5 Tips to Put Your Small Business on the Map with Local SEO

Optimizing your local small business so that it can be found within the search results is incredibly important to helping potential customers find information about your business, and driving foot traffic into small businesses. Local listing optimization is more important than ever because mobile users expect local business contact information to be easily accessible and accurate – and when it’s not, they …

Small Business Owner Considering Email Marketing

Why E-mail Marketing is Perfect for Small Businesses

Email marketing may seem old-fashioned and outdated, especially with social networks like Vine and Snapchat making headlines and gaining new users every day. However, email is still one of the most effective marketing strategies your small business can use to reach a dynamic range of customers. Email is both cost effective and easily targeted to the your most relevant readers. …

Is Social Media Worth It for Small Businesses?

The Small Business Owner’s Dilemma Owning a business is hard work. On any given day, you’re being pulled in a million different directions, you’re exhausted after staying up way later than humans should, and you’re strapped for cash. For many, running your own business can feel like raising children. It can mean great sacrifice and unbelievable stress on your mind …

The Difference Between B2B and B2C Digital Marketing for Small Businesses

Many small business owners must be fluent in marketing not only to consumers, but also to other businesses. For example, a car parts distributor may need mechanics at auto shops to buy their parts as much as they need the individual DIY fixer upper to grab one off the shelf. It can be a different animal to market to other businesses than to …

8 Awesome Apps for Running a Small Business

Tentacle Inbound specializes in serving all the digital marketing needs of small- and medium-sized businesses across the U.S. But beyond that, we are also a small business ourselves. It started as a consortium of freelancers, and over the years evolved into a more comprehensive repertoire of valuable digital marketing services for the unique needs of small businesses, and thus Tentacle …