Free Shipping, Smooth Shopping Experience Led to Spikes in Spending Cyber Monday

The power of discounts was on display yet again this year during the holiday shopping weekend as...

Thanksgiving and Black Friday 2018 Spending Up 6% Over Last Year, 5% for Small Businesses

Early shopping results from First Data’s Holiday Insights Dashboard have revealed overall spending...

How to Focus on Quality over Quantity with Social Media

Google ‘small business social media’ and you’ll find hundreds of articles touting the need to be...

Text Messaging: Opt-In Best Practices

Text messaging is a great service that you can provide to your customers to help keep them up to...

Cracking the Code on Heating and Cooling Costs for Your Business

Small businesses across the United States spend a staggering $60 billion on energy every year,...

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Master the Art of Setting Goals in 4 Step

In early 2009, Ben Landers was setting objectives for Blue Corona, his year-old digital-marketing company in Gaithersburg, Md. The startup had earned $112,000 in revenues its first year but was still losing money. Landers wanted to nudge Blue Corona solidly into...

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Self-Quiz: What Kind of Business Risk Taker Are You?

“Fear can keep a man out of danger, but courage can support him in it.” — Old English proverb Merriam-Webster defines courage as “the ability to do something that you know is difficult or dangerous.” Few endeavors — scaling Mt. Everest or swimming with sharks might...

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