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Reaching your audience with video content

In 1996, Bill Gates published a frequently cited essay, “Content is King.” In it, he argues that as the world enters into the digital age, content creators are going to be the only ones who stay relevant. Twenty years have passed, and we now know he couldn’t have been more right.  It’s time you take his advice.

So, what content is currently trending? Just pick up your local paper and check out the ad inserts for all the coolest, latest products. You will quickly…

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Added by Michael Jonsson on February 8, 2016 at 3:29pm — No Comments

Why should your company be using Instagram?

Nowadays, companies live or die based upon their online visibility. Success has a lot less to do with the city you're in, and a lot more to do with the websites you're on.…

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Added by Rachel Craig on February 1, 2016 at 10:30am — No Comments

Four Big Headaches Facing Small Businesses in 2016

Get your Tylenol ready because small business owners are going to have a few big headaches this year.

According to the 2016 State of Small Business Report, a national survey of 1,100 small business owners and executives, these big headaches are tied to a few big challenges – hiring new employees, increasing profit, employee healthcare and growing revenue.

Yes, these challenges can be a huge pain (in…

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Added by Brian Sutter on January 29, 2016 at 12:47pm — No Comments

The Benefits of Part-Time Online Learning

There are many people who wish to study but are not able to do so. This is either because they are unable to finance their degree expense or have professional commitments. This is how many people fail to gain any sort of formal qualifications. A great way to counter this is to study part-time. The…

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Added by Kamy Anderson on January 27, 2016 at 6:51am — No Comments

Establishing a Brand in the Cyberspace

Digital age completely changed marketing. It enabled entrepreneurs to target and reach their audience much easier, which led to increased conversion rates and higher sales. Yet, building a brand name still requires a lot of work and dedication. In this article we describe some of the essential practices for building a powerful online brand.…

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Added by Marcus Jensen on January 22, 2016 at 6:25am — No Comments

How to find the best way to manage multiple offices

Nowadays the global economy shifts and everything is moving so fast. And so your business need to do. To adapt fast, to work on real time, to make quick delivers, quick response. And for that you need to see the big picture, to have all the date, easy to access from every single point on Earth.

Many companies are downsizing, rightsizing, capsizing, merging and acquiring. What results is the creation of multiple work places for the business.

This is Qubicor. With Qubicor you can…

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Added by Qubicor on January 12, 2016 at 6:40pm — No Comments

Are Business Strategy Simulations Effective Training Tools For Managers?

Business simulations are designed to train and educate business managers to better run their companies. They are also used to analyze markets, businesses, products, and marketing strategies.

The objectives of strategy simulations vary widely depending on the business and the purpose of the training. They can include exercises and methods aimed at training and improving decision making and strategic thinking of managers. These simulations aim…

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Added by Robin Kan on January 12, 2016 at 7:54am — No Comments

Best website hosting option for small businesses and entrepreneurs

Small businesses and entrepreneurs are always seeking ways to increase profits, grow their businesses and reduce costs. This has seen small businesses and entrepreneurs increasingly leverage technology to achieve these goals and many more. To increase profits and growth, technology is applied in areas like online marketing, ecommerce, websites and many other.

In an effort to reduce costs, entrepreneurs, business owners and managers are leveraging IT solutions such as enterprise…

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Added by Goky Brkic on January 4, 2016 at 3:40am — No Comments

The State of Unified Communications in the Enterprise

Time, talent, and customers are three essentials that relate to every business. They also represent three challenges that many organizations can address successfully with unified communications.

XO Communications has created an infographic that describes the state of unified communications in the enterprise. (See below)…

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Added by Sheldon Smith on December 17, 2015 at 12:46pm — 1 Comment

Using WordPress Beyond Blogging

Regardless of what you do for a living, building strong online presence is a definite must. Even though this will make you known to a lot of people, their impression of you can go both ways. Your website, will be the face of your business and for this reason, it needs to be presentable. There are various systems that can be used to utilize these effects but none of them is so efficient and user friendly as WordPress is. Here are some of the greatest advantages of using…

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Added by Marcus Jensen on December 20, 2015 at 5:02pm — No Comments

5 Keys To Achieve Internet Marketing Success

Internet Marketing, which is also referred to as online marketing, internet advertising, or online advertising, is a type of marketing that uses the internet to promote messages on businesses and services to consumers. Most of us are familiar with internet marketing even if we don’t know it: mobile advertising, web banner advertising, and the pop up ads we see on the internet everyday are all examples of internet marketing.



