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How to Get More Reviews for Your Business

August 18, 2021

This title is a misleading. It’s easy to get more reviews you just have to stink at what you do. People are always more apt to give a negative review than a positive one. But those aren’t the kind of business reviews you want. You want more positive reviews. To achieve this, you have to…

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How to Take Your Customer Relationship to the Next Level

August 16, 2021

Do you want to wow your existing customers? Are you ready to take your “relationship” with them to the next level? Then it may be time to grab your data and do some personalized marketing. What You Need  To get your customers’ attention, you need to have tools in place to measure things like buying…

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Simple Tips to Improve Your Time Management in the Work Place

August 11, 2021

By taking control of your time, you’re able to stay focused on the task at hand. This leads to higher efficiency and stronger momentum. Implementing a time management plan can do wonders for your work environment as well as your personal well-being. Managing time means less stress, more time to do the things you love,…

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Don’t Open a Business Before Answering These Questions

August 9, 2021

These days a lot of people are considering business ownership. Whether you buy into a franchise, lease some space and start your own thing, or log onto the internet and begin building an ecommerce website, doing it on your own has never been more alluring. But just because you have an incredible skill or access…

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Courting the Millennial Customer

August 4, 2021

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / EpicStockMedia  If you are in a traditionally “cool” business, like a coffee shop, indy bookstore, or juice bar, it’s likely you have scads of skinny jean-wearing (or is it mom jeans now that are on trend?) young people around your store. But if you’re reading this article, most likely you don’t but you know…

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Take the Friction Out of Doing Business with You

August 2, 2021

Do you want more customers? Then you need to remove the friction behind doing business with you. Even if you have great customer service, support, and sales, you may have unknown friction that exists before you see the face of your customer. Luckily, you can smooth that out with content. Here are two problems you…

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Targeting Your Ideal Customer

July 28, 2021

No matter what your hobby, there are tools of the trade. If you fish, you match the type of bait you use to the kind of fish you want to land. For knitters, there are specific needles to use for different kinds of stitches and patterns. Golfers employ clubs specific to the kind of shot they…

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4 Email Marketing Ideas to Steal from Big Brands

July 26, 2021

Have you ever watched a Superbowl commercial and thought, “If I had a budget as big as that company I could make the best commercial.”? It’s easy to assume a large budget means a lot more possibilities and we won’t argue that.  Big brands can afford to hire the best and the brightest marketers out…

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5 Selfies You Need to Take for Your Business

July 21, 2021

© Can Stock Photo Inc. / philipimage  Selfies are no longer the domain of duck-faced teenaged girls. (That’s not an insult. It’s a description. Google it.) They’re just as popular among adults and businesses. Selfies are a way of showing customers and potential customers a “behind the scenes” look at your business. They also are an effective…

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5 Types of Effective Storytelling for Your Business

July 19, 2021

Do you watch America’s Got Talent? Or how about American Idol? The Olympics? The MLB All-star Game? These competitions all have something in common. They tell stories. If you watch them, none of them are solid, hours upon hours of broadcasted competition. Mixed in with commercials and the performances, the producers choose to interlace storytelling…

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