“If you build it, they will come.” It's a line from an old movie "Field of Dreams" which is still leading to the demise of too many startups, led by entrepreneurs who really started their business to build an exciting new product or service. Most struggle with the idea and practice of marketing and Read More

Rebranding Midas as Maine Auto Service

Rebranding Midas as Maine Auto Service Avatar Posted by VisibleLogic under Success Stories
From http://www.visiblelogic.com 457 days ago
Made Hot by: Squawk Media on July 28, 2013 7:30 pm
When six Midas shops in Maine decided to become independent auto service shops, Visible Logic established the new branding including the name, logo & web site. Read More

Farrier School Adopts 21st Century Marketing to Succeed

Farrier School Adopts 21st Century Marketing to Succeed Avatar Posted by Heathervanw under Marketing
From http://careerfuel.net 457 days ago
Made Hot by: Fulcrum on July 28, 2013 6:42 pm
Ty Kester took over his grandfather's business at the age of 25. Updating the school's practices and presence was a priority,-- establishing a strong web presence was the key to success. Read More
Do you know what the bounce rate is on your blog? Do you keep tabs of those types of statistics? Do you even know what bounce rate means? Read More

Cost of Living Varies Widely Around the World [Infographic]

Cost of Living Varies Widely Around the World [Infographic] Avatar Posted by ryandonegan under Global
From http://mthink.mercer.com 456 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on July 28, 2013 3:41 pm
Mercer’s Cost of Living Survey provides an intriguing look at how the cost of common items — such as a cup of coffee or a cinema ticket — varies dramatically in cities around the world. The survey measures the comparative cost of more than 200 items. Read More
While social networks can be great places to engage customers, many brands still haven't found their footing on Facebook, Twitter, and the like. Producing meaningful content that customers want to share poses a perennial problem. What's more, the social networks aren't waiting for any brand to catc Read More
There’s something magical that happens when your company commits to the decision to launch a customer community. The conversations that happen there can be transformational for your business, as well as for your customers and prospects. Read More
Let’s say you hire a salesman for your business. Upon hiring him you provide training, give him all the tools he will need, and then send him forth to do his job. However, you know it’s not a one time thing. You know that for him, and ultimately your business to be successful, he will need ongoing Read More
Brickflow is a new hashtag-based visual storytelling platform for bloggers and journalists interested in creating curated social media slideshows quickly and effortlessly. Read More
By Karol K

This may come of as a surprise, but I’m NOT about to discuss using Excel for budgeting, estimating rates or any other stuff related to your finances as a freelancer. I think that you’ve got that part pretty figured out. In the end, this is what Excel is mostly used for … to help peopl 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 …

Woo-hoo! It's Sherryl Perry: BizSugar "Contributor of the Week"

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