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Creative Professionals: How Can You Protect Your Ideas?

By | January 4th, 2018|Advice for creative workers, Career Advice, Innovation in the workplace|

Are you one of the many who make their living by coming up with new ideas? Whether you are in sales, advertising, design, public relations, or any field that requires a steady stream of original thought, you have probably noticed that your unique initiatives are [...]

2017’s Top Online Business Models: Who Were the Clever Ones This Year?

By | January 4th, 2018|Business & Economics, Business Models|

1.  E-mail marketing Topping the list is the most profitable online tool for any business.  Historically, for every single dollar invested in e-mail marketing, the return is between $30 and $50.  That’s right, an average of 4000 percent profit because people want to buy tangible products, information, [...]

Three Ways to Creatively Boost Your PR Strategy

By | December 29th, 2017|Branding, Business Marketing and Promotions, Career Advice, Promotions|

If you have found yourself aimlessly searching for new ideas to enhance your public relations tactics, it may be time to view your approach from an entirely new angle. Whether seeking to advance your own personal brand or that of your organization, it’s always important [...]

Six Ways to Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

By | December 28th, 2017|Career Advice, Executive Advice|

New Year’s resolutions are often viewed with mixed enthusiasm, simply because people make so many grand intentions which frequently fall through. The old adage of the importance of habit regularly comes into play here. Yet, with this mind, what can one do to stay motivated [...]

Jeff Bezos’s 5 Unconventional Tips for Successful Leadership

By | December 22nd, 2017|Entrepreneurial advice|

Who is Jeff Bezos? While most are familiar with his name, those who aren’t should certainly be well-acquainted with the world’s top grossing internet retailer, Amazon.com, of which he is both founder and CEO. In 2015, Amazon even exceeded Walmart as the largest overall retailer in the U.S. In its earliest [...]

How Companies Can Improve Their Google Rankings

By | December 20th, 2017|Business Marketing and Promotions, SEO|

The importance of Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is of such regard that the topic barely registers consideration. Unless your company has been under a rock for the last decade and change, the methods and manners by which consumers (both direct and tangential) utilize the internet to meet [...]

Building Skills at Your Own Pace: Online Courses to Improve Your Career

By | December 16th, 2017|Business education, Career Advice, Online Courses|

Regardless of whether or not a course generates a paper document to hang on your wall, if it enhances your skills, it is undoubtedly worthwhile.  Some paid courses might give you a certificate of completion, for whatever that is worth, but you should know that [...]

An Entrepreneur’s Guide to Tax Obligations

By | December 14th, 2017|Business & Economics, Entrepreneurial advice, Tax advice|

When it comes to tax laws, it’s every business leader’s goal to protect his or her company from possible over or under payment, and of course, to avoid fines. Since tax obligations vary from one state to the next, a certain amount of research is [...]

Didn’t Get the Job? How to Use the Experience to Your Advantage

By | December 9th, 2017|Career Advice, Career Development, Job Search, Job Search Tips|

We’ve all been there: You’ve put in the leg-work, followed up with all the right people, you even had a potential contact within the company pulling for you; and yet, you didn’t get the job. There are understandable levels of frustration present when you feel [...]