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Websites come in all shapes and sizes, and although you know your business needs one, it is not always clear what to choose. As a seasoned small business owner for 30 years, and also a web... (more)


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Opening up a business checking account can help you separate your personal transactions from your company transactions as well as include some awesome perks. However, most people don't know that... (more)


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Old advice says that the best days to send emails were Tuesday through Thursday morning, anywhere between 8 and 10 am. Times are changing now though, and you might be shocked to know that according... (more)


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In today's age of digitization and social media, we rely on more than just printed publications to receive information. More so now than ever, we are constantly bombarded with an overload of ads,... (more)

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0 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Thursday, January 12, 2017

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If you have been in management for any length of time, you've likely experienced how difficult it can be to actually train a team. In business, you are either growing or dying as no company can be... (more)

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David J Dunworth from Marketing Partners LLC
31 Locals Recommend Them • Posted on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Take the time and read AND discuss the book "Who Moved My Cheese?" If you wish to impart the wisdom of explaining how to accept change in business or in personal life, this is the metaphor ... (more)


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Mark Mehling from Take Control Marketing
7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Rick, I am a direct marketer. Your brand is determined by those you serve. Just like cattle get a brand from someone else, they don't brand themselves. The branding is all the different things you do ... (more)


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Oscar Mendo from Family Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning
3 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Monday, January 16, 2017

I am always looking for ROI.


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I'd love to hear from anyone who has discovered a unique way of generating leads! Let me know what's worked for you. I specifically target home & auto, but I go after construction risks on the... (more)

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Jesse Westphal from Redline SEO Services LLC. | A Phoenix SEO Company
0 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, January 13, 2017

Here are 6 steps you can take to generate P&C leads online.

1. Build a website with a blog focused on your industry.

2. Build profiles on all major social media sites ... (more)


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Shoppers return 2-3 times a week and spend on average 50+ minutes at store. Have you tired this strategy for your business? Did it work for you? (more)

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Bryan Christle from Royal Shell Real Estate
2 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Saturday, January 14, 2017

There is a very easy way to quantify the Grocery Cart Ad query. Bring a friend or family member shopping with you and do not mention the Cart Ads. On the way back home with the groceries ... (more)


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I know loaded question. :( Here's an age old question, what works in terms of marketing my new business. We've been open for a little over a year and I'm at a loss trying to figure out what I... (more)

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Mark Mehling from Take Control Marketing
7 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Sunday, January 15, 2017

Elizabeth, you're frustrations are not new. And I sense you may have invested in several 'This is perfect for your business' investments from someone who stopped by claiming to ... (more)


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Ruth Zeiss from Ruth Zeiss Greater Southbury CT Real Estate
1 Local Recommends Them • Answered on Saturday, January 14, 2017

I just attended a face to face networking event and it was scary, like holding your nose and jumping into the pool, but higly rewarding to meet new people. Some groups ... (more)


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Brady Huddleston from Centex Hosting, Inc
4 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Friday, January 13, 2017

The big issue for us is finding someone that understands our business. As its not just a one or two products that we sell we have 100's of options. Then breaking down cost ... (more)


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I had a client this week ask me for a card so that she could give it to her friend. What do you say to your clients so that they will refer your to their friends? Do you offer any incentive? Do you... (more)

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David J Dunworth from Marketing Partners LLC
31 Locals Recommend Them • Answered on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Referrals are what we count on to grow our business. We use a process, consistent with every prospect AND client. Believe it or not, we have received referral business from those that chose not to use our ... (more)