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10 Employee Retention Strategies That’ll Keep Your People Happy

If you’re managing a bunch of eager employees, you’ll want to harness that energy, encourage them to succeed, and foster their loyalty to your company. Here are ten strategies for doing all that while keeping them happy to boot.

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Business Procrastination BUSTED

Are you a business owner with a million great ideas that you never implement? Do you have trouble keeping up with your marketing plan? Was there snow on the ground the last time you sent an email newsletter? If you … Continue reading

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Marketing Case Study: 3 Brands Rocking Social Media

We all need a little inspiration from time to time, which is why we thought we’d focus on three brands that rock social media…and what small businesses can learn from them. Here we go.

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Entrepreneur Tips: 6 Reasons You Should Publish a Book Now!

Oh, if you could only get all the awesome ideas you have floating around in your head on paper and make a book out of it. Wait a minute! With digital publishing, you can. Here are six reasons why you … Continue reading

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Building Customer Loyalty – Tips from the Front lines

A popular marketing adage goes like this: it’s easier (and cheaper) to get your current customers to buy from you than it is to go out and get new customers. And not only do our best and most loyal customers … Continue reading

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8 Fun Customer Contest Ideas

A great way to build brand loyalty is through customer contests. Here are eight ideas to get your creative juices flowing.

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7 Signs You Need a Website Makeover

Your website: it’s the face of your business. For some, it’s an accompaniment to a brick-and-mortar store, and for others, it IS the store, albeit a virtual one. You’ll be hard pressed to find many successful businesses, large or small, … Continue reading

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