Keanen Fosman

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How Managers Drive Results and Employee Engagement at the Same Time

Is it possible to be a high-standards, results-driven leader while at the same time building an engaged, fun-to-work-with team? Many people would contend that doing either of these things well makes it almost impossible to succeed at the other. And yet our examination of 360-degree assessment data …

These 5 simple tips will help you keep your mental peace at workplace

<i>Peace does not mean to be in a place where there is no noise. It means to be in the middle of those things and still be calm at your heart.</i> How many …

The 50/15/5 Guide: A simple approach to budgeting

Not sure where to start with budgeting? Take a look at how the 50/15/5 principle could work for you.<p>THE BACKGROUND:<p>A few months ago, I came home from …

The Evolution Of Customer Service

For consumers the future of customer service cannot come soon enough. The customer experience landscape is ripe for disruption. Companies are slowly making progress toward more seamless and simpler customer experiences.<p>Today only a select few companies leverage all the technology at their …

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10 Ways Marketing is Changing for Small Businesses

by John Rampton on Startup Grind<p>Marketing has changed for all types of business in the last few years thanks to new platforms, channels, and …

The 6 Best Ecommerce Platforms for Small Businesses

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>If you were to track the rise of ecommerce in today’s business landscape, you’d have to go back to the dot com crash of 2000. Despite a tanking economy, the businesses that survived the crash quickly started adapting their selling …

5 Essential Items for Your Small Business Website

Inspired Magazine <br>Inspired Magazine - creativity & inspiration dailyWant your business to reach new customers? Push print and commercial advertising …

Making Bank as a Platform (BaaP) a reality

03<p>Apr<p>2016<p>This is the second post of a two post series I co-authored with <b>David Brear</b>. Both posts appeared originally on <b>The</b> <b>Financial</b> <b>Brand</b> thanks to <b>Jim</b></b> …

Google launches a simpler website testing tool aimed at small businesses

Google today is launching a new tool aimed at helping business owners determine how well their website performs on the mobile web, including on both smartphones and tablets. Given that mobile searches surpassed desktop search for the first time last fall, it’s critical for website owners – but also …

5 SMS Marketing Tips Every Startup Owner Should Know

SMS marketing is one of those areas of marketing that many startups seem to avoid, at least in the beginning. They think about how it could annoy customers and how they don’t want to risk falling for the stringent rules on this type of marketing in the U.S.<p>But they’re leaving money on the table …

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Innovation is the Future of Marketing and Customer Experience [New Research]

What is your strategy for [fill in the blank] in 2016?– Social<br>– Mobile<br>– Internet of Things<br>– CRM<br>– Omnichannel<br>– Adtech/Martech<br>– eCommerce<br>– Big data<br>– …

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Content Audits: Best 9 Analytics

Using analytics to come up with a directed strategy for developing content has become second nature. Did you know that you also can use analytics for …

How to Get Off Your Ass and Start Blogging

Every week I hear the excuses.<p>“I don’t have time to blog.”<p>“I don’t know what to write about”<p>“I don’t know my niche. Isn’t everything taken …

Facebook's last push into ecommerce was a disaster, but it's gearing up to try again

It wants to be the place where you make your next impulse buy.<p>As part of its budding ecommerce ambitions, Facebook recently started allowing a small number of brands to sell their products directly through a new "shop" section on their pages, BuzzFeed's Alex Katrowitz reported in July.<p>In Facebook's …

5 Personal Branding Strategies Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Every entrepreneur will tell you that it takes hard work and persistence to be successful. In addition to loving what you do, continually learning from others and building a great team around you, one of the most important things you can do is build your personal brand and reputation.<p>When it comes …

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5 SaaS Marketing Mistakes That Could Cost You

Inbound marketing has become a vital platform for SaaS companies to attract and retain customers because it is affordable and effective. But some …

What It Takes To Win In Digital

According to Facebook, 3 billion video views occur on its platform every day. In December 2014, Instagram reached 300M monthly active users. That same month, Snapchat launched the “discover” feature on its app, inviting more brands to join the snapping mayhem. Have you heard of Periscope? If not, …

Types of Social Media Influencers

Social media influencers play a key role in digital marketing strategy. But who are these influencers anyway?

Why User-Generated Content Should Be Part of a Brand's Marketing Strategy

<i>The following is a guest post by Jeff Ernst, co-founder and COO of Smync:</i><p>One of the big benefits of building social word-of-mouth and a brand …

Four Powerful Tips for a Highly Effective B2B Social Media Strategy

Most B2B companies are not great at social media marketing. Often, they're too boring, or too product-focused, to engage social media users and …

The Key to Creating Effective Emails

<b>M</b>ost all email marketers ask themselves this one question: How do I keep my messages out of the spam folder? Mailify's CMO Eric Krattenstein says the …

3 ways to get your customers to do your marketing for you

What people <i>do</i> trust are the recommendations they get from their friends and other consumers. That's why 85% of consumers read online reviews before they buy something, and up to half of all purchasing decisions involve some form of consumer-to-consumer communication.<p>In fact, marketers can save …

Customers

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20 Smart Ways to Generate more Leads for your Business

Forget about your product for a second.<p>You can jazz it up, tie it in a pretty little bow and offer it at the best price – <i>But none of this …

How To Take Advantage Of Your Brain’s Hidden Productivity Powers

Your mental lists are distracting you from other, more productive uses of your brain. Here’s how to do a weekly brain dump instead.<p>If you think keeping everything you need to know neatly packed away in your head is a smart way to run your life, you’re probably hurting your productivity and stifling …

Secret to Success in Digital Marketing

The secret to success in digital marketing is to leverage what we call the three legs of the stool. Learn more about how you can achieve success here.

5 digital marketing tools to help your business grow

Are you set up for success in 2016? Join 2,500 real estate industry leaders Aug. 4-7, 2015, at Inman Connect in San Francisco. Get Connected with the …

Essential Digital Marketing Tools for E-commerce Businesses

The online business market is characterized by fierce competition. This requires all e-commerce businesses to be on their toes in order to take …

The Digital Marketing Landscape 2015

11 most interesting digital marketing stats from this week

<b>Statistically you're likely to enjoy the Econsultancy weekly stats round-up more than your own wedding day, but slightly less so than the birth of</b> …