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Marketing 101: SWOT Analysis

Marketing 101: SWOT Analysis Avatar Posted by esheckler under Marketing
From https://saltsha.com 4 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 http://www.bloggingwizard.com 5 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
This latest #TYBCommunity round-up includes the 15 minute social media marketing checklist, Facebook sales strategy, curation, content marketing for eCommerce, online security, SEO plugins and more. Read More

Stalled Deals?

Stalled Deals? Avatar Posted by dabrock under Sales
From http://partnersinexcellenceblog.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on September 1, 2014 1:01 pm
We all have them, we know what they look like. They’re stuck. We look at aging reports and see them staying in the same stage of the pipeline, not moving forward, getting older, moldier as time passes. Sometimes, I see entire pipeline’s clogged up with stalled deals–I feel like calling “Roto Roo Read More

How to Create Timeless and Effective Branding in 3 Easy Steps

How to Create Timeless and Effective Branding in 3 Easy Steps Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Marketing
From http://www.noobpreneur.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on September 1, 2014 12:07 pm
Developing a strong and recognisable brand can be an exceptionally difficult goal to achieve. Here are some tips to help you in your endeavour. Read More

Leverage Digital Marketing To Grow Your Brand

Leverage Digital Marketing To Grow Your Brand Avatar Posted by rradice under Social Media
From http://www.imaginewow.com 3 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on September 1, 2014 7:45 am
Are you scrambling to establish an online presence? Would you like to know how to successfully leverage digital marketing to grow your brand? While there’s no one-size fits all solution, there are proven strategies that can help you monetize your efforts. Read More

Can We Trust Copy Alone? 15 Visual Content Tools That Rock

Can We Trust Copy Alone? 15 Visual Content Tools That Rock Avatar Posted by adamjayc under Marketing
From http://staceycorrin.co.uk 3 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on September 1, 2014 7:15 am
There’s a saying that ‘content is King’ and that to make it rule, you need excellent copy. While I agree that your web copy should be engaging, targeted and persuasive, I don’t believe that just having text on your blog is the solution.

Today I’m sharing just why it’s dangerous to put your trust Read More

Technovation Shows Technology in Actual Room Settings

Technovation Shows Technology in Actual Room Settings Avatar Posted by Jed under Success Stories
From http://smallbiztrends.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: leonesimmy on August 31, 2014 8:23 pm
Did you ever wish that as a buyer, you could see and experience the tech solutions that could help you run your business — in action? Gathered in one place? Staged in actual business settings so you could see how the technology would look and work — and not just sitting on a shelf or display stand Read More
Facebook vs. Clickbait

Will this cure the ills diagnosed by Hudack and suffered by CNN, the Huffington Post, BuzzFeed and Vice, all of which Hudack called out by name? What of Ezra Klein and his new website, Vox, for which the Facebook employee reserved his most toxic vitriol? 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 …
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Kenji Crosland: What Makes a Person an Entrepreneur?

What makes a person an entrepreneur? Maybe it's just a decision to do something different with your life. That's how … More
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