Small Business

3 Alternatives to traditional blog writing
Marketing, Strategy
January 13, 2022
3 Alternatives to traditional blog writing

By Felicia Guthrie Blogging can be great for professionals, the everyday person, and businesses alike for various reasons, for example, blogging can help you establish yourself as a go-to expert, can increase website traffic, and more. It’s great if you want to start blogging, but what if you don’t enjoy writing or if you feel […]

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How to overhaul your marketing content with a great blogging strategy
Marketing, Strategy
January 6, 2022
How to overhaul your marketing content with a great blogging strategy

By Candace Huntly We’re past the halfway point in the first week of the year and most of us fall into three categories: You have set goals for the year, and you’re excited to be taking the first steps to achieving them – because you have a plan. You have set goals for the year, […]

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3 Reminders that entrepreneurship success doesn’t happen overnight
Business, Entrepreneurship
November 18, 2021
3 Reminders that entrepreneurship success doesn’t happen overnight

By Felicia Guthrie As an entrepreneur, there are likely going to be days, weeks, months, even years, when you feel like you’re toiling away with little reward. You may see other entrepreneurs reaching huge milestones, maybe even achieving “overnight success.” While it can feel like everyone is going viral or blowing up overnight, the reality […]

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4 ways your personal social media can help grow your business
Entrepreneurship, Marketing
November 11, 2021
4 ways your personal social media can help grow your business

By Candace Huntly By now, you have probably heard all the stats about social media usage… There are billions of people all over the world who use social media across different platforms… You’ve likely also seen the recent popularity explosion of TikTok across multiple age demographics throughout the pandemic… And you may have even experienced […]

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3 entrepreneurs who started small and built empires
Business, Entrepreneurship
November 4, 2021
3 entrepreneurs who started small and built empires

By Felicia Guthrie There are lots of entrepreneurs who started small and built empires. You’re probably familiar with a handful of them, like Steve Jobs, Steve Wozniak, Bill Gates, and Mark Zuckerberg. Today, I wanted to focus on a few entrepreneurs whose names may be a little less known, but whose businesses are major today. […]

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Small Business Marketing Checklist
Business, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Strategy
October 28, 2021
Small Business Marketing Checklist

  By Candace Huntly It’s no secret that we love small businesses at SongBird. It’s also no secret that starting a business is hard and the ride is more like a roller coaster than a glide to the top. Just because you are just getting started – or you think you’re too small – doesn’t […]

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Can a small business survive without social media?
Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Strategy
October 14, 2021
Can a small business survive without social media?

By Candace Huntly Can your small business survive without social media? I would answer a verrry tentative maybe. While there are pros and cons to getting active on social media with your business (just like any strategy you choose, BTW!), you need to make sure that you are making the right decision for you and […]

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Customer Service vs Customer Experience – Which is Better?
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
October 7, 2021
Customer Service vs Customer Experience – Which is Better?

By Trevor Shorte It’s the start of Small Business Month (officially it’s supposed to be for one week but unofficially, it lasts the entire month!) so we wanted to tackle a topic that is of great importance, especially to small businesses. I’ve mentioned this before but if you can’t find people to give you money […]

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3 Reasons to Start a Business in the Summer
Business, Entrepreneurship, Strategy
July 8, 2021
3 Reasons to Start a Business in the Summer

By Trevor Shorte Is the summer a good time to start a business? That’s a somewhat loaded question. If you are starting a seasonal business, say selling ski and snowboard accessories, summer might not be the best time for you to be able to get the attention of your target audience with your message. If […]

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How Startup Communities Can Breathe Life Into Your Business Idea
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June 3, 2021
How Startup Communities Can Breathe Life Into Your Business Idea

By Trevor Shorte There’s an old African proverb that says “It takes a village to raise a child” which means that a child is better off when the entire community plays a part in raising and teaching it. The same thing can be said of creating and building your startup. The beginning of a business […]

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