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3 Gmail tricks that can save you hours every week

August 20, 2014

Vik Singh is CEO and co-founder of Infer, a provider of data-powered business applications. It’s totally unbearable and massively inefficient to process countless emails every day. And yet, to have any chance of success in today’s information world, you must communicate via email. As you succeed, you become more networked, and more dependent on others to achieve…

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5 Questions to Determine If You're Ready to Be an Entrepreneur

August 20, 2014

The only difference between people who want to be entrepreneurs and the ones who actually are is the work and the risk of getting started. If you feel like you want to be an entrepreneur but aren’t certain if you’re ready yet, here are five questions to help you determine your capabilities. 1. How comfortable…

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Creating an Editorial Calendar

August 18, 2014

I came across this article on Editorial Calendars by Arianne Griffiths on her blog All Up in Your Pixel and another article on Creating an Editorial Calendar by Snap Creativity.  They offer excellent advice and tips.  Calendars/Plans give you an easy way to be organized and focused in your marketing efforts. An editorial calendar is…

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Dog Days of Summer….5 Simple Acts to Take Right Now

July 30, 2014

The months of July and August can be slower ones for many small businesses in North America.  While we’ve got a thing or two to learn from some other cultures about taking a “real” holiday, many business owners and their clients take vacations and spend less time thinking about business during the summer months. You…

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A 5 Step Internet Marketing Plan That's Affordable and Effective

July 30, 2014

  A planned, organized Internet marketing campaign with rotation through a variety of targeted sites, is not hard to coordinate, does not need to cost a great deal of money and can generate traffic and sales faster than Search Engine Optimization (SEO) and/or social media marketing efforts. It takes a bit of research and a…

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Monster Minder

July 17, 2014

This month, BACD is proud to profile Beverley Horodnyk, Owner of Monster Minder, your local pet sitter and more! Bev is a retired Police Officer with a lifelong passion for animals of all kinds. She founded Monster Minder to pursue her love of animals and serve the needs of their busy owners in the Durham…

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