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Advice
Do you use Mind Mapping Software?
QUESTION | BY Salma Burney | 19 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/15/13

What mind mapping software do you like, pros/cons?

Advice
Any tips on creating an effective email newsletter?
QUESTION | BY Modeo Media | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/13/13
Advice
How effective is viral marketing?
QUESTION | BY Karthik Kashyap | 9 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/03/13

We have heard about word of mouth/referrals or viral marketing. For people who have have used or using this strategy, how effective was this strategy?

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Advice
What social media platforms are most popular among entrepreneur and startup communities?
QUESTION | BY Kyle Connors | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/15/12

What SM networks do entrepreneurs and founders pay most attention to and have most interaction on? Twitter, Facebook, Google +, Pinterest or LinkedIn?

Advice
We just launched our beta site, what's the best way to get exposure on a low budget?
QUESTION | BY Rick Tuinenburg | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/12/12
Advice
What's more important: having a well-designed website or a blog for my business?
QUESTION | BY Jen Ostrosky | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/03/12

And should my blog be part of my website or a separate domain (wondering what's better for SEO).

Advice
Do you have a networking tip to share?
QUESTION | BY Kim Pettinato Referral Expert | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 11/05/12
Advice
Where do you think your biggest frustrations are with social media?
QUESTION | BY Mel Shaw | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/15/12

Trying to get a broad idea as to what the pain points are out there for business owners so we can address them more readily in our own sales processes. Thanks for your help!

Advice
Why do people say I am looking for a partnership and then don't respond to all the people that ask for more information?
QUESTION | BY Ronald Bolden Jr | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/12/12
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Article
Expert Advice on Marketing Tips for Lawyers
BY business.com editorial staff

Larry Bodine, editor-in-chief of Lawyers.com, offers advice on how lawyers can market themselves more effectively.

Article
How to Grow an AdSense Empire
BY business.com editorial staff

How people make money from AdSense. Includes interview with Justin Cooke of AdSenseflippers.com

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How to Make a (Good) Living Off Affiliate Marketing
BY business.com editorial staff

Experienced affiliate marketer Jonathan Volk shares the secret to being successful in the business.

Article
Direct Mail Marketing: Is It Worth the Cost?
BY business.com editorial staff

With so many of the us depending on the internet to stay tuned into what's going on in our lives and in the world, it's no wonder that direct mail, or "direct classic" as the industry sometimes...

Article
The Business Value of Facebook
BY Maxwell Finn

Learn how to leverage the Facebook platform in order to drastically strengthen your web presene and be a more efficient and effective professional.

Article
Setting Goals that Increase the Value of Your Email Newsletter
BY Garrett French

turning your newsletter into a high impact communication tool

Article
How to Write a Company History
BY Judy Artunian

A well-written company history can entice prospective customers, investors and employees

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How To Make A Magazine Ad That Sells
BY business.com editorial staff

How Get Readers' Attention, Keep Them Reading And Make Them Take Immediate Action