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How Social Media Grew Foiled Cupcakes Sales by 90%

Recently we introduced BizSugar readers to a new feature here on the blog – it’s where we talking to small business owners (and even some big brands) to learn about how they’re using social media to build their business and ask them to share some tips, insight and like experiences. So far we’ve spoken to Read more about How Social Media Grew Foiled Cupcakes Sales by 90%[More…]


Stand Out From The Crowd With Social Media

With so many small businesses beginning to use social media today, how does your small business or brand stand out from the crowd. Small businesses owners, consultants and entrepreneurs joining BizSugar or using other social media platforms across the Web to share their message, know instinctively the power inherent in talking directly to their customers and Read more about Stand Out From The Crowd With Social Media[More…]


Social Media for Your Small Business is a Piece of Cake

Small businesses may know that social media plays an important part in their marketing and branding efforts. Still, many remain confused despite the best efforts of gurus and social media strategists about how to go about using these tools most effectively. But using social media like BizSugar and other online platforms to build brand, market Read more about Social Media for Your Small Business is a Piece of Cake[More…]


Improving Social Media With the Magic of Online Video

Accenting your social media communications with the magic of online video whether here on BizSugar or on other social media platforms is a great way to enhance your business communications. Here at BizSugar.com, adding video is as easy as linking directly to the video you wish to share or to a blog post containing your video Read more about Improving Social Media With the Magic of Online Video[More…]


More Troubleshooting for Your Small Business Community

Hello again BizSugar readers and welcome to another edition of the BizSugar blog. Last week we discussed troubleshooting problems on BizSugar.com that may crop up from time to time, and we thought we’d deliver part two this week of our troubleshooting advice based on some problems that have come up recently with BizSugar users. If you spot something Read more about More Troubleshooting for Your Small Business Community[More…]


Interview: How PETCO Uses Social Media

Ready for another social media and small business interview? Last month we interviewed Adam Wallace, the Director of Digital Marketing at the Roger Smith Hotel, to understand how one independent hotel was using social media to build its brand and get customers in the door. Today, we’re talking to a slightly larger brand as we Read more about Interview: How PETCO Uses Social Media[More…]


Troubleshooting Tips: This Is The Swan Song For Your BizSugar Submission Worries!

Hello again, BizSugar members, and thanks for being part of our small business news and information community. As you know, even with the best online communities, from time to time technical problems can arise. And though we try to respond quickly to any issues regarding the site at large, some difficulties occasionally arise which are Read more about Troubleshooting Tips: This Is The Swan Song For Your BizSugar Submission Worries![More…]


10 Ways To Feed Your Customers With Social Media

We’ve blogged before about the benefits of social media for your small business here at BizSugar.com or using other social media sites. But as Anita Campbell, founder of Small Business Trends observes, using social media simply as a tool to market to potential new customers is missing a huge part of what social media can Read more about 10 Ways To Feed Your Customers With Social Media[More…]


What’s in Your Small Business “Field of Dreams”

In the movie “Field of Dreams,” Kevin Costner is famously told “If you build it. They will come.” We think the same is true of your small business. And to that end, a few weeks ago we asked BizSugar members the simple question “What is your number one small business goal in 2011?” Our hope Read more about What’s in Your Small Business “Field of Dreams”[More…]