Posts Tagged ‘Betsy Kent’

7 Features That Your Business Blog Should Have

There are many reasons that you may be considering (or already have) a business blog on your website. Perhaps you simply want to drive traffic to your website or sales page. Or maybe you want to constantly keep your content fresh. You may want to establish yourself as a thought leader in your field or…

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Bing For Schools – 3 Reasons It's Brilliant

Last night I saw a commercial for Bing For Schools. I don’t know if you saw it, too, but it ran before the president’s speech about Syria. Let me tell you why I think it’s a brilliant concept. Microsoft’s search engine, Bing, has never been able to gain a significant share of search because users have…

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My Business Blog: What Should I Write About?

A frequent question that I get from many of my clients (with a lot of trepidation) after they have decided that they do want to have a business blog, is this: “What in the world should I write about?” Regardless of what your goal is for having a blog, my advice is, don’t try to…

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Should You Hire An Outside Social Media Agency?

Ever since brands and businesses began to embrace Social Media there has been a lot of discussion around whether it is more effective to build an in-house team or to outsource Social Media services. As a seasoned Advertising and Marketing executive, our friend Diane Epstein has worked at big agencies and small ones –  most…

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One Thing You Can Do Right Now To Improve Your Online Visibility

A reported 97% of consumers search for local businesses online. Have you ever Googled yourself or your business? If you’re not so pleased with the results, not to fear:  here’s a suggestion for you to improve your online visibility right now: Set up your Google Plus (Google+) Local profile page It’s Google so it will appear in Google…

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5 Reasons All Business Owners Must Speak or Not Be Heard

We are happy to introduce you to Phil Gerbyshak: Social Media, branding, and business coach, chief connections officer, master public speaker, published author, blogger extrordinaire, and so much more! His guest blog for Be Visible provides 5 highly accessible and critical reasons why as a business owner it’s a great idea to embrace public speaking to supercharge…

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Hashtags – The Do’s and Dont’s

#HashtagsAreEverywhere. You may have even noticed that many TV commercials are now showing hashtags (like #OldNavy) and networks themselves are now embedding hashtags (i.e. #NBC) right into their normal programming – but to what end? Hashtags are being used on many Social Networks; but on Twitter, where they originated, hashtags are used to build a…

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Social Media for Business Owners

An Interview with Elizabeth Beskin of 5th Avenue Digital Social Media marketing can sometimes be a dilemma. How much time and energy should be invested? It is an ongoing question especially for businesses that have flourished and grown without Facebook, Twitter, etc. Many of our clients at Be Visible fit into just that profile. Meeting…

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