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Deal or No Deal: Are Coupons Good for Business?
By Business News Daily Editor | January 23, 2019

 

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Black Hat Online Reputation Management Tactics to Avoid
By Adam Uzialko | January 17, 2019

Online reputation management can be a useful tool for small businesses to promote a positive image online. However, certain tactics can cause more problems than they solve.

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Entrepreneur's Guide to Building Better Media Relationships
By Sammi Caramela | January 17, 2019

Building positive media relationships is one of the most important tasks of entrepreneurship. Here's how to do it.

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7 E-Commerce Trends to Watch in 2019
By Sammi Caramela | January 11, 2019

Here are seven e-commerce trends to consider in 2019.

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Rebranding? 5 Essential Marketing Tips to Ensure Success
By Adam Uzialko | January 10, 2019

Branding is about establishing a lasting connection with your customers, so how should you go about marketing after a rebranding effort?

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How to Start Selling on Amazon
By Matt D'Angelo | January 08, 2019

Getting started on Amazon isn't difficult, but it's important to review the fees, Fulfillment by Amazon costs and the category you want to list your product in.

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More Than 50 Percent of Record-Setting Amazon Holiday Sales Made by SMBs
By Anna Attkisson | December 29, 2018

Small to medium-size businesses on Amazon had their best holiday season ever in 2018.

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Customer Retention Strategies for Small Businesses
By Katharine Paljug | December 20, 2018

Don't just chase new customers. Focusing on your existing customers is paramount to any small business.

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Selling: The Skill Everyone Needs
By Katharine Paljug | December 19, 2018

Getting better at selling means speaking the other person's language, focusing on benefits instead of features and not pushing for a sale.

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Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer Explains How to Fix a Failing Business
By Adam Uzialko | December 11, 2018

When a business is failing, it can be difficult to turn it around. Bar Rescue's Jon Taffer explains what holds businesses back and how failing companies can recover.

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How Small Businesses Must Adapt to the Amazon Effect
By Matt D'Angelo | November 21, 2018

The Amazon effect is real, but small businesses can adapt to survive. It's time to start selling your products online.

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How to Prepare for a Presentation, Even if You're Nervous
By Mona Bushnell | November 15, 2018

Terrified of public speaking? We've got you covered. These tips will help you prepare for your first presentation and calm your nerves.

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Have a Seasonal Business? 4 Tips for Year-Round Profitability
By Saige Driver | November 13, 2018

Seasonal businesses may have a tough time making ends meet during the offseason. Here's how seasonal businesses can stay profitable all year long.

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Tips and Tricks for Planning and Delivering Your Business Presentation
By Sammi Caramela | November 01, 2018

Here are tips to help business owners and professionals better plan and deliver their presentations.

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What Are Loss Leaders? Should Your Online Business Offer Them?
By Mona Bushnell | October 24, 2018

Small business owners share their strategies for offering online loss leaders.

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Bin There Dump That Believes Customer Service Is Key to Success
By Bennett Conlin | October 23, 2018

A San Antonio business uses exceptional customer service to stand out from competitors.

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7 Best Podcasts for Salesforce Fanatics
By Mona Bushnell | October 23, 2018

If you can't get enough of Salesforce updates, CRM admin tips, and general sales and marketing chatter, check out these awesome Salesforce-related podcasts.

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Trade Show Displays: A Buyer's Guide
By Adryan Corcione | October 15, 2018

Thinking about purchasing a trade show display? Here's what you need to know.

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3 Tips on Raising Prices Without Losing Customers
By Sammi Caramela | October 11, 2018

Follow these three tips to retain customers while still raising prices.

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What's Really Working in Sales Today
By Marisa Sanfilippo | September 19, 2018

Most salespeople follow their gut instinct to guide what they should do to close a sale. However, thanks to recent data, we now know the strategies successful sales reps use.

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Google Ads Secrets: What Works for Small Business
By Matt D'Angelo | September 18, 2018

There are several strategies you can implement with Google Ads to drive sales for your business.

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6 Effective Ways to Connect With Your Customers
By Sammi Caramela | September 07, 2018

Brands can learn a lot by listening to their customers. Here are six effective ways to connect and build lasting relationships with them.

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3 Reasons Your Company Could Benefit From a Brand Ambassador Program
By Andreas Rivera | August 24, 2018

Learn how to work with influencers who are enthusiastic about your company and will spread the word to their audience.

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How to Make Your First Trade Show a Success
By Bennett Conlin | July 27, 2018

By focusing on building relationships rather than making sales, you'll gain more customers at trade shows.

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Video Marketing on Social Media: A Small Business Guide
By Saige Driver | July 25, 2018

Social media makes video marketing accessible – and affordable – for every business.

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PR Do's and Don'ts: A Journalist's Perspective
By Sammi Caramela | July 12, 2018

Whether you're a public relations professional or just an entrepreneur taking a DIY approach to PR, follow these tips to avoid being ignored by the press.

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The Small Business Guide to Sustainability Certifications
By Carlyann Edwards | July 06, 2018

With so many sustainability certifications out there, it's important to know which ones are worth pursuing.

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8 Tools for Creating Compelling Infographics
By Saige Driver | June 29, 2018

Elevate your graphic design game with these eight tools that let you easily create interesting and engaging visuals.

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5 Ways Customer Service Has Changed (And How to Adapt)
By Nicole Fallon | May 17, 2018

Customer service has changed a lot in recent years, and it's about to change even more. Experts share upcoming trends in customer care.

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Building Brand Identity: Why It Matters and How to Do It
By Katharine Paljug | May 04, 2018

Brand identity is often confused with the "branding" choices that make up your visual marketing. But it encompasses much more than that.