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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
What are you reading these days? Gini Dietrich recommends a book that has changed the lives of many entrepreneurs, one that will help you strengthen the six key components of your business.
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Comment marketing is more than just a free marketing strategy. If you're considering adding it to your marketing arsenal, the following tips will drastically improve your results.
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How do you gain trust? You prove to potential customers that you provide a service or a product that will make their lives better. You bring them into the fold with inbound marketing.
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"Content" has been the belle of the ball for marketers in recent years, but creating great content is hard, and made harder when there's no clear target audience in mind.
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Treating customers like people and showing you enjoy interacting with them are customer service qualities that will have happy customers coming back.
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Filed In: Technology
With thousands of apps out there, it's easy to overlook something that could make your entrepreneurial life easier. We present nine lesser known apps that you should check out today.
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
They say kids say the darndest things. We disagree. We think some salespeople say the stupidest things. Here are a few of the stupid things we've heard salespeople say to customers.
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Small business owners make lots of mistakes. But three marketing mistakes make it difficult for businesses to attract and convert the customers they need to grow.
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Filed In: Mobility and Technology
If you think that mobile apps are solely for big name brands, you're wrong. Learn some of the concrete benefits of building a mobile app for your small business.
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Filed In: Finance
CEO Jared Hecht talks about his business career and his role at the "Kayak" of small business loans.
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Filed In: Getting Started
There are several aspects of a dog's pack mentality that are applicable to creating a successful, highly productive, and purposeful workplace culture.
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The latest Panda update from Google seems to indicate that bigger sites aren't necessarily better in search results.
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Filed In: Government and Industries
Small businesses involved in government contracting must protect themselves from "prime shutouts" to ensure they get to perform on the contract.
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Today's digital world makes internal communications both easier and more difficult. Sometimes it's easy to shoot off an email without thinking about it.
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The rule "Forewarned is forearmed" works well in content marketing. Avoid these common content mistakes and make your marketing efforts 100 percent effective.
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Filed In: Operations
Three top business goals are profits, growth, and innovation -- the benefits that many companies are reaping with corporate social responsibility programs.
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With such a wide variety of e-commerce solutions available, choosing the right one for your business can be difficult. Learn the five questions to ask yourself when considering your options.
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Looking for a beautiful design for your website, blog, or online magazine? Web designer Haris Bacic shares the best free WordPress themes of the year.
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When you make the decision to start your small business, it can be tempting to quit your day job and dive in full force. But there's a smarter way to start.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
The leading cause of death of an executive career is lack of self-awareness. So how can you improve your self-awareness? Here's the most effective way.
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