February 11, 2016

Marketing Tips

For specified, personal marketing tips and insights – be sure to use our Competitive Intelligence Tool to research your business. Target your market, map out locales, and discover how your business compares to your industry and local area by revenue, size, age, etc. Or simply browse this section for small business marketing tips, advice and insights about small business branding, email marketing, social media marketing and much more.


How to Become a One Man PR Team

Small business owners -- solopreneurs and of the smallest businesses, especially -- need to become on-the-fly experts to stay atop tech trends. Check out how you can become a one-man public relations team.

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8 Ingredients for Awesome Promotional Gifts

Sending out a truly memorable promotional gift needn't break the bank. But just the right touches can leave a lasting positive impression upon others of your brand and yourself as an entrepreneur and overall thoughtful person. What makes a promotional gift stand out from the rest? Check out these things to consider before giving.

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62 Highly Useful Presentation Tools for Sales and Marketing

Slide shows may be the down point of any business day -- especially for the really boring ones. Maybe it's the presenter, not the presentation? Either way, slide shows and presentations are here to stay and are getting more elaborate and useful every day. Check out this big list of helpful presentation tools best for sales and marketing efforts.

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10 Small Things You Can Do to Make Your Business Stand Out

The littlest things are usually the ones that matter most. The small business community knows that the small things and making changes to them, can make a big impact on your success. Check out what they shared this week regarding tips to make your small business stand out from a growing crowd.


3 Questions to Ask Before Ghostwriting to Amplify Your Brand

Ghostwriting could be a great way to advance and amplify your brand. If you've got the ability to produce content for others and potentially benefit yourself, ask these three questions before agreeing to any assignments.

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10 Ideas for Improving Your Business Website

Your small business website is the online face of your business. But what do you put on your site. Members of the small business community, this week, shared some helpful tips on building a better business website.

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Have You Heard of the Flat Lay or Boho Design Trends?

If you haven't heard of the Flat Lay design or the Boho design trend, you should check out the 2016 Creative Trends report from Shutterstock. These visual styles will be especially important for websites, social media, and content marketing in 2016.