How to Impact Your Business in 2019 with Strong New Year's Resolutions

Posted on 12/12/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

New Year’s resolutions are often associated with goals that people set and – stop me if you’ve heard this one before – ultimately fall short of achieving. Don’t fall short of your business aspirations in 2019 and use specific goals to grow your operations, revenue streams and your brand’s online presence.

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How to Avoid 7 Terrible Product Development Mistakes In 2019

Posted on 11/29/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

Despite the widespread availability of powerful online tools, many organizations still have trouble creating, launching and marketing products that consumers will love. With 2018 coming to a close, it’s time to reflect on another whirlwind 12 months in tech and pinpoint some common mistakes your product development should avoid in the new year.

Discover how you can avoid the worst product development mistakes in 2019:

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How to Open a Dance Studio in 5 Easy Steps

Posted on 10/16/18 11:55 AM by Matt Fish

Pursuing your passion for dance and transforming it into a viable career is nothing short of a life-changing experience. Being an entrepreneur is exhilarating but it’s a process that also comes with a lot of extra responsibilities and challenges. Avoid feeling overwhelmed with these simple guidelines for opening your own dance studio.

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9 Apps That Reduce Distractions and Increase Productivity at Work

Posted on 10/4/18 2:59 PM by Elizabeth Simoneau

Staying focused at work is a challenge that stares us in the face every day. This is especially true if your role is growing at your workplace or your company is growing and expanding the team. Distractions are everywhere but, luckily, there are some magical online apps that can help make sure your day-to-day stays on track at all times.

Discover the best apps to help you stay productive at work, all day long:

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How Your Dance Studio Can Make a Great First Impression

Posted on 9/27/18 12:00 PM by Tracey Chamberlain & Matt Fish

In business, making a good first impression is everything. Leaving a lasting impression on a new customer (for better or for worse) can happen in the blink of an eye. They’ll be meeting you for the first time and, before you even say anything to them, will have already formed opinions about your brand. That’s why it’s crucial to nail that first face-to-face.

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How to Increase Online Registration for Your Classes & Activities

Posted on 9/25/18 9:00 AM by Matt Fish

There are plenty of ways your organization can boost the number of people registering for your services, activities or classes online, regardless of what industry you’re working in. Whether we’re talking about someone’s favorite recreation option or even just a free newsletter form, getting curious browsers to become loyal customers or followers takes careful planning and execution.

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The Biggest Budget Mistake You’re Probably Making (and How to Fix it)

Posted on 8/28/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

One of the biggest objections I’ve heard from organizations who aren’t willing to modernize their software solution sounds like this: “We don’t have the budget for it.” For some smaller organizations (especially non-profits), this is a legitimate concern; however, other businesses who cite a lack of funds find themselves in that position because of one common mistake.

Find out what big budget mistake often leads to a lack of software budget money:

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3 Ways Your Employees’ Mistakes Will Make Your Business Grow

Posted on 8/20/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

Everyone makes mistakes. You. Me. The barista who wrote the wrong name on your Starbucks latte. Everyone.

Leaders in the business world will probably tell you about the trial and error that went into growing their organization over time too. It’s a natural side effect of learning new skills and applying them to the work that you do every single day; this is why mistakes should never be overly demonized.

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3 Reasons Your Business Should Be Different Instead of Better

Posted on 8/8/18 12:00 PM by Francois Gaouette

Competition in business, as in other parts of life, is a natural occurrence. Multiple organizations vying for financial, marketing and branding superiority within the same community is one of the biggest challenges facing entrepreneurs and not-for-profit managers today. However, no matter what business strategies you're using, it’s not in being “better” than the competition that brands and businesses thrive – it’s in being different.

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How to Write a Business Plan in 8 Easy Steps

Posted on 7/26/18 12:00 PM by Matt Fish

When speaking to small business owners, entrepreneurs or managers of community organizations, the same question always comes up: Do you really need a business plan? Without a doubt, the answer is yes – even if you’re not starting from scratch.

Discover how to write a business plan in 8 easy steps:

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