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The Writing Resolution You Can Actually Keep - Copyblogger

It’s that time of year again. Time for resolutions, and for all of the skeptics and killjoys who say that resolutions never work.<p>They certainly can …

31 Top Marketers Agree: It's Time to Rethink Your Content Marketing - Free 214 Page eBook from Linkdex

<i>Post Sponsored by Linkdex</i><p>Starting as a public relations firm with SEO skills in 2001, we’ve always had to create content for clients whether it was …

All Great Entrepreneurs Have This

Management skills don't make an entrepreneur great. Neither does access to capital or innovative thinking. It's something much more simple.<p>What makes an entrepreneur successful?<p>Some people believe it's the ability to innovate. However, many startups are refinements of existing business models or …

6 Signs You Have a Big Opportunity to Build a Business

You can't pursue every idea-- so how do you identify the right ones? Some indicators are better predictors of success than others.<p>We all face new business opportunities on a regular basis. Some sound like great ideas that could be the next big thing. Many ideas may have great value to customers but …

10 Innovators Who Changed the World in 2013

These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our imagination by creating swarms of smart rescue robots, cars that drive themselves, and a rugged rover that could change the way we think about exploring the Red Planet.<p>These brilliant engineers, designers, and dreamers captured our …

The Art of Writing Great Google+ Posts - Copyblogger

There’s no denying it: we love Google+.<p>Sure, we’ve made hay over other social networking sites like Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest. That’s because …

TopRank® Marketing - B2B Digital Marketing Agency - Minneapolis, MN

TopRank Marketing helps companies attract, engage, convert & retain more business with integrated marketing services: content, SEO, influencer …

Marketing

What you need to know about outsourcing

Now a fully established industry, business owners can outsource everything from their HR departments to their IT. One of the reasons outsourcing has …

Could content marketing help you boost sales?

Content marketing is an increasingly popular way to get a business noticed. For those not already familiar with the concept, it involves creating and …

4 ways to grow your business through events

Hosting or speaking at an event will do more than just get you free food.<p><b>1. Build a community</b><p>During events or conferences, you not only build a …

Get seen with Google AdWords

The power of Google for promoting business is undeniable and ensuring that your business appears high up the list of a relevant search term is a real …

AdWords

6 key tactics to optimise your business for online success

At EventBrite’s growing your business session, an interactive session for SMBs about growing your business with online tools, Media Street Apps …

Radically Change the Way You Sell: 7 Ways

Here's how shopping has dramatically shifted and what you can do about it.<p>I started my sales career in 1990 at Parametric Technology Corporation as the secretary to the vice president of sales. At the time, the company had $3 million in revenue. Ten years later, I was a senior vice president of …

Email Marketing Essentials: The Keys to Email Marketing that Works

<b>Email marketing</b> remains the online king for businesses.<p>Email was the original “killer app” — everyone uses it, and that’s why it’s been the absolute …

How to Write the In-Depth Articles that Google Loves - Copyblogger

Hey marketer, are you a lover of long-form content? In-depth reporting? Then you’ll love this statistic:<p><i>Ten percent</i>.<p>That’s the percentage, according …

Which Works Better: List Posts or Stories? Let’s Ask a New York Times Editor - Copyblogger

Ah, the list post. The cornerstone of so many great blogs, and an enduring source of horrible content around the web.<p>Sometimes they’re …

The Super-Secret and Incredibly Complicated Master Key to Internet Marketing - Copyblogger

When I meet new folks, whether online or face-to-face, I often get a variation on the same question.<p><i>What will it take to make my business really</i> …

The Ultimate Productivity Tool

I have a confession to make and it’s probably fair to accuse me of bragging. But I take a nap every day, sometimes two. My inbox is always at zero. I …

9 Sources of Inspiration for Highly Successful People

Richard Branson, Naomi Simson, and other top influencers talk about what drives them.<p>LinkedIn recently published a series featuring a wide range of things that can provide inspiration.<p>In the series titled "What Inspires Me," LinkedIn Influencers shared what keeps them working, from a harsh …

Success

10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer - Copyblogger

• Write.<br>• Write more.<br>• Write even more.<br>• Write even more than that.<br>• Write when you don’t want to.<br>• Write when you do.<br>• Write when you have something to say.<br>• Write …

How to Stay Totally Focused on What Matters Most

Your calendar should reflect your business priorities. Here's how I made that happen--and you can too.<p>As a social media entrepreneur and author, I get contacted by dozens of people each week who want my help or want to work with me. I put myself out there, and since responsiveness is so important …

How customer focused is your business?

If you are not thinking about the impression you are creating across the multiple touchpoints, a customer’s experience starts to become inconsistent …

Post for Big Business: how to become a champion of small business

The basis for this is understandable; big business is recognising there is good business to be done when selling to small ones.<p>Telecoms companies are …

Small Business

Starting a Business: The New 'Safe' Career?

Is it really that big a gamble to start your own business? Compared with other options, maybe not.<p>You know the stereotypical image: An entrepreneur risks it all in a gamble to get a business started. It's tremendously hard work--but is it really all <i>that</i> risky? Sometimes what seems safe is, in …

The Art of Storytelling in Business

“The universe is made of stories, not of atoms,” poet Muriel Rukeyser famously said. A seemingly ludicrous suggestion in a world where we seek proof …

13 Timeless Lessons from the Father of Advertising - Copyblogger

In 1962, Time magazine called David Ogilvy “the most sought-after wizard in today’s advertising industry.”<p>In his years as an advertising executive …

Content Marketing

What Successful People Do With The First Hour Of Their Work Day

Many successful people schedule themselves a kind of grown-up home room at the start of every day. You should, too–here’s how.<p>Remember when you used to have a period at the beginning of every day to think about your schedule, catch up with friends, maybe knock out a few tasks? It was called home …

Tips on keeping cash flowing through your business

<b>1) Make a plan – and act on it</b><p>No matter how small your business is, it’s crucial to know when you can expect money to come in and go out. That way …