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Old School Ways To Build Relationships With Customers: A Return To Relationship Marketing

I’ve been slow to learn about Ted Rubin, unlike many of my colleagues. I’m not sure why. I’ll be honest: when I first saw him tweeting I thought, “Oh, okay. Another get-on-the-wagon-with-the-latest-social-media-trends-guy. There are so many self-proclaimed social media geniuses out there – I’ve pretty much trained myself to block out their noise. I was […]

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When my business is slow, what should I do?

{This post was first viewed on the Market Mommy blog} Question: “What should I be doing when my business is slow? How should I be making use of my time?” Submitted by Bola of Slimy Bookworm Answer from Shara Lawrence-Weiss, owner of Mommy Perks: There are numerous things you can be doing during slow periods. […]

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SEO tips for business owners – Part 1

Leah, owner of Charlotte Works the Web has kindly agreed to guest post for us. She has created an extensive 3-part SEO series for those who want to learn more about do-it-yourself SEO. Part 1 is below. Get started now! Frustrated with the lackluster traffic your website is getting? Ready to try your hand at […]

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Can sales be made through social media outlets? {Detailed commentary}

Recently, a Facebook chat led me to consider writing this post. One reader stated that people do not visit social media sites in order to buy – they interact on social media sites in order to be entertained. I’m sure that some studies do render these results and I’ve noticed, over the years, that many […]

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5 tips for marketing in the New Year : Including 15 links to business articles written in 2011

January: Promote free advertising offers and work-at-home jobs  January is typically a great month to promote work-at-home businesses, free advertising giveaways and discounts on  service-oriented offerings that support small business. Many business owners assess their annual budget in January and go looking for new ways to market and promote. Over the last few years I’ve  […]

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