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How to get serious about your small business in 2017
4 Jan

How To Get Serious About Your Small Business In 2017

It’s a new year, which means it’s time to get serious about your small business. We’ll try and stay away from all the cliches of New Year’s Resolutions, but let’s face it, it wouldn’t hurt to put in some more effort this year. It’s high time your small business began acting not so small, caught up with the digital trends and started generating the kind of buzz and revenue that it deserves.   Increase Small Business Legitimacy: One way to make your small business look more legitimate is to get a professional office...

Starting Your Business Without Letting it Hurt Your Family Life
7 Dec

Starting Your Business Without Letting it Hurt Your Family Life

We all know that getting a small business off the ground can be a strain on your family life. But it can be rough sitting at your desk knowing that every passing day is a wasted opportunity towards making your dreams come true. You figure you’ve spent enough time working for somebody else and making their company stronger. Now is the time to get your feet wet and set off on your own. The only problem is that you don’t want to start a company and then realize that it’s hurting...

Preparing For Small Business Saturday
21 Nov

Preparing For Small Business Saturday

If you haven’t heard about Small Business Saturday it is definitely high time you familiarize yourself with it and start preparing. Small Business Saturday (which falls on November 26th this year) was started back in 2010 to help small businesses compete with larger companies during the long weekend of Black Friday and Cyber Monday. Reports show that U.S. consumers who were aware of Small Business Saturday spent over $16.2 billion in 2015, a 14 percent increase over the year before. Small companies are a crucial part of the world economy and...

8 Online Tools Perfect for Supercharging Your Small Business
18 Nov

8 Online Tools Perfect for Supercharging Your Small Business

A small business has it hard enough these days considering it has to constantly compete with big box stores and large chains that have marketing budgets, development teams, programmers and power pricing advantages. As “one of the little guys” it’s essential to find ways to give your business a boost. One way to do this is by using the various online tools that have been built for the sole purpose of supercharging your small business. From heat mapping to email marketing, the best tools are designed to bring in more...

Mastering Small Business Customer Service in the Digital Age
2 Nov

Mastering Small Business Customer Service in the Digital Age

There once was a time when customer service only meant asking someone if they needed help finding the right aisle for an item. Then as products became more complex we started to see customer associates who would walk you through every feature of a product, like the blue shirted folks at Best Buy. Now the world sits in the middle of a digital revolution, and it’s the small businesses that are being left behind on the customer service front. Why is this the case? Well, not only do some small...

Top Beginner’s Tips for Small Business SEO
26 Oct

Top Beginner’s Tips for Small Business SEO

There are plenty of granular tasks that may seem daunting to small business owners including social media, web analytics, and content marketing — but nothing can be scarier than the big bad world of SEO (Search Engine Optimization). If you’ve got a website or an online presence at all, making sure you or your business shows up on the first page of search results can be do or die, and many small business owners don’t even know where to start. In addition, once you take the time to understand the basics...


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