So really why does a small business, say the quaint gift shop in Downtown Fairfield, CA or the fence builder in Anytown USA really need a blog? Does it really make sense? Well, I’m going to give you 5 good reasons why I think all small businesses need a blog.
Don't let your only marketing success be your going out of business sale. Don’t wait until it’s too late to find the money, the right time, or the right venue for promoting your business. Don’t wait for someday… someday is not a day on the calendar and it will never come. Don’t let your only communication with customers and prospects be the one announcing your going out of business sale.
Small business owners come to me every day - like bulging brides who, two days before their wedding discover they don’t fit into their wedding dress – out of money and with expenses that far exceed revenue. Like the bride desperate to shed those 10 pounds in 2 days these small business owners are desperate for revenue (and lots of it) NOW – or they will go out of business. “Can you help me???” Translation – do you have a magic pill to make hordes of people call me or come into my store NOW? Sorry, I don’t.
Small Business owners need to realize that their website is a lead generation tool, buying advertising without doing a little homework first is a waste of money, and the internet is a valuable research tool.
Recent studies have shown that early detection of Promotional Panic symptoms and treatment can decrease complications, including: wasted money, lack of new business and silent phone syndrome.