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How to Use Twitter as a Professional Networking Tool

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Twitter is more than just a method to share your thoughts regarding any particular subject. It can be a powerful tool used to develop a vast professional network.

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5 Things to Do in Facebook to Make Professional Connections

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Facebook is one of the most popular social media sites on the Internet. It keeps families connected over long distances while helping businesses and professionals connect to potential clients or employers.

5 Useful Tips for Working From Home

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Are you ready to quit the daily grind? Or maybe you’ve already become your own boss, but you’re struggling to match your old pace or worried about meeting your new quotas.

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5 Ways to Market Yourself as a Professional Online

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Due to the nature of the Internet, people are able to network across great distances in order to create greater opportunities for themselves. The saying of, “it’s not what you know, but who you know” has never been more accurate thanks to digital communications.

Social Media Automation 101

A beginner's guide to social media automation tools and getting automation right.

6 Tips to Improve Your Business Writing

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Thanks to email, people in business has to write intelligently every now and then. Unfortunately, that doesn’t automatically mean that everyone knows the ins and outs of proper business writing. Follow these six tips to instantly get better at crafting emails and other types of business copy.

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Three Ways To Enhance Your Marketing Campaign

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As many business leaders know, experiencing profound conversion rates and attaining ongoing expansion and elevation necessitate the implementation of a sound marketing campaign.

Win 1 of 20 Gift Cards for a FREE ONE Year of the iDcard

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a Rafflecopter giveaway. TERMS AND CONDITIONS: A total of 20 gift cards for a free year of the iDcard are available. Only one gift card per person. You must provide me your mailing address via private message on Twitter ( @idaconcpts ) or Facebook ( [link] so I can mail the gift card to you.

4 Benefits of Investing in Startups

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There has been a lot of talk in recent years about investing in startups. A number of high-profile startup company success stories may have made it seem that putting money into a startup is a surefire way to get a return on your investments.

How to Harness the Power of the Internet for Branding

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Branding is essential to keep a sustainable business operation but very few business owners have the time to work on branding efforts.

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Recurring Revenue Is a Key Factor In Continued Business Success

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As most business owners are well aware, a company’s earning capacity is integral to ongoing success. However, there is more to creating a sustainable business model than just turning a profit on those goods and services provided by your business. This is where recurring revenue comes in.

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The Content Marketing Survival Guide: How to Navigate the Wilds of Social Media

Use this guide to inspire your creativity and ignite more successful and sustainable social media conversations.

5 Ways to Create a Happy Office Culture

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When your office has a happy culture, you are more likely to attract and keep top quality employees. As an employer, it’s important to focus on your staff members’ wellbeing, not just on profits or the appearance of your building and decor.

Where to Find Affordable Apple Parts and Accessories

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Do you own an iPad, MacBook or iPhone? Are you searching for high quality Apple parts? You can easily buy them from Apple’s retail stores. However, there’s one catch – their prices are sky high.

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3 Tips for Taking Your Small Publishing Business to the Next Level

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As a business owner, you know that starting a small business isn’t easy- especially in the highly competitive media industry. However, it’s very rewarding to see all your hard work and effort start to come to fruition.

5 Financial Areas Where Small Businesses Could Use Some Help

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Airbnb, the world’s largest accommodation provider, owns no real estate and Uber, the world’s largest taxi company, owns no vehicles.

Big Data for Small Businesses [Infographic]

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One of the biggest tech buzzword from 2014 was big data. There was no IT conference or IT consultant not talking about the benefits of big data. But what exactly is “big data”?

Social Media Marketing GPS

SMGPS will tell you the why & how to use social media for marketing, 1 tweet at a time. You'll learn essentials in digestible little spoonfuls.

5 Ways to Work for Yourself

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Are you tired of wasting your life in a cubicle? Are you ready to throw off the shackles of conventional employment and become your own boss? Here are just five ways to say goodbye to a 9-to-5 existence while still making bank. Start A Business.

Is Your Logo All It Could Be? [Infographic]

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The logo you design to represent your business will have an impact on your customers far longer than any other advertising tools you may use. This one symbol can deliver a message, provoke an emotional response, or trigger quick and useful associations in your customers.

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Branded Merchandise in Professional Sports [Infographic]

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For any professional sports team, proper branding is essential to grow and maintain an engaged fan base. While winning championships can increase the revenue of a professional sports team, so can a strong team brand.

