SOCIAL MEDIA ADVISING
With the support of one-on-one advising, clients can develop their online marketing skills and receive training to design, develop, and launch social media campaigns. This assistance focuses on attracting customers and generating revenue online using the most current marketing strategies. Marketing counseling is a free resource to WWBC clients when they sign up for our COVID-19 Support Program.
Meet with our Outreach Marketing counselor to strategize your social media marketing by becoming a client!
SOCIAL MEDIA ADVISING
Clients will receive free social media counseling to amplify their marketing capabilities. This resource not only includes individualized counseling to ensure businesses are utilizing the most current online marketing strategies but also gives clients technical assistance in promoting their businesses.
Crowdfunding is an innovative tool that helps businesses raise capital and build a customer audience. Through the Crowdfunding project, Wyoming businesses were able to receive individualized training on strategizing, building, and launching successful capital raising campaigns. That included free software access to The Local Crowd, a Wyoming based online crowdfunding platform. We look forward to watching and supporting our client’s crowdfunding campaigns in the future.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Marketing Outreach and Crowdfunding
My business does not currently use social media for marketing. Am I eligible for this service?
Yes! Outreach counseling is available to all clients, regardless of expertise. You will work one-on-one with a marketing counselor to build and develop a social media strategy unique to your business' needs.
Should my business be using social media?
Yes. Social media is a communication tool that allows you to connect with your community and build loyal customers. Individuals are looking to digital platforms to stay up-to-date with the businesses in their area, especially in the face of COVID-19. Learn more about the free outreach services from WWBC.
What is crowdfunding?
Crowdfunding is a tool, typically used on an online platform, for businesses to raise money to finance projects by asking their audience for small contributions in return for a reward, pre-sale of a product, or service. Unlike traditional financing, crowdfunding helps you raise capital while also serving as a marketing tool to engage with the customers and stakeholders who support your business.
What is The Local Crowd®?
The Local Crowd® (thelocalcrowd.com) is a Wyoming based rural crowdfunding platform that provides an online platform for small businesses and organizations to host capital raising campaigns.
Is my business a good fit for a crowdfunding campaign?
Likely, yes! Each business has potential to host a unique campaign that supports their needs, as well as their customer’s. This process looks different from business to business, which is why your outreach counselor will connect you with multiple industry resources and work one-on-one to help determine the best strategy to launch a campaign primed for success. Sign up to start planning your project!
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Federal agency information and resources for small businesses related to the COVID pandemic can be found at www.covid-sb.org.