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social media marketing

Danger of Relying On Social Followers: When Social Algorithms Change, You Lose.

Absolutely, social media is on FIRE and “everyone” is using Facebook, Snapchat, Instragram, Twitter or some other social network. For sure, EVERY business must be using social media. However, it’s also important to build your own list of email addresses and other contact information (cell, physical mailing address) so you have direct contact with your […]

Tips to Build a Winning Ecommerce Store

Tips to Help Your Business Build a Winning Ecommerce Store

Whether you’re starting up a new business or own an existing brick-and-mortar location, you’ve likely considered setting up an online store to reach a wide customer base. If you’re considering selling products or services online, there are two things you should know: There has never been a better time for e-commerce. It has never been […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Robert Herjavec Interview, Hiring Tips, & Protecting Your Biz in a Divorce

Smart Hustle Recap: 3 Informational and Inspirational Smart Hustle Interviews

Smart Hustle Magazine is known for interviews. As a site that is both for small business owners and about small business owners, Ramon Ray uses audio and video interviews to tell inspiring small business stories and keep readers informed about the latest technology and small business advice. In this issue of the Smart Hustle Recap, […]

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LinkedIn Expands Content Options. So Much More Than Jobs and Networking.

LinkedIn made an interesting acquisition recently. It purchased a company Run Hop, which helps companies provide more relevant content to their users. According to the WSJ, “Run Hop, founded in 2014 and based in San Francisco, developed services designed to show users articles, videos and other content tailored to their interests. Its services weren’t widely […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Robert Herjavec Interview, Hiring Tips, & Protecting Your Biz in a Divorce

Smart Hustle Recap: Small Business Week Events + 3 Amazing Interviews

Small Business Week has officially begun! Maria Contreras-Sweet, the administrator of the Small Business Association (SBA), declared May 1-7 as the dates for Small Business Week 2016, so it is officially time to boost your small business knowledge and celebrate your favorite small businesses. In this Smart Hustle Recap we have a huge list of […]

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For Small Businesses, Facebook Is the Dominant Media Pillar

There’s 4 big pillars of advertising – print (newspapers, magazines), radio, TV and Facebook. End of story. It’s not …and social media…it’s “and Facebook”. Facebook’s $5.2 billion of advertising revenue in the first quarter, 1.7 billion users, profit of $1.5 billion continue to make Facebook a POWERFUL contender far beyond it’s rivals such as Twitter […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Robert Herjavec Interview, Hiring Tips, & Protecting Your Biz in a Divorce

Smart Hustle Recap: Small Business Community Launched, Peter Shankman Joins the Team & More!

Last week was a busy week for the Smart Hustle team, so there is plenty to share in this Smart Hustle recap! As you know, we typically feature 3-4 of the hottest stories in our recap. This week, we also have some exciting news to share with you. Smart Hustle has welcomed Peter Shankman as […]