Reading the Get Busy small business blog is proof that you can skyrocket growth with DIY marketing tactics. For some of the more complex marketing strategies though, its best to consult the professionals. Below is a list of our favorite business associates, vendors, and friends that will help you get the most out of your marketing. These vendors made this page by merit of their work, and the Get Busy team has personally worked with each of these firms extensively in the past.
SBC Marketing Group: Run by Get Busy’s own Stephen Murphy, SBC Marketing Group provides smart marketing solutions for small and local businesses. The NJ marketing agency helps business owners who need professional web design, graphics, and consulting services on a small business budget.
Seize Creative: Seize works with clients to create content that communicates. Partners Janet Armstrong and Kathi Jolley combine years of experience with fresh new thinking, and their results speak louder than any two sentence blurb can.
20Lemons: In a nutshell, 20Lemons is a full service strategic marketing company that creates and executes customized, integrated marketing plans. They specialize in the restaurant and hospitality sector, and fearless leader Noelle Stary has consistently proven to be a thought leader in the industry.
Search Engine Optimization:
PCG Digital Marketing: No one looks for your business in the phone book anymore. Instead, customers are using search engines and social media to find products and services in their town. PCG is an award winning digital marketing agency will help you optimize your web presence so you get found more easily online.
Driv3: is a search marketing and SEO company in Washington DC. They offer search engine optimization consulting, SEM, Social Media and PPC management for small businesses. Their specialization is helping websites boost online traffic with highly targeted leads.
Brick Marketing: Brick Marketing is a Boston based, full service SEO solutions firm that helps increase website visitors and conversions from the search engines.
ViewByText: Mobile marketing can give your business an unprecedented return on marketing dollars. ViewByText offers a completely managed solution that is simple for beginners, yet robust enough for enterprise level service. Text “Sample” to 59925 for an instant demo of the technology.
Tatango: Have you ever wanted to send a text message to all of your customers for an upcoming deal, event or promotion? With Tatango this is now possible, and available for any size business. With Tatango’s easy to use SMS marketing software, you can have your own SMS marketing campaign up and running in less than a minute.
SpeedPro Imaging: SpeedPro lives by the mantra “Go Big or Go Home.” This large format print shop offers excellent value on items like banners, canvas, posters, vehicle wraps, and any other oversized items you need. Couple this with friendly service and a responsive staff, and you’ll find yourself consistently coming back for more.
Social Fulcrum: Consumers don’t listen to ads – they listen to other consumers. Consumers don’t engage with ads – they engage with their friends. It’s expensive to reach 100,000 people. It’s inexpensive to get 1,000 people to reach 100 friends. Social Fulcrum understands the consumer, and uses those insights to improve the effectiveness of your marketing.
Brand-Yourself: Brand-Yourself.com is the world’s first online reputation management toolset for non-techies. Brand-Yourself empowers individuals and businesses to proactively manage their reputation online and put their best foot forward on the web.
Sonja Hegman: If you think the pen is mightier than the sword, but the thought of writing makes you want to beat your head on a wall, leave it to Sonja Hegman. After hustling for more than 10 years as a journalist and copywriter (and winning a few awards), Sonja’s now your go-to gal for all things copy- and grammar-related.
Website Audits & SEO Programs:
Rachel Howe Consulting: From website audits to full scale SEO programs, Rachel Howe is a Milwaukee SEO that has experience working with local businesses to Fortune 500 companies by building their online visibility and leads through organic search engine optimization (SEO).
Small Business Marketing Platforms:
LocalVox: LocalVox helps local businesses market themselves online across the web, email, social media, directories and search through an easy to use platform. The company has been listed as one of the 10 hottest NYC start ups in both 2012 and 2013.