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Posts Tagged “blog”

Why Spend Time Blogging?

An SEO secret that boosts online awareness fast You have probably noticed the thousands of blogs online from big businesses, Mom-and-Pop stores and individuals. Some of the information is interesting while most of it is boring (or just a way for people to vent or talk about themselves.) However, if you are not blogging, you [...]

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Endless Ideas for Your Blog

If you maintain a blog for your business, you’ve probably had days when your mind went blank. When the idea fountain stopped flowing. When your brain hit a brick wall. It’s quite natural, actually. If you are writing on a regular schedule, it can be difficult at times to generate fresh, new ideas for your [...]

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5 Content Strategies to Drive Traffic to Your Website

You want more traffic coming to your website, right? If you already create some type of content for your business, you should try these 5 content strategies to generate more qualified traffic to your site: 1. Target the Weekends The weekends experience a slowdown in business marketing content. Take advantage of the decreased competition by [...]

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11 Reasons Your Business Needs a Blog

With social marketing vehicles such as Twitter, Facebook and YouTube all the rage, blogging has become somewhat of a forgotten stepchild. But this doesn’t make sense. Blogging can be one of the most effective marketing tools for the small business owner. It’s easy to start, it’s easy to maintain and it’s easy to leverage in [...]

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Ready to Make Your Blog Headlines Irresistible?

Want more people to read your blog? Start with the headline. If you can intrigue your audience with tantalizing headlines, your readership should soar. To that end, here are 5 tactics for making delicious headlines that your readers will eat up! Ask a Question Make your blog entry relevant to your target audience by asking [...]

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7 Ways to Turbocharge Your Blog

Do you want your blog to work harder for your business? If you are looking to increase readership of your business blog, you need to create content that is compelling to your target audience. To that end, try the following seven business blogging tips: Add Amazing Value What are your prospective customers’ biggest problems, challenges [...]

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Woohoo! I’m a Startup Nation blogger!

Hi everybody! Thanks for visiting my new blog on Startup Nation! I am so excited to be an official SuN blogger. When Rich Sloan contacted me about it, I just about peed my pants! I didn’t thankfully. I checked. (Hey – I’ve had 2 kids and am getting old!) So, yeah – I’m super excited [...]

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I’m claiming my blog

I’m claiming my blog for Technorati. Technorati is a blog search engine that will allow more people to find the information I write in my blog: <a href=”http://technorati.com/claim/tnmdrzx34m” mce_href=”http://technorati.com/claim/tnmdrzx34m” rel=”me”>Technorati Profile</a>

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Thanks for Stopping By

As a new blogger at StartupNation, I thought I would introduce myself. Your time is precious, so hopefully I can help you decide whether to invest any more of it reading this blog from time to time. The main thing to know about me is that I founded and still run PrintingForLess.com. Most of what [...]

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Say hello to Cheryl Tallman

We’re excited to welcome Cheryl Tallman as a guest blogger on StartupNation, she’ll be contributing regularly to add her perspectives as a successful Mompreneur – here’s a brief bio for our newest blog team member: Cheryl is an ambitious and versatile executive and entrepreneur with proven abilities in building and managing all aspects of business. [...]

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Former Microsoft blogger Robert Scoble has got it goin’ on

Uber blogger Robert Scoble announced last month that he was leaving the "comfy?" corporate world of Microsoft to join a startup – mentioned us in his blog Scobleizer. Now here’s a great example of an extremely smart and talented business person who is striking out into the startup world and he’s looking for valuable resources. [...]

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Guy Kawasaki agrees with StartupNation

Guy Kawasaki was on StartupNation Radio recently and it was a good show. The Art of Creating a Community". As StartupNation’s chief community officer I figured I oughta check that one out. So I did. And I kept nodding my head as I read each of Guy’s 8 points. Guy, you rock.

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Best small business marketing blog? Show StartupNation some love!!

We’ve been nominated! MarketingSherpa, the extremely popular (their articles land in StartupNation email inboxes on a furiously regular basis) and powerful online marketing resource has included the StartupNation blog in their Reader’s Choice Awards 2006. Vote for us! But make sure you do it by midnight ET Monday June 26 when the polls close. (insert [...]

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A “normal” day for an entrepreneur

• Caffeine-up • Follow up with customers • Analyze website traffic • Move forward on strategy for growing customer base • Tweak strategy for growing customer base • Manage accounting activity • Re-caffeinate • Gain inspiration from a teammate (or the StartupNation community) • Analyze sales • Walk the dog (home-based businesses only) • Shipping [...]

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