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New Amazon Business Website Offers Low Price and Perks to Small Businesses

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] Amazon recently announced that they will be expanding their offerings to business owners through a separate website called Amazon Business. The new site will offer hundreds of millions of products with a setup very similar to the regular Amazon, but there are also several features that make it more ideal for...

Ignition Video Series: Stacey Harris on Developing a Social Media Plan That Works

  [content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] As many entrepreneurs know, social media plays such an important role when it comes to marketing for your business. With so many different platforms to choose from and a limitless amount of audiences to target, the number of possibilities on social media are endless. So how do entrepreneurs know where to start? ...

Facebook Launches New Call to Action Feature for Business Pages

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] Facebook launched their Call to Action (CTA) feature for business pages over three months ago, making now a perfect time to ask: have you tried out the new feature, how are you using it, and what kind of results are you seeing? If you didn’t know about it, or haven’t tried...

Ignition Video Series: Joe Courtney on How to Balance Work and Your Personal Life

[content field="callout1" format="true" class="calloutwide"] Most entrepreneurs can understand what it's like to try to balance the scale between work and their personal life.  That's why on this weeks episode of Ignition, former NBA player, and author of "Life Above and Beyond the Rim", Joe Courtney will be appearing as a guest in the success lab to share...

The Ugly Truth About Small Business Entrepreneurship

This week members of the Smart Hustle team will be heading off to ICON15 - Infusionsoft's Small Business conference. This annual event, now in it's 9th year, brings together small business entrepreneurs and business experts for three days of learning and networking. It's an event super-charged with excitement and inspiration. Throughout the week we'll be...

15 Top Resource Websites for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs

15 Top Resource Websites for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs You've decided to start a business. Simple, right? Maybe not. Starting a business involves so much more than just providing your service or product to the market. There's marketing, accounting, web design - so many aspects that it's tough for any individual to truly understand everything...

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4 Crowdfunding Mistakes to Avoid

4 Crowdfunding Mistakes to Avoid Crowdfunding isn’t a new concept but, yeah, lately it’s been getting more popular day by day. There are many famous platforms that host crowdfunding campaigns such as Kickstarter, Indiegogo, RocketHub, Onevest. Needless to say, these platforms are now widely popular places for “Crowdfunders” to look for potential investors who can take their project...

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5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Social Media Accounts

5 Ways to Spring Clean Your Social Media Accounts Spring is right around the corner, and with warmer weather comes the urge to clear out the clutter and begin the season with a fresh start. Beyond the annual tradition of spring cleaning your home and business, it’s also important to spruce up your social media...

Creating the Perfect Home Office for Entrepreneurs

Creating the Perfect Home Office for Entrepreneurs On paper, working from your home office seems like a dream come true: You get avoid a round-trip of commutes, can work in your pajamas, you don't have to wake up quite as early, and you can even get a tax write-off on your rent. However, working from...

9 Tips for Using Evernote to Be More Productive

9 Tips for Using Evernote to Be More Productive As someone whose entire business model is wrapped around the concept of 'virtual', it's extremely important that I employ technology to my advantage so that my business processes and communications are efficient. In my arsenal of tech tools, there is one that I simply could not...