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6 Best Cheap Email Hosting Providers Under $5/Month 2019

Email hosting providers give businesses access to email addresses they can use to communicate with customers and employees. Many businesses look for email they can get cheaply, so we reviewed more than 20 providers to find the top six under $5/month—including the best overall—based on security, support, and features for the price. Top 6 Cheap…

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Top 20 Profitable Home Business Ideas from the Pros

Thanks to technology, setting up a business at home is easier than ever and requires just a fraction of the cost it would take to start a brick-and-mortar establishment. We asked experts to share home-based business ideas and tips for anyone looking to gain financial independence while pursuing their passion. Here are 20 profitable home…

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How To Get a Free Email Domain: 3 Quick Methods To Set Up

An email domain is the part of an email address that follows the @ symbol; it is often customized to include your business name. This conveys a sense of professionalism and brand cohesion. To get a free email domain, sign up for web hosting and use your website domain to create a matching email domain….

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6 Best Cheap WordPress Hosting 2019

Cheap WordPress hosting providers allow users to set up a website from scratch using WordPress CMS for less than $10 per month. We reviewed over a dozen of the top hosting sites and chose the six best—including the best overall—based on price, usability, reliability, storage, and extras, such as free domain names and email addresses….

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Top 25 Google AdWords Display Network Tips From the Pros

Google offers a display network serving business ads that show up on related websites and content to target specific audiences. With millions of websites on their network and cheaper cost-per-click, you get more out of your advertising budget. We asked experts for pro tips to help you master Google Display Network in no time. Here…

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How to Advertise on Groupon in 2019: The Ultimate Guide

Groupon is a platform that facilitates the sale of coupons (known as vouchers) offered primarily by local businesses. Groupon advertising does not entail upfront vendor fees; instead, they collect 50% of each sale. To understand how to advertise on Groupon, simply choose your deal category, determine the discount, and add offer details. How Groupon Works…

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BBB Accreditation: What It Is & Why It Matters to Your Business

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is a private, nonprofit company that offers accreditation to businesses that meet a standard of trustworthiness and quality. This BBB accreditation also comes with a rating from A+ to F; those that receive accreditation with a high rating are more likely to attract quality-seeking consumers and increase sales. Becoming accredited…

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Social Media Statistics to Keep You on Track in 2019

Social media is an invaluable marketing tool, but it also changes rapidly, leaving businesses wondering how to adapt their strategies. Thankfully, there’s lots of data on social media usage to help direct your methods. Here are some statistics that can shed some light on how and where your social media marketing dollars are best spent….

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6 Best Domain Registrars 2019

A domain registrar allows you to search for and buy a domain to use with your business’ website and email address. We reviewed 20+ registrars to find the six best — including the best overall — that offer affordable .com and .net extensions, tools to prevent domain theft, matching email addresses, and helpful customer support….

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A/B Testing: What It Is & How to Maximize Performance

A/B testing is an optimization technique that creates a copy of an existing webpage, allowing you to change a specific feature (like a button or sign-up form) on the copied version and test which page performs better. The better-performing version is kept, which should result in higher clicks, conversions, or traffic. How A/B Testing Works…

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How to Build an Email List in 8 Steps

An email list is comprised of customer or prospect contact information and is a great way to send promotions or business information. Building a roster of customer email addresses can be done by pushing visitors to your site with ads, then offering a “freebie” (valuable information or a gift) in exchange for their contact information….

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Top 27 Creative Restaurant Marketing Ideas

While restaurant marketing is critical to bringing in diners, it’s not always clear what strategies work best. That’s why many owners choose to get creative with their marketing, leveraging everything from email blasts to special events. Fortunately, we’ve tapped restaurant industry experts to learn what types of marketing are best for restaurants. Here are the…

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.net vs .com: The Difference Between Domain Extensions 2019

When creating a website, users are required to pick a domain name accompanied by a domain extension. There are two main types of extensions that compete in the business realm: .net vs. .com. A .com extension is traditionally used by commercial businesses while a .net website extension generally denotes a network, email, or Internet service…

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33 Innovative Salon Marketing Ideas to Build Your Clientele

Salons are everywhere, and if you’re planning to get into the beauty business, it’s important to understand how you can market yourself to attract clients. To help you out, we spoke with industry professionals to get their advice so you can maximize your marketing and client base. Here are 33 salon marketing ideas from the…

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42 Creative Hotel Marketing Ideas to Attract More Customers

Hotels need to be creative in the ways they market themselves in order to stand out. It’s not enough to be listed on travel sites anymore—you need a polished website, positive online reviews, and high-quality content. To help, we spoke with experts to find the best hotel marketing ideas for your business. Here are 42…

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Top 27 Social Media Marketing Tips from the Pros

Statista reports that 77% of the U.S. population is on social media, yet there are still businesses without a social media presence in 2019. With proper attention, social media can have huge benefits for your company. We asked experts to share their insights on developing the best social media marketing strategies for businesses. Here are…

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6 Best Press Release Distribution Services 2019

Press release distribution services send your press releases to a network of targeted media outlets likely to publish articles or information about the news you’re promoting. We researched more than 15 press release distribution services to land at the top six—including the best overall—based on cost, word count, formatting, reach, and customer service. Top 6…

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Top 25 Free Advertising Sites the Pros Use 2019

Your advertising budget can go a long way by advertising for free on other sites. While you can find numerous options online like Craigslist, you’ll want to make sure you post on alternatives for the widest reach. We curated a list of the most popular free online advertising sites to help get you started. Here…

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6 Best Local SEO Services 2019

Optimizing for local search engine optimization (SEO) involves building and maintaining your business presence on your website and in online directories to help local customers find you in search results. We reviewed more than 30 top-rated local SEO companies that do this for you, landing on the top six — including the best overall —…

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