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 1091 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 Use Tech Tools to Run a Small Farming Business

How to Use Tech Tools to Run a Small Farming Business Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Technology
From http://smallbiztrends.com 1089 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on September 1, 2014 12:48 pm
Each morning at Ninja Cow Farm in North Carolina, farmer Dan Moore moves his cows from temporary paddocks into the farm’s pasture. He then sits in the pasture with the cows before it’s time for him to go to work. It’s a pretty normal scene for a morning on a farm, except for one thing – he’s actual 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 1087 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 1084 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 1084 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
Sometimes entrepreneurs are so focused on making change happen for others, that they forget that continually changing themselves and their company is equally important. Some get stuck in a rut and get run over by competitors with new technology, like Eastman Kodak, and others get pushed into a cris 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
The Good The Bad And The Ugly: Choose Your Customers Wisely! Customers Are Always Right, Aren’t They? NO! And you as a business owner don’t HAVE to take on a customer or client who you know will cause more aggravation than is worth your time! “Just Say No” to a potentially-toxic customer!
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Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …

BizSugar "Contributor" Found Partner Online

Meet our most recent BizSugar "Contributor of the Week" on Facebook Jim Armstrong of Get Busy Media. Jim not only runs … More
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