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3 SEO Tips For New SEO Solopreneurs

Ever wonder why search engine optimization (SEO) is so important? Take a look at the following statistics found on this post on Search Engine Journal:<p>…

Small Business

E-book focused tablet Teclast X89 Kindow shows up

Once in the blue moon even the conservative chinese tablet makers step out of their usual comfort zone and produce something bold and uncommon. Thats …

5 Strategies to Empower Your Digital Marketing Campaign

Though direct mail is bound to reach 70-80% of potential borrowers and ensure up to 28% better results, digital marketing may be the way to go considering how lead generation costs can be quite high in many sectors.<p>Though direct mail is bound to reach 70-80% of potential borrowers and ensure up to …

Marketing

Understanding the Importance of E-mail Subject Lines [Infographic]

Email subject lines are the bedrock of your email marketing campaign. Invesp has released an interesting email subject line stats infographic that …

From the Tank to the Bank: 5 Small Business Trends You Need to Know Right Now

I recently had the opportunity to interview Daymond John, from the hit television show, Shark Tank and Keri Gohman, Head of Small Business Banking at Capital One about business trends for 2016. There are several opportunities that stand out this year for entrepreneurs to capitalize and grow their …

5 steps for improving your startup’s cash flow

Without a proper system to manage your cash flow, growing and sustaining your business will become a problem

The land of no men: Inside Kenya’s women-only village

IN UMOJA VILLAGE, THERE’S NO MEN ALLOWED. For the last 25 years, Sambura women from northern Kenya have moved here to escape the abuses of their …

5 Steps to Build a Productive and Tight-Knit Remote Team

It is no secret: over the last decade the “geography of the workplace” has shifted dramatically. Since 2005, remote working has increased a …

Remote Working

A New Operating System For Small Businesses

There have always been inherent tensions for creative individuals to start businesses around their work. Whether writers, artists, stylists, or craftspeople, making a living from your own creativity often meant having to manage all the aspects of a business that had nothing to do with the work …

What apps next? Publishers and developers embrace 'unprintable' fiction

Developers and authors explain how they are experimenting with technology to publish ‘unprintable’ books – including a love story told through Google street view and a prison break with swappable recipes<p>Publisher Anna Gerber isn’t trying to kill off the printed book – she’d just like you to spend a …

Angry Birds

6 Ways Good Documentation Can Save Your Small Business Money

If you're like most small business owners, you spend a lot of your time researching ways to save money. After all, running a business can quickly break the bank. There are office supplies to buy, employees to pay, and software to purchase and install, among many other things.<p><b>Saving Money with</b> …

Managing A Virtual Workforce: 4 Tech Tips For Small Businesses

A virtual workforce consisting of freelancers or permanent employees located anywhere can help small businesses cut costs and react more nimbly.<p>Regular working from home, among the non-self-employed population, has grown by 103 percent since 2005 and 6.5 percent in 2014, according to the Global …

Marketing Is Simply One Long Story

Every brand has a story worth sharing.<p>Think about the last time you were moved by a commercial. Or, to the brave ones, think about the last commercial you teared up at. For most of us, we can instantly bring a particular moment back to our minds. Whether it's about a Thai Truemove …

Marketing

10 Free Marketing Tools For Small Business

Buying software is easy when you’re a big company – you can make providers fight for your contract. They tailor services to your needs, cut prices …

10 money mistakes rich people never make

I hear people giving financial advice all the time. Most of them aren't rich.<p>Those who are rich would disagree with what many charlatans preach. The other day, I came across an article proclaiming, "Skip your lunch, don't buy expensive coffee, cut your hair less often." This is a horrendous way to …

Black Hole's Rejected Snack Becomes Science Goldmine

Remember that mysterious cloud of gas that was supposed to be on a collision course with the supermassive black hole in the center of our galaxy? …

Black Holes

12 Foods That Will Give You Way More Energy

Recharge your body's batteries with these powerhouse options.<p>The types and the amount of food you eat play an important role in your daily energy levels. In fact, did you know that foods high in fat and calories can leave you feeling fatigued, since they require more energy to digest? To stay alert …

Podcasts Every Writer Should Subscribe to Right Now

With the exception of the news, I consume podcasts more than I consume any other media. I love the intimacy, the on-demandness, and the way podcasts …

Small business does not = mediocrity. – betsyalice13 – Medium

Small business does not = mediocrity. Thanks for the post. I’ve been looking for clarity on the start up v. small business question. This article is …

Small Business

Establishing A Small Business Marketing Budget

One of the great small business marketing enigmas is setting a marketing budget. Many small business owners aren’t sure how to set a marketing …

Ten graphic novels to remember from a rich year for comics

The sheer variety in 2015 made it difficult to pick just ten.<p>The year 2015 has been an incredible year for graphic novels. There was so much …

Did You Just Get a New Tablet, eReader, or Smartphone? Download Thousands of Free Audiobooks, eBooks, and Comic Books | The Digital Reader

Judging by the spike in traffic today, many people have gotten a new mobile device and are looking for content to fill it with.<p>Whether you got a …

Audiobooks

Content Marketing: Results Not Typical

You’ve probably seen them, the dreaded content marketing how-to.<p>To be clear this isn’t a critique on content marketing. It’s a part of what I do, but …

9 affordable video marketing strategies for startups in 2016

Launching a startup is a great feeling. You get an idea and then you rear it like your own baby and nurture it into reality through hard work and …

Social Media

Small Business Sales Process: How to Get Started - Small Business Trends

Having an organized sales process is key to building a sustainable small business. A sales process is an organized system to create an offer that …

10 Marketing Tactics to Plan for in 2016

I reached out to a few key influencers in marketing to learn more about what they're preparing for in the new year and here's what they had to say.<p>With so many articles, guides, and research findings from companies about upcoming trends and best practices, it can be challenging for marketing …

Marketing

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Get the Scoop: Here's the Truth About Those 80% Off Sales<p>Now that we have your attention, are you ready to find out why you shouldn't believe those …