March 24, 2017

Community Tips for Improving Your Business in the New Year and Beyond


No matter how hard you’ve worked to build your business, there’s always room for improvement. With new technology, trends and business strategies, there are constantly new ways for making your business better.

For tips on improving your business in the new year and beyond, check out the weekly Small Business Trends community news and information roundup.

Generate Leads Through Viral Content

(Bill Acholla)

Creating content that goes viral is a great way to get some attention and notoriety for your business. But you need to take some extra steps if you want that content to actually generate leads. Bill Acholla shares tips for creating viral content that generates leads from some top business experts.

Use These Popular Article Types That Get More Social Shares

(SEOPressor)

When readers share your content on their own social channels, it increases the likelihood of that content going viral and bringing you new readers and customers. So it may be beneficial for you to use some of these popular article types that get social shares, explained by Ben Seow. You can also see discussion about the post on BizSugar.

Check Out These eCommerce Design Trends for 2016

(ShopIntegrator)

Technology is always offering new features, designs and trends for online businesses. So if you own an eCommerce store, it’s important to try and keep up. That way shoppers have access to the best possible experience. Here Simon Horton includes some upcoming design trends for eCommerce sites in 2016.

Use These SEO Tips from Google Patents

(Basic Blog Tips)

Google patents include very specific information about how the search engine operates, meaning they can be a great resource for developing your SEO strategies. Daniel Tan shares 10 SEO tips straight from Google patents.

Learn About Creating a Social Media Marketing Strategy

(Stuart J Davidson)

If your business doesn’t have a social media marketing strategy, you’re missing out on a valuable resource. Stuart J. Davidson includes a complete guide to building a social media marketing strategy. And members of the BizSugar community share their thoughts on the post.

Encourage a Healthier Office

(SmallBizDaily)

So much goes into running a successful business. But even with the best ideas and employees, you can’t get much done if your team is always sick. For that reason, it can be beneficial to create a healthier office with tips from Larry Alton.

Use These Neuroscience-Backed Principles to Skyrocket Sales

(Neil Patel)

Selling can be a complicated process. But understanding how the mind works when it comes to making buying decisions can help improve your odds. Neil Patel shares seven principles backed by neuroscience that can help you improve sales.

Learn That Working for the Man is Not Everything

(Strella Social Media)

Many people grow up thinking there’s one right way to make a living. But entrepreneurship requires that you change that thinking, as Nathan Smeal discusses. BizSugar members also share thoughts about the post.

Use This Last Minute Holiday Checklist for Online Retailers

(Marketing Land)

The holiday season can be an incredibly busy time for retail businesses. To make sure that your business can handle the chaos and thrive during the busy season, take a look at this last-minute holiday checklist by David Rekuc.

Build Your Customer Service Skills

(When I Work)

Customer service is always important to every business. But even if you think you have exemplary customer service, there’s always room to improve. Rob Wormley shares some tips for skyrocketing your customer service skills. And BizSugar community members share their input here.


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  1. Great post. Bill Acholla’s lead generation article was fantastic! Thanks for sharing!

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