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Tired of asking yourself, "What should I blog about?" Check out these 5 questions that will get your creative juices flowing on a regular basis. Read More
From Brent Leary's post on Small Business Trends:

Nina Yiamsamatha, a member of Foursquare’s small business marketing team, discusses the importance of local personalized recommendations to help small businesses be more efficient and effective in building long-lasting relationships with consumer Read More
These days obesity is a major problem around the world. And, it’s not that people are unaware of its ill effects. That’s why they are doing everything possible in their efforts to lose weight – following a strict diet, exercising, going to gyms and so on. This is what has made the gym business one Read More

Want to Double Profits? Send a Survey

Want to Double Profits? Send a Survey Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Sales
From 9 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on September 17, 2014 1:56 pm
Surveys engage people. But did you know they can actually influence customer loyalty and profits? Research from the Harvard Business Review shows that simply sending a survey can increase profits. Here's why. Read More
Tom Webster recently wrote an article questioning the effectiveness of inbound marketing by citing the fact that Hubspot is still losing millions each year. This article explains why Hubspot is likely taking the approach that it is taking and some examples of other companies that are using inbound Read More

The App Apocalypse Is Upon Us! [video]

Avatar Posted by SJC under Social Media
From 10 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on September 17, 2014 1:11 pm
How many apps do you have on your smartphone? For business and pleasure?

Why is the Apple Store filled with so many dead apps? Elliott Morgan looks into the zombie app invasion. Read More
A ‘heads up’ to all well intentioned small business owners, marketers and entrepreneurs who are managing their online presence, but may be unaware of how big companies like Getty Images can line their pockets with your hard earned dollars. Read More

6 Social Networks You’re Missing Out On [video]

Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From 10 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on September 17, 2014 12:28 pm
Expand your online horizons with these hot social networking apps. Whether you're looking for a date or need to make a confession Elliott has you covered. Read More

10 Content Ideas That Will Boost Your Blog

10 Content Ideas That Will Boost Your Blog Avatar Posted by Nellie Akalp under Online Marketing
From 7 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on September 16, 2014 2:38 pm
Running dry on blog topics? Here's a list of 10 ideas to get those wheels churning so you'll never run dry again. Read More
“First impressions count,” is a saying I’m sure you’re familiar with. So, with the microphone poised at your lips and everyone’s eyes on you for the next 45 seconds – what you say next matters if you want to make the RIGHT impression. Don't do any of these 5 things... Read More

Free, Fast & Easy: A new way to communicate benefits to employees

  We know that as a small business owner, you have your hands full. Aflac has made it easier for you to communicate …

Chris Farmer @CorporateCoachG Trains Your Team

If you feel your management style is lacking, Chris Farmer has some ideas for that. Ironically, it was another … More
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