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Are You Ready To Be A Small Business Entrepreneur?

Starting a small business is not for the meek. It takes guts, tenacity and long hours to make a small business successful. Most small businesses wind up closing down within the first two years. While you might have a great idea, you have to be ready to become a small business entrepreneur. It takes a …

Security Scanning Protects Your Business Website and Customers

The visitors to your website typically assume they are surfing around in a secure environment. Customers must feel a sense of trust to share their personal information to place orders and subscribe to updates. It is your responsibility to ensure this trust is never violated. Security scanning is essential to ensure your website environment is …

Web Design and Content Strategies to Implement in 2014

The world of technology moves quickly and so should your approach to web design and content development. Staying fresh and relevant is crucial to continue to corner the market. The strategies you used last year might not be as effective in 2014. Consider a few ways to revamp your website and content to attract more …

The Benefits of Hiring a Business Coach

When young athletes want to get a scholarship or play sports professionally, they depend on a coach to help them achieve their goals. This same approach is effective when you want to build a thriving business. A talented business coach can help you take the right paths, boost your morale and lead you down the …

Basics About Lead Generation

If you ever worked in sales or telemarketing, you know how difficult it can be to handle cold calling. Often you wind up contacting someone who has no interest in what you have to offer. Certain people are even rude or upset you tried to sell them something. Lead generation makes the job of sealing …

Top Reasons Why Your Business Website Needs a Blog

A business website is a central hub offering information about your products, services and company. It might include descriptions of certain items, contact info for your company and an overview of what you do for customers. Adding a blog to your website gives you a place to provide updates, facts and advice to your readers. …

The Benefits of a Webmaster for Your Small Business

Many small business owners try to handle the majority of work on their own. It is natural for a small business owner to wear several hats but some of them are better worn by a person with the proper skills for the job. Besides an accountant and an attorney, one of the essential service people …

Basics About Using Social Media to Market Your Business

When social media was introduced a few years ago, people wondered whether it was here to stay. Grandparents were using social media to see photos of their families and kids were posting about their latest social antics. Now social media has grown up and is clearly part of everyone's lives. Small businesses are harnessing the …

5 Affordable Marketing Campaigns That Complement SEO Strategies

Savvy online entrepreneurs realize it takes more than SEO to attract attention and convert visitors into paying customers. Search engines are focused on driving traffic to your website, not sealing the deal. A multi-level approach to marketing works best. Consider five affordable marketing methods that complement your SEO strategies for total success. 1. Direct Mail …

7 Ways Small Businesses Can Plan for a More Productive New Year

As everyone prepares for holiday parties and gatherings, thoughts come to mind about the new year ahead. People often make personal New Year's resolutions. There are also 7 ways small businesses can plan for a more productive and happy new year. A few simple changes can make 2014 your best year ever. 1. Think About …