A recent study shows that content marketing and email marketing have emerged as two of the most effective lead generation tactics — while social media is getting left in the dust. Read More

Online Sales High on Retailers Holiday Wish List - Trellis

Online Sales High on Retailers Holiday Wish List - Trellis Avatar Posted by trellis under Online Marketing
From http://growwithtrellis.com 10 days ago
Made Hot by: steefen on November 25, 2014 3:55 am
The necessity to be physically present in order to fulfill the personalized needs of holiday gift lists is threatening to become a ritual of holidays past. Online sales during November and December are projected to grow at a rate of 8-11% in 2014, up from 8.6% in 2013, according to the National Ret Read More

Define Your Niche In 5 Easy Steps

Define Your Niche In 5 Easy Steps Avatar Posted by Ileane under Online Marketing
From http://basicblogtips.com 29 days ago
Made Hot by: justretweet on November 4, 2014 3:22 am
This is a guest post from Carrie-Anne Foster
Have you recently started blogging? Or maybe you have been blogging for a while? If your answer is yes, you have probably heard of the word, “Niche”. For many bloggers, that five letter word is the bane of their blogging existence. Read More
Mixing in stories from the field can energize your content and help you connect with your audiences. Five tactics to get you started. Read More

Optimize Inventory Management

Optimize Inventory Management Avatar Posted by inventoryninja under Management
From http://www.waspbarcode.com 21 days ago
Made Hot by: sky.walker on November 6, 2014 9:21 pm
IBM reports that 54% of Chief Supply Chain Officers will be optimizing their inventory management to help control and reduce costs. To accomplish this, they’ll demand increased visibility and more robust business intelligence derived from all aspects of the supply chain. Read More
For many retailers, Black Friday is a hectic mess of organizing, planning, and logistics. Whether a store’s Black Friday sales are successful is highly dependent on preparing prior to the rush — and each year there is more to accomplish before doors open. In 2012, Black Friday shopping hit a recor Read More
In this #TYBCommunity round-up we share posts on best podcast software, scheduling pins with Tailwind, Facebook holiday contest ideas, optimizing Facebook ads, content marketing analytics, holiday SEO, bad meetings, mentoring and more. Read on to find out how you can contribute and help make these Read More
In this day and age, it is no longer enough to organize an event and expect people to find you. If you want to draw the crowds, you have to reach out to them first. It’s about marketing in a smart way. Read More

Top 5 holiday gifts for clients and employees

Top 5 holiday gifts for clients and employees Avatar Posted by devan under Management
From http://breakingdownyourbusiness.com 23 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on November 11, 2014 11:27 am
Besides the fact that Brad doesn’t believe employees should buy gifts for bosses, and the fact that Jill wishes that regifting was socially acceptable, Jill & Brad discuss their Top 5 gifts that make them, and the recipients, very happy to know each other. Things like food and booze don’t fly for s Read More

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business

How to Turn Your Hobby Into a Business Avatar Posted by Jed under Startups
From http://smallbiztrends.com 20 days ago
Made Hot by: marketingvalue on November 13, 2014 11:35 am
If you are passionate about a craft or other activity, your money-making opportunities are virtually endless these days. Here are some things to consider as you turn your hobby into cash. Read More

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