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Mary Jones 2017-09-27
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The building anticipation for what seems to be the small business event of the year.

I’m talking, of course, about next weekend’s Small Business Saturday (Nov. 28).

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this is the day that all of America is supposed to be honoring small businesses.

We’re hanging signs and putting out the displays.

Do you really believe articles like this one that report that there were “88 million Small Business Saturday shoppers in 2014” and that they “spent $14.3 billion.” Oh c’mon…where does this data come from?

And how many of these shoppers would’ve been out shopping during that first unofficial weekend of the holiday season anyway?

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Dalvin Smith 2021-09-23

To those who are setting out on this venture, here’s what you will need to understand.additional info

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John Larsen 2017-11-01
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To take full advantage of the opportunity, small-business owners need to focus not only on getting people to walk in their doors, but also making sure they walk out as customers.

In 2016, a record 112 million Americans said they shopped independent businesses on Small Business Saturday, a 13 percent increase from 2015.

The challenge is a bit of a catch-22 for many small-business owners: Unlike large retailers that slash prices and stay open at crazy hours to boost sales, most small businesses compete on unique products and services backed by exceptional service.

On any regular day, these positive attributes are personified by the business owner, who can help close the sale.

What you need is more of you to go around.

For Small Business Saturday, you need a strategy that enables you to spend more time connecting with customers so that you can close more sales and add that personal touch.

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Geron20425 2021-10-19

Crafting your businesses involves so many different steps, you can start from identifying your business with a name and giving it personality with a logo and a theme.

Yes, they’re huge but there’s a lot more involved in getting your work on its feet.

From figuring out your target audience to building a structure for your people, all our jobs as business developers get saturated with lack of spare time.

Below we’ve provided a checklist aimed towards giving your brand its own persona.https://www.deviantart.com/geron20425/status-update/Business-Opportunities-On-The-Internet-895042079

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Dalvin Smith 2021-09-21

To those who are setting out on this venture, here’s what you will need to understand.helpful hints

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Bizz Opp 2021-09-24

To those who are setting out on this venture, here’s what you will need to understand(click this link)https://soundcloud.com/user-60282025

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Robert Pedigo 2017-09-29
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National Small Business Week may be a time for small businesses to celebrate themselves and their achievements over the past year, but big businesses want in.

Amid the din of celebratory toasts and awards speeches at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington D.C., banking giants the likes of Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Capital One Financial and even retail megastore Sam's Club are hopeful their message gets heard: Small Businesses, we're here to help you.

Bank of America announced on Monday that it is offering three new small-business charge cards, which are due out next week.

Those booklets are available at local SCORE Chapter offices, according to Betty Riess, a BofA spokeswoman.

Similarly, Sam's Club, through June 5, is giving small-business owners a discounted membership -- 10 weeks for $10, up from $35 for an entire year.

The retailer is also creating a Facebook application that will allow users to submit tips on how to create successful small businesses.

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SS Digital 2021-06-08
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Small business owners looking to hire SEO experts then we are here the best small business SEO service provider in the USA.

contact the best small business SEO consultant at 914-600-2606.https://ssdigitalmarketingservices.com/small-business-seo-services.phpSmall Business SEO Services, SEO for Small Business

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James Howard 2017-11-08
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Square is continuing to make its bid to capture the payments of small businesses around the world, as well as tap into the momentum of peer-to-peer payments products with Square Cash, as its payments volume continues a steady and methodical rise — though, Wall Street still seems a little skeptical today as the stock is down slightly.

Square’s gross payments volume, a critical metric for the company’s health and success, continued to rise year-over-year as it looks to go up against other payment providers and accrue a big share of payment volume.

Here’s a look at the numbers:

Here’s something we’ll be watching closely for the next few quarters as Square moves forward, however: its services revenue.

The company said it generated $65 million in services revenue this quarter, which was nearly double last year — with Square saying Instant Deposit, Caviar and Square Capital contributed the majority.

If we were to excise that $65 million from the company’s net revenue, the picture looks a little different:

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Monte Martin 2017-09-29
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The following is the eleventh and last article in the series "Marketing Like the Big Brands," in which marketing expert Jim Joseph shows entrepreneurs on a small-business budget how to apply marketing strategies used by big brands.

