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Four Useful Summertime Marketing Ideas for Small Businesses

June 14, 2021

Aside from the holiday season, summertime is considered to be the one time of year when consumers end up spending the most amount of money. As a small business owner, chances are you likely have a marketing strategy or some other type of plan ready for the holiday season; however, it's equally as important to have one of these plans ready for the summer season as well.

Here are four of the most useful summertime marketing ideas for small businesses.

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Three Useful Strategic Priorities to Consider Once COVID-19 Ends

April 12, 2021,

Post-Lockdown Business Strategy - When it comes to being able to build up additional amounts of resilience as we move forward, not only is it important to consider exactly what's in it for you, but also asking “what if?” as well. In terms of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, we all know just how much of an impact this specific emergency has created in terms of the impact on businesses.

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Four Steps to Help Build a Great Business Strategy

March 10, 2021,

Oftentimes, we experience many CEOs who are always starved for time and stressed; however, there are also many who have become entranced by various strategic templates that are rather easy to use, yet also result in a quick-and-dirty type of business strategy. Downloading a template, however, can end up leading to more short-sighted thinking and strategies that end up getting executed poorly.

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Three Ways to Focus on Renewals For Your Company

February 10, 2021,

In the event that renewals are something that is considered to be a major focus of the sales success of your business, this means that it's important for you to take strategic steps in order to ensure that these types of retention efforts actually take place, as well as ensure that all of your customers are always kept in the fold. Thankfully, there are many different strategies that you can adopt in order to ensure that you are able to build up a culture that is focused solely on retaining and renewing customers.

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Four Small Business Ideas to Consider Starting in 2021

January 2, 2021

Many people often dream of starting their own business; however, they find that they have a hard time describing their actual idea. Thankfully, all they really need is a bit of inspiration, and it all begins with an idea that needs space to grow as time goes on. Those who are seeking to start a business in the year 2021 will need to take the “new normal” into account first, especially since the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has changed so much for so many people, especially when it comes to consuming products and services.

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Four Businesses to Consider Owning in 2021

December 4, 2020

When it comes to shifting the tides of both logistics and processes in terms of businesses, the United States is perhaps one of the biggest pioneers in achieving this very thing. Now that the year 2021 is upon us, if you're someone who may potentially be considering starting a new business, there are all sorts of exciting ideas to think about.

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Additional Resources

Additional resources when string a business. Read more

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Personnel / Hiring Resources

Hiring employees is an important part of most businesses. Here are some resources to know when structuring your business. Read more

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Three Great Business Ideas to Consider Starting During a Pandemic

November 4, 2020,

When it comes to starting any kind of a business during a situation such as the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, this is something that may not sound like such a good idea; however, in the long run, it actually could end up becoming a good decision. When entrepreneurs are able to understand new challenges and successfully adapt to them, they will be able to have a much better chance of being able to start a business, especially during a situation such as the one we are all currently facing right now.

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