The Small Busines...
Follow
Find
1.2K views | +0 today
 
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
onto The Small Business Article Reading Schedule
Scoop.it!

5 Questions Every Business Owner Should Answer Before They Try To Grow Their Business

5 Questions Every Business Owner Should Answer Before They Try To Grow Their Business | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Actually, starting a business is pretty easy these days. Figuring out how to sell something, something you know how to deliver or something in demand, isn’t that hard or expensive anymore - if, your goal is to simply bang out a living and get by.
more...
No comment yet.
The Small Business Article Reading Schedule
Insightful articles for small business people and independent professionals.
Curated by Douglas E Rice
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

The Real Reason Productivity is Down in the US | Trusted Advisor

The Real Reason Productivity is Down in the US | Trusted Advisor | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
I clicked on the Time Warner Cable Live Chat Support box. Here is the actual transcript of what followed.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

Stop Trying to Game Facebook’s Edgerank

Stop Trying to Game Facebook’s Edgerank | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
I noticed something really annoying on Facebook this past week. Surprisingly, it had nothing to do with politics. Go figure. Over the past few days a lot of businesses have been using their busines...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

28 Skills You Must Develop for Start-up Success | The Savvy Intern by YouTern

28 Skills You Must Develop for Start-up Success | The Savvy Intern by YouTern | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
I dropped out of college to pursue my business goals instead of completing a degree. While I wouldn’t say that college is a waste of time for everybody, I do ...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

9 Ways Social Networking Is Misunderstood

9 Ways Social Networking Is Misunderstood | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
1)    Joining A Social Networking Platform And Then Hanging Out On The Sidelines: This one hits home with me because its how I quit both Linkedin and Twitter when I first started my “Castain 2.0” journey.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

12 Critical Marketing and Sales Metrics You BETTER Be Tracking

12 Critical Marketing and Sales Metrics You BETTER Be Tracking | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Learn which quantity and quality metrics to use for better sales and marketing alignment.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

25 tips to punch up your writing | Articles | Main

25 tips to punch up your writing | Articles | Main | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Filled with classic advice and fresh ideas, this list can help even seasoned pros.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

How Being Unreachable Makes Me More Productive

How Being Unreachable Makes Me More Productive | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Want to know a secret? I am not always reachable. I don’t always answer my phone. Sometimes, I don’t check email all day. And I get a lot more done because of it. Knock, Knock, …a...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

Do You Coordinate Your Content Marketing With Your B2B Sales Cycle?

Do You Coordinate Your Content Marketing With Your B2B Sales Cycle? | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Why and how your B2B sales cycle should coordinate with your content marketing efforts.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

The 5 External Factors that Affect Your Customers | A Sales Guy | Sales Advice | Sales Coaching

The 5 External Factors that Affect Your Customers | A Sales Guy | Sales Advice | Sales Coaching | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Small Business Article of the Day: Your customers are affected by a number of external factors. Understanding this macro environment before you start selling can increase sales 2 fold.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

7 Ways to Stick to Your Todo List | Time Management Ninja

7 Ways to Stick to Your Todo List | Time Management Ninja | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

Social Media Tips For Small Business Owners

Social Media Tips For Small Business Owners | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
We asked some of the SteamFeed authors to answer the following question: If you could give one or two pieces of advice to a small business owner who just signed up for their first social media account today, what would it be?
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

5 keys to powerful, precise writing that really work, every time

5 keys to powerful, precise writing that really work, every time | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
» 5 keys to powerful, precise writing that really work, every time | Successful communication solutions...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

How to Run a Contest on Your Blog - 21 Tips on Crowdsourcing & Community Engagement | via @nickkellet

How to Run a Contest on Your Blog - 21 Tips on Crowdsourcing & Community Engagement | via @nickkellet | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
What matters is the metrics. What matters is both eyeballs and emotion. Emotion is the most critical. Here's 21 tips to engage people.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

12 Most Important Uses of Social Media Research

12 Most Important Uses of Social Media Research | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Annie Pettit does some digging and shares the 12 Most Important Uses of Social Media Research.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

10 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business | SucceedAsYourOwnBoss.com

10 Mistakes People Make When Starting a Business | SucceedAsYourOwnBoss.com | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

The Ultimate 11-Step Plan to Launching a Successful Business Blog in 6 Months or Less

The Ultimate 11-Step Plan to Launching a Successful Business Blog in 6 Months or Less | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
If you're new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

5 Social Media Lessons Gleaned from a New SMB Study

5 Social Media Lessons Gleaned from a New SMB Study | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Thursday is guest post day here at Duct Tape Marketing and today’s guest is from Frank Strong, director of Public Relations, Vocus – Enjoy!
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

6 Ways to Create Content that Catches Attention

6 Ways to Create Content that Catches Attention | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Even if you create great content, there's a good chance it won't get through to your prospects. Here are 6 ways to create content that catches attention.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

Customer for Life

Customer for Life | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
I’m not your customer for life. No one is. There’s no such thing. I might love your product and love your service, but that’s not enough. I want more. Everything you say or do wil...
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

11 Tips to Manage Your Online Reputation: Fathom That, Episode 17 - Fathom

11 Tips to Manage Your Online Reputation: Fathom That, Episode 17 - Fathom | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Today's edition of Fathom That equips you with 11 tips for managing your company's online reputation.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

19 Ways to Bounce Back from Just About Anything

19 Ways to Bounce Back from Just About Anything | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
If you’re in the middle of a bad situation, it’s time to really see what is happening. You must be completely honest with yourself - no more denial or wishful thinking that it will get better.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

Why Your Twitter Account is Not Bringing You Business | SucceedAsYourOwnBoss.com

Why Your Twitter Account is Not Bringing You Business | SucceedAsYourOwnBoss.com | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

50 Ideas that Grow Front line Revenues — Score More Sales

50 Ideas that Grow Front line Revenues — Score More Sales | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Being “on” every day when you have a front-line role in selling is a tough thing. Gaining access, having intelligent conversations, and working toward closing business EVERY day is also tough.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

Google Sitelinks: The Quickest & Easiest Way to Improve PPC Accounts via @fathomonline

Google Sitelinks: The Quickest & Easiest Way to Improve PPC Accounts via @fathomonline | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Learn about the challenges, myths, and benefits of Google Sitelinks.
more...
No comment yet.
Scooped by Douglas E Rice
Scoop.it!

Customer Service. Strategy or culture?

Customer Service. Strategy or culture? | The Small Business Article Reading Schedule | Scoop.it
Customer Service is the great differentiator for your brand. Competitors may offer a similar product or service, but the way you treat people—the way you make people feel within the brand experienc...
more...
No comment yet.