September 19, 2014
At the 2013 LSA event in Las Vegas I participated in a session called “State of the SMB Union.” One of the points I tried to make was that directory publishers and others offering marketing services to small business owners should diversify into transactions and business processes. So far that hasn’t really happened. It’s starting to happen in Europe….
September 8, 2014
For years the market has not understood “local” or its true value. The notion of local has been associated almost exclusively with small businesses (SMBs) and thus dismissed by many agencies, pundits and marketers accordingly. While SMBs are very important they’re only half the story. Investors have also been repeatedly burned by location-based consumer sites that have not paid off….