Organizations in Whatcom County helping companies succeed. Here are free-to-use options for small businesses that can provide the right advice.
Living through history: Words of encouragement
Living through COVID-19 will give us a chance to learn and grow and pull together as a community. We will get through this.
Intern, part-time employee or marketing agency?
For businesses not used to working with a marketing budget and strategy, the thought of investing in marketing activities can lead to fear-based decisions.
Corporate communications ace –why your business needs one.
Corporate writers who think and communicate with PR in mind are an incredible asset. They know how to use words in powerful ways, creating a clear message.
Outsource recruitment marketing to a local pro
It takes time to write a descriptive and inviting job ad and manage the ad postings for online job boards, your website and social media platforms.
Five benefits of blogging for your business
Maintaining a blog can be an important marketing tool for businesses. Blogs can be used to quickly add fresh content and relevant keywords to websites.
Compete with yourself
If you are already succeeding, then focus on that instead of worrying about what potential problems could arise from a bit of competition coming to town.
5 LinkedIn tips that will boost your personal brand
Using LinkedIn can help expand your network and build important relationships. Networking on LinkedIn can also increase the visibility of your business.
Best practices for reducing “networking anxieties”
Networking at business events can be a fun and effective way for local companies to build their brand, their brand and even generate referrals.
Small Business Resource: Whatcom County Networking Groups
An assortment of business networking groups available in Whatcom County. The list compiled below provides basic information and links to each group’s website.
Stop marketing so hard, and start retaining what you have
Here are a few customer service tips to help ensure your existing customers are just as happy about your business as your new ones.
Dear Small-Business Owner: I see how hard you’re working
This article was inspired by an experience I had while shopping in Bellingham. Hard-working business owner, I’d like to take a moment to say that I see you.
What’s keeping you from marketing your business?
Think about one marketing-related task you know you could be doing better. What is preventing you from tackling that task today? Is it a lack of time or desire?
The value of writing fresh content for your business
What sets businesses apart and makes them look more professional is when they share their own thoughts, opinions and insights via quality articles.
Does your Bellingham small business need a copywriter?
Professionally written articles help with SEO. Digital marketing experts are adept at including just the right keywords to make your website a SEO star.