Local Business Success Keys

It’s Time for an App of Your Own

It's time for your business to have its own mobile app. It won't be long and every business will have its own app. You can follow the crowd or lead the way. Watch this video to see NTBA's app and why I'm not concerned that I already need to make changes to it. Mobile apps…
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Is My Business Ready for an App?

It's a question all savvy business owners are asking. "Is my business ready for its own app?" If you want to stay ahead of the crowded marketplace the answer is: YES! Don't think you need to refinance anything to be able to afford your business app. These apps don't require the heavy programming of a…
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Your Medical Practice Needs a Virtual First Visit Video

Do you have a medical practice? That could mean a dentist, doctor, chiropractor, physical therapist or any other office that scares the heeby-geebies out of normal folks. You can't control past experiences people have had with other members of your profession. That's where the fear comes from. Is this person a quack? Have they killed…
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Do You Have an App for Your Business, Yet?

"There's an app for that." You've heard that expression knocked around for a few years now. But, have you ever thought about getting one made for your business? Business apps aren't as extensive as gaming apps. Let's take a few moments to see some of the advantages your business will have with an app of…
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What’s a business to do during the “Dog Days?”

The dog days of summer are those hottest days of the year when nobody wants to do anything. So how does a savvy business owner get people to come to them. Be creative: Hold a crazy "Dog Daze" sale. Offer a discount for a project that will occur later in the year. Maybe a half…
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A product video presented in person

Here's an example of a video that introduces a product with a presentation in front of the camera. One important feature of this approach is the personal touch. The use of humor can ease the tension of a first contact. A familiarity with the product adds a trust factor. A viewer often feels a connection…
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How are you preparing to honor Dads?

Father's Day is coming up. While it's primarily celebrated with family on Sunday don't miss this prime opportunity to let folks know your business is in favor of Dads, too. The breakdown of the traditional family structure today has led many to believe fathers aren't needed by today's youth. Statistics show the importance of the…
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Are you ready for summer?

The turning of the calendar to June marks the unofficial start of the summer season. Technically there are still three weeks until it officially begins. Are you prepared for the hectic days ahead for your business? Most businesses see an uptick in work flow this time of year. Added to that stress many employees want…
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A video post without pictures or video example

Here's a video option that works well for physical products you have to sell. I made this for a personal GPS tracking device I'm a dealer for. The simplicity of this style of video appeals to many people. It's basic Power Point cards with the words being read via a voice-over. This works well when…
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How to Keep Your Customers H-A-P-P-Y

The main goal of every small business owner should ultimately be keeping their customers happy. It doesn't matter if they're patients in a chiropractor's office, checking account holders at a bank, patrons of a restaurant, or cash-paying buyers at a grocery store, with so many options available an unhappy client will go elsewhere. How you…
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