Monthly Archives: November 2014

3 Ways to Be a Better Boss

November 26, 2014 | 961 views

3 Ways to Be a Better Boss

3 Ways to Be a Better Boss

If you genuinely care about your role as boss to your staff, you’ll be open to making changes to continually improve your management techniques to keep your team happy, reduce turnover, and keep your business operating smoothly. While simply being open to change can improve your boss status, here are three other ways you can be a better manager.

 

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5 Fast Tips to Smarter Social Media Marketing

November 19, 2014 | 1,133 views

5 Fast Tips to Smarter Social Media Marketing

5 Fast Tips to Smarter Social Media Marketing

You know that social media can be an effective marketing tool, but you feel like it takes more time than you’ve got to dedicate to it to see results. On the contrary; you can get a lot done with social in as little as an hour a week. Here’s how.

 

1. Be Deliberate with Your Time

When you sit down to promote your business through social media, resist the urge to get pulled into watching funny prank videos or playing Candy Crush. You’re there for one purpose: to help market your business. So save the other stuff for later.

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10 Tips for Better Holiday Marketing

November 12, 2014 | 1,485 views

10 Tips for Better Holiday Marketing

10 Tips for Better Holiday Marketing

Looking to beef up the number of customers that come through your doors this time of year? These tips will expand your reach and help more potential customers find you in time for the holidays.

1. Get in the Spirit

Whether it’s decorating your store with snowmen and Christmas trees, or including a sprig of holly in your email newsletter, simply using symbols of the season can make people associate your brand with holiday shopping.

2. Write Holiday-Themed Content.

The same goes for your blog. Use the holidays to create themed content (just like this post!) that are timely and relevant to holiday shoppers.

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5 Things You Should Do for Your Business Before Year’s End

November 6, 2014 | 1,173 views

5 Things You Should Do for Your Business Before Year's End

5 Things You Should Do for Your Business Before Year’s End

With the holidays just around the corner, it’s easy to overlook those end-of-the-year tasks that you need to take care of. That’s why right now, you need to pay attention to these five things and mark them off your list before December 31.

 

 

1. File Corporate Paperwork

If your business is incorporated, you may need to file your Statement of Information to remain compliant. You should receive notification from your Secretary of State office with information on how to submit it; often you can do so online as well as pay a modest fee (usually $25).

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