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Latest in Marketing News: Advice, Tips and Resources

Advice
Should I upgrade to Windows 10 during the free trial?
By Preston Lawrance | 15 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

I keep getting bombarded by Microsoft to upgrade to Windows 10 but I am hesitant to do so since my Windows 7 Pro is working fine. What is the advantage to do so?

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Automated Email Sequence Examples
By Marisa Sanfilippo | January 12, 2021

Automated email sequences can keep your customers engaged based on their actions and behaviors.

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SMS Polling for Business
By Jordan Beier | January 12, 2021

Polls are an effective form of SMS outreach that can serve as another tool in your marketing strategy.

Advice
What do small businesses expect to achieve from digital marketing agencies?
By Narayan Nair | 13 Answers | Last Activity on January 12, 2021

We are a digital marketing agency from Bangalore - www.kayendigitalmarketing.com. We wish to know what startups and small businesses expect from a digital marketing agency? How much importance do...

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4 Best Social Media Strategy Tips for E-Commerce Businesses
By Jared Atchison | January 11, 2021

Here are the top social media marketing tips e-commerce businesses can work with in 2021.

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How to Solve CRM Adoption Deadlock
By Denis Zhinko | January 11, 2021

Here's how to ensure your business can successfully adopt a CRM solution.

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Top 10 Customer Support Tips to Make Your Startup Prosper
By Emily Watson | January 11, 2021

Customer support is often the most important aspect of a business.

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Credit Card Processing Scams (and Other Things to Look Out For)
By Adam Uzialko | January 11, 2021

Don't get caught in one of these common credit card processing scams.

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Your Guide to Marketing in 2021
By Mark Lamplugh | January 11, 2021

With everything 2020 threw at us, small businesses can apply those lessons to their marketing strategy in 2021.

Advice
How can I check the quality of content? Which tool gives accurate data?
By Anonymous User | 4 Answers | Last Activity on January 11, 2021

I am a blogger and I am looking for a tool to check my writing & content to ensure that it is unique and does not come back as plagiarized.

Advice
What should the percentage of profit margins be for interior design?
By j0 Levine | 4 Answers | Last Activity on January 10, 2021

All of the things that make a house a comfortable home. Flooring/ lighting/ plumbing/ paint/ fabric/ furniture/ I think you have the idea by this time.

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B2B Lead Generation Services for Small Businesses
By Max Freedman | January 08, 2021

This guide explains how lead generation services work and what to look for in a lead generation service when choosing one for your small business.

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5 Ways to Increase Sales With Business Text Messages
By Elijah Masek-Kelly | January 07, 2021

Instead of calling customers and leads, try sending them texts.

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The Pandemic Recession Calls for a Whole New Collections Playbook
By Sachin Goyal | January 07, 2021

The pandemic has led to an escalating debt crisis, with businesses facing mountains of late or unpaid invoices. You need to be tactful in how you collect late customer payments, however.

Advice
How can I improve the online promotion of our astrology website?
By Narayan Bhatt | 6 Answers | Last Activity on January 07, 2021

I am a professional astrologer on the web portal Astrolika.com. It is our endeavor to provide accurate and professional astrological services to our website visitors. We are constantly working to...

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The Best CRM Software of 2021
By Simone Johnson | January 06, 2021

Looking for the best CRM software? We have easy-to-read, expert unbiased reviews and feature comparisons of the best and cheapest programs.

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8 Awesome Pinterest Board Ideas for Your Business
By Max Freedman | January 06, 2021

A great Pinterest board can help your business stand out. Here are some ideas to make your boards memorable.

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5 Reasons to Consider Real-Time Monitoring
By Skye Schooley | January 06, 2021

Learn what real-time monitoring is and how it can benefit your business.

Advice
How can your employees represent your business through social media?
By Kiely Kuligowski | 3 Answers | Last Activity on January 05, 2021

I am updating an article for our sister site, Business News Daily, on how employees can represent your business through their social media and would love to get the BDC community's input. Questions...

Advice
What makes content go viral?
By james balman | 4 Answers | Last Activity on January 04, 2021

I want to start a blog and am wondering what I can do to increase its popularity. What makes content go viral? Are there any topics or formats that readers gravitate more towards? I want to create...

Advice
How can I use social media to build brand awareness for my sports management website?
By Apoorva Tomar | 6 Answers | Last Activity on January 04, 2021

I want to start a social media campaign to create brand awareness for my product based website (a sports website related to event management). The website is currently live and is already earning...

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Why Retailers Need the Right Software to Meet Their Evolving Needs
By Dan McManus | January 04, 2021

Modern retail businesses need ERP software with various integrations and multichannel connectivity.

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What Is an Online Shopping Cart?
By Business.com Contributor | January 04, 2021

If you're starting an e-commerce business, you need an online shopping cart. Learn what this is, who needs it and which features to look for.

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Tips on Developing an Awesome LinkedIn Company Page
By Adam Uzialko | January 04, 2021

An outstanding LinkedIn company page can help you recruit top talent and establish your brand's credibility.

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12 Reasons to Use Instagram for Your Business
By Kiely Kuligowski | December 30, 2020

Instagram is a great way to expand your business’s reach and engagement with your customers. Here are 12 reasons why you should make an account.

Advice
Where do I blog?
By Angela R Goodwin | 16 Answers | Last Activity on December 30, 2020

I want to blog (anonymous) therapeutic sessions with positive outcomes to help support the breakdown of the stigma often associated with psychotherapy and psychotherapeutic process.

Advice
How can I grow my business with more services?
By Reyna Washington | 8 Answers | Last Activity on December 30, 2020

Well I already wear many hats in my business. I have a platform to sell my clothing line and I offer consulting through my blog and I also post how to videos on YouTube. The one thing moving slowly...

Advice
Magento vs. WooCommerce: Which is the better choice?
By Acowebs Solutions | 24 Answers | Last Activity on December 30, 2020

What do I choose for my e-commerce website? Magento or WooCommerce? And why?

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Does Your Store's Customer Experience Live Up to Your Marketing Promises?
By David Fletcher | December 29, 2020

As consumers, we want to be recognized and catered to, and we can always use more convenience and positive experiences – especially during a time when there's more uncertainty than usual. 

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The Ultimate Guide to Visual Merchandising for SMB Retailers
By Ryan Gould | December 29, 2020

Visual merchandising can be extremely effective in driving in-store purchases. If you are a SMB retailer, learn how to create an effective visual merchandising strategy.