Key US Retail Dates for 2017

Planning your marketing campaigns is vital if you want to have a successful business. You don’t want want to miss promotional opportunities, sales or revenue, especially to your competitors by failing to plan. AMP Advertising and promotion is happy to provide this handy list of key dates and seasons that could affect your retail business in 2017.  

Popular Hashtags for Every Day of the Week

Daily themes can be a lifesaver if you’re struggling to come up with new content for your social media pages.  Popular hashtags like #ThrowbackThursday make it easy to plan ahead.  Read on for my guide to small business hashtags for every day of the week. MONDAY #MondayFunday: Begin the week with posts that showcase the fun side of your business or …

Social Media Posting Frequency for Beginners

Wondering how often your small business should post on social media?  You are not alone.  Social media posting frequency is a topic that interests many small business owners.  After all, there are some many hours in a day. With as little as 1 hour per week, your small business can be well on it’s way to growing a social following. …

10 Things Visitors Hate About Websites

In no particular order, here’s our list of the top 10 things that will drive potential customers away from your website: It takes forever to load The saying goes, all good things in life are worth waiting for.  This saying exists because people are impatient by nature.  Waiting for a website to load just doesn’t make the cut. »FIX IT: …

4 Reasons to Build a Website for Your Small Business

A Clutch study found that in 2016, 46% of U.S. small businesses don’t have a website. What gives? There was a time when having a website was out of reach for many cash-strapped small businesses and entrepreneurs but, in recent years, template driven sites have greatly reduced the time and expense needed to build a website. Should a small business build …