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Social Media Marketing for Small Business: 10 Ways to Increase Your Market Reach

Looking for fresh ideas to make sure your social media voice brings in new customers and reaches more people? Focus on these rules to build your company’s social personality through simple techniques designed for social media marketing for small business.  

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on January 17, 2017 at 3:15pm — 1 Comment

15 Tips on How to Stay Focused and Productive When Working at Home

Starting and maintaining a virtual office from home is highly attractive to new business owners. The Digital Age allows entrepreneurs to build their startup company with just a website and a dream; requiring little to no capital to get started. However, having the discipline to stay productive while at home can be challenging.   

Some small business owners that…

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on January 4, 2017 at 1:17pm — No Comments

The Ultimate 2017 New Year’s Resolution for Small Business Owners Broken Down Into 15 Steps

According to Statistics Brain, only 8% of Americans that make a New Year’s resolution, achieve their resolution. Even though that’s a disheartening statistic, we want to help you be successful in keeping your business goals this year.

As such, we bring you the ultimate 2017 New Year’s resolution for small…

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on December 19, 2016 at 3:02pm — No Comments

How to Start a Virtual Office Business from Scratch

We’re quickly approaching 2017 and you’ve finally decided to turn your dream of opening your own business into a reality. You’ve realized that you can build your startup with little to no capital if you keep your overhead costs low. The practical and affordable virtual office business model seems very attractive to you and you’re ready to push forward.  

In this special article, we give you a basic understanding of …

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on December 5, 2016 at 3:04pm — 1 Comment

#CheatSheet for Business Owners: 10 Tasks to Give Your Answering Service

Are you shopping around for the best answering service to bulk up your business’s customer service? If you’re wanting a quick and straight-to-the-point resource to learn more about the available answering services for small business owners, read on. …

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on November 23, 2016 at 3:43pm — No Comments

Small Ways to Improve Productivity at Work

It’s almost 3pm and your to-do list is still a mile long. Where did the time go? If you often find yourself in this situation at work, it may be time to change your routine and find some creative ways to improve your work productivity.

Effective productivity involves creatively managing your tasks at hand and improving your approach to the workweek. There are…

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on November 18, 2016 at 2:53pm — No Comments

10 Ways a Professional Can Benefit from Hiring a Human Wake-Up Call Service

“Should I hire a Wake-Up Call Service?” It’s a legitimate question found on many professional business forums. At first glance, hiring a live person to wake you up might seem more like a luxury than a necessity. If you dive a little deeper and review all…

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on November 18, 2016 at 2:51pm — No Comments

Unique Tips on How to Dress for Success in Any Business

In this special article, we walk you through a crash course of unique tips on how to dress for success in any business. We wanted to focus on lessor known professional styling advice and are hopeful that you’ll learn something new to bring to your business wardrobe.

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on November 1, 2016 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

5 Ways to Conduct Successful and Effective Meetings

Do you think all of your business meetings are as successful as you’d hope them to be? Inc. Magazine recently shared a stunning statistic that may burst your bubble, “Today's office professionals not only hate meetings—46% think at least some o

f the meetings they attend are a waste of time.”

When a meeting is not properly scheduled and planned, you could be just wasting your…

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on October 31, 2016 at 2:00pm — 2 Comments

Quick, are these 7 morale killers ruining your office environment?

At one point in your career, chances are, you’ve had to endure a horrible office environment; we’ve all been there. Where every day feels like it’s the worst day and you dread waking up and heading into work. The entire day goes by in super slow speed and you may have found yourself intensely staring at the clock, waiting for 5 o’clock to deliver your…

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Added by Courteous Answering Service on October 28, 2016 at 1:56pm — No Comments

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