3 Cyber Monday Marketing Tactics Small Biz Owners Can Use

Cyber Monday Marketing Tactics

We might be thinking about turkey, stuffing, and cranberry sauce right now, but in less than a week, many of us will be celebrating Cyber Monday. It’s a big day for online retailers, but there’s a lot to learn from Cyber Monday promotions, including marketing strategies that small business owners can use.

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Giving Back: The Importance of Supporting Your Local Community

Supporting Your Local Community

November is a popular time to give back and give thanks for all that we have. But for small businesses, it’s important to support and give back to the local community year-round. Here are six reasons why:

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The Secret Sauce to a Thriving Business: Think Employee Development & Training

Follow these 7 tips for better employee development

Employee Development & Training

Sure, you onboard and train new employees, right? But do you have a plan in place for developing and training your employees on an on-going basis?

Here’s what you need to think about when creating an employee development strategy.

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TV, Laundry, & Naps – Oh My! Telecommuting Tips from the Frontlines

Avoid Common Work-From-Home Pitfalls

Telecommuting Tips

According to a Reuters poll from June 2012, approximately one in five workers worldwide telecommutes, and nearly 10 percent work from home every day. Reuters notes,It is a trend that has grown and one which looks like it will continue with 34 percent of connected workers saying they would be very likely to telecommute on a full-time basis if they could.” However, the article also notes that, “Twenty one percent of connected people globally said it wasn’t a possibility for them because their job requires them to be in the workplace all the time.”

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5 Brands Rocking Pinterest: What Your Business Can Learn from the Big Guys

5 Brands Rocking Pinterest

In our last post, we discussed how b2c businesses can market themselves on Pinterest. Now let’s look at some successful brands and talk about what you can learn (and borrow!) from them.

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Small Businesses & Charitable Giving: What to Know & What to Look For

Small Businesses & Charitable Giving

It’s natural to want to give back to a charity or non-profit, either on a regular basis or after some sort of crisis, like a natural disaster. Unfortunately, many non-profits and charities with less-than-stellar records exist, which is why you need to be extra diligent before donating your hard-earned bucks.

Here’s what you need to keep in mind before you write that check.

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Time to Order Your Custom Calendars for 2014

Time to Order Your Custom Calendars for 2014

Sure, it’s only September, but this is the time to start thinking about all your custom calendar needs for 2014. That way you’ll avoid the craziness of the holiday season and have your pick of the cool calendar litter. Speaking of which, here are five of our faves that you can order directly from Amsterdam Printing. Get ’em while they’re HOT!

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