Megan Stake

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5 Ways To Maintain Brand Consistency As You Grow Your Business

If you’re like many leaders, the early stages of your business required a lot of decision-making, from fundamental decisions like your core services or products all the way to decisions about design. Whether you put a ton of time into each and every choice or quickly call the shots to move on to …

8 Online Courses Teaching Skills To Boost Your Resume

Online courses can help you level up your career and stay competitive–whether you have a job or are looking for one. Unsure which to take or don’t think you have the time? Here are eight resume-worthy skills you can learn from the comfort of your couch with short online courses.<p><b>1. HTML, General</b> …

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6 sources for unique stock photos

It's no secret that for today's bloggers, many websites are offering free, high-quality stock photography.<p>While lots of these websites are wonderful, …

Become a coder with the $15 Complete Web Developer Course ($200 value)

The world of coding can be intimidating if you’re new to the game and don’t know where to start. Today there exists an ocean of programming …

7 Mistakes Leaders Make When Building Their Personal Brand

Having a personal brand has become a staple in the world of entrepreneurship. Don't make these mistakes.<p>We have entered an age where the founder of a company is as well known as the company itself. Why? Because people are fascinated by people. They want to know who came up with the vision, what …

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My 8 Favorite Tools for Driving Business Growth

Supercharge your digital marketing with these 8 tools. After all, who has the time to do all those tasks without help?<p>6 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I’ve spent over a dozen years in digital marketing learning to split my attention across multiple businesses, …

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Megan Stake

4 Reasons Why Your Business Should Invest in Content Marketing

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Not sure if content marketing is right for your business? As one of the few marketing strategies with very little up front cost and the potential for high ROI, I highly encourage you to rethink your stance.<p>Seth Godin famously …

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Gain a competitive career advantage by getting certified in web analytics

Learning to harness the limitless power of the Internet is one of the greatest skills you can have when it comes to growing your business or advancing your career, and the Web Analytics Certification Training package from Certs-School allows you to do just that.<p>Over eight hours of content, you’ll …

The Complete Guide To Content Marketing

The best planned content marketing strategy won't do your business much good, unless you have specific objectives you want to achieve, a way to …

11 Must-Have (Free) WordPress Plugins for Proactive Marketers

Are you a modern day marketer trying to make the most out of WordPress?<p>With so much in hand, from content creation and optimization to social …

9 Content Marketing Tools You Need To Know

If you work in marketing at a small-to-medium-sized company, chances are you also dabble in sales, HR, admin, data, developing . . . whatever hat (of …

4 Social Media Resolutions for Small Businesses

As 2017 unfolds, small businesses should take a look at what didn’t work in 2016 and find ways to improve in the upcoming year. While you work to …

Social Media

Seven Jobs That Let You Live And Work Abroad (As Your Own Boss)

Tired of the corporate rat race? You can do these jobs just as easily overseas while reporting only to yourself.<p>Right now, I’m sitting at a coffee shop in Bucharest, Romania, with my laptop and an Americano. For the past five months, I’ve been traveling through Europe and the Middle East while …

Employment

These 7 Amazing Companies Let You Work from Anywhere

by Drew Hendricks on Startup Grind<p>Working from home (WFH) or remote work is becoming increasingly popular with a number of companies. However, not …

Project Management

7 tips to help you launch a blog

Many PR pros are passionate about blogging and social media.<p>During a recent guest lecture at one of Kirk Hazlett’s Communication classes at Curry …

6 Small Business Social Media Ideas To Market Your Business

Resources and time are small business owners’ personal demons. Supporting this fact is a Bank of America survey where small business owners voted to …

Social Media

How to Effectively Follow Up on Sales Leads - Small Business Trends

As a small-business owner or manager, you probably try to spend as much time as possible on marketing strategies to bring new leads in, whether …