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Back to School Lessons for Your Small Business

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The back-to-school season is upon us, and kids across the nation are sharpening their pencils and packing their lunch boxes as they ready for the first day of classes. But preparing for the academic season isn’t just for kids; business owners can take a tip from students and do their own back-to-school prep. Whether you’re …

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A Dozen Tips to Advertise your Website Online and Offline

"Internet Marketers – Offline Businesses Need Your Help "

I recently put together a few tried and true ideas to advertise your small business website during the summer/fall season and beyond. Here are twelve tips to get you started:   Tip #1 Put your URL on every piece of advertising you use to promote your company, your business card, letterhead, bills, checks, invoices, delivery …

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Is Your Advertising a Hit or Miss Proposition?

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… Try Advertising for FREE! Companies do not like to spend too much money on advertising because it it is often difficult to track a return on investment. Yes, you may bring in more people in the aftermath of an advertising campaign, but do you know how many of them were motivated by the marketing …

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Gathering Testimonials – May I Quote You?

"Gathering Testimonials - May I quote You?"

Have you ever wondered how to get more testimonials for your small business? But been afraid to ask for them? Do what I do: Whenever someone says something nice about my company (or me) in print, on the phone or in person, I say “thank you” and then follow it with “may I quote you?” …

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Want to Grow Your Business? Follow Up!

"Want to Grow Your Business? Follow Up!"

Do you want to grow your small business? Would you like to win friends and influence people? Would you like to be thought of as a consummate professional in your industry? Do you find yourself challenged with finding time (and the drive) to follow up? For me, following up can sometimes be a real challenge. …

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