Why Social Media Marketing for Your Biz?

By: abbeyharrison Thursday September 9, 2021 comments

Why Social Media Marketing for Your Biz?

It’s 2021 and with all you’ve heard about social media marketing, you may be wondering why you should invest the time, energy, effort, and money into showing up on social media at all. We hear you. Social media marketing is no walk in the park and if it had an easy, immediate return on investment, everyone would be doing it. Just because social media success doesn’t happen for every small business, doesn’t mean there isn’t value in showing up there. What it does mean is that you need the right social media mindset... Read More


Knocking Your Next Event Out of the Park

By: abbeyharrison Monday August 2, 2021 comments

Knocking Your Next Event Out of the Park

Planning an event is overwhelming and confusing on a good day, but after the two years we’ve just navigated… it could feel impossible. However, we see small businesses pull off interesting and engaging events every week. If you have an idea for a great event, this can be done AND it can be done this year. Here are some expert tips and pointers to think about as you begin your event planning journey this year: Prep Work is EVERYTHING Expert Tip: Don’t just throw this together at the last second! ... Read More


Should You Be Hosting Events Right Now?

By: abbeyharrison Thursday July 1, 2021 comments

Should You Be Hosting Events Right Now?

It’s an interesting time right now. It feels like the world is cautiously re-opening and getting back to normal but the lessons of the past have taught us to expect the unexpected. This may not be what you want to hear if you have been sitting on a great event idea. You are probably going back and forth, playing the, ‘Should I?’ or ‘Should I wait?’ game when it comes to launching your big idea. However, there is another option. If you aren’t completely comfortable announcing the launch of an... Read More


How Your Brand Attracts Your Audience

By: abbeyharrison Wednesday June 2, 2021 comments

How Your Brand Attracts Your Audience

Like getting ready for a date – you’re not going to wear just any old thing! You’re going to wear something that you think will attract the person you’re interested in, right?! Your brand is no different. The visuals you use and the messaging you share should work like pheromones… attracting the right people and repelling the folks that aren’t a good fit for what you have to offer. We urge you to take as much care in designing your brand as you would if you’re getting ready for a date after a year of... Read More


Time to Relaunch Your Biz!

By: abbeyharrison Sunday May 2, 2021 comments

Time to Relaunch Your Biz!

Does your business need a relaunch? Typically, a relaunch happens when a business changes directions, changes its brand, or creates a new product or service. However, these are untraditional times, to say the least. Few small biz owners found their way to success during the pandemic and many of you were forced to consider an entirely new way of doing business. Some of you put your heads down and waited for the waves to wash over you. Some of you hustled to stay afloat. Whatever you had to do to survive, we applaud you for hanging in... Read More


So, You Want to Do a Rebrand?

By: abbeyharrison Thursday April 1, 2021 comments Tags: Branding, Brand Standards, Personality, Rebrand

So, You Want to Do a Rebrand?

We see you, small biz owner. It’s been a long year, hasn’t it? Much has changed over the last twelve months and you may feel a bit like a caterpillar ready to finally transform into a butterfly. As you emerge back into the world, have you considered rebranding your business? Doing a business rebrand can be quite effective and, it’s possible, that now is the perfect time to undergo the rebranding process. However, it’s important to think long and hard about WHY you want to take your business through a... Read More


Making LinkedIn Work for Your Biz This Year

By: abbeyharrison Monday March 1, 2021 comments

Making LinkedIn Work for Your Biz This Year

Should your business be on LinkedIn? Absolutely, 100% yes!! There is this common misconception that LinkedIn is only for professionals looking for new opportunities. Is it a great place for a business professional to go job hunting? Of course, it is. No brainer. But that is not its ONLY purpose in life and plenty of businesses already know it. This is me, telling you, that if you aren’t already using LinkedIn, it’s time to dust off that profile and take a spin around the platform. There is SO MUCH opportunity to... Read More


Making Instagram Marketing Work for Your Business

By: abbeyharrison Monday February 1, 2021 comments

Making Instagram Marketing Work for Your Business

People still can’t stop talking about Instagram. I bet you’ve been to networking events and you’ve heard that you just Have. To. Be. On. Instagram right now. They aren’t wrong. Instagram is LIT! However, if you don’t have the right strategy for this social media channel you’ll struggle to see what the fuss is all about. You can’t just post your Facebook content on Instagram and call it good - not if you want to make an impact there. Here are things to think about for maximizing your Instagram account this year:... Read More


Here Are Predictions for Social Media for 2021!

By: abbeyharrison Saturday January 2, 2021 comments

Here Are Predictions for Social Media for 2021!

As with all technology, each year brings us new platforms and new ways to use social media. Social media and tech experts have gotten quite good at predicting what people and businesses can expect from social each year. With 2020 in the rearview, having a sneak peek at what’s to come will help businesses be more strategic with their marketing in the forthcoming months. Here are the trends that have gotten our attention at Assist for the Win that we believe will benefit your business online this year. Easy to... Read More


End Your Business Year Right

By: abbeyharrison Wednesday December 2, 2020 comments

End Your Business Year Right

It's been a long, and tough, business year for all of us. Take a moment to reflect over the last 11 months. Who's been on your side? Who's had your back? Who are the people in your circle that made a positive impact on your life and your biz this year? Make a list of these individuals because it's time to thank them properly for helping you be successful in 2020. How should you thank your people this year? We have a few ideas: Pick up the Phone The novelty of an old-fashioned phone call can't be emphasized enough. In a... Read More