May 28, 2018
How to Improve Your Small Business Marketing

7 Ways to Improve Your Small Business Marketing

As a small business owner or manager, you have enough to do as it is with simply running your business. However, marketing your business is just […]
September 15, 2017
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Three Do-It-Yourself SEO Steps You Can Take On Your Website Today

Tackling your business website’s SEO (search engine optimization) can be an intimidating task. Getting your business on the first page of Google may seem like quite a […]
June 4, 2014

The Biggest Lie Ever Told to Small Business Owners About Marketing and What to Do About It

Paying a low monthly fee to automate your marketing and get customers for your business seems like the Holy Grail nowadays. This is the latest version […]
November 20, 2013

Should I start my own business?

Every once in a while I get pulled into a conversation about quitting jobs and starting businesses. It goes like this: “Things at work suck, I […]
November 20, 2013

How do I start my own business?

Starting your own business is a big step in your life and it’s important to take into account all the different factors that will make your […]
August 15, 2013

How to Create a Facebook Business Page

Facebook business page – A how-to guide Social media has become increasingly important for small businesses. With over one billion users, Facebook is one of the most important […]
June 19, 2013
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What is Marketing?

Many years ago marketing was a well defined field of study with a well documented marketing process. Today, all of this has changed and marketing has […]
March 29, 2013
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How to Use Facebook's New "Replies" Feature

This Monday, Facebook launched two new features for their Pages: replies and threaded comments. Facebook’s objective is clear, to improve conversations between you and your customers […]
February 2, 2013

5 Great Superbowl Commercials to Inspire Small Business Owners

It’s that time of the year; the time when everyone is rooting for their team, getting ready to watch the game… and the commercials: Superbowl XLVII […]
November 27, 2012
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How To Win Customers Back

You might have read our recent blog post on word of mouth marketing where we talked about providing a great customer experience. Unfortunately we aren’t all perfect […]
October 25, 2012
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How Much Should I Spend on Marketing?

We hear this question numerous times every week from small business owners who want to understand how much money it will take to get more customers […]
October 1, 2012
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How to Grow Your Small Business

Every successful business owner knows that starting or running your small local business isn’t easy. Every day brings new challenges, from sales and marketing to accounting […]
August 15, 2012

How to Manage Your Small Business Contacts

Every local business owner communicates with customers on a daily basis, whether it’s on the phone, by email, or in person. Every one of these customers […]
July 9, 2012

ThriveHive Closes $1.5 M in Seed Funding to Transform Local Small Business Marketing

  Funding Enables ThriveHive to Accelerate Growth and Acquisition in the Local Small Business Market Cambridge, MA – July 9, 2012 – ThriveHive, an innovative marketing […]
March 29, 2012
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5 Ways to Build an Online Audience

You have built a website and you already have your SEO working the right way. Potential customers are coming your way, but for some reason people […]
March 20, 2012
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8 Tips to Help You Prepare for Facebook’s New Business Pages

You might have heard that Facebook is rolling out a new business page design. You need to prepare your page and customize it to ensure that […]
February 29, 2012

Engaging Content: How to Increase Web Traffic and Reduce Bounce Rate

Creating engaging content is critical if you want to attract people to your website and keep them on the site once they get there.  This article […]