Devan Perine

Devan Perine works with small business owners on their marketing and multimedia efforts. She's passionate about helping businesses build their presence online, and giving Gen Y a voice in the workplace. When she's not working, she loves to make a mess in the kitchen, and play with her band around Chicago. She loves to chat! Give her a shout on Google+, Twitter or LinkedIn.

Hottest small business articles | January 2015

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For small business owners, the new year often means a lot of new stuff: new budgets, new goals, and new employees. So we focussed on hiring in January. We wanted you to be enlightened and equipped to navigate the murky waters of hiring.  We even gave away one of our most powerful tools, The Business

Top 10 hottest small business articles of 2014

Top 10 small business articles of 2014

Woo-wee! 2015 is here! Though it’s great to look forward to the new year, it’s also really important to look back and see what you accomplished the previous year. So our team here at EnMast looked back and found our top 10 most popular small business articles read by you — business owners. We

Top small business articles | November 2014

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We know well how tough it can be at the top. Running a business can run ourselves down. And we need confidence to give us the energy and perseverance to keep going when things get tough. So we made November a month about building your confidence so you can lead your team, yourself, and your

How to use Twitter to grow your small business

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Twitter has been a huge resource and lead generator for both Jill and Brad. They share the top ways Twitter has helped them grow their small business on Breaking Down Your Business this week! Plus they have a hilarious conversation with Pete Aiello, the founder of Team Pete about his business, as

The Ultimate Holiday Gift Guide for Business Owners

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Christmas and the holidays are right around the corner. It can be really hard to find the right gifts for your clients, employees, (or boss). What should be fun to do (gift shopping) is actually a dreaded task on your to-do list. And if you're like me, you want to find the 'right' gift for each

Need some holiday gift ideas? Here’s 5 great ones!

holiday gift ideas

Christmas and the holidays are coming around the corner again (it's crazy to think about, I know), which means it's time to start figuring out and purchasing gifts for our clients (and/or) employees. Jill and Brad share some of their favorite holiday gift ideas on this episode of Breaking Down Your

What are some of your favorite sales tools?

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Struggling to bring in enough leads to make your sales goals? Struggling to close more deals? You need to listen in to the latest episode of Breaking Down Your Business! Jill and Brad talk about different ways and tools they (and others) use to help boost sales. In this practical, fun, and always

Top 5 terrifying content mistakes — are you making any of these on your website?

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Your website makes a great impression and impact on potential clients and customers. The question is, are you marketing to them on your site in a way they will respond to? In light of the holiday today, we wanted to share this fun infographic from Educo Web Design on content mistakes on websites.

Top small business articles for business owners | October 2014

Top small business articles for business owners | October 2014

This month at EnMast was all about looking at our business' numbers -- our financials. It's not always the most fun topic to talk about, but it's one of the most important ones. You can't trust your gut to how your small business is doing; you need to know its vitals -- the numbers that tell you

Meet EnMast Member Corinne Flanagan, of US Tube Supply

Corinne Flanagan US Tube Supply

We’d like to introduce you to Corinne Flanagan, Chief Financial Officer of U.S Tube Supply. They're a wholesale supplier of steel pipe and tube materials throughout the United States and Canada. They're a husband and wife team with a few employees located in St. Petersburg, Florida! What made

How to organize a conference for small business owners

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Jill just got done organizing a conference for her company, The Founding Moms called FMCON here in Chicago. She learned quite a lot about what it's like running a conference, and how much work it entails. She shares her top tips on how to organize a conference on this episode of Breaking Down Your

Top 5 things every business owner needs to know (but doesn’t)

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Business owners need to know how to do a lot of things. How to do payroll, how to hire, how to fire, how to sell... the list goes on. But if you ask any business owner, they'll admit there's a lot of things they don't know either. In this episode of Breaking Down Your Business, Jill and Brad talk