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The Ultimate Guide To Text Message Marketing (With Examples)

Most people carry their smartphones 24/7. It’s the first thing they grab in the morning. It’s a must-have to respond to emails and messages from your co-workers and boss. And...

/ December 18, 2019
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10 Adorable Examples of Instagram Marketing for your Pet Shop

Did you know that brand engagement is three times higher with Instagram Marketing than Facebook? Why? Because consumers are becoming increasingly visual. Big chunks of text don’t get us to...

/ December 18, 2019
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What you need for your online presence for brick and mortar stores

Even if you run a brick-and-mortar store, you need an online presence. If you’re not online, people can’t find you, your customers can’t share about you, and you may as...

/ December 12, 2019
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More than a Restaurant: How 73 @ Hillcrest is Building a Community

73@Hillcrest is a very special place. By day, it operates like a heartlands coffeeshop, selling Chinese, Japanese & Western cuisine, along with local coffee, or kopi. By night the regular...

/ December 12, 2019

3 Things To Consider When Hiring Employees

Hiring employees is an art. Every company in the world, including the best, are looking for ways to solve the staffing and recruitment problem. For small businesses, hiring employees can...

/ December 11, 2019
Blueprint Of Successful Instagram Account for Small Businesses

Blueprint Of A Successful Instagram Account for Small Businesses

Instagram can be quite intimidating, right? Setting up an Instagram account is fairly easy. Just a few taps and clicks and your business is on Instagram. But once it’s there,...

/ December 9, 2019
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Kittea: Taking the Path Less Travelled

Merchant Stories: Real stories from real people – successes and struggles from the small business owner.  Here’s Inez from Kittea, and how a sketch turned into thriving eCommerce business. We’ll...

/ December 3, 2019
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Restaurant Staffing: How to Attract Top Quality Employees

Restaurant staffing is one of the keys to success in the F&B business. Hiring is one of the most important task for any business owner. Finding the best possible employees...

/ November 27, 2019
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10 Bar Promotion Ideas to Boost Sales (Even on Weekdays!)

If you’re looking for bar promotion ideas to bring in more customers and boost sales, you need to figure out where the big spenders are. You’re in luck: we have...

/ November 17, 2019
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How To Show Your Customers You Are Customer-Centred

How can you show that you’re a customer-centric business, rather than just paying lip service? [toc] Two research reports — “State of Service” and “State of the Connected Customer” — explain...

/ November 6, 2019