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email marketing
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How to Make the Most of Your Holiday Email Marketing

The holidays are one of the most important times of year for small businesses, startups and e-commerce business to increase sales and boost revenue. One smart way to capitalize on this expected increase in consumer spending is to polish your holiday email marketing practices. According to Deloitte's U.S. holiday economic forecast, holiday retail sales are expected...
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Cyber Monday Starts Now! Shop Dell’s Cyber Week Savings Event

Ready for a tech upgrade? Achieve more each workday with exclusive member savings on powerful computers, top electronics and more. StartupNation Members can save an additional 5 percent to 10 percent on select Dell products during the Cyber Monday Savings Event, starting Sunday, Nov. 29 through Sunday, Dec. 6. Speak with a Small Business Advisor today...
Constant Contact holiday shopping survey
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Big News: Consumers are Still Shopping Small During the Pandemic

The year 2020 has been a transformational one, especially for startups and small businesses impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. Constant Contact, an online marketing leader, surveyed over 3,000 consumers in the U.S. (aged 18 and up) on how the pandemic has changed the way they shop to help small businesses understand how to engage with...
holiday season 2020
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Holiday Season 2020: Understanding Consumer Behavior to Inform Business Strategies

With Black Friday and Cyber Monday just around the corner, the holiday shopping season is officially in full swing. The events of 2020, however, will have shoppers and businesses alike navigating uncharted territory as the pandemic continues to impact consumer behavior. To help startups and small businesses understand these changes and how to pivot accordingly,...
Cyber Monday
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6 Ways E-Commerce Startups Can Compete on Cyber Monday

It's no secret that Cyber Monday is a big deal for businesses large and small. According to Adobe Analytics, Cyber Monday 2019 was record-breaking, with $9.2 billion spent online, a 16.9 percent increase over the previous year. That's a lot of consumer spending in a 24-hour period. Deloitte has predicted in its 2020 annual holiday forecast...
seasonal financing
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How Seasonal Financing Can Benefit Your Business

It’s that time of year again: many entrepreneurs and small business owners are taking advantage of eager consumers’ year-end purchases and boosting sales opportunities. When it comes time to boost your own holiday sales, you may need extra help in the seasonal financing department. Luckily, lenders are willing and waiting to provide the funding you...
black friday
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How to Get Enough Inventory to Make Black Friday Wildly Successful

Before long, the air will be cooler, evergreen and twinkling lights will deck homes and storefronts, and holiday music will begin to play, albeit earlier than seems necessary. Though the holiday season begins as soon as jack-o'-lanterns end their month-long reign, when it comes to planning and sales, most startups and small businesses focus on...
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6 Things All Entrepreneurs Should Do in November

With fall in full swing, most entrepreneurs’ thoughts turn to the essential work that comes alongside the changing seasons. This means closing out the year on a high note, getting geared up for the holiday crunch and making sure that everyone on staff makes it through the end of the year in one piece. Not...
Harry Barker
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Harry Barker Shares its Secret to Double-Digit Annual Growth

New York fashion model and Broadway fire-eater Carol Perkins began hand sewing dog beds, robes and toys while recovering from a life-threatening brain tumor. “She was homebound and looking for a positive distraction,” marketing director, Sarah Lovingood, says. “She started caring for her neighbor’s dogs while they were away and noticed their old, tattered dog...
Small Business Saturday
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3 Unique Ways to Succeed on Small Business Saturday

Sandwiched in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday is Small Business Saturday, a holiday that is dedicated to supporting small businesses by “shopping small” in communities throughout the nation. Created by American Express in 2010, this holiday has been steadily growing among entrepreneurs and consumers. In 2016, American Express reported that Small Business Saturday hit...
Cyber Monday
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Cyber Monday Gives a Big Boost to Mobile Commerce

Here is an accurate prediction for a change: No matter how Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales turn out, one big winner of the Thanksgiving shopping extravaganza will be mobile commerce. Mobile sales grew almost 53 percent from 2014 to 2015 on Cyber Monday, earning $514 million of the $3.07 billion total revenue for the...