Seven Ways to Make Your Business More Efficient

Everyone knows the importance of running an efficient business. Small businesses know this better than most because of their limited resources that must be used as wisely as possible. No matter what the size of your business, however, efficiency is always a good thing. It leads to higher productivity and increased profits. Although it is…

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Five Ways to Lose a Client

No one goes out of their way to lose a client. However, it is surprisingly easier than you might think. What’s worse, you may be undermining yourself without even knowing it. If you want to keep your clients (and unless you have a really troublesome client, we know that you do), it is important that…

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A Step-By-Step Guide to Creating a Compelling Infographic

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Infographics are all the rage these days and it is easy to understand why. The simplicity and straightforward nature of this marketing technique make it appealing to consumers and marketers alike. Infographics work on a variety of levels and are perfect for today’s online marketplace where visuals are often preferred over long, complicated copy. Infographics…

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The Secret to Getting Noticed on Social Media

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Social media marketing is all the rage these days. And with good reason. Marketing on social media has been shown to have a much higher lead-to-close rate than outbound marketing. It also is a great way to get your brand the attention it deserves. If you are considering using social media to market your products…

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It’s Never too Early to Start Planning Your Holiday Social Media Strategy

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The kids are back in school and Halloween is still weeks away but if you own a business that relies on holiday sales, it’s time to start thinking about the most wonderful time of the year. Otherwise it might not be wonderful at all. Many small businesses wonder how they can stand out among the…

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Why Persistence is the Key to Selling Success

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Identifying the target audience for a particular product or service your company is selling takes a lot of time and money. After all, you want to make sure that you are marketing to exactly the type of customers who are most likely to buy what you have to sell. If, after going to all this…

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Sales Staff Burnt Out? Creative and Unusual Ways to Motivate Employees

Sales Staff Burnt Out? Creative and Unusual Ways to Motivate Employees

With the dog days of summer upon us, it can be difficult to motivate employees who are feeling less than fired up. That’s a big problem because when employees are feeling sluggish, profits and sales goals often grind to a halt. If your sales team seems to be dragging a bit, it may be time…

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Why Failing to Take Advantage of Technology is Costing Your Small Business Big Money

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If you are a small business, you know that you need to keep up with technology and incorporate it into all that you do. Failing to do so is a sure way to lose money. But technology can be overwhelming for many people. Are you a small business owner who has no idea how to…

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At a Loss for Words? How to Come Up with Great Content Topics.

At a Loss for Words? How to Come Up with Great Content Topics

In today’s digital marketplace, getting noticed online is essential to the success of your business. The key to getting noticed is writing and publishing outstanding content. Without quality, engaging content, your brand simply won’t get the attention it deserves. Coming up with engaging content can be a difficult task. In fact, most marketers will tell…

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Content Creation vs. Content Marketing

Content Creation vs. Content Marketing

If you believe that content creation and content marketing are the same thing, you are making a common, but costly, mistake. While content creation is an important part of content marketing, it is still just one part of the content marketing equation. A great content writer is a wonderful asset. However, no matter how well…

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