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Nate Nead

Here’s Why Your Business Should Take Blogging More Seriously

by / ⠀Blog Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 26, 2020

Blogging is one of those things that businesses see as an optional investment – a nice-to-have. Most business owners or marketing professionals will admit that it can be helpful, but then allocate all of their budgeted time and resources to other initiatives, strategies, and tactics. But what if blogging is more than a nice-to-have? What if it’s a must-have – an investment with the potential to transform your…

5 Tasks Businesses Can (And Probably Should) Outsource

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Startup Advice / October 15, 2020

Your business only has so much time, energy, and manpower. If you try doing everything on your own, you’ll eventually exhaust your resources and hurt your business. The question is, what do you outsource and what do you continue to handle in-house? To Outsource, or to Keep In-House? That is the Question Some tasks are intended to be handled internally. And if you hand them off to someone…

5 Growth Secrets and Hacks for Marketing Agencies

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship Personal Branding Startup Advice / October 7, 2020

The competition in the agency space is staggering. Over the past five years in particular, there’s been an explosion of activity. Low barriers to entry combined with an influx of “gurus” teaching people how to launch their own agencies and build “lifestyle businesses” has created unnecessary friction. And if you’re one of the entrepreneurs who is serious about building a successful agency, you’re probably frustrated by all of…

The 5 Biggest Content Marketing Mistakes You Can Make in 2020

by / ⠀Personal Branding Startup Advice / October 2, 2020

It’s 2020 and content is still king. But not just any content will do. Quality has and always will be more important than quantity. Unfortunately, most brands don’t get this. And this leads to a cascading list of other mistakes that limit effectiveness and lead to diminishing returns. If you want to maximize your results and do more with the content you produce for your business, it starts…

Believe This Link Building Myth at Your Own Peril

by / ⠀Blog / September 24, 2020

Over the past decade, a debate has raged on. It’s a debate that began in the highly technical circles of the SEO world and has gradually spilled out onto the main stage of marketing. We’re talking about the debate over the efficacy of backlinks and link building, of course. And if you have an improper understanding of the truth, it could have a dramatic and decisively negative impact…

Now is the Perfect Time for a Business Health Check

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / September 18, 2020

You don’t always go to the doctor when you’re sick. Sometimes you go simply because you want to make sure everything is okay. These visits are called physicals or checkups. Sometimes they uncover issues, but most of the time they offer opportunities to understand your body and what’s going on beneath the surface. In this regard, your business is like your body. With regular checkups, you’ll give your…

The Rise of the Solopreneur (And 4 Tips for Success)

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / August 21, 2020

Solopreneur – it’s kind of a goofy word, but it’s one that’s enjoyed a tremendous rise in popularity and usage over the past decade. More specifically, it’s taken off in the last three to five years. And if you find yourself among this burgeoning group of young professionals, it’s often helpful to understand what works. In this article, we’ll dive into some of the rules and tips for…

Business Negotiations: How to Successfully Change a Person’s Mind

by / ⠀Finding Customers Startup Advice / August 3, 2020

In most areas of life, it’s perfectly acceptable to have differences of opinion. But if someone has an opinion that is problematic or destructive, you may feel compelled to try and persuade that person to your way of thinking. For example, if someone ignores health recommendations, carries bigoted beliefs, or exercises cruelty in certain situations, you may feel a moral obligation to try and move them to a…

Is Guest Blogging the Single-Best Inbound Marketing Secret of 2020?

by / ⠀Blog Finding Customers / July 26, 2020

Inbound marketing is obviously anything that pulls someone in and generates traffic and/or leads through marketing initiatives and related content. Inbound marketing typically includes things like websites, ebooks, emails, social media, and blogging. And if you really want to get the most out of the blogging portion of your inbound marketing strategy, you need to leverage guest blogging. What is Guest Blogging? At its core, guest blogging is…

Why Link Building Is About More Than Just SEO

by / ⠀Entrepreneurship / July 10, 2020

If you’ve heard of link building before, it was probably in the context of search engine optimization (SEO). And to be sure, link building is highly associated with SEO; in fact, it’s a critical component of any SEO strategy. But if you’re not interested in SEO, or if SEO isn’t your primary marketing strategy, you might write off or underestimate the value of link building services. The reality…

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