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Yelp for Small Business Owners

3. June 2011

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YelpRecords_EmilyAHay

Yelpin’ it up at a recent Yelp Community Party “Hay” There, Friends!  I’ve prepared a video message about a particularly powerful social media platform for small business owners. From dentists to hair salons, restaurants to car dealerships, all small business owners NEED TO KNOW ABOUT “Yelp”.  Keep yourself in the know by watching this video. […]

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The Lark Restaurant – A Recipe for Social Media Success

2. May 2011

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The Lark Restaurant

“Hay There” Friends!  Emily A. Hay here and today I am sharing a delicious social media small business success I experienced this past week.  This small business in particular is set-up for social media success and there is a certain “reality show” personality behind the efforts.  I am talking about “The Lark” – a fine […]

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The Death of the Monthly eNewsletter

10. April 2011

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no newspaper

Do you want to start an eNewsletter for your small business?  Perhaps you already have a database of emails from customers that you’d like to begin communicating regularly with (which is a great plan!).  Maybe you want to build a database of emails and are thinking an eNewsletter is the best platform to communicate with […]

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How to Do a Video Blog Post for Your Small Business

24. March 2011

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“Hay” There Friends! As small business owner that wants to effectively leverage social media to grow your business, it is a very strong plan to have blogging at the core of your social media strategy.  Expert video bloggers from around the world & marketers alike will tell you that recorded video message is an essential […]

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How to Deal with a Customer Complaint via Social Media

4. March 2011

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Just yesterday, a person posed the following question to me during a Q&A session, “how do you prevent people from saying negative things about your small business through social media?” One of the greatest things about social media is that is demands transparency and authenticity. The very nature of a social network encourages communication to […]

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3 Topic Generating Ideas for Your Small Business’ Next Blog Post

12. February 2011

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Picture from our Social Media Meeting

“Hay There” Friends!  Are you a small business owner with writer’s block?  Stumped on what the heck to write about on your small business’ blog?  Here is some insight that will surely get your content juices flowing! I had a very enlightening meeting this morning with small business owner friends of mine that run a […]

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Exercise Regularly & Use Social Media: 3 Fundamental Reasons Why YOUR Small Business NEEDS to Use Social Media!

29. January 2011

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SocialMediaExercise

Exercise Regularly & Use Social Media: 3 Fundamental Reasons Why Your Small Business Needs to Use Social Media! The purpose of this blog post is to make sure you have an understanding Why Social Media is NECESSARY for Your Small Business. In the world we live in today with marketing trends popping up around us, […]

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Shake Up Your Online Networking with a “Social Media Strategy Tini!”

16. December 2010

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Shake Up Your Online Networking with a “Social Media Strategy Tini!”

Hi Everyone!  Emily A. Hay here and right now I want you to get very comfortable because today I am serving you a Social Media Strategy Tini! Yes, “tini”, as in “martini” and the reason for the martini analogy is because as a business professional, I am sure you can appreciate the value in attending […]

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