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Managing Your Business’s Finances

Effectively managing your business’s finances provides you with the data necessary to keep your business growing while helping you maximize your bottom line. This article includes some beneficial tips and strategies to aid you in successfully managing your finances.

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Giving Season Guide for Small Businesses

The holiday season is quickly approaching, which means it is time for many small businesses to think about the charitable causes they’ll be contributing to this year. Holiday donations not only support your community but can also boost workplace morale while improving brand perception. There are various ways to approach corporate philanthropy, and in this article, we will discuss some methods for your business to make this holiday giving season a success.

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Effective Conversational Marketing Tactics

Conversational marketing is a relatively new marketing tactic that involves engaging with your current and potential customers, providing each of them with a personalized experience. As with all marketing tactics, the goal of conversational marketing is to drive new business. This predominantly digital marketing method can be implemented on multiple platforms, including your website and social media pages. In this article, we will discuss the fundamentals of conversational marketing and provide some options you may want to consider adding to your own marketing strategy.

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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 of; it may not be easy, but when managed effectively and efficiently, the rewards are significant.

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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 describe some of the benefits associated with going green and provide you with some tools that make it easier for your business to maximize sustainability.

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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 when properly executed.

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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 through your communications with them. In this article, we are going to provide you with some helpful tips on how to take a proactive approach toward boosting customer engagement while building on positive brand sentiment via social media.

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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 customers, employees, and the general public. It is important that your team is aware of the desired brand voice so that the messaging remains consistent with the core values you want presented. But before you can ensure that, you will need to actually think about and develop a brand voice.

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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 your mouth and may have led you to cease using that company’s product. In this article, we are going to discuss some of the primary aspects of providing excellent customer service for the benefit of your business.

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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 going to go over some of the best methods to increase your productivity, helping your business thrive.

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