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Small businesses today don’t just compete against other companies in their market for customers.
They also need to compete to recruit and retain the best employees, too.
Your employees are a huge part of your success.
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Crowdfunders, the FTC is Watching You

Crowdfunders, the FTC is Watching You Avatar Posted by sannwood under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 971 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on June 29, 2015 1:28 pm
The Federal Trade Commission has now taken legal action against a crowdfunder for failing to refund consumers their money and for using the funds on personal expenses. This is the FTC’s first case involving crowdfunding, and could signal a future where crowdfunding campaigners are held accountable Read More
It’s challenging to sell an idea; a business needs a tangible product to go along with it.

With some time and effort, you can turn a fledgling idea into a great business in four simple steps: plan, organize, execute, and revise.

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I spend a lot of time blogging about marketing a from-scratch small business, but less blogging about marketing a franchise. Which is funny, because I used to own one. So let’s look at some marketing tips, as well as lessons I’ve learned from the failure of my ice cream shop. Read More
In this #TYBCommunity round-up we have posts about how to SEO your blog post, Facebook adding authorship, the worst Facebook marketing tips, Facebook apps, blog for profit, data visualization, productivity tips, leadership, mobile makeovers and more. Read More
Few investors these days have the time or patience to read a full business plan, so a better way to catch their eye is with a tightly written and well formatted two-page executive summary. As a model, think high-quality marketing collateral, with text and graphics in columns and sidebars, but focus Read More

Instagram for Your Business? Yes, with These 5 Tips

Instagram for Your Business? Yes, with These 5 Tips Avatar Posted by cendrinemedia under Social Media
From http://blog.paper.li 970 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on June 29, 2015 10:43 am
It’s very probable that you’ve have heard of Instagram by now. With more than 77 million users in the US and 300 million monthly active users around the world, this platform is a treasure trove of food, cat, and travel pictures. But that’s not all.

In a world where Facebook is overcrowded and re Read More

20 Sites to Diversify Your Visual Marketing

20 Sites to Diversify Your Visual Marketing Avatar Posted by Liz_062 under Marketing
From http://www.internetmarketingninjas.com 970 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on June 29, 2015 10:21 am
A big part of having a blog is filling it with plenty of quality, relevant content. The bulk of that responsibility will fall on your writing and whatever it is you offer as your niche. That will end up taking most of your time and effort, as well as maintaining the blog itself and promoting it. Read More
The amount of digital content that’s produced daily is mind blowing. With so much online noise, readers are getting smart about who they turn to for inspiration and advice, and meanwhile, they’re filtering out the rest. They’re turning to influencers that have earned their trust by constantly provi Read More

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