Michael with A&A Christmas Tree Farm has simple goals, he wants to connect with more people and help them find the perfect fresh Iowa-raised Christmas tree for the holidays.
I immediately thought of using a WordPress website along with a coordinated social media presence. Due to the picturesque outdoors of the farm, my first thoughts were of Facebook combined with Instagram or Pinterest.
A little bit of sharing and consistent updating and it should be easy to increase his sales this year given that he was only advertising in the local paper before.
Let this really sink in for a moment: Mobile devices have given people instant access to information that includes who and where your competition is, real-time pricing comparisons for products and services, and even feedback on customer satisfaction.
All of this allows potential customers to develop a perception of what your organization is like without them leaving their home, stepping foot inside your building, or even calling you on the phone.
With the proper data you can learn how to best apply your limited resources of time, money, and talent to make strategic improvements that will stimulate growth and improve their perception of you online.
This charming former High School building houses an eclectic mix of retail stores, fitness and wellness clubs, performance venues, athletic events, and professional services like "yours truly" - Market Street.
Using a full-featured events calendar, a "News" section, and an active email newsletter, the website provides promotion online that is coordinated with Facebook and Twitter social media accounts to keep the community informed of the various events coming up.
Market Street provides ongoing management services for the First Street Community Center's website.
Most websites have a "Contact Us" feature that allows a person viewing your website to enter a message and send it to you via e-mail. Unfortunately, sometimes this doesn't work properly and you never actually get the message.
This usually isn't your website's fault, it's often due to problems with your e-mail servers. No matter how it happens, if an e-mail fails to reach you it can be a serious problem...