When most marketers and business owners think about the advantages of social media for their business, they think about attracting new customers to the business. Smart business owners and marketers focus on relationship building, either through regular content marketing or by having conversations w Read More

NFIB Optimism Index Reports a Small Rise in July

NFIB Optimism Index Reports a Small Rise in July Avatar Posted by 27will under News
From http://horizonbusinessfunding.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on August 19, 2014 4:07 pm
The #NFIB small business optimism index has been released for the month of July, reporting an ever so slight increase in confidence. Read More

The Best Work Life Balance Blogs of 2014

The Best Work Life Balance Blogs of 2014 Avatar Posted by BuyerZone under Employee Benefits
From http://www.buyerzone.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: fusionswim on August 19, 2014 12:54 pm
The Best of BuyerZone series highlights blogs that help business professionals crush their goals. But with summer already in full-swing and 2014 is past the half-way mark, it's time to reevaluate your personal goals.

BuyerZone lists the 10 best work life balance blogs of 2014. Read what the expe Read More
Did you know that the way you dress, talk and move determine the first impressions seen by your bosses, partners or interviewers? Learn how to impress here. Read More
Everybody’s heard the phrase “if you build it, they will come.” Unfortunately, that’s simply not true in the world of startups and it’s even less true that “if you build it, they will come and pay you for it.” This pesky assumption is the downfall of many a new business. Read More

Every Small Business Founder Needs An Advisor

Every Small Business Founder Needs An Advisor Avatar Posted by martinzwilling under Startups
From http://blog.startupprofessionals.com 8 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on August 19, 2014 12:06 pm
Friends tell you what you want to hear. Advisors tell you what you need to hear. When the message is the same from both, you don’t need the advisor anymore. In that sense, you should think of an advisor more like your mentor who has done all he can. You always need the friend Read More
This latest #TYBCommunity round up includes posts on the must follow Pinterest boards, a great Twitter search trick, how to get more Social Shares, be a stay at home entrepreneur, take risks. using Google analytics, web design and many more. Read More

Top 5 things business owners do wrong

Top 5 things business owners do wrong Avatar Posted by devan under Management
From http://breakingdownyourbusiness.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on August 19, 2014 11:37 am
Jill and Brad talk about what’s coming up this episode, why Jill can’t stand people who schedule phone calls to then email about the phone calls to then get on the phone about the phone call before calling on the phone for the scheduled phone call, and how Brad can’t stand when people text to ask q Read More

Do You Use Long-Tail Keywords? You Should!

Do You Use Long-Tail Keywords? You Should! Avatar Posted by JVRudnick under Online Marketing
From http://www.canuckseo.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on August 19, 2014 11:25 am
What are long-tail keywords and why might they be important to an SMB owner? Ah…some of the finest friends your website will ever have are “long-tails” when it comes to Google search results, so let’s get into it!

A long-tail keyword is - as Google itself reports here - “Long-tail keywords are l Read More
There was a lot of discussion last week about Facebook and its decision to spin off messaging to a separate and dedicated mobile app. Read More

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