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Having a business blog is a great way to establish yourself as an expert while simultaneously educating customers and prospects. If you are new to blogging, and aren't sure where to start, here are... (more)


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Today, let's talk website design and aesthetics. We have all seen sites that are, to say the least, cringe-worthy, or seem to lack functionality. Many companies are still hiring website development... (more)

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12 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hey Sean - really love this article. Anyway I can post it on one of my websites? Regards, Cliff ([email address])


Posted by Sean Williams

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Today, let's talk website design and aesthetics. We have all seen sites that are, to say the least, cringe-worthy, or seem to lack functionality. Many companies are still hiring website development... (more)

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Clifford Woods from Vteam Services
12 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hey Sean - really love this article. Anyway I can post it on one of my websites? Regards, Cliff ([email address])


Posted by Sean Williams

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Today, let's talk website design and aesthetics. We have all seen sites that are, to say the least, cringe-worthy, or seem to lack functionality. Many companies are still hiring website development... (more)

Most Engaging Comment

Clifford Woods from Vteam Services
12 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

Hey Sean - really love this article. Anyway I can post it on one of my websites? Regards, Cliff ([email address])


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As a business owner, you might be wondering which social media channels will produce the most leads. The answer I share will not necessarily be to your exact liking, as there is a flaw in your view... (more)


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Asked by Destry Whitney

And how can I find business owners that are looking for funding? (more)

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Maury Kosh from The Performanced Based Marketing Group
2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, February 17, 2017

Watch daily deal sites like Groupon. Many a biz owner gets themselves into a cash crunch because of how people redeem these coupons. What happens is the coupons come in at a ... (more)


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Yes or No If yes, which one are you using? (more)


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Mark Mehling from Take Control Marketing
8 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Paul, you sound frustrated. Almost like my father after the Thanksgiving holiday, saying "Is it really worth all the time and effort to have family over? We cook, clean, ... (more)


Asked by Terrence Rock

I represent an insurance carrier that doesn't take credit or debit card payments. I haven't had an issue until now. I'm a beginning agency and need to know if I can possibly offer this option or... (more)

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Ron Elkin from Computer Doctor
0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, February 15, 2017

There are lots of options; your best choice with least cost is to use a CC swipe device with a smartphone and either Square or Paypal as your processor, which have the ... (more)


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Asked by Eric Groves

"Flying solo" and "being isolated" are two phrases used to describe how it feels to be a small business owner. If you think about the number of other business owners within a 5 mile-radius, you'll... (more)

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Clifford Woods from Vteam Services
12 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, February 13, 2017

How about "None of the above" or an "Other" Category? A perfect business mentor needs - I think above all - to have an ability to communicate, to get people to open up about their real ... (more)


Asked by Ryan Naylor

Do you feel or see it as relevant for consumers today? Do you use it when you shop or research? (more)

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Kevin Crysler from Mr. Handyman of Anne Arundel & NE PG
4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, February 10, 2017

Yes, BBB is relevant. While most people associate BBB with the businesses "grade", I urge consumer to check for accreditation. An unethical business will lose it's accreditation quickly.

Also BBB is now ... (more)


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Leveraging the over 15,000 ratings and reviews on Alignable tells us a lot about what's working and what's broken for SMBs (#Broken). For example, Google with incredibly high (+46 NPS) overall... (more)


Asked by Jeff Moore

Just because a company is local doesn't mean it's better, but assuming a local company can compete in price and service with large, out of state companies, how does sales convince a buyer that... (more)

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Mark Mehling from Take Control Marketing
8 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Thursday, February 9, 2017

Both Pablo and David know their stuff.

Another approach is merely to consider why people are NOT buying local. Then answer that pain in their lives to build a long term ... (more)