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How Do You Perform? 7 Tools to Analyze Your Website
By Lucas Bikowski | September 20, 2017

For your website to reach its potential, you need to keep analytical tabs on it.

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How to Build Long-Term Brand Loyalty With Your Big Data
By Maria Marinina | August 18, 2017

Acquire and retain more customers with analytics

Article
Data Science for Marketers
By Jasmine Morgan | July 20, 2017

7 techniques for using predictive analytics to reach targets

Advice
What is the best webinar platform?
By Scott H. Zucker | 11 Answers | Last Activity on July 18, 2017

A lot has changed in the past 3 years; including Google's addition to Hangouts on Air, and wrappers like WebinarJam and Webinar OnAir. I'd like to get the community's input on the best webinar...

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Don't Be Fooled by These 9 SEO Lies
By Guy Sheetrit | June 22, 2017

It's time to clear up some misinformation about SEO

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Tips for Small Business Owners to Automate Their Processes with ERP
By Aaron Continelli | May 31, 2017

Enterprise resource planning allows small businesses to compete with the large companies.

Advice
I want to start my own IT web/Software development & Services business? Need guidance to establish & promote my business.
By Anonymous User | 16 Answers | Last Activity on May 19, 2017

I am starting my own IT web/Software development & Services business? Need guidance to establish & promote my business. I need some innovative ideas & domains which will support my business.

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How to Determine If Your Business Can Benefit From Advanced Analytics
By Guy Greenberg | April 02, 2017

The earlier you incorporate advanced analytics, the sooner you can understand customers

Advice
Does anyone have an automated solution for backup to Google drive?
By Steven Freeman | 3 Answers | Last Activity on November 22, 2016

Has anyone looked at automated backups to Google drive in terms of software offerings? It should be encrypted before it goes up to protect your data. Googlesynch is too risky as it replicates...

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7 Ways for a B2B Startup to Achieve Its First Customers
By Felix Tarcomnicu | October 16, 2016

B2B startups can be a challenge, land your first 100 customers

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Guide to Navigation: What is a Sitemap in SEO?
By Garenne Bigby | September 28, 2016

Search engines bridge the gap between Internet users and useful content, and an accurate and optimized sitemap can create the bridge.

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Why Your Website Needs a Sitemap for On-page SEO
By Garenne Bigby | September 21, 2016

Sitemaps provide strong benefits for on-page search engine optimization by helping your website get indexed by search engines.

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Reinventing Business Intelligence: 7 Ways Big Data is Changing Business
By Cameron Johnson | August 30, 2016

Big data has been changing the way countless companies operate, and looking to the future that doesn't plan on stopping.

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Show It Off: 9 Awesome Online Annual Report Examples
By Sara McGuire | August 29, 2016

What you can take away from these exemplary annual reports.

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6 Technical SEO Tips to Increase Traffic and Conversions on Your Website
By Jawad Khan | August 02, 2016

A site with a strong technical SEO foundation makes it easier for search engines to crawl and index its content.

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Partners in Perfection: How to Choose the Right SEO Agency
By Samuel Edwards | June 07, 2016

When properly executed, SEO can push your business in the right direction. Everything you need to know about the perfect SEO agency.

Advice
In level of importance from 1 to 10, where does the security of your business fall?
By Brandon Krieger | 6 Answers | Last Activity on March 22, 2016

Hi everyone, I wanted to do this survey because I'm starting a cybersecurity support system and I've been receiving different feedback from business owners about securing their business. Some don't...

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4 Web Metrics You Should be Analyzing, Plus Tactics for Winning with Data
By Christopher Jan Benitez | March 01, 2016

Learn how to refer to analytics for collecting valuable website data that can help improve your visitor engagement and conversion rate.

Advice
What is the best MAC-based statistics software?
By Christopher Russell | 3 Answers | Last Activity on February 22, 2016

What's a good statistics software platform for generating crosstabs for thousands of records with hundreds of variables, but runs on a MAC (or a PC in a pinch)?

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The Big Future of Micropayments: What You Need to Know
By business.com editorial staff | January 11, 2016

News App Blendle Changes the Game With Per-Article Payment

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Search In the New Year: Understand the Scope of Search Engine Optimization in 2016
By Andrew Lovasz | January 05, 2016

Stay on top of these search engine changes in 2016 to boost your rankings and make your website more relevant.

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The Key to Success, Revealed: Leveraging Business Intelligence Tools in 2016
By Larry Alton | December 21, 2015

If you’ve put off adopting business intelligence (BI) tools up until now, it’s time that you finally reconsider. Here's why.

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SEO Automation: Does It Really Work?
By Christopher Jan Benitez | November 20, 2015

Do Black Hat Tools Known for Their Automation Features Have a Place in Today's Marketing?

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Breaking Down the Beast: How to Understand Google Analytics
By Seth Rand | October 30, 2015

As a leader in measurement and analysis, Google Analytics is an important tool for every business to understand. Help is here!

Article
Get Found Faster: The Comprehensive Toolbox for SEO Marketing
By Shannon Evans | October 15, 2015

Don't have time to research all the SEO tools out there? We've compiled a great list of over 10 tools to get you started.

Advice
Is there a CRM tool that integrates easily with shopping cart?
By Pam Holland | 8 Answers | Last Activity on September 09, 2015

I'm currently use Infusionsoft, which is overkill and not at all intuitive. It takes me a day to do a post to my subscribers. I'm thinking of using MailChimp, but I don't know how to do my shopping...

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Domestic Partner Benefits in the Era of Marriage Equality
By business.com editorial staff | August 31, 2015

Now that same-sex marriage is legal in all 50 states, businesses need to look again at the benefits they are extending to domestic partners.

Advice
What is the role of a non-technical person in a Software company?
By Maulik Vora | 17 Answers | Last Activity on June 10, 2015

I am the co-founder of Alfanso (Software Company). I have done my masters in Entrepreneurship. I have partnered with a technical guy who did his masters in Computer Science. My concern is what...

Advice
What are some of your pain points with third party CRM?
By Bill Paulding | 7 Answers | Last Activity on June 09, 2015

I am curious about what CRM platforms lack for small / mid-size companies. I have reviewed many and have my own conclusion, but would welcome some input from others.

Advice
Should I use Amazon AWS or Heroku or New Relic?
By Geoff Daigle | 8 Answers | Last Activity on April 29, 2015

I have set up a lot of web platforms in the past, usually with Amazon web services. Does anyone have experience with Heroku or New Relic and what are the pros and cons of each vs AWS?