Business, Entrepreneur, Start Up

Chris Heivly (Co-founder MapQuest) on Entrepreneurship, Startups, and Life.

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“What’s the golden rule? He who owns the gold, makes the rules.”

It’s been an intensive two days here at Data Nerds HQ, as we’ve been blessed with the opportunity to interview, listen to and learn from Chris Heivly. Accelerate Okanagan hosted Chris in our hometown of Kelowna, British Columbia in order for local entrepreneurs to get a chance to meet and learn from one of the biggest and best.

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Blogging, Marketing, Social Media

How To Perfect Your Social Media Strategy in 3 Simple Steps

Social media can be frustrating, even for the pros. There will always ups and downs when it comes to running and monitoring a successful social media feed but we’re here to help make the task just a little bit easier. We know the struggle all too well here at Data Nerds since it is, in fact, what we do as part of our company. Experience has taught us some awesome tips and tricks, and we’ve also been able to gather lots of inspiration from some of the top names in Social Media like Quick Sprout’s Neil Patel and Boom Social’s Kim Garst. So whether you’re just starting out, are stuck in a rut or just want some more tips and tools about how to perfect your social media strategy, this post is one you’re going to want to keep!

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Business, Entrepreneur, Marketing, Start Up

13 Tools For Starting a Business and Staying on Track

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Prepare for everything to be far from perfect when starting your own business. The beauty of entrepreneurship is knowing success is entirely up to you.  Begin by solving a problem that you are passionate about, then find someone willing to pay you for it. Seth Godin said, “ Charge less than it’s worth and more than it costs you. Repeat.” Let’s dive in together.

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Blogging, Business, Hacks, Productivity, Social Media

3 Tips to Make Your Social Media Strategy a Little Less Scary

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Starting a social media marketing campaign can be an overwhelming task to say the least! If you’re anything like us, we found ourselves thinking things like “Where do we start?”, “Which network is best?” and “How can we be the most efficient at this?”. There are so many different things to consider that can lead your campaign towards success or utter failure. We decided to make a post that will give you a head start on creating a successful marketing campaign and keep it going well into the future.

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Advertising, Business, Company, Hacks, Marketing, Social Media

40 Social Media Hacks in One Sentence or Less

40 Social Media Hacks
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If you’re in the social media biz, or even if you’re not, you’ve probably read a couple of blog posts about optimizing your social media feeds. It’s a pretty popular topic right now, especially since most people on Facebook or Twitter want to gain followers, increase engagement and get themselves or their brand noticed.

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Advertising, Social Media

Top 10 Things You Need to Know for Beginner SEO

SEO Guide
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SEO. It’s a term that makes most first-time website owners cringe, but it really isn’t that scary and doesn’t take degree in advanced rocket science to understand it, we promise!

Let’s start out with a few quick facts. SEO stands for “Search Engine Optimization” and essentially its main purpose is to help people on the web looking for you, find you. SEO is a way to make your site more visible to search engines and more likely to pop up when someone searches for something related to your site. This, in turn, generates more traffic to your site so you can make more sales and gain more customers. So, to help you get started we’ve come up with the Top 10 Beginner SEO tips so increase your traffic quickly and easily, no PhD required!

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Advertising

7 Google Adwords Tips for ECommerce Beginners

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Everyone has to start somewhere. If you are looking to drive more engagement and clicks to a product, webinar, or blog… Google Adwords is best place to start.

It’s not easy, you’ll need research and constant monitoring the of the campaign… But think about the revenue, clicks, and sign ups available. 97% of Google’s total revenue comes from advertising. Businesses make an average of $2 of revenue for every $1 spent on adwords and with that being said….

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