The Shocking Truth About Small Business Marketing Plans

1/2 of Small Businesses don't have a marketing plan for their small business. “According to a survey of 350 small and medium business (SMB) owners, 50% do not have a marketing plan for 2019.”  A marketing plan is the...

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How to Learn More About Business for Free

As Joyce M. Rosenberg highlighted in her article titled “Need to learn more about business? You have many options” in the Washington Post, there are a number of options to learn more about business for free.  But, it’s good to...

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4 Tips for Expanding Your Small Business into New Markets

In Michelle Guilbeau’s article “3 Tips for Expanding Your Small Business Into a New Market” on Radio.com, she sites 3 ways for expanding your small business. Expanding your small business via vertical markets Selling paper to public schools makes you part...

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3 Golden Rules to Nail a Pitch

It amazing how many pitches are wasted. They could have easily been saved by following these three golden rules to nail a pitch. First Golden Rule to Nail a Pitch: Have an elevator pitch that is less than 10...

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Marketing Content That Sells & How to Create It

Rieva Lesonsky wrote a very nice blog post ‘How to Create Marketing Content That Gets Attention” for the Small Business Administration's Blog.  But, it takes more that attention in order to create marketing content that sells. She does a great...

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4 Tips to Secure a Small Business Loan

When trying to secure a small business loan, there are 4 things to consider. In her article in the Hawaii Business Journal, Ms. Lee talks about the first “Know your credit score:…Your credit score is a crucial part of how...

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How to Write an Elevator Pitch is Under 10 Minutes

A strong elevator pitch is a primary tool when looking to raise funds.  Most entrepreneurs are so passionate about their ideas that it is really very challenging for them to write their elevator pitch succinctly.  So much is...

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3 Ways to Get the Best Talent More Often

Small businesses often struggle to get the best talent. Talent is the most value asset that businesses have. The most valuable assets of a 20th-century company were its production equipment. The most valuable asset...

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5 Hacks to Increase a Small Business Owner’s Long-term Success

Jeff Shurford says, “If you want to increase your odds of long-term success as a small business owner, it’s time to get strategic with your approach to growth.” We couldn’t agree more.  As we said in our blog...

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3 Avoidable Mistakes that Can Blow Your Pitch

The team at ProStrategix has attended countless pitches, and we’ve found that the 3 most avoidable mistakes that can blow your pitch are outlined below. Having an elevator pitch that is more than 5-10 seconds Investors are busy.  They...

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