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Many marketers use data after-the-fact to find out what worked but most are not using iteration in marketing to adjust efforts as they go.Apr 20, 2017 464 Shares
A new survey highlights examples of how small businesses lack SEO knowledge they need to help, or at least not hurt, their online marketing efforts.Apr 10, 2017 800 Shares
Highlighting the importance of a good online reputation, a new survey found that 84 percent of customers trust online reviews as a personal recommendation.Dec 15, 2016 498 Shares
Small businesses going global isn't the future. It's now, according to a new study that find more than half are already conducting business beyond our borders.Aug 26, 2016 136 Shares
As an entrepreneur, advice from all sources is invaluable. And this week, our small business community is dishing out a smorgasbord of help, covering a wide range of topics to help you run a better business.Aug 20, 2016 475 Shares
Customers have proven that they'll use your company's mobile app if they're getting something for their efforts. Here's what they expect your app to provide them.Aug 8, 2016 1.6k Shares
New data shows that small businesses are likely to increase their spending on SaaS products over the coming years.Jul 28, 2016 443 Shares
What does the newest generation of entrepreneurs really look like? A new survey from Sage attempts to give us a look.Jul 19, 2016 316 Shares
What cities in the U.S. are friendliest to small businesses? If you're looking to move to these top locations, you'll probably need a new pair of boots.Jun 23, 2016 266 Shares
We wrap up our series on entrepreneurial cities across the U.S. with this full look at our data in shareable infographic form.Jun 21, 2016 463 Shares
Alignable and GoDaddy have teamed up to determine what are the biggest things getting in the way of small businesses and enjoying success from their online operations.Jun 15, 2016 337 Shares