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Want to Build Loyalty? Remember, Everyone Loves Free Stuff.

4 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have something very embarrassing to admit. Last Christmas we received a fruit basket from our local Japanese restaurant. It was a thank you for being one of their “best customers,” according to the card.<p>Admittedly, we must …

Freebies

10 Tips for Mastering Facebook

7 min read<p>When it comes to social media, Facebook is a behemoth. Earlier this year, the big blue social network had 1.28 billion monthly active users. That is head and shoulders above other popular sites like Twitter or Pinterest.<p>Translation: Using Facebook correctly can be a huge opportunity for …

Social Media

The Myth of the Successful One-Person Business

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>There was once a time when it was just me. I was providing computer services. I was working a lot of hours. But I wasn’t making any money at it.<p>Today, I’m making money. Why? Because I’m supervising 10 people who are providing …

Entrepreneurship

8 Questions Business Leaders Should Ask Themselves Every Day

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Leadership is not prescriptive and what works for one person may not work for another. There is one trait, however, that many successful business leaders and entrepreneurs share: They are constantly asking themselves questions …

Leadership

Three Simple Tactics to Increase Customer Loyalty

For years, my business approach was this: If you make something truly remarkable, it will sell itself. I know, it's very "Field of Dreams," but …

Why We Need Infographics (and How to Make Them Great)

<i>Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more. This post was originally published on the Shutterstock blog and has been reprinted with</i> …

Get the Most Bang for Your Marketing Buck: 3 Ways

Marketing dollars are a terrible thing to waste. Here are three powerful tips for getting the most from what you spend.<p>For many companies, marketing seems like the department of magic. CEOs understand the concept of sales, and there is little confusion about operations or finance. But marketing …

Marketing

3 Ways to Build and Maintain Trust in Your Email Marketing

What's your definition of spam email? You better take a good, long look at how you define it or be prepared to lose customers.<p>Email spam has a specific legal definition, but the best marketers know that simply passing the legal test isn’t close to enough. In the eyes of consumers, the definition of …

Marketing

5 Ways Marketing Can Turbocharge Sales

How marketing and sales can collaborate to maximize sales.<p>Sellers who win sell radically differently than sellers who come in second place. That’s according to What Sales Winners Do Differently, a new research report from RAIN Group, a sales training and consulting firm. In its research, RAIN Group …