Maintaining Your Web Traffic

September 10, 2014 6:00 am1 comment
Maintaining Your Web Traffic

Okay, so now you have a steady flow of website traffic on your newly built website and people have started talking about you. Your traffic builds as more and more unique visitors swarm your website.

But then, you see 10,000 of your traffic slowly disappear. From 10,000 to 7,000 to 5,000 then down to 100. You started panicking and then you don’t even know what to do.
Before that happens to you, you need to understand how a web owner should maintain web traffic.

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Manage By Numbers, Lead With Stories

September 8, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
Manage By Numbers, Lead With Stories

When you are in charge, you have two critical tasks to accomplish. It doesn’t matter if you are a CEO, an entrepreneur, or a pee-wee soccer coach; there are two jobs that you need to excel at to succeed. First, you have to make decisions. Then, you have to get people to execute on those decisions.

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How To Keep Your Customers Using Subscriptions

August 25, 2014 6:00 am0 comments
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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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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3 Easy Body Language Adjustments for Better Business Meetings

July 23, 2014 8:00 am4 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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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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When Does It Make Sense to Use Third Party IT Services?

July 11, 2014 5:00 am1 comment
When Does It Make Sense to Use Third Party IT Services?

Some companies either don’t have the capacity or the ability to expand and manage their own IT infrastructure. The potential benefits of moving some IT resources off site can address many of these concerns, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that every company should immediately make the shift. There are a number of factors that could still impact your decision to use a third party service provider.

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Google Launches $100 Million Venture Fund To Invest in European Startups

July 10, 2014 10:36 pm0 comments
Google Launches $100 Million Venture Fund To Invest in European Startups

European entrepreneurs have a reason to celebrate this weekend as Google is bringing its bank account across the pond. Google Ventures announced today that they’re launching a new venture fund to invest $100 million in Europe’s most disruptive startups. “We believe Europe’s startup scene has enormous potential. We’ve seen compelling […]

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Top 5 Accounting Software For SMBs

July 9, 2014 8:00 am1 comment
Top 5 Accounting Software For SMBs

If you own a small business, you can likely benefit from using accounting software made for the typical SMB. There are so many programs available that it’s hard to choose the best one.

In general, accounting software will reduce your stress by increasing your efficiency. These five programs will do just that.

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SMB Workforce Part 2: Policies and Enforcement

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SMB Workforce Part 2: Policies and Enforcement

One of the greatest fears small business owners express when launching HR initiatives is the loss of their unique, close-knit working environment. Small business owners move away from corporate America because they don’t want to be bound by legislature and regulations, right?

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The South and Silicon Valley: 4 Tips For Bigger, Better Entrepreneurship

June 17, 2014 5:00 am0 comments
The South and Silicon Valley:  4 Tips For Bigger, Better Entrepreneurship

In Nashville last week, LaunchTN gathered entrepreneurs from 10 states and over 70 investment firms for a shindig known as SouthlandSE. The “investor-conference-cum-Southern-festival” goes on alongside Bonaroo. It is gaining steam as the “SXSW” of the South.

This year, CEOs from Silicon Valley companies, such as Box, Bonobos, PayPal, and Pando, shared the stage with top startups from Atlanta, Chattanooga, Memphis, and even Mexico.

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SMB Workforce Pt. 1: Why Hierarchy Matters For Your SMB

June 16, 2014 5:00 am0 comments
SMB Workforce Pt. 1: Why Hierarchy Matters For Your SMB

Small business employees operate more like a family than a corporation. They work alongside each other each day, developing a natural closeness and loyalty.

But what happens when employees become a little too comfortable at work?

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