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5 Writing Tips for a Solid Media Pitch

December 18, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Media pitches are one of the most important pieces of content that your small business will create. If you think about it, media pitches serve as a casual introduction between a small business and the …

Publicity 101: How to Maintain Positive Relationships with Reporters

December 11, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Publicity is an art that takes practice, patience and a large amount of follow up. With these requirements, it is absolutely essential to foster positive relationships with those whom you work with. One of the …

Using Tumblr to Build Your Business

November 13, 2013 – 10:00 am |

With social media platforms hatching from every corner of the web these days, at times can be hard to decide which sites are worth the effort. Tumblr, for example, is a unique micro blogging tool …

Email Marketing: Get Your Newsletters Read

November 6, 2013 – 10:00 am |

As most business owners know, newsletters are a great way to share company events and news with the public. Yet, given the bombardment of email these days, just getting readers to open a newsletter is …

Writers Block: Taking the Pressure Off

October 30, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Writers block is a normal occurrence for any content creator. Your writing ability can be negatively affected for a multitude of reasons: lack of sleep, too much stress, not enough time, or the always-untimely lack …

Blogging Tips for Your Small Business: 3 Pointers for Success

October 23, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Blogging is becoming an essential part of marketing in today’s content driven society. Not only does blogging offer a chance for companies to boast their product knowledge and company updates, but it also helps to …

Twitter Marketing: A Small Business Beginner’s Guide

October 9, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Twitter marketing is quickly becoming the norm in most small business’ marketing plans. With over 200 million registered users and over 30 languages available, Twitter has become a marketing dream for organizations of all sizes. …

Public Relations Strategy: Your Small Business Blue Print

October 2, 2013 – 10:00 am |

Public relations may seem like an intimidating term for any new small business looking to promote their product or service. If you are a small business looking to publicize your efforts, this element of marketing …

Rebranding Your Small Business: 4 Tips to a Fresh Start

September 25, 2013 – 10:30 am |

Making the decision to rebrand your small business doesn’t mean that your efforts to promote your business or product have gone unnoticed or have failed. Sometimes ventures get a bit outdated or you just may …

Reviews: 7 Small Business Tips on Defending Negative Feedback

September 18, 2013 – 10:30 am |

Negative reviews can definitely feel like a thorn in the side of any small business. Even if you do everything right, a disgruntled customer may feel compelled to write negative reviews about your small business …

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