Business Marketing Tips
We have different marketing tips and links for resources below. They are broken up by Email Marketing Help, Experience Weatherford (free local marketing), General Marketing Tips, Quick & Easy Graphic/Video Help, Social Media Help, Social Media Content Scheduler Help, Virtual Events/Meeting Help and website help.
*None of these resources are provided as part of legal advice, they are compiled to help aid our local businesses in being successful. We recommend you seek legal advice for your marketing and legal needs.
Email Marketing Help
Constant Contact Email Marketing
Mailchimp Email Marketing
Utilize Experience Weatherford for FREE Marketing for your business
Click here to check out the quick How-To graphic on creating a business listing. If you are inside the Weatherford limits this is a free place to market your business, update hours, specials, etc. *If you are a restaurant this listing will also update your listing on our Weatherford Eats mobile app!
Click here to check out the quick How-To graphic on updating a business listing. If you are inside the Weatherford limits this is a free place to market your business, update hours, specials, etc. *If you are a restaurant this listing will also update your listing on our Weatherford Eats mobile app!
General Marketing Help
Marketing Budget Help
Check out this link to see how much you should spend on your marketing budget and what all you should factor in. It can be hard to know how much to spend, but one thing’s for sure marketing is vital in keep your business top-of-mind with customers.
New Ideas and ways to Promote
Quick and Easy Graphic/Video Help
Canva Graphic Design Help
Check out this link to view the tutorials that will guide you through using Canva to create graphics. Canva is a quick and easy-to-use online software that helps you create everything from social media graphic or flyers, animated graphics to videos. Making graphic creation on-the-go easier than ever.
Check out this graphic on editing a Canva template shared with you. (You have to have a Canva account to edit the template. Also make sure you open the link - click File -> Make a Copy -> then edit in your account - close out of template file).
Canva Templates from the City of Weatherford for your business:
Fotor Graphic Design and Photo Editor
Check out this link to view the plans, prices, and offers on Fotor to create simple graphics and edit you photos. Fotor, like Canva, allows for online quick graphic and video creation for your business.
Animoto Online Video Editor
Check out this link to view the plans, prices, and offers on Animoto to create simple videos online. Animoto is a drag and drop online program, with templates already set up and at your disposal for quick video creation.
Social Media Help
Check out this link to view the document on posting an instant post directly from your business page. This document was created by us in April of 2020 to show you how to publish an instant post right from your page.
Check out this link to view the document on creating scheduled posts for your business page through Facebook Creator Studio. This document was created by us in April of 2020 to show you how to schedule future posts for your page, right on Facebook!
Ready to "UP" your existing social media game? Check out these tips from Sprout Social and make your business stand out!
Check out this link to see the steps to set up an Instagram account. Instagram has set up easy to follow instructions that you can pull up from a computer and follow along with as you create your Instagram account on your mobile phone.
Want to make your account a business account? It’s great for buying ads in the future and linking it to your business page on Facebook. Click here to see how to convert your account to a Professional (Business) Instagram.
Head over to Twitter’s help center to learn it all from the company that runs the social network. Twitter’s help Center has a multitude of Q&As and help for setting up and running your Twitter account.
Check out this link to view a video by Tech Talk America on setting up a Twitter account. This simple, easy-to-follow video walks you through every step of creating your Twitter account.
Social Media Content Scheduler Help
Here’s how to use buffer either as a team or individual! Although you don’t have to have a marketing team to promote your business these helpful hints and tips will get you on your way to scheduling posts for all your social media accounts (Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Facebook to name a few).
Sprout Social Help
Setting Boundaries for Your Meeting
Business 2 Community has 9 tips for running a great virtual business meeting. While this guide was created for internal meetings, there are some great tips if you are putting together seminars, trainings, virtual meetings and more!
Wix Website Building Help
Check out this link to view the 10 tutorials that will guide you through creating your own Wix website. Wix is a great website build, whether you know code or want a drag-and-drop approach to creating your website, these tutorials will walk you through every step of the process.