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Why Document Translation Matters

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There are many companies in this world that do business in different countries. These companies rely on their foreign profits to boost their bottom line. One of the things that can cause foreign business deals to fail is the inaccurate translation of documents.

How to Be Social: A Social Media Manifesto

Learn the 10 worst social media marketing mistakes and how to avoid them.

Hard Money Loans Infographic: The Facts and Figures

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Unlike bank loans, which are based on the borrower’s credit, hard money loans are based on real estate assets. Under hard money loan agreements, your real estate properties become the collateral for your financing agreement.

Are You Measuring Your Social Media Efforts?

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Businesses that have jumped on the social media train will do well to make sure that they monitor their social media efforts.

You Won the Lottery, Now What? [Infographic]

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In life, there are good problems and bad. When you win the lottery, bliss may be replaced with shock when you find the change that a huge monetary prize has on your life and that of your loved ones. After finding out that you now, there are two key action items that you need to follow.

3 Lessons Learned from the Startup World

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If you have been following my blog for a while you know that during 2008 and 2009 I worked for a startup here in Honolulu, Hawaii. My time at this startup was amazing. Not only was I able to turn my MBA internship into a full-time position, but also I learned a lot about the startup world.

8 Stupid Simple Social Media Tricks to Boost SEO

Discover just how easy it is to boost SEO with social media.

Is Your Local Business Doing These Three Things on Twitter?

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You tweet regularly and are beginning to build a following for your local business. You’re ready to take it to the next level and truly grow your presence on Twitter and harness the social aspect of social media for your advantage. So how do you do it? Engage with Your Followers.

5 Surefire Success Tips for the Modern Entrepreneur

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Whether you’re exploring new territory or reinventing the wheel with an SMB, entrepreneurship has definitely changed in recent years. In many ways, entrepreneurs have never had it better.

5 Ways to Boost Your Monthly Income (Part 1)

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Since 2013, I have been writing on personal finance and, along the way, I have received all kinds of questions. However, the most common question that I receive is “Damian, how do I make some extra cash online?”

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An Overview of Bulletin Board Focus Groups

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Bulletin boards focus groups (also known as BBFGs) are extended online discussions that take over 3 to 5 days, or more. BBFGs may have between 18 to 25 participants per group and develop in an asynchronous, threaded, self-paced fashion. .

4 Ways to Enhance Overall Business Efficiency Through Employees

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Improving business practices can strengthen the core of the organization. By implementing a few changes, greater efficiency may be possible. This can affect everything from sales income to marketing expenses.

Online Marketing 101 for Entrepreneurs

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When you’re a struggling entrepreneur, your business takes over your world as you try to boost your brand and broaden your customer base.

Finding the True Business Value of Big Data

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Just as there is plenty of big data for you to explore for your business, there are also plenty of ways for you to look at that data. For instance, you can look at the sheer amount of data that you have available. Big data can also be analyzed by how old it is or the manner in which it was collected.

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How to Use Foursquare for Small Business

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There have never been so many people willing to talk about exactly where they are and what they’re doing in exchange for incentives. The location-based service Foursquare offers individual users the chance to share where they are and get recommendations on where to go next.

3 Tips for Finding Your Dream Job

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Whether you’ve been a part of the job force for years or you’re trying to find employment for the first time, you want to find a job that’s a great fit for you.

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What is Market Research?

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There is no greater input for any marketing strategy than listening to customers in their own words express the impact of a product or service.

7 Tips for Managing Your Money More Effectively

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Whether you’re living large as a millionaire or struggling to get by from paycheck to paycheck, you can always make some improvements to your personal money management. Turns out that [one in every three Americans] [link] lack a future financial plan.

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Matters of Time

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Time has been an important factor that influences everyone on a daily basis. It influences people of all ages in a variety of different ways. Technology can help people and businesses with keeping time and understanding how quickly it moves. Scoring Time.

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Be in the Know to Stay on Top

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Whether you are an entrepreneur just getting ready to dip your toe into the world of business for the first time or you are already established, you need to find ways to give yourself an advantage of everyone else who is out there.

5 Tips for Selecting the Right Employees

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As a business owner, you make a lot of decisions every day. However, few decisions are as important as choosing which employees to hire. The employees you select will likely make or break your business.

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Solving the Circuit: A New Age of 3D-Printed Electronics

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In recent years, we’ve seen plenty of examples that demonstrate how powerful 3D printers have become, but companies haven’t ventured too far into the electronic world.

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