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5 Features Your Small Business Website Needs

December 30, 2016

Here, you can learn what makes a business website more visible.

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​Avoid buyer’s remorse on your next new hire

December 30, 2016

In this blog, the author shares how to hire the right people for not having regrets later.

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7 Essential Skill Sets for Business Success

December 29, 2016

Everything is changing at such a dizzying pace that it is hard to keep up.  Whether you are an entrepreneur running an existing business or starting a business,  know that the pace of change has accelerated.  Although we have always had to deal with change, its magnitude, speed and depth is unlike anything we have had to fact heretofore.  All indications are this change proposition will continue to accelerate in the years ahead.  Anticipating and adapting to these changes faster than your competitors will help ensure your success.

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How to Really get Known as an Expert in Your Field: Write for LinkedIn

December 29, 2016,

One of the benefits of social media and content marketing is getting known as an expert in your field or industry. LinkedIn is the number 1 social network for professionals. You can write for LinkedIn! 

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Entrepreneurs & Small Business Owners: Can you Think like a CEO?

December 29, 2016

What essential skill separates the small business owner from the Fortune 500 CEO?  It is the ability to make big plans with confidence. When making big plans such as: acquiring a distressed competitor, hiring managers, or buying an expensive piece of equipment, knowing the answer to the following three questions will separate you from the rest of the field.

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Realistic Goals in Social Media

December 29, 2016,

This is one of the solid, classic books on social media, “A World Gone Social” by Ted Coiné and Mark Babbitt. I highly recommend it for those of you who are still trying to figure out this newfangled marketing and those of you who are used to the old-fashioned or as the authors put it, “Industrial-Age” marketing.

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Don’t get stuck in the Past: 4 tips to Modernize your Website

December 29, 2016

In this age of ever-evolving content, your website needs to stay with the curve. Nobody wants to be the person with the website that looks like it was made in 2004. You don’t need to reinvent the wheel, but you should definitely be aware of newer trends and how they drive more traffic to your site.

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3 Keys to Ensuring that You’re Learning From the Right Expert

December 29, 2016

Your small business isn’t immune to the shifting tides of technology and the need for continuous improvement. To stay competitive in your industry, you must continue to learn and apply newfound knowledge to your business and to your life. I’ve spent decades relying on subject matter experts to help me develop courses because they have accurate in-depth knowledge in one or two specific areas.

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Grammar Check: Proper Use of Commas

December 29, 2016

Almost everyone knows that all sentences need to end in punctuation. It’s the punctuation within the sentences that causes confusion. The comma is the most used (and misused) punctuation. Here’s a brief summary of the most common uses of the comma.

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Greater Phoenix SCORE Loves Helping Veterans

December 29, 2016

Veterans we’ve spoken with have said that returning from service can be confusing and sometimes, traumatic.  Even though veterans have maturity and, in general, have excellent skill sets, the challenge of returning to civilian work, and, in some cases looking for a new career path, needs assistance from all who can offer it.  Greater Phoenix SCORE has been and continues to be part of the Boots to Business program run by the SBA at various military installations in the Phoenix area.

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Avoiding Email Bouncebacks

December 29, 2016

Get the most out of your email marketing campaigns by heeding email best practices. The statistics don’t lie: Email marketing continues to yield strong returns for small businesses.

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