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Common Cybersecurity Mistakes That You Can and Should Avoid at All Costs

Common Cybersecurity Mistakes That You Can and Should Avoid at All Costs

June 21, 2022

Cyber threats are a common occurrence these days that could end up costing your business hundreds of thousands of dollars in financial losses. But often, it’s common mistakes that could be avoided from the start that could end up sparing your business the hardships associated with getting your business back on track after a cyber attack.

How to Use Digital Technology to Enhance Your Ecommerce Business

How to Use Digital Technology to Enhance Your Ecommerce Business

June 20, 2022

If you run an ecommerce business, you’re already very familiar with the benefits of technology and how apps and digital services can make your life easier. But are you making the most of these tools?

How to Build a Winning Small Business Brand

How to Build a Winning Small Business Brand

May 16, 2022

Establishing a strategic brand identity for your small business has never been more important. Consumer needs and preferences continue to evolve each year, and companies must tailor their experiences on and offline to stay relevant and make a mark in the industry.

A Business Owner's Guide to Improving Workplace Collaboration

A Business Owner's Guide to Improving Workplace Collaboration

April 15, 2022

Business experts tout workplace collaboration as being a secret to higher employee retention and a better business environment. When your team members are given the chance to collaborate with one another, they may feel a powerful sense of inclusion and purpose at your company.

19 Useful Website Statistics Every Business Should Know

19 Useful Website Statistics Every Business Should Know

February 15, 2022

Running a small business doesn’t mean you’re exempt from having an online presence. Whether you’re planning to expand internationally or marketing locally, having a proper website increases your professional credibility.

Design Your Website for Success

Design Your Website for Success

January 27, 2022

It is vital to maintain a presence online in today's business world. However, it is not enough to simply have a website. You need to build your site with growth in mind to ensure continued success.

You Can Start Your Business In 8 Hours - Here's How

You Can Start Your Business In 8 Hours - Here's How

January 26, 2022

Many of us have a dream of starting our own business, but we often stop in our tracks because we believe that doing so is too complicated or hard to understand. But what if we told you that in order to start a successful business, you just need some simple building blocks?

The Beginner’s Guide to Ecommerce

The Beginner’s Guide to Ecommerce

June 21, 2022

These days, ecommerce is the name of the game when it comes to starting a business. Even if you plan to move to in-person work eventually, getting started with a strong online presence and workflow sets you up to be competitive and successful in the long run.

How to Grow Your Existing Business to New Heights

How to Grow Your Existing Business to New Heights

June 20, 2022

Now that you have your small business off the ground and running smoothly, it is time to look at expansion, both financially and as an organization. There are many moving pieces to take into consideration when looking to grow your business, from your...

Digital Business Strategies for the Post-Pandemic World

Digital Business Strategies for the Post-Pandemic World

May 6, 2022

Ecommerce, which was once a luxury, quickly became a necessity during the pandemic. The ability to make products and services available online was a saving grace for small businesses that were forced to close to walk-in traffic.

Starting a Business on a Budget: Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms

Starting a Business on a Budget: Tips for Stay-at-Home Moms

April 15, 2022

While being a stay-at-home mom is very rewarding, it can be tough to put your career goals on hold while you stay home to care for the kids. Thankfully, moms no longer have to choose between work and family.

5 online shopping safety tips

5 online shopping safety tips

February 15, 2022

Online shopping is a lot safer than it used to be. Retailers are using top-level encryption standards to protect consumers’ personal information, and lenders are providing consumers with credit card safety features like the ability to verify a suspicious purchase or freeze a compromised credit card.

3 Tips for Turning Your Passion Into a Career

3 Tips for Turning Your Passion Into a Career

January 19, 2022

If you're genuinely passionate about something— whether it’s computer science, art, nutrition, social work, or animals — it might make sense to turn this passion into a profitable career.

Which eCommerce Platform Is The Best For Small Businesses?

Which eCommerce Platform Is The Best For Small Businesses?

January 19, 2022

Trying to figure out what eCommerce platform to use can be a pain. There are so many online options now, it is difficult to see what one you really need without spending some time trying it out.

Where to Invest When Building Your Home-Based Business

Where to Invest When Building Your Home-Based Business

October 13, 2021

Do you dream of starting a business, but don’t know how to make it happen? If the cost of starting and running a brick-and-mortar company is overwhelming to you, a home-based business just might be the solution.

