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How to Find Your Next Great Salesperson

How to Find Your Next Great Salesperson

By Clare McNeeley Finding a great salesperson is not an easy task today. Some people maintain great salespersons are born, not developed. The truth may lie somewhere in between. So how do you go about recruiting and hiring that one in a million salesperson? Here are a...

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Four Quick, Free Marketing Ideas for Your SMB

Four Quick, Free Marketing Ideas for Your SMB

By Annie Urban SMBs may struggle with limited funds for their marketing plan. As such, SMB owners have to get scrappy and look for low and no-cost opportunities to promote their goods and services. The other common challenge for owners when it comes to marketing is...

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Eight Fun Virtual Team Building Activities

Eight Fun Virtual Team Building Activities

By Annie Urban Are you still stuck working from home and wondering how you can build stronger relationships between colleagues? Are you worried that your teams won’t be as tight-knit as they would be if in person? Virtual team building is a great option—here are eight...

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Why Online Business Listings Matter to Your SMB

Why Online Business Listings Matter to Your SMB

By Clare McNeeley Being accurately listed in online directory listings is critical to business success. Mobile phone usage continues to dominate, and it has never been easier for consumers to find what they need online. When customers search for local information,...

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Tips for Building an SMB Annual Marketing Plan

Tips for Building an SMB Annual Marketing Plan

By Annie Urban As we enter 2021, many small to medium-sized business owners have new goals – especially after the year we just put behind us. Creating a plan to follow can keep you on course and accountable to be able to achieve those goals. Creating an efficient...

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Stop Dreaming: Make Your Business Idea a Reality

Stop Dreaming: Make Your Business Idea a Reality

By Clare McNeeley You have had a dream of creating your own business for so long; why not make your dream into reality? Maybe you have a vision of providing valuable products or services to your community or perhaps you just want to be your own boss and decide your...

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What SMBs can expect from Facebook in 2021

What SMBs can expect from Facebook in 2021

By Spencer Gray Facebook is cracking down on the number of ads large businesses can publish – freeing up space for small businesses this year. The company announced it is heavying up its focus on the consumer experience this year rather than on the business or...

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New Year: New Promotions

New Year: New Promotions

By Kody Ross The new year will be upon us soon, and I probably speak for most of us when I say, “I am glad to put 2020 in the rearview mirror!” What better way to ring in the new year than one more great promotional offer from your SMB? New Year's Eve is the last...

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The Story Behind the Phenomenon of Black Friday

The Story Behind the Phenomenon of Black Friday

By Kody Ross As Black Friday approaches, the TLC team thought you might want a little refresher on how the craziness started and some trivia tidbits. People have been waiting in lines for Black Friday sales since the 1950s. The name “Black Friday” came about because...

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