6 Reasons Why Working More Isn’t Optimal for Your Business

Leslie Hassler Operations Leave a Comment

  To be successful in the new age of small business, you need to think about things in new ways, you need to do things in new ways, as well as say goodbye to habits and dogmas that no longer serve you. One of the biggest concepts that needs to change is how you view work. No longer are you …

What to Post on Instagram: 20 Post Ideas to Spice Up Your Feed

Ana Gotter Sales Leave a Comment

For many small business owners, there’s no question that they should be building a presence on Instagram. They sign up for an account and set up their profile, but then they hit a hurdle: What exactly should you post? If this sounds familiar, you aren’t alone. Generating a steady stream of content can be a struggle on Instagram, especially when research from …

Re-align Your Business Purpose with 4 Takeaways from Brad Martineau’s Agency Training

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When is the last time you took your business to the chiropractor? Brad Martineau, CEO of SixthDivision, visited the DigitalMarketer office to remind the DM Certified Partners that they been forgetting to give their business the TLC it needs. Part of that TLC is going to the “chiropractor” and getting your agency’s backbone aligned. What does that mean? Brad explains …

3 Ways to Remove the Hustle From Your Business Through the Power of Automation

Emma Hammond Marketing Leave a Comment

  1Entrepreneurs’ work style is crazy, yet full of passion. Can you guess their success formula? Hard work? Dedication? Passion? Yes, all cumulatively, but smart entrepreneurs work with better productivity. It’s the way to their success. Growing as an entrepreneur, especially after you have been used to a steady pay, company-paid health insurance, and a retirement savings program can be …

I Wrote a New Book, and It’s Publishing Soon!

Pat Flynn Strategy Leave a Comment

Pat Flynn April 22, 2019   I’m incredibly excited about this post, because it’s the first public announcement about a really big milestone coming up this summer! (No, not FlynnCon, although I am definitely excited about that!) Team Flynn, please mark your calendars for August 13, because that’s the day my next book launches. I’m so amped to share more …

5 Signs You’re Ready to Quit Your Job and Freelance Full-Time

Hannah Curran Operations, Strategy Leave a Comment

Are you ready to take the plunge? If you have a side hustle bringing in extra money each month, you aren’t alone. Almost four out of every 10 Americans moonlight, making an average of $686 each month (about $8,200 per year), according to a 2018 Bankrate survey. Side hustles are a great way to use your skills to supplement your …

The Best Project Management Software for Small Businesses and Individuals in 2019

mariathemyre@gmail.com Maria Myre Operations Leave a Comment

Managing projects in a small business setting can be even more challenging than doing so within a larger company. A big business might have a project manager for marketing, another for sales, another for product development. The small business project manager, on the other hand, oversees multiple departments and likely has another role as well. Since the growth of a …

Increase Sales With These Market-Expansion Strategies

Jackie Long Sales Leave a Comment

Expanding into new markets brings great opportunities and sometimes unexpected challenges. Here are some areas to research before deciding the next steps for your business. Though the world has become more interconnected thanks to the internet, air travel, and other technological advancements, there are still many local cultural, economic, and geographic differences. And while tapping into new markets is important …

How to Start a Successful Podcast (For Under $100)

Corey Ferreira Sales Leave a Comment

Podcast listenership continues to grow tremendously every year. According to Edison Research, 40% of Americans aged 12+ say they have listened to a podcast in 2017 while 24% say they have listened to one in the past month, up from 21% one year prior. What this means for you as a business owner is that learning how to start a …

5 Essential Skills to Drive Success in Every Niche

Natalie Andersen Strategy Leave a Comment

  Create a concrete presence within the niche you compete by employing an effective content strategy. Your strategy should: Establish expertise, authority and trust through the content you produce on and off site. Focus on the client. All of the content you produce should have the client in mind in order to maximize the value you’re offering. Implement an editorial …