Increase Your Website’s Visibility With SEO Tips!

Are you trying to increase traffic to your small business’s website? Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is an essential tool for doing so. Properly optimizing your site will increase its rank in Google and other search engines, which is key in driving traffic to your site. Did you know that 75% of Google users never even […]

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Why Do Your Retail Competitors Have More Business Than You?

Are you a retail business owner sick of seeing the competition thrive? Do something about it! If you’re finding it hard to keep up with that retail store across the street, it’s time to find out what they’re doing that you aren’t. Are they hiring better people? Do they know their products better? Do they […]

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What’s the Story? Draw Readers Into Your Website With a Tale!

When you’re reading a great book and you get to the cliffhanger at the end of a chapter, do you want to put the book down? Of course not! People love a good story, and if your web marketing gives it to them, they’ll be much more likely to click through and check out the […]

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Leadership Advice for Young Entrepreneurs

If you’re a young person with start-up or looking to get your small business off the ground, chances are you have at some point felt overwhelmed, in over your head. But fear not, because you’re not alone. All great business leaders have felt this pressure; the key to success is in how you react to […]

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Boost Your Creativity in Just 10 Minutes!

Are you searching for that next great business idea? Maybe you already have the idea and are wracking your brain trying to come up with a genius marketing campaign? Either way, creativity is an integral part of the most successful businesses, and sometimes your brain just doesn’t cooperate. Luckily, there are things you can do […]

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Get By With a Little Help From Your (Facebook) Friends!

Launching a new brand on social media is incredibly difficult. When everybody has hundreds of friends or follows hundreds of people, how can you make your small business’s online presence stand out? The answer lies in good, old-fashioned face-to-face networking.   Your friends and colleagues can be a powerful tool in helping you spread the […]

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Hello Ello: The New Network Changing the Social Media Game

You may have heard of Ello, the brand-new “Anti-Facebook” that lets users keep their information private and doesn’t fill the screen up with advertisements. Right now it’s invite-only, but if it keeps growing it may soon be open to all. Ello’s founder Paul Budnitz wants the network to make users feel more like people and […]

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Business Lessons From the Best: What You Can Learn From Martha Stewart

She’s had her ups and downs, but Martha Stewart is still one of America’s most successful businesswomen. She has an instantly recognizable brand and a strong following, and there’s a lot any entrepreneur can learn from her. Margot daCunha from Wordstream got a chance to sit down with her recently and has written all about […]

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Branding Basics for Your Small Business

Jay Baer, co-author of The NOW Revolution, said that, “Branding is the art of aligning what you want people to think about your company with what people actually do think about your company. And vice-versa.” If you’re a small business owner, branding is just as important for your company as it is for any Fortune […]

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How to Hire For Your New Business

So you’ve successfully launched your start-up? Congratulations! Now come the make-or-break moments that will decide whether your new venture will succeed or fail. How you go about hiring your staff will help to determine the future success of your business. You should be sure to find employees who share your enthusiasm for your field, but […]

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