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Going the Distance: How Improving Your Health Helps Improve Your Bottom Line

Going the Distance: How Improving Your Health Helps Improve Your Bottom Line | small business | Scoop.it
Instead of spending all day, every day at work, get out and exercise. Not only will it be good for your soul but also your company.
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Exercising early and often gets me through some crazy days.

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5 Small-Business Tips for Hiring the Right People

5 Small-Business Tips for Hiring the Right People | small business | Scoop.it
Learn five tips to help you in hiring the right people for your small business. Don't settle for employees who are just "good enough."
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6 Practices to Boost Your Chances of Success in Life and Business

6 Practices to Boost Your Chances of Success in Life and Business | small business | Scoop.it
Everyone has their own definition of success, but doing these things may make you appreciate things more and be happy.
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What to Do Before Launching a New Product

What to Do Before Launching a New Product | small business | Scoop.it
Sooner or later, your small business will probably have to release a new product in order to grow. But unless you take a few key steps befor
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How women dominate social media | LeadersWest

How women dominate social media | LeadersWest | small business | Scoop.it
Women access social media via mobile devices more than men and are driving the growth of the visual social web.

 

The top three reasons Women dominate social media shared by Golden Girl Finance were:

‘Women not only use social media more often than men, but they use these sites in more ways’;‘Women are leading the trend of using their phones and tablets to check their social media accounts’; and,‘Women interact with brands more often and for a wider range of reasons and they consume and share news more frequently than men.’...
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Jeff Domansky's curator insight, March 18, 2014 11:21 PM

With few exceptions (LinkedIn), women really do dominate social media. An excellent infographic.

Jeff Domansky's curator insight, March 18, 2014 11:26 PM

Except for LinkedIn, women really do dominate the major social media channels.

Elsie Whitelock's curator insight, March 21, 2014 11:34 AM

Yup.

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Beware! Is a 9-to-5 Schedule Turning Employees Into Zombies?

Beware! Is a 9-to-5 Schedule Turning Employees Into Zombies? | small business | Scoop.it
Some employees suffer from social jetlag, causing them to not work to their fullest potential. Here are some ways to cure this aliment and get them back on...
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I work 8-5pm every day five days an week and would love to mix it up. Feel like I am in jail sometimes.....

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Mary Barra's To-Do List At General Motors

Mary Barra's To-Do List At General Motors | small business | Scoop.it

signsiGM's new CEO wants to pick up the pace of improvement.

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Love my 2014 Chevy Impala, hope a woman had something to do with design

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You Tweeted What About My Company?!

You Tweeted What About My Company?! | small business | Scoop.it
It's easy to want to have a knee-jerk reaction to employees criticizing your company on social media. But hold that thought--the law may entitle them to do it.
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2014 Gates Annual Letter: Myths About Foreign Aid - Gates Foundation

2014 Gates Annual Letter: Myths About Foreign Aid - Gates Foundation | small business | Scoop.it
Learn how foreign aid reduces overpopulation, dependency on aid for impoverished countries, and makes a sustainable future for our planet.
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Survey: Email Is 40 Times More Effective Than Facebook and Twitter

Survey: Email Is 40 Times More Effective Than Facebook and Twitter | small business | Scoop.it
Just when you thought you'd never have to spam a customer or an employee inbox again, a new article argues the power of email.
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Forget $4M Ads, Your Business Can Still Capitalize on the Super Bowl

Forget $4M Ads, Your Business Can Still Capitalize on the Super Bowl | small business | Scoop.it
Take advantage of one of the biggest events of the year without breaking the bank.
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The Year of Change for Small Business | Marketing for Small Business

The Year of Change for Small Business | Marketing for Small Business | small business | Scoop.it

Many small businesses, eateries and restaurant owners thought social media marketing was a fad.  It’s quite evident that not only is social media not a fad, or a wave of the future, it is the most effective way to market any size business.


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Be sure to watch the video on "Change" in the post. The message is powerful and drives the message home of why 2014 is the year for your business to make a shift!

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21 Ways to Bring in the Business

21 Ways to Bring in the Business | small business | Scoop.it
Despite your desperate hopes and prayers, business isn't just going to wander into your business. You need to get out there and hustle, and we've got...
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Thoughtful and doeable marketing solutions.

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The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids

The Surprising Benefits of Hiring Your Kids | small business | Scoop.it
You may just end up saving money along with, you know, providing some good life experience.
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7 Management Traits That Will Make All Your Employees Quit

7 Management Traits That Will Make All Your Employees Quit | small business | Scoop.it
Have you ever had a REALLY bad boss? Well I have. This individual drove everybody out and the company had to close the regional office, because everyone quit or was fired. I quit after being there
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The Incidental Path to Innovation

The Incidental Path to Innovation | small business | Scoop.it
Sometimes a breakthrough product is the one you create as an enticement or an add-on.
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6 Ways to Extend Your iPhone Battery Life After Updating to iOS 7.1

6 Ways to Extend Your iPhone Battery Life After Updating to iOS 7.1 | small business | Scoop.it
Apple’s newest mobile operating system is a battery-sucking vampire. Fight back fast with these easy tips and tricks.
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Ami Kassar: Has Small-Business Lending Really Improved?

Ami Kassar: Has Small-Business Lending Really Improved? | small business | Scoop.it
Reports suggest that it's becoming easier for owners to take out loans, yet many small firms still face an uphill battle.
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Still difficult for small biz to obtain loans

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SBA & Yelp Team Up to Present Webinar Series on How Small Businesses Can Successfully Engage and Manage Online Reputation | SBA.gov

SBA & Yelp Team Up to Present Webinar Series on How Small Businesses Can Successfully Engage and Manage Online Reputation | SBA.gov | small business | Scoop.it
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The #1 Feature of a Meaningless Job

The #1 Feature of a Meaningless Job | small business | Scoop.it
Ask people what they want in a job, and meaningfulness looms large. For decades, Americans have ranked purpose as their top priority—above promotions, income, job security, and hours. Work is a
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Better times ahead? | Recordnet.com

Better times ahead? | Recordnet.com | small business | Scoop.it
STOCKTON - The economic outlook for 2014 is pretty bright, even in once recession-ravaged San Joaquin County, financial experts agreed Thursday at the annual forecast conference sponsored by the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce.
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Lena Dunham's Vogue Cover Is Here And It's Beautiful

Lena Dunham's Vogue Cover Is Here And It's Beautiful | small business | Scoop.it
The time has come: Lena Dunham has landed her Vogue cover. The much-anticipated cover photo was released by Vogue on Wednesday morning, highlighting the "Girls" creator wearing a Burberry shirt in a gorgeous close-up shot.
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What I Wish I'd Known Before I Franchised My Company

What I Wish I'd Known Before I Franchised My Company | small business | Scoop.it
Considering franchising your business? Start with these tips from four franchise founders.
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