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A Small Business Guide to Instagram Stories

Instagram Stories are quick, simple and inexpensive – it’s easy to see why they are an excellent way for small businesses to engage with followers and attract new leads. Whether you already use Instagram for your marketing or not, the stats show that Instagram Stories […]

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Office Cliches: An Illustrated Guide

We’ve all encountered office speak that crops up a bit too often and doesn’t make much sense. In fact, that’s precisely what makes it so humorous. With these literal illustrations, we guarantee you’ll see these old office clichés in a brand new light. Low-hanging fruit […]

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12 Things You Should Never Say At Work

12 Things You Should Never Say At Work (and what to say instead)

Office politics can be a tricky affair. It’s easy to say the wrong thing when you’re under stress or you feel you’ve been treated unfairly. Maybe you’ve caused offense by criticizing someone in an unconstructive manner. Or perhaps it’s you who’s been criticized — and […]

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9 Ways to Make Your Customers Happy

We live in an age where pretty much anyone can start a business, but the odds of becoming victim to today’s harsh economy or living in the shadow of a rival business can be unfortunately high. While there are many advantages to selling online, it […]

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How to Keep Content Working for You

Get the Most Out of Your Content

Content marketing is important — it establishes your business as a knowledgeable player in your industry and builds your reputation as a passionate and involved member of your professional community. Still, generating top-quality content isn’t easy. Small businesses especially face a balancing act between devoting resources […]

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How to Find the Best Employees

5 Interview Questions Every Small Business Should Ask

It doesn’t matter how great your ideas and products are, your small business is only is strong as your employees. Bringing someone on board who doesn’t pull their weight is just not an option. If you have a limited payroll, every one of your workers […]

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Customer Retention Secrets Revealed

10 Ways to Make Customers Love Your Business

You may already know it costs 6 – 7 times more to acquire a new customer than to keep an old one,1 but do you know exactly how to keep those customers coming back? Below are some customer retention secrets you can put to work […]

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Cost-Effective Ways to Grow

10 Low-Cost Tips to Improve Your Business

Running your small business brings plenty of challenges, not the least of which is finding ways to grow your business without emptying your pockets. That’s why we’ve put together 10 great ideas for low-cost business improvements. 1. Focus on the Customer1 Sure, it may go […]

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How to Research Your Market

Grow Your Business with Market Research

Finding new ways to grow your small business can be a daunting task. While there are myriad sites offering foolproof methods for growth, knowing which techniques to employ can be tricky. However, one tried and tested way to learn more about your customers and the […]

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