Whether you want to sell your product, provide a service or give people information, your customers need to know who you are. And what better way than through social media. It is one of the best ways to grow your business's brand at little to no cost. To learn how to build your brand by using social media keep reading:
Since the liability shift last October, a lot merchants have made the switch to EMV, installing equipment that enables their customers to use the embedded-chip payment cards now being issued by banks in the United States. However, recent data suggests many businesses have not made the switch, and some customers are still confused about how to use the cards and with the longer length of time it takes to complete and EMV transaction versus a traditional magstripe card transaction. Some EMV card transactions may take as long as 30 seconds to complete, especially if using chip-and-PIN (which is not in widespread use in the United States) and the card must remain in the terminal until the transaction is complete. However, traditional magstripe cards are going away, so customers will have to get used to EMV, and the card issuers will need to figure out ways to speed up transactions.
Social media can be a fun and entertaining way to keep up with friends and family, get breaking news and find out what your favorite celebrities are up to, practically in real time. But social media’s impact on, and relevance for, business is constantly increasing - woe is the business owner that doesn’t jump on board and recognize its promotional potential. Below is a brief breakdown of the most popular social media outlets and how they can help you grow your business and reach new potential customers:
Although some of the largest deals ever recorded are set to go through this year, such as Anheuser-Busch InBev and SAB Miller; Dow and DuPont; and Heinz and Kraft; here’s a list of the 15 biggest mergers and acquisitions of all time:
So potential customers are right outside your door or maybe even a couple blocks from your local business, but how do you get them in the door? Is the best way to post flyers or have someone stand outside your business throwing a sign in circles for hours? Not exactly. Although you wouldn’t think so, the internet can actually be your most helpful tool for your local business. In today’s blog, we’re going to discuss 5 helpful tips that can help your local business expand and find new customers.