Business Tips

18th October 2018
the cheapest ways to find new clients

The Cheapest Ways To Find New Clients

  Running a business can be stressful, especially when trying to find clients. You don’t always have to go down the hardest routes to be able to acquire new clients. There are many ways you can do this without spending much money and through simple marketing techniques. Here are how to get clients for a new business.   1 – Content marketing (blogs) One of the best ways to get clients is through content marketing, […]
11th October 2018
6 ways to increase traffic to your online store

6 Ways To Increase Traffic To Your Online Store

  It’s all good having an e-commerce website for your online store but what’s the point of it being out there with no traffic or customers. You want to be able to get as much traffic and attention as possible so your business can strive. There are quite a lot of e-commerce stores built with Shopify. Reading this blog post will give you some ideas on how to get sales on Shopify. There are a […]
4th October 2018
20 surprising statistics about instagram

20 Surprising Statistics About Instagram

  Instagram is growing faster than ever and it can be hard to keep up with it for a lot of people. But, hopefully, with these statistics you can see how big Instagram has become which will help you understand the importance and opportunities within the Social Media platform. So here are 20 surprising statistics about Instagram 2018.   1 Billion + Instagram accounts worldwide are active every single month With a lot of active […]
27th September 2018
how can a small business leverage social media

How Can A Small Business Leverage Social Media?

  As we have probably reiterated many times, here at SOS Creativity, social media couldn’t have any more of an importance than it does right now for your business. Most businesses or business owners struggle to utilise social media and actually leverage it. In our blog post, we’re going to be looking at effective social media marketing for small businesses.   Know your audience There is no point posting on social media if the correct […]
20th September 2018
7 Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Social Media

7 Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Social Media

  Social media has a huge importance with in digital marketing. With it rapidly growing in 2018, the demand to be online has been higher and where does everyone spend their time? Social media of course! Social media brings more opportunities to connect with your customers and even other businesses, but also helps to boost traffic to your site and potentially sales. To help those who are struggling with their social media and the importance […]
13th September 2018
How to get targeted traffic to your website

How To Get Targeted Traffic To Your Website

  Websites are really important for your business as the digital age that we’re in has grown massively; so should your online presence, and the first thing your business should have is a website. There’s no point in having a website if you don’t intend to bring in a tonne of traffic and this is some company’s downfall. Businesses always question how to get targeted traffic to your website and it couldn’t be any simpler. […]
6th September 2018
6 Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Digital Marketing

6 Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions about Digital Marketing

  Over the past few years, digital marketing has become a really important part of owning a business especially when it comes to being online. A large percentage of the world’s population is online, so why shouldn’t you be also? Digital marketing can be a foreign concept to a lot of people. To help those of you who are struggling to understand why we need it in 2018, here are 7 answers to the most […]
30th August 2018
5 benefits to having a facebook business page

5 Benefits of Having a Facebook Business Page

  Many businesses have a Facebook business page because Facebook is the biggest platform to be on, which is correct but some are set up and never touched due to people not knowing what they can use Facebook for or how to generate any leads, sales or traffic. You can promote and advertise your business and there are some significant benefits that Facebook can provide. The question is usually asked, “why is Facebook good for […]
23rd August 2018
3 ways to getting more positive testimonials

3 Ways To Get More Positive Testimonials

  As a business, it’s important to harness the power of each and every one of your customers’ opinions and it should always be encouraged for people to leave reviews no matter what their experience was like. In this blog post, we will be exploring how to get online reviews for your small business and especially 3 ways to get more positive testimonials to build your brand reputation.   Consider asking for reviews- Don’t ask […]
16th August 2018
Marketing strategies for small businesses

Marketing Strategies For Small Businesses

  Many questions are asked about marketing such as “What are some common marketing techniques for my small business?” or “what are good marketing strategies for a small business?”. The answer is: some techniques work for particular niches whilst others don’t. So in this blog, we will be addressing small business marketing strategies that work for almost everybody which almost every business should already have implemented.   1 – Google My Business Ranking your Google […]
9th August 2018
Surprising Social Media Facts

Surprising Social Media Facts

  As we’ve already established, social media is rapidly growing and if you’re using it for your business it’s best to keep up to speed with recent trends surrounding it. It’s good to know exactly what’s going on so you can adopt certain things to help with your strategy. Here are surprising social media facts 2018.   1 – Almost one-quarter – 23% – of Facebook users check the site five times or more per […]
2nd August 2018
what makes a start up successful

What Makes A Startup Successful?

