On this episode of Tips Appreciated, we have Michelle and Amanda of @Eat.Shop.Love.AB on Instagram to talk about marketing tips and strategies for small businesses, how to best use social media as a marketing tactic, and how to tell your story authentically. They speak on the many benefits of using social media to grow awareness of your small business and how to maximize the impact of your marketing budget so that you get the most bang for your buck!
Michelle and Amanda also share their thoughts on how social media influencers and micro influencers are being used as a marketing tactic, as well as the main challenges small businesses face in marketing and branding.
Did you know? If every Calgary household spent $10 a month buying local, the Calgary economy would get a GDP boost of $52 million and that would generate an additional 823 jobs in the city!
Like Michelle and Amanda say, don’t pressure yourself too much to buy local, it should be a feel-good act of contribution and support for your community.
Connect with Michelle and Amanda!Follow them on Instagram: www.instagram.com/eat.shop.love.ab Visit A2 Marketing’s website: www.a2mktg.com Follow A2 Marketing on Instagram: www.instagram.com/a2mktg
Small Businesses Mentioned:Oodle Noodle: www.oodlenoodle.ca Famoso: www.famoso.ca Boston Pizza: www.bostonpizza.com Whistle & Flute: www.whistleandflute.com Skip the Dishes: www.skipthedishes.com H&W Produce: www.handwproduce.com Sea Change Brewing Co.: www.seachangebeer.com Situation Brewing: www.situationbeer.com Crum Coffee Bar: www.crumcoffeebar.com El Gringo Foods: www.elgringofoods.com Lulu Cookies: www.lulucookies.com
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