MARKETING

Keeping your sales pipeline full takes good marketing. Access our collection of marketing templates, tools, videos and more full of tactics, industry trends and marketing advice below.

How BizSugar won me over

If you want people to know about your blog, you have to use social media to get the word out -- and the more channels the better (provided

10 tips for DIY public relations

As a business owner, you often have to be a one-man band, doing things in which you have no experience or knowledge. One of those areas is

What visitors want from a website in 2013

Times were different when I first starting writing copy for websites in 2005. The Internet was still fairly new at that time, and businesses

Nerdy writing tools that work

The last few days I’ve been talking about how hard it has been for me to keep writing flowing to fuel my content marketing efforts. On

Don’t write a blog post… that’s too hard

Like so many business owners out there, I'm trying my hand at content marketing. But writing blog posts (for me) is hard. When I first

Make sure your social media earns its keep

Social media has come a long way in a short amount of time. But when it was first came on the scene, many business owners jumped aboard just

What do you do when … you need free exposure for your business?

Your marketing budget is a little tight these days. While business has improved, you're not ready to jump in headfirst and revamp your brand

RED HOT small business trends for 2013

I’m excited about the new year. Some economists say 2013 will be great for business, technology is doing some cool things too and let's not

Best of 2012: Best selling author talks about the 'new' sales

Happy Holidays! This week, we are reprising our most popular posts from 2012. Enjoy!  In March, John Jantsch of Duct Tape Marketing visited

How much time do small businesses spend on social media?

I'm a big fan of infographics and found a great new one the other day from the folks at Vertical Response. We've noticed the stats steadily