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How to Market Your Business With Video Livestreaming
By Adam Uzialko | July 08, 2019

Video livestreaming offers small businesses a powerful marketing tool.

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6 SurveyMonkey Alternatives for Your Small Business
By business.com editorial staff | July 05, 2019

These survey tools can help collect important information on your business from customers.

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What 'The Wizard of Oz' Can Teach Companies About CRM
By Matt D'Angelo | July 03, 2019

Tap into your sales team's knowledge and value their opinions on the tools they use.

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Want to Increase Your Email Open Rates? Write Catchy Email Subject Lines
By Chad Brooks | July 03, 2019

Learn the do's and don'ts of writing email marketing subject lines.

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Scoring Brand-Building Goals by Cultivating a Community
By Adam Uzialko | July 02, 2019

New Brunswick United Football Club is building a brand around soccer, music and community.

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10 Email Marketing Mistakes and How to Avoid Them
By Bennett Conlin | July 02, 2019

These email marketing mistakes plague small businesses.

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Presale Strategy: How to Set Up a Successful Presale
By Matt D'Angelo | June 30, 2019

Presales are a great way to get initial feedback and establish a customer base.

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Facebook's Ad Metrics Changes: What SMBs Need to Know
By Kiely Kuligowski | June 27, 2019

Facebook updated its Ad Relevance Score with three new metrics.

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Yelp for Business Owners: Yelp Business Page Upgrades
By Andrew Martins | June 26, 2019

Upgrades help small businesses highlight their unique qualities and showcase their work.

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Why Slow Website Performance Hurts Retail Websites
By Andrew Martins | June 21, 2019

If you sell online, the speed of your site is as important as what you're selling.

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Everyone Is Not Your Customer: That's OK
By Lori Fairbanks | June 14, 2019

Narrowing your focus to a niche market helps your business find better customers.

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Survey: Nearly Everyone Is Targeted by Location-Based Advertising
By Andrew Martins | May 22, 2019

Thanks to smartphones, ads are easily tailored to where we are.

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Star Treatment: Customer Service Lessons From Luxury Brands
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 29, 2019

Luxury brands are known for top-notch service. Here's what you can learn from them.

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The Cheapest Ways to Market Your Small Business
By Miranda Jade Friel | April 28, 2019

Try signing up for Google My Business and using Facebook differently.

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Small Business Guide to Sending Marketing Emails
By Kiely Kuligowski | April 03, 2019

Successful marketing email campaigns aren't easy. But if you know the steps to follow, your emails can make a difference.

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Lessons From Fyre Festival for Any Business Owner
By Katharine Paljug | April 01, 2019

The Fyre Festival disaster holds lessons in honesty, advertising and trusting business experts.

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Drunk Shopping Is a $48B Industry
By Andrew Martins | March 26, 2019

If you've ever been out for a night on the town and awakened the following morning with a strange receipt, take comfort in knowing you're not alone. A recent study by The Hustle reveals the $48...

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What Is Experiential Marketing?
By Kiely Kuligowski | March 20, 2019

The advertising world is moving away from traditional marketing and toward experiential marketing.

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Best Corporate April Fools' Day Pranks
By Joyce Walsack | March 20, 2019

In the age of viral marketing, savvy businesses are looking to April Fools' Day as a way to get free publicity and marketing.

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How to Create a Great Corporate Logo
By Adam Uzialko | March 16, 2019

Your branding has significant influence on your audience, especially when you change it. Rebranding is sometimes risky, but when it's done right, it can pay dividends.

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Writing Press Releases That Actually Get Read
By John Riddle | March 16, 2019

Writing a press release for your small business? Public relations professionals offer their tips for how to write an effective release that gets read.

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How Much Does Building a Website Cost?
By Business News Daily Editor | February 28, 2019

The amount you pay for building your website depends on what you need it to do.

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How To Sell a Product You Don't Really Love
By Business News Daily Editor | February 28, 2019

With job opportunities still scarce, some sales people will have to stick with selling for a company they don't fully embrace. Here's how to survive it.

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5 Free Logo Creation Tools
By Business News Daily Editor | February 23, 2019

Create your own logos in minutes with these free DIY logo makers.

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How to Learn Who Your Customers Are
By Business News Daily Editor | February 22, 2019

 

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Beware of Amazon Seller Scams
By Saige Driver | February 16, 2019

A lot of businesses sell products on Amazon to boost sales, but sellers are sabotaging others to get ahead.

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How to Learn from the Six Worst Telemarketing Experiences
By Bennett Conlin | February 07, 2019

Learn from these six awful telemarketing experiences to improve your business's outbound telemarketing efforts.

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First Impressions: What Good Design Can Do for Your Business
By Adryan Corcione | February 05, 2019

Whether it's your website, your logo or your marketing materials, design plays an important role in branding and promoting your small business.

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Small Business Guide to Postage Meters
By Marisa Sanfilippo | February 05, 2019

A postage meter allows you to send bulk mail to your customers. You'll never have to deal with stamps for your business again.

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6 USPS Promotions to Take Advantage of in 2019
By Matt D'Angelo | February 05, 2019

These promotions can help you cut your postage service shipping costs.