Finding the Truth in Your Business

this post was first published at: http://www.ducttapemarketing.com/ From the headline of this post you might expect to find a lengthy manifesto about purpose and passion in business, but the truth in most businesses lies in the numbers. (Sorry if the Zen picture made it worse – I just liked it) Analytics or metrics or whatever…

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Visualizing Success For Your Business: 3 Tips Before You Seek Financing

By Jay DesMarteau, head of small business and government banking distribution for TD Bank Last year the U.S. economy saw the reversal of a troubling downward trend in small business development that began in 2010. According to the Kauffman Index, which measures the economic impact of American entrepreneurs, new small business creation experienced its largest year-over-year…

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Metrics Made Easy: How To Uncover Your Surest Path To Explosive Business Growth

How do you make decisions in your business? Taking your best educated guess can can be an OK jumping off point. (And the more experience you have the better, more reliable your instincts will be.) But the only sure thing to base your critical business decisions on is… FEEDBACK The hard data you get from…

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With These Apps You Will Absolutely Rock Instagram Marketing

Since Instagram announced the change to its newsfeed algorithm, marketers and business owners are looking for ways to step up their game. While this network is engaging and influential, managing it adds a few more lines to an ever-growing to-do list. What can help you grow your Instagram presence and check some of those tasks…

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How To Find The Work You Were Meant To Do

Hi! I’m Marie You have gifts to share with the world and my job is to help you get them out there. read more Have you ever met someone who genuinely loves what they do? They’ll often quietly confess, “You know… I love it so much that it rarely feels like work.” People like this…

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Sales and Marketing Strategy Optimization for Your Business

This post was published on http://www.blogtrepreneur.com/ You want the best possible sales strategy for your business, right? Sales and marketing success is never an accident. Get your sales and marketing team together to create a better strategy. This guide will show you how to dissect your past, create a vision for the future and write…

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Guest Post: Your Company, Privacy, and You: What You Need to Know

By Cate on April 5, 2016 Guest pots this week coming to you from Cassie Phillips of Secure Thoughts. Here’s Cassie: There is so much that goes into creating a successful business—proposals, investment, content, marketing—that very often the considerations given to online privacy are somewhat less than they should be. Preventing disaster from striking is…

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5 Tips In Taking Your Startup to the Next Level

The transition from your startup to a successful business is an extremely exciting phase. One that entrepreneurs welcome with open arms. As your customer base grows and your bottom line goes from strength to strength, it’s easy to feel like the hard work of those early days is behind you. However, a period of growth isnot the…

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How To Raise Seed Money Right (And Wrong)

by Bedros Keuilian, founder and CEO of Fit Body Boot Camp I need to admit to a personal bias right up front: I am not the biggest fan of borrowing seed money. In fact, when I founded Fit Body Boot Camp, I never took a single of cent of seed money, mainly because I wanted…

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What Makes a Video Viral?

this post was first published at: http://www.ducttapemarketing.com/ Video is one of the most engaging forms of digital marketing. This shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone. Because video combines visual and audible elements, it brings the best parts of other the other digital media and combines them in a super-sharable package. That’s why when a piece…

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