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This Week in Small Business: Economic omens, cheat sheets, and startup advice

Cheat sheets, tips from a Facebook insider, and some gloomy economic thoughts (sorry, I don’t write them, I just report them) are among the interesting and important items you’ll discover as you work your way through this week’s created content. Leadership, management, and productivity In this installment of Laura Emily Dunn’s Women in Business Q&A, […]

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The incredible recent growth of Facebook and what it means for small business

Hold on to your figurative hats: more than 50 percent of all Americans check Facebook every day. Here’s how I got that number. According to the most recent Pew Research Center Social Media Update, 68 percent of all Americans use Facebook, and of those, 76 percent are on the popular social media platform at least […]

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How to use Facebook Live to get the reach you want (and used to have)

Remember the “good old days” when your small business Facebook posts would organically reach a huge chunk of your fans and friends? Those days rapidly disappeared when generating ad revenue became as important or more important than growing users for Facebook. However, in many ways, Facebook’s new video streaming feature – Facebook Live – has […]

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This week in small business: Are you addicted to entrepreneurship?

Discover how entrepreneurship is an addiction, content marketing is more than writing, and why women-owned businesses are on the rise. – these, and more (even a movie review!), in this week’s collection of curated content. Entrepreneurship, startups, and innovation Grant Cardone says that great entrepreneurs are addicts. See if you agree. Have you heard of the […]

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This week in small business: Learning from the Olympics, working on Wall Street and for the feds…

Pop-up stores, dream jobs, and marketing lessons from Olympics ads are among the topics covered in the many useful articles that comprise this week’s collection of curated content. Leadership, management, and productivity Read how Sallie Krawcheck, a former senior executive at Bank of America, Citigroup, and Merrill Lynch, has made it her mission to end male-domination […]

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New free app empowers small business owners

Editor’s Note:  This post is sponsored by Staples.  All the comments and opinions are my own. Let me give you some bedrock business principles and share a couple of corollaries: *  If you can’t measure it you can’t control it, and *  If you can’t control it, you can’t grow it. Those are simple enough […]

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This Week in Small Business: Nothing but practical advice you can start doing today!

Meat and potatoes. That’s how I’d sum up the advice experts served up this week to help small business owners improve their operations. Virtually all the strategies are practical and things you can start doing right now. Dig in. Leadership, management and productivity Listen up, small business retailers: If you’re not delivering personalized digital customer […]

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Why you should try Facebook’s Hackamonth program in your small business

Sometimes young, innovative companies start an initiative and it gets a lot of publicity at the beginning then sort of fades away. The idea – however clever and forward-thinking it is – just doesn’t pan out. For example, Amazon shuttered its Amazon Webstore program in 2015. However, occasionally the ideas work and Facebook’s Hackamonth program […]

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Is Your Small Business Facebook organic reach down? Stop guessing. Here are the facts.

Much has be said about changes at Facebook in recent months. We know that Facebook is pushing small businesses and others to advertise and not depend totally on their fans and friends seeing their posts in their news feeds organically.   We can’t be too critical of Facebook for this strategy. After all, millions of people […]

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Don’t Mistake Facebook for Branding or Social Media Marketing

A lot of small business owners become successful with their first startup. However, the odds are against this group. One of the reasons why is because they carry a lot of baggage from their pre-business-owner days. As they kick off their business, they hear a lot about social media and branding. They carry their “civilian” […]

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