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Smart Hustle Recap: Small Business Administration Interview, How to Seize Small Business Opportunities, and More!

Small business owners may sometimes feel like they are struggling alone, but the truth is there are many resources available if you know where to look. One excellent resource is the Small Business Administration, or SBA. The SBA is an educational portal that includes articles, videos, and resources you need to get your business running […]

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Facebook “Call Now” Button Increases Local Awareness

In 2004, when Facebook was founded, the sole purpose of the site was to serve as a social networking platform for individuals to stay connected with their social circles.  Whether that be friends or family, many people sought out Facebook for their own personal use. Over the past many years, Facebook has continued to not only serve […]

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Study Reveals Power of Facebook for Small Business Marketing

Social Media marketing has become an essential for small businesses today. With almost half of the world’s population being active on the internet, it is one of the fastest and most effective ways to reach consumers. However, with so many different social platforms to choose from, knowing how to get started is often the biggest challenge […]

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3 Tips on Using Social Content Marketing to Elevate Your Online Marketing

Printed pamphlet. Emailed newsletter. Company blog post. No matter what form it takes, most businesses do some form of content marketing as a way to distribute content to customers and set yourself up as an expert or a reliable source of industry information. Content marketing is an important way to attract customers – but are […]

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Gary Vaynerchuk’s 16 Tips For Your Success In Marketing, Social Media, Entrepreneurship and More

Gary Vaynerchuk (Gary V) was interviewed by Startup Grind and and shared a lot of great insights on topics that impact small businesses, like marketing, reaching customers and using social media. While we definitely don’t want to encourage you to BE Gary V, you have to be YOU, we know you can use his small business […]

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2 Quick & New Ways To Get The Most From Social Content Marketing: Local, Scale and…

I asked Phil Penton, President of Social Integration to give us his insight into how smaller (yet growing) businesses can get the most from social media. His advice is below. Social Integration is an end-to-end reputation and social media management platform For small businesses, social media marketing often takes a backseat to what business owners might deem more “fruitful” […]

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Six Ways to Improve Your Social Media Marketing in 2014

Like SEO, social media marketing is constantly changing. New social networks, creative new social strategies, and changes to search engine algorithms all contribute to how marketers used social media differently in 2013. With 2014 on the way, it’s time to re-evaluate your social media strategy again. Here are the top ways to improve your social media […]

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Social Media More Important Than Ever in Consumer Buying

Do you go straight to Google before heading out to make a new purchase? If so, you aren’t alone. A recent study conducted by Digital Air Strike found that online reviews of car dealerships play a larger role than ever in shopping decisions of car-buyers. The study, which looked at both the social media habits […]