Spend Less Time Watching the Waves Of Success & Ride Them Yourself

Image by: Ian D. Keating By Mike Venture All right guys, today’s daily dose of smarts is all about putting yourself out there and getting what you want. I’ve brought along a few friends to help motivate you along the way, so I hope you don’t mind. Find out What the Smartest Startups Are Getting…

5 Key Elements that Will Help You Boost Your Business’s Productivity

Image by: Kevin Dooley By George Lamb Implementing different strategies to ensure your business and making the most out of it’s employees’ specialized skills is essential to the productivity of a workplace. You can have the best crew on the universe operating your company, but if they are unable to identify and resolve problems that…

4 Important Questions to Consider before Launching Your Company’s Website

Image by: Aesop By George Lamb The website is the foundation of your company. If your site is too complicated, impossible to navigate, and visually unappealing then you can bet that potential customers will flee from your web page faster than birds to the south just before the dead of winter. Not everybody in the world may be…

3 Ways Your Business Can Buck Conformity & Find Unconventional Success

Image by: OTA Photos By George Lamb Among the vast majority of humans on this earth that resign themselves to becoming entrepreneurs, only a select few make it out alive and reap the benefits of the success  that so sparingly comes along. The bottom line is there are hundreds, thousands, millions of people on this…

5 New Rules of Copywriting You Need to Know for Your Business

Image by: Adikos By Giovanni Fields Copywriting, for those who are unfamiliar with the term, is writing a copy for the purpose of advertising or marketing–which means the copy itself is meant to persuade someone to buy a product, or influence their beliefs. To avoid hindering your company’s marketing campaign, the copywriter should be professional enough…

Have You Been Hacked? 5 Steps in Reclaiming Your Business

Image by: Nate Grigg By: George Lamb Hackers, we hear about them all the time but most entrepreneurs don’t actually realize that it is indeed possible to become a victim of their foul play. Nowadays virtually all of our personal information has some sort of contact with the internet.  Whether it be our social security…

5 Toxic Decisions to Avoid When First Starting a Business

Image by: Brandon Grasley By: Giovanni Fields There’s only so much preparation we can do when taking the plunge into something new and in unfamiliar territory. No matter how much research or planning you do, or advice you get before opening your business, there will always be those things that pop up that you never accounted for that just completely…

5 Essential Steps to Streamline Your Business so it Runs Like Clockwork

Image by: tshein By: Ken Lucas Simple is certainly always better, as many of you business experts may know. There’s just something so convenient about executing a task that requires as little effort as humanly possible. Some might call that laziness, and depending on the situation, I would agree. But for business men, the fact…

3 Apps Your Business Absolutely Needs to Utilize in Today’s World

Image by: bohed By: Todd Downey What happened to the good ol’ days where people advertised on the back of milk cartons and passed out flyers? Dead and buried I presume, replaced with the ever increasing advent of modern technology. It still amazes me how far we’ve come. But I’m not here to get into…

5 Ways to Optimize Your Website for Sales

Image by: fosforix By Dexter Lunde Did you know that (according to a poll done in January of this year by NRF Index. Forrester Research), the top selling products are software, books, music, and flowers which generated approximately $37.05 billion last year. They estimate that the American “online retail industry will be worth $279 billion…

5 Social Media Management Programs for 2014

Image by: Simon By Dexter Lunde You’ve got meetings, employees to manage, a personal life to manage, reports to go over, marketing techniques to implement, research and development to oversee… How do other businessmen make the time to manage their social media accounts too? Well, lucky for us, there are a plethora of apps, programs,…

4 Tips on Twitter’s Direct Response Advertising

Image by: keiyac By Dexter Lunde Direct response advertising or marketing are specific techniques used in the advertising field that generates quite a unique and often passionate reaction from customers. As a businessman, there are ways that you and your business can benefit from this type of marketing. Luckily, Twitter is helping spread the knowledge…