Social Media Tips That Will Amaze & Delight Your Fans

What’s new in the world of digital marketing and social media? Where do we start? Is that too many questions? Summer is here, which means in between tan lines and popsicles, you may have a few extra minutes to revamp your online presence. If you haven’t felt very social lately, try going at it from […]

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Sell Yourself: 5 Tips for an Impressive LinkedIn Profile

If you find it a little weird to talk about yourself, you’re not alone. In fact, many small business owners view LinkedIn as something for those still in the corporate world, or worse, as a waste of time. However, the benefits for small business owners are clear: establish your identity outside of your business, find […]

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Get Inspired! Easy Facebook Post Ideas for Small Businesses

There’s not much more inspiring (when it comes to a how-to blog post), than forgoing the typical “you must do this” format in favor of taking a look at real — and realistic — examples of how local business owners just like you are excelling at social media. And that’s why we’ve put together a […]

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The Business Owner’s Guide to Everything Yelp (And Then Some!)

Did you know that 79% of people who read online reviews say they trust them just as much as they would the personal recommendation of a friend or family member? (Tweet this) That’s powerful stuff. And Yelp, with over 120 million unique visitors per month, is still the most popular review site for many consumers, […]

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Hate Social Media? Here’s Your Pain-Free Plan for Success

When you have nothing else to do, social media can be an excellent way to pass the time. But if you’re a small business owner, managing your social media outlets, or even trying to come up with a social media plan, can feel like a drain on your short supply of energy, especially when your […]

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Gettin’ in a Quickie: How to Promote Your Blog Posts (Fast!)

I have a confession to make: Sometimes my blog posts can be a tad on the, shall we say, “longer” side? But that is not the case today. No, today I’m in the mood for something that gets right down to the action without any unnecessary talking. (Or typing.) Yep, that’s right, you’re about to […]

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How to Turn Your Daily Routine Into Amazing Blog Posts

The best part of a long day is that moment when you finally get to call it quits. Shutting down, heading home, and putting a rough day behind you are the moments all small business owners look forward to. But don’t flip on the TV just yet. As it turns out, those difficult days you […]

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Everything You’ve Ever Wondered About Facebook Contests

If you’ve been on Facebook recently, you’ve probably noticed more than a few contests being held by small business owners. Seems like fun, doesn’t it? But since contests can appear to be difficult to run and more than a little time-consuming, many business owners don’t consider them to be a viable marketing tactic. Here’s the […]

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A Simple Way to Generate Amazing Blog Post Ideas

Writing a blog would be awesome … if it weren’t for all the writing. Trying to rack your brain for an interesting blog post topic can be incredibly infuriating. You know blogging is good for business, and you know it draws online searchers to your site. But sometimes you simply cannot come up with an […]

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Grow Your Blog at Light Speed With This Website

We love blogging so much that we tend to hand out blog tips likes they’re candy on Halloween. A few post ideas here, some tips for fabulous headlines there – all in the effort to help you grow your small business. But once you’ve written that amazing blog post, you begin an entirely different kind […]

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