Content curation 101: find, share and turbo-charge your content marketing

Content curation is a powerful addition to your content marketing strategy, transforming you from a trusted voice in your industry to an indispensable resource in the eyes of your audience. That is, …

Posted on Oct 1, 2018 6 min read
  • content marketing
  • content curation
  • blogging
  • video
  • podcasts
  • photography

9 inspired ways to boost your Instagram feed

Instagram is one stellar marketing and selling tool, but it’s also the perfect place to show off your brand’s personality and the team behind the product(s). Plus, it’s also a great place to interact …

Posted on Sep 24, 2018 6 min read
  • Instagram
  • marketing
  • content

11 website add-ons that help convert visitors into customers

Tools. Apps. Plug-ins. Widgets. No matter what you call them, website add-ons transform your corner of the internet from competent to powerfully effective at converting visitors into customers. These …

Posted on Sep 17, 2018 5 min read
  • website
  • conversion
  • tools
  • add-on
  • customer service

Influencer marketing 101: up sales, visibility and followers

Teaming up with the internet’s most influential Instagrammers, Snapchatters, YouTubers and bloggers helps increase online visibility, bump up follower counts, drive sales and improve overall growth. …

Posted on Sep 10, 2018 7 min read
  • influencer marketing
  • Instagram
  • Snapchat
  • YouTube
  • blog

Attract amazing talent on (almost) any budget with these 4 ideas

You’ve reached the point where you know you need employees to keep your business running smoothly and growing upward. But there’s a problem. You don’t have the money to pay for the level of talent …

Posted on Sep 3, 2018 4 min read
  • employees
  • hiring
  • recruiting

The struggle is real, but these 5 entrepreneurs are sharing what works

Building a business from the ground up often feels like you’re single-handedly constructing a pyramid. It’s not just the endless hours and closet full of proverbial hats you need to stack on your …

Posted on Aug 27, 2018 4 min read
  • entrepreneur
  • work life balance
  • time management
  • business development

18 ways to network, increase visibility and build trust with LinkedIn

With over 500 million members across 200 countries, LinkedIn is the go-to for professionals seeking out fresh talent. But, it’s also one of the best ways for entrepreneurs and freelancers to improve …

Posted on Aug 20, 2018 5 min read
  • LinkedIn
  • networking
  • brand visibility

Step outside the box: creative networking ideas to build connections and create new opportunities

Biz.me readers routinely list networking as the area they most want to improve in. But, time constraints and limited access to contacts make building and nurturing quality connections difficult. Add …

Posted on Aug 13, 2018 5 min read
  • networking
  • collaboration
  • referrals

The art of subject lines: increase open rates, maximize email campaigns

People send over 269 billion emails every day, and that’s only expected to increase over the next few years. Given that 111.1 billion of those are marketing related, your target audience’s inboxes …

Posted on Aug 6, 2018 6 min read
  • writing
  • a/b testing
  • open rates
  • subject lines

9 business development ideas for creating lasting success

If you ask three entrepreneurs what business development means you’ll probably get three different responses. Why? Because the term actually encompasses multiple concepts: cash flow, brand presence …

Posted on Jul 30, 2018 6 min read
  • business development
  • marketing
  • customer service
  • networking
  • sales