner, spending time and money on certain campaigns, products, technology, etc. to increase your profit and obtain new customers should be at the forefront of your mind. What’s tricky about ROI, however, is its degree of uncertainty. As a […]

29
Jun

How to Use Marketing to Grow a Sustainable Business

As a business owner, you are often thinking about ways to grow the success of your business. Important questions to ask yourself are: Where could the company’s resources and budget be used most effectively? How can I grow my business and bring in more customers? What best practices will ensure my business continues to be […]