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My Success Story: How David Hassell Discovered His Purpose By Helping Others Achieve Theirs

August 27, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
My Success Story: How David Hassell Discovered His Purpose By Helping Others Achieve Theirs

I’ve always had an entrepreneurial spirit. When I was about 13 or 14, I partnered with a friend to make specialty chocolates that we sold at school. We were successful until the partnership dissolved over an argument on how to use our profits. It was better than going belly up, and I learned my first valuable lesson about communication.

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Social CRM Platform Nimble Launches New iPhone App

August 26, 2014 12:51 pm0 comments
Social CRM Platform Nimble Launches New iPhone App

Nimble, the Social CRM platform, has released a new iPhone app. The new Nimble iOS app comes a week after updates to the user interface design of their web experience including the search bar, task and collaboration notifications, help center and inactivity notifications. The new iPhone app has been completely redesigned [...]

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HubSpot Files $100M IPO To Take The Inbound Marketing Company Public

August 25, 2014 6:13 pm0 comments
HubSpot Files $100M IPO To Take The Inbound Marketing Company Public

Hubspot has filed to go public on Monday with a $100 million initial public offering. The Boston-area based tech company, founded by Dharmesh Shah and Brian Halligan, filed its S-1 document with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commissions and will trade under the symbol HUBS on the New York Stock Exchange. According [...]

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How To Keep Your Customers Using Subscriptions

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How To Keep Your Customers Using Subscriptions

One good way to keep a customer is to make them happy via a subscription. This no-brainer tip is a basic necessity to business, especially to those has subscriptions included in their itinerary. From monthly magazine deliveries to house to house freebies, more and more business owners have used different strategies to cope up with the competition of subscription.

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How To Ramp Up Your Content Marketing Efforts

August 22, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
How To Ramp Up Your Content Marketing Efforts

How do you get started with content marketing?

For companies unfamiliar with content marketing, this isn’t easy to do. Thankfully, there are tried-and-true ways to take the plunge and get started.
Ready? Start by following this advice.

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5 Reasons No One Shares Your Content

August 20, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
5 Reasons No One Shares Your Content

Receiving shares and likes on social networking websites is the most powerful way to promote your business; however, getting them is never easy. To receive recognition you need to work for it; that means your content has to provide information that readers can’t get elsewhere. Simply rehashing articles that have already been published on other websites won’t cut it.

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5 Staff Members Every New Web Owner Needs

August 18, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
5 Staff Members Every New Web Owner Needs

Building up a newly born website is very hard, especially if you’re the type of person who likes to work alone. Getting that website to be popular enough to generate traffic is a tremendous task that is complicated to work on; a single person can’t work it out alone.

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5 Tips for Generating Web Traffic

August 11, 2014 6:00 am1 comment
5 Tips for Generating Web Traffic

As a website owner and SEO specialist, there are hundreds (or even thousands) of tips and tricks on getting more traffic to your website.
Most of these tips can be very effective if they come from other SEO specialists, but the problem is that not all of these helpful ideas can be applied to all types of businesses, especially to those website owners who are just starting their race against the world of internet marketing.

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WeChat Introduces Message Recall Feature, Tag For Contacts, Bulk Favoriting

July 30, 2014 11:20 am0 comments
WeChat Introduces Message Recall Feature, Tag For Contacts, Bulk Favoriting

The fastest growing messaging app in India and globally as well, WeChat has introduced an exciting feature in its latest version, that could be a life saver too. WeChat 5.3.1 for Android and iOS has a cool new ‘Message Recall’ feature allowing you to recall any message sent within the [...]

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4 Ways Vehicle GPS Technology Can Help Companies

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4 Ways Vehicle GPS Technology Can Help Companies

Tracking technology is becoming an industry standard, especially for expensive assets and inventory. The trend is resulting in higher demand for hardware and solutions providers. There are nearly 6 million tracking devices in the United States. That figure is expected to jump to 15 million by 2015.

