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What Happened When My Funded Startup Ran Out of Cash

The Rise In 2013, I was fortunate enough to start a tech accelerator in WI to bring to life a project for which I'd made tremendous sacrifices. Since September of 2011, I'd put the … [Read More]

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Getting Too Personal on Facebook: Where Context Meets Creepy

I was intrigued when I happened to see Dan Sullivan's post on Facebook. Dan is the Founder of Crowdly, a platform I call the anti-Facebook on Facebook. It's premise is to encourage … [Read More]

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Your SEO Insider: Penguin Update on the Way!

Don't miss: Preparing for a Penguin update More on HTTPS - Google's new Ranking Factor Local Pay Per Click Advertising? Identifying Quality Directory listings Everything … [Read More]


Can Co-Creation and Relationship Marketing Improve Your Business?

Your customers want value. So let’ serve it up. One of the best ways to provide value for your customers is to understand and meet their needs. Effective relationship marketing will … [Read More]


Social Media Mistakes You Should Stop Making Now

Over the past few months, I have noticed quite a new group of followers on my social media accounts.  I love being able to check out these new followers and find out what they do, … [Read More]

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How to Solve 7 Common Cash Flow Problems

Every company runs into cash flow problems at one time or another. Learning how to identify them early on is important. It allows you to manage them effectively and solve them quickly. … [Read More]

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13 Steps to Master the Flow State in Your Powerful Blog

The Flow State Improves Your Writing Ability and Performance   In this article you will learn the following about flow state: A definition and the significance it has in … [Read More]


3 Reasons You Should To Stop Complaining About Facebook Messenger

I remember the day like it was yesterday. Facebook had just rolled out it's News Feed as a part of its "facelift" in an effort to create more conversation, engagement, and reduction of … [Read More]


6 Free (or Cheap) Tools Every Startup Must Use

While all things ‘cheap’ maybe looked down upon in the past as poor quality, limited utility or even short-lived; in the technology world, cheap means efficient. And smart. And … [Read More]

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4 Ways To Collect Data Without Losing Customer Trust

Analytics are more powerful now than ever. With the tools available, companies can see not only who visited their website, but also where a user’s mouse traveled on the page and how he … [Read More]


5 Stunning Tips That Make You Stand Out on SlideShare

As content marketing’s quiet giant, do you know how to maximize your views on SlideShare? Check out these numbers below. Why wouldn’t you want to get involved with the biggest … [Read More]


6 Noteworthy Ways to Drive Shares for Your Content

I hit ‘share’ on my content but no one is clicking, why? What elements within a social media update should be optimized for maximum visibility? The key to getting your content … [Read More]

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Brand Audit: Grow Your Business With A Strong Brand

You need to have a brand that is different. In today’s aggressive business world, your brand needs to stand out and for that … [Read More...]

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Does Article Syndication Create Duplicate Content?

Growing your blog can be a real challenge in today's crowded market place. Reaching readers and attracting new readers, and … [Read More...]


How to Layout your WordPress Website Using my Proven Method for Client Conversion

I create hundreds of WordPress sites a year for clients, and while they all look dramatically different I do have a method to … [Read More...]

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Using Big Data To Improve Your Social Content

Big data is a big topic. Marketers are scrambling to keep up with all of the places data flows, and to make sure they're … [Read More...]


How Business Can Use Google Plus Hangouts On Air

Hangouts and specifically, Hangouts on Air (HOAs), are the most popular Google Plus service. They’re the entry drug for the … [Read More...]

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How and Why to Schedule Hangouts On Air Using Google+ Events

Google Plus Hangouts on Air: Your own TV talk show Do you give good face? It doesn't have to be pretty or handsome, it just … [Read More...]

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