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24 May

5 Ways to Use Twitter for Business

Twitter started as one of the most intriguing of ideas for a social media platform. Users have 140 characters to share their message, in the form of a Tweet. Since the first ever Tweet, Twitter has become a social media giant with over 500 million Tweets being sent daily. Naturally, with such a wide audience, businesses of all sizes can use Twitter to help market their company. The social media platform offers many ways to engage with potential consumers, like Hashtags, Mentions, Trending Topics, Search, Moments and more. If you want...

7 Must Have Tech Tools for Running a Successful Business
26 Jan

7 Must Have Tech Tools for Running a Successful Business

It’s always a good time to investigate the must-have tech tools for running a successful business, whether you’re running a 20-year-old organization or just launching a startup. It would take a book to cover all of the tech options out there, but we managed to narrow it down to seven tools that will help you optimize, organize, communicate and generate revenue. We even included some finance and website building tools in there.   7 Must Have Tech Tools for Running a Successful Business   1. Google Analytics A website is no good if you’re...

How Inbound Marketing Can Help Your Small Business
23 Jan

How Inbound Marketing Can Help Your Small Business

Since 2006, inbound marketing has been the most effective marketing method for doing business online. Instead of the old outbound marketing methods of buying ads, buying email lists, and praying for leads, inbound marketing focuses on creating quality content that pulls people toward your company and product, where they naturally want to be. By aligning the content you publish with your customer’s interests, you naturally attract inbound traffic that you can then convert, close, and delight over time. The folks over at The Whole Brian Group, a Michigan-based digital marketing firm,...

6 Sep

7 Free Ways To Increase Your Website’s Security

Malware can infect your website in a multitude of different ways including the installation of malicious software or free software packets or even through out-of-date third party applications such as Joomla! Or WordPress. According to the Symantec Corporation, there were vulnerabilities found in nearly three quarters of websites in 2015 and over one million web attacks each and every day during the year! There are many services out there that people can purchase to protect their websites. A good place to start is with an antivirus software for your computer....

8 Oct

3 Reasons to Invest in Automated Website Backup

Having your data lost or stolen in an unforeseen circumstance, can be a business or website owner's’ greatest fear.. What if your current web host accidentally deleted your website, like what happened to a GoDaddy customer in 2010? What if you deleted some website files by accident? Since nobody is immune to accidents, automated website backup can help you recover your website files if anything were to happen to them. Ensuring the safety of your website data is critical for the security of your business. Automated website backup is a worthwhile...

18 Sep

Email Marketing Best Practices: Do’s and Don’ts

If your small business is not yet using email marketing to reach out and stay in touch with your customers, then it’s time to start. Why? Because your audience engages with email marketing, and it’s an inexpensive way to nurture your leads. Respondents in a 2015 survey conducted by Econsultancy attributed about 20% of their sales to email marketing, while they spend less than 10% of their marketing budgets on email campaigns. The respondents rated email marketing the second most effective channel for return on marketing investment (SEO was No. 1)....


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