Sales, Social, and Networking Tips for S

Sales, Social, and Networking Tips for Small Business

Want to fine-tune your eCommerce site for the holiday shopping season? Want to refine your networking skills to boost your business building? Want to generate leads via your LinkedIn connections? If you’re looking for insights about those topics, this week’s 5 on Friday can help. Plus, you’ll get the scoop on the last stop of the Small Business Forum in 2012: Dallas, Texas, on October 25.

1. Is Your Ecommerce Site Ready to Capture Holiday Sales?
With online shopping projected to increase 20% this holiday season over last—according to a Citi Research study—it’s the perfect time to make sure your eCommerce site is ready to roll. Rieva Lesonsky shares a handy list.

2. Case Study: How One Small Business Used LinkedIn to Grow to $5Million in Annual Revenue
Are you using LinkedIn to build your network and grow your business? Check out Monika Jansen’s review of a small business success story.

3. 5 Networking Secrets for Your Small Business
Want to revitalize your networking skills? Rieva Lesonsky shares business-building tips from JJ Ramberg’s new book: It’s Your Business: 183 Essential Tips that Will Transform Your Small Business.

4. How Your Small Business Can Market to Affluent Consumers
Does your business target the affluent market? Karen Axelton shares some stats on their media consumption habits.

5. 6 Reasons You Should Be on Tumblr
Is Tumblr part of your social media marketing mix? Monika Jansen highlights some of its notable features.’s Online Marketing Forum Travels to Dallas, Texas, on October 25
Small business owners in the Dallas area! Please join us for the last stop of the Small Business Forum in 2012. You’ll get tips on increasing traffic to your website and marketing your business on Facebook, Twitter, and Google. Plus, each attendee gets 2 complimentary passes to the Tour Championship at TPC Craig Ranch! Register now . . . and spread the word!

Have other business-building tips to share with our readers? We’d love to hear from you in the comments below.

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