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Marketing

Growth Strategies

4 Contacts You Need In Your Network Now

Being strategic about who is in your network can speed your way to success. Here are four key groups to keep in mind.
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Here We Go Again: What Entrepreneurs Need to Know About Hummingbird, Google's Latest Update

With Google's improved ability to understand the meaning of questions, business owners will want to produce more content that answers specific questions.
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Analytics Platform Focuses on the Only Stat That Matters: Revenue

Mixpanel offers a Revenue Analytics tool that allows businesses to measure a customer's "lifetime value."
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Outspoken Ryanair CEO Michael O'Leary's Twitter Live Chat Was Fascinating, Inappropriate and Helpful

A CEO who has made being offensive part of his brand identity took to Twitter to face his customers and critics.
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Attitude Is a Choice. Choose Wisely.

In order to be a master networker, you have to maintain a positive attitude, no matter what the circumstance.
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3 Big Milestones in the Development of Twitter 'Language'

The first @reply, hashtag and retweet happened less than a decade ago, but in the world of social media, they're historic.
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Win People Over by Listening and Other Must-Read Business Tips

A look at how to hear what people are saying, why you shouldn't try to please everyone and more advice for business owners.
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Do Digital Ads Work? Who Knows.

With all the data available and all the money being spent on digital ads, it should be easy to decide how effective they are. Only, it isn't.
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The 4 Elements of an Irresistible Offer

Expert advice and inspiration from successful marketing campaigns.
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Why Macy's Thanksgiving Sales Strategy Is Killing the Competition

The retailer announced it will be open for its first Thanksgiving in history this year and while critics are grumbling, it's a brilliant sales strategy.
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Social Media Etiquette: 5 Questions to Ask Before Posting About the News

When a disaster happens or as the anniversary of a catastrophe approaches, it may seem like commenting is the right thing to do. Sometimes, silence is best.
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First Coffee, Now Fashion: Apparel Brands Seek Fair Trade Certification Despite Challenges

Patagonia is the biggest apparel brand to commit to Fair Trade standards so far, joining a select group of mission-driven entrepreneurial brands like yoga-apparel company prAna and shoemaker Oliberte.
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Facebook Allows Teens to Make Posts Public

In a move that could change the way companies market to teens online, Facebook will give teens the option of making their content public.
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Master Your 'Mingle-Ability': 5 Creative Ways to Network

Need help getting connected? Here are five ways to develop relationships outside the standard happy hours.
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Why Every Personal Brand Needs a Target Audience

You are your brand. Your personal and professional connections are your customers. Here's how to make the most of those relationships to get ahead.