Having a well-defined strategy can make or break the future of your small business. This section will provide you with much needed advice, tips and news about strategic development that will help you grow your business.

In my job, I spend a lot of time talking with Fortune 500 CEOs about their industries–what is working, what isn’t, and what challenges are on the horizon. The biggest topic today: social. It’s been widely embraced, yet it is not fully understood in the world of business-to-business marketing to dat Read More
Your company culture is made up of all those little unwritten rules. The ones that no one ever says but everyone knows about. These are the things that determine your employees habits, your work environment, and much more. How do you create a strong company culture that reflects your morals and val Read More

10 Top Twitter Tips to Improve Your Engagement

10 Top Twitter Tips to Improve Your Engagement Avatar Posted by StellaShveyqgd under Strategy
From http://www.problogger.net 6 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on July 24, 2016 1:13 pm
One of my biggest bugbears in the world of marketing are people that do not have Twitter. It’s a free platform that has over 310 million active users, and unlike the monster that is Facebook, doesn’t meddle with your timeline (too much). Read More

The Many Unheralded Perils of Automating Your Customer Service

The Many Unheralded Perils of Automating Your Customer Service Avatar Posted by amabaie under Strategy
From https://www.entrepreneur.com 13 days ago
Made Hot by: MMarquit on July 22, 2016 1:22 pm
You'll find hundreds of articles praising the benefits of automation. You'll find very few warning of the dangers. This is one of the very few. Read More
In this episode of Business Systems Explored we talk to Chris Savage. The Co-Founder and CEO of the video marketing platform Wistia. Chris breaks down the systems his customers are using to successfully drive traffic and increase conversions using video. Read More
In this episode of Marketing Nerds, Caitlin Rulien sits down with Jim Dicso of SundaySky to talk about content personalization, and what makes it cool versus what makes it creepy. Jim also shared how to do content personalization right, which platforms to use, and what tactics brands should avoid. Read More

5 ways to create a culture of productivity

5 ways to create a culture of productivity Avatar Posted by MashaKaran under Strategy
From http://www.alphagamma.eu 13 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on July 17, 2016 1:29 pm
Leaders, let me invite you to step back and take an honest appraisal of your company culture.

Do you find that there’s a lot of wasted time by your team members — even by yourself?Do you feel like you’re pulling teeth simply trying to get people to get some work done? Do you, personally, find yo Read More

How to be Productive While You’re Sleeping

How to be Productive While You’re Sleeping Avatar Posted by SmallBizAhead under Strategy
From http://sba.thehartford.com 15 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on July 17, 2016 12:51 am
According to psychologists from UC San Diego, sleep improves our ability to come up with creative solutions to problems by assisting the brain in flagging unrelated ideas and memories and forging connections among them. Take a look at more insights related to sleeping productivity! Read More

Business Hook-Ups: The Benefits Of Collaboration

Business Hook-Ups: The Benefits Of Collaboration Avatar Posted by SPCowan under Strategy
From http://www.mibusinessmag.com 17 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on July 13, 2016 2:54 pm
Collaborations can include the obscure to the purposeful; corporations, small businesses, retailers, singers, actors, musicians, artists, designers, films, restaurants, museums and technology companies have all developed collaborations in order to thrive. Read More
In this episode, we find out the processes behind the man who manages to put out 4 podcast episodes every week. Jon shares with us how his podcast grew so quickly he was forced to create systems, and how he got over what Seth Godin calls ‘the dip’ — a rapid decline in listenership. Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Bernd Geropp @MoreLeadership Engineers Business Success

With a background in engineering, Bernd Geropp founded his first company, a German tech firm, at age 32 with a … More
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