10 Small Business Twitter Accounts You Should Know (and follow!)

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As Twitter gains momentum (and active users) it can become more and more difficult to weed out the best handles to follow. Some are spam handles, some share off-topic news, but some are gems! Today, we’ve sorted through some of the more popular accounts, and we’re sharing with you our top ten … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Streamline Your Small Business

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As a small business owner, we know you’re a workaholic. However, not every day needs to be a 12-hour workday. With the right tools and business services in hand, you can quit burning the midnight oil and actually enjoy your evenings. Here are a few ways you can streamline your small business to run … [Read more...]

5 Basic Writing Tips for Your Small Business Blog

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Blogging is more difficult than it seems on first glance. You have to consider your readers, and what materials they will be able to easily understand and interact with. You also have to consider your own interests, like selling products or creating relationships with customers. It can be a little … [Read more...]

Small Business Profile: How Flexibility Helped Flypaper Get Ahead

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We recently had the opportunity to chat with Don Pierson, from Flypaper, a small business based out of Phoenix, Arizona. In today’s economy, it seems that success stories are hard to come by. So when Don shared Flypaper’s successes story with us, along with some tips for how small businesses can … [Read more...]

Design in a Pinch: How to Make Great Collateral with Microsoft Word

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It always seems to happen when you’re least prepared: someone in your business needs collateral for an event or customer meeting – tomorrow. Maybe your small business doesn’t have an on-staff graphic designer, or maybe your graphic designer just took a much needed vacation. Either way, you’re left … [Read more...]

It’s a Dog’s Life: Pets in the Workplace

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Lots of small businesses offer perks to their employees, like health benefits, flexible work hours, and even free snacks. Although it’s a novel concept for employers to allow dogs in the workplace, this perk is becoming more and more commonplace. A recent survey by the American Pet Products … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Leave Your Cover

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Today’s guest post is brought to us by Roy G. Miller, president of RGM Communications. Paul Simon's lyrics say there are 50 ways to leave your lover. Our version of the tune is a tad different. Focused on your small business, it’s 5 Ways to Leave Your Cover. For many executives and businesses, … [Read more...]

Tracking! Getting Started with Google Analytics

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If you run one of the millions of websites out there, tracking your site’s analytics is crucial to learning about your potential customers. Google Analytics is a free service that Google offers that helps you track every aspect of your website. Regardless of your company size, tracking is key to … [Read more...]

Top Marketing Mistakes to Avoid in Your Small Business

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Our digital world has made it simple to undo any unfortunate mistakes – simply hit Control + Z and move on. However, when it comes to marketing campaigns for your small business, simply hitting Control + Z isn’t as easy. Avoid searching for the undo button altogether by steering clear of these … [Read more...]