5 Productivity Tips to Get More Done In Less Time


Ask any entrepreneur or small business owner what they would like to have more of. Chances are 9 out of 10 of them will say they’d like more time. When dealing with hundreds of tasks on any given day, having more time on their calendar is something they all wish they had. The unfortunate reality is that  you  can’t invent more time, but you can do more in a given amount of time. The productivity tips explained in this article can help you achieve just that. Continue reading to find out how.

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Creative Marketing Ideas to Help Build Your Private Practice

Like any other type of business, a private practice requires successful marketing tactics that get the word out about you, your skills, and what you have to offer. Larger businesses have resources and money available to spend on marketing ideas. Unfortunately, private practice owners do not have such budget or freedom. They have to be judicious in how they spend their limited resources on marketing ideas.

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Relationships Matter: Why Collaboration Is Good for Your Business’ Online Presence

Building a website and launching an internet marketing campaign can help attract more viewers – potential customers – than you can imagine. Once you gain enough traction and have a steady stream of visitors, it is time to take your internet marketing efforts to the next level.

Doing everything yourself and not depending on other parties is great, but there are times when collaborating with others is great for business. In this economy, the relationships you build and maintain matter. There are three ways collaborating can help boost your brand or business’s online presence.

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How Can Small Businesses Get Attention of Your Customers

Marketing your business may seem like a challenge in today’s competitive market. Thankfully, there are few things that you can do to make your company stand apart from the rest. Having a valuable marketing strategy is essential for keeping your business unique and relevant. Whether your business is large or small, you need to understand how to achieve an effective presence and become a key figure in the business world.

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How to Attract Visitors to Your Website and Grow Your Business

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A website is a necessity for any business in this internet age. Real estate agents are not immune from it. 87% of people in the US and 93% in Canada use internet to get the information they need. A well designed website can provide valuable information to potential home buyers. It also allows real estate agents to build good reputation with customers and generate leads. However, just setting up a website and hoping that it will attract potential home buyers is not going to work. “Build it and they will come” is never a good strategy, especially in the digital land.

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3 Surefire Ways to Keep Your Customers Engaged via Content

In the age of the internet, customers are bombarded with more content than they can ever possibly take in. Getting information about your business to the masses has never been easier. But getting them to care about it has never been more of a challenge. The last thing you want to do is add to the endless piles of spam customers have to wade through every day. So the question is: how do you create information that your customers actually want to read? The answer is surprisingly simple. Create compelling and engaging content. Now, ‘simple’ doesn’t necessarily mean easy. So here are a few content delivery methods that will keep you out of the junk folder.

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4 Reasons Why Small Business Owners Must Monitor Online Reviews

“Writers … fall into two groups: those who bleed copiously and visibly at any bad review, and those who bleed copiously and secretly at any bad review.” Isaac Asimov specified writers in this famous quote, but his words could apply to business owners as well. You might be too emotionally attached to read what Yelpers are saying about your brainchild, but someone in your business needs to keep an eye on review sites. Explore four reasons why you shouldn’t ignore those online reviewers.

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3 Marketing Myths Small Businesses Must Avoid

Regardless of what point in your business journey you are at, marketing is one of the most important elements that should be at the top of your agenda. It’s the key to recruiting new customers, and can play an integral role in maintaining the loyalty of existing ones too.

However, many entrepreneurs have picked up ideas about the subject that aren’t necessarily true. Unfortunately, following those rules could be damaging your hopes of maximized profits. So drop everything you think you know; this is how you’ll gain greater success.

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Tweets are Getting Longer, But Does It Really Change Anything?

Recently, Twitter announced one of its biggest changes to the platform – more characters. We don’t know when this will happen, but we can bet that it’ll be before the end of 2016. The move will shake up a platform built for SMS messages before the iPhone even existed.

Now in its 10th year, Twitter has 310 million active users. It’s been used to start revolutions, mourn the passing of icons, and share cat videos. Despite a decline in use by the original founders, marketers still turn to the platform for B2B and B2C.

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3 Tips to Create an Effective Marketing Strategy

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By now, everyone has discovered the joys of niche, target marketing. Targeting a base of customers is always going to be high on any list of the right marketing strategies for your business.

As it turns out, that fact alone is not enough to constitute a marketing strategy. There is a lot to learn about target marketing beyond the basic fact that you need to be doing it. Plenty of businesses engage in rather involved and expensive niche marketing campaigns that don’t work.

You can spend lot of money on marketing fads that don’t yield the results you expected when you bought into them. These fads can cost you more than money, they can cost you time, wasted effort, and customer good will that you will never get back. If your target marketing campaign is not working the way you think it should, let’s take a moment to go back to the basics:

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