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3 ways to grow your small and medium-sized business

Identify business opportunities, develop a marketing plan & incorporate systems to measure results. Through February, we’re highlighting these 3 critical steps for spearheading growth, through thought-leadership articles, testimonials, business resources & more.

Act!Now Blog - The 3 Pillars of Growth

New Business, new business, new business! When thinking about fresh and exciting ways to grow your business, your plans probably revolve around finding those ever elusive new customers...

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Small business owners in the U.S. have a lot on their minds these days. For one thing, about half of small businesses fail within the first 4 years following their launch...

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No two companies are exactly alike. Different product or service types, customer profiles, timelines, and patterns of staff communication and management call for different measurements to assess production...

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Gain insights into how businesses can use marketing to fuel small business growth. From identifying marketing opportunities to implementing an integrated marketing strategy.

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6 Ways to Identify Opportunities

The arrival of the New Year means it's time for a fresh start for your business. As 2018 begins, you want to be sure that you're taking advantage of as many new business...

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Maybe you regularly write posts for your company's blog or craft newsletters to send out to your team. But a press release sounds intimidating. After all, you're moving beyond company employees...

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Email marketing or “E-Marketing” is a style of direct marketing that uses email to communicate a message to an audience. Email marketing can be described as anything from sending...

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Email marketing is a great tool to use when connecting with your customers. The majority of marketers know that emails provide the highest ROI of any marketing program...

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If you've just launched a small business—or you're about to—you have high hopes. That's understandable. But you also need to understand that many new businesses fail.

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In a world where even dog collars are Wi-Fi enabled, a smart online presence is simply not optional. Customers who live around the corner from your storefront will still find you by searching...

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Measuring Success in the New Year

As time goes by, the way in which companies measure success changes. Early on, companies generally only measured success by looking at the bottom line.

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Why Invest in a CRM for SMBs

Having features like highly user-friendly reports and dashboards, sales analytics charts and visualizations and sales automation among many others available...

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If you want your small business to grow and stay competitive, it's necessary to continually make adjustments and upgrades – not only to the products and/or services that you provide...

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If you’re not sure whether your email marketing campaigns are delivering results, you need to ask yourself two questions. First, do you have clearly articulated goals and, second, are you effectively measuring progress towards those goals?

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