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How To Build a Business Plan

Our last post covered the biggest reasons you need to have a business plan. Today you get to learn what a business plan is made up of. Work on each of these pieces, put them together and voila! You have a business plan! But you’re not really done. A business plan needs to be a living […]

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Why You Need a Business Plan

Many entrepreneurs out there just “wing it” when they start their business. No business plan, just some good ideas and maybe some awesome co-founders. Some make it work, but most don’t. Studies show that at least 50% of startups don’t make it to their 5th birthday. Overall, 90% of startups are said to fail. Without further […]

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How To Work from Home Productively

Our last post covered some of the pros and cons of working from home. Today we’re going to go through some tips for being productive when you do work from home. While there are similarities to productivity in a traditional office environment, working from home has some unique challenges to overcome. Get the Tools of […]

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The Wonders and Woes of Working from Home

Have you ever wondered if you’d like working from home? I think about it whenever I get writer’s block or have a hard time getting my creative juices flowing. Is it my workplace that makes this difficult? Is my brain just tired? None of the above? Maybe you’re considering starting your own business or have […]

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Where to Recycle Your Old Tech

Did you get a shiny new gadget this holiday season? We’ve collected a list of the best ways to recycle or resell your older tech items. Whether your goal is to get a little cash back in your pocket or just recycle responsibly, these programs may be just what you’re looking for. In-Store Programs Best […]

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Improve Your Website Rankings

Search Engine Optimization, or SEO for short, is not an easy topic to master. But in today’s digital world, website rankings on search engines are more important than ever. Ranking higher than competitors can not only increase traffic, but it can increase traffic from a highly specified target that is far more likely to buy […]

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Free Resources for Great Graphics

Are you trying to up your game when it comes to graphics for your website? Here’s a list of the best free resources for creating great graphics! Images Great graphics start with great backgrounds. Here are my favorite places to find high-quality images in the public domain (CC0). As long as you’re using the images […]

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Work Perks I Love

It’s been exciting to see all the ways that employers have innovated in the last several years. Business isn’t just a competition for customers, but also for the best and brightest minds that you can find. This competition to hire has driven companies to get creative and focus on their culture and the work perks […]

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6 Common CTA Killers

Is your click-through rate just not cutting it? If the problem isn’t with the content of your homepage or landing page, there’s a good chance you’ve got some work to do with your Call-to-Action. Your CTA should drive customers to click to the next level of engagement. If you’re not seeing that drive, check out […]

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3 Tips for a Homepage that Converts

You probably wouldn’t have a website if you weren’t trying to drive business from it. If you’re struggling to gain traction from your homepage, it’s time to make some changes! These three tips are an excellent starting point on your way to increasing homepage conversions. 1. Use Clear, Simple Navigation Your visitors should never get […]

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