Monthly Archives: January 2015

5 Apps Guaranteed to Make You a Better Business Traveler

January 28, 2015 | 1,235 views

5 Apps Guaranteed to Make You a Better Business Traveler

5 Apps Guaranteed to Make You a Better Business Traveler

Is there anything more exhausting than traveling for work? You have to get up early, battle crowds at the airport, sleep in unusual places. It doesn’t stop there. In your free time, you have to be on your A-game networking and making sales.

 

Wouldn’t it be nice if there were an app (or five) that could make the process a little less strenuous? There is. Here are some of the top apps to help you become a better business traveler.

 

1. Trip It

 

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Going Beyond Blogs with Your Content Marketing

January 21, 2015 | 1,097 views

Going Beyond Blogs with Your Content Marketing

Going Beyond Blogs with Your Content Marketing

It’s the cry of content marketers heard round the world: “Blog often!”

 

Blogging certainly has its advantages. It boosts your search engine position for your top keywords. It also works as a sales tool answering questions before they’re asked. Now, with the proliferation of Internet access, smart content marketers are going beyond the blog to create even more content for consumers.

 

Here are five other types of content that you can offer to gain traction online.

 

 1. Email

 

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Your 12 Month Blogging Plan

January 14, 2015 | 986 views

Your 12 Month Blogging Plan

Your 12 Month Blogging Plan

It’s common practice by “the big guys:” creating a 12-month editorial calendar is standard practice among some of the top blogs, magazines, and publishers.

 

For large publishers, it makes sense. They need to take a top-down approach to manage their team of content producers and keep their magazine focused. But should your business do the same?

 

Why Companies Need a 12-Month Blogging Strategy

 

Planning isn’t a foreign concept for businesses. You need a plan to steer your company’s engine in the right direction. Without it, you’re scattered, disorganized, and probably missing your goals.

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6 Resolutions for Small Biz Managers

January 7, 2015 | 949 views

6 Resolutions for Small Biz Managers

6 Resolutions for Small Biz Managers

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. It’s also the best time to take a step back and perform a self-review for you as a business owner, as well as manager of your team. What did you do exceptionally well this year? What held you back from doing better? What are you struggling to accomplish and why?

 

As a smart professional, you’re already revisiting your year looking at strengths, weaknesses, and new opportunities. With those revelations and lessons learned in mind, it’s time to set a few New Year’s resolutions.

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