Business Tips

    • Writing YOUR Success Story

      Editor’s Note: The following is a guest post from Linda McMahon, Administrator of the Small Business Administration, in honor of Small Business Week 2017. Once upon a time…. It’s the classic opening to our favorite fairy tales. As children we dream of magic potions and knights in shining armor that will provide our happily ever after.

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    • What Really Inspires Owners to Start Their Business?

      If you’re a small business owner, you’re motivated by something unique. A reason you get out of bed in the morning and put in the long hours. Something that drives you to roll up your sleeves and get the job done. Your why. As part of National Small Business Week, we want to know what drives you.

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    • The Biggest Pitfall of Being a Generalist Marketing Agency

      When you start a marketing agency, your first impulse might be to keep your focus general. After all, staying general will open you up to a broad range of clients, right? Getting too specialized might turn people away. But let’s be honest with ourselves for a moment. It’s nearly impossible for a small agency or lone consultant to be an expert in all areas of digital marketing.

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  • Is It Time for You to Upgrade Your Web Hosting?

    … When you’re first launching a business website, the sheer breadth of hosting options can seem overwhelming. In the beginning, it’s often safe to figure you can rely on one of the more basic plans to start and then upgrade when the time comes. Now, you may be wondering if it’s time to give your hosting plan an upgrade. As your business grows…

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  • The 5 Top Reasons You Should Be Using Infographics

    … conversions as email subscribers, blog signups, course purchases, or product sales on your website, infographics can help you see higher numbers on all fronts. People are more 17 percent more likely to be persuaded by visual imagery, which means visuals should be an important component of your marketing efforts including email marketing, social media…

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  • 5 Ways to Celebrate National Small Business Week

    … Do you celebrate National Small Business Week at your business? If not, this year is a great time to start! As a tradition spanning over 50 years, National Small Business Week gives you the opportunity to celebrate small businesses and the contributions that they make to local communities and the national economy. This year, Small Business…

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  • How to Increase Revenue for Your Small Business

    … to your industry. Consistently send these emails and your audience will begin relying on you for your insight. You can write blog posts on topics relevant to your industry or provide a roundup of resources written by others in field. If you’re using articles from other sources, just be sure to mention the original source. When your customers…

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  • 5 Tactics to Create a Profitable Small Business

    … business marketing tips? Sign up for our newsletter! Our Hints & Tips newsletter includes the latest marketing trends and tips — delivered to your inbox twice each month. The post 5 Tactics to Create a Profitable Small Business appeared first on Constant Contact Blogs. …

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  • What Are Microloans? (And How to Tell if They’re Right for Your Business)

    … As suggested by their name, microloans are small loans tailored specifically to the needs of small businesses. Entrepreneurs use microloans for everything from startup to expansion costs — and throughout the country, hundreds of lenders and nonprofit organizations offer microloans to eligible borrowers. Not sure if microloans are right for your…

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  • 3 Free Business Dashboards to Track Your Marketing Like a Pro

    … you track engagement based off of each list, giving you insight into how well your email performed with different audiences. You can even review the overall success of your last 30 emails alongside other business apps, including Google Analytics and your social media channels. You can download Dasheroo here for free. 2. TapClicks TapClicks…

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  • How to Spring Clean Your Website

    … Every website needs a refresher now and then to make sure everything’s working properly, looking good, and meeting the goals you need it to. The beginning of spring is a good time to take on any the projects you’ve been putting off, and we’re betting a website refresh is overdue for you. This month, take some time to spring clean your website…

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  • The Myths and Realities of Owning a Family Business

    … Mom & Pop businesses are at the heart of American culture. However, many misconceptions still persist when it comes to family business. They aren’t just the small general stores found along rural country roads. They are major drivers of jobs and economic growth, essential for a thriving economy. Check out our infographic below to separate…

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  • 5 Challenges for Family Businesses (and How to Overcome Them)

    … Audience Keep your family business in business with these tips! Running a family business has plenty of challenges. How will you react? Will you run from them and ignore any issues entirely? Or will you face your challenges head on, taking the necessary actions to keep your small family business afloat? What challenges does your business run…

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  • New Constant Contact Integrations: March 2017

    … We’re always looking to help small businesses and nonprofits find easy ways to grow and manage their business. One of the best ways we can help our customers is by partnering with other companies that integrate with Constant Contact to improve processes or enhance your marketing efforts. Let’s take a closer look at three of the latest…

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  • How to Design a Landing Page That Converts

    … Different pages on your website have different purposes and goals. Your homepage should provide a clear picture of what your business is and does. Your about page is an opportunity to personalize your brand and build trust. Landing pages are designed to do one thing: convert. Your goal for every landing page is clear and each must be designed…

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  • How to Build a Website in 15 Minutes

    … If you still haven’t taken time to build a website for your business, I have one question for you: Why not? Maybe you think you don’t have the time, money, or skills to create a stunning website that represents your business. Whatever is holding you back, it’s time to put your hesitations to rest. I’ll show you how easy it is to build…

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