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How to Systemize Your Small Business

Take charge and do things yourself! – If there’s one common trait among entrepreneurs it’s a take-charge attitude. However, as your business grows, this can cause problems. There’s only so much that you can do on a day to day basis. Without systems in place to support this growth, you’ll end up working harder, working longer, and … Continue reading “How to Systemize Your Small Business”

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5 Ways to Add a Professional Touch to Your Home Business

As a home business owner, you’re part of a growing number of people who are stepping out on their own and starting their own companies. While you’re saving money by not renting office space and growing your business in stages, you may feel less professional than other people in your field. If you want to … Continue reading “5 Ways to Add a Professional Touch to Your Home Business”

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Does Email Marketing Work for Small Business?

The Internet has afforded small business the opportunity to connect with their customer in brand new ways. If you’ve got a website up and running for your business, congratulations! But don’t stop there! Email marketing can help you engage your customer and make a lasting impression. Whether you’re a local business, a service provider, or … Continue reading “Does Email Marketing Work for Small Business?”

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“Starbucks is Not an Office” and Other Bootstrapping Mistakes

We get it. When you first start your business, you need to save money wherever you can. Expenses seem to be raining down out of the sky. Until you’re up and running, with no guaranteed income in the future, you need to keep your budget as low as possible.. While it’s definitely a good idea … Continue reading ““Starbucks is Not an Office” and Other Bootstrapping Mistakes”

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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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