Alisha and Beth sit down with Jill McCartney, the CEO of the Northwest Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, to discuss how a small business can get involved with local politics.
For more information about the NW OKC Chamber, head over to https://nwokc.com/
Managing your time is hard and can be stressful. If you learn the right skills, it doesn’t have to be so stressful!
-The key is realizing that “time management” isn’t perfect and doesn’t always exist. The goal is to stay calm, collected, and productive.
-Find out where you are wasting your time each day.
-Create daily, weekly, and monthly goals.
-Implement a plan.
-Use appropriate time management tools
-Prioritize! Do what HAS to be done that day, then work on the rest of your to do list.
-Establish a routine and stick to it.
-Don’t waste time waiting; when you have to wait at a doctors appointment, use your tablet or computer to work on completing a task while you are waiting.
-Always remember that YOU are in control.
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Alisha and Beth sit down with Jeff Knapp, the Vice Mayor of Bethany, OK, to discuss how businesses can get involved with local politics.
Marketing Strategies for Small Businesses
Create a website for your business
Become a social media guru!
Try Google My Business ( https://www.google.com/business/?ppsrc=GPDA2 )
Advertise through emails
Write a blog
Attend networking events
Offer consultation services
Advertise on facebook
Try Google Adwords ( https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/04/google-adwords-tutorial.html )
Learn about keyword marketing
Create landing pages
Win a business award
Create youtube videos
Try other pay per click options
Do charity work
Sponsor local sports teams
Create a company newsletter
Contact the media
Take care of your customers
Offer incentives to your employees for finding new clients
Network with other businesses
Get all the details from: https://smallbiztrends.com/2017/07/types-of-marketing-strategies-small-business.html
Guess what?! There Is No Magic Marketing Strategy when it comes to marketing your business! You have to work and work to create a concrete plan on how to market your business. Below are 5 awesome pointers for marketing your biz!
USE SOCIAL MEDIA – social media is one of the #1 ways to get information out into the world. It makes a HUGE difference.
IDEAS ARE NOT PLANS- Ideas are great, but you need a PLAN to make things happen.
Look at WHO SHOULD YOU BE MARKETING TO? If you sell skateboards, you aren’t going to try to market to a hospital or nursing home right?! RIGHT. Don’t waste your time and money.
Use GOOGLE MY BUSINESS. This is a MAJOR factor in marketing. You want YOUR company to be on the list of options when googled! Here is the link to get started: https://www.google.com/business/?gmbsrc=us-en-et-gs-z-gmb-l-z-h~my%7Credirect%7Cu&ppsrc=GMBLR&utm_campaign=us-en-et-gs-z-gmb-l-z-h~my%7Credirect%7Cu&utm_source=gmb&utm_medium=et
Promote something for FREE! Everyone loves free and people are automatically attracted to the word itself. Have giveaways, put out some coupons, anything to get people to try your product!
Learn about Medicare Solutions with Local Okie Star Jimmy Jenkins.
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