Posts Tagged "small business advice"

Mobile Marketing for Small Business

Mobile Marketing for Small Business

Despite the clear advantages of mobile technologies, many small businesses feel intimidated or overwhelmed by the prospect of focusing on mobile.

Alignable: Business Owners Connect

Alignable: Business Owners Connect

It’s free and exclusively for local businesses owners. Alignable now has thousands of communities across all 50 states where local business owners are: sharing advice and ideas, discussing local issues, and discovering new ways to work with other business owners.

Why Buy Into Buying Local (& How To Get Started)

Why Buy Into Buying Local (& How To Get Started)

Buying local has become a way of life for many consumers. It’s a growing trend that has only just begun to permeate communities across the country, yet it has already delivered big success for local businesses. If you haven’t already been convinced, here’s a look at why you should be more vocal about buying local.

EMV Chip Cards: What Small Businesses Need to Know

EMV Chip Cards: What Small Businesses Need to Know

What does the liability shift mean for your small business? If a customer presents an EMV chip card, but your business only has a magnetic stripe reader, you’ll be held liable for any fraudulent purchases made with the card.

5 Small Business Blogs You Need to Follow

5 Small Business Blogs You Need to Follow

Do you need to learn “How to Use Social Media Effectively?” Are you looking to “Attract More Customers with These Five Tricks?” The answers to these questions and more are buried somewhere in the ever-expanding blogosphere. At Independent We Stand, we strive to bring small business owners the most up-to-date news, tips and how-tos from experts in all industries – but we’re not alone. Here are some of the best small business blogs out there, along with some of their must-read posts.

3 Ways to Make Your Business Stronger

3 Ways to Make Your Business Stronger

Local businesses are stronger together than alone. Your competitive advantage is derived from the local and industry knowledge you possess along with the market power (resources that enable you to attract and retain customers) built.

5 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

5 Social Media Mistakes to Avoid

Facebook certainly popularized social media in many ways, but it’s not the only tool in the shed. There’s also Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, LinkedIn, Google+, Tumblr, FourSquare and more! It’s not a matter of having an equal presence on each of these sites, but it’s important to know which sites will work for your business.

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