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Smart Hustle Recap: Tips for Stronger Small Business Relationships

Smart Hustle Recap: Tips for Stronger Small Business Relationships

In a sense, a small business owner is only as successful as the relationships he or she builds. There are relationships with customers, with business colleagues, with contractors, and with employees – and should any of these relationships fall apart, the fate of the business is in jeopardy. In this edition of the Smart Hustle […]

Nimble Segmentation

CRM Plus Social Plus Business Information Is A Winning Combination: Nimble Upgrades

As I travel cross the country, I’m amazed at the number of business owners who are still relatively new to the power of using content and “social media” to engage with their customers. Part of this rise is fostered and enabled by CRM companies integrating social dynamics into their platform. Today Nimble announces a slew of […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Winning New Business, Facebook Live & IT Security

Smart Hustle Recap: Winning New Business, Facebook Live & IT Security

It happens to many small businesses: you start out strong, generating a buzz that draws in customers and grows sales. Then time passes, and you realize you have not been winning any new business lately. While there is much to be said for keeping your existing customers happy and loyal, the only way you can […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Marketing via Word-Of-Mouth, Instagram Stories, and Videos

Smart Hustle Recap: Marketing via Word-Of-Mouth, Instagram Stories, and Videos

Earlier in 2016, Smart Hustle conducted its first survey to understand the goals and challenges of Smart Hustle readers. One solid finding that emerged was that our small business readers are very concerned about marketing: marketing strategy was listed as a top challenge and survey takers said they were eager to learn more via additional […]

Jeremy Howie

10 Important Facebook Marketing Tips Every Business Owner Needs To Know

As the largest social platform in the world, Facebook can help businesses connect with new customers, build brands and drive sales. Jeremy Howie is a Facebook Marketing expert, and gives his insight in this article. He’s a member of the Facebook 2016 SMB Council, digital marketing thought leader, and CEO of Enlightened Marketing LLC. You can […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Biz Expert Tips on Video Marketing, Time Management & More

Smart Hustle Recap: Biz Expert Tips on Video Marketing, Time Management & More

If you run a blog on your own business website, you know how much work goes into keeping the blog updated. At Smart Hustle, we are happy to have an excellent team who can help make that happen. In addition to our own writers, we accept contributions from readers and also have a pool of […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Google Analtyics How-To, Recovering from a Sales Slump, and More!

Smart Hustle Recap: Google Analytics How-To, Recovering from a Sales Slump, and More!

When it comes to your marketing and sales efforts, one of the most important things that you need to do is track statistics related to your progress. How else would you know when something is (or is not) working? How else could you refine your campaigns and improve your performance? One of the most helpful […]

Video Production Tips for Small Business

Video Production Tips for Small Business

Video is one of today’s most important marketing tools. It’s estimated American adults spend more than five hours per day watching video online. SMBs shouldn’t be afraid to jump into video. Your options range from low cost, DIY videos to polished, professional marketing video. Wondering where to start?   Why You Need Video You should […]