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How to Stay One Step Ahead With Your Marketing Campaigns

Staying ahead of the competition is vital and in marketing, it’s no different.

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How To Stay On Social Media Without Losing Your Mind

I was recently emailing with a dear friend whom I only get to see about once every five years. Our visits are few and far between — not because we live in different cities (she is in New York and I’m in Boston) — but because we work in completely separate industries, and I suspect that we both suffer from the “I wish the week had 40 more hours” mentality. One day soon, I am going to buy a farm and work from home and send emails (or postcards) to friends inviting them to “come see the new lambs that were born last week.” Until then, I do whatever it takes to squeeze in as much time as I can with as many inspiring people as I know. And when I can’t be with them in person, I manage to keep up with their major and minor life events through social media. Last week, I logged onto Facebook and typed in this friend’s name, suddenly wondering if she was around as I began planning for a trip to Manhattan. When I couldn’t find her on my Friends List, my first thought was: Maybe she unfriended me? (My self-esteem is impressive like that.) A quick search of the entire Facebook and all of our mutual friends confirmed that this individual could not be found. She wasn’t there. She left. She got out.

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Has Fitbit Been Stealing Trade Secrets? Judge Says No (Watch)

Fitbit is facing heavy competition in the fitness wearables department. And because of it, it’s a lightning rod for criticism.

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Time Running Out to Take Advantage of Error in USPS Shipping Rates

USPS says a change in its First-Class Mail Parcel Retail rates is to correct an anomaly that had it charging too little for the smallest packages.

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Advisers managing $587M join Wells Fargo from Morgan Stanley

The group opened Encore Wealth Management at Wells Fargo Advisors Financial Network.

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9 Tips to Ship Anything Fragile for Your Business

Some businesses thrive on fragile merchandise, especially in the handmade niche market. And if your customer receives something broken, it’s lost hard work, money, and your reputation at risk.

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8 Businesses You Can Run from a Self Storage Facility

Storage lockers needn’t be some forgetful place where you keep your excess.

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9 Costs to Consider Before Hiring a Custom App Developer

Here are a number of things to think long and hard about before you make the decision to hire someone to develop your company’s mobile app.

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New Research Says Houseplants Can Make Businesses Safer (Watch)

Who knew a few ponytail and parlor palms could have such a benefit? New research shows that having houseplants in your office — so, office plants then — can help reduce the presence of dangerous Volatile Organic Compounds and other common toxins.

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Saving Europe, One Entrepreneur At A Time

My son and young people around Europe offer a window into the kind of entrepreneurship crucial to the region’s future.

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