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Grow Customer Engagement This Holiday Season With Free Giveaways

Offering customers and prospects free giveaways can be a powerful strategy to increase brand visibility, drive engagement and increase sales, especially during the holiday season. Although giving away free products may seem counterintuitive, well-executed giveaways and contests can help you achieve rapid growth.

11 Key Steps to Take After a Startup Investor Turns Down Your Pitch

After a startup investor turns down your idea, what is the first thing you should do as you approach next steps? 1. Understand Why Ask why they are turning you down.


Make Your Employees Feel Valued With These 6 Festive Gifts

If you didn’t already finish your holiday shopping over the Black Friday and Cyber Monday weekend, you might start stressing as the end-of-year holidays inch closer and closer. Maybe you have picked out the perfect gifts for family members but don’t know what to get each employee on your team.


14 Design Elements to Make Your Office or Storefront Stand Out

Your office or retail space may be in need of an overhaul. Redesigning these areas can provide more flow and efficiency in their design and function. Through the use of lighting, space and new amenities, you can greatly improve the work area for your employees or make it more inviting for customers to engage with you.

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19 Social Media Metrics That Really Matter—And How to Track Them

“So,” says your boss, “can we talk data?”

As a social media manager, that’s your cue.

It’s your chance to demonstrate the value of your work, the impact of the decisions you’ve made.

How to Give Your Boss Constructive Criticism and Still Keep Your Job

If you think you’re the only person who’s ever dreamed of chucking a ninja star at your boss, think again. The sadistic smartphone game Beat the Boss has been downloaded eight million times and spawned two highly popular sequels.

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Rage-Quitting: Why Are We So Quick to Quit?

There probably aren’t too many people out there who haven’t dreamed of telling off their boss once and for all. I mean really letting them have it—desks swept clean, chair overturned, shouted denunciations, the whole bit.


How important has written communication been to your success?

While most of us wouldn’t hesitate to go on a first date with a pretty face, we probably wouldn’t go much further without a connection. How, exactly, do two parties connect?