Welcome to the toxic workplace! You may have already been here before, actually. Maybe you worked for a business you knew was bad out of necessity. You might have taken the job for a paycheck, desperate to find work, only to discover a unpleasant company culture and dysfunctional boss lurking beneath the surface. The inverse […]

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You’ve been laid off from your job and you’re applying to collect unemployment benefits. But instead of looking for another job, this time you want to finally start a business, like you’ve been dreaming of for years. Can you use your unemployment benefits to finance your startup? Back in 2012, the Department of Labor announced […]

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By Graeme Caldwell As an e-commerce entrepreneur, you’re constantly looking for ways to increase profit margins. A favorite saying among business owners is “Work smarter, not harder.” One of the best and easiest ways to work smarter when it comes to marketing your e-commerce shop is to utilize Facebook ads. Facebook has evolved from a […]

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By John Hawes Substance abuse in the workplace is a very real problem for small businesses. It’s also a costly one. According to the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence, drug abuse alone costs workplaces $130 billion in lost productivity, while alcohol abuse is costing upward of $240 billion—73% of which is due to […]

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By Karyn Chylewski As far as age and impact go, for us Gen-Xers, some may say we are past our so-called prime, that we are on the verge of being dismissed, becoming irrelevant, and have had #ourturn. With all the buzz around millennials and their coming of age, as far as they are concerned, it […]

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Business Opportunity and MLM Lead Generating; by WDigigns After speaking with a friend today who is active in Network Marketing and discussing the common issues in his line of business. I told him that I have a lead generating system that I use for my businesses which has generated 56 Business Opportunity Leads for me […]

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With more than a billion websites on the internet, it’s going to take a lot for your brand to stand out from the crowd. At the same time, even if someone does visit your site, it’s likely they will only spend a few seconds scrolling through your content before moving onto the next site. This […]

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By Adam Witty Remarketing is a powerful online advertisement strategy, targeting the consumers who already showed interest in your product. Instead of seeing online ads that are completely irrelevant to them—which used to be a lot!—they see you. Innovations in technology have completely transformed how we, as business leaders, can market our services, making it […]

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Marketing automation is here, and has made its way into every business and every industry. Using an automation system can help make mundane tasks more manageable and increases your business’s efficiency in the process. No longer will you be a slave to social media or email blasts, as marketing automation can create those posts in […]

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Knowing how to write a marketing plan is key to small business success. That’s because in order for your marketing to succeed, you need to have a plan of attack—also known as a marketing plan. You may have written a marketing plan as part of your business plan when you started your business. Or you […]

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