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12 Resources to Help Independent Retailers Succeed

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July 21, 2022,

From synergizing with Google Map Pack to using social media, there are several resources to help independent retailers succeed.

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Consumers Have Changed Their Shopping Behavior; Can You Keep Up?

Article Language: English
July 13, 2022,

As if the last few years haven't been tumultuous enough for small business owners, you must also adapt to new consumer buying behaviors. Impacted by the still-raging COVID-19 global pandemic, inflation, and lifestyle stages, today's consumers have changed where and how they buy.

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How to Make the Most of Independent Retailer Month

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July 4, 2022,

From reaching out to your local media to starting a “retailer of the year” award, there are many ways to make the most of independent retailer month.

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Vegan Distribution Q&A

Article Language: English
June 30, 2022,

AAPI Entrepreneur, Vegan Founder, and Animal Lover Shares Their Advice for Business Success

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Social Media for Small Business Owners: 11 Top Strategies

Article Language: English
June 23, 2022,

From responding to your audience to consistently posting content, there are several social media strategies for small business owners.

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The Emerging Impact of TikTok on Small Businesses

Article Language: English
June 14, 2022,

TikTok continues its upward trajectory. In the U.S., Apptopia reports TikTok was the number-one downloaded app—with 94 million downloads in 2021, up 6% over 2020. It is currently the sixth most-used social platform in the world.

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Social Selling Success

Article Language: English
May 10, 2022,

Social media has increasingly become a more important channel for retail sales, so it’s even more an imperative to make social commerce a part of your sales strategy.

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11 Ways to Grow a Business Through Volunteer Work

Article Language: English
April 14, 2022,

From building camaraderie to inspiring word-of-mouth referrals, there are several ways that volunteering can help grow your business. 

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11 Ways to Find Your First Customers

Article Language: English
January 11, 2022,

Starting a new business? Use this advice to find and keep new customers.

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