5 Common Social Media Marketing Mistakes That Small Business Make

Posted by Paul Terranova on Nov 13, 2019 11:15 AM

In the digital age, small businesses have limitless choices in how to market to their target audiences. Small businesses can use a variety of social media platforms, from Linkedin to YouTube. They can announce new product lines and directly respond to customer questions on Twitter for everyone to see. They can use geofilters on Snapchat to transform a person's face into a cyborg, dog, superhero, or taco. These marketing options are available even for businesses with limited budgets, and the possibilities are limited only by the marketer’s creativity.

Of course, it’s difficult to make a noticeable splash in a large body of water, and the internet is a virtual ocean. To be successful, a social media marketing campaign must be crafted and delivered strategically.

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8 Stages of the Entrepreneurial Process

Posted by Skye Learning Team on Oct 29, 2019 11:47 AM

When starting a new venture or business, there is a sequential process that you can follow to help you stay on course. This process can be broken down into eight stages, starting with discovery and ending with implementation.   

Much of the entrepreneurial process is focused on developing a product or service and planning how to successfully introduce it into the marketplace. To do this successfully, you need strong leadership in place. Leadership is particularly central to Stage Four: Strategic Planning, in which the vision for the venture is established.

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Differences between Entrepreneurship and Small Business

Posted by Jeff Flanders on Apr 30, 2019 10:15 AM

There is a difference between being an entrepreneur and running and owning a small business. While it is true that most successful businesses start small, the approach that an entrepreneur takes differs from that of a small business owner.

The following infographic summarizes some of those key differences.

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