Archive of May 2015

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MANTA Study Shows that Facebook ROI Falls Short for Small Business

Manta, the company exclusively dedicated to helping small businesses, recently conducted a study of how small businesses view social networks and the effectiveness they provide to their marketing. This study, which comes just as we begin to see an increase in social networks courting small business for advertising revenue, revealed some interesting insight, including that […]

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Talk@AnyMeeting.com Service Makes Conference Calls Even Simpler

Conference calls have always been a simple and efficient way to run business meetings with remote workers, but now AnyMeeting is making it even easier with a new service called Talk@AnyMeeting.com. If you’re unfamiliar with AnyMeeting, let’s start with a quick background. AnyMeeting is a small business solution for conferencing that allows you to set […]

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New Smart Contacts App from Nimble Brings Contact Insights Anywhere You Work

With everyone pushing social media these days, saying you ‘have’ to make social accounts, and so many to choose form, it can be easy to lose track of why social media is important in the first place. The simple answer is social contacts. Social media allows you to build and nurture contacts with people all […]

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Amazon’s “Trunk Delivery” Program is Delivering Packages in Customers’ Trunks

No one can deny the convenience of online shopping -you search products online,  click ‘purchase’ and in a matter of days your products are delivered directly to your doorstep.  But, what happens when you’re not available to receive your package? With most delivery hours taking place during working hours, packages are often left exposed for anyone to take, thrown […]

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11 Tricks for Launching Google AdWords

I’m just getting started with Google AdWords. What is one tip or trick I should consider? 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. Start With […]

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Video and Content Key Behind Verizon’s $4.4 Billion Purchase of AOL

Last week Verizon, the nations largest wireless carrier, announced a plan to purchase AOL for $4.4 billion in cash, pending regulatory approval. The purchase will combine one of the largest mobile networks with a leading content provider, and will give Verizon a significant foothold in the world of digital media and marketing. This is not the first play […]

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New App Turns Gmail Into a Collaboration and Project Management Tool

Email is an important part of any business, but it’s certainly not the most collaborative tool in the world. Discussing and managing projects with email often results in disjointed conversations where everyone is not on the same page. Because of this, many business owners have opted for more collaborative project and customer management systems. But […]