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5 Social Media Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at Bizlaunch.com   You’re officially on the social media bandwagon: everyone has told you that your brand “needs” to be on Twitter, Facebook, Google Plus, et cetera, so you’ve set up profiles on each. But now what? You have no clue what you need to do to successfully […]

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Small Biz Success Story – Superfood Eateries

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   In honour of national Small Business Week (October 20-26, 2013), each and every day throughout the week we’ll be sharing a small biz success story in celebration of Canadian small business. Today, we kick off the first instalment of the series with Superfood Eateries. If […]

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Time Out: 5 Ways to Disconnect From Your Biz

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at Bizlaunch.com   As entrepreneurs, we’re all guilty of skipping much-needed vacation time fearing that in our absence, our business may fall apart at the seams. Deep down we know that this simply isn’t the case, but it doesn’t make the idea any less frightening. The truth is […]

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Five Tips for Masterful Networking

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By Mark Wardell To be a masterful networker, you don’t need to attend every event in town or schmooze with ever person you meet. What you do need is a strategy. Consider the following five steps for creating a successful networking strategy. The goal here is to connect in meaningful ways- the kind that leads […]

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The 5 Most Common Writing Mistakes Small Biz Owners Should Avoid

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com In the world of small business, writing quality content—whether it be for marketing material, blog posts, social media or otherwise—is becoming increasingly important to reach customers and to establish yourself as an industry thought leader. Unfortunately though, not every entrepreneur is a writer by trade. That […]

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5 Steps To A Great Email Marketing Campaign

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   If your small business hasn’t experimented with email marketing yet, now’s the time to give it a go. It’s a great way to reach your customers, find new leads and convert those leads into buyers, but the best thing about it is this: it’s very […]

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Social Media: How Your Small Biz Can Join The Conversation

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Ask five different businesses why they’re on social media and they’ll give you five different answers: “To increase sales.” “Branding.” “To find more customers.” “To drive traffic to our website.”   Whatever your reasons are for being on—or wanting to be on—social media, they’re probably […]

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Business Karma: Is giving back part of your strategic objective?

Growing Your Biz, New Posts, Small Business
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  Most businesses are built around a vision for profitability, the primary motivation being to develop a thriving client base and become more lucrative. Of course, these are key objectives in any business’s strategic plan, but if they are the sole objectives of an organization, then that company may be missing out on an opportunity […]

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8 Free Apps To Keep You Connected To Your Business While On The Go

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Keeping up to date with all aspects of a business can be trying at the best of times— especially when you’re out of the office. But luckily, the universality of smartphones and the rise of easy Internet access has changed this, making it easier than […]

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Grow Your Business with a Strategic Alliance

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If you’re a business owner or manager, I probably don’t need to tell you just how important a strategic business alliance, or partnership, can be to your overall success. Over the years, I’ve seen many businesses enjoy great success through smart alliances, and in my own business, alliances have been key. However, every now and […]

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