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DISCOVER PAYPAL PRODUCTSApr 02 2020The busiest giving season of the year is around the corner. As you prepare for a record-breaking season, keep in mind you don't need a complicated strategy to reach more donors and drive more donations. Here are five easy ways to drive up donations this season, and the tools to back you up.
MARKETING TO CUSTOMERSMar 16 2020If you’re ever searched Google for a restaurant or dry cleaner “near me,” you’re probably familiar with the local three-pack – the three listings that appear under a map on the first page of results. So, how does a business use organic SEO to get one of those coveted spots?
MARKETING TO CUSTOMERSFeb 28 2020Being a small business owner is the very definition of “wearing many hats.” On any given day (or even within the same hour), you’re the marketing guru, the IT director, the office manager, the customer service rep … and the list goes on.
CUSTOMER STORIESFeb 28 2020You may be dreaming about starting your own business – but what kind? If the idea is the stumbling block, the inspiration might be hiding in your own interactions with other businesses: the moment when you think to yourself, “I could do this better.” That’s how Dan Corcoran got the idea for Forward Printing, his screen-printing business in Oakland, California.
GETTING FUNDINGJan 08 2020As a small business owner, you most likely encounter situations where it’s helpful to have additional cash on hand to manage the ups and downs of your business. However, to get the funding your business needs, you’ll need to understand how to get a business loan. This guide walks you through the five phases of how to apply for a small business loan so you know what to expect.
EXPANDING INTO NEW MARKETSNov 22 2019If you haven’t expanded into the Chinese market yet, you may be missing out on one of the world’s largest e-commerce economies. (Especially since the U.S. is already one of the top three regions where Chinese buyers love to shop overseas.)
EXPANDING INTO NEW MARKETSNov 22 2019Are you considering international sales? If you want to sell well in other countries, the first step is to make a plan about how you’re going to communicate with your international customers.
MARKETING TO CUSTOMERSNov 18 2019Around the globe, the home and garden e-commerce market is growing.1 In the U.S., where today's economy encourages homeowners to stay in their houses longer2 and city-dwellers to rent instead of buy3, consumers are well positioned to make regular home and garden purchases. This is good news for home and garden retailers who can seize this opportunity to help grow their online sales by taking advantage of the following trends.
SELLING ONLINEOct 25 2019The time period before the holidays is the biggest time of year for consumer spending, and typically the busiest time of year for many small business owners, but it doesn’t have to be. By solidifying social media marketing plans early (and revisiting them often), small businesses can maximize their resources, from time to money, all year round.