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Referrals, Leads, and Contacts – It all leads to more business.

Written By: Cheryl Ellemberg, www.abdpromotions.com, www.gilroypromo.com Having a process for more referrals, leads and contacts is like knowing the secret to a good recipe.  What do you need to do to generate more business? What happens when you get a contact? Preparation and Opportunity = Success, right? To prepare for a contact, keep a few […]

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Ten SEO Link Building Strategies

online advertising Reposted by: www.abdpromotions.com Originally from:    www.aboutcrawler.com/ten-seo-link-building-strategies/ This is a great Top 10 list written on Aboutcrawler.com! Ten SEO Link Building Strategies Link building is one of the most important aspects of search engine optimization because quality links create a positive link popularity for your website or blog. Increasing the link popularity of […]

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Goal Setting for your Business

Written By: Cheryl Ellemberg, www.abdpromotions.com, www.gilroypromo.com Welcome in 2011!  This is a wonderful opportunity for businesses to think  about goal setting and how to make these goals really happen! Five steps to help get you there: 1) Be a Visionary – You know best what your business needs.  Allow yourself to dream and think about […]

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What NOT to Do When Advertising on Social Media

Reposted By: www.abdpromotions.com Written By: Judith Aquino, (Business Insider) Dec 17, 2010 – Facebook Deals, Groupon Stores, Foursquare, Gowalla — small business owners can take their pick when it comes to advertising through social media. It takes more than signing up on a few sites to pull in the dough, however. Savvy retailers know how […]

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Ten things I’ve learned (so far) about starting a freelance design business

Reposted by: www.abdpromotions.com http://graphicdesignblender.com/starting-a-freelance-design-business/comment-page-1#comment-5512 Originally Published Dec 14, 2010 by Dan Sweet Over the past few months I’ve been working on getting my freelance design business up and running. It’s definitely been a learning experience (in a good way, mostly), and I thought I’d share some tips that I’ve come across. Determining Business Structure There […]

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Marketing Tips: Are you a True Business Friend?

Reposted by www.abdpromotions.com Marketing Tips:  Are you a True Business Friend? Originally written through Noah Rickun’s Blog from 12/4/10 and The Gilroy Chamber of Commerce Business Focus Earning the friendship and trust of those you deal with will contribute to your success more than perhaps anything else.  These acquaintances, colleagues, partners, allies, vendors, customers, teammates […]

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3 Ways You Can Drive More Sales With Social Networks

Reposted by: www.abdpromotions.com from: http://www.morebusiness.com/social-media-tools Getting your small business on social sites and building a strong social media platform can help you gain more customers and ultimately make more sales. However, what specific actions can you perform on social media to drive more sales to your business? Here are a few ideas: Create Short Videos […]

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Distribute a Press Release

Reposted by: www.abdpromotions.com http://www.morebusiness.com/distribute-press-release Special Offer from MoreBusiness & PR Newswire Visit the PR Toolkit today!MoreBusiness has partnered with PR Newswire to offer you some terrific deals! Let PR Newswire help your small business gain valuable visibility. Their small business Web News Release harnesses the power of the Web by delivering your news to more […]

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October is here! Come celebrate with local wineries all throughout the nation.

When October comes, different memories come about.  Growing up on the East Coast, memories of apple picking, pies, hot cider and fall leaves come to mind.  Now that we’re on the West Coast, tours of wineries, harvest festivals and cool, comfortable weather has come about. No matter where you are in the United states, or […]

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