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Elevate Your Brand By Merging Product And Service | V3 Kansas City Integrated Marketing and Social Media Agency

Elevate Your Brand By Merging Product And Service | V3 Kansas City Integrated Marketing and Social Media Agency | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Truly great brands have one thing in common: they've combined their products and service to create a memorable, all-encompassing experience. Here's how.
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Cover Their Six (A Note to the Sales Manager) — S. Anthony Iannarino

Cover Their Six (A Note to the Sales Manager) — S. Anthony Iannarino | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
You ask your salespeople to accomplish a lot. If you want your salespeople to deliver for you, you have to cover their six.
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Finding the Right Investor

Finding the Right Investor | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Before an investor writes a check, he or she is going to know every last thing about you. Here's how to return the favor.Once you’ve got investors invested in your company, your first reaction may be to break out the champagne.
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Small Business Challenges: An Interview with Home Inspector Jim Troth | The Small Business Storyteller

Small Business Challenges: An Interview with Home Inspector Jim Troth | The Small Business Storyteller | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
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A Glimpse Into Google's Search Engine of the Future | Jeffbullas's Blog

A Glimpse Into Google's Search Engine of the Future | Jeffbullas's Blog | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Google is constantly tweaking its search engine to continue to be relevant on a fast evolving web.
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9 Brilliant Inventions Made by Mistake

9 Brilliant Inventions Made by Mistake | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Without a sloppy scientist, a creative Navy officer's wife, and a hasty sanatorium chef, we might not have penicillin, the Slinky, or Wheaties today.
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5 Steps to a Successful Start-up

5 Steps to a Successful Start-up | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
David Klein, CEO of CommonBond, is building his new company with an eye for value creation and growth.
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Employer brand and consumer brand can be synonymous | Cox BLUE

Employer brand and consumer brand can be synonymous | Cox BLUE | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Branding your business as a quality employer sometimes takes a backseat to driving profit margins and generating consistent revenue streams.
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7 Ways to Use Yelp to Improve Your Local Business

7 Ways to Use Yelp to Improve Your Local Business | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Yelp: What local businesses need to know to improve their presence on this leading customer review site to attract new customers.
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Social Media Policy: 6 Additional Key Policies To Update

Social Media Policy: 6 Additional Key Policies To Update | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Current, compliant workplace social media policy maybe challenging for a company. Make sure your other workplace policies are up-to-date also.
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Maximize to Monetize Your Social Business Leverage What Ya' Got! | Marketing Nutz

Maximize to Monetize Your Social Business Leverage What Ya' Got! | Marketing Nutz | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Maximize what you already have within your business to monetize and drive return on investment. Less is more. Measure, analyze and optimize!
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- Rebelations - Time for a Business Sanity Check

- Rebelations - Time for a Business Sanity Check | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. ~
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18 Tips to Accelerate Social Media and Digital ROI | OMI Blog

18 Tips to Accelerate Social Media and Digital ROI | OMI Blog | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
In advance of the upcoming Digital Marketing Strategy Summit, I asked a few of our speakers to share their favorite advice for accelerating digital and social media ROI in 2013.
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46 Ways To Start A Business With No Money

46 Ways To Start A Business With No Money | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
46 Ways to Start a Business With No Money May 16th, 2008...
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Biggest Companies of the 2012 Inc. 5000

Biggest Companies of the 2012 Inc. 5000 | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Which of America's fastest-growing companies sells the most stuff? Would you guess Facebook, Levi Strauss, or Publix, or none of the above? Find out.From lawn care services and craft supplies to groceries and apparel, this year’s biggest Inc.
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Your Online Presence: It Starts With a Website

Your Online Presence: It Starts With a Website | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
An interesting conversation started on my business Facebook page the other day. My business partner posted an article about an event that Google was hosting in Honolulu to help businesses build a website, for free!
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3 Ways to Win the RFP Rat Race

3 Ways to Win the RFP Rat Race | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
If your sales force is spending a lot of time on RFPs, but not bringing in a lot of new business, then you might need to consider new investments in your business model.
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Why Fewer Start-ups Are Going Public [INFOGRAPHIC]

Why Fewer Start-ups Are Going Public [INFOGRAPHIC] | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Don't blame Facebook: Start-up IPOs have been on the decline for a while. Inc. dug into the numbers to find out why.
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Reiterate the Value You Create and Push Back — S. Anthony Iannarino

Reiterate the Value You Create and Push Back — S. Anthony Iannarino | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
You can make it easy for your dream client to approve your pricing, but you have to be prepared to help them understand and justify the value.
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Six Ways to Get In — S. Anthony Iannarino

Six Ways to Get In — S. Anthony Iannarino | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Here are 6 ways you can get in. The sixth method is always there when you're ready to do what it takes, but feel free to run out your options first if you must.
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4 Myths of Social Media Marketing | Jeffbullas's Blog

4 Myths of Social Media Marketing | Jeffbullas's Blog | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Social media marketing is the shiny new toy. Businesses were provided tools that they could use themselves to promote their business. The democratization of marketing was now evident.
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How to Boost the ROI of B2B Social Media? Optimize Across the Entire Sales Cycle

How to Boost the ROI of B2B Social Media? Optimize Across the Entire Sales Cycle | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Most forms of online B2B marketing and advertising focus on attracting and engaging business customers through a sales cycle to create awareness and interest,...
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The 3 S's of Social Media Maintenance (Infographic) | Social Media Consultant

The 3 S's of Social Media Maintenance (Infographic) | Social Media Consultant | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
Set yourself up for success by keeping in mind the 3 S's of social media maintenance, and grow your following without negatively impacting your workday.
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Managing Legal Risk in the Cloud | SmallBiz Counsel Daily

Managing Legal Risk in the Cloud | SmallBiz Counsel Daily | Small Business Issues | Scoop.it
We have a new author here.  Please welcome Brett Rigby with as many comments as possible.  Thanks for always passing by.
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