• Urgent! In search of software outsourcing company

    Hello! I'd like to ask the community about one thing. Has anyone already dealt with a company or companies that provide outsource services in online marketing? Best regards.
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  • Real Estate Agents and Retirement

    Entering into the Real Estate business attracts many people who are looking to establish a business or career on their own terms. That being said, one of the keys to the industry is establishing some sort of consisten...
  • The Rise of Gen Z Entrepreneurs

    We know Generation Z will transform workplace culture—but not all of this cohort will enter the workplace. This demographic, whose oldest members are between the ages of 18 and 23, is already displaying a passio...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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  • How Good Is Your Customer Service? Here Are 6 Steps to Find Out

    You probably think your small business offers great customer service—well, at least good customer service. But does it really?   Without setting customer service benchmarks for your staff, then monitoring...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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  • Small Business Networking Plays Vital Role in Growth

    It’s never been easier for a small business to connect with customers and leads. Open a Facebook page, target some advertising, and within a few days a business could have thousands of followers all within its m...
    Joel Comm
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  • What do Successful Entrepreneurs Do Daily? We Asked Eleven

    Success is a habit—and like all good habits, you have to work hard to achieve and maintain it. We talked to 11 small business owners about the daily habits they believe contribute most to their success. From exe...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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  • 5 Easy Ways to ‘Green’ Your Small Business

    With new reports coming in regularly about the negative impact humans are having on the environment, there is growing urgency to addresses our impact on the environment, or to join coalitions like the United States Cl...
    Steve Strauss
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  • How to Buy a Business in Three Steps

    Starting a business from scratch isn’t the only way to become an entrepreneur. Buying an existing business can be a faster, easier path. Here are three steps to buying a business. (Note: This information is for ...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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  • Small Business Saturday is approaching fast. Is Your Business Ready?

    Small Business Saturday is on November 25th. Is your business prepared? Held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving each year, Small Business Saturday launched in 2010 as a day to support small, local businesses nationwid...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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  • A Focus on Digital Strategies Dominates Small Business Week

    While the rain poured outside, the mood inside was sunny as National Small Business Week kicked off in Washington D.C.  on May 5. Small Business Week is the Small Business Administration’s annual tribute to...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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  • Almost Summer

    Summer's almost here (for those in the northern hemisphere). A good time to playfully experiment with new ways to market your business...and find new stories to tell.
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  • We Want the Real Thing: Brand Authenticity in Customer Service

    When a company makes a mistake, what do you as a customer want? It’s easy. You want acknowledgement that something happened. You’d love an apology. And you want the company to act to resolve the problem. &...
    Chris Brogan
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  • How much would you pay to have your website built?

    I would like to know how much you would pay to have a web site built?  Or, How much did you pay to have your website built? 
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  • How to maintain bodily health

    Health is wealth. This a common line we all have heard since our childhood. This line has proved to be true throughout history. Health ensures the quality of life. You can enjoy all the blessings of life and live to y...
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  • How to Convert Your Social Audience into Paying Customers

    In a previous story, we discussed how to find your target audience on social media. Now, you need to entice your audience to visit your store and become paying customers.   Here are five key strategies for getti...
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  • Celebrating Small Business

    Every Community has Something to Celebrate This Small Business Month. Small Business Month is a time when we stop and take notice of all the vibrant businesses that make up our communities. The relationship owners ha...
    SBC Team
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  • Encouraging Entrepreneurs to Dream and Grow

    The act of starting a business is often arduous and lonely. Long days and nights hunched over a computer, bouncing ideas off yourself since there’s no one else around.   But it doesn’t have to be lik...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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  • Here’s How (and Why) to Encourage Creativity in your Business

    According to the LinkedIn 2019 business survey, the No. 1 “soft skill” business owners say they want is “creativity.” While this might be true in a survey, it becomes a little more complicated ...
    Chris Brogan
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  • Small Business, Big Presence: 5 Ways your Business Should Engage Locally

    Whenever you hear about some big advertising campaign or catch a clever commercial on TV, it’s easy to think: “But I’m a small business. I can’t do that. They must have an astounding budget....
    Chris Brogan
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  • 6 Ways Small Businesses Have a Large Impact in Local Markets

    Did you know more than half of Americans either own or work for a small business, according to the Small Business Administration (SBA)? Since 2000, small businesses (now 30 million strong) have created 66% of all net ...
    Rieva Lesonsky
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