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5 marketing experts to help you boost your social media in 2019

It takes a village to raise a child, and can take a coordinated team to raise the profile of your business on social media. Make sure you’ve got all the experts you need to succeed.

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Upgrading your skills: How business owners can keep their expertise sharp

Whether that’s taking a digital marketing workshop, an online course on Facebook ads, or a coding bootcamp, you have a multitude of ways to add to your list of skills that help you run your business better.

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Content marketing reporting: Key metrics to examine

Content marketing is a great way to engage with yours customers and leads. But how do you know what success looks like? Track these key metrics to make sure you’re investing in the right creative content.

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2019 trends business owners should pay attention to

Regardless of your industry, there are some key trends and predictions from experts that will shape businesses in 2019. Read about the top four that are industry-agnostic, covering such topics as customer experience to remote employees.

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Should you hire a bookkeeper or do it yourself?

Spending time yourself or spending money on an expert—see which makes most sense for your business with these points to consider.

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The complete guide to small business tax season

Take the fear and stress out of tax season with this comprehensive guide to confidently managing your books, audit-proofing your business, and getting your taxes done right.

Eight entrepreneurs share their biggest 2018 takeaways

Celebrating your wins and acknowledging your losses can help you avoid making the same mistakes twice, and build for a better 2019.

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Instagram small business audit: Four Moons Spa

Having a social media presence that boosts your business doesn’t have to be tough. Social media coach Jessica Thiefels walks us through some powerful basics.

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The best marketing tactic for a small business budget

The internet is full of great examples of marketing campaigns, but what do you do when you don’t have a budget to match? This post walks through one marketing tactic that doesn’t cost a lot but will still give you big results.

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

Choosing the right (or wrong) conference could have a big impact on your business. These questions can help you head to the right one.

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Productivity continued: Eight techniques to help you stay focused

Entrepreneurs get overwhelmed by competing priorities, and multitasking often just leads to a lot of wasted time. Here are eight tried-and-true techniques for focusing your energy and making progress on the things that really matter.

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What is cash flow? A guide to keeping money moving in your business

Having a healthy cash flow is one of the most important factors affecting the long-term sustainability of any small business. This article explains cash flow in a simple way with strategies to managing it successfully.

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How to transform your business by systemizing and automating

One of the secrets to business success is finding ways to spend less time on administrative tasks. Here’s how to increase your billable hours and save time for business development by systematizing and automating daily tasks.

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17 productivity tools to help maximize your time (and simplify your life)

When you’re running a business, every hour counts. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of tools and apps that will help you stay focused, prioritize your work, and become more efficient with your time.

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Four reports that show you the health of your business

Understanding your business’ financial situation is important for sustainability and growth. This article walks through the key insights you can learn from four key reports that are available in your free Wave account.