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  • Pinterest Guided Search
    Is it in your best interest to market on Pinterest?
    Social media marketing has pretty much become a necessity for any business, whether you're using it to engage with customers, market new products or offer customer service. But when you think about using social media for your business, you...
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    Another car brand deserts Super Bowl XLIX advertising
    Looks like New England Patriot footballs aren't the only things being deflated in the run-up to Super Bowl XLIX. So is the number of car brands buying commercial time in the game. Longtime advertiser Hyundai announced plans to sit out the...
  • New app allows you to rent out your toilet; magazines optional
    New app allows you to rent out your toilet; magazines optional
    It will catch up with you at one time or the other. If you’re lucky, you will make it home when you have to use the restroom. Or you might be fortunate enough to be near a store that allows you to use theirs. But businesses are increasingly...
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    Why NBC is streaming 11 hours of Super Bowl programming free
    NBC will be streaming 11 straight hours of Super Bowl Sunday broadcast for free, complete with the game, its commercials in all their glory, the pre-game and half-time shows, prime-time and late-night programming, Advertising Age reported January...
  • New York Civil Forfeiture Nightmare Ends
    Prosecutors agree to return $447,000 seized from Innocent family business
    Federal prosecutors agreed yesterday, January 21, 2015, to return everything they seized from a Long Island convenience-store distributor, bringing one of the most widely-watched civil forfeiture fights in the nation to a close. In 2012, the IRS...
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    Are people losing interest in Super Bowl commercials?
    Once upon a time, people watched the Super Bowl telecast more for the commercials than for the game itself. They never knew from year to year whether anything in the game would be a big surprise, but they were sure many of the ads would be. Now,...
  • Obama discusses foreign relations with press
    Obama proposes tax system reforms to build stronger middle class
    In Washington, D.C. on Saturday the Obama administration announced a proposal to bring greater fairness to the nation’s tax code by eliminating unfair tax loopholes exploited by wealthy Americans and corporations while at the same time...
  • Product Launch
    How to Launch a New Product in the UK
    Getting a new product onto the market is never an easy task. Not only is it expensive to manufacture new products, but actually marketing a new product is often an uphill battle. People tend to be loyal to their favorite brands and products, and...
  • Marketing On a Budget
    Marketing Budget A Little Tight? Use These 8 Tips to Get Noticed
    Getting your small business noticed by your target market usually requires cash. This doesn't mean, however, that you have to blow your whole budget or go overboard with your marketing efforts. If your marketing budget is less than you would...
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    Police at crime scene, before the suspect arrives
    Timing is everything, and in this case it's veryverytrue.Picture this: robber hold upconvenience store...wait for it...with police already inside.It's no scene from a comedy movie; it really happened in northeast D.C. Over the weekend, a19...
  • Financial Discipline: A taste of my own medicine
    Financial Discipline: A taste of my own medicine
    As a business consultant/business coach, I have the pleasure of advising my clients on marketing techniques and strategies to financially grow their business. I am also a very big fan of network marketing. When I started my company almost 9 years...
  • obama and doctors
    Guess who's giving H&R Block a huge marketing windfall
    Two laws have created a multimillion-dollar opportunity that H&R Block's marketing department is taking full advantage of. One of these laws is Obamacare (AKA the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act), and the other is the Law of...
  • Steps To Having A Great 2015 Business
    Steps To Having A Great 2015 Business
    2015 has started and with it, a completely new set of opportunities arrives. This is why you have tocreate a new business plan, which will help you take your company to the next level and increase itsrevenue. As a result of that, we have created a...
  • 7 Social Media Mistakes for Businesses
    Seven Mistakes Your Business Might Be Making on Social Media
    We all know the importance of running effective marketing campaigns on social media. Unfortunately, with all the strategies and information out there, sometimes businesses get it wrong. The best and brightest social media campaigns can go down in...
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    Ten steps to creating your own business
    Anyone can create their own business, you just have to want it bad enough and you need to be willing to do what it takes to get it started and become successful. A lot of people try every year and more than half do not succeed. To be one of those...