Social Media

5 FAQs About Social Media for Small Businesses

When it comes to marketing for small businesses, almost everyone is asking themselves the same question, “How do I get my audience to see my products or services?” In the 2018 small business landscape, this has never been easier. The eyes of the world are affixed on social media platforms, which creates opportunities to connect [...]

5 Digital Marketing Trends to Look Out for in 2018

When I started my digital marketing career in 2006, I had a flip phone that couldn't connect to the Internet.  I was able to bid and pay only $0.10 per click on Google and Yahoo for a lot of high volume, core keywords.  Facebook didn't have an ad network.   And retargeting advertising didn't exist. Now, [...]

The Ultimate 2018 Digital Marketing Wishlist

The digital marketing world is absolutely full of tools. So full, in fact, it's often quite hard to discern which tools are worth your time and which aren't. Below is the full list of Main Street ROI's technology stack, which we use for both ourselves and our clients. Each program or service is tried and tested.  Read through to [...]

Google Analytics Reports: 3 Ways to Track Social Media Marketing

There's no question that social media has become an important aspect of digital marketing. With over 1.86 billion active monthly users on Facebook, 319 million active monthly users on Twitter, and 600 million active monthly users on Instagram, social media marketing offers a valuable opportunity for small businesses to get in front of prospects. The [...]

How to Create Facebook Ads That People Love (& Also Generate Sales)

The holy grail of advertising is to create an ad that people like and actually want to share with friends, while at the same time including an offer to drive leads and sales. Watch a few Geico commercials to see how it's done. However, most ads fall well short of that lofty, 2-pronged goal.  They typically [...]

3 Things to Do Before Getting Started with Facebook Ads

If you want to be successful with your Facebook Ad campaign, it’s critical that you take certain steps before its launch. Here are the three things you need to do before getting started with Facebook Ads.   1. Define Your Goal How can you tell if your Facebook Ad campaign was successful? Unless you have [...]

4 Reasons Why Facebook Advertising Is a Good Idea For Your Business

1,230,000,000. That's how many active daily users are on Facebook. Digital marketing has drastically changed over the last decade. Ten years ago, Facebook had just switched from being a platform reserved for college students to a platform that everyone could access. The profile pages looked completely different and "Newsfeeds" and "Timelines" didn't exist. Fast-forward to today. [...]

How to Keep Your Social Media ROI in Check All Year Round

This is a guest post by Deborah Sweeney, the CEO of It’s fairly likely that you kicked off 2017 with a slew of social media resolutions for your brand, each one bigger and better than the next. But, what if I told you to scrap those resolutions for quarterly goals and reexaminations instead? Even with [...]

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4 Digital Marketing Channels Every Small Business Should Use

Marketing your business online in this day and age is a no-brainer. An estimated 205 million Americans shopped online in 2015, an increase of more than 30 million people over the previous five years. However, don't expect to tap into this huge marketing opportunity by just starting a Twitter or Facebook account... Writing a blog [...]

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