Brian Carey

Brian Carey is a business writer for Intuit who is passionate about solving small business problems.

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    Networking: Boost Sales by Making the Right Connections

    by on December 13, 2013

    “Networking is the single most powerful marketing tactic to accelerate and sustain success for any individual or organization,” asserts Adam Small, founder of the Strategic Business Network, which provides entrepreneurs with training, tools, and opportuni…

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    Lessons From the Greatest 20th-Century Ad Campaigns

    by on December 10, 2013

    In 1999, Advertising Age published a list of the top ad campaigns of the 20th century. Although these pitches may seem like ancient history, their underlying strategies can be used by modern small-business owners to mount successful campaigns today. Here are f…

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    Using Foursquare’s New Advertising Platform to Market Your Business

    by on December 2, 2013

    Foursquare recently added an advertising platform to its suite of tools available to businesses. The platform enables the more than 1.4 million companies registered with the social media site to run location-based ads. These ads are much more visible to Four…

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    6 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Evernote Business

    by on November 8, 2013

    Evernote is just a simple, note-taking app, right? It’s really nothing more than free software that makes it easier to jot down random thoughts, important or otherwise, on your computer or smartphone.

    Wrong. Evernote Business is a powerful productivity tool…

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    5 Ways to Reduce Your Business Expenses Right Now

    by on November 8, 2013

    Bolstering your business’s bottom line can be as much about cutting unnecessary expenses as increasing sales. The problem is identifying which of your current expenses are truly “unnecessary.”

    Think you’re already operating on a shoestring budget? Thi…

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    The 5 Worst Twitter Mistakes Businesses Have Ever Made

    by on October 28, 2013

    The cardinal rule of conducting business on social media is don’t embarrass your brand. It’s so easy to avoid, after all, given the ample opportunities for entrepreneurs to learn from big companies’ mistakes online.

    To help you avoid any missteps, here …

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    Growth Hacks: 4 Tips for Successful Startup Marketing

    by on October 1, 2013

    Few business disciplines are as important as marketing, particularly for startups. Put simply, you’ll need to market your products and/or services better than your competition does in order to get your company off the ground, foster growth, and become profit…

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    Why Your Business Needs More Entrepreneurs Than Just You

    by on September 27, 2013

    As a small-business owner, you understand the importance of finding and retaining qualified employees. The kind of people you hire can, quite literally, make or break your business. The ideal employee, therefore, is much more than someone who simply shows up o…

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