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Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Survey: SMB's need more tax education

Small business owners may not be making the most of Tax Day here in the US. That is, according to a recent 99Designs survey which found upwards of one-quarter didn't know they could deduct marketing expenses from their taxes. >>

Thursday, March 27, 2014

Top 3 SMB tips to succeed over tax season

April 15 is less than a month away. Is your small business ready? One expert weighs in on how small businesses can succeed over tax season. >>

Thursday, March 20, 2014

Top 3 tips for SMBs this tax season

Less than a month until business owners are pulling all-nighters to finish off 2013 tax forms. A new survey from Xero, however, indicates the cloud may be helping some ward off some of the tax season stress. Here are their top 3 tips for SMBs to flourish through tax season. >>

Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Moboom: Marketers have 900 million mistakes in online space

Nearly three-quarters of mobile searches are taking place even when a desktop or laptop computer is readily available. For many brands this simple means more ways to connect with their targeted consumer base, but a new report out from Moboom indicates many websites and mobile sites have flaws or errors that will detract from the seamless experience these customers want. >>

Wednesday, December 15, 2010

3 questions with Cherwell's Vance Brown

In 2011 one of the expected trends is the increased use of Software as a Service (SaaS). As businesses push farther into the online space, as new businesses are formed from the soft economy and downsizing of the past two years and as existing brands branch out into new territories, one way they're expected to do this is through software which will grow with their business. >>

Friday, April 16, 2010

Why businesses shouldn't keep their feet on the ground

You remember your father telling you to keep your feet on the ground. Well, turns out Dad was wrong. Today's businesses need to keep their feet - er, computers - in the clouds. Why? Cloud computing can help businesses better manage time, resources and even track employee efficiency. >>

Monday, February 15, 2010

2010 Olympics offer video marketers a unique opportunity

Event marketing is not a new thing in the world of advertising. Brands and marketers have used big events to engage consumers as long as events - from World's Fairs to the Olympics - have become popularized. But this year marketers have an even bigger opportunity to rise - or fall - with the first 'always on' event functionality. >>

Monday, August 31, 2009

Internet Marketing 101: Tips for running better contests

Ask any author, movie producer or screenwriter what they best traffic driver is and their answer will likely be: contests. A well-run contest can drive several hundred more hits per day for the length of the contest. Why? Because consumers love free stuff: free books, free appliances, free gift cards. But, the biggest benefit isn't the traffic - it is the lead generation. >>

Friday, July 31, 2009

Internet Marketing 101: Setting your niche apart

It happens online and offline: a business opens but the traffic never materializes. A few months later that business folds, leaving only a sad storefront in its wake. Online the story is the same, but there are steps to be taken to find traffic, keep it coming and keep your business going. >>

Thursday, July 30, 2009

Internet Marketing 101: Marketers choose SEO

When it comes to online marketing there are a plethora of advertising options. Online display, search marketing, pay per click (PPC), social marketing, online video, in-game advertising. And the list goes on. Knowing where to start is the first big step for most new online marketers. Here are a few tips from two marketers building their businesses online. >>

Tuesday, July 28, 2009

Internet Marketing 101: Developing Your Niche

With 30% of the US workforce now self-employed and the unemployment rate increasing on a near-monthly basis, even more consumers are looking for ways to work for themselves rather than working for a large corporation. The problem? Getting started isn't easy, whether starting an online business or an offline business. In BizReport's chat with Andrew Morden of the Internet Marketing Center, he suggests finding and developing a niche marketing. >>

Monday, July 27, 2009

Internet Marketing 101: Where to Begin

With the economy around the world still struggling to find balance, more consumers are out of work and considering striking out on their own in the big, bad world of online marketing, ecommerce or ebook writing. Unfortunately, many of these entrepreneurs will fail within that first year because this big, bad world requires more than a slick website or sales pitch. Today's consumer is very intelligent when it comes to products, deals and sales pitches so today's online marketer has to be savvy, too. Over the next few days, BizReport will cover a few basics of online marketing to help beginners hit the ground running. The first step - having a plan. >>