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CMOs in the know: Our top 10 Marketing Strategies columns of 2017

As we head into the new year, it’s a good time to look back at the marketing trends and tactics that shaped 2017. After all, knowing what worked and …

Marketing

101 Inspirational Quotes to Inspire You in 2018 | Inc.com

I don't know about you, but I'm ready for 2018. With a new year, we are presented with an opportunity to make a success plan which will help us achieve the goals we have set for ourselves. A new year gives us a chance to renew our commitment to our business and to working hard at being our best …

Motivation

Two-Person Instagram Live Video: What Marketers Need to Know

Want to go live with a guest on Instagram? Wondering how to use two-person live videos on Instagram? In this article, you’ll discover how to bring a …

Marketing

One Thing Coca-Cola, Geico and Under Armour Are Doing That Every Company Should Do Today

Copy these highly successful content marketing strategies to build your billion-dollar brand.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Billion-dollar brands inspire us; they give us the proof that "the sky isn't the limit." They raise the bar and help move us to bigger levels of …

Marketing

How to Build A Massive Email List From Scratch

If you want to grow the traffic to your business, if you want to grow your business, you need to be constantly growing your email marketing list.<p>The …

Marketing

4 Reasons Your Small Business Should Archive Text Messages (Infographic)

It may be tempting to delete all the text messages you’ve received in bulk to free up some space on your mobile device. But as a small business …

Archives

8 Ways to Get More Engagement on Instagram

Did you know, for example, that images of human faces encourage more social connections with your users?<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Instagram has caught the eye of marketers everywhere. It's relatively new, at least compared to old standbys like LinkedIn and …

Marketing

What You Can Learn From Millennial Employees about Work Life Balance

Is it Time to Adopt the Millennials Work Life Balance Approach?<p>We have found that of all the generations mixed in the employment pool for 2017, the …

Tai Chi May Help Prevent Falls

Practicing tai chi helps older people improve their balance and avoid falls, a review of studies has found.<p>Tai chi is a form of Chinese martial arts now practiced as exercise. It involves a specific program of graceful movements, accompanied by deep breathing and mental focus, that slowly move the …

Tai Chi

Science Has Discovered a Dead Simple Formula for Producing Interesting Content | Inc.com

What made everyone go wild for 'the dress' that looked two different colors last year? Why do so many people love Carpool Karaoke? And why do some stories like this crazy popular gem about those annoying drivers who wait to the last second to merge from my Inc.com colleague Minda Zetlin end up …

Fun-Da-Mental

9 Habits of Millionaires Any Entrepreneur Can Adopt (INFOGRAPHIC)

Want to be a millionaire? Who doesn’t, right?<p>Well, if you believe in emulating those who are successful, this infographic that explores the habits of …

10 Things Your Small Business Can Learn About Marketing from Apple (INFOGRAPHIC)

Building a universally loved brand without engaging in price wars against competitors is not easy. But one brand that has achieved this seemingly …

27 Free/Inexpensive Proven Ideas to Create Brand Awareness

Brand Awareness has two goals. The first is moving the knowledge of your product or service from the unknown or unconscious mind to the conscious …

This app will do all the SEO heavy-lifting for you

Heads up: All products featured here are selected by Mashable's commerce team and meet our rigorous standards for awesomeness. If you buy something, …

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This Is Why Facebook Engagement Is Falling for Brands and Publishers | Inc.com

If you aren't using Facebook right, your unicorn has likely begun to look more like an everyday donkey based on the statistics above.<p>That's right; the rainbow is fading.<p>How much so?<p>Well, Steve Rayson, the mind behind BuzzSumo, analyzed over 880 million Facebook posts that were added by brands and …

7 Ways An Answering Service Puts Money Back Into Your Pocket - Small Business Trends

Answering services get dismissed by business owners due to the initial cost. Yet, partnering with one is an investment that will pay for itself …

Lights, Camera, Action! “SEO: The Movie” Coming Soon to the Small Screen

Movies about business dealings can be a great source of inspiration for business owners. Now there is a new movie about SEO coming to the small …

Small Business

One in 10 LinkedIn Profiles is a Complete Lie, Study Finds - Small Business Trends

Looking to fill a job vacancy on LinkedIn (NYSE:LNKD)?<p>Maybe you want to grow your business network on the professional social networking …

Small Business

New GoToMeeting Feature Lets Salesforce Users Meet Clients Face to Face - Small Business Trends

LogMeIn (NASDAQ:LOGM) has announced what the company calls “a new and improved” GoToMeeting integration with Salesforce (NYSE:CRM), which is …

Small Business

How My Three Dogs Taught Me To Use Social Media

None of my dogs know how to type. So far as I can tell, none of them use the Internet while I am sleeping. But they have mastered several skills that would benefit you greatly on social media if you also embrace them.<p>For the record, I have three 70-pound rescue dogs. Dex, the black one, is 14 and …

Pets

Does Your Content Pass The Strawberry Test?

Whether you are building your personal brand as a corporate team member or a solo-preneur, content marketing is the most powerful way to demonstrate your brand while delivering value to your stakeholders. The goal of content marketing is to get your audience to engage with your material. It makes …

Marketing

How to Be a Better SEO

This article addresses shaky SEO strategies that are promoted as important but are outdated. But more importantly, this article will show how some …

Need Leads? Use These 25 Content Ideas to Help Your Ideal Customer Achieve Their Goals

Does your business need more leads and sales? Do you feel as if you are winding down into a deep, dark black hole of content creation with little to …

Marketing

3 Steps to Creating a Social Media Contest That Drives Sales

Since 2012, I’ve been on the marketing team for a software company which creates contest templates and runs fully-managed campaigns for businesses …

Marketing

7 Ways CEOs Should Engage on Social Media

How to use social media to promote your brand without risking your company's reputation<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>It’s important for businesses to stay engaged on their social media accounts so they can respond quickly to negative feedback and keep customers …

Public Relations

Here’s How to Build a Wildly Engaged Following - Small Business Trends

Why is it so hard to get people interested in what you’re doing? Seriously. So many other companies and bloggers make it look so easy.<p>But it’s not. …

3 Ridiculously Easy Hacks to Get People to Sign Up to Your Email List

Just as you have signed up for many, many email lists, lots of people will signup for yours if you market it right.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Have you ever changed the oil in your car?<p>It’s a pretty basic skill that surprisingly few people actually know how to do. …

Marketing

How marketers can conquer local SEO efforts

Understanding the ever-changing search engine optimization landscape is one of the biggest challenging marketers face.<p>It can get more complicated at …

21 Ways To Reinvent Your Marketing Strategies

Your marketing plan should be perceived as a map that will help you accomplish your business goals.<p>Marketing evolves constantly. Therefore, to have a …

How to Capitalize on Instagram as a Small Business

Since it was first introduced five years ago, Instagram has overtaken Twitter to become the social media’s rising star for businesses. The platforms …