If you have a product or service that you would like to…

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Added by Robin Kan on December 13, 2015 at 9:37am — No Comments

Top 4 Reasons the Bank Declined Your Loan and What to do About it!

Most of the potential customers I speak with have become a bit fatigued. Hours of preparing financial statements and projections, writing out a business plan, and filling out applications have them worn out. Especially since they can't find a lender willing to back their venture. They're about to give up, forgoing growth opportunities to spare themselves further frustration and dejection.

I've found one of the primary reasons for this is that most business owners are not aware that…

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Added by Brian Dineen on December 8, 2015 at 9:59am — No Comments

How to Spot a Fake Network Marketing Opportunity

All the economic turmoil we have witnessed over the course of the last few years introduced a lot of uncertainties into people’s lives. The increased need for alternative career options, and additional income flows lead to the real explosion of various network marketing options. Today, 15.8 million US citizens are working from their homes full-time, while 50% of American homes are, in some…

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Added by Norah Martin on December 4, 2015 at 2:50am — No Comments

The Best Financial Apps on the Market

We’ve all been there, it’s the middle of the month and we find we only have £50 left in the bank. Why is there too much month at the end of your money? Maybe if you hadn’t bought lunch the other day you could have got that taxi home instead of walking for 40 minutes in the rain!

Most people feel comfortable and…

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Added by Chloe Hashemi on November 26, 2015 at 6:09am — No Comments

Manage the Surge In Unstructured Data

Business everywhere are having to deal with more and more data every year. By 2020, most businesses will have to be able to manage about 50 times more data than they are managing currently. 

XO Communications has created a infographic that describes this surge in unstructured data. Please check it out below.…

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Added by Sheldon Smith on November 23, 2015 at 11:39am — No Comments

Essential Considerations When Designing Your Next Website

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A website is not a physical object, but it should be brought into the world like one. A website should be prototyped, developed, tested, and tested again. A website is so much more than just an arrangement of element on a page. Great amounts of thought go into…

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Added by Rebecca D'Souza on November 23, 2015 at 8:05am — 1 Comment

The Most Overlooked Lead Generation Resource

Most companies have access to a drastically underused resource that makes lead generation significantly easier.

Marketers miss it. Executives overlook it.

What is it?

Your sales team.

You could probably be learning much more from your sales team about lead generation than you realize. Marketers tend to work in a silo that’s separated from sales. We fail to formally agree on a definition of…

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Added by Todd Storch on November 18, 2015 at 2:36pm — No Comments

4 Tips for Diving into the Freelance Marketing World

As a freelancer, your time is often divided between seeking out new clients, maintaining current clients, and then, occasionally, actually doing the work. The good news is that you can combine the first two activities with surprisingly little effort. Here are some ways to dip your toes in marketing your designs through existing clients.

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Added by Taylor Tomita on November 19, 2015 at 10:30am — No Comments

Jamie Playford Outlines the "Do’s and Don’ts of Succession Planning"

Throughout my time as a business advisor, I have noticed the value of recognising trends among the businesses we form partnerships with. Establishing these trends can help in all areas of our business, and among other benefits, we can use this experience to support companies who may be having issues of a similar kind.…

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Added by Jamie Playford on January 5, 2016 at 4:38am — No Comments

7 Reasons Why Social Media Tracking Can Improve Your Customer service

Social media is probably the biggest revolution in industrial since the industrial revolution. Never before has it been so easy to connect with such a wide range of people at the click of a button! It is now possible to communicate instantly with customers and potential customers anywhere in the world.



The development of social media has also opened up many new possibilities in respect of marketing and product testing. The traditional methods of TV, radio, billboards and even…

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Added by Robin Kan on November 2, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

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