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Marketing Your Business With Video: YouTube or Vipe?

Video marketing is increasingly difficult to ignore these days, and with the results seen by many small business owners, you don’t want to ignore it! Video is one of the best ways to gain attention, engage your market and make an impact online. Using video to market your small business is a smart move for … Continue reading “Marketing Your Business With Video: YouTube or Vipe?”

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How to Use LinkedIn to Maximize Your Market Presence Part 3 – Join the Discussion

If you’ve been following our LinkedIn series, you now have a profile up and running and some contacts to boot. What now? The vast majority of LinkedIn users aren’t really sure what to do with their profile or with the site after this point. Joining groups for networking is a good start, but there are … Continue reading “How to Use LinkedIn to Maximize Your Market Presence Part 3 – Join the Discussion”

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How to Use LinkedIn to Maximize Your Market Presence Part 4 – Build Your Brand

Over the last three parts of this LinkedIn course you’ve learned how to set up your profile correctly, connect to others, and be of service in your target market’s groups. There are several other ways you can boost your brand throughout the site and become the “go to” source for your industry. Schedule the following LinkedIn activities into your … Continue reading “How to Use LinkedIn to Maximize Your Market Presence Part 4 – Build Your Brand”

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How to Use LinkedIn To Maximize Your Market Presence Part 2 – Expand Your Network

In the last part of this series, we worked on getting your profile in tip top shape so you can go out and mingle with others. Think about it like getting dressed for a job interview. You wouldn’t want to go out for an interview in a t-shirt and ripped jeans. Once your profile is … Continue reading “How to Use LinkedIn To Maximize Your Market Presence Part 2 – Expand Your Network”

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Despite being a rapidly developing social network, many small business owners are intimidated or confused by LinkedIn. If you’ve heard that you should be using LinkedIn to promote your business but aren’t sure how to go about doing that, our four part series will guide you through the basics so you can leverage this resource … Continue reading “linkedin-for-small-business-part-1”

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7 Steps to Starting a Professional Business for $1000

Think it can’t be done? Think again! With a few creative solutions and the right resources, you can get your professional business up and running for just under four figures. Even if you don’t follow all of these suggestions to a “T”, looking at these resources can help you save a great deal of money … Continue reading “7 Steps to Starting a Professional Business for $1000”

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5 Reasons Why You Need to Participate in Your Local Chamber of Commerce

When you own your own business, you can never discount the value of networking with others. Your business will grow by leaps and bounds when you connect with others in your field and in your local area. A lot of attention has been paid in recent years to networking online, but you shouldn’t limit your … Continue reading “5 Reasons Why You Need to Participate in Your Local Chamber of Commerce”

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Small Business Marketing: How to Reduce the Feast and Famine Cycle

Small business owners know that there are ups and downs to running a business. There are times where sales seem to be coming in hand over fist, and there are times where you might be scraping by. While the low overhead of virtual office makes it easier to handle the slow times, it is a concern for … Continue reading “Small Business Marketing: How to Reduce the Feast and Famine Cycle”

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Growth In Virtual Office Shifts To Enterprise

January 31, 2011 (Palo Alto, CA) – Hoteling and Alternative Workplace Solutions were the buzzwords of the last decade in the corporate workplace. They may soon be replaced by Virtual Office and On-demand Workplaces. Large corporations started to drift away from standard office settings in the 90’s when large firms like Accenture, Sun Microsystems, or Cisco Systems pioneered … Continue reading “Growth In Virtual Office Shifts To Enterprise”

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