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New York Entrepreneur Sells City Tap Water

As counter-intuitive as it may seem, New York tap water is incredibly fresh and pure.


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5 Things Every Small Biz Owner Should Know About Online Marketing

The following is a guest post by Kari DePhillips.


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How To Do a Marketing Audit

A marketing audit is a structured review of a business’s current marketing activities that is done to ensure that the marketing plan is performing as expected.


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The Deadly Sins Of Online Marketing

1.) Not Tracking Your Online Advertising

2.) Not Locally Targeting Your Online Marketing

3.) Not Claiming Your Google Place Page

4.) Failing to Optimize Your Landing Page for Conversions

5.) Not Training Staff on Lead Handling

6.) Poor Customer Service

7.) Letting Your Online Reputation Go Unchecked

Photo by Rex Dingler


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Profiting Off Season

Franchises in sectors that were long thought of as seasonal are finding that by adding new services and technologies, they can extend their operations year-round.


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Groceries Become More Male Oriented

Food makers, including giants Kraft Foods Group Inc.


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Using Halloween as a Marketing Opportunity

Spooky noises keeping you awake?


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6 Ways To Attract Customers

No matter what area of business you are in, if you don’t have customers than your business will eventually fail.


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How to Connect With Customers This Holiday Season

With the holiday season right around the corner, many small business owners are planning for the busiest time of the year, and it’s the perfect time to appreciate your current customers while gaining new ones.


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Niche Biz: Milo.com

The website taps into the inventory systems of more than 50,000 stores, including Best Buy, Crate & Barrel, and Home Depot, to let customers know where an item they’re searching for is in stock.