The Five Best-Kept Secrets for Closing a Sale

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As a small business owner, you know that closing a sale is crucial to your growth and success, and many other small business owners wonder if there is something specific they can do to raise their close rate.  We spoke with the experts to get their proven methods so that you can implement their tactics […]

Good Customer Service is Over — WOW Your Customers

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Imagine your family touches down in a beautiful tropical paradise for a well-deserved vacation. You get to your hotel, check in, then head to your room to relax for a few hours, when you hear a knock at your door. As you open the door, you’re greeted by a hotel employee, holding bottle of wine […]

How to Promote Your Blog Posts

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We live in a world that is inundated with content — it’s everywhere! If you’re going to invest, time, effort and resources into producing, you must also understand how to promote your blog posts. Content marketing is no longer about creating great content, publishing it and moving on to writing the next great piece of […]

Create an Effective Pricing Strategy Like a Boss

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Picture this: You’re at a networking event and you get the opportunity to chat about your services with several interested people, so you happily hand over your business card with a handshake. Then someone asks you about your pricing. (Crickets) Are you prepared to answer? To ask the right questions prior to sharing a number? […]

15 Must-Read Small Business Resources from June

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Summer has officially arrived and with the heat often comes small business fluctuations. For some, business is booming beyond their control, but for others, the action has slowed to a crawl. Regardless of what happens to your business in the summer, now is the best time to leverage top resources to either boost your operations […]

4 Small Changes That Will Humanize Your Business

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Humans like dealing with humans. It could be an unnatural fear brought on by generations raised on Terminator movies. Or it could be that with so much technology wedging itself between people these days, most yearn for personal connection. There are over 100 billion emails sent every day. (Source: Mashable) Last year, US adults spent […]