mobile apps and chatbots are the way of the future, get on board

The Future is Chatbots and Why You Should Jump On Board

Have you noticed an uptick in the number of companies utilizing chatbots for customer service in the last few months? Even publications like Business2Community are highlighting the trend. Not only is the use growing online, now mobile apps are becoming more...

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How Mobile Apps Can Save Your Trip | Amanda Haggerty – Guest Post

Earlier this month, we sat down with Amanda Haggerty to discuss her recent experience with travel and mobile app technology. I was on a press trip for the past week in Mexico, so I spent some time in both O’Hare and...

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The Best Free Mobile Apps For Your Small Business

When it comes to running a business in the digital age, it’s no surprise that small business owners often utilize mobile app technology to keep their business up and running. From invoice tracking to social media scheduling or even meditation, mobile...

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Spend more time learning about your biz - knowledge is power

If You Want to Succeed – Never Stop Learning

No matter what you do in life, there should never be a point where you stop learning. Whether you’ve been in the field for 2 years or 20 years you should never be able to step back and think “this is...

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Stand Out From Your Competitors with Social Media

When it comes to doing business and doing it better than your competition, the key to success is defining who you are as a business and sticking to it. Everyone loves a good story. Thanks to the internet, your customers now...

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Women Mean Business: Women’s Equality Day

As a female business owner, the inequalities in business are not lost on me. So when a day like August 26 rolls around, Women’s Equality Day, the significance of the anniversary is also not lost on me. Women’s Equality Day celebrates...

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Buckling down may not be the best course of action before a recession

Be Innovative in Your Business Before a Recession

If you’ve gone online , seen a newspaper or tuned in to the news at all in the last few days you’ve probably been inundated with fears of a forthcoming recession. If/when a recession would hit the US economy,...

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Business as Art

I stumbled upon Stacie Scherman’s “Business as Storytelling” post the other day in the Grand Rapids Business Journal and I was delighted to see someone else have the experience I’ve had when telling folks my background. A background doesn’t define you....

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Marketing Videos without the Hassle: InVideo

If you’re like me, you use blogs to reach as many people as I can to teach them about what I do, help them succeed at what they do or simply blow off some professional steam from the week. But, let’s...

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Celebrate Holidays with Your Customers

You see them all the time on social media. The random celebratory images that circulate all year or every year for certain holidays. Half the time they’re populated with Minions or random cartoon characters or low-resolution copies from a haphazard Google...

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