Featured Blog Posts – January 2018 Archive (51)

5 Expert Tips to Enhance Your Site's Google Search Ranking

Among the most guarded secrets in online business are the factors that affect search engine rankings. Google and other search engines don’t explicitly indicate how they rank web pages in their search results because this may lead to massive malpractices in the system, resulting in useless results. However, you don’t need to figure out how these search engine rankings are determined all by yourself because many professionals who have a grasp on how search…

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Added by Jeremy Sutter on January 31, 2018 at 6:01pm — No Comments

Biggest Trends in Mobile App Development Through 2018

From android instant apps to those that make greater use of artificial intelligence and virtual reality, there's a lot that's new in the app world for 2018. One of the more exciting yet practical trends are apps that link up…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 31, 2018 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Emerging Cyber Threats Your Business Will Likely Encounter and How to Defend Yourself

Emerging Cyber Threats Your Business Will Likely Encounter and How to Defend Yourself

For the last several years, the news has been plagued with scary headlines about uncrackable ransomware, millions of clients’ data exposed, and businesses forced to close or change management due to lack of compliance or a failure to meet the bare minimum for IT security.

Most recently, UBER revealed it had experienced a data breach of 56 million…

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Added by Colton De Vos on January 31, 2018 at 2:17pm — No Comments

Six Tips and Best Practices for Building an Instagram Brand Community

Instagram is a powerful branding tool and highly effective for user engagement. So, use its strengths to your benefit! Establish a strong brand presence and build a community around it. Focus on who you'd like to engage with rather than sell to and you'll be on your way to building a strong…

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Added by Rogera C. Toussaint on January 31, 2018 at 10:57am — No Comments

6 Ways to Increase the Efficiency of Your Business

When it comes to running a successful business, there will naturally be some variables that are out of your control. You can’t decide how interested in a product or service a potential customer might be for instance. What you do have control over, however, is the efficiency of your business.…

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Added by Gary Anderson ‌ on January 31, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

Why a Successful Marketing Campaign is the Key to Startup Success

Startups bring with them a mix of enthusiasm and uncertainty about the future. A new business in a dynamic and rapidly growing field could earn tremendous sums of money. Tales of startup success stories are filled with the achievements of entrepreneurs and their…

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Added by Mikkie Mills on January 30, 2018 at 1:43pm — No Comments

7 Essential Cybersecurity Tips Every Young Startup Needs to Keep Them Safe

There are many managerial and operational tasks required to successfully grow a startup business. One of the biggest mistakes startup businesses make is neglecting to safeguard their data from cyber threats. Some studies show that 200,000…

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Added by Jeremy Sutter on January 30, 2018 at 1:13pm — No Comments

Why You Need Empathy in Your Customer Service Team

Empathy should not be confused with sympathy which is the recognition of other person’s problem, even showing concern but remain entirely unaffected from within. Empathy is connecting with others on an emotional level. …

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Added by Neha Gupta on January 30, 2018 at 5:32am — No Comments

A Data Science Twist on SWOT Analysis for Small Companies

$50 billion before 2020, can help even solopreneurs compete with industry leaders. The beauty of Big Data is that through online, scalable and affordable tools you can have the luxury of a dedicated marketing, HR or finance team.

The real question is, do you need these tools for your company? As long as you have questions like: “Which are our top performing products? Who is buying them? Which price is best for each segment? Who are our direct competitors and what are they doing…

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Added by Emilia Marius on January 30, 2018 at 5:22am — No Comments

Manage Your Finances like a Boss

Millennials are way better at managing their finances than their predecessors – this is no longer a matter of opinion, but a fact. When put against baby…

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Added by Tracey Clayton on January 30, 2018 at 4:37am — No Comments

Eight Tips for a Successful Email Marketing Campaign

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Added by Rogera C. Toussaint on January 29, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

How to Better Use Technology in Your Business or Organization

Compared to previous decades, there have been drastic changes in the corporate world of how business is managed. Only a little more than two and a half decades ago, there were no emails, no mobile marketing,…

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Added by Jeremy Sutter on January 27, 2018 at 12:25pm — No Comments

Five Tips for Creating Scannable Content

Make An Impact In Under 6 Seconds

You work hard on creating your online content, so it may be difficult to learn that the majority of people are only scanning it! Don't be discouraged; learn how to create content that will grab a reader's attention and…

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Added by Rogera C. Toussaint on January 26, 2018 at 2:43pm — No Comments

A Personal Brand? Yes, You Really Need One in 2018!

When I was a kid, and I wanted something, I had several people I could ask – my mom, dad, grandfather, or my favorite uncle. Depending on what I wanted, I figured out who to ask to get a “yes.” Without knowing it, I was engaging in…

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Added by Bob Brown on January 26, 2018 at 3:30am — No Comments

Three Strategies You Can Use To Obtain More Website Traffic

While there are many digital marketing strategies that can make a business owner's brand more successful, web design and development is particularly powerful. This is the case for many reasons, one of which is that maintaining an amazing website can empower…

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Added by Jeremy Sutter on January 25, 2018 at 5:14pm — No Comments

Benefits of Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) to Small Businesses

More than 60% of a recruiter’s time goes into finding the right candidate. It involves surfing through numerous job portals, going though heaps of CVs, talking to candidates, scheduling interviews and so on. If this process is outsourced, the time involved could be used in other more…

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Added by Siddharth Kamble on January 25, 2018 at 2:30am — No Comments

5 Funding Options for Small Businesses

Getting finances to start your small business, or to upgrade it, is a crucial piece of the puzzle...well it’s the second piece of the puzzle that you have to be looking for in the confusing stack of puzzle pieces. The first one is the idea. But the idea has to be investment-worthy. You want your idea to be a revenue-generating one. Don’t rush into gathering funds if it’s a very competitive product or a services, if the market you are targeting doesn’t need it…

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Added by Bojan Azap on January 24, 2018 at 7:14pm — No Comments

Five Delegating Tips and Best Practices

It's a good problem to have, learning to delegate, because it means your business is doing well and is expanding! When transitioning from solopreneur to team leader, however, it's hard to let go of some of the day-to-day tasks to focus on the business as a whole. 

Your company is your vision,…

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Added by Rogera C. Toussaint on January 24, 2018 at 4:08pm — No Comments

Why Should You Invest in a Business Coach?

Why Should you Invest in a Business Coach?

You don’t. That’s right, I’m a business coach saying you don’t need to invest in a coach. Here’s the deal: It is only when an entrepreneur is hungry for growth and transforming where they are now that a business coach even makes sense. What matters most is your mindset.

Any Olympic athlete knows a coach is required for high level performance and winning the…

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Added by Anna Sun Choi on January 23, 2018 at 11:30pm — No Comments

Five Key Networking Goals You Can Set For Your Small Business Today

Goals are just as important to growing your networking as they are to growing your business. Know what you want to achieve so you can stay focused and invest your resources toward your strategy.

Five Key Goals You Can Set For Your Small Business Today:

Start or Increase…

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Added by Rogera C. Toussaint on January 22, 2018 at 5:00pm — No Comments

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