Small Businesses and the Social Media Game

Open for Small Business

The United States hit its stride and really started proving out the concepts of pure capitalism when it embraced small business growth. While big companies have always played a role, it has been shown that small businesses are the ones that drive the economy. As small business numbers improve, the economy improves. As small business numbers fall, the economy falls. The same cannot be said about large corporations other than the catastrophes attached to recent real estate an automotive challenges.

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Time at Work: Wasted

Office Space

There are plenty of people out there who believe that their work a waste of time. That’s not even taking into account the amount of non-work that goes into play at the office. If we really look closely at our daily activities, we’ll probably find that we could be a heck of a lot more efficient with our activities.

In this older-but-still-relevant infographic from Atlassian Blogs, we take a look at those things that are, well, holding us back and keeping us from actually getting all of our work done. We encourage you to click through to the post itself as they have done a great job at making this an interactive infographic.

Here’s a very small taste:

Productivity Lost Infographic

Simple and Real Ways to Make Business Content

Content Marketing Strategy

When you read the articles or see the infographics about creating content for your business, you’ll find that a lot of them seem to focus on buzz words and pie-in-the-sky ideas that don’t really help. They come across more like self-esteem builders than actual functional tutorials or tips. This one is different.

Writing content that can help your business is not magic. It doesn’t take a Pulitzer Prize winning journalist or a Master’s Degree in Marketing to make it happen. It takes knowledge of the subjects, sparks of ideas, and a willingness to do what it takes to make it happen. You can watch a Tony Robbins video or you can check out this infographic by Spundge.

Business Content Creation Infographic

A Quick and Easy Guide to Achieving Goals

Touchdown

They say a goal is a dream with a deadline. It makes for a great saying but is it really that easy? Well, almost.

Sometimes, the easiest way to achieve your goals is to make them the right ones from the beginning. If your goal is to be rich, that’s not really something that can actually get you there. The intermediate goals that can help you achieve the end goal are the ones that you’ll want to focus on. Otherwise, you’ll be stuck in a rut and wondering for years why you’re still not rich.

Here is a quick infographic from iHarry that breaks down the steps from setting to achieving.

Achieving Goals Infographic

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