how-do-i-know-which-keywords-to-use-go-eppsWhen you’re ready to work on your small business marketing plan using search engine optimization, it’s first necessary to create a keyword list. Using valuable keywords is one of the most effective ways to work on website optimization and increase your search engine rankings. Generating a keyword list takes several steps, but they are fairly simple.

relationship-lead-generation-go-eppsWe recently had lunch with the head of a nationally recognized nonprofit organization. Naturally, the conversation steered toward what really matters when you're trying to make an impact with your company's message. It seems like many factors could fill in the blank as the "right" answer: strategic funding campaigns, media savvy, education, or even celebrity endorsements.  Surprisingly, this inspiring world-changer gave a one-word answer when asked for the most important ingredient for success: Relationships.

mug-of-tea-706602-mEvery good comedian knows how to work the crowd. It's important to know what works so that a performance isn't a huge flop. Great comedians know how to nurture their audience. This analogy holds true for businesses trying to reach their customers. It's important to know the most effective ways to nurture your audience for businesses too. Don't go on stage without doing your homework.

nurture-audience-generate-leads-go-eppsEvery good performer knows how to work the crowd. It's important to know what works so that a performance isn't a huge flop. Great performers know how to nurture their audience. This analogy holds true for manufacturing companies trying to reach their customers and generate leads. It's important to know the most effective ways to nurture your audience for businesses too. Don't go on stage without doing your homework.

quality-content-marketing-go-eppsMore and more marketing and sales of manufactured goods is happening online now. Content marketing is much more than simply relying on your distributors to advertise a product. You have multiple platforms to utilize in hosting your content -- Google, Facebook, YouTube. It’s important to focus on creating quality content which leads your customers back to your site.