Category Archives: Small Business Resource

Ditch the Limp Fish Handshake & Other Networking Tips from the Frontlines

If you’re a small business owner, you probably understand why networking is so important. In addition to being a source of referrals, networking helps business owners feel more connected, a good thing when you consider how lonely it sometimes gets … Continue reading

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The Anatomy of an Irresistible Social Media Post

We can probably all agree about the importance of social media, but now let’s talk about the nitty-gritty reality. What makes a great tweet? An awesome Facebook update? A cool Tumblr blog? Cozy up, because we’re about to reveal the … Continue reading

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How to Keep Your Virtual Workforce Happy & Productive

It’s so twenty-first century to operate a business out of your home with employees working out of theirs, right? The benefits are many: freedom, lower overhead, and schedules that match a person’s lifestyle. But this model can also come at … Continue reading

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9 Tips for Getting More Retail Foot Traffic (Think Beyond Sales)

Thanks to the Internet, it’s getting harder and harder for retail stores to compete for that all-important foot traffic. Here are some ideas that could inspire more people to walk through your doors.

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Vendor Relations: WOW with These Promotional Products

We often talk about awesome promotional products you can give your customers, prospects, and employees. But what about those unsung heroes we encounter every day: the FedEx guy, the accountant who comes in once a quarter, the IT team you … Continue reading

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10 Product Photography Tips for Increased Sales

Just last week, we provided business headshot tips. Now, let’s discuss product photos. Your product photos need to sell, sell, sell, which is why you shouldn’t consider product photography as simply one more thing on your never-ending to-do list. Be thoughtful … Continue reading

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Vimeo vs. YouTube: What You Need to Know

It’s probably fair to say that most people are familiar with YouTube. But what about Vimeo? How’s it different from YouTube (is it different)? Is there an advantage to using one over the other, or should your marketing mix include … Continue reading

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