8 Ways to Subtly Increase Revenue for the Anti-Salesperson

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Salesmanship can be a polarizing topic, even amongst business owners — either you love it or you hate it. For the natural born salesperson, there’s something different in their eye; they are bold and boundless, angled and always ready to pitch. The anti-salesman, on the other hand, steers conversation away from products and services and […]

4 Tips to Get Your Ecommerce Site off the Ground

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Guest post by Jack Bishop Getting your ecommerce site off the ground takes dedication as well as reliable know-how.  To create a solid business that is in it for the long haul, you’ll want to consider these tips that can help you achieve your business goals.  Building your business, of course, also requires researching ideal […]

Nurture Prospects: Using Cart Abandonment for Good

Adandoned carts just won't do.

We’ve all had that moment in the grocery store where we’ve placed something in our cart early on in the shopping trip, then by the end, we look at it, consider just how much we actually need or want that item, and either put it back or remove it from the cart and place it […]

Dos and Don’ts of Small Screen Marketing (Part 2)

Mobile marketing requires a new approach.

Guest post by Christian Arno In part one of this 2-part series, I looked at some of the opportunities – and challenges – of mobile marketing for small businesses. Here are some more tips for grabbing the attention of smartphone users and turning them into customers. Don’t make life difficult for mobile visitors Many of […]

Dos and Don’ts of Small Screen Marketing (Part 1)

Mobile marketing has changed how we buy.

Guest post by Christian Arno Walk into a coffee shop, elevator or dentist’s office, and the chances are people will be tapping away on their smartphones. Whether we’re looking for directions or keeping up with celebrity gossip, they’ve become an inseparable part of most people’s daily lives and mobile marketing is a fantastic opportunity for […]

Small Business Deals and Coupon Sites: Are They Worth It?

The Groupon cat always has deals!

By Kylie Jane Wakefield Let’s face it: It can be hard to get customers through the doors sometimes. With so much competition in the form of online stores and big chain corporations, small businesses have to take extra steps to get themselves off the ground. Cue the small business deal and virtual coupon. Sites like […]

Business Solutions: Personalizing Your Online Store

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If you’re a small business owner or entrepreneur who already has their website ready to go, you’re on the path of success.  But you should also make sure you have a business solutions that will help make your products or services stand-out on your website so that customers who are ready to buy close the […]