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A CrowdFunding 101 Infographic!

A CrowdFunding 101 Infographic! Avatar Posted by JVRudnick under Online Marketing
From 5 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on September 2, 2014 7:27 am
Crowdfunding has been one of the best things ever to happen to artists and entrepreneurs.

Every year since 2010 artists have received more funds from crowdfunding than they have from the National Endowment of Arts. Meanwhile, it’s propelled new businesses, like Oculus Rift, which raised $2.4 mil Read More

Grow Social Media Audience Through Communities

Grow Social Media Audience Through Communities Avatar Posted by rradice under Social Media
From 5 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on September 2, 2014 7:17 am
In today’s fast-paced online environment, expanding your reach is critical. Not only will it establish credibility, but also professional relevance. To grab the attention of your target market, you must create a group of raving fans committed to sharing your mission and vision. Learn how you can gr Read More
By John Twohig

In my capacity as Relationship and Sales Director for The Ahain Group I ask myself this question all the time. Where does “Social” feature in C-Suite Executives or Owner Managers overall business strategies. Do they understand the difference between Social Media and Social Busines Read More
We like to think that the Small Business Influencer Awards are unique, thanks to our tremendous commitment to acknowledging those unsung heroes that make the small biz engine tick. Here are 7 reasons we think the Influencer Awards stand for integrity, and why you should nominate people for this not Read More
These days, content with photos, videos and illustrations draws more of a crowd than plain old text. Find out why--and how--you should add it to your marketing mix. Read More

Creating a Huge Movement for Podcasting with Jared Easley

Creating a Huge Movement for Podcasting with Jared Easley Avatar Posted by stacieawalker under Marketing
From 5 days ago
Made Hot by: blogexpert on September 2, 2014 2:40 am
Stacie Walker and Jared Easley, the co-founder of the Podcast Movement conference have a value packed conversation about podcasting, entrepreneurship, and so much more on the Reach Your Next Level of Greatness podcast. Read More
If you aren’t constantly reaching out to your target audience, then your business will not survive. In order to break down your target audience, you must define your avatar. The better you understand your avatar, then the quicker your small business will generate a lot of revenue. Read More

Marketing 101: SWOT Analysis

Marketing 101: SWOT Analysis Avatar Posted by esheckler under Marketing
From 5 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on September 1, 2014 3:37 pm
You may have heard the term “SWOT analysis” floating around when talking with others about your business and marketing ventures. But do you really understand what a SWOT analysis entails? Read More

How To Make Every Piece Of Blogging Advice More Effective

How To Make Every Piece Of Blogging Advice More Effective Avatar Posted by adamjayc under Marketing
From 6 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on September 1, 2014 2:24 pm
There’s a fatal flaw in the way we apply advice about blogging.

It’s gotten to a point where the lines are blurred.

We are applying advice, it’s not working and we’re giving up.

Or in some rare cases we apply advice that does more harm than good.

But the truth is that it doesn’t have to Read More
If you haven’t nominated business owners, applications, journalists, leaders, or corporations that you feel represent the small business community for the 2014 Small Business Influencer Awards, time’s running out – nominations will close on August 29, 2014 at 3PM EST. 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 …

Tom Watson Cleans Up With Startup Guide

When it comes to starting a business, Tom Watson advises other entrepreneurs to do what he says, not necessarily follow … More
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