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Not hitting your goals? Avoid these 3 mistakes.

Goal setting is nothing new, it’s important, you know it’s important, yet most people don’t do it. The ones that do often create vague “resolutions” that they abandon before they are even halfway through January. If you want to decimate your goals this year, and I know that you do, then avoid these crazy goal setting …

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Redesigning A Company

We have been nose to the grindstone working on a whole new Phoenix Design and we wanted to share with you guys some of the lessons we learned along the way, some of the choices we made and why, and a little about the journey that brought us to where we are today. Building a …

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Flu-Induced Business Lessons

So a few weeks ago I was very very ill. Like unable to move for almost 2 weeks ill. It was bad. Now I tell you this not for any sympathy, but rather to help you avoid the same mistakes I did. I have done quite a bit in the way of organizing my company …

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You Don’t Need More Traffic.

The number one thing my clients ask me by far is how to get more traffic to their website. After all more traffic means more sales which means more revenue. Right? Nope. Not usually. Before you write me off as some crazy person who doesn’t know what they are talking about, hear me out. Let’s …

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Why We Create Content

Content is hard.   It takes a lot of time, and the payoff isn’t immediate.  So why bother? There are two reasons to write content. (I’m sure there are more but this is my article, go write your own article). As a marketing gimmick.  You heard somewhere that if you write a blog post every …

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How To Use Video To Promote Your Business

Video is one of the most popular forms of content on the Internet, yet many businesses never use it. Using video to promote your business is easier than you think. You don’t need a large budget or complex videos to get your message out there.

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Getting Started With Content Marketing For Small Business

Content marketing has been used by businesses for over a century, but it’s only begun to truly gain ground as an online marketing technique. Customers love sites with customized content. It makes them feel like they’re shopping with a friend. Think of it as a marketing option that’s actually useful to customers.

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Why Building An Online Audience Is The New Marketing

The best way to market your business is by building an online audience. Once you’ve built the audience, they’ll do much of the marketing for you. After all, having a website or social media page isn’t useful if not one ever sees it. Many businesses think of building their audience as a wasted expense. Your …

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Is Responsive Design Really Worth It?

Here’s an interesting piece of statistic: by the end of 2013, around 156 million Americans used an Internet enabled mobile phone. On average, American adults use their PCs for Internet around 27 hours a month, while on the other hand people spend around 34 hours every month using mobile Internet.

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Big Words Are Making You Stupid

Well okay, maybe they aren’t making you stupid but to your potential customers they’re making you look stupid. According to a recent study from Princeton, using big words can make your audience think you aren’t as smart as if you were using smaller words.  Derek Halpern over at Social Triggers just did a video on …

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