This is my very first ‘tip of the day’ blog post. I decided that giving advice in short little blog posts will be a great way to digest some of these big ticket items small businesses may not understand.
Did you know that you can have a free email marketing account with MailChimp?
Why would you care?
Well, small business owners always love saving money! But more importantly, starting an email list can have several advantages.
Yes please, I want some more
By keeping your previous customers up to date with what’s happening with your business, you will constantly remind them of you. This will help a lot with repeat business, but since no one likes a ‘sales letter’ you need to do it in the right way.
Content, content, content
What does that mean? Well basically, it means that you should email valuable information to your email list. i.e. a blog post you wrote for the sole purpose of helping them. This will remind them that you are incredible and the chances of them buying from you again, or recommending you to friends has just shot up.
Read this article on how to come up with amazing content for your blog: Blogging Like A Boss.
Google will reward you
That’s right. By having a loyal email following on your blog, you will get more ‘Likes’ and ‘Shares’ and governor Google will take notice. It also acts as proof that people like what you have to say.
There you go – your tip of day has been served. Let me know if you have any questions.