How Exactly Does SEO Work?

It might be close to rocket science or brain surgery, but SEO isn’t as mysterious as many make out. So here it is—Search Engine Optimization: demystified and deconstructed … Well, search engines like to see certain things either on your web pages (onsite SEO) or about your web pages elsewhere (offsite SEO). They use formulas…

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How Your Company’s Growth Spurt Will Heighten Your Challenges

Launching a new business comes with its own number of challenges, from marketing issues to hiring the first employee. But that’s okay. You should expect, and accept, the inevitable obstacles that come with starting a company. It’s All Relative The more your company scales, the greater the challenges become. So, whatever you’re going through now…

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What Are the Best Ways to Calculate the Stock Market?

There are two prices that are critical for any investor to know: the current price of the investment he or she owns, or plans to own, and its future selling price. Despite this, investors are constantly reviewing past pricing history and using it to influence their future investment decisions. Some investors won’t buy a stock…

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How to Hire the Best People for Your Startup

There are many things an entrepreneur has to worry about when running a startup. For instance, growing a company will require bootstrapping or raising capital, product research and development, cultivating vendor relationships and adding additional staff. Michael Wystrach of Freshly.com recently talked about the importance of these responsibilities during an interview with Mike Dillard on…

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Why Small Businesses Stay Small

Small businesses stay small because it’s so darn hard to get big. The government defines “small business” as anything under 500 employees. I’ve taken more than one business through the first three fairly distinct sizes and they haven’t yet cracked 50 employees. Solo Businesses: Hiring Another Person Most businesses start with just you and maybe a…

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Should You Buy a House with Cash or Get a Mortgage?

When buying a residential property for personal or business use, mortgages are the go-to solution for families and entrepreneurs. The reasons for obtaining a mortgage are fairly obvious: it lets you purchase a home without having the entire amount of money on hand, and it allows investors to capitalize on a property without spending the…

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Apocalypse Maybe: 4 Reasons You Should Invest in Precious Metals

In the year 1265, one ounce of gold was worth about £675 (adjusted for inflation). Most European gold was imported from the West African Sahara, where it was dispatched on the backs of camels, mules and donkeys. At that time, the shining, corrosion-resistant metal was used to coat the hands and numbers of clock towers…

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How Do You Identify Stock Trends?

Simply put, short-, intermediate- and long-term trends are the three kinds of trends that we see each day in our study of technical analysis. “A trend is your friend,” is just one of the sayings that have come out of the study of primary and secular trends. Given the understanding that the psychology of the…

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How to Recruit and Retain Great Staff

Behind every successful entrepreneur is a great team, and the bigger a company, the bigger the team. Right now, MOBE has almost 200 people working every day to provide customer and technical support, accountancy, content writing, coaching, and much more. I’ve put this team together piece by piece over the last few years and adopted…

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Can a CEO or Founder Be Fired from Their Company?

Every great company has at least one founder and likely several CEOs over its lifespan. Even the most revered CEOs and founders find themselves removed from the organization they started or led for a period of time. Famously, Steve Jobs was once pushed out of Apple. When money and leadership style is at stake, no…

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