According to content marketing intelligence firm TrackMaven, going against the grain and employing contrarian content marketing strategies can produce big results. Read to learn more. Read More

Hesitation Marks [podcast]

Hesitation Marks [podcast] Avatar Posted by lyceum under Self-Development
From http://5by5.tv 12 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on January 20, 2015 9:49 am
Home Work podcast #144:

Dave and Aaron talk about tea, plastic chairs, writing habits, and shipping. Plus, far too much about Nine Inch Nails. But you'll love that, admit it. Read More
Freelancers are an increasing part of the business landscape these days. They are an important part of the small business world more specifically. Small businesses are increasingly hiring freelancers when possible to control costs and keep overhead low. But freelancers themselves are also small bus Read More
Trying to manage social media campaigns and marketing campaigns while also writing a blog and keeping your website up to date can be stressful. Especially when you have to produce fresh, new content for each platform. But creating great content doesn't need to be a task. Planning your content month Read More

4 Reasons Small Businesses Fail

4 Reasons Small Businesses Fail Avatar Posted by inventoryninja under Management
From http://www.waspbarcode.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: bryanenglish on January 20, 2015 1:03 am
Most entrepreneurs start a new business with dreams of success, but the unfortunate fact is, too many of them fail. The U.S. Census Bureau showed the reality in hard terms – 400,000 small businesses opened and 470,000 SMBs closed their doors just last year. Read More
This time on Spark, stories to kick off your year ahead. We'll hear how changing a computer password changed one man's life, head down to Vegas, baby, for the story from this year's giant Consumer Electronics Show. We'll also stop and listen to the kids for a second, and hear what they have to say Read More
Here’s the catch, in trying to please everyone you end up pleasing no one. There isn’t a product, service, or blog which would suit each one of us. Today just a few words about reader persona. About an imaginary character, a made up man, a person, who reads what you write about on your blog. Read More
One of the hottest social networks right now is Pinterest. We’ve blogged about Pinterest before, but in case you haven’t dipped your toe into the pool of pins, here are some interesting statistics that may get you to jump in head first! Read More

There is Social Selling, and Then There is Social

There is Social Selling, and Then There is Social Avatar Posted by SellBetter under Sales
From http://www.sellbetter.ca 14 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on January 19, 2015 10:17 am
While there is a lot of chatter about social selling, much of it is the same old same old in new packaging. But there are ways that social media can and will differentiate sales people and their results. Read More
Have you ever been on a vacation and wished you could stay for one more week?
I know I have.
Going back to work always sucked.
What if you could stay at your favorite vacation spot a month or an entire year?
You have two options to live a location independent life.
Option 1 – You inherit lots Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Holly Hanna: Facebook "Contributor of the Week"

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