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3 Blog Design Tweaks to Increase Engagement

Does your audience find your blog engaging? You know why having great content on your blog is absolutely essential – it gives readers a reason to engage with your brand, sets you up as a thought leader and builds trust with your prospects. But even if you have all the amazing content in the world,...
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Blogging Does Not Need to Be a Hassle!

3 Ways to Write a Killer Blog in Minutes You know you need a blog. Your competitors have one, and you know it’s a great way to provide insights and valuable information to your target market. You actually wrote a few blog entries… several months ago. And then, well, other priorities just came up. No...
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5 Reasons You Should Not Write a Blog

As a small business owner, you’ve heard all about the benefits of having a blog for search engine optimization (SEO) and getting noticed online. But just because everyone else has a blog doesn’t necessarily mean you should write one too. Here are… The Top 5 Reasons You Should Not Write a Blog. 1.  You are...
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Google Caffeine Means This Marketing Strategy is More Important Than Ever

Just last month Google announced the completion of their new web indexing system called Caffeine. According to Google, "Caffeine provides 50 percent fresher results for web searches than our last index, and it's the largest collection of web content we've offered. Whether it's a news story, a blog or a forum post, you can now...
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Ready to Make Your Blog Headlines Irresistible?

Want more people to read your blog? Start with the headline. If you can intrigue your audience with tantalizing headlines, your readership should soar. To that end, here are 5 tactics for making delicious headlines that your readers will eat up! Ask a Question Make your blog entry relevant to your target audience by asking...
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An Interview with Brazen Careerist’s Penelope Trunk

While we're waiting for the election results, I thought you might like some good publicity advice. Well, I recently I caught up with Penelope Trunk, author of Brazen Careerist: The New Rules for Success and career columnist at the Boston Globe. As a fellow entrepreneur who founded three companies, Penelope has some great tips to...
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I’m claiming my blog

I'm claiming my blog for Technorati. Technorati is a blog search engine that will allow more people to find the information I write in my blog: <a href="http://technorati.com/claim/tnmdrzx34m" mce_href="http://technorati.com/claim/tnmdrzx34m" rel="me">Technorati Profile</a>
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Say hello to Cheryl Tallman

We're excited to welcome Cheryl Tallman as a guest blogger on StartupNation, she'll be contributing regularly to add her perspectives as a successful Mompreneur - here's a brief bio for our newest blog team member: Cheryl is an ambitious and versatile executive and entrepreneur with proven abilities in building and managing all aspects of business....
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StartupNation blog honored by MarketingSherpa

The votes are in, and StartupNation has been deemed honorable by the readers of MarketingSherpa. We are honored to have been selected as one of 5 blogs to receive a special honorable mention designation. This is pretty cool. We've only been blogging for a little over a year and the winner in the category of...
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Best small business marketing blog? Show StartupNation some love!!

We've been nominated! MarketingSherpa, the extremely popular (their articles land in StartupNation email inboxes on a furiously regular basis) and powerful online marketing resource has included the StartupNation blog in their Reader's Choice Awards 2006. Vote for us! But make sure you do it by midnight ET Monday June 26 when the polls close. (insert...
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How Would You Use Community Boards?

If you haven't noticed, our Blogs have received a bunch of comments from fellow entrepreneurs in recent weeks. It's basically become our best place to have community dialogue -- take for example the comments on the Blog entry about Jan and her startup conundrum. You have really poured on the support in a very productive...