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3 Quick Updates to Improve Site Traffic

Your Website is up and running, and you love it. But, what do your customers think? If your site traffic is low (check your Google analytics to find out), it’s time to take a closer look at your site. The good news is, you can make a few, free changes that result in drastic improvements. [...]

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Three Big Startup Environments

Silicon Valley isn’t the only place that has investors, mentors, and billion dollar companies. The East Coast has Boston and New York City looking to even the playing field so that startups aren’t all forced to move out west if they want to grow. All of these spaces are growing together as innovation gets easier [...]

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The New Trend in Tradeshows for Inventors – “the Micro-Show”

Not too long ago, inventors and entrepreneurs had limited options available to them in regards to exhibiting their products at tradeshows. They could either attend one of the smaller inventor-related tradeshows, or they could go to a large national product tradeshow and exhibit alongside large, established companies. The first option offered very limited exposure for their [...]

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Do you ever ditch your smart phone?

As a mom and entrepreneur, I straddle my time between 2 different departments for lack of a better explanation.  I have my business goals, obligations, and deadlines/timelines, BUT I also have a responsibility to my family. Most importantly, I need to make it a priority to enjoy real-time with my sons.  I am not who [...]

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3 Simple Steps to PR Success

Did you remember to add PR to your marketing plan? Public Relations (PR) is all about communicating a specific message about your products and services to a targeted market, especially the media. Basically, if a reporter writes a feature story about your business, your site traffic increases. Plus, this media clip provides third-party credibility you cannot [...]

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