  Startups will always face multiple challenges and uncertainty and on average 9/10 will end up going out of business. There is a consistent set of key success factors for startups and qualities which makes these businesses successful. In this blog post, we will be finding out what makes a startup successful. Here are 5 reasons that businesses succeed.   1 – Founders of startup businesses are driven and focused, resulting in passion and commitment, […]
26th July 2018
how to improve your video marketing

How To Improve Your Video Marketing

  In this day and age, content isn’t just about blocks of text full of information, it’s also images, video and audio. All of these different types of content can carry the same message but you need to be able to do it right. As video marketing is now becoming important for your digital presence, you want it to be as precise as possible so it provides value and the correct information to your audience. […]
19th July 2018
3 tips for making a good website even better

3 Tips For Making A Good Website Even Better

  Having spent a great deal of time on creating your company’s website, you may think that once it’s done then it’s done! As easy as that sounds, you should always want your website to be constantly better than it was the day before. There are many things you can do and implement such as improve website design or functionality, but here are 3 tips for making a good website even better.   1- Keep […]
12th July 2018
4 faq about content marketing

4 Answers To The Most Frequently Asked Questions About Content Marketing

  Content marketing is important for businesses with an online reputation but many don’t understand how it works or what it even is! As it can be confusing for many people and companies, it’s something that you need to spend a good amount of time on in order to get your strategy to work effectively. To help some of you who are struggling to understand why we need content marketing in 2018, here are 4 […]
5th July 2018
inbound marketing 6 things youre fogetting to do

Inbound Marketing: 6 Things You’re Forgetting To Do

What is inbound marketing? Inbound marketing is a strategy which focuses on attracting customers through content that they may find helpful and could provide them value. Your potential customers find you through social media, search engines and blogs mainly through your created content, without marketers or sales employees going out to find specific customers. What is outbound marketing? Outbound marketing is similar but focuses more on finding the client rather than them finding you through […]
28th June 2018
handy tools to use in your marketing strategy

Handy Tools To Use In Your Marketing Strategy

  Your business should have a digital marketing strategy in place, but are you using any helpful time-saving tools? There are many you could use to help simplify your marketing efforts and reduce the time you spend on certain areas of marketing. Here are some handy tools you could use to help with your digital marketing strategy.   1 – Hootsuite (Social media marketing) Posting content on social media has become an importance for any […]
21st June 2018
3 simple steps to growing your Instagram following organically

3 Simple Steps To Growing Your Instagram Following Organically

  Growing your Instagram account organically seems like a long and tedious task when there’s such thing as buying followers, likes and comments, which are usually bot accounts. Your profile won’t look legitimate or professional if somebody was to go through it and see that the majority of your followers and engagement were fake. Many people struggle when it comes to the organic side of it all. It’s simple once you understand what certain things […]
14th June 2018
3 donts of customer service

3 Don’ts Of Customer Service On Social Media

  Video Version Written Version Customer service is extremely important for your business. You need to be able to answer questions and queries asked about your brand in order to instil trust in your customers and it also shows that your company is serious. According to smallbusiness.co.uk, 83% of consumers require some degree of customer support while making an online purchase. With that number so high, it proves that you need to be on top […]
7th June 2018
4 things to avoid when blog writing

4 Things To Avoid When Blog Writing

  Blog writing is very important for your business for the reasons that it showcases your expertise, provides answers for queries that people are searching for and it drives traffic to your website. You need to make sure you’re blogging correctly and providing the right amount of value for those who need it. Due of the importance they have, any mistakes can either turn away readers or lose their interest, so here are 4 things […]
31st May 2018
10 things to do to grow your twitter acct

