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5 Tips for Writing Small Business Content on Facebook

By MBO Partners

Social media networks offer numerous benefits for independent consultants. These platforms provide an effective and economical way to help you reach hundreds or even thousands of valuable users, from current and prospective clients to industry leaders and invaluable networking contacts. However, writing for social media is unlike more traditional forms of marketing writing; it’s more…

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Social Media Marketing for Small Business: Do’s and Don’ts

By MBO Partners

For independent professionals, social media is an incredibly valuable tool for both networking and marketing. As with any business tool, its success relies on knowing how to use it. Below are some do’s and don’ts we suggest following to help you realize the potential that social media marketing can offer to you and your business. DO:…

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How to Get Your Small Business Set Up on LinkedIn

By MBO Partners

While LinkedIn is well known as the largest social media network for professionals, it’s not just for creating personal pages. Currently, more than 58 million companies have a company page on LinkedIn. A company page on LinkedIn can be a great way for independent consultant to promote their services and network with clients and industry peers. Add Your…

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How to Optimize Your LinkedIn Profile if You’re Self-Employed

By Rian Ervin

LinkedIn is an effective social networking platform to display expertise, build connections, and promote your services. Your profile sets the stage for your first contact with potential new clients, displaying your work history, client recommendations, and skillset. Because the profile template is geared towards a more traditional employment background, it can be tricky to figure out…

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How to Define and Communicate Your Expertise

By MBO Partners

As a small business owner or a full-time employee, it is important to understand how to define your area of expertise and how to communicate it effectively. Both help establish confidence and credibility. If you are a small business owner, you’ve probably taken a broad approach to creating your business plan, covering a wide range…

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5 Ways To Use Social Media As An Independent Professional

By MBO Partners

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5 Ways Successful Small Businesses Use LinkedIn

By MBO Partners

As an independent professional, LinkedIn is a great resource on which to promote and market your business. LinkedIn can offer a number of benefits to help you build your brand and promote your consultancy. Here are five tips for a business of one to keep in mind to succeed on LinkedIn. 1. Have a Complete…

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How to Create a Professional Profile for a Job Marketplace

By MBO Partners

When you run a small business, it’s important to maintain a pipeline of project opportunities. And growing your business with these new projects requires networking, marketing, and salesmanship. That sounds like a lot of work, but here’s some good news. The hustle is digital, which makes your job easier. Online marketplaces for independent professionals offer…

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The Rise of the Influencer: How the Creator Economy is Giving Entrepreneurs New Independence

By MBO Partners

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit New York City and stage performances shut down, actor Marc Winski was left without an audience to entertain. The 34-year-old actor, singer and stutter-awareness influencer was, like the rest of the world, sheltering in place. And he craved a creative outlet.  So, he turned to TikTok.  At first, it was…

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5 Blogging Tips for Your Small Business

By MBO Partners

In order to successfully market the services you offer, you need to position yourself as an expert in your field or industry. An easy way to establish this credibility is to write and publish your own industry-related blog. Follow these five tips to make the most out of your blog. 1. Keep Content Simple A quick…

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