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How KeyBank Adapted and Evolved During COVID-19
By Nicole Fallon | August 04, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic disrupted KeyBank like every other business, but how the company pivoted allowed it to become more productive than ever.

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Blogging to Build Customers: 4 Ways in Which Starting a Blog Can Win Customers
By Daglar Cizmeci | August 04, 2020

Blogging is one of the most effective and least intrusive ways of engaging with customers, building trust, and driving organic traffic. But where and how do you start?

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How SEO Can Help You Overcome the Impact of COVID-19
By Jared Atchison | August 04, 2020

Don't reduce your SEO and marketing activities during the current crisis. Learn how SEO will help you stay in the minds of your audience and help you thrive in the future.

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Small Business COVID-19 Diaries: Part 5
By Adam Uzialko | August 04, 2020

COVID-19 upended economic activity and disrupted small business owners' lives. Here are stories from real entrepreneurs about how the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting them.

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10 Ways to Generate More Sales Leads for Your Business
By David Gargaro | August 04, 2020

To increase sales to your business, generating more sales leads is key. Here's how to drum up more sales leads for your business.

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How Blog Content Can Grow Your Lead List
By Syed Balkhi | August 03, 2020

Your blog can be a good place to start growing your leads.

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How to Improve Your Online Store's Customer Experience
By Thomas Griffin | August 03, 2020

What kind of experiences do customers have when they visit your online store? If you're not sure, it might be time to think about how you can improve your site's CX.

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How Small Business Owners Can Support Black Entrepreneurs
By Andrew Martins | August 03, 2020

Wondering how your business can support Black business owners? Here are some ideas and resources to help you get started.

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12 Proven Ways to Increase Sales
By David Gargaro | August 03, 2020

Small businesses rely on growing their sales to drive revenue and support a healthy cash flow. These 12 proven ways to increase sales can help your small business grow.

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3 Rebound Strategies to Help Your Business Overcome Crisis
By Joy Gendusa | July 31, 2020

Despite huge losses due to the pandemic, my company is back to profitability after just five turbulent weeks. Here are some takeaways from our success.

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What You Need to Know Before Pitching a Product Idea to Investors
By Dima Venglinski | July 31, 2020

Follow these proven strategies to create a successful investment pitch deck – with recommendations on how to avoid missteps when introducing an idea to a funding organization or angel investor.

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Virtual Team-Building Activities Using Video Conference Calls
By Simone Johnson | December 02, 2020

Need ideas to boost morale for your remote team? Try one of these virtual team-building activities during your next video conference call.

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Why Remote Work Makes Good Business Sense
By Ken Gosnell | July 30, 2020

Telework is an essential model for business success and will be even more critical to successful business operations in today's new business reality.

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Do You Need a 24/7 Call Center?
By Jennifer Post | November 09, 2020

It's not always easy for your customers to call you during your normal business hours. That's where a 24/7 call center comes in handy.

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What Is Retargeting, and How Can It Boost Conversions?
By Adam Uzialko | November 11, 2020

Retargeting, sometimes referred to as remarketing, can improve user engagement with your advertisement and optimize your marketing budget spend. Here's how to use retargeting for your business.

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Pivot to the Next Normal: Leveraging Tech to Strengthen Your Team
By Mark Roberts | July 29, 2020

The fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic isn't over, and how we work as teams has changed. Technology can facilitate your team's ongoing transition without overtaking it.

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4 B2B Marketing Strategies for Explosive Growth
By Chris Christoff | July 29, 2020

B2B and B2C marketing have a lot in common, but also significant differences. Here are four B2B marketing strategies and how to use them to generate more sales and leads for your business.

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Free Time-Tracking Apps: What You'll Get, and What You'll Be Missing
By Marisa Sanfilippo | August 25, 2020

Free time tracking apps can track your employees' hours without adding a new expense to the balance sheet. Here's what to look for in a free app – and what you should only expect from paid apps.

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7 Ways to Improve Workplace Diversity and Inclusion
By Skye Schooley | July 29, 2020

Learn what companies are doing to improve diversity and inclusion in the workplace.

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10 Ways to Take Better Social Media Campaign Photos
By Skye Schooley | November 06, 2020

Follow this expert advice to make your photos stand out on social media.

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Free Timeclocks: What You Get and What You'll Be Missing
By Sammi Caramela | August 26, 2020

Considering using a free digital timeclock for your employees? A free timeclock app could do the trick.

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How to Set Business Goals in a Pandemic
By Rachel Krug | July 27, 2020

Learn why a business needs to set goals, what makes a good goal, and how to determine goals using the SMART framework.

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17 Helpful Tools to Improve Your Email Marketing Efforts
By Scott Gerber | July 27, 2020

These tools and strategies can make email marketing more efficient and less time-consuming.

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Why Is Your Team Struggling With Remote Work?
By Anand Srinivasan | July 24, 2020

If remote work isn't successful for your team so far, these are some possible reasons why and how to correct them.

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E-commerce UX: How to Gain a Competitive Edge
By Syed Balkhi | July 24, 2020

A great user experience is important on all businesses' websites, but it's crucial for e-commerce storefronts. Let's explore several ways you can improve your UX for a competitive edge.

