When it comes to design, Jed Darland has the sensibility of an artist, and the ingenuity of an inventor. When it comes to business, he’s an opportunist in the best sense of the word. Jed knows how to seize the moment, turn downtime into a new venture, and that venture into a successful business. Read More

LinkedIn Groups: A quick primer for small businesses

LinkedIn Groups: A quick primer for small businesses Avatar Posted by cendrinemedia under Social Media
From http://socialmediaslant.com 1108 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on June 15, 2015 9:43 am
Generating 200 conversations per minute, those communities for business professionals can be a treasure-trove of information and networking, a hotbed of self-promotion and spam…or a ghost town. Or all at once. Read More

Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price

Grants May Be Free, But They Do Come at a Price Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 1108 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on June 14, 2015 3:46 pm
Every investor in your startup, even friends and family, normally expects a share of your company (equity), which means your return for all your effort goes down quickly. Thus founders seeking funding for a good cause or a new technology often seize on grants from universities, government agencies Read More
In this article, we’re going to discuss how to get more traffic while building your backlinks.

While we get links from other sites, you can also get traffic from time to time. Some of your links can get a lot of traffic; others not so much.

Below, I’m going to cover several tricks to get more Read More
Email automation can save your business time and money while still delivering a personal touch to potential leads and current clients. Here are five easy email marketing automation solutions to common sales problems. Read More

My Business Growth Sucks. Should I Continue Working on it?

My Business Growth Sucks. Should I Continue Working on it? Avatar Posted by previsomedia under Strategy
From http://www.bizepic.com 1109 days ago
Made Hot by: thelastword on June 14, 2015 2:36 pm
Starting up is fun and challenging. But growing it is a real challenge. How to stay motivated when your business growth is too slow? Read More

How Mobile Marketing is Like Online Dating

How Mobile Marketing is Like Online Dating Avatar Posted by Jed under Marketing
From http://smallbiztrends.com 1109 days ago
Made Hot by: businessgross on June 14, 2015 1:39 pm
In your mobile marketing efforts, you have to find the right balance between getting people’s attention and being too pushy or overbearing. It’s a very similar balancing act to that of another common online activity — dating. Read More

5 Ways to Turn Your Business Finances Around in One Week

5 Ways to Turn Your Business Finances Around in One Week Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Management
From http://blog.fundbox.com 1109 days ago
Made Hot by: FutureVision on June 14, 2015 1:03 pm
If you’re feeling the pinch at the end of every month when your bills are paid or a real punch in the face at the end of the quarter when you pay your estimated taxes, then it’s probably time to start taking control of your finances.

While there are some strategic things you can do to find and f Read More

Doing business without protection?

Doing business without protection? Avatar Posted by DevonSmiley under Legal
From http://devonsmiley.com 1109 days ago
Made Hot by: kingofcontent92 on June 14, 2015 12:48 pm
I get it. You have a great relationship with you client. And your go-to vendor feels like family. So a smile and a handshake seem like the right way to do business. Wrong. Read on to find out why you shouldn’t be taking chances with your business relations. Read More
The most common question I get from small business owners: “how do I get my site higher up in search rankings?” A tricky question. But one thing needed by all is a strong foundation. You don’t build a house without a foundation. Neither do you build your search strategy without one! Read More

Give millennials a reason to stay - The benefits that can help you retain young talent

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Holly Hanna: Facebook "Contributor of the Week"

Say hello to Holly Hanna, our first BizSugar Facebook "Contributor of the Week." Holly has always wanted to be a … More
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