Should You Fix Your Website or Start From Scratch?

Should You Fix Your Website or Start From Scratch?

July 6, 2021

Over the past 10+ years, many people have asked me this same question time and time again, “Can you fix it, or should we start from scratch?” It’s a question that requires a lot of...

Marketing strategies for social media

Marketing strategies for social media

July 6, 2021

Marketing strategies for social media is simply creating a plan to brand your product. Most people believe that if they create a good product, assign an honest campaign to it, and post online, that will be all that is needed to create awareness; and thereby sales.

The Best Tips and Tools for Getting Started in E-Commerce

The Best Tips and Tools for Getting Started in E-Commerce

June 7, 2021

Do you want to earn a share of the rapidly growing e-commerce sector? With the online shopping market predicted to hit $4 trillion in 2020, it’s always a good time to get into e-commerce.

10 Reasons why you should be using video in your social media

10 Reasons why you should be using video in your social media

March 9, 2021

“Do it live!” Social media is continually changing the way that we communicate and consume information. The most successful content marketers are delivering content consistently through multiple social media channels.

Checklist for a successful Facebook Live

Checklist for a successful Facebook Live

December 31, 2020

As Facebook Live becomes a staple for creating engagement, it is necessary to understand how it can work for you.

How to Create a Lead Magnet

How to Create a Lead Magnet

July 10, 2020

A Lead Magnet can completely make or break your lead generation success and it also plays a vital role in developing a Customer Value Optimization system.

Top Reasons Small Businesses Should Hire a Social Media Manager

Top Reasons Small Businesses Should Hire a Social Media Manager

August 25, 2020

The world of social media management can be a a confusing place! Especially for small business owners who are trying to reach their audiences in the ever changing environment of social media.

Lemons Into Lemonade: Building Your Brand During Turbulent Times

Lemons Into Lemonade: Building Your Brand During Turbulent Times

June 10, 2020

Think the only things you have to do during self-isolation are catch up on your watchlist and clean out your closets? Think again.

COVID-19: How to work effectively from home

COVID-19: How to work effectively from home

June 3, 2020

Mastering remote work is all about finding the right tools to stay productive and connected. This guide will have you and your team synchronized and working in harmony, wherever you happen to be.

What Does "Hashtag" Mean and How Do You Use Them?

What Does "Hashtag" Mean and How Do You Use Them?

July 7, 2020

We've all heard the word "hashtag", but do we really know what it is or how to use them?

Digital Marketing Guide for Small Businesses

Digital Marketing Guide for Small Businesses

June 18, 2020

Creating a digital marketing strategy is a crucial step for any small business. Digital marketing can be a perfect way to advertise your services, get a loyal following and grow your small business's brand beyond the borders of your location.

How To Start An Affiliate Program For Your Small Business

How To Start An Affiliate Program For Your Small Business

March 26, 2020

Owning a small business can be one of the toughest career paths out there and owners are asked to wear a dozen hats. One of them is marketing.

Storytelling: A Content Marketing Power Tool

Storytelling: A Content Marketing Power Tool

April 9, 2020

Storytelling is a powerful communication tool that has been used to impart valuable life lessons. Today, storytelling is taking the digital marketing world by storm. Putting traditional advertising to rest, brands are telling their own stories.

The Definitive Guide to Voice Search: How to Beat Your Competitors to the Punch

The Definitive Guide to Voice Search: How to Beat Your Competitors to the Punch

March 26, 2020

Chances are, you haven’t thought much of voice search. I didn’t for a while. So far, it’s just been a tool that is semi-convenient when you’re in a hurry or need to be hands-free with your Google search.

A Blog Isn't a Blog, It's a Business

A Blog Isn't a Blog, It's a Business

March 26, 2020

A blog used to just be a blog. It was a place where you would share your personal experiences with the world. From photos of the places you traveled to and blogging about the food you ate to even sharing personal information about your family life. Now blogging is a business.

What is Content Marketing?

What is Content Marketing?

April 13, 2020

Useful content should be at the core of your marketing. Instead of pitching your products or services, you are providing truly relevant and useful content to your prospects and customers to help them solve their issues.

Best Monitors for Business Owners in 2019

Best Monitors for Business Owners in 2019

February 3, 2020

In order to provide the best possible work that you can produce, making sure that the technology you are using meets those standards as well is important. Especially the monitor you’re using in your design work.

