You might be busy throughout the day but that doesn't mean you're being productive. Let me discuss 6 key factors that decide how productive you are. Read More

Increasing Sales By Being Negative & The Research

Increasing Sales By Being Negative & The Research Avatar Posted by IanDSmith under Sales
From http://www.portfoliopartnership.com 526 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on December 14, 2013 9:38 am
A pessimistic strategy has actually been proven to work and is supported by research! Daniel Pink touched on it in his latest book, To Sell is Human. In it he highlights the work of Wellesley College’s Julie Norem and the concept of “defensive pessimism”. Read More

10 Tips for Grabbing Last Minute Holiday Shoppers

10 Tips for Grabbing Last Minute Holiday Shoppers Avatar Posted by airabongco under Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 526 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on December 14, 2013 9:25 am
Want to know what marketing methods should you employ to capture those last minute shoppers? Here's how. Here are 10 proven methods that can help you get more sales this Christmas season. Read More
Marketing your content to influencers within your niche can be a powerful way to not only get more traffic to your blog, but you will also get more social shares, expand your audience and increase your own influence too. You will soon find you're on your way to becoming an authority. Read More

Why Being A Small Business Has Its Advantages

Why Being A Small Business Has Its Advantages Avatar Posted by nialldevitt under Strategy
From http://www.rncap.com 526 days ago
Made Hot by: SJC on December 14, 2013 2:54 am
Sometimes being small in business is not necessarily a bad thing. There are many advantages available to the small business owner which, if used correctly can give the small business owner the upper hand on their larger competitors. Read More
Finding time to write as a part time blogger is not always an easy task. The post takes a look at power napping as a sometimes-overlooked productivity tool! Read More

What Type Of Social Media Manager Are You? [Infographic]

What Type Of Social Media Manager Are You? [Infographic] Avatar Posted by StuartJDavidson under Social Media
From http://stuartjdavidson.com 525 days ago
Made Hot by: Webdev1 on December 13, 2013 11:27 pm
Comparing animal characteristics to types of social media managers. Which animal is closest to you and reflects you as a type of social media manager? Read More

10 Tips for Improving Focus When Working From Home

10 Tips for Improving Focus When Working From Home Avatar Posted by smallbizwoman under Self-Development
From http://www.problogger.net 525 days ago
Made Hot by: zioncampo on December 13, 2013 11:20 pm
Many small business people start by working from home. Before there's an office, a staff of employees or a parking space with your name on it, there's just the kitchen table...and a great idea, of course. But home is full of distractions and staying focused isn't always easy. Here Stacey Roberts of Read More
We all hear that businesses need websites these days. But like any other part of your business, your website should be part of an overall strategy that boosts your bottom line. If it isn't, you may have a problem. Fortunately, this is nothing a good SEO audit can't fix. Justin Roselt explains what Read More
How to close an inactive business before you get fined! Nellie Akalp, CEO of CorpNet.com, shares this information-packed post on Small Business trends Read More

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Kelly McCausey @kellymccausey Shows Solo Smarts

Kelly McCausey is used to functioning as the small business equivalent of a one woman show. Her Website SoloSmarts.com … More
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