Profile

Cover photo
Big Ideas for Small Businesses
259 followers|18,894 views
AboutPostsPhotosVideos

Stream

 
How to Delight Your Customers By Rocking Post-Sale Follow-Up http://ow.ly/2JUs7h
Delight your customers with 5 simple post-sale emails that will make them satisfied buyers and loyal referrers.
1
Add a comment...
 
15 Must-Read Small Business Resources from June - Summer has officially arrived and with the heat often comes small business fluctuations. For some, business is booming beyond their control, but for others, the action has slowed to a crawl. Regardless of what happens to your business in the summer, now is the best time to leverage top resources to either boost your operations [] This post 15 Must-Read Small Business Resources from June was first published on the Big Ide... http://ow.ly/2Jw0L2
This month's best small business resources revolve around lifecycle marketing, summer vacation and marketing automation.
1
Add a comment...
 
How to Close a Sale When Competing with Big Brands - The war between small business and corporate giants is a familiar tale. Farmers Market vs. Walmart Local Boutique vs. The Gap Small Town Florist vs. 1-800-Flowers Every day there are small battles fought inside the mind of consumers. Will they buy something cheap or invest in something reliable? Will they shop local or ship from [] This post How to Close a Sale When Competing with Big Brands was first published on the... http://ow.ly/2J0uSb
3 small businesses share tips on how to close a sale while competing with big box stores and brands.
1
Add a comment...
 
6 Simple Ways to Make Your Customers Like You More - Most people encounter good customer service on a daily basis. In many cases, it does very little to rouse attention. A smile from a gas station clerk or a door opened by a restaurant host is more or less expected and unfortunately kind of forgettable. According to American Express, 59% of people have stopped doing [] This post 6 Simple Ways to Make Your Customers Like You More was first published on the Big Ideas Blog... http://ow.ly/2It48l
Increase business and brand loyalty by helping your customers like you.
1
2
fortune3's profile photoeXpect3 Services's profile photo
Add a comment...
 
Start a Small Business Blog in 7 Days or Less - There is a plethora of “Start a Blog in 10 Minutes” tutorials out there and while they might be accurate in their instruction, they can be horribly misleading in their implication. While everyone loves quick and easy, just setting up the platform for a blog hardly launches you on a path to blogging success. As [] This post Start a Small Business Blog in 7 Days or Less was first published on the Big Ideas Blog. http://ow.ly/2I1Agq
Don't just set up a small business blog. Create a blogging foundation that will have you on the right track to succeed at it.
1
Add a comment...
 
7 Media Angles that Help Get Your Small Business News Covered http://ow.ly/2Hqs78
Small business owners don't need to spend all day pitching news stories. The right media angles can help simplify your PR strategy.
1
1
eXpect3 Services's profile photo
Add a comment...
In their circles
12 people
Have them in circles
259 people
 
The Ticket To a High Converting Landing Page - By: Melissa Rein Infusionsoft Conversion Optimization Manager What exactly is a high converting landing page? At the most basic level, a landing page is any page your visitor arrives at after clicking on an ad or link. More specifically, a landing page exists for the sole purpose of leading the visitor to take action – [] This post The Ticket To a High Converting Landing Page was first published on the Big Ideas Blog. http://ow.ly/2JLP5V
The goal of a landing page is singular; it exists to convert. A high converting landing page takes forethought, strategy, targeting and goal-oriented focus.
1
Add a comment...
 
9 Easily Missed Opportunities to Promote Your Blog - You just started a new blog for your small business. You’ve established a rhythm of posting and you feel good about your blog as a resource for your small business. But there’s a problem: no one knows you have a blog yet. You get a few likes on the posts you share on your Facebook [] This post 9 Easily Missed Opportunities to Promote Your Blog was first published on the Big Ideas Blog. http://ow.ly/2JnFcO
There's a lot of information on how to share blog posts, but you have to make sure to promote your blog as a whole. Make your blog easier to find with these stress-free steps.
1
Add a comment...
 
4 Small Changes That Will Humanize Your Business - Humans like dealing with humans. It could be an unnatural fear brought on by generations raised on Terminator movies. Or it could be that with so much technology wedging itself between people these days, most yearn for personal connection. There are over 100 billion emails sent every day. (Source: Mashable) Last year, US adults spent [] This post 4 Small Changes That Will Humanize Your Business was first published on th... http://ow.ly/2IB8p5
Humans like dealing with humans. It could be an unnatural fear brought on by generations raised on Terminator movies. Or it could be that with so much technology wedging itself between people these days, most yearn for personal connection. There are over 100 billion emails sent every day. (Source: Mashable) Last year, US adults spent …
1
Add a comment...
 
8 Ways to Subtly Increase Revenue for the Anti-Salesperson - Salesmanship can be a polarizing topic, even amongst business owners either you love it or you hate it. For the natural born salesperson, there’s something different in their eye; they are bold and boundless, angled and always ready to pitch. The anti-salesman, on the other hand, steers conversation away from products and services and [] This post 8 Ways to Subtly Increase Revenue for the Anti-Salesperson was... http://ow.ly/2IaPw9
Boosting sales doesn't have to mean acting like a salesperson. Increase your profits in 8 ways that won't make you feel pushy.
1
Add a comment...
 
Creating Holistic Veterinary Care Options for Pets - As we close out our "What's Your Story?" video series, we feature a woman who has taken veterinary care to the next level. Lee Richter, CEO of Montclair Veterinary Hospital, knows how crucial some services can be for certain pets, and she knew that the need for said services was great. A Holistic Approach to [] This post Creating Holistic Veterinary Care Options for Pets was first published on the Big Ideas Blog. http://ow.ly/2HuNYn
Lee Richter, CEO of Montclair Veterinary Hospital, closes out our "What's Your Story?" video series to tell us how Infusionsoft helps her grow and succeed.
1
Add a comment...
 
An Oxygen Mask for Parenting and Small Business: 4 Tools to Avoid Overwhelm http://ow.ly/2HepVC
The Small Business Oxygen Mask: The very best way to care for your children, and your business, is to first ensure you care for yourself.
1
Add a comment...
People
In their circles
12 people
Have them in circles
259 people
Contact Information
Contact info
Email
Story
Tagline
Big Ideas for Small Businesses is the definitive hub of small business sales and marketing advice for small businesses.
Introduction
You might have a small business, but you have big ideas.
We're passionate about helping your small business succeed! 

Be sure to visit our small business marketing blog to read all of our latest tips and advice to help small businesses succeed. There, you can learn all about e-mail marketing, CRM, e-commerce, content marketing, small business trends and much more. 

Subscribe to Infusionsoft on YouTube to watch our insightful interviews and updates.

Big Ideas for Small Businesses is operated by Infusionsoft.
We're serious about helping small businesses succeed. So, why not check us out?