Social Media Training for Small Business Owners

Learn how to use social media in a hands-on workshop style with your team! 

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Networking Etiquette to Consider

Networking is an important part of building business and relationships, even today. It’s great for sharing resources, ideas and perhaps finding colleagues or clients. Networking events can be beneficial, and sometimes they can seem like a waste of time. Some people swear by them, while others have left them in the dust, never to return. A successful […]

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How Small Businesses Can Control Costs in the Early Stages

Article courtesy of Nerd Wallet. Owning a small business is an all-out battle to find the right balance between generating revenue and limiting costs. That’s especially true in a business’s first year, when finding a sustainable customer base requires investment. We asked Rita Cheng, a financial advisor who works with small businesses, about ways entrepreneurs […]

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6 Ways Startups Can Use Reviews to Boost Business

Customer reviews are extremely important for your business and they give your clients a real insight to the way you work, what your values are and if your services will be beneficial to them. Jeremy Gin (CEO of SiteJabber) explains why in his recent article for entrepreneur.com Customer reviews need not be the preserve of established […]

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No Money, No Problem: 17 Free Ways to Boost Your Website’s SEO

Article courtesy of Entrepreneur. SEO is a popular online marketing strategy, and therefore, competitive, but I’m consistently amazed at how many business owners and marketers opt not to engage in an SEO strategy because of its perceived limitations or drawbacks. One of the biggest misperceptions is that SEO is expensive, and it’s driven by the […]

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Everything You Wanted to Know About Virtual Assistants

The profession of Virtual Assistant has grown and the scope of expertise they can offer the online entrepreneur has expanded since 2007 when I opened my business. If you are still new to the concept of virtual assistants, the dictionary definition is: “A virtual assistant (typically abbreviated to VA, also called a virtual office assistant) […]

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The Do’s and Don’ts for Taking the Perfect LinkedIn Profile Picture

A good profile picture is vital for LinkedIn, especially since it will be seen by so many people – many in a professional stance who may want to work with you. There are some great rules to consider when taking yours and we like this article from Entrepreneur with some great ideas.  Never underestimate the […]

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Why Hire a Virtual Assistant?

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Many reasons! Just like a secretary, a virtual assistant is there for you to take care of the things you need to do to help your business run smoothly………without the extra expense and hassle of having an actual office or actual employees. You have the benefit of a professional performing tasks that you don’t have […]

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A Surprising Upside to Terrible Weather

New York City may have just dodged the full fury of the “Storm of the Century” (sorry, Boston), but if you live in the northern part of the country you know that any such reprieve is always temporary. Another “snowmageddon” will come barreling down at your city at some point in the future. Besides being an opportunity […]

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Powerful Instagram Tools to Help You Get More Followers

Why is Instagram so popular? Because pics & vids are more exciting than words! And there are many tools out there that make it easier to share your Instagram pics & vids — and manage your Instagram account. In this post, I’ll show you 6 of these tools. The tools not only help you get […]

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