When COVID-19 hit, it caused a major shift in just about every aspect of our lives. One critical area was our expectations of technology and how it should meet our every desire quickly, easily, flexibly, and consistently. Ha! Weren't we in for a reality check? Don't get me wrong, the technology that exists to serve … Continue reading The (Often) Thankless Job of Technology
Times are, well…weird. I say that because for some individuals, you are busier than ever trying to keep your head above water with new and changing needs as the result of COVID-19. And for others, things have slowed or come to a halt with your business and now you’re left with excess time and worry … Continue reading Finding Yourself with More Time on Your Hands? Use it to Grow Your Brand.
The following post comes to us from Keith Coppersmith, an experienced business consultant who serves small businesses and startups. The most essential goal of every brand is to ensure customer loyalty, satisfaction and engagement, among other things, of course. It all sounds pretty simple when you say it out loud. But is that really the … Continue reading 4 Ways to Build Customer Loyalty Through Your Brand Image (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)
Many entrepreneurs that are new to digital marketing operate with limited budgets. To save up, some will probably choose not to invest in website design and optimization right from the start. However, they’re forgetting that 93% of online experiences begin with search engines. Having a solid website and optimizing it properly is key to your online visibility … Continue reading Why Does Every Entrepreneur Need an Optimized Website (Guest Contribution from Keith Coppersmith)
So you’ve put in the hard work to establish the countless details of your new business or brand. Maybe you’re expanding your existing business into a new territory and needed to create a new brand to represent this. Or maybe your existing brand was long overdue for a fresh new look. No matter the reason … Continue reading 5 Tips for Effectively Launching a New Business or Brand
The following post comes to us from Nick Galov, Community Manager at Hosting Tribunal. In this article Nick shares insight and expertise to help businesses improve the speed of their websites. Everybody knows you need strong content to have a successful website. However, content is not everything. You also need good website performance or else nobody … Continue reading 3 Tips for Improving the Speed of Your Website (Contribution from Nick Galov)
It’s the Public Relations version of the chicken and the egg debate. What factor carries more weight when it comes to effectively communicating a story or message? Is it the quality of content or is it how you present it and to whom? I’ve given this quite a bit of thought. As a Public Relations … Continue reading What’s More Important: Your Story…Or How You Tell It?
(As retold by a mom and entrepreneur) Twas the day before Christmas, when all through the house not a computer was running, not even a mouse. Cords and chargers were stowed with care, in hopes we had strength to leave them there. One sleepy critter was nestled snug in her bed, while visions of toy … Continue reading Twas the Day Before Christmas (The Business Owner’s Version)
The following post comes to us from Grant Polachek, Director of Marketing at Squadhelp.com, the worlds #1 naming platform serving businesses of all sizes and industries, from small startups to some of the world's largest corporations. Get inspired by exploring these winning brand name ideas. Naming your business is a crucial piece of launching your … Continue reading How to Find the Perfect Name For Your Business (Guest Contribution from Squadhelp)
Though it may seem far off for college seniors, life in the real world is coming at you fast. Sure, you may be thinking about your next steps to become gainfully employed, but are you really taking action to prepare yourself? Right now is the best time to put the effort into doing everything you … Continue reading 7 Tips to Help College Seniors Prepare for the Real World