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Digital Disrupt: What We Can All Learn From the Netflix Model
By Chad Brooks | February 02, 2024

Just as Netflix disrupted the media landscape to find success, other businesses must innovate or risk obsolescence. Learn what Netflix's path can teach us.

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Effective Product Creation: Tips From Seasoned Entrepreneurs
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Many factors can cause a product to flop. Use these expert strategies to avoid disaster and meaningfully increase your product's chance of success.

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Are the Benefits of Using a PEO Really Worth It?
By Joshua Stowers | February 02, 2024

Learn what a PEO does and the advantages and disadvantages of partnering with one vs. managing HR in-house.

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Big Data, Big Impact: How Data Improves Your Social Media Marketing
By Mark Fairlie | February 02, 2024

Big data, together with AI, can help you find your target audience and communicate with it more effectively than ever before.

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How to Use Customer Feedback to Your Advantage
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Customers provide valuable insights into your business operations. Learn how to gather and take advantage of customer feedback to improve your business.

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The Psychology of Sales
By Max Freedman | February 02, 2024

There is a lot of psychology involved in trying to make a sale. Here are the key principles to understand when you're marketing to your customers.

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What Is Opt-in Email Marketing?
By Jennifer Post | February 02, 2024

Opt-in email marketing helps reach prospects who have already shown interest in your products or services and are more likely to buy. Learn how it works.

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Your Guide to Creating a Small Business Marketing Plan
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2024

A marketing plan is essential for winning over customers. Follow these marketing plan templates and guidelines to create your marketing plan today.

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12 Reasons to Use Instagram for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 02, 2024

With over one billion active users, Instagram makes it easy to grow your business on social media.

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Common Mistakes That Can Lead to Product Failure
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

What pitfalls cause most products to fail? Learn about these common traps so you can avoid mistakes and a failed product launch.

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4 Signs It’s Time Your Business Should Partner With a Digital Marketing Agency
By Kimberlee Leonard | February 02, 2024

Outsourcing your marketing may improve results. Learn when a business should partner with a digital marketing agency and how it can grow your company.

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Don’t Go It Alone: The Case for Hiring a Marketing Expert
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

While entrepreneurs can do it all, they should leave digital marketing to the experts. Learn how a digital marketing expert can improve your bottom line.

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Why You Need a Mix of Push and Pull Marketing
By Sammi Caramela | February 02, 2024

Push marketing sends your message to consumers while pull marketing is when customers come to you. Learn how and when to use push and pull marketing.

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4 Tips to Build a Strong In-House Marketing Team
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

If you have the resources, an in-house marketing team can lower costs and foster creativity and agility. Learn to build a strong in-house marketing team.

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Time for Change: When to Rebrand and How to Begin the Process
By Julie Thompson | February 02, 2024

Businesses rebrand for various reasons, including growth and new market outreach. Learn how to begin rebranding and what rebranding mistakes to avoid.

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Make It Memorable: 8 Tips for Creating an Effective Brand Name
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Your brand's name is the foundation for all your future marketing and sales communications. Follow these tips to make it the best possible brand name.

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How to Create a New Brand Image From Scratch
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Creating a brand image is a crucial marketing task to establish a brand identity. Learn what's involved in a new brand image and branding do's and don'ts.

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The 4 Biggest Challenges of Starting a Business (and How to Overcome Them)
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Starting a business is a difficult endeavor. Learn the biggest challenges that come with entrepreneurship and how to overcome them and find success.

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What Is Workflow Automation?
By Julie Thompson | February 02, 2024

Automating manual processes improves efficiency and eliminates human error. Learn about workflow automation and how to create an automated workflow.

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HR Compliance Challenges Small Businesses Face Today
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2024

Are you violating employment compliance regulations? You might be. Check out our list of the most challenging HR regulations small businesses face.

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A Primer on Timeclock Apps and Your Business
By Andrew Martins | February 02, 2024

The right timeclock app can help you manage your team's efficiency and accountability. Learn how to choose the best one for your business.

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Why Your Small Business Needs an Attendance Policy (+ Sample Attendance Policy Template)
By Skye Schooley | February 02, 2024

Here’s why your small business needs an attendance policy as well as how to write an effective one — and a sample attendance policy template.

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Biometrics and the Future: What It Means for Small Businesses
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2024

The biometric market keeps growing and is replacing traditional authentication methods. Find out why this technology is good for business.

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Do It for Me: The Next Evolution of the On-Demand Economy
By Jamie Johnson | February 02, 2024

Consumers want convenience, which often means they want someone to do something for them on demand. Learn how to take advantage of the DIFM movement.

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5 Ways to Influence Your Subscribers With Relevant Content
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Customer and prospect engagement is crucial in email marketing campaigns. Learn how to influence and impact subscribers with timely, relevant content.

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Email Marketing Best Practices and Predictions for 2024
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Your email marketing strategy may need an update. Follow these best practices for successful email campaigns, and see what's ahead for the rest of the year.

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Learn by Example: 5 Successful Small Business Marketing Campaigns
By Sean Peek | February 02, 2024

Marketing is especially important for small businesses that want to expand their reach. Learn how five businesses found success with impactful campaigns.

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Guide to Email Marketing
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 02, 2024

Email is a crucial marketing channel for small businesses. Learn the basics of effective email marketing tactics and how to stay compliant with email laws.

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Not Just a Game: Legal Considerations for Social Media Contests and Sweepstakes
By Jennifer Dublino | February 02, 2024

Contests and sweepstakes can be an engaging part of your social media marketing strategy. However, you must understand the laws governing their usage.

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How to Grow Your Email List
By Kiely Kuligowski | February 02, 2024

Your email list's quality is a critical element in your email marketing campaign's success. Learn 25 ways to grow an email list and what mistakes to avoid.