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:
Follow these 7 tips for better employee development
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.
In an article earlier this week, we featured people who successfully work from home. They offered tips and strategies for avoiding the all-too-common pitfalls of three-hour naps, Law & Order marathons, and Facebook. But managing your time is only one aspect of working from home. You also need to manage your space. So back to the frontlines we went, gathering ideas from people who’ve been there.
It’s almost Halloween! We thought we’d get into the spirit by sharing our take on how marketing and paranormal investigations are alike.
1. Research, research, research. If you watch any paranormal investigation shows on TV, you know they learn about the place before they begin their investigation. Often, they get a tour of the grounds from someone “in the know” to get some background and history. This provides context for the investigators and some clues as to why the property might be haunted.
Halloween is one of those rare holidays that crosses religious and political lines. It also shatters any myth of an age barrier. While one may be too old to go trick-or-treating once they start shaving, you can find a slew of 20-somethings to senior citizens celebrating this holiday in their own way. The holiday is also one of the most celebrated online, bringing a wide range of people to social networks to share costume pics, stories, to participate in the season’s fare, and much more.
Listed below are a few tips to help your Facebook campaign take off like a bat this Halloween. So throw on a costume, break out the candy corn, and start that wolfman marathon. It’s time to start celebrating the season.
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Hello, October and welcome Q4! Before we know it, we’ll be ringing in the New Year, but between now and then here are five things you can do to liven up your marketing for the next three months.
Sometimes the easiest way to come up with fresh content ideas for your business newsletter, blog, website, and more is to unplug and get out of the office. So grab a pad of paper (yes, really!) and follow these six brainstorming tips, and you’ll have a bunch of fresh content ideas in no time.