Category Archives: Small Business Resource

Small Business Saturday 2014: Tips & Strategies from the Frontlines

Wedged in between the sales juggernauts known as Black Friday and Cyber Monday is another holiday: Small Business Saturday (SBS). This day celebrates the “little guys,” those businesses upon which our great nation was built: mom-and-pop shops, eclectic boutiques, entrepreneurs … Continue reading

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Business & Politics: Is It OK for Small Biz Owners to Get Political?

Election Day is just around the corner. It’s a proud moment when we cast our ballots in this country, but here’s a question to consider: is it ever OK for businesses to get political? While this ultimately needs to be … Continue reading

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5 Signs You Might Need a Small Business Coach

Maybe you’ve been thinking, “Gee, I know I can do so much better if only…” And then your thought process peters out, even though, deep down, you suspect the last part of that sentence ends with “…if only I had … Continue reading

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Marketing in Tough Times: 3 Situations When You Should Pause

If you’ve been in business long enough, you’ve probably heard this piece of advice: you should always be marketing, even when you’re busy. While we agree that regular marketing is crucial to a company’s success, you should still be aware … Continue reading

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Awesome Holiday Gifts for Clients

It’s never too early to start thinking about holiday gifts for clients. Order now and avoid the last-minute rush. And if you need some ideas, you’ve come to the right place: here are our top picks for 2014. Elegant Pen … Continue reading

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Outbound vs. Inbound Marketing: Does It Need to Be Either/Or?

You probably hear a lot about outbound marketing vs. inbound marketing, but the question is, does it really need to be an either/or scenario? We don’t think so. First, let’s go over the definitions.

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6 Ridiculously Easy Ways to Create Awesome Evergreen Content

Part of a sound marketing strategy is the ability to develop “evergreen content,” those words that stand the test of time and rarely go out of date or style.

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