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What’s YOUR Social Media Policy for Employees?

Globally, a very important issue facing companies of all types and sizes involves the use of social media by employees. Whether we are considering comments on company social media or observations at personal social media pages, there is a lot … Continue reading

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Observations from 234 Entrepreneurs!

We can learn a lot from successful entrepreneurs in terms of how to start a business, how to scale a business, and how to stay inspired. Recently, Tracey Wallace published (for Big Commerce) “234 American Business Owners on Starting, Scaling, … Continue reading

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Here Are Reasons Why Good Stores Succeed

Since retail stores still represent about 90% of U.S. retail shopping, they are not facing imminent death (as some have predicted). Here are two charts from eMarketer that summarize why and how physical stores retain a lot of popularity, despite … Continue reading

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Video Clips for When You Feel Unconfident!

Be motivated and confident. LEARN from and enjoy these video clips! πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ πŸ™‚ This first video has been viewed more than 9 million times. And don’t miss the funny last video!!!              

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Welcome World Visitors!

We are honored that this blog has received visitors from about 165 countries around the world. (As of today, we have made more than 1,625 posts in the categories shown on the right side of this screen). Thank you!!!! πŸ™‚ … Continue reading

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How to Boost YOUR Productivity

Are you productive (efficient and effective) enough or do you sometimes waste time or go off on a tangent (instead of focusing on what’s ahead of you)? If you answer the latter, then this post is for you. If you … Continue reading

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Effective In-Store Marketing

Are you doing the best job that you can with your in-store marketing? Do you stand out from competitors (including online competitors)? Consider the tips in the infographic below fromΒ M2 on Hold.    

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