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4 Successful Entrepreneurs Who Will Inspire You to Push Past Failure

When you get stuck in a rut, it’s difficult to believe that anything good can come from the experience. However, there are people who endured epic moments of failure but who ultimately succeeded, and these people started out just like you - aspiring or new...
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If “Giving Back” Makes You Cringe…

As Thanksgiving approaches, we feel all the annual nostalgia for smokey woods, sweet potato casserole, and endless football games. But while we enjoy everyone and everything that has made our lives #blessed, we sometimes miss out on an invaluable opportunity... Giving...

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Starting a Business in Virginia? Read this First

Virginia is not just for lovers. It’s also for motivated business owners who are looking for a thriving environment where their companies can pick up speed and survive in a competitive marketplace. Don’t just take our word for it. Before we dive into some reasons why...

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A Local’s Guide to Cheap Eats in Richmond

As a native to Richmond, I often get asked the question, “Where are the best places to eat in the area?” Not much else convinces folks better than word-of-mouth recommendations and other people saying, “The food there is amazing,” so I’ve compiled a list of...

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How to Help after Hurricanes: Weathering the Storm Together

The anticipation surrounding hurricane Harvey and Irma is over but the devastation wreaked by these two storms isn’t. Millions of people are without power and are facing the loss of their houses and businesses and in some cases, their loved ones. Listening to news...

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5 Reasons Email Marketing Is Still Effective

Is email marketing a thing of the past? Does it still have a positive impact on customers and motivate them to engage with businesses? If you’re wondering whether you should still be creating email marketing campaigns for your targeted audiences, take a seat. The...

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How to Maximize Your Organic Reach on Facebook

You already know that social media is beneficial for your business, but are you having trouble getting your Facebook posts to reach enough people? If you’re looking to maximize the organic reach of your content, you’ve come to the right place! Let’s dive into some...

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3 Signs Your Web Designer is the Real Deal

With the rise of “Do-it-yourself” website builders, anyone can claim they’re a “web designer.” Nowadays, people are in such a rush to have someone design their website, they don’t consider checking credentials. It’s important to do some background research, first,...

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How to Rank Well on Google

So, your website is excellent, but it’s still having trouble in its search ranks? A client of ours called with the same concern, and after a deep explanation, paired with several solutions, he noticed an immediate change. “How do I show up better on Google?” We’re...

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Mastering the Work/Life Balance

We know stress is unhealthy, yet, most of us deal with it on a daily basis at work. From early mornings to late evenings, many people find themselves working overtime providing for the family and life they don’t have time to enjoy. Yes, you love your job and enjoy...

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Establishing Your Emerging Business

Starting a small business is exhilarating and exhausting and terrifying, and to feel those emotions in your bones is also to know that your efforts can’t be in vain.

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Web Hosting 101

Creating a website can be pretty confusing for first-timers, especially for those who aren’t millennials. For many of you business owners, however, the concept is a lot easier to grasp once explained. If you have or plan to start your own business, you understand the...

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Internet Marketing Tips

Ah, the internet: a resourceful, convenient, and now, powerful mechanism in today’s society. Where newspapers, direct mail, billboards, and commercials were once prominent avenues for marketing and advertising, the internet has replaced and taken lead. Small...

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Managing your Website

Your new website has finally been launched—congrats! Now, with a strong online presence, your company has the potential to increase its recognition and revenue. As time progresses, however, and business increases, you may experience a hectic work schedule and rarely...

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Logos: The Minds Behind the Design

Business for you has been well, yet is noticeably reaching a plateau. Something needs to be done to enhance its recognition for current customers, yet appeal to new customers. You’ve come to the realization that your business should have….no...needs a logo. After all,...

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Follow the Rhythm of Google Algorithm

They say that the world changes every 4 years: fashion trends, presidents, and especially technology. Google (every millennial's go-to) is fully aware of these changes, especially those that take place on the internet. In fact, it’s actually one step ahead. Google’s...

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The Truth About Copywriting

Words are valuable. Not only are they a form of communication, but when written, they become the visual representation of our ideas and brand. Unfortunately, many potentially-successful businesses reach a plateau in their sales due to, literally, a lack of better...

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Top 3 Tips for Creating a Logo

So, you’ve finally brought your idea to life, had a few folks hop on board, signed all necessary paperwork and BAM….you’ve started a business. After reading through your business owner to-do list, you remember the one thing that should’ve been listed at the very...

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Starting a New Business in 2015?

Let's face it... the statistics are stacked against you... Right?  As alluring as it may seem to be your own boss, make your own schedule, and start a company that does things the way YOU think they should be done...the stats say that your new business has less than a...

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