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Why more small businesses are choosing cloud phone systems

For small companies, the initial price tag of traditional communication systems can be daunting. That’s why many are turning to cloud VoIP PBX as a scalable, flexible, cost-effective alternative.

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Are you funding ready? Top 5 tips to get your company funding fit

Are you in shape to secure the funding you need? As you start planning for 2015, here are 5 things you can do to give yourself the best chance of securing new investors in your business – either debt or equity.

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The cheat sheet to choosing a cloud backup service

To help make sense of all the available cloud storage options, we’ve compiled a cheat-sheet of features to look for when choosing an online backup service.

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Software CMOs, meet your toughest customer: developers

Tech-savvy businesses have known for years that they must market to those who influence a brand’s customer experience the most — application developers.

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Why small business owners are ignoring your social media ads

80% of B2B marketers are posting the same small business tips and tricks on social channels, but only 25% of small business owners want this type of content. What most do want are deals.

Engagement marketing

Welcome to the era of engagement marketing

Marketing has shifted from talking at people, or focusing on transactions, to engaging with people – building meaningful, life-long, and personalized relationships.

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Why I’m a remote CEO

Silicon Valley may be the center of the startup universe, but that doesn’t mean the CEO, or anyone else, has to be physically present there.

Small business

4 tips to grow SMBs

Small businesses usually plan for go-to-market and financing strategies, but it’s equally important for small businesses to have an appropriate IT strategy to support their growth.

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SocialFlow for Agencies launches to bring ad buying back into the fold

An increasing number of agencies are outsourcing work such as paid search, display advertising, and search engine optimization to third parties. While farming out business is not a new concept, there are a number of possible pitfalls ahead if agencies get the balance between external and internal resources wrong.

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Three reasons your website contact forms are not converting

Contact forms have become such a common part of the website that it is easy to overlook them and their importance. People tend to choose the first solution they find and put it on their site, not realizing that they are potentially hurting the growth of their business.