Setting goals is crucial to the success of your brand and as a small-business owner, the responsibility falls squarely on your shoulders.

That said, your day is probably filled with important tasks like solving problems and fulfilling customers' needs real-time.

Running my own agency, As hard as I try, I still find myself putting out day-to-day fires more often than I'm actually doing long-term strategic planning.

They hire teams of people whose job it is to plan.

The good news is: a little bit of planning can go a long way, no matter how busy we are.

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Danny Knackstedt 2017-09-29
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Coming only once every four years, Leap Day is an ideal occasion for small-business owners to do something special for customers, colleagues, even charities.

"Leap Year offers a bonus day so it's an excellent time for small-business owners to offer extras to their clients and customers," says Susan Wilson Solovic, CEO of It's Your Biz, a video news and information site for small businesses.

Here, four small businesses describe how they're planning something special for Feb. 29.

Boston-area businesses can get free marketing advice if they take advantage of a Leap Day promotion offered by HB Agency, a B-to-B marketing firm in Newton, Mass.

On Feb. 29, the firm will provide half-hour marketing sessions free of charge to anyone who signs up.

Called "An Extra Day the HB Way," the promotion grew out of lunch meetings at the firm.

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Robert Sanchez 2016-05-31

I have read several times on this sub it is a good idea to volunteer some marketing help at small business in the local area and I am interested in trying it but I am unsure how to begin.

If you could share how to begin or your experience with this it would be appreciated.

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Marc Anderson 2017-09-30
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Entrepreneurs nationwide are feeling the squeeze of encroaching competition.

With the internet explosion came an enormous proliferation of new small businesses in every market niche.

Now, we can buy anything and everything for our homes or businesses either offline, online or via direct mail 24/7.

And while this is great news for consumers, I can't think of a single client of ours for whom marketing competitively isn't a top priority.

In the ancient words of Chinese general Sun Tzu, you must "know your enemy as you know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles with no danger of defeat."

If you don't already have copies of your competitors' advertising and brochures-and can't recite from rote their key selling points and messages-how can you hope to successfully position against them?

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Brian Plymel 2016-08-30
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An improved economy and mobile connectivity are enabling small business owners to take much-needed summer vacations.

Many business owners are feeling the effects of economic improvements, said Alice Bredin, founder of the small business consultancyBredin, Inc.

Mobile technologies, such as those that support texting, checking email and accessing documents in the cloud, help small business owners manage work from nearly any vacation spot.

Taking a vacation hashealth and business benefits, including increased productivity and creativity.

Before you can enjoy your vacation, you have to go on vacation.

Put a stake in the ground for when you re going away, said Bredin, advising would-be vacationers to commit to the trip by actually booking a hotel or buying an airline ticket.

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Paul Jennette 2017-09-29
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You've probably heard of flash mobs -- groups of people who use social media to plan to appear in person at a chosen location at a particular time to sing a song, hold mock lightsaber battles or take some other random action.

It is the cash mob -- a group of shoppers who agree to patronize a local business at a particular time and spend at least $20 apiece to support their hometown merchants.

So they're voting with their dollars, mostly for small businesses.

An example is candle company Scentsy, which celebrated its fifth anniversary by giving $100 to each of its 1,000 headquarters-based employees to spend in local shops in their home town of Meridian, Idaho.

Businesses with high visibility in their town -- the type that sponsor baseball teams or the 4th of July parade -- tend to be the ones selected as the focus of a cash mob.

The owners who invite cash mobs attend chamber of commerce events; they chat on the town's listserv and they turn up at the firehouse pancake day to help out.

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Robert Pedigo 2017-09-29
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As a small-business owner, understanding how to sell your product or service is crucial for your company to succeed and grow.

Many entrepreneurs consider themselves more visionaries than salespeople.

But without knowing how to sell, you can make missteps that can crush your company fast.

Here, communications coach Carmine Gallo shares three common mistakes small-business owners make that will kill a sale -- and how you can avoid falling into those traps.

A best-selling author and communications coach, Carmine Gallo is also a former reporter and anchor for CNN and CBS.

He formed Gallo Communications with the mission of helping business leaders discover and apply effective communications.

