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The 5 High-Growth Industries and Best Cities for Small Business Ventures

As an entrepreneur ready to launch or grow your business, actively aligning your venture with current industry trends and geographic benefits could significantly impact your success. The Credit Review‘s latest study reveals the top five industries set to experience rapid growth in the next decade, along with the cities offering lucrative opportunities for entrepreneurs. 5…

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Distracted? Survey uncovers what’s distracting us most from work in 2022, and it’s not Wordle

Whether you work from home or in the office, workplace distraction is inevitable. Not so long ago, those who typically worked in the office were restricted to at-home work protocols. As we adapted to that world of work-from-home, distractions and habits changed. No longer were chatty co-workers disrupting work-flow (but kids or pets instead) and…

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The Business Model Canvas

What Is The Business Model Canvas and Why Do I Need It? Starting a small business is a monumental task. It seems like there are a million things you have to take care of before you can make your first dollar. You need to register your business, set up your website, work out your budget,…

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In-House vs. Hiring an SEO Professional: Which Path Should You Choose?

Search Engine Optimization is an essential part of the marketing mix today – few businesses can afford to ignore or abdicate this tactic. If you have a well-optimized website, and a content-driven SEO strategy, you are guaranteed to improve your rankings. Yes, guaranteed.  Implementing a sound SEO strategy isn’t tough, but you need to do it…

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9 Smart Apps to Stay Connected with Your Team and Coworkers

Do you want to make communication among your team members easier and better? If you want to work together with your team successfully, you need to communicate effectively. “Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much.” – Helen Keller According to a survey, 84% of respondents said they use instant messaging…

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How Systems Make Your Business More Human

  I’m a huge fan of technology. Without it, my business would be in a much different place than it is now. However, over-reliance on it can be a trap that puts you out of touch with your customers and can prevent you from building relationships that will help you get better at what you…

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10 Skills and Traits Possessed by the Most Successful Entrepreneurs

You wonder how they do it, how they are able to build their businesses from the ground up efficiently and fledge it to the best to structure your business, and even talk to mentors. Unfortunately, the results aren’t as spectacular. However, you keep trying. To be a successful entrepreneur, there are skills and traits that…

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6 Seemingly Harmless Ways You're Sabotaging Your Proposals

60% of leading advertisers will review their agencies within the next 12 months, according to a study from Advertiser Perceptions. As if to prove the point, Procter & Gamble announced in January they will review all ad agency contracts in 2017. Whether it’s due to the demise of the agency-of-record, growing concerns over transparency issues,…

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The Art of Managing a Flexible Schedule

Ah, autonomy. Isn’t it grand? No defined time when you have to arrive at the office. No guilt over having to leave early for your kid’s recital. And if you’re not feeling well or the roads are bad, no problem — just work from home. But is it ever really that simple? After all, other…

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How to Use LinkedIn Groups to Generate Quality Leads Continuously

If you’re a professional or job seeker (which, if you’re on the DTM blog, you obviously are), you’ll know that LinkedIn is the biggest, baddest kids on the block. With over 400 million users to date, a recent acquisition by Microsoft, and a revamped user interface, LinkedIn seems poised to be the best platform for…

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5 Tips for Running a Successful Business

How to abandon your fear and grow your opportunities for success in business When it comes to success, I’ve always believed in the saying, The length of our life is finite, but its wideness depends on us. This philosophy just means that our purpose is to achieve grand things and widen the scope of our…

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20 Motivational Quotes by the Most Inspiring NFL Coaches of All Time

Boost your spirit with wise words from these sideline legends. Cecilia Meis February 5, 2017 The Super Bowl brings together the best of the best on the most-watched gridiron of the year. Find your best with these inspirational words from some of the greatest NFL coaches of all time: Related: 21 of the Most Inspirational…

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