Tag: small business

Small businesses say America is off track

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The National Federation of Independent Businesses (NFIB) released a survey of small business owners earlier in October which illuminated serious concerns on America’s future. According to the survey, 63 percent of small business owners believe that the United States is on the wrong track, 71 percent are “very concerned with the size and growth of… Read More

The top 3 sites to sell your professional business services

Making a name for yourself as a professional in the expansive online business community can be daunting. In addition to branding yourself as a private consultant of professional services, such as content writing and editing, graphic design, marketing, and web and mobile developing, it is also a good idea to utilize a freelancing marketplace to… Read More

Develop an internal communications plan to engage remote teams

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Technology has made it possible, and sometimes necessary, to hire remote team members. Even though more companies are embracing virtual offices, the fact remains that it’s difficult to maintain an effective line of communication with remote team members. It’s even more difficult to engage them.   Communications Problems with Remote Teams Companies with virtual teams… Read More

Blogging for Business: How to Generate Awareness with a Company Blog

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Do I Really Need a Blog? Blogs began as online diaries, the daily chronicles of virtual nobodies. As the popularity of blogs increased, the marketing savvy took notice, and blogs slowly transformed into something more. No longer the daily rantings of the self-involved, blogs have matured into thought provoking and inspiring publications for people looking… Read More

How Your Small Business Can Benefit From Public Relations

Small businesses don’t have the budgets of major corporations, leading many small business owners to forgo public relations activities altogether. Although public relations is multifaceted and modern public relations campaigns are becoming more innovative and complex, there are some simple techniques small business owners can use to generate awareness about their businesses.   Establishing an Online Presence… Read More