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Giving Thanks For Hemp, The Super Crop That’s Making A Legalized Comeback
"There’s been no better time than now to get involved with hemp agribusiness in the United States."
The digital marketing world's best-kept secret: 'No one has it figured out'
“'Where’s the button that tells me what all this data means?'”
Should You Let Your Employees Work From Home?
"As telecommuting and remote work policies become standard among today's employers, more and more research has been done about the effects of this increasingly popular perk."
Thinking About Writing for a Content Mill? Proceed With Caution
"I had a terrible feeling in my gut: $1 per article? That’s nuts, right?"
Freelancing 101: What Every Potential Freelancer Should Know
"However, being a self-employed freelancer means owning your own business."
DIY Social Media Strategies for Small Businesses
"'There's a lot of great content out there,' one of Peters' slides read. 'We can all be publishers!'"
What Customers Want from Social Commerce
"Brands that want to enter the social commerce space should first have a basic understanding of how it works on popular social channels."
4 Strategies to Build and Track Audience Engagement
"While you don't need to analyze every single metric, you should focus on specific measurements that work toward achieving an established goal."
How to break into the medical cannabis industry
"Know what you’re good at and incorporate cannabis into it."
Grassroots: What Philly is quietly doing to become a greener metropolis
"Sustainability doesn’t mean compromising beauty."
Amanda Steinberg wants you to stop saying that women are risk-averse
"After eight years of running a finance media platform for women, she wanted to further dismantle the idea that women are incapable of achieving financial independence and success."
What to Do About Freelance Writing When You Update Your Resume
"Do you focus on prestigious publications? The quantity of clips you’ve accumulated? Or skills you’ve picked up on as a small business owner?"
Promoting Diversity: Why Inclusive Communication and Involvement Matters
"As a small business owner, you can make a difference by starting small in your own office. Consider educating your employees on inclusive communication."
Why Design Matters for Small Businesses
"Your landing page should set the tone for your company and provide important information, making it easy for your audience to understand what products and/or services your business provides."
How to Use Social Media for Customer Service
"'It's not as simple as simply running your own social media account, because there's a lot of accountability to the public, and with a platform comes a lot of responsibility.'"