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Author Archives: Russ Silberman

Celebrating Small Businesses Throughout America

The US Small Business Administration initiated National Small Business Week over 50 years ago, raising awareness for small businesses and their owners throughout the country. And while the dates of National Small Business Week change nearly every year, the ideals behind it remain the same. Building a successful small business is something to be proud […]

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Minimizing Your Business’s Carbon Footprint

When running a small business, you are constantly seeking out ways to cut costs without negatively impacting the quality of products or services you offer. Implementing eco-friendly business practices can help accomplish this with the added bonuses of boosting your brand’s public perception while promoting a sustainable environment. In this article, we are going to […]

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Enhancing Your Marketing Efforts With Direct Mail

The exponential growth of the digital sector has led many businesses to abandon what some have deemed to be outdated marketing tactics such as direct mail. But even though digital marketing efforts like social media marketing and email marketing can be extremely effective, direct mail can be equally if not more beneficial to your business […]

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Social Media 101 – Keeping Your Customers Engaged

Maintaining a productive relationship with your customers further entices them to continue doing business with you. It may also lead to a growth in your customer base as your current clients are more likely to recommend your product or service to others if their positive perception of your brand is consistently, but not annoyingly, reinforced […]

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Developing Your Brand Voice

Brand voice is the way in which your business is portrayed to the public via all forms of communication; this includes aspects such as your website, digital marketing materials, and even the way your customer service response emails are worded and stylized. And every business can be perceived in its own unique way by individual […]

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Customer Service – Building Trust in Your Business

No matter what type of business you run, quality customer service plays an integral role in building the consumer trust that leads to increased revenue and the overall growth of your business. Think about the last time you had a negative customer service experience with another company. It most likely left a bad taste in […]

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Productivity and Priorities – Growing Your Small Business

Running a small business is hard work. But when you put in the time and effort it takes to grow your business, it can be extremely rewarding. Becoming a successful entrepreneur requires dedication and passion. It also necessitates effective prioritization and the organizational skills that foster a growth in productivity. In this article, we are […]

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Taking COVID-19 Precautions at Your Business

The COVID-19 pandemic has and continues to have a significant impact on the ways in which we live our lives. And for many businesses, the “new norm” brought on by COVID-19 has necessitated changes in workplace safety measures in order to help keep employees, customers, and clients healthy. While a large number of businesses have […]

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Keeping Your Employees Motivated

A motivated workforce is a productive workforce; however, not all employees have an innate sense of motivation, driving them to efficiently complete tasks without hindering the overall quality of their efforts. There are a variety of ways to promote motivation in the workplace, and today we are going to discuss some of the most effective […]

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Maximizing Your Social Media Marketing Efforts

In this day and age, social media has grown to the point where it is nearly impossible to ignore. Facebook has well over 200 million users within the US, Instagram has over 100 million, and Twitter is at just under 70 million. These numbers are continuously growing and with such a large proportion of active […]

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