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Tell Us About Your Company's Favorite Project

Tell Us About Your Company's Favorite Project

Share stories about the projects that stand apart for you and your business.
Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't.

Waiting for That 'Light Bulb' Moment? Don't.

Jim Koch launched the Boston Beer Company from his kitchen table in 1984. Now, 30 years later, the leader of the craft brewing movement is doing more than $700 million in sales. Here’s what he learned about starting up.
Putting Off Your Succession Plan? Don't.

Putting Off Your Succession Plan? Don't.

What if you die? What if you want to take a year-long sabbatical to Africa? Training and succession planning can ensure your company’s long-term survival.
This Google Feature Can Improve Your SEO

This Google Feature Can Improve Your SEO

Online marketing and SEO expert Neil Patel explains how this listing format can help you rank better in search results.
2 Tips for Getting More People to Read Your Blog Posts

2 Tips for Getting More People to Read Your Blog Posts

Here's a hint: It's all about social media.
Juggling Too Many To-Dos? Try These Helpful Task Management Apps.

Juggling Too Many To-Dos? Try These Helpful Task Management Apps.

With the right tech tools, multitasking doesn’t have to be a chore you dread. See which ones serial entrepreneur Scott Gerber uses to tame competing projects and priorities.
The 3 Most Important Elements of a Great Blog Post

The 3 Most Important Elements of a Great Blog Post

Entrepreneur and online marketing expert Neil Patel discusses what every successful blog posts needs.
Sam Adams Founder: 'You Can't Expect More of Your People Than You Expect of Yourself'

Sam Adams Founder: 'You Can't Expect More of Your People Than You Expect of Yourself'

Jim Koch, the founder of Boston Beer Company, gives his best leadership advice after three decades at the helm of the brewhouse that makes Sam Adams beer.
How to Find Inspiration for Your Next Blog Post

How to Find Inspiration for Your Next Blog Post

Online marketing expert Neil Patel offers some useful tips and resources for determining what you should write about online.
Why You Need to Start Accepting Mobile Payments Now

Why You Need to Start Accepting Mobile Payments Now

How embracing this convenient, easy-to-adopt growing checkout practice can expand and enhance your customer service, right from your smartphone or tablet.
3 Tips for Spying on Your Competitors Online

3 Tips for Spying on Your Competitors Online

Online marketing expert Neil Patel shares his best tips for getting an edge on your competitors.
Why the Founder of Papa John's Doesn’t Believe in Managing Employees

Why the Founder of Papa John's Doesn’t Believe in Managing Employees

John Schnatter, father of the global billion-dollar pizza franchise, explains how he builds a ‘culture of entrepreneurship’ that encourages employees to motivate themselves.
Avoid This Big Mistake When Optimizing Your Site for Search

Avoid This Big Mistake When Optimizing Your Site for Search

Online marketing expert Neil Patel says this is one of the most common SEO mistakes and can negatively impact how your site ranks in searches online.
To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game'

To Compete With Giants, 'Bring Your Small-Business Game'

Boston Beer Company, the maker of Samuel Adams, is the leader of the craft beer movement. But founder Jim Koch is also playing against beer titans such as MillerCoors and Anheuser-Busch InBev.
Pivoting? Keep this in Mind.

Pivoting? Keep this in Mind.

Give your company the time it needs to make important business changes pay off.
Want to Know What's Happening in Your Industry? This Addictive Magazine App Can Help.

Want to Know What's Happening in Your Industry? This Addictive Magazine App Can Help.

Flipboard lets you catch up on what's hot in your line of business in a few quick swipes.
Google Hangout: Kick Up Your Online Marketing With This Expert Advice

Google Hangout: Kick Up Your Online Marketing With This Expert Advice

Neil Patel shares some of his top SEO and content-marketing secrets.
Are You Giving Your Team the Support it Needs?

Are You Giving Your Team the Support it Needs?

These three tips can keep staff empowered and engaged – without micromanaging.
Protect Yourself: Turn On This Security Feature in Your Mobile Banking App

Protect Yourself: Turn On This Security Feature in Your Mobile Banking App

Sure, mobile banking apps let you track your cash on the go, but they can also help you protect it, too. Here's how. It's easier than you might think.
What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years

What Keeps the Founder of Sam Adams Going After 30 Years

Jim Koch has had the same title for the last three decades, but he's as excited as ever to go to work each day. Here's why.
To Engage Followers, Remember This One Simple Social Media Tip

To Engage Followers, Remember This One Simple Social Media Tip

While many small businesses blast out content via social channels, some fail to spawn authentic consumer engagement.
How Google 'Sitelinks' Can Improve Your SEO

How Google 'Sitelinks' Can Improve Your SEO

A step-by-step guide for getting sitelinks to show up in your results pages and how they can drive more traffic to your website.
Tell Us: Uber, Lyft or Traditional Taxi -- What's Your Favorite Way of Getting a Ride?

Tell Us: Uber, Lyft or Traditional Taxi -- What's Your Favorite Way of Getting a Ride?

As car-sharing services continue to gain steam, we want to know how you prefer to get around when you need a ride.
How Sam Adams Is Thriving as a Pony Among Clydesdales

How Sam Adams Is Thriving as a Pony Among Clydesdales

Jim Koch, the founder of Boston Beer Company, explains how his brewery came to be the biggest of the little beer houses.
Try These Tools to Supercharge Your Website Visitor Engagement

Try These Tools to Supercharge Your Website Visitor Engagement

A look at comprehensive solutions for boosting website visitor engagement, communications and conversions.

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