We discuss why you need to focus first and foremost on your customers rather than relying on a social strategy that puts all your eggs in one basket. If you strategise properly with the long-term in mind then you’ll surely see your business grow online. Read More
Independence is one of the main benefits of owning your own business. But as many small business owners have learned, the day to day business grind and tasks involved in running a business can often make you fall back into that uninspiring routine that you thought you were leaving behind at your 9- Read More
“Egad, is 2015 halfway over already?” Yes, it is, and today we’re commemorating the half-year mark by recapping some of the biggest developments from the first six months of 2015. Read More

Storytelling in Marketing

Storytelling in Marketing Avatar Posted by smpayton under Online Marketing
From http://www.eggmarketingpr.com 836 days ago
Made Hot by: LimeWood on July 9, 2015 9:45 am
Now, modern businesses are capitalizing on the enchantment of this common childhood tradition by jumping feet first into the storytelling movement in marketing. Read More

Cash Flow 101: The Symptoms

Cash Flow 101: The Symptoms Avatar Posted by PASAngelique under Strategy
From http://articles.bplans.com 836 days ago
Made Hot by: maestro68 on July 9, 2015 9:19 am
Cash flow problems aren’t entirely out of your control—and they’re not unpredictable, either.
Proper budget forecasting coupled with an understanding of symptoms that might indicate cash flow problems are in your future can help you protect your business. Read More

Create Social Media Graphics that Spread Like Wildfire

Create Social Media Graphics that Spread Like Wildfire Avatar Posted by rradice under Social Media
From http://rebekahradice.com 836 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on July 9, 2015 9:03 am
How are you using visual marketing in your business? Here's steps that you can quickly take to start creating content your audience loves…and wants to spread like wildfire! Read More
This infographic, produced by QuickSprout, takes a closer look at what motivates people to use Facebook. Read More

A Case Study in Excellent Content Curation

A Case Study in Excellent Content Curation Avatar Posted by cendrinemedia under Social Media
From http://curatti.com 837 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on July 8, 2015 8:13 am
A few months ago, I showed you how Karen Dietz curates posts on Scoop.it. The article was so well received that I decided to turn the idea into a mini-series.

This time, I went for a different example: a roundup. This form of curation consists in bringing together a series of related posts in an Read More

Motivation through Gamification: The Path to Productivity?

Motivation through Gamification: The Path to Productivity? Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Human Resources
From http://www.smbceo.com 836 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on July 8, 2015 8:07 am
For any size enterprise, perhaps the best way to enhance productivity is to establish targets and find creative ways for people to reach these. Here is where gamification comes into play. Read More

The Pop-up: A Marketing Tactic We Love to Hate

The Pop-up: A Marketing Tactic We Love to Hate Avatar Posted by lkpetrolino under Online Marketing
From http://spinsucks.com 836 days ago
Made Hot by: ObjectOriented on July 8, 2015 7:53 am
The use of website pop-ups is a marketing tactic communications pros love to hate. But Laura Petrolino points out they have good use, if executed well Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …

Steve Chou: BizSugar Contributor of the Week

We're pleased to welcome Steve Chou, BizSugar "Contributor of the Week" on Facebook to the list of BizSugar members … More
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