Archive of October 2014

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Success with Social Marketing: How to Build A Strong Customer Following Using Social Media (Video)

Do you struggle with social marketing in your small business? Are you lost when it comes to using social media to help GROW your business and build a strong customer following? If you answered “YES” to either question, then we have a gift for you! Our very own Ramon Ray, technology and marketing evangelist and the editor […]

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Amazon’s Brick-and-Mortar Store and How It Will Impact Your Local Business

Many of you have probably already heard the announcement of Amazon’s first brick-and-mortar store, which is set to open in New York City just in time for this year’s holiday shopping season. Amazon has been leading the way in online sales for years, so the arrival of a brick-and-mortar location makes perfect sense for the […]

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10 Tips to Making Dropbox a More Powerful Business Tool

The cloud based data storage website Dropbox is a great way to manage your business information. Dropbox allows you to share large files with clients and employees without losing control of data, keep your team updated on what’s happening, track progress of assigned projects and tasks, auto-back up important files, encrypt information and much more, […]

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8 Ways Tech Employees Can Learn More About Tech Industry Trends

What is one awesome event or class tech employees should consider to stay on top of tech industry trends? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Flexible […]

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The Rise of Small Business: How Technology is Finally Favoring Mom’n’Pops Over Walmart

If you’ve booked a flight, read a book, or listened to a song recently, you are a walking testimony to how new technology can change entire industries. However, the unwelcome truth behind most new innovations is that they are accessible, at least at first, only to the lucky – and wealthy – few. Innovation can […]

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Walmart Updates Website to Compete with Amazon in a Battle of the Ecommerce Space

Amazon is clearly the dominate force in the eCommerce space, with over $67.9 billion in online sales in 2013. But online retail is a BIG space and the question becomes, “if someone else can create the same experience as Amazon, can they take a portion of those sales?” Walmart is testing that very question and […]