Who is on #SmallBizChat December 2016

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#SmallBizChat is a weekly conversation where small business owners can get answers to their questions. The focus of #SmallBizChat is to end small business failure by helping participants succeed as your own boss.   Please join us live on Twitter every Wednesday 8-9 pm ET. Here’s how: follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and click here for directions on how to join […]

How To Write Compelling Content For Your Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Marci Hill. Marcie Hill, M.S., is a freelance writer, blogger, author, and speaker who left her job and 12-year career […]

Could you use a gift for your small business this holiday?

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December is fast approaching. It’s my favorite time of the year. I love to decorate my Christmas Tree, all the cookies, and I’m big on holiday cards. I even do a photo session every year for a custom holiday card.  But the best thing about December is giving back to the special people in my […]

How to Make a Data Protection Plan in 3 Simple Steps

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Sponsored Post If somebody walked into your small business and asked you where your data lives, what would you answer? What if they asked you to explain how you protect it and what you’d do to reconstruct your data? In today’s threat environment, these are the types of questions a small business owner should be […]

10 Marketing R’s to Launch Revenue Revolution in Your Business in 2017

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You will need to expand your marketing efforts to significantly increase your revenue in the new year. I want you to use this post to launch a revenue revolution in 2017 in your small business. Social media is still the great equalizer for small businesses, but it’s no longer about likes, friends and followers. It’s […]

How To Network Effectively To Grow Your Small Business

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Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent interview with Wayne Kimmel. Wayne is an entrepreneur, venture capitalist, philanthropist, tireless networker, and the author of Six Degrees of Wayne Kimmel. […]

Avoid the 5 “Sales Readiness” Mistakes Entrepreneurs Make … And Don’t Even Know It

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Guest Post Many small business owners struggle with generating more leads or learning to improve the sales processes in their business, or even to hire and train the right sales people. However, before the conversation for how to improve a sales process can even make a difference, many business owners need to learn how avoid […]

Do You Have a Website Built for Conversion?

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Getting traffic to your website is one task, but getting those visitors to convert into customers is yet another. If you’re seeing a decent amount of website traffic, but aren’t getting the sales you want, you need to examine how your website is built. Consider the following questions and tweak your website strategy accordingly. Your […]