10 Tips To Grow Your Business Using Twitter

  Video Version Written Version Social media marketing is very important and if you’re a B2B (Business to Business) company, Twitter might be your go-to platform to advertise your product or services. There are a number of things that you need to do correctly to see a positive growth on your Twitter account but many aren’t considered. Here are 10 Tips to grow your business using Twitter:   1 – Optimise your profile Optimising your […]
24th May 2018
5 Tools Every Small Business Owner Must Use For Digital Marketing Success

5 Tools Every Small Business Owner Must Use For Digital Marketing Success

  Digital marketing can change your company massively if you’re implementing things properly. With technology evolving, you need to keep up to date with the necessary tools that could help your business to grow. With the end goal of marketing being to drive traffic to your website and convert, here are 5 tools every small business owner must use for digital marketing success.   1 – Google analytics Google Analytics allows you to track your […]
17th May 2018
3 popular ways you can use social media to make more sales

3 Popular Ways You Can Use Social Media To Make More Sales

  Social media opens up a large area for you to implement strategies to help your business. The old saying goes, people do business with people. On social media, there are a lot of people. By being on these platforms, being social and providing value, there are a few ways you can use these platforms and channels to help increase sales. Here are 3 of the most popular ways you can use social media to […]
10th May 2018
5 video ideas to accelerate your business growth

5 Video Ideas To Accelerate Your Business’ Growth

  Video Version Written Version Videos are important when it comes to grabbing the attention of your followers and audience. Instead of sitting through slide after slide of business pitches, why not create a simple yet effective video pitch to engage your audience? Are you advertising your product or service, pitching, or just trying to generate more sales? One word, video! Here are 5 video ideas to accelerate your business’ growth.   1 – Explainer […]
3rd May 2018
4 simple marketing techniques for start up businesses

4 Simple Marketing Techniques For Start-Up Businesses

  Video Version Written Version Marketing should be a number one priority for literally ANY business. It’s important to put your brand’s name out there for whatever your business’ goal is, whether it’s to be seen by a large audience or to gain a high number of sales, the only way that you can do this is through marketing! It’s also crucial that you use the correct methods and techniques that suit your industry, you […]
26th April 2018
how to define your target audience

How To Define Your Target Audience

  Video Version Written Version When thinking about target audience, the big question is “Who is my target audience?” sometimes a harder question to answer than anticipated. It’s very important to know who your audience is, if you don’t then you may be marketing your products or services to the wrong category of people. Sometimes it’s quite self-explanatory who they are, for instance we are a web development company so we primarily focus on selling […]
19th April 2018
3 things business succeed online 2018

3 Things Your Business Must Have In Order To Succeed Online In 2018

  Video Version Written Version If you own a business, you want to be successful right? It’s every business owners dream to be number one, but there are some key things that you need in order to be successful. You need to take into consideration things that could make or break your business online and offline. Here are 3 things your business must have in order to succeed online in 2018.   1 – A […]
12th April 2018
4 common myths

4 Common Social Media Marketing Myths

  Video Version Written Version Social media marketing is fairly new to the business game (by fairly new, I mean a lot of people are really just starting to get it). In the last couple of years, more and more businesses are beginning to address their online presence. Just like anything, there are going to be a handful of misconceptions, so here are 4 common social media marketing myths.   1 – My customers aren’t […]
5th April 2018
2 new instagram updates

2 New Instagram Updates and How You Can Use Them For Your Business

  Video Version Written Version Social media is always changing and updating, so keeping up to date is vital for your business. Instagram has made massive changes over the past couple of years and has definitely stepped up their game. Here are 2 of their newest updates they’ve made in 2018 and how you can use them for your business.   1 – Instagram Shopping Online shopping has now been made easier for both businesses […]
29th March 2018
4 ways you might be messing up your linkedin profile

4 Ways You Might Be Messing Up Your LinkedIn Profile

  Video Version Written Version LinkedIn is an essential professional and personal branding tool. Over the past few years, it has become vital for businesses/business owners to showcase their experience and expertise on LinkedIn. But many people aren’t doing it properly! Here are 4 ways you might be messing up your LinkedIn profile.   1 – Having an unprofessional or awkward profile picture Your LinkedIn profile photo should make potential employers or business partners feel […]