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New Year, New Business:  Essentials for Starting a Business in 2021
Posted by Leo Gestetner 8 months ago

Did you make a New Year’s resolution to start a business in 2021? If so, congratulations! Although the coronavirus pandemic continues to cause uncertainty in the global economic outlook, now is an excellent time to start a new venture. In fact, recessions are great times to launch a business.   Of course, before you dive head first into the deep end, there […]

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How to Scale Your Business Quickly
Posted by Nick Brandt 8 months ago

With easier access to technology, it’s also getting more and more competitive to scale your business quickly. By definition, scaling a business means adding new customers. That’s a given, but it’s not the only thing businesses should consider doing in order to achieve scale. Businesses that scale quickly rely on creating efficiencies, both in terms of customer acquisition […]

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Start 2021 with a Bang with these Business Growth Ideas
Posted by Leo Gestetner 9 months ago

Let’s face it:  2020 has been a hard year for many businesses. While certain industries are thriving, others are really struggling to keep their heads above water. It’s still unclear when the pandemic will ebb permanently, and when the global economy will be back on track. One thing, however, is certain:  Things aren’t likely to return to […]

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How to Develop a Content Plan for Your Business Part 2
Posted by Nick Brandt 10 months ago

This is Part 2 of a 2-part series on how to develop a content plan. You can read Part-1 here.  Developing a content plan that works requires a multi-faceted approach that takes into consideration a number of factors about your customers. Ideally, you’ll have done some of the basic parts that make up a content plan, […]

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How to Develop a Content Plan for Your Business part 1
Posted by Nick Brandt 10 months ago

The phrase, “Content is king,” is something you’ve likely heard used frequently over the past 10+ years in relation to marketing. And for a good reason. In today’s world, storytelling is more important than ever before. Storytelling helps people emotionally connect to and understand a brand, and has been a major marketing vehicle for decades.   In […]

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Essentials of a Digital Marketing Plan
Posted by Leo Gestetner 10 months ago

In today’s digital world, it’s important for businesses to be able to stay focused and organized in terms of using digital channels to sell their products or services. The truth is that there are a huge number of channels to focus on, yet limited time and money to fully address them. Too often, businesses will […]

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How to Hire a Social Media Manager
Posted by Nick Brandt 10 months ago

Social media as we know it today has been around for about two decades (or older if you count things like UseNet, which dates back to the 70s). And practically since social media was invented, using these channels for marketing has been an important part of any business strategy. And yet, hiring a social media […]

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5 Skills that Every Freelancer Needs to Have
Posted by Nick Brandt 10 months ago

What we get taught in school and what we learn in the real world are often very different. For example, while we’re taught basic math, most of us aren’t taught how to manage money in school. The same is true for a freelancer. Many people start freelancing because they’re really good at something—writing, content development, social […]

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How to Stir Up Business When It’s Slow
Posted by Nick Brandt 11 months ago

It’s easy to be stressed out right now if you’re a startup or a small business owner. The economy almost everywhere is shaky due to the coronavirus pandemic curbing normal activities. Many businesses of all sizes are struggling to cope with the current environment, balancing the need to survive with things like worker and customer safety.  When […]

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4 Essential Items to Include in a Proposal
Posted by Nick Brandt 11 months ago

Whether you’re new to freelancing or you’ve been doing it for years, knowing how to write a proposal is an essential part of running a freelance business. Unfortunately, this is one of those things that they don’t teach in school. There are a number of different ways to approach proposal writing, and there are even […]

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