Archive by category Marketing and Sales

SH Recap – Market Your Business, Improve Your Sales, and GROW!

SH Recap – Market Your Business, Improve Your Sales, and GROW!

Sales and marketing are two of the biggest concerns for small business owners, and admittedly these are two of our favorite topics to cover over on Smart Hustle. In this week’s Recap, we’re sharing some of the best marketing and sales article recently published that are sure to give you new strategies to think about […]

SH Recap – Market Your Business, Improve Your Sales, and GROW!

Smart Hustle Recap: Smart Hustle Conference, Digital Tools for Small Business & More

In this edition of the Smart Hustle Recap, we want to talk about an amazing upcoming event for small business owners – the Smart Hustle Conference, which will be held on October 20th in New York City! The official announcement came out recently, so we’re covering the event in our Recap, along with other articles […]

GoDaddy Hosting & Ecommerce Review: A Great Option for SmallBiz Owners

GoDaddy Hosting & Ecommerce Helps SmallBiz Owners Set Up an Online Presence

This article was written in partnership with GoDaddy, a company that offers domain name registration as well as hosting and ecommerce services to help you develop your online presence. The phrase rings out on websites all over the Internet – if you’re a business, “you HAVE to be online!” Although most small business owners will […]

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

This article was written in partnership with ShopKeep, an iPad POS System used by over 20,000 small businesses in the United States and Canada. Choosing the right point of sale (POS) technology is one of the many tasks for setting up your small business, and like other areas of building your business, it is complicated […]

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Make It, Ship It, Test It on Social Media, Then Sell It To Your Fans. The Power of MVP Creation.

I was reading the Wall Street Journals article about how designer Michelle Smith, sketched a dress “Selena” and after seeing the interest on social media, decided to accelerate it’s manufacturing. The Journal writes, “Over several weeks following Milly’s September show, the Selena dress garnered more than the usual attention on social media, particularly vogue.com, which […]

SH Recap – Market Your Business, Improve Your Sales, and GROW!

Smart Hustle Recap: Developing the Right Pricing Strategy, Using Color in Your Branding, & More

The Smart Hustle Recap took a break last week as the team celebrated Memorial Day with friends and family. We hope you also enjoyed the unofficial ‘kickoff to summer’ with your loved ones! Now it’s back to work, and we have a lot to share with you from the past couple weeks. The stories featured […]

Social Media and Websites - How Businesses Can Get it Right

Social Media and Websites: How Businesses Can Get it Right

This article is brought to you in partnership with Verisign, the global leader in domain names and internet security. When today’s customer wants to learn more about a business, the first place they usually turn is the Internet. This has made an online presence essential to a brand’s success. Setting up both a website and […]

3 Tips for Building a Solid Online Presence

3 Tips for Building a Solid Online Presence

This article is brought to you in partnership with Verisign, the global leader in domain names and internet security. In today’s Internet-driven marketplace, before a business can open its doors, an online presence is a must. Just as a storefront with an “open” sign once let communities know a business was ready for customers, a […]