Tag Archives: Small business

September 14, 2022

Small Businesses to Grapple With Tight Ad Spend in ’23

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. If small business ad spending follows the trend of larger companies’ ad spend, as it is wont to do, expect some tightened pockets for advertisers and marketers alike in 2023. Granted, ad spend by businesses both large and small will rise globally in 2023, according to recent reporting […]

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March 27, 2020

Fight Virus With the Right Brand Messaging

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Marketers no doubt face many challenges in the months ahead as the new coronavirus spreads like a wildfire across the United States. As a small business marketer, consider putting at the top of your list what the bigger companies already are doing: Assuring your customers that you will […]

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January 28, 2019

Google Fine Boosts Calls for U.S. Data Privacy Law

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. A $57 million fine that the French data protection authority levied on Google last week is the largest yet under the European Union’s newer privacy law, and it could well bolster efforts to enact similar legislation in the United States. California already has passed a data privacy protection […]

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May 15, 2018

3 Ways Marketers Can Battle Media Distrust

By Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. The recent news that Cambridge Analytica harvested the personal information of about 80 million Facebook users in the United States ahead of the 2016 elections has sunk trust in the media to all-time lows — depths that lawyers and used-car salesmen once enjoyed. Coupled with other personal-data breaches […]

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March 29, 2018

Small Business Owners Warming to New Tax, Jobs Plan

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. Though they may not know the full impact of the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 until tax time next year, early indications are that a majority of small business owners are aware of what the act might mean for their business’ future — and that many […]

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March 14, 2018

4 Things to Consider When Hiring a Small Business Marketing Agency

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. As the owner of a small business who wants to ramp up your marketing strategy, you’ve already tried the do-it-yourself route and found the complexities and time so overwhelming that you’ve added a marketing manager to your staff. However, that manager, you’ve realized, doesn’t really understand the path […]

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February 28, 2018

Focusing on Time Can Reap Better ROI, Via Outsourcing

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. The maxim that “time is money” often is attributed to Benjamin Franklin from an essay, “Advice to a Young Tradesman,” in 1748. Other researchers say the phrase actually appeared a few decades earlier in a magazine, The Free-Thinker, while others trace the adage to ancient Greece In any […]

Blog, News, Small Business
December 13, 2017

Economic, Marketing Outlooks See a Rosy 2018 Ahead

by Jay Bemis | Advertising Systems Inc. As small businesses enter the 2018 calendar year, economic optimism among them is at its highest since the days of the Reagan administration, the National Federation of Independent Business (NFIB) reported in November. The entrance of a new Republican administration in 2017 and its plans for tax reform, […]

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September 23, 2015

Why You Should Consider Outsourcing These Business Tasks

Wearing multiple hats is no easy job for anyone, but it comes with the territory of managing your own business, or starting up your, well, start-up. Time management skills become essential, but the fact remains: There’s only so much you (or a small team) can do in 24 hours in the day. Fortunately, there are multiple cost-effective […]

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