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Mikal E. Belicove

Mikal E. Belicove

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Mikal E. Belicove is a market positioning, social media, and management consultant specializing in website usability and business blogging. His latest book, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Facebook, is now available at bookstores. For more information, visit MikalBelicove.com.

Big Data

How to Make Predictive Analytics Work for Your Business

If used right, predictive analytics can take the guesswork out of understanding your customers so you can maximize sales opportunities.
Videos

The Idiot's Guide to Making a Video for Your Business

Never shot a video before? Don't fret -- we're here to walk you through it.
Coaches Corner

How Often Should I Update My Website?

Despite what you may have heard, for many businesses, daily updates don't make sense.
Bitcoin

What the Heck Is a Bitcoin Anyway?

And how can my business accept payments with the digital currency?
Growth Strategies

Why Are Employees Resistant to Using Internal Networks?

A look at how to show employees that using an internal network to communicate can save them time and frustration.
Take It From The Pros

6 Tools Your Business Should Invest in for 2014

Software and platforms make it cheap and easy for your business to address everything from marketing, to brand management to human resources.
Business Moving Forward

Tech Trend for 2014: The Risk in BYOD Offices

More work environments are adopting "bring you own device" policies but it's raising malware concerns.
Business Moving Forward

The Single Most Important Website Metric

What's the most important website metric for my business?
Business Moving Forward

What Self-Service Business Intelligence Is and How to Use It

This powerful form of analytics can make your business look smarter.
Technology

The Downsides to Cloud Storage

The cloud has changed the way we do business, but it's not all blue skies. Here are six not so great things about cloud storage.
Business Moving Forward

How to Determine Your IT Needs

Business owners and tech pros often have different views on IT needs. Here is how to strike a balance.
Run a Better Business

The Advantages of a Closed Social Network for Your Business

Creating a social network just for your employees can allow information to move more freely.
Business Moving Forward

Understanding 'Big Data' and What It Means to Your Business

There is a lot of information out there and it just keeps growing. Here are the basics of working with big data.
Business Moving Forward

The Best Way to Dispose of Old Gadgets

From erasing your data to finding an e-waste recycler, here's what you need to know when you're ready to let go of your old tech.