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Free Advertising Tools

In this post, we cite free advertising tools for small businesses. By using these tools, a firm can hold down its costs. And it can advertise more effectively. Because we like free, also consult these other resources: Useful Free TrendWatching … Continue reading

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Small Businesses Are Charging Ahead

Many small business trends are worth studying. Now, let’s consider how small businesses are charging ahead. According to Vangie Beal for Webopedia: “A small business is privately owned and operated. And it typically employs a small number of workers. In … Continue reading

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Tracking Small Business Trends

As with large firms, tracking small business trends is imperative. IF small firms want to adapt to the marketplace! To best face competition, they must do so. Before studying trends, read these posts: Small Business Saturday Marketing Tips for Small … Continue reading

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Tips for Building Social Media Marketing Strategies

The company Tenfold provides CRM (customer relationship management) solutions. In addition, it writes about social media marketing strategies. According to Tenfold: “As social platforms have grown in popularity, so too has the importance of building an effective social media strategy. … Continue reading

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Promote Your Business with Free Resources

Big retailers spend a lot of money to promote their businesses. And they use all types of offline and online media in doing so. But what about about small retailers? Many don’t even use the excellent site of the Small … Continue reading

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It’s Time for Small Business Web Sites to Step Up

There’s been a lot of discussion about how leading traditional retailers are stepping up their online efforts and investing more in there sites. But, what about small businesses? They need to step up their online efforts also. According Australia-based WebAlive: … Continue reading

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Best Blogs for Small Retailers

There are many great online resources for small business, including the Web sites of Small Business Administration, Entrepreneur, and Inc. They deal with a variety of topics to assist startups and other small businesses. In addition, there are numerous blogs … Continue reading

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