Newsletter Archive: February 2011How Large and Small Businesses Differ
Have you ever worked in a corporate environment? To say it's different from working in a small business is almost a mild statement. The truth is, although there are some areas that overlap in small and large businesses, the majority of them differ greatly.
30 Proven Internet Marketing Strategies
As a savvy business owner, you know you should tap in to social media, ramp up your SEO efforts and work on your website and email marketing. But how do you grow your business online while still managing everything else in your company?
Businesses Reduced Travel Last Year
More than a quarter (30%) of companies said they cut back on business travel last year, and among those companies, more than one-third (37%) said it had a negative affect on their business, according to a new report from CareerBulider.
Facebook Tops Google For Local Business Marketing
More than half of local businesses are spending less than $2,500 a year on marketing, and 60 percent have no plans to raise their budgets in 2011, according to a new survey from MerchantCircle.
Free Personalized Website Evaluation for Marketers
HubSpot's software helps you take advantage of how people research and shop for products and services today - bringing together a suite of Internet marketing tools for the small or medium sized business
The Negative Impact of Technology and How to Avoid It
Could you go a day without technology? I could, but it would be hard. The Digital Age has introduced us to so many powerful devices that make both our professional and personal lives easier. But, just like most other good things, there is a negative side of technology too.
6 Steps to Increase Your Online Subscriptions
Do you willingly give your email address to a merchant? I'm going to go out on a limb and guess that most people do not. Most people react in this way because many merchants have the reputation of sending out spammy emails, which no one wants to receive. As a result, businesses have a hard time convincing people to sign up for their email campaigns.
Employment Confidence Up In January
The Conference Board said today its employment trends index increased in January for the fourth straight month.
Small Business Employment Sees Positive Growth
Small business employment grew by 0.3 percent in January, for annual growth rate of more than 4 percent according to the Intuit Small Business Employment Index.
Creating Ads That Will Turn Heads
What do consumers like and dislike about ads? For advertisers, this is the million-dollar question, and most of the time, they will go to practically any extent to find the answers.