It’s National Small Business Week; Time to Celebrate

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This week marks a high holiday on the small business annual calendar. It’s the biggest celebrations for small businesses in the U.S. It’s National Small Business Week! All over the country, there will be meetups, workshops, Tweetchats, and free events to help business owners like you launch or grow your business.   What’s National Small […]

Who is on #SmallBizChat May 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.  Join me live every Wednesday, 8PM ET for #SmallBizChat on Twitter.  Here’s how: follow @SmallBizChat on Twitter and click here for directions on how to join […]

HowTo Generate, Qualify, and Follow Up on Profitable Leads 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 Kelvin Francis, LSS BB @apptpros. Kelvin is President of LeadsBIXample. He has been extensively involved in the strategic, operational and managerial aspects […]

How to Develop An Effective E-Commerce Strategy

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According to emarketer, worldwide retail sales (both in-store and internet purchases) will reach $28.300 trillion in 2018. Thanks to the exponential growth in the use of portable devices such as smartphones and tablets, the retail industry has (and continues to) witness a huge shift towards ecommerce. According to Forrester research, “In 2012, ecommerce had a […]

How to Become the Ultimate Digital Marketer

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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 Ryan Deiss @ryandeiss. Ryan Deiss is the founder and CEO of Digital Marketer. Over the last 36 months Ryan and […]

6 Things to Have Before You Start your Own Business

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There’s so much to learn in the entrepreneurial world, sometimes a little too much! Different modes of information keep spraying all kinds of statistics and breakthrough marketing updates; this surge of information is way too confusing! Who do I listen to and what do I follow? If you feel that way too, then look no […]

7 Tips for Running a Successful Tweetchat

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In branding yourself, you keep an eye out for marketing opportunities to create inbound links to your website or drive traffic. You write guest blog content for other blogs, appear on other people’s podcasts, and participate in blog interviews. But what happens when you take the reins in branding yourself and actually own a thought […]

How to Build a Lucrative Online Community 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 Jai Stone @jaistone. Jai Stone is an award-winning Master Brand Coach with clients such as The Coca-Cola Company, NASCAR, and Turner […]

Top 5 Mistakes That Digital Marketers Make

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As consumers continue to rely on their devices for generating opinions and purchasing decisions, digital marketing is becoming more important than ever. Two-thirds (69%) of adults shop online at least monthly, and 85% of consumers use the internet to find information about local business – according to Yelp. This means that having a tremendous online […]