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Technologies for Small Business...

The world of technology is ever-changing. New ideas are emerging in the marketplace each day. Here are a few of the promising technologies you should expect to be using for your business in the near future. QR codes A QR code (abbreviated from Quick Response code) is a specific...

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When It Comes To Your Competition – See What You...

Conduct your own competitive analysis from your customers' perspective. Knowing and understanding what the customer sees is the most important competitive anlaysis you can...

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How to Build & Print Your Mailing List by Using M...

One simple way for a small business to create a mailing list and print your database is by using Microsoft Excel. Here are some simple steps for building and printing your mailing list in Excel: Step 1: Open Excel Step 2: Type the names of your data labels in...

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Marketing Secrets For Small Business Owners...

There are twenty-one shoestring marketing secrets that will provide you with the right frame of...

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Don’t Take Emotions Or Pricing For Granted...

If you are trying to sell something you don't always have to appeal to your customer's logic. If you can play off of emotions, you can easily make a sale. In many cases actually appealing ot emotion is stronger than appealing to...

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Bootstrap your marketing: Be an online expert...

 It doesn’t take a ton of money to market your small business. All it takes is determination, combined with a little strategy. In this, the first of a multipart series, I’ll walk you through basic, low-cost marketing techniques that any small business can use to boost their marketing...

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Getting Maximum Use Out Of Your Summer Slow Time...

Simple tasks to take during the summer months to help your business stay on...

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Build Customer Loyalty and Increase Sales...

Can you think of business to which you are regular, repeat customer?  Why?  What does that business do for you to make you loyal? Is it extraordinary customer service, quality product, personalized service, all of the above?  For me it’s Dick Ponds, my local running shoe store.  They understand...

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How to Measure Your Social Marketing Returns...

In my last post, I gave you three tips for generating leads with social search. Now it’s time to think about measuring the return on social marketing. There’s no question that social media has value. In a May 2011 online poll conducted by social marketing platform company Roost, more...

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