When you’re working between several different apps (project management, chat, help desk, etc), it can be tempting to do the important talking in direct messages and hide updates that would be useful for the whole team to know.

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Remote meetings can be terrible. They’re the “chores” of the workplace. Whether it’s technology crashing or a user not being able to connect, you’ve probably been in a video chat that you considered a total waste of time. On the upside, meetings are helpful for teams to stay connected, brainstorm, Read More

Two Angel Investment Philosophies Defined

Two Angel Investment Philosophies Defined Avatar Posted by lyceum under Raising Capital
From http://smallbiztrends.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on May 29, 2016 6:58 pm
Sophisticated investors in high potential start-up companies generally take one of two approaches to angel investing, which I call “power ball” and “money ball”. Either of these approaches can yield high financial returns, but their success requires angels to stick to the rules of the game they are Read More
Beyond simply having a mobile-optimized site or app, which strategies are most likely to improve user experience, while also boosting sales? In this post, we’ll take a look at four of the most effective mobile marketing strategies for driving engagement and conversions. Read More

How to Sell on Social Media

How to Sell on Social Media Avatar Posted by sarahsantacroce under Online Marketing
From http://simplicitysmallbiz.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on May 29, 2016 2:08 pm
More and more I notice that many business owners confuse Social Media with a sales platform, instead of using it for what it really is: a communication platform. This post shares a few reminders about how to sell on...
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Single Opt-In vs. Double Opt-In: The Case for DOI

Single Opt-In vs. Double Opt-In: The Case for DOI Avatar Posted by litmusapp under Marketing
From https://litmus.com 5 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on May 29, 2016 1:39 pm
While it’s true that added friction reduces the likelihood of a desired action, activity in an of itself should never be the sole aspiration of an email marketing strategy. Overall list engagement is a better indicator of program health rather than the size of your lists.

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Lots of really smart people have put pen to paper over the years. Their words have power. Maybe the kind of power you need to keep you moving toward your goals. Whatever they are. Read More

Crisis Comms and Social Media Management

Crisis Comms and Social Media Management Avatar Posted by ronsela under Social Media
From http://www.ronsela.com 4 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on May 29, 2016 1:09 pm
More often than not, businesses are judged first and foremost by their social media presence. If and when a crisis hits a business, it will very often start (and if not start, at least play out) in the very public sphere of social media. Read More
If you want to invest, but you’re too lazy to do the research and come up with a bullet-proof strategy, then Tim Ferriss has a dire warning for you: “You’re going to get your fucking face ripped off.”
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Discover the 7 techniques I shared at the Internet Retailer conference for creating social posts that specifically drive traffic. Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

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Dhiraj Das @linktons Brings Passion to the Web

The story of how Dhiraj Das brought Linktons.com to the Web is a reminder of how important passion becomes when … More
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