Category Archives: Small Business Resource

6 Ways to Tell if Your Website Navigation Is Hurting Your Site

At first blush, it’s easy to look at our own websites and “get” where we’re supposed to go and what we’re supposed to do next. But what about that person who’s landing on your site for the first time? What … Continue reading

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Updating Your Small Business Employee Handbook: 7 Tips

OK, ‘fess up: when was the last time you revisited your small business employee handbook? Did Facebook exist? Did Google? Hey, we know you’re busy juggling ten zillion things, but how about making a commitment RIGHT NOW and updating the … Continue reading

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He Sent WHAT?! Internal Email Etiquette Everyone Should Follow

People talk a lot about email marketing and email communications with customers. But what about corporate email—you know, those messages that are sent day-to-day within an organization? Is there such a thing as internal email etiquette we all need to … Continue reading

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How to Evaluate Small Business Marketing Software & Subscription Services

If you’ve been in business for a while, you’ve no doubt received calls or emails from sales vendors hawking their solutions for your business. Whether it’s CRM software (like Salesforce), marketing software (like HubSpot), subscription services (like SinglePlatform or Merchant … Continue reading

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Mid-Year Checkup: How Healthy is Your Small Business Marketing Plan?

Hard to believe we’re half way through 2014. Summer schedules are just around the corner, but that doesn’t mean we should get lazy when it comes to our marketing plans, right? In fact, now is the time to perform a … Continue reading

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How to Attract Readers to Your Blog: 10 Important Tips

You’ve created a blog editorial calendar that rocks. You write compelling blog posts, and you write them regularly. You’re poised to answer comments and engage with readers. Except there’s one problem. The only sound you’re hearing? Crickets. So what gives? … Continue reading

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Hello, Summer! 6 Tips for Making Employee Scheduling a BREEZE

It’s the unofficial start of summer (thanks, Memorial Day), which means we’re all dreaming of those lazy, hazy days at the beach, right? Whoa, not so fast! Let’s get the employee scheduling “issues” cleared up first. Here are some tips … Continue reading

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