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Friday, May 22, 2020
A tribe is not a specific number of followers. A tribe is measured by level of activity. For instance, if you know a preteen on Instagram they may shout excitedly every time someone follows them or likes their picture.
Wednesday, May 13, 2020
If you have a website for your business, you may have an untapped treasure chest at your disposal. Even if you don't make large amounts of money on your website, you can be bringing in something. This article will show you how.
Monday, May 4, 2020
The relief package, which was passed unanimously, includes almost $1.6 billion in relief measures for critical expenditures related to public health and safety, educational needs, small business assistance, and continuity of state government operations. Of this amount, $1.4 billion has been appropriated and $150 million is set aside in a reserve fund for future local government needs. The package also contains key policy changes to support North Carolinians as the state battles COVID-19.
Friday, April 24, 2020
Governor Extends Stay at Home Order until May 8, 2020 and reveals his plans to reopen NC
Monday, April 20, 2020
Right now people are looking to be kind. They want to help. That needs to be a strong focus in your marketing message in order to improve sales.
Tuesday, April 14, 2020
Many small businesses are getting a lot of social media shares of feel-good content like inspirational quotes. Even if your doors aren’t currently open, you can build a strong following that can help you in the days to come.
Monday, April 6, 2020
Video conferencing is becoming the new socializing so you want to look your best. Use these tips to conduct a dry run and you’ll feel more confident when you’re on camera.
Thursday, April 2, 2020
When faced with a crisis, most leaders are forced to think and behave in ways that feel unfamiliar. Whether it’s a technological, financial, natural, or health crisis — at work or in the community — crises demand that leaders take an emergency response plan and adapt it as new evidence and factors present themselves.
Monday, March 30, 2020
It sounds a little hokey at first but there are a lot of people who are extremely afraid right now. Being kind can have ripple effects on the community. When many people feel good about things that are happening, they are more likely to have hope in the future. Hope (and faith) is what we need to drive the economic revitalization we’ll need after this pandemic is over.
Monday, March 23, 2020
This is a difficult time for everyone. We all need a little more patience and understanding. Consider this a time of reset that may affect the way we do business and educate far into the future. Even after the danger of the virus has passed, there is a good chance that what we are learning about virtual work and schooling will create a much different workforce mentality after the virus than what we had before. We're going to learn a lot about ourselves and our businesses.