Newsletter Archive: January 2012Tips To Help You Be More Productive
As we approach the end of the first month of the year how are you progressing with your objectives and goals? The chances are you started off the year with great expectations of all the things you wanted to achieve in the first quarter of the year, but one or two things have not gone to plan.
Google Talks Small Business Growth And the Internet
Google held sean event in Brussels this week, along with small business, European Commission officials, European parliamentarians, business associations and others.
Creating a Company of Owners
I believe that one of the greatest opportunities we have as business owners is to create wealth. By that I don't necessarily mean get wealthy. I mean create an asset, a business, which is worth more today than it was yesterday. All too often this view gets buried in the push to create a paycheck.
Is Your Video Ready for Prime Time?
Thanks to the advent of idiot-proof video cameras that automatically upload your videos to the web, it's never been easier to make your own videos for marketing, promotion, or education. Yet few entrepreneurs feel confident using videos online to market their small business.
Affordable HR Software for Small Businesses
iCIMS NOW is easy-to-use, off-the-shelf applicant tracking software that helps you secure top talent AND improve your bottom line.
Combining Social Media Tools for Ultimate Marketing Dominance
Social media is fast becoming one of the best ways to create awareness of your small business and let customers know what you can offer them. Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and more recently Google +, all offer extra web presence and ways to communicate directly to the people that are most likely to need the product or service you offer.
Google's Search Plus Your World's Impact On SEO
Today, Google announced social search features with a mouthful of a name: Search Plus Your World. We've been hearing rumblings around the Valley that Google was working on big new features to integrate Google+ with search results and this has been an obvious evolution for the search engine ever since they released their new social network.
What Is Shared Culture
I wish I could give you a crisp definition of what the word culture, with regard to business, really means. It's a tricky word that finds its way into most discussions regarding the workplace these days.
What To Do When You Have A Limited Time And Budget
The business press is full of stories about how small companies are using social channels to attract and engage customers. But while there are plenty of individual success stories, the confidence in what to do specifically is not always clear for small business owners that are strapped for time and online marketing resources.
Making Advertising Sales to Small Business Owners
This will be the finale post on creating local search websites. If you're just joining, the previous six posts have covered how to launch and profit from local listing websites. These are small sites that perform well in search engines by targeting niche keywords and list local business information.