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Borrowing Marketing Strategies From Other Industries

A lot of people are going to try and tell you that there isn’t anything new as far as marketing goes. For the most part, this is true, at least until some new tech comes out that changes the game. Why not try tactics that other industries are using? Strategies that work well with general…
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Education Matters: Interesting Courses for the Entrepreneur

When I left university, I thought I was done with school. I’d learned the basics of reading, writing, and ‘rithmatic. I could get a job and make a living now. The more I talk to people with higher ed degrees, the more I realize how much education really matters. It’s not about knowing facts but improving…
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10 Companies That Took Off in Unexpected Ways

We constantly hear about the Microsofts and Apples of the world. The garage band companies from humble places. But those companies were a semblance of what they would eventually become. What about the companies that took a chance on something new? What about the jokes people expected to go nowhere? These are the surprising stories…
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Does SEO Matter for Your Company Blog?

Something I often hear from small business owners is, “Does SEO really matter for my blog? I mean, it’s just a blog, right?” The answer is: Yes. It matters quite a bit. On the off chance you’re the only show in town, it might not mean quite as much. But it still matters. Know all…
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Scam or Totally Legit Business? What You Need to Know About Multi-Level Marketing

I grew up watching my mom jump from one multi-level marketing business to the next. She was a stay-at-home mom who needed a hobby. It began with blocky 90’s jewelry and ended with Longaberger Baskets. I saw various things fill my parent’s shelves from candles and stamps to useless cooking utensils. My mom recently tried…
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If Your Head is in the Cloud Don’t Get Hacked

Al Gore didn’t invent the internet, but he did create Google’s secret Al-Gore-Rhythm. All jokes aside, ever since Al Gore didn’t invent the internet, network technology accelerated at light speed. We went from 56k dial-up to fiber quicker than the industrial revolution invented cars. This also means that network security needed to evolve just as…
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How to Keep Gmail’s Promotions Tab From Killing Your E-Mail Marketing

Google’s products aren’t really products. They’re portals. Just like a highway isn’t really a product even if it’s a toll road run by a private corporation. The real product is access. Google gives access to information. Gmail gives access to communication. How does Google make money from these things? Ads. Know all about a person.…
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Popular 80’s Brands That Are Gone (But Not Forgotten)

Are you wondering what happened to your favorite brands from the ’80s. From television to fashion, past decades always seem to come back in style, and the ’80s have been especially hot lately. As ’80s kids are fully entered adulthood and even having kids of their own, it’s the perfect time for a nostalgic look…
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AdSense Alternatives to YouTube Monetization

In a move that even out-shadowed the whole demonetization controversy of 2017, YouTube announced significant changes to its partner program in early 2018. As a result, many smaller YouTubers got booted from the YouTube Partner Program because they no longer met the new requirements. As a refresher, the new requirements called for at least 1,000…
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5 Ultimate Webmaster Tricks to Deal with Unhappy Customers on Social Media (2018)

“You can’t make everyone happy!” Cliché but true! No matter how good your products are, or how awesome your services may be, there will be some customers who will be unhappy with you and will show their displeasure on different channels including social media. In fact as a business owner, you will be receiving negative…
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Tips and Tricks to get you started with Social Media Marketing

Just when you’ve decided to build your social media presence, you face the dilemma “where do I begin”. You have so many platforms, so many users to connect with, a plethora of content you can explore from various angles! You should know that there is no one-size-fits-all strategy for social media marketing. It all depends…
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Five Companies You Didn’t Know Started Small (For Entrepreneurs Only) 2018

Bet you didn’t know that 69% of entrepreneurs started their business out of their home. Most people, even entrepreneurs, don’t have the startup capital to build an empire overnight. If you’ve seen Shark Tank, you know that those who hold all the money aren’t going to give it up unless they know you’re a good…
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What is the Future of Blogging? Exploring Some Ideas

With blogging being such a vast industry, it’s important that you stay ahead of the curve. This means to think about the future and start making the tweaks right now instead of later. This is how some of the MOST successful people in the world started because they visualized the world now and where they…
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Choose Wisely: Your Logo’s Color Could Change How They Perceive You

People perceive power when they see the color black. Researchers once surveyed the stats for 52,000 professional hockey games. They found that teams who wore black jerseys received more penalties for aggression than teams that didn’t. While color doesn’t technically exist (without our eyes to interpret, color would merely be light waves), it has a…
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7 Marketing Influencers to Watch in 2018

There are movers and shakers in every industry, but marketers tend to make a big name for themselves. After all, that’s their skill set — making cool things look even cooler and getting the word out about them. So what marketing influencers are on the horizon these days? Who are the next faces to watch,…
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