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Startups vs. Small Businesses: What Should You Build?
By Jared Atchison | July 24, 2020

Understanding the differences between startups and small businesses will impact your success. Find out what the best type of business is for you.

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4 Powerful Business Metrics You Should Track for Success
By Chris Christoff | July 24, 2020

Do you want to use your metrics to make smarter business decisions? Let's look at four important metrics and how to use them to grow your business.

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Free Answering Services: Who Offers Free Trials, and What to Look for During Your Trial
By Marisa Sanfilippo | July 24, 2020

While free answering services don't exist, many answering services offer a free trial so you can test how they handle your incoming calls.

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10 Small Business Grants for Minorities in 2020
By Adam Uzialko | July 24, 2020

There are many grants available for minority-owned businesses. Find out how you can take advantage of these grant programs to start or grow your business.

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How to Engage Your Email Subscribers More Efficiently
By Liviu Tanase | July 23, 2020

Want more people to read your emails? Here is how to engage your subscribers more efficiently and boost email marketing ROI.

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7 Effective Ways to Strengthen Your Small Business During Quarantine
By Mervik Haums | July 23, 2020

Businesses large and small are feeling the impact of this global pandemic. Here are seven strategies to strengthen your startup during times of economic uncertainty.

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How to Avoid Mistreating Employees During COVID-19
By Adam Uzialko | July 23, 2020

Many employees feel mistreated by their employers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Here are some ways to support your employees and boost morale amongst your workforce.

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Preparing or Surviving: The Future of People-Focused Business Strategy
By Philios Andreou | July 23, 2020

COVID-19 has disrupted businesses everywhere. Here are seven of the most pertinent trends faced by businesses worldwide and five steps leaders can take to move into the future seamlessly.

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3 Future-Readiness Ideas All Small Businesses Must Embrace
By Ian Khan | July 22, 2020

There are several steps entrepreneurs can take to overcome disruptions while growing business from the ground up.

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How to Take Control Over Your Customer Churn Rate
By Thomas Griffin | July 22, 2020

Do you have a hard time keeping customers interested after their initial purchase? If so, you may need help getting a handle on your churn rate.

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How to Measure ROI for Digital Marketing Campaigns (and When You Shouldn't)
By Adam Uzialko | November 05, 2020

Digital marketing campaigns are an important part of business, though it can be challenging to measure ROI. In some cases, measuring ROI prematurely is counterproductive.

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4 Strategies for a Fast and Easy Digital Transformation
By Tom Popomaronis | July 21, 2020

These four steps are critical to consider when your company makes the shift to digital.

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Postcards vs. Letters: Which Is the Better Direct Mail Marketing Strategy?
By Kent Moon | July 21, 2020

Postcards and letters are two of the most popular direct mail marketing methods, and they both have unique benefits that could help you grow your business.

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Selecting the Right Credit Card Processor for Your Business
By Austin Mac Nab | July 20, 2020

Selecting a credit card processor that is the right fit has major bottom-line implications for businesses.

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Finding Your Business's Social Media Voice
By Andrew Martins | December 01, 2020

Learn how to find and develop your online "voice," and how to use it to build a brand that's recognizable and relatable.

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A Beginner's Guide to Navigating Survival Emotions in Today's New Normal
By Nichole Kelly | July 17, 2020

Your emotions are probably in survival mode right now. Here's how to successfully navigate them through a crisis and in your everyday life.

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7 Powerful Ways for Accomplished Women to Stop Self-Doubt
By Phyllis Reagin | July 17, 2020

Many accomplished women believe that their successes are not due to their abilities or talents. Here are seven strategies to help you step into your power and own your successes.

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Redefining Agility: Marketers Need More Focus, Not More Speed
By Andrea Fryrear | July 17, 2020

What marketers really need, and what Agile marketing provides us when we get it right, is focus.

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3 Ways Local Businesses Can Keep Their Audience Interested
By Jacob Maslow | July 17, 2020

Today, it is more important than ever for businesses to find ways to keep their audiences interested. Here are a few actionable tips.

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The Pros and Cons of Outsourced Customer Service
By Marisa Sanfilippo | July 17, 2020

Is outsourcing customer service right for your business? Before you outsource your customer service to a call center, understand the pros and cons.

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Why Diversity Marketing Is Good Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | July 17, 2020

Are you missing out on business because your marketing strategy isn't diverse enough?

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How the Pandemic Is Impacting Digital Transformation
By Nacho De Marco | July 16, 2020

COVID-19 has accelerated digital transformation for businesses in all industries. Here are the changing aspects of business you need to adapt to in your digital transition.

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Why Leaders Need to Read (and How to Build a Reading Habit)
By Jared Atchison | July 16, 2020

The great leaders of the world are known to be avid readers. Let's explore why reading supports leadership and how to become a prolific reader.

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Conflict Resolution Tips for Handling Difficult Customers During COVID-19
By Skye Schooley | July 16, 2020

Learn the best ways to handle customers who refuse to follow health and safety policies.

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5 Ways Your Small Business Can Improve Customer Engagement
By Thomas Griffin | July 15, 2020

Success on social media, email and your website influences how users interact with your brand.