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In-House vs. Freelance Writers: Which Is Best For Creating Content?

In-House vs. Freelance Writers: Which Is Best For Creating Content?

In-House vs. Freelance Writers…Which Is Best For Creating Content? Most companies today know that you need to do more than just have a website that tells visitors what you do. You need to attract traffic, engage your visitors and convert them into leads. But how do you […]

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Beware of Debbie Lizotte – Facebook Scam

Beware of Debbie Lizotte – Facebook Scam

Beware of Debbie Lizotte – Facebook Scam There is a new Facebook scam going on right now! Watch out you could get scammed out of a lot of money. Facebook Scam Starts Today, July 24, 2015, my wife received a Facebook message from her uncle, who is […]

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How Do You Know if Your WordPress Site is Hacked?

How Do You Know if Your WordPress Site is Hacked?

How Do You Know if Your WordPress Site is Hacked? At first glance, you may not be able to tell that your WordPress site has been hacked, especially if you are able to access it or if there are no obvious changes to its appearance. Today’s hackers […]

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How Is Tiger Woods Golf Game like Running a Small Business?

How Is Tiger Woods Golf Game like Running a Small Business?

How is Tiger Woods Golf Game like Running a Small Business? You may be thinking…what on earth is this guy talking about? Tiger Woods playing golf and running a small business? What’s next, comparing Alex Rodriquez and Hank Aaron! C’mon! But if you stay with me for […]

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Will My Business Pay For My Retirement?

Will My Business Pay For My Retirement?

Will My Business Pay For My Retirement? For business owners contemplating retirement, one of the most daunting challenges you will undertake is preparing your business for sale.  The marketplace is more sophisticated than it was just a few years ago. Potential buyers are more skeptical, and determining […]

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How To Prepare Your Business For Sale and Get Top Dollar

How To Prepare Your Business For Sale and Get Top Dollar

How To Prepare Your Business For Sale and Get Top Dollar The marketplace is starting to look more promising for small business owners that are looking to sell their businesses.  2013 showed a noticeable increase in the amount of closed transactions, up 41.7% from the prior year […]

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What’s Your Business Really Worth?

What’s Your Business Really Worth?

My Friend’s Company Sold for 4 Mil, So Mine Has To Be Worth 5 Mil! The big wave is coming! Like many other facets of society the “Baby Boom Generation” will have a tremendous impact on the small business environment in the United States. Big Dreams or […]

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Over 1 Billion Passwords Taken by Russian Hackers

Over 1 Billion Passwords Taken by Russian Hackers

Over 1 Billion Passwords Taken by Russian Hackers In a recent article by the New York Times, a Russian crime ring has hacked the credentials of 1.2 billion user names and passwords, and amassed more than 500 million email addresses. What’s different about this type of hack […]

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Is Backlinking from Blog Comments a Good or Bad SEO Tactic?

Is Backlinking from Blog Comments a Good or Bad SEO Tactic?

Is Backlinking from Blog Comments a Good or Bad SEO Tactic? In the ongoing fight to get your website ranked highly by Google, many folks look to backlinking as one of the best options to achieve this result. But, is it a good idea or not to […]

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What Are KPI’s and Why Do I Need Them?

What Are KPI’s and Why Do I Need Them?

What Are KPI’s and Why Do I Need Them? How does a small business owner really know how well they are performing in various areas of their business? What criteria do they use to figure this out? How do they know what to really look for to […]

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The Business Owners Guide To LinkedIn Showcase Pages

The Business Owners Guide To LinkedIn Showcase Pages

The Business Owners Guide To LinkedIn Showcase Pages For many small and mid-sized businesses who haven’t yet established their social media presence, setting up a LinkedIn company page and Showcase Pages are a great first step to dip your toes into the world of online networking. LinkedIn is […]

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How To Make Cheap Awesome Mobile Forms That Work

How To Make Cheap Awesome Mobile Forms That Work

How To Make Cheap Awesome Mobile Forms That Work The need to become more efficient and productive at work is like searching for Jimmy Hoffa’s grave. Just when you think you have it figured out, someone else comes along and tells you that you’re digging in the […]

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Why Your Small Business Needs A LinkedIn Company Page  

Why Your Small Business Needs A LinkedIn Company Page   

Why Your Small Business Needs A LinkedIn Company Page    LinkedIn, often perceived as merely a recruiting site, is quickly becoming one of most cost-effective and potent sources available for business development. Strategic use of this frequently-overlooked hub for professionals could play a critical role in your […]

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How is Your Social Media Presence Tied to You Getting a Loan?

How is Your Social Media Presence Tied to You Getting a Loan?

Your Social Media Presence can Make a Difference in You Getting Financing If you think there’s no way it can be, you would be wrong. In what seems to be a growing trend among alternative credit providers, a business’s social media presence is starting to play a […]

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The Top 5 Apps a Business Owner Can’t Live Without

The Top 5 Apps a Business Owner Can’t Live Without

I Love These Apps! Even if you love technology, it can be a royal pain in the butt sometimes! There are so many apps out there that figuring out which ones to use in order to make your life easier is like to trying to figure out […]

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