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Fabio and Mustafa should still be tweeting, says social media guru Gary Vaynerchuk.
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Use these tips to help generate a better response from your marketing and improve your return on investment.
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Why sales and discounts can cause damage and how to offer breaks without devaluing your products.
Remembering marketing principles is a must, but ignoring social-media innovations would be a mistake.
Google's latest online advertising solution promises to make setting up and managing local ads easier. Is it?
Small companies often can hire great sales pros if they commit to competing for them in the job market, the sales training expert says.
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Our Esquire Guy columnist explains how to make a good impression before a meeting even starts.
Social-media makes even the best marketers forget everything they already know about marketing.
When negative backlash mounted, the folks at TOMS Shoes quickly mobilized to quell the Web tumult. Here are three keys to a great apology.
Before you decide to launch a newsletter, plan for its success.
While its customer satisfaction score jumped by 3 percent in 2011, Facebook continues to disappoint the masses.
If you find yourself taking your local Subway for granted, Franchise Appreciation Day offers an opportunity to show your support.
Customer research can be yours for the asking, if you're willing to pay attention.
Marketing online is about more than hitting the publish button. Consider these suggestions for cross-promoting your content.
How do you attract customers in a crowded online market? Here's how reciprocal liking can help generate loyalty in seven easy steps.
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There's been a lot of hype about the growing popularity of marketing with quick-response codes. Here's why you might want to think twice before hopping on the bandwagon.
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