Best Chairs for Business Owners in 2019

Best Chairs for Business Owners in 2019

December 18, 2019

In 2012, a study found that we spend an average of 64 hours every week sitting on our gluteus maximus, the back to our fronts, more commonly known as our butt. That works out to about nine hours a day.

Best microphones for Business Owners in 2019

Best microphones for Business Owners in 2019

January 15, 2020

According to information released by Apple at the WWDC in June 2018, there are more than 550,000 podcasts out there for people to listen to and it continues to grow.

Best Printers for Business Owners in 2019

Best Printers for Business Owners in 2019

December 18, 2019

How to choose what's right for youGraphic designers work with print more than most other creatives today. Once everything is approved and sent out for printing, your commercial printer will do an amazing job for sure, but...

Best Mouse for Business Owners in 2019

Best Mouse for Business Owners in 2019

December 18, 2019

How to choose what's right for youWhen you start your career as a an entrepreneur, you tend to concentrate on making a big first impression to any potential clients and delivering more than you promise.

Best Smart Watches for Business Owners in 2019

Best Smart Watches for Business Owners in 2019

January 16, 2020

It’s safe to say that in a world where the technology we use changes in what seems like minutes, the best piece of technology to come around is the smartwatch. These little pieces of technology are the ultimate accessory to your smartphone. Not only can they tell time...

Best Camera for Business Owners in 2019

Best Camera for Business Owners in 2019

December 18, 2019

Looking for the best camera for photography for your marketing pieces?Well, we’ve got you covered! Below we list the best cameras out there for someone that needs a professional look, including the best cameras for marketing, blogging, vlogging, video, Youtube, filmmaking and more!

Best Smartphone Tripods for Business Owners in 2019

Best Smartphone Tripods for Business Owners in 2019

December 18, 2019

With advances in camera technology, many of the cameras in smartphones can rival some of the most expensive cameras out there. When you’re taking pictures or shooting video sometimes holding the camera ...

Best Earbuds for Music Lovers in 2019

Best Earbuds for Music Lovers in 2019

December 18, 2019

The right earphones can make all of your music sound its absolute best and with the advancements in technology, they can do so much more. But choosing the best headphones for your needs can be a bit challenging with all the options out there, in all different price ranges.

Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Business Owners 2019

Best Black Friday & Cyber Monday Deals for Business Owners 2019

January 13, 2020

Welcome to my massive list of the best 2019 Black Friday Deals and Cyber Monday Sales for business owners. If you enjoy this email, please share to your colleagues and friends.

Best Power Banks for Business Owners in 2019

Best Power Banks for Business Owners in 2019

December 18, 2019

Looking for the best power bank / portable charger for your smart phone, laptop or device? Look no further!With the foothold that technology has in our daily lives, making sure that...

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Social Media Manager?

How Much Does it Cost to Hire a Social Media Manager?

December 18, 2019

Hiring a freelance social media professional is an excellent way to kick-start a new product or almost any business venture that can benefit from additional exposure. The average social media campaign will run...

Why Do Websites Cost What They Cost?

Why Do Websites Cost What They Cost?

December 18, 2019

Curious about web design pricing? You can use our site pricing calculator to give you an idea of what a website may cost. Below the calculator section you can read in-depth information regarding all aspects ...

The Best Books on Strategy, Branding and Business

The Best Books on Strategy, Branding and Business

December 18, 2019

There are a lot of things that you don’t learn in design school and to be honest, the real learning begins once you leave school, especially in regards to...

The Best Tech Gear for Business Owners

The Best Tech Gear for Business Owners

December 18, 2019

Business owners have to wear a lot of hats on a daily basis, and they need to make sure they have the best gear to get the job done right every time. A lot of devices and software promise to...

The Cost of Bad Design

The Cost of Bad Design

December 18, 2019

You get what you don’t pay forSure you can get by, maybe even do great for yourself. But if you want to grow and more importantly, keep up with the times, you need to...

Setting Goals for the Season You’re In

Setting Goals for the Season You’re In

January 27, 2022

Life balance isn’t doing everything for an equal amount of time. It’s about doing the right things at the right time. Focus in one area is the opposite of balance when you think about it. It’s saying you’re deliberately weighing the scale on one side more than the other. Instead of...

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