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Want to learn more about eCommerce? Here's a good resource:
http://business.tutsplus.com/tutorials/what-is-ecommerce--cms-25820

#ecommerce #smallbusiness  
If you are thinking about starting a business, you may have heard the term eCommerce. You may have even wondered whether eCommerce is for you or how to get started. In this post I answer your questions about eCommerce. I'll explain what it is and explore the basics of how to get started. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Medium; Tags: eCommerce, Entrepreneurship, Shopify, How-To, Startups, Business
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In case  you missed it.  #smallbiz, #business, #freelance 
 
If you run a business, you need to know how to write a business proposal. Whether it's a web design proposal, a graphic design proposal, a copywriting proposal, or some other type of proposal—it needs to be good. Your clients want to see a description of how you'll help them. #proposals #business http://ow.ly/XB60n
Does the idea of writing a business proposal scare you? Maybe you know you need to put together a solid web design proposal, graphic design proposal, or other business proposal, but you have no idea where to start. Maybe you've written business proposals, but you're unhappy with the results you've been getting. You can do better. | Difficulty: Intermediate; Length: Medium; Tags: Proposals, Sales, Writing, Templates, How-To
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Looking for a new job this year?  Spruce up your resume with this advice.
 
In this tutorial, I'll explain how to create a good basic resume with proper resume sections and resume headings. I'll also describe why your resume structure is important and share a few go-to template resources. http://ow.ly/X04Qb #resume #marketing #writing
Your resume is still important. With the growing popularity of online networking, you may be tempted to ignore your resume. Don't do it! Ignoring your resume is a huge mistake. In today's crowded job market, your resume still needs to stand out. In most cases, your resume will be the first information that a potential employer sees. Having the right resume formatting and resume structure can get your job search off to the right start. | Difficult...
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Always helpful.
 
Headline hacks anyone? Feel free to share your own strategies. 
According to Copyblogger, 80% of people never read past the headline of a web page. The headline is where you make your first impression on your reader and
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Helpful content, but that headline is horrible! "Growth hacking"? "Monster headlines"? Please.
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In case you missed my post last week...
If you are thinking about starting a business, you may have heard the term eCommerce. You may have even wondered whether eCommerce is for you or how to get started. In this post I answer your questions about eCommerce. I'll explain what it is and explore the basics of how to get started. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Medium; Tags: eCommerce, Entrepreneurship, Shopify, How-To, Startups, Business
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Starting a new online business? Here's what you need to know. What Is eCommerce? http://business.tutsplus.com/tutorials/what-is-ecommerce--cms-25820 via @tutsplus #ecommerce #startup  
If you are thinking about starting a business, you may have heard the term eCommerce. You may have even wondered whether eCommerce is for you or how to get started. In this post I answer your questions about eCommerce. I'll explain what it is and explore the basics of how to get started. | Difficulty: Beginner; Length: Medium; Tags: eCommerce, Entrepreneurship, Shopify, How-To, Startups, Business
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Having trouble closing the deal? Your proposals could be the problem. Learn how to write better proposals. http://business.tutsplus.com/tutorials/how-to-write-a-winning-business-proposal--cms-25755 #smallbusiness #freelancing
Does the idea of writing a business proposal scare you? Maybe you know you need to put together a solid web design proposal, graphic design proposal, or other business proposal, but you have no idea where to start. Maybe you've written business proposals, but you're unhappy with the results you've been getting. You can do better. | Difficulty: Intermediate; Length: Medium; Tags: Proposals, Sales, Writing, Templates, How-To
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Job hunting in 2016? Make sure your resume is up to date with this informative tutorial.  #business #jobsearch #resumes  
Your resume is still important. With the growing popularity of online networking, you may be tempted to ignore your resume. Don't do it! Ignoring your resume is a huge mistake. In today's crowded job market, your resume still needs to stand out. In most cases, your resume will be the first information that a potential employer sees. Having the right resume formatting and resume structure can get your job search off to the right start. | Difficult...
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I'm getting some good comments on this topic. Why not join the discussion? #freelancing #newyear  
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Great list of suggestions from freelance writers (including yours truly).
 
Have you set good goals for your freelance writing business this year? See what successful freelance writers -- including +Carol Tice, +Lori Widmer, +Laura Spencer, +Anne Wayman, and +Jennifer Mattern -- have to say about what you need to do to boost your 2016 income. 
What top freelance writers say about setting goals for 2016. There’s a surprising variety!
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Freelance Copywriter, Blogger, and Business Writer
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  • WritingThoughts
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Laura Spencer is a freelance copywriter who specializes in writing effective copy for businesses.
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Laura is a Texas freelance writer with over 20 years of experience. She has managed her own writing business since 2002. Laura’s current writing specialties include: business writing, copywriting, editing, and web content.
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A few years ago Laura wrote the How to Start A Freelance Writing Business ebook. Recently, she co-authored another ebook with Carol Tice, The Step By Step Guide to Freelance Writing Success.
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I worked with Pamil Visions on a project a few years ago and I would work with them again. The agency is both imaginative and innovative. When you combine that with the fact that Mihaela and Phil are both very knowledgeable about PR you definitely have a winning combination.
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