Running a business is difficult, but the process can be made even more quarrelsome when we fall victim to the silly but relentless myths that plague the world of entrepreneurship…check out this business myths checklist and make sure you haven’t been taken in by needless hype.
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September 4, 2014
Listen. Do you want to know a secret? Do you promise not to tell? Many businesses owe much of their success to the brilliant examples set by entrepreneurial trailblazers who came before them such as the Beatles…There is much we can learn about business and marketing from the Beatles.
July 18, 2014
Man! There’s a heck of a lot of apps out there to choose from and I’d say that 90% of them are utter bunkum! The following apps, however, are pretty awesome and what’s more, they’re free! So if you want to know how to market your business, or manage it from your smart device, we recommend the following freebies to help with marketing strategies for small business owners.
June 26, 2014
It’s competitive out here in the Webosphere, so it’s important to take the necessary steps to stay ahead of the pack. By grabbing your visitors’ attention and getting them to take an action, you guarantee that your website will be a success. But usability’s role can’t be understated in the overall success of your website. If you want your business to do well (or you simply want to drive more traffic to your site), it’s important that your website is user friendly and easy to navigate.
June 12, 2014
Every business, if it wants to succeed, has to grow and continue building its brand. There are many pieces involved in the puzzle of how to do it, and successful social networking is just one of them. Twitter, a social networking and microblogging platform, is popular for personal use, but it can be even more powerful when used as a marketing tool for your business.
June 3, 2014
When writing for the web, there’s several important things to consider. Everything from your layout to your target audience plays a role in your messaging and writing style. But the following fact is one of the most important things to keep in mind: Most people have pretty short attention spans, and their attention spans are even shorter when they’re perusing web content.
May 27, 2014
If you’re in the marketing field, 2014 is sure to be a great year for marketing-related conferences all across the U.S. Whether you’re trying to boost your website promotion or implement a whole new through-the-line brand strategy, here are seven conferences worth checking out this year.
April 15, 2014
The primary goal of a landing page is to capture your visitor’s attention within seconds and hold it until they’ve been convinced to purchase your product or service. But no matter how beautiful your landing page design is, if it doesn’t have a good headline chances are it’s not going to give you the desired result. A good headline tells the reader why they should stay on your page verses looking somewhere else on Internet.
February 17, 2014
James Shiner, founder and CEO of Yelling Mule, prides himself on “shipping.” A serial entrepreneur with 10 ventures under his belt, James took many chances before launching Yelling Mule, a boutique website design company. As a successful entrepreneur, James offers new and upcoming businesses some sound advice on setting attainable goals and finding a work-life balance.
February 11, 2014
We have broken down some of the greatest slogans of all time and tried to explain why they are so enduring as brand statements. Use these incredible slogan examples to create your own brand statements and start building your own memorable and long-lasting identity.
January 2, 2014
People in marketing, publicity, and social media have a lot to say. Some may argue that in fact they have TOO MUCH to say! But no matter what you feel about the media industry, you cannot deny that there are a heck of a lot of smart cookies that work in media! As a tribute to some of those insightful individuals, we have put together some of the best marketing tweets, quotes, and posts of 2013.
November 21, 2013
Both for individuals and corporations, what others think of us is important. Unless you’re a billionaire living on your own tropical island and never having to interact with others, you never know when what other people think may influence what happens to you…read more about how to pursue and reflect a professional online reputation.
November 15, 2013
How can you as a business owner get recommendations that potential customers will trust and will influence them in a positive direction about their potential purchase? Find out in the following article.
November 6, 2013
Many websites have seen a significant drop in traffic to their websites since Google Search no longer delivers the same volume of visitor traffic that it used to. A few years ago, more than half of the visitor traffic to a typical business website would come from Google Search. Google delivers fewer visitors for two [...]
October 22, 2013
No matter where you look, there’s always an opportunity to utilize social networking. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Google+, blogs—no matter the medium, social networking allows the sharing of information between people. This post explores the things that can go wrong with your social media and what you can do about It.