• Why 2017 Investments Will Take Local Companies Farther With Less

    … markets relevant to your type of business. Movements, essential ones that embody the many startup mentalities, can happen faster and easier without the constraints that sometimes come with big investors. This year, Davis sees a trend of massively unprofitable startup companies going public. He two recent examples, of analytics and machine…

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  • How SMB Networking is Driving More Referral Marketing

    … to a lot of questions on daily basis. The best answer to a question you have might be 10 feet away through drywall, but if you’re not connected to the business owner on the other side, they can’t help you.” Many small businesses have picked up on referral marketing options, such as using online “Refer a Friend” advertisements, but word-of-mouth…

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  • 5 Keys to Small Business Success From 2014

    … networking platforms like Alignable and Townsquared, and even loyalty programs like FiveStars (which provides businesses with a way to reward customers for shopping at their own stores, along with other locally-owned businesses in their neighborhoods) all gained significant traction this year, as local business owners discovered ways to work together through online channels. Stephanie Miles is a senior editor at Street Fight. …

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