• China and cheapo TLDs drag down industry growth — CENTR

      The growth of the worldwide domain industry continued to slow in the third quarter, according to data out today from CENTR. There were 311.1 million registered domains across over 1,500 TLDs at the end of September, according to the report, 0.7% year-over-year growth. The new gTLD segment, which experienced a 7.2% decline to 20.6 million names, was the biggest drag.

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  • How to Grow Your Holiday Email List (Before It’s Too Late)

    … they’re interested in. Where should you ask for email addresses? There are three main ways that you can collect addresses when list building: in person, through printed materials, and online. If collecting in person, feature an in-store sign-up sheet at checkout that invites customers to subscribe for VIP benefits. You can also get email addresses…

    Constant Contactin EMail How To's- 13 readers -
  • Business Growth: Recruiting for Cultural Fit

    … be overwhelming trying to find “The One.” Bringing the right people into your business is the biggest challenge any organisation faces, according to Guv Jassal, Director of Washington Frank, an international technology recruiting company. Making the right decision is even more crucial when you are a small business owner or a startup. Individual employees can…

    Chris Thompson/ Growmap- 15 readers -
  • 4 Ways To Take Advantage of the Tech Takeover

    … Businesses are changing in a huge way. Whether it’s medical breakthroughs or communication tools, technology is changing working life forever. Unfortunately, technology has also led to many popular jobs facing extinction, with accountants and real estate brokers among those highest at risk of being replaced by robots. It’s believed that over…

    Chris Thompson/ Growmap- 15 readers -
  • The 5 Steps of Successful Email Marketing

    … If you’re a small business owner, free time is not a luxury you can enjoy often. When every minute matters, wasting time creating an email that doesn’t help your business can hold you back. You can’t afford to leave the success of your email marketing to chance. Check out the infographic below to see the five key steps that lead to successful…

    Constant Contactin EMail- 13 readers -
  • Why MarTech is a Strategic Imperative for Business Growth

    … and glean valuable and actionable insights from it. As such, the role of the marketer (and any marketing department) has evolved beyond creativity. It has become a strategic imperative for business growth by adding a layer of science and rigour to campaign analysis. There is no place to hide, but everywhere to grow. The Rise of Marketing…

    Marketing Technology Blog- 23 readers -
  • Use Your Link Building Campaign to Improve Your SEO

    … amount of your time, and will require a lot of hard work to obtain the results that you aim for. So, here are some tried, tested, and trusted link building ideas you can try to improve your SEO. Skyscraper Technique This technique is about looking for great content under your choice of keywords, and improving the chosen content to make it your own…

    SEO Hacker Blogin SEO- 14 readers -
  • The In-Between Stage for Startups: Visions of Growth and the Value of Pivots

    … Though SEO software company Moz is more than a decade into its business evolution, CEO Sarah Bird says there is no in-between stage for her company. “As Moz has grown, I still feel that I’m in the very early stages,” Bird says. “You never arrive. There’s no ‘Yay, we did it, we’re done.’ I’m not in between anything. I’m still on the cusp…

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  • Doubling Revenue in a 7 Figure Business – Biggest Lessons from 2016

    … While this site has only recently been revived, I want to continue the tradition of looking back at the past year and extracting the most valuable lessons and learning points from it. 2016 was another big year in my business and despite already being past the "small business" and "startup" stages, we managed to double our revenue again, over…

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  • Contently Named to Deloitte’s Fast 500 List for Second Year Running

    … In both my personal and professional life, it seems like all my time nowadays is spent dealing with growth. At home I spend most of time dealing with my three kids, who are growing faster every day—a feeling every parent knows. And at work, I run the financial operations of a company that seems to be growing just as fast. And that’s…

    The Content Strategist- 21 readers -
  • #Inbound16 Highlights from Day 3 and 4

    … It’s been almost one week since Inbound 2016 ended, and if you missed it this year, I have some great news: a lot of the content is now available online! I wrote about my highlights from the first two days, and here’s what I recommend checking out from days 3 and 4. The 3rd and 4th days of Inbound were the most intense ones. They brought…

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  • Where Can I Find Funding For Small Business Growth?

    … Financing growth for your small business can be a tricky prospect – but for the vast majority of companies, it is critical. Without finding investment, you will struggle to get through tough periods, expand, or maybe even survive. So, funding is essential for most – but where do you find it? We’ve pulled together some ideas for you to get…

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  • #Inbound16 Highlights from Day 1 & 2

    … #Inbound16 Highlights from Day 1 & 2 10 November 2016 BY Irina Nica This year I have the privilege to attend the 5th edition of Inbound in Boston, as a HubSpotter, and I thought it would be great to share some of the insights I learned with our State of Digital community. What I didn’t realize was just how enormous and, sometimes…

    State of Digital- 25 readers -
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