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Improve Social Selling with These Top Tools and Platforms

Improve Social Selling with These Top Tools and Platforms Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Social Media
From 877 days ago
Made Hot by: businessluv on January 2, 2016 8:51 am
The growing popularity of social selling has lead to the launch of a number of solutions. Some of these solutions enable your employees to become social advocates, expanding your sales team to include your entire staff. To help get you started, here is a list of top social selling tools and platfor Read More

15 Google Analytics Alternatives

15 Google Analytics Alternatives Avatar Posted by maplesummit under Technology
From 877 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on January 1, 2016 12:33 am
Google Analytics has a pretty solid hold on the online analytics market. If you want to see insights about how many people are visiting your site and what their habits are once they’re there, Google Analytics is probably your first stop. But it’s not the only option out there. Read More

One of the hottest marketing trends for the coming year is something called “influencer marketing.” Basically, influencer marketing means working with influencers — people who have a large social media and/or real-life following and are able to influence their followers’ purchasing decisions.
If Read More
Television shows and movies have long envisioned a future where all of the data anyone could ever need to access is found on paper thin sheets of plastic that can be connected to a hard drive.
The allure of this is easy to understand. After all, if we could turn this futuristic sci-fi concept into Read More
New York entrepreneurs may find it tougher to earn from short term rentals in the future. A new bill, if passed, would impose stiff penalties for advertising short-term rentals. Read More
Since the advent of the World Wide Web, the opportunity for collaboration has been one of its most touted features. Enter Slack!
Here at Small Business Trends, we’ve seen online collaboration apps come and go, but few have caught fire like Slack. The innovative “team communication” solution offers Read More
When it comes to social media marketing, Facebook is still the top choice for most businesses. And to retain its massive popularity among marketers, the social networking site shares useful tips from time to time.
On its Facebook for Business page, the social networking giant has Help Center a lis Read More
A slow Internet connection can cost real dollars, putting stress on your business. According to a recent poll in the U.K., businesses lose 38 hours worth of productivity per employee each year due to slow Internet access and IT downtime.
Think about the cost of that to your business. Assume each Read More
According to Search Engine Land, Google is reportedly testing a new format for Home Services Ads (HSAs). The format lets users enter their Zip code and specify the type of job they need to be done before showing a list of local service providers. Read More
Narcissism is a personality disorder that can give a person an inflated or excessive sense of self-importance. According to research by the National Institutes of Health, 6.2 percent of the population may be identified as narcissists, so it’s likely that at some point in your business, you’ll come Read More

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

Job-changing is fast and furious in the early years of millennials’ careers: Young adults born in the early ‘80s …

Adam Connell @adamjayc Goes from Guitarist to Guru

Adam Connell's career didn't start out like most in the marketing field. Today, he's the operations manager for a U.K. … More
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