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Mobile apps are transforming the retail landscape. They help customer’s compare products and pricing, receive personalized promotional offers, purchase items and review products after the purchase. With mobile applications, consumers are empowered like never before. Read More
I’ve been playing around with a few cool email tools over on my PR site, How to Create a Press Release, and I wanted to share them with you. As a result of using them, I’ve seen far more email signups over the last few weeks than I ever did with my old stale signup form. Read More
All your social media efforts, blogging, and emails might not get you as far as one simple strategy: in-person networking. By building relationships with people in real time, you can pave the way for future sales success.

Are your networking efforts a waste of time? You're going about them wron Read More
It is predicted that by 2015, there will be one mobile phone for every person on earth. This is already a staggering figure, considering facts that the world population is in excess of 6 billion people. With so many mobile phones already, the number of apps is also exceedingly high. According to Read More
With so many guides and great practical examples, it’s strange how bloggers continue making common mistakes that are wasting the time of their audience. If you go through different blogs from a niche you’re interested in, you’ll find some awesome posts, but you’ll have to admit that the below-avera Read More
In this #TYBCommunity round up we include posts about newsjacking to boost your content creation strategy, the new Hootsuite tool that creates your Facebook ads for you, Pinterest for business, using Linkedin, press release elements at a glance, pets at the office, personalized ecommerce and more. Read More

Best Practices for Direct Mail Campaigns

Best Practices for Direct Mail Campaigns Avatar Posted by smpayton under Direct Marketing
From 38 days ago
Made Hot by: logistico on May 27, 2015 8:59 am
With inboxes filling up with multiple email marketing messages, invites and the like, some small businesses are turning to direct mail as a way to stand out with specific audiences. While direct mail requires more time, more money, and more creativity, with the right planning and these best practic Read More

5 Ways to Improve Your Sales Skills

5 Ways to Improve Your Sales Skills Avatar Posted by smpayton under Sales
From 38 days ago
Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on May 26, 2015 4:00 pm
If you want to close more sales, you've got to work on your skills. Here's how one of our sales staff has sharpened hers. Read More
When it comes to finding a topic for your press release, it’s important to ensure that your topic is actually newsworthy. That means it can’t be biased, untrue, or promotional in nature.

Here are three topics you should never, ever write a press release about. Read More
People are really polarized about whether press releases “work” or not. For me, I’d say it all depends on how you define a release working. Here are four expectations I know a lot of business owners have…that shouldn’t. If you’re expecting one or more of these results with your next press release, Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …

The Next Big Markets for Small Business -- China and India?

That's right, you don't need to be a massive global corporation to take advantage of emerging markets in China and … More
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