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Look to The Girl Scouts For Advice on Social Media

Think Twitter doesn’t need to be a part of your digital marketing strategy? We often hear this from traditional businesses and it couldn’t be further from the truth. You don’t have to be a startup to benefit from the micro-blogging platform. Traditional organizations around the world have shown that Twitter is not just for angst…

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Twitter for Business

Twitter Stats for Businesses [Infographic]

With over 302 million active users, Twitter is a hugely popular social networking site that strangely still escapes many businesses’ daily routines. A recent study performed by Forbes Magazine found that Twitter ranked number one, even ahead of LinkedIn and Facebook, when it came to sales prospecting. One industry expert Vanessa Di Mauro, CEO and…

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Why Every Business Should Use Wistia For Video Hosting

(Note: Wistia did not ask or pay for this, we truly just love the product) If you’re a business owner thinking about adding video to your website, chances are you’re doing research into where you should host your video. Most people go with YouTube or Vimeo just based on name recognition. I’m here to tell…

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Accomplishing-goals

Hit Your Goals This Month With This Simple System

Checking Off Your Goals We have goals that we want to accomplish, but how we go about actually completing them is different among everyone. One thing that is common between people who are successful in achieving their goals is that they write them down. You are 42% more likely to achieve or accomplish your goals…

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How I Became a Morning Person

It’s 2011. I’m in my last year of university. My days consist of a couple hours of class, maybe a workout, a pizza and some video games with my roommates. The nights usually end with binge-watching a television series into the late hours of the night. I was lucky if my head hit the pillow…

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The Big Social Media Mistake

The Social Media Mistake Businesses Won’t Stop Making

The digital landscape is ever-changing, and staying up to date with the latest changes in social media is a daunting task. Old platforms are evolving, and new platforms are entering the game at an unseemingly quick pace. With so much happening all at once, small businesses often give in to the noise – electing to…

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Prepare for Success: 5 Nightly Rituals That Increase Productivity

Over the past two years, I’ve found several tricks and tools to help me be more productive throughout the day. Aside from Bulletproof Coffee, a large part of my productivity is actually fueled by my routine the night before. 5. Maintain a regular sleep schedule Waking up to an alarm clock is a social norm.…

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From one family business to another

Small Town Values: What My Family Business Has Taught Me About Growing a Startup

I grew up in Renfrew, Ontario – a small country town of only 8,000 people where fishing, farming and hunting were the preferred subjects of conversation. Tech startups and bootstrapping a business were not even a blip on the radar for most of the people I grew up with. Regardless of this, my small hometown…

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Books Every Entrepreneur Must Read

25 Fantastic Books That Every New Entrepreneur Should Read

If you’ve just started a business, you know all about information overload. We often delay launching new businesses until we’ve read everything or feel like we are fully prepared, but the truth of the matter is that sometimes you just need to take the leap. Don’t wait for all the lights to turn green, because…

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