Start A Consulting Business: A Proven & Practical Guide In 2019

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If you’ve looked into how to start a consulting business, there’s no doubt you’ve come across countless articles or videos that make it look like a no-brainer to “get rich quick.” “Make six figures your first month!” “You don’t need any experience to be successful” There’s a lot of misinformation out there. In today’s digital age, it’s relatively easy for …

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Thrive Membership vs. ClickFunnels

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The Rundown If you need a website with any sort of lead generation capabilities chances are you’ve heard of ClickFunnels. ClickFunnels is a feature packed platform based entirely around the sales funnel concept. It offers extensive functionality, including customized funnel templates, membership areas and split testing features. The Thrive Themes Membership is a suite of conversion focused WordPress plugins and themes, with tools …

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

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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 …

Increase Sales With These Market-Expansion Strategies

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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)

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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 …

Boost Your Store’s Performance and Pages with WooCommerce 3.6

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Much has been happening behind the scenes at WooCommerce since the release of 3.5 in October 2018. The team has been working hard on a variety of improvements that are now available in WooCommerce 3.6. Two key features will make your store load faster and provide a more engaging experience for your customers: Performance Improvements WooCommerce Product Blocks Throughout the …

Email Marketing 101: How to Build Your List, Send Effective Campaigns, and Track Results

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Tech commentators love to declare—with seemingly great confidence—that email is on its last legs. But we’re willing to wager one look at your inbox is enough to prove “you’ve (still) got mail.” In fact, many small businesses are showing a renewed interest in email marketing as a way to reach their customers with relevant, personalized messages at the right time—without …

How to Start a Business: 13 Steps to Get Your Business Up and Running

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Running a business can have a powerful impact on your life and the lives of those around you. But before you can run a business, you need to start a business. Deciding to start your own business can seem like a daunting prospect if you’ve never done it before. Luckily, plenty of other entrepreneurs have, and you can benefit from the …

The Four Strategic Hurdles Facing the Modern Brand

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By Grégory Pouy, {grow} Community Member  If you’re still working on “digital transformation,” you’re already behind. Through my marketing consulting practice, I’ve defined the four strategic hurdles brands face going forward: How can I redesign my business model in a turbulent economy? What is my company’s role in society? Given this new order, how should my organization and management look? …

Email Marketing Best Practices: How to Improve (Almost) Every Email

Mark Macdonald Sales Leave a Comment

Email marketing is far and away one of the most effective ways ecommerce store owners can drive sales. It’s one of the few marketing channels where you own your audience—they’ve already opted in to hear from you and it didn’t cost you to reach them. So it makes sense that email is a high priority for many new and growing …