Marketing and growth

Maximizing your dollar: A guide to picking the right conferences for your business

A valuable conference experience doesn’t just happen—it takes research, planning and execution. You work hard for your money, and even harder for your time away from the office, and choosing the right (or wrong) conference could have a big impact on your business. Answer these nine questions before you register for a conference and make sure you’re heading to the right one.

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The dos and don’ts of client gifting

Sending a gift to your client at the holidays is a great way to show them you value them, but it pays to follow some simple guidelines. This post covers the right way to send your clients gifts at the holidays.

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How to blog like a pro

If you’re a small business owner looking to grow using blog content, good writing isn’t enough. This article has our top tips for building a content strategy that will help your business grow.

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Boss pitch: How to successfully pitch your business ideas

Most people who dream of running a business have to pitch to potential investors, clients, or employees at some point. We’ve come up with nine tips to help you feel confident while you’re doing it.

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The small business guide to marketing on Instagram

Instagram is king these days when it comes to social media marketing. Here are some tips for how small businesses can build their brand and grow on Instagram.

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Four proven ways to increase your repeat customer base

Repeat customers are an essential part of long-term success for any business. This post walks through how to keep your customers coming back—and happy enough to refer your business.

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The social media goals to keep your small business on track

Social media is a great marketing opportunity for small businesses, but you need to make sure you’re spending your time on it wisely. This article walks through how to set the right goals and measure the right things to make sure your efforts on social media lead to results.

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How to maximize your holiday sales by starting right now

It may be too early to start setting up your holiday decorations, but that doesn’t have to stop you from planning for the holidays. Here are the ways you can prepare for the holiday season in order to maximize sales and re-engage past prospects and customers.

Five simple ways to protect your digital marketing assets

Small businesses are especially vulnerable to attacks from hackers. This article has five simple ways to protect your online assets and keep your company safe.

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Five tools to help you nail small business content marketing

Content marketing is gaining popularity as a cost-effective way to grow your customer base. Here are five of the best, low-cost, easy-to-use tools to make it easier.

Data analysis for small businesses: It’s easier than you think

Data doesn’t have to be difficult. Here are some easy ideas for collecting and analyzing data that will help you better understand your customers and increase sales.

10 ways to grow your business organically

Growing your business doesn’t always need to cost a lot of money. Here are some ways to boost your customer base organically using tools you already have.

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Eight fun content marketing ideas every small business can try

Ready to move beyond blogging and take your content marketing to the next level? Learn how to create different types of content and repurpose it across channels to boost brand engagement and grow your customer base.

Building a good website on a budget

Having a website for your business is non-negotiable, but it doesn’t have to be a huge expense when you’re just starting out. Here are some simple tips to help you create a professional website on a budget.

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Is it worth the money to hire a writer?

When does the cost of hiring a writer make sense for your business? Should you hire the one with the lowest rate to save costs? Learn why spending money on a skilled professional writer can help increase your marketing ROI.