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Is Your Shopping Cart Scaring Customers Away?

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Don’t let your shopping cart scare customers away! If someone comes to your online store and they don’t feel that their personal information is secure, they will leave without buying. Here are some tips to help you make improvements to your shopping cart so people do not leave before they buy: Install an SSL Certificate … Read more

Making LinkedIn Work for You

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Make LinkedIn Work for You! LinkedIn is an important social media network for every business, and especially for a business serving other businesses. If you have a LinkedIn account, you likely have a personal profile. Be sure to keep it up to date. An active and up to date personal profile can deliver business benefits. … Read more

Using Guest Bloggers

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Guest Bloggers: Owners of successful blogs, that have a large following, sometimes need to use guest bloggers. For example, if you will be away for a while and unavailable to post new blog entries and don’t want to lose visitors, then you can make arrangements for a guest blogger or a series of guest bloggers … Read more

How to Start an Online Business

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Want to Start on Online Business? To start an online business and succeed online the formula is simple. A good way for you to learn how to start an online business is to explain what to look for online. When starting an online business, you’ll want to look at a field in which you are … Read more

Why Use Google AdSense?

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Google Adsense! No doubt you’ve heard about Google AdSense and you are thinking about giving it a try. But, is it really worth placing an AdSense banner on your site? The answer is a definite yes. You could always have some other banner on your site, or even search for some affiliate ad program that … Read more

Are You Already Using Internet Marketing?

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Internet Marketing: Are you already using Internet marketing? Take a moment to think about how you would answer this question. Do you have a website for your business? Business owners who answer yes to this question are already marketing their products or services online simply by having a website and using internet marketing. You may … Read more

Email Marketing Mistakes

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Are You Making These Email Marketing Mistakes? Many business owners who try email marketing make the mistake of believing that any type of email marketing is beneficial. This is not true.  There are a number of mistakes business owners can make when they organize an email marketing campaign. Examples of mistakes include allowing promotional materials … Read more

How to Make a YouTube Video

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Making a YouTube video is not complicated. The first step is to get a video recording device.  Video recording devices come in a number of different formats.  It is possible to use cell phones, webcams, or traditional camcorders.  If you are interested in using your cell phone to help you make a YouTube video, you … Read more

What is Niche Marketing?

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Niche Marketing: The word ‘niche’ is defined as: “A special area of demand for a product or service”. ‘Marketing’ is defined as: “The opportunity to buy or sell”. If you put the two words together, niche marketing means buying or selling a product or service in an area of special demand.  This is a product … Read more

Ten Ways to Grow Your Email List

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Grow Your Email List: Here are ten tips that will help you grow your email list: Have an online contest for a free giveaway, and have your visitors sign up for your newsletter in order to enter the contest. Collect email addresses offline and import them into your mailing list.  You can collect these from … Read more