Majority Of Small Businesses Prefer DIY

Majority of Small Businesses Prefer DIY

While a majority of small businesses prefer to DIY their digital advertising (58%), this doesn't mean that these DIY SMBs don't use agencies for other advertising purposes. A typical SMB uses multiple channels (6-12) on average for advertising and marketing. 14% of SMBs…

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SMBs & Marketing Automation

SMBs & Marketing Automation

One very simple way for small businesses to compete with the big players in their markets  is with the help of marketing automation  such as email and social media monitoring. Marketing automation helps small businesses appear and behave like a brand or…

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NOW|Seattle: Localizing Global Logistics

NOW|Seattle: Localizing Global Logistics

The “new normal” in local competition blends intimate customer experience with supply-chain and logistical insights. Customers now expect to get a product or service tuned to their specific needs in near real-time, or “on-demand.” When we talk about the local, on-demand economy, we’re talking about marketplaces in which product marketing is blended with data to create surprising experiences, such as an Uber car that materializes in minutes at the curb or a great meal delivered to the home, among just a few emerging services.

We’re pleased to announce the panel, Localizing Global Logistics, at BIA/Kelsey NOW | Seattle, on Feb. 18th. It features Brooke Steger, General Manager of Uber in the Pacific Northwest, David Galvan, VP of Business Development and Strategic Alliances for MasterCard, and Adam Burrows, SVP of Business and Corporate Development at HomeAdvisor.

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BIA/Kelsey NOW | Seattle — Session Added: Avvo Aims For Legal Services Disruption

BIA/Kelsey NOW | Seattle — Session Added: Avvo Aims for Legal Services Disruption

tl;dr version: BIA/Kelsey NOW | Seattle will give you the connections and insights to build successful local, on-demand businesses. We’ll save you tens of thousands of dollars worth of time, research and undiscovered learnings one one day. Register today and save $100 with discount code “NOWMR“!

February 18th in Seattle. BIA/Kelsey will examine on-demand business models at NOW | Seattle. After the keynote, Seattle union legislation and brand sessions we announced last week, we’ll get down to business with a series of panels about the tools, strategies and partnerships that set the stage for local, on-demand success.

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Timify And The Rise Of SMB Appointment Booking

Timify and The Rise of SMB Appointment Booking

At BIA/Kelsey SMB in September, we zeroed in on the trend that local isn't just about advertising and marketing... it's also software that helps local businesses operate.  That can include payment processing, inventory, ecommerce and of course appointment scheduling. We…

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SMB Start Ups Focus On Digital Visibility

SMB Start Ups Focus on Digital Visibility

The internet is flooded with how-to's and "hacks" -- quick, cheap ways to get things done. For new small businesses with limited resources, it's essential to quickly get customers through the purchase funnel to survive. CenturyLink's recent infographic, "How to Launch a…

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