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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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    Should You Be Using Google Hangouts for Business?

    by on September 20, 2013

    You’ve used Google Hangouts to gloat about your NFL fantasy football draft picks. But did you know that these free video chats pack some serious small-business potential?
    Whether you run a consulting firm that’s collaborating on a client project or a resta…

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    Some Days Are Better Than Others for Social Media Marketing

    by on September 19, 2013

    As a social-media-savvy small-business owner, you know that using Facebook is an effective way to connect with customers and prospects. But are you aware that Facebook users are more likely to search the site for industry-specific information on certain days o…

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    Why Social Media Isn’t Paying Off for Your Business

    by on September 17, 2013

    Ever wonder why you even bother with social media? Does it seem as if your tweets, likes, status updates, and other online missives aren’t yielding any return? Don’t blame Twitter and Facebook. Instead, check your messages to see what they’re lacking.

    S…

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    4 Tools for Monitoring Your Brand's Online Presence

    by on September 12, 2013

    As your business gains popularity, people are likely to start talking about it online more frequently — via blogs, consumer-review sites, and social media networks. But is everything they’re saying positive, or even accurate?

    In order to combat inaccuraci…

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    Twitter Survey Shows How Business Tweets Produce Tangible Results

    by on September 10, 2013

    As a small-business owner, you’re sold on using social media to engage with customers and to build brand awareness. But you aren’t sure how much potential your Twitter presence really has. What kind of tangible results can you expect from tweeting?

    Twitte…

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    How to Use Hashtags to Grow Your Business

    by on September 10, 2013

    Hashtags provide some interesting and effective ways for small-business owners to network, interact, and share information with people they’d otherwise never reach. In fact, savvy social media marketers attach hashtags to nearly all of their updates to inc…

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    6 Reasons Your Blog Stinks (and How to Fix It)

    by on September 5, 2013

    Blogging can be an effective marketing strategy, but are you doing it right? Here are six common mistakes that small-business owners make with their blogs — and how to fix them.

    1. Every post is a blatant advertisement. It’s fine to occasionally write abo…

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