Social Media Advertising Channels Every Small Business Should Consider

Almost 90% of all small businesses use Facebook to advertise their goods and services, yet only about 60% of those companies say that the Facebook ads are accomplishing the intended business objectives. Since the cost of advertising on the popular…

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Why Small Businesses Should Have A Mobile App

If you think that only the giant retailers bother to create their own business apps, there are a few facts which you should consider that might affect your thinking. For instance, approximately 85% of the time that users spend on…

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10 Social Media Marketing Tips For Your Small Business

There is no question that the power of social media marketing is one of the most important single areas which every entrepreneur should be focusing on, in terms of reaching an intended audience. The sheer numbers of users involved should…

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It May Be Time For Your Business Website To Be Updated

Your website does something that no single employee or any group of employees could possibly do – it promotes your business 24 hours a day to all Internet users. Business website design in San Diego needs to reflect the changing…

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Add Fuel to Your Social Media Campaigns with Pokemon Go

As a small business owner, you should always be alert to the possibility of capitalizing on trends which can be advantage to yourself or your business. One of the hottest trends in the country right now is the video game…

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Here’s a Look at some New Social Media Apps for 2016 that could be BIG

  Social media has become such a big part of our lives whether we use it for business, or fun. Sometimes, a new app comes out that makes your social media use so much more productive or enjoyable that you wonder how…

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How to Boost Your Profits and Leads In 2016

Growing a small business may seem like a simple process, but that’s not always the case. The logistics may seem simple, yet it’s often times challenging for entrepreneurs to accomplish the growth they want on their own. With that being…

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Digital Marketing Trends for 2016

If you want your business or brand to get noticed in 2016, you’ll need to create a solid marketing plan for the next year. This will mean staying on top of trends as they evolve – and fortunately, the digital marketing…

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Holiday Digital Marketing Tips for Small Businesses

As shoppers start to trickle into stores, searching for those perfect holiday gifts for friends and loved ones, it’s more important than ever for small businesses to step up their marketing game. Since most customers head to the web before…

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How to Maximize Your Digital Marketing Efforts During the Holidays

Some of the busiest shopping days of the year take place during the holidays. Whether you run your business online, as a bricks-and-mortar-store, or a combination of both, marketing it online is essential. The following are a few of the…

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Social Media Marketing for Insurance Agents

Whether you’re an independent agent or an agent for one company, social media can serve you well as a marketing tool. Millions of potential customers log in to social media platforms on a daily basis. Therefore, using social media to make…

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Why Outsourcing Is Valuable for Small Business

When an entrepreneur starts a business, money is often an obstacle, and one must wear many hats simply to stay afloat. While this is valuable on the books this takes valuable time and effort away from the purpose of the business…

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11 Top Digital Marketing Stats for 2015

With the expected growth of digital marketing in 2015, we thought it important to share with you our top 11 statistics taken from top digital marketing strategies this year. Enjoy. And as always, please reach out to us if you…

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3 Tips to Professionalize your LinkedIn Voice

LinkedIn’s popularity has grown exponentially since 2003. In fact, 90% of B2B companies use it as a marketing platform. When marketing on LinkedIn, content should be different from that of Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest. LinkedIn is a professional networking site,…

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4 Tips for Responding to Negative Yelp Reviews

While Yelp is a wonderful marketing tool, it must be navigated skillfully. Yelp provides valuable information for potential customers, allowing them to share their experiences with your business. This is great marketing when the reviews are positive; however, some reviewers…

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Call To Action
The Importance of Utilizing a Call to Action

Having a Call to Action is important because…wait a minute – let’s assume you’ve not been in the digital marketing world.  Let’s first talk about what a call to action (or CTA) stands for! A CTA prompts someone to take…

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Facebook rules
Facebook Contests- We Explain the Rules and Tips

  Rules for social networks change often.  If you do not follow social media news but use Facebook for contests, promotions or even advertising your services or products, you need to know those rules, man. Plenty of contests have been…

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Google Adwords for Business
5 Ways Google Adwords Could Work for Your Business

                    As a business owner the first question you want to ask is “are my prospects searching for me?” YES? Ok, now that we have that squared away, read on to…

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Website success
Is your Website Branding Making a Good First Impression?

                        Your website branding says everything about you. Like walking into that job interview – are your shoes clean, your nails neat, your clothes ironed? Do you look well-rested,…

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Optimal Website Design
5 Important Functions To Build An Optimal Website

1) Which Pages Do I Need? Before you sit down with a website developer, you’ll want to map out the pages you want on your website.  This saves time and money before you start the clock with a designer, and…

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Never Question Quality

My Social Marketing Network is a full service digital marketing agency. We provide quality work and the best Internet solutions for various different clients. We do this through Search Engine Optimization, Social Media Marketing & Management, Web Design & Development,…

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Client Highlight: MD Home Health

This week in MySMN’s Client Highlight series, we’re going to take a look at our collaboration with a fantastic home health service provider in the Phoenix area, MD Home Health. Since beginning to work with MD Home Health in November,…

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Client Highlight: Remodel Works Bath & Kitchen

  MySMN has had a whirlwind past year with fantastic clients, and we want to highlight our work with San Diego remodeling powerhouse, Remodel Works Bath & Kitchen. Remodel Works Bath & Kitchen has been specializing in kitchen and bathroom…

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How To: Creating Engaging Content

Content, content, content. It seems that everyone is talking about creating compelling and engaging content, but what does that really entail? For years now, we have been trying to find the perfect formula to spark real engagement. That is the…

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Free Marketing Tools to Jump Start Your Marketing in 2013!

This is the time of year, when small businesses and marketers alike review their 2012 marketing efforts and redefine where their focus needs to be in 2013. We wanted to share with you a couple of free marketing tools that…

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Marketing Forecast: Marketing Trends 2013

2012 has come and gone and, boy what a marketing whirlwind it was. 2013 is going to see a different surge of marketing trends. As people become desensitized and smarter than ever before, marketers need to step it up a…

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Social Media Case Study: The Smoking Goat Restaurant

MySMN has a lot of interesting clients, and we want to show them off. As a social media marketing firm, we want to not only showcase our clients, but show you what we do as far as creativity, graphic design,…

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$tache Money: November, Movember!

We are well into Movember, and well, we are happy to say that MySMN’s very own Kristian Zaspel, Creative Director, is slapping a ‘stache on it and raising money for the cause. As most of you probably know, Movember was…

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Facebook 101: The Act of Giving with New Facebook Gifts

It seems like Facebook has a new feature just about as often as Apple puts out a new product…constantly! Within the next few weeks, Facebook will be adding the option to send real gifts to friends and family through the…

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North Park is San Diego’s Best Neighborhood!

I think we can all agree, North Park is one awesome San Diego locale. We’ve got it all…from cafes, trendy retail shops, delectable gourmet restaurants, and epic bars. That being said, it is no surprise that North Park dominated the…

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Social Media and Natural Disasters: Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy is causing a heck of a stir, both literally and figuratively. People all over the country are watching and waiting to see what this storm is capable of. So far, this storm has displaced thousands from their homes,…

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Casa De Luz – New North Park Restaurant

The experience My Social Marketing Network had at Casa De Luz was educational along with inspirational.  Casa De Luz is healthy, fresh, thoughtfully planned plant-based food.  Our experience of the salad, self-served soup, vegan food with pure alkaline water definitely…

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Social Media and the Holidays!

T’is the season for Holiday marketing.  Halloween has passed, Christmas music is already playing, and you are thinking, “should I change up my marketing strategy to reflect the holidays, or keep it neutral, and business as usual?” Social media is…

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