Helping Businesses Stand Out from the Crowd

We’re highlighting small businesses from around the country as nominated by you, our readers. If your favorite small business is using Twitter to communicate with customers, let us know about it @fbsmallbiz with the hashtag #mysbc, and it may be featured as an upcoming Small Business of the Day.

Small Business of the Day: Ali Rittenhouse International

Who: Alicia Rittenhouse, 31, @alirittenhouse

What: Technical marketing for businesses

When: 2006

How: Rittenhouse got her start as a virtual assistant doing administrative work for entrepreneurs before starting her own company.

“I transitioned into technical marketing, teaching businesses how to leverage technology to make their businesses successful,” Rittenhouse said.

Where: Sydney OH

Biggest lesson learned from a customer: “Making sure customer experience is the most crucial point as a business owner,” Rittenhouse said. “Especially when you are [web-based] they are solely seeing you online. You have to make sure you go above and beyond, without them asking.”

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