Would Online Meetings Work Better for Your Business?

online meetingsEDIT Onboarding new employees or clients can be challenging. Even if you take the time to train them one-on-one, they may forget by the time they need to remember what you taught. What could be better than recording your online training meetings? Every person learns in their own way and has different questions. By recording each session, your new personnel can replay exactly what they need when they need it. Choose from your best sessions …

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5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Aflac_March_Image_3.5.15 Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working Americans will be Latino by 2050.1 The growing influence of Latinos on our nation's culture and business community means smart companies are saying "Se habla español" – "We speak Spanish" – both literally and figuratively. Aflac recently took a closer look at Latinos' attitudes and opinions about work as …

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Webinar Shows How to Create Rockin’ Budget Website

Rockin' Web designYou don't need deep pockets to build a great Web presence. This is the basic message of an upcoming webinar featuring BizSugar CEO Anita Campbell called How to Build a Rockin’ Web Presence on a Shoestring. The event is scheduled for Thursday, March 12, 2015 at 1:00 pm ET. The webinar is sponsored by global domain provider Verisign and hosted by the SCORE Association Topics covered will include: How to effectively assess your …

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Biz2Credit Webinar Looks at Women in Entrepreneurship

biz2credit BizSugar2 The outlook for women in small business, particularly as entrepreneurs, is an often discussed subject -- and with good reason! Opportunities for women in entrepreneurship have not always been what they are today. For example, a recent study shows a narrowing gap between men and women when it comes to small business financing. What's more, average earnings for women-owned companies have risen by 40 percent year over year, the …

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Share a Marketing Tip for Our Exclusive eBook “How to Add Wow to Your Content and Marketing Collateral”

Brother Contest Branded Edit Have you ever created a mesmerizing business card that WOWed your clients and brought you new ones? A website design that made people gasp in awe? Or maybe a social media image that was so cool that people shared it everywhere? How about a brochure that people were dying to take home from your physical storefront or office? If so, tell us about it — and you may be included in a new eBook. We’re looking for our small business …

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Multiple Marketing Channels Increase Sales

inbound marketingEDIT Remember when getting organic traffic was easier and there was no such thing as a penalty? Early on with AdWords I could buy traffic for a nickel a click. I miss those days. Look. Nothing converts like search. People search when they are ready to buy. Even for inexpensive impulse purchases they may come back several times before pulling out their wallets. They and your business used to count on searching each of those times. Alas, …

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25 Blogging Platforms for Business

Blogging for businessEDIT With the growing importance of online marketing, having a blog has become a huge part of running a business. Having a strong online presence can give your business more visibility online. Whether it be for sharing daily posts or updates, weekly sale or product announcements, news about your industry, or regular photo shares, here are 25 blog platforms or sites on which regular blogging can be done. Starting to do regular posts on one …

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How To Make Sure Sponsored Content Gets Clicked

Sponsored Content PhotoEDIT If you're trying to get visitors to click your sponsored content, try using an image with a celebrity or with eye catching colors. Also avoid clip art or cluttered images. And use eye catching titles or titles containing lists. These and other insights are part of an infographic shared by BizSugar member John Paul Aguiar in a recent post. On his website, The Money Dummy Blog, Aguiar asks: "Are you using sponsored content as …

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15 Tools to Edit Videos for Your Business

Video EditingCUT Do you want to create a business video, marketing clip, or advertisement, but don't want to spend hundreds or thousands of dollars on it? Here are 15 tools to edit videos for your business, some of them free. Most can use video clips and photos from your camera, computer, phone or tablet. Options exist to create anything from a viral video to a Hollywood-scale production: 1. Windows Movie Maker If you have a Windows computer, …

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Nile Flores is the Blond Anomaly of WordPress

Nile FloresEDITWordPress can be a great tool for businesses. But it can be complicated for some bloggers to navigate all of the different tools and resources. Luckily, there are experts out there like Nile Flores. Flores is a WordPress designer and developer who offers a variety of services including design, development, blog and site coaching, content creation, marketing and SEO. She also applies that knowledge to her own blog, Blondish.net, where …

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