Business

How to Write a Business Plan: A Step-by-Step Guide (With Examples)
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Not all business ideas are good ones. Take my friend Eric, for example, who had the idea of a cell phone that doubles as a taser. Probably not the best product to have on the market. A lot of people have business ideas — it’s whether these ideas are any good that really matters. That’s precisely […]

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Why Agencies Need to Take a More Modern Approach to Winning New Business
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The times they are a changing. Not a week goes past without someone I meet telling me they are evolving their agency structure or services in some way to be ‘future ready’, yet if I ask them – “How are you changing your new business process to be stay competitive in an increasingly oversaturated and challenged marketplace?” – they […]

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5 Trends That Will Define Agency New Business in 2017 [New Data]
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Will 2017 be the year agencies fall dangerously out of touch with client expectations? How will the shift towards project-based work impact your agency’s ability to retain long-term clients? Do clients intend to move more marketing services in-house in 2017?  A new report from RSW/US examines these and other troubling trends, offering valuable insights into both agency and marketer perspectives […]

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How to Know If Your Business is Ready For an Open Source Platform
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In order to have a successful ecommerce site, online retailers have to choose the right platform. For many retailers, open source platforms are the way to go, offering undeniable freedom, flexibility and scalability. However, they’re not the best choice for everyone, as they can be very technical, expensive and difficult to manage independently.Here, we break down the […]

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How to Use Facebook for Business: 25 Facebook Marketing Tips and Tricks
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Although some of the younger demographics are passing up Facebook in favor of tools like Instagram and Snapchat, Facebook still dominates the market. With 1.09 billion people logging in daily (a 16% increase year-over-year), it’s still the most popular social network around. Not to mention, Facebook owns 77% of all social logins. If you want your business’ […]

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10 Tools That You Need to Use Before You Start Your Next Business
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Starting a new business takes a ton of work. Even with your initial passion, it’s never an easy undertaking. There are a great number of things that you need to research, plan out, get created, etc. before you “launch.” And you’ll always be wondering, “Did I forget anything?” What I’ve put together here is a […]

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11 Helpful Resources for Improving Your Business Skills
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Whether or not business school is worth the investment is a hot topic these days. But regardless of where you stand, you don’t have to go to business school to gain a better understanding of how businesses work. “Business” is quite a versatile topic with many components. There’s a lot that goes into becoming more business-savvy, whether it’s […]

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5 Reasons Small Business Owners Adopt Ecommerce
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You can set your small business apart in several ways, from your brand to the quality of your products. Still, even if you’re the top small business in your city, your audience is limited. How can you grow beyond the borders of your town?  Now you’re probably considering an ecommerce option for your company. As […]

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