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The Ultimate Guide to Small Business Keyword Research

Keyword research is an important strategic marketing practice that, when thought of correctly, never really ends. While many people think of this…

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Tips for Outsourcing Your Payroll
For small business owners, managing payroll can be a costly endeavor. When payroll is handled in-house, you need the appropriate software to support the job, an employee who has hours to dedicate to the process each week, and a keen understanding of tax laws and employer obligations. It’s likely that this was manageable enough when […]
Weekend Favs July 21
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
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How to Feel Less Busy and Get More Done
Marketing Podcast with Laura Vanderkam Podcast Transcript My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Laura Vanderkam. She is the author of several time-management and productivity books, including the one we discuss in this interview, Off the Clock: Feel Less Busy While Getting More Done. Vanderkam is the author of […]

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Bookkeeping Fundamentals for Small Business Owners
Being a small business owner means long hours and longer to-do lists. Not only are you responsible to keep the business running, you’re probably also figuring out ways to grow, keep employees happy, and delight your customers. Here is a short guide on how to maintain a healthy set of business financials. Get on the […]
Weekend Favs July 14
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]

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How Chat Bots Can Help You Grow Your Business
Marketing Podcast with Andrew Warner Podcast Transcript My guest for this week’s episode of the Duct Tape Marketing Podcast is Andrew Warner, founder of Mixergy, a program that interviews experts to help you grow your business. He and I discuss his new initiative, Bot Academy, and what your business needs to know about bots today. Warner was […]
Content Tips to Help Your Professional Services Business Stand Out
Professional services cover a wide variety of industry, from law to accounting, and beyond. What makes these businesses unique is that they don’t offer tangible products to their customers, but rather, knowledge-based services instead. People in this line of work are essentially selling relationships with a promised outcome, often making it difficult to prove their […]
Weekend Favs July 7
My weekend blog post routine includes posting links to a handful of tools or great content I ran across during the week. I don’t go into depth about the finds, but encourage you to check them out if they sound interesting. The photo in the post is a favorite for the week from an online source […]
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Local SEO for Lead Generation
Marketing Podcast with Justin Sturges Podcast Transcript SEO tools and strategies are constantly changing. All the while, it’s never been more important that you get found online when people go out there searching – particularly if you’re a local business. Your website is the foundation for how you get ranked and found locally. It’s important […]

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