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3 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Small Businesses and Retail Giants

3 Ways to Bridge the Gap Between Small Businesses and Retail Giants

Amazon is known for being one of the largest online retailers in the eCommerce world however, despite their many resources, it seems that small businesses still have a fighting chance to compete with them and all the other big dogs. Amazon, along with other retail giants, create stiff competition for small businesses, but there are some unique opportunities that smaller [...]

Simplify Facebook Ad Design with Social Postcards from Vistaprint

Simplify Facebook Ad Design with Social Postcards from Vistaprint

If you are a small business who understands the power of Facebook marketing and advertising, but just hasn’t been able to make it work for your business because designing the ads is too difficult, then you are in luck. Vistaprint, a global e-commerce brand empowering more than 16 million micro business owners to professionally promote their [...]

The 10 Best Invoicing Apps for Service-Based Businesses

The 10 Best Invoicing Apps for Service-Based Businesses

Name your favorite invoicing app or software for service-based businesses (please include a link) and explain why. 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. Plasso [...]

Chocolate, Growth and Publicity: A Sweet Story of Success [Video]

Chocolate, Growth and Publicity: A Sweet Story of Success [Video]

At the 2014 Small Business Summit, Sarah Endline, CEO of sweetriot, makers of  natural, healthy, yummy chocolate treats and snacks created in a socially responsible way, shares how her small town upbringing influenced her entrepreneurial journey.  Starting with the vision for her business and then working her way through discovering her delicious, guilt free chocolate, Sarah shares [...]

From Idea to Profits: Founder of UGG Boots Shares Story of Success [Video]

From Idea to Profits: Founder of UGG Boots Shares Story of Success [Video]

From going door to door to every surf shop in California, to exceeding over $1 billion dollars a year in sales, Brian Smith, Founder of UGG Boots is a prime example of how, with a little determination and persistence, you can turn an idea into profit. Brian shared this his story of success at the 2014 Small Business Summit in NYC. [...]

Winning Marketing Strategies that Will Crush Your Competition and Make Prospects Say “YES” [Video]

Winning Marketing Strategies that Will Crush Your Competition and Make Prospects Say “YES” [Video]

At the 2014 Small Business Summit, David Newman, author of “Do It Marketing” started his presentation with a live poll to the audience about their favorite forms of marketing.  Whether you chose to be tech savvy, anti-social media or a business that hasn’t even developed a website yet, there was one common goal among everyone in the room. [...]

Amazon Heats Up the Competition with New One-Hour Delivery Service: Prime Now

Amazon Heats Up the Competition with New One-Hour Delivery Service: Prime Now

The convenience of online shopping has created a whole new level of competition for not only online retailers but local retailers as well.  The luxury of shopping in your pajamas from home has made online shopping the more convenient choice however, it has not been able to trump the advantage of immediacy that offline retailers provide. Amazon, however [...]

3 Experts Discuss Marketing Automation: The Dangers and Best Practices of CRM

3 Experts Discuss Marketing Automation: The Dangers and Best Practices of CRM

CRM is a buzz word used by all the geeks to describe a technology and process where you mange your inbound leads, sales process and post sale as related to your customers and prospects. Join a discussion hosted by Profound cloud (technology consulting company) with Gene Marks and Ramon Ray Check out the discussion here.

Digital Marketing Lessons From a Celebrity Shark Tank Marketer [Video]

Digital Marketing Lessons From a Celebrity Shark Tank Marketer [Video]

Almost everyone has seen or has at least heard of ABC’s TV show, Shark Tank. In this video from the 2014 Small Business Summit we get the inside scoop from Cliff Worley, Chief Digital Officer at Shark Branding, on his experience working behind the scenes with celebrity billionaire, Daymond John. In the presentation, Cliff shares his advice and [...]

How to Write Marketing Copy That Gets the Results You Want [VIDEO]

How to Write Marketing Copy That Gets the Results You Want [VIDEO]

Writing engaging and informative marketing copy for your business can be a struggle. Finding the right words that convey who you are, what you do and target your ideal client can be a challenge. At the 2014 Small Business Summit, Jean Tang, founder of MarketSmiths - a creative copywriting agency located in Brooklyn – shared tips and strategies [...]