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Small Business Heroes

The Ultimate Email Marketing Strategy for a Small Business in 7 Steps

This tried-and-true promotional vehicle continues to be an important communications channel for scores of companies.
Social Media

Facebook to Host 5 'Boot Camps' This Summer to Woo Small Businesses

The social media giant is joining forces with Intuit, LegalZoom and Square in a cross-country bid to boost SMB success -- and the ad dollars SMBs spend on Facebook.
Content Marketing

A Benign Virus: Your Company's Content Shared Across Social Media

Sample the latest wisdom about how to post content about your business that others will be likely pass along.
Work-Life Balance

How to Work From Anywhere and Create Freedom in Your Business

From letting go of smaller tasks to delegating others, 'outsourcing rock star' Chris Ducker shares his insight on to striking the right work-life-balance.
Apps

2 Mobile Apps That Help Make a Busy Entrepreneur's Life Super Easy

Take it from tech expert Veronica Belmont. These tapps can save you time and hassle.
Twitter

How I Went From Zero to 380,000 Twitter Followers Without Spending a Dime

Twitter is a great way for your business to share news, engage with customers and attract new ones. While it takes a bit of work to gain a large following, the payoff is huge.
Customer Support

Hello? Is Someone There? Why Customer Support Matters.

Your service team can not only address client problems but give valuable feedback to your company and product.
Branding

Optimizing Your Website for Local Searches

With good content and quality links, you can attract more visitors located closer to home and increase your business' sales.
Sales Leads

Turn Your Website Into a Lead-Generating Machine

Whether you embed calls to action or simply better communication devices, make it easy for visitors to contact your business.
Connected Entrepreneur

My Must-Have Apps: Apps that Help This Founder Host Virtual Meetings and Get Her Kids Home From School

Apps help this CEO run a flexible jobs marketplace by day and balance demands from home by night.
Fun

Fun Times: Workers in Neighboring Office Buildings Had an Amazing Post-It Note Conversation

Who needs phones and emails when you can simply stick a couple of Post-Its on your window?
Snapchat

5 Reasons Every Business Should be on Snapchat

The disappearing-message platform gives you a chance to connect with customers more casually.
Customer Engagement

7 Damaging Myths About Customer Engagement to Promptly Discard

Instead of guessing your way through your relationships with customers, have a better understanding of what they want and expect.
Vine

Now You Can Send Private Vine Videos to Friends, Others

A new feature allows you to direct-message your six-second videos to others, including those who aren't on Vine.
Smartphones

7 Easy Ways to Save Your Eyes From Smartphone Strain

Try these super simple tricks to keep your smartphone-gazing eyes happy and healthy.