Small Business Marketing Ideas for Us All

You’ll probably never get enough small business marketing tips since marketing remains the most important part of what your small business does. Here are some ideas you won’t want to be without to make customers take a second look at who you are and what you do.

Tips & Inspiration

20 content marketing ideas. Content marketing is a huge part of online business, but some entrepreneurs may be somewhat intimidated by the idea. If you fall into this category, here are some great ideas to get you started. Small Business Trends

Learning marketing tricks from other businesses. OK, this might not sound like such a revolutionary idea, but, hey, have you ever tried getting some ideas from a business that has little or nothing to do with yours? Maybe you should! Copyblogger

Being Remarkable

The hundred things that make your business special. What makes a Mexican restaurant in Utah so unique it’s worth blogging about? It could be hundreds of little things that make your small business unique. Do you know what they are? Seth Godin’s Blog

Where none have gone before. Sometimes making an impression in your business is as simple as doing something no other business has done before…at least successfully. Check this startup’s stab at unique service. What accomplishment would set your business apart? WSJ

Strategy & Tools

How quality and price impact your market. This round table discussion with entrepreneurs about balancing the right quality with the right price is a great look at how marketing is a part of everything you do. You’re the Boss

There’s a new social media marketing tool in town. While it’s important to choose your battles when it comes to online marketing, new platforms can offer intriguing new possibilities. Here’s a review of one more to explore. E-Marketing Associates

Getting Feedback

Why Twitter’s still a top tool. While you can explore the new and exotic to market your small business, it may also be a good idea not to ignore the old standbys. Here’s a look at why Twitter’s still the best promotional tool for your business.

Marketing to your early adopters. By now, most businesses are aware of the value of early adopters, those people who will try almost anything new, when marketing a new product or service. But there are some things you may want to keep in mind when marketing to this pioneering group. Startup Professionals Musings

More Marketing Ideas

Does your business tell a story? Telling a story may make your product or service more attractive to customers. Here are some simple considerations when it comes to using storytelling in your company’s marketing efforts. Channelship

Tips for better e-mail marketing. E-mail marketing remains a powerful tool and an important method of keeping information about your business in front of potential customers. Here’s another look at doing it right. Sales Tip a Day

Joshua Sophy Joshua Sophy is the Editor for Small Business Trends and has been a member of the team for 16 years. A professional journalist with 20 years of experience in traditional media and online media, he attended Waynesburg University and is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists. He has held roles of reporter, editor and publisher, having founded his own local newspaper, the Pottsville Free Press.