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6 Benefits Of LinkedIn Publishing You Can’t Afford To Ignore

July 25, 2014 9:00 am0 comments
6 Benefits Of LinkedIn Publishing You Can’t Afford To Ignore

No job or career lasts forever but your professional brand will last a lifetime. How are you investing in it? Today building your professional brand has never been easier with the new LinkedIn publishing platform. This is Part 1 of 2 posts discussing LinkedIn publishing. Below I’ll introduce you to [...]

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Internet Marketing 101: Content Marketing

July 24, 2014 5:00 am1 comment
Internet Marketing 101: Content Marketing

One phrase that you’ll hear over and over again in the online marketing realm is that “content is king.”

This is, without a doubt, a true statement. But, just like any other governing official, if this king doesn’t have a sustainable plan to appease the masses, then the only thing on the horizon will be a bloody revolt, deposition, and possibly a beheading.

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3 Easy Body Language Adjustments for Better Business Meetings

July 23, 2014 8:00 am3 comments
3 Easy Body Language Adjustments for Better Business Meetings

With more and more of our time spent online, there are hundreds of articles that will help you develop the perfect online presence. You can learn how to create an optimized social media profile, a blog post with the perfect headline, and a website that will make you look like the pre-eminent expert in your field.

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Bulking Up On Internet Security Now Can Save Your Business Later

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Bulking Up On Internet Security Now Can Save Your Business Later

A 2013 study estimated that the cost of cybercrime last year escalated 78%, with an average cost of $1 million to resolve an attack. Many concerns are raised as predictions indicate that cybercrime will continue to increase in the near future.

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8 Tips To Help You Keep Your Data Safe

July 18, 2014 5:00 am0 comments
8 Tips To Help You Keep Your Data Safe

In 2012, more than 78% of businesses had suffered at least one data breach in the last two years, according to a Trend Micro-sponsored study conducted by the Ponemon Institute.

No matter their size, all businesses using any kind of internet or wireless connectivity need to be aware of data security in order to keep data as safe as possible.

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My Success Story: How Ryan Jenkins Reignited His Motivation

July 17, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
My Success Story: How Ryan Jenkins Reignited His Motivation

I was in my car inside the company parking deck dreading going inside to start yet another workday. My soul screamed having to divorce my personality and passions every day before entering the doors of work.

Wasn’t I full of hope, energy, and creative ideas once? How did I get here? It’s as if I bought something I was super stoked about only to experience buyer’s remorse once I brought it home. Except my remorse was surrounding my career…my life.

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Mobile Banking: Casual, Convenient, Safe

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Mobile Banking: Casual, Convenient, Safe

Around the world, mobile banking is picking up steam as a banking choice for a number of practical reasons.

One of the most prevalent of those reasons is that mobile banking is a convenient and simple way to bank; another is that it gives those who don’t have access to traditional brick-and-mortar banks, a way to safely deposit their money, shop, pay bills, and transfer funds between themselves and other individuals or organizations.

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LinkedIn Acquires Newsle, The Google Alerts Of Professional News

July 15, 2014 11:06 am0 comments
LinkedIn Acquires Newsle, The Google Alerts Of Professional News

LinkedIn has acquired Newsle, the news alerts startup for your professional and social network. Newsle sends email alerts to its users whenever it finds news about their social network connections. We founded Newsle with a simple goal: to deliver important news about the people who matter to you. Three years and [...]

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3 Questions Business Leaders Should Ask Themselves Before Solving ANY Problem

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3 Questions Business Leaders Should Ask Themselves Before Solving ANY Problem

A place you can see this lack of forethought in the business world is the rapid-fire manner in which entrepreneurs and business owners solve problems. For those leading a business, it can seem that every day is simply a pinball game in which they bounce from problem to issue to obstacle to annoyance to challenge.

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Mindreading 1.2: 10 More Questions To Take Your Team from 0 to 60

July 14, 2014 9:46 am0 comments
Mindreading 1.2: 10 More Questions To Take Your Team from 0 to 60

How do you discover what is going on in the minds of your employees? Ever wish that you had the power of mind-reading, or mental telepathy?

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