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8 Things I Wish I Knew When I Started My Online Business

Jennifer Trask | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Jennifer Trask

They say experience is the best teacher and indeed it is. But sometimes you can learn a few things from those who came before you. Reflecting back, he...

7 Ecommerce Trends for Retailers in 2017

Larissa Pickens | Posted 02.15.2017 | Business
Larissa Pickens

Here is a list of top 7 ecommerce trends that should be on every retailer's radar for 2017. 1. Mobile, Mobile, Mobile-- The growth of mobile is ha...

5 Ways To Make Your Marketing Automation Less Robotic & More Human

Siva Yenneti | Posted 01.20.2017 | Business
Siva Yenneti

When marketing automation is done correctly, it's an effective tool. However, if done wrong, it can be annoying. Let's face it - sometimes, when marke...

Gary Kelly Defies Gravity at Southwest Airlines: Meet a CEO with a stellar personal brand

Stacey Cohen | Posted 01.10.2017 | Business
Stacey Cohen

Whether you're CEO of a mega-brand or owner of a doggy daycare start-up, investing in your personal brand is always a sound investment in your company...

3-Step Guide For Telling a Compelling Brand Story

Jonathan Chan | Posted 01.04.2017 | Business
Jonathan Chan

When you're looking for solid advice for launching a successful startup, it makes sense to turn to experts like Gary Vaynerchuk for advice. Gary is ...

6 Beginner Tips to Help Improve Your Online Visibility

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.27.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Businesses thrived long before the internet was invented. The internet gives us a new way to market and operate, but there are still some businesses ...

5 Effective Online Marketing Tips for Law Firms

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.22.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Internet has completely transformed the legal industry. Students can now attend law school entirely online, through educational institutes such as Abr...

5 Ways to Make Your Brand Appeal to Millennials

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.20.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Millennials now occupy the largest segment of the population, so if you are a business-to-consumer company, it's important to figure out how to engage...

Use These 12 Tools to Manage Your Business from Any Corner of the World (Infographic)

Jonathan Long | Posted 12.11.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The internet has completely changed how businesses operate. Many companies are able to eliminate the traditional office setting and build an organizat...

7 Ways to Convert More of Your Holiday Website Traffic into Sales

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.30.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

We are in the middle of the holiday season, which is a prime time to generate increased online revenue. Last year, holiday season U.S. retail e-commer...

Outdoor Voices: CEO Tyler Haney Makes Noise in the Activewear Industry

Stacey Cohen | Posted 11.22.2016 | Business
Stacey Cohen

The Forbes Under 30 Summit recently brought an all-star lineup to Boston, from entrepreneurs and business icons to celebrities and musicians. Among th...

The Big Debate: Deterministic vs. Probabilistic

James G. Brooks | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
James G. Brooks

Some time ago we passed a tipping point where marketers realized that targeting by device didn't make much sense and a cross-device "people-focused" a...

4 Reasons You Need to Be on LinkedIn

Ian Mills | Posted 11.21.2016 | Business
Ian Mills

LinkedIn is the largest professional network in the world. Over 467 million people have accounts on the site, and more are joining every day. Roug...

How To Attract More 5-Star Business Reviews Online

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

Did you know that 61 percent of customers read online reviews before making a purchase decision? They are essential if you operate an e-commerce website. Accumulating a large number of 5-star reviews builds brand reputation and credibility, and ultimately drives sales.

How Working From Home is a Legit Possibility Now

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 11.15.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

Many years ago, making money from home was more of a pipe dream than a reality. There was no such thing as blogging, social media marketing, or ecomme...

How to Attract & Convert Millennials This Holiday Season

Jonathan Long | Posted 11.01.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

The holiday season is literally right around the corner and there is a huge consumer segment that many businesses still can't wrap their head around -- Millennials.

8 Effective Ways To Build A Solid Online Presence: WEB 101

Laiza King | Posted 10.26.2016 | Technology
Laiza King

Credit As the world continues to evolve, it is important that as business owners, we don't remain static. And seeing as a lot of this evolution has t...

Beyond Sales and Discounts: How to Have a Successful Ecommerce Holiday Season According to the Experts

Larissa Pickens | Posted 10.25.2016 | Business
Larissa Pickens

Ecommerce sales are on the rise this year. Most online retailers expect the 2016 holiday season to be their busiest yet. According to PricewaterhouseC...

4 Ways to Make Online Marketing Reporting More Productive

Ian Mills | Posted 10.23.2016 | Business
Ian Mills

Reporting is an essential part of marketing. Effective reports let you analyse how each element of your marketing program is performing. One of the mo...

These 3 Online Service Marketplaces are Killing It

Anna Johansson | Posted 10.07.2016 | Business
Anna Johansson

Ever since eBay came into the picture, the potential for online service marketplaces has existed. However, it really took a good 10 years before entrepreneurs began to maximize this opportunity. But now that the infrastructure is in place and customers are warming up to the idea of hiring and paying for goods via third party websites, savvy entrepreneurs and their companies are taking full advantage.

Instagram Marketing: How to Build a Large Instagram Follower Base

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 10.03.2016 | Media
Adeyemi Adetilewa

As we all know, Instagram is a social platform where you get to showcase your pictures and your videos publicly or privately to your followers. But is this all you can do on Instagram?

Instagram Marketing: How to Build a Large Instagram Follower Base

Adeyemi Adetilewa | Posted 10.03.2016 | Media
Adeyemi Adetilewa

As we all know, Instagram is a social platform where you get to showcase your pictures and your videos publicly or privately to your followers. But is this all you can do on Instagram? Of course not.

How Positive Customer Reviews Can Help Your Business

Jonathan Long | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Jonathan Long

A very large percentage of consumers turn to online reviews when it comes time to make a purchase decision. Whether it's an electronics product or a medical procedure, online reviews influence purchases in every industry imaginable.

4 Simple Ways To Grow Your Email Subscriber List

Gabrielle Pfeiffer | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Gabrielle Pfeiffer

As a blogger and online business owner, I am constantly researching ways to gain more traffic and reach more people. Over and over again I see people stressing over the importance of an email list.

5 Ways to Boost Your Website's SEO Game

Marisa Sanfilippo | Posted 09.28.2016 | Business
Marisa Sanfilippo

Search engine optimization (SEO) has become an important part of marketing strategies in a variety of industries across the globe.