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Mary Jones 2017-09-27
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The building anticipation for what seems to be the small business event of the year.

I’m talking, of course, about next weekend’s Small Business Saturday (Nov. 28).

Sandwiched between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, this is the day that all of America is supposed to be honoring small businesses.

We’re hanging signs and putting out the displays.

Do you really believe articles like this one that report that there were “88 million Small Business Saturday shoppers in 2014” and that they “spent $14.3 billion.” Oh c’mon…where does this data come from?

And how many of these shoppers would’ve been out shopping during that first unofficial weekend of the holiday season anyway?

John Larsen 2017-11-01
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To take full advantage of the opportunity, small-business owners need to focus not only on getting people to walk in their doors, but also making sure they walk out as customers.

In 2016, a record 112 million Americans said they shopped independent businesses on Small Business Saturday, a 13 percent increase from 2015.

The challenge is a bit of a catch-22 for many small-business owners: Unlike large retailers that slash prices and stay open at crazy hours to boost sales, most small businesses compete on unique products and services backed by exceptional service.

On any regular day, these positive attributes are personified by the business owner, who can help close the sale.

What you need is more of you to go around.

For Small Business Saturday, you need a strategy that enables you to spend more time connecting with customers so that you can close more sales and add that personal touch.

Dalvin Smith 2021-09-21

To those who are setting out on this venture, here’s what you will need to understand.helpful hints

Robert Pedigo 2017-09-29
img

National Small Business Week may be a time for small businesses to celebrate themselves and their achievements over the past year, but big businesses want in.

Amid the din of celebratory toasts and awards speeches at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington D.C., banking giants the likes of Bank of America, JP Morgan Chase and Capital One Financial and even retail megastore Sam's Club are hopeful their message gets heard: Small Businesses, we're here to help you.

Bank of America announced on Monday that it is offering three new small-business charge cards, which are due out next week.

Those booklets are available at local SCORE Chapter offices, according to Betty Riess, a BofA spokeswoman.

Similarly, Sam's Club, through June 5, is giving small-business owners a discounted membership -- 10 weeks for $10, up from $35 for an entire year.

The retailer is also creating a Facebook application that will allow users to submit tips on how to create successful small businesses.

James Howard 2017-11-08
img

Square is continuing to make its bid to capture the payments of small businesses around the world, as well as tap into the momentum of peer-to-peer payments products with Square Cash, as its payments volume continues a steady and methodical rise — though, Wall Street still seems a little skeptical today as the stock is down slightly.

Square’s gross payments volume, a critical metric for the company’s health and success, continued to rise year-over-year as it looks to go up against other payment providers and accrue a big share of payment volume.

Here’s a look at the numbers:

Here’s something we’ll be watching closely for the next few quarters as Square moves forward, however: its services revenue.

The company said it generated $65 million in services revenue this quarter, which was nearly double last year — with Square saying Instant Deposit, Caviar and Square Capital contributed the majority.

If we were to excise that $65 million from the company’s net revenue, the picture looks a little different:

Danny Knackstedt 2017-09-29
img

Coming only once every four years, Leap Day is an ideal occasion for small-business owners to do something special for customers, colleagues, even charities.

"Leap Year offers a bonus day so it's an excellent time for small-business owners to offer extras to their clients and customers," says Susan Wilson Solovic, CEO of It's Your Biz, a video news and information site for small businesses.

Here, four small businesses describe how they're planning something special for Feb. 29.

Boston-area businesses can get free marketing advice if they take advantage of a Leap Day promotion offered by HB Agency, a B-to-B marketing firm in Newton, Mass.

On Feb. 29, the firm will provide half-hour marketing sessions free of charge to anyone who signs up.

Called "An Extra Day the HB Way," the promotion grew out of lunch meetings at the firm.

Marc Anderson 2017-09-30
img

Entrepreneurs nationwide are feeling the squeeze of encroaching competition.

With the internet explosion came an enormous proliferation of new small businesses in every market niche.

Now, we can buy anything and everything for our homes or businesses either offline, online or via direct mail 24/7.

And while this is great news for consumers, I can't think of a single client of ours for whom marketing competitively isn't a top priority.

In the ancient words of Chinese general Sun Tzu, you must "know your enemy as you know yourself and you can fight a hundred battles with no danger of defeat."

If you don't already have copies of your competitors' advertising and brochures-and can't recite from rote their key selling points and messages-how can you hope to successfully position against them?

Paul Jennette 2017-09-29
img

You've probably heard of flash mobs -- groups of people who use social media to plan to appear in person at a chosen location at a particular time to sing a song, hold mock lightsaber battles or take some other random action.

It is the cash mob -- a group of shoppers who agree to patronize a local business at a particular time and spend at least $20 apiece to support their hometown merchants.

So they're voting with their dollars, mostly for small businesses.

An example is candle company Scentsy, which celebrated its fifth anniversary by giving $100 to each of its 1,000 headquarters-based employees to spend in local shops in their home town of Meridian, Idaho.

Businesses with high visibility in their town -- the type that sponsor baseball teams or the 4th of July parade -- tend to be the ones selected as the focus of a cash mob.

The owners who invite cash mobs attend chamber of commerce events; they chat on the town's listserv and they turn up at the firehouse pancake day to help out.

Dalvin Smith 2021-09-23

To those who are setting out on this venture, here’s what you will need to understand.additional info

Geron20425 2021-10-19

Crafting your businesses involves so many different steps, you can start from identifying your business with a name and giving it personality with a logo and a theme.

Yes, they’re huge but there’s a lot more involved in getting your work on its feet.

From figuring out your target audience to building a structure for your people, all our jobs as business developers get saturated with lack of spare time.

Below we’ve provided a checklist aimed towards giving your brand its own persona.https://www.deviantart.com/geron20425/status-update/Business-Opportunities-On-The-Internet-895042079

Bizz Opp 2021-09-24

To those who are setting out on this venture, here’s what you will need to understand(click this link)https://soundcloud.com/user-60282025

SS Digital 2021-06-08
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Small business owners looking to hire SEO experts then we are here the best small business SEO service provider in the USA.

contact the best small business SEO consultant at 914-600-2606.https://ssdigitalmarketingservices.com/small-business-seo-services.phpSmall Business SEO Services, SEO for Small Business

Monte Martin 2017-09-29
img

The following is the eleventh and last article in the series "Marketing Like the Big Brands," in which marketing expert Jim Joseph shows entrepreneurs on a small-business budget how to apply marketing strategies used by big brands.

Setting goals is crucial to the success of your brand and as a small-business owner, the responsibility falls squarely on your shoulders.

That said, your day is probably filled with important tasks like solving problems and fulfilling customers' needs real-time.

Running my own agency, As hard as I try, I still find myself putting out day-to-day fires more often than I'm actually doing long-term strategic planning.

They hire teams of people whose job it is to plan.

The good news is: a little bit of planning can go a long way, no matter how busy we are.

Robert Sanchez 2016-05-31

I have read several times on this sub it is a good idea to volunteer some marketing help at small business in the local area and I am interested in trying it but I am unsure how to begin.

If you could share how to begin or your experience with this it would be appreciated.

Brian Plymel 2016-08-30
img

An improved economy and mobile connectivity are enabling small business owners to take much-needed summer vacations.

Many business owners are feeling the effects of economic improvements, said Alice Bredin, founder of the small business consultancyBredin, Inc.

Mobile technologies, such as those that support texting, checking email and accessing documents in the cloud, help small business owners manage work from nearly any vacation spot.

Taking a vacation hashealth and business benefits, including increased productivity and creativity.

Before you can enjoy your vacation, you have to go on vacation.

Put a stake in the ground for when you re going away, said Bredin, advising would-be vacationers to commit to the trip by actually booking a hotel or buying an airline ticket.

Robert Pedigo 2017-09-29
img

As a small-business owner, understanding how to sell your product or service is crucial for your company to succeed and grow.

Many entrepreneurs consider themselves more visionaries than salespeople.

But without knowing how to sell, you can make missteps that can crush your company fast.

Here, communications coach Carmine Gallo shares three common mistakes small-business owners make that will kill a sale -- and how you can avoid falling into those traps.

A best-selling author and communications coach, Carmine Gallo is also a former reporter and anchor for CNN and CBS.

He formed Gallo Communications with the mission of helping business leaders discover and apply effective communications.