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Social Media Marketing Stats for 2017

Social Media Business Statistics 1. Instagram earns $595 million in mobile ad revenue per year, a rapidly increasing number. 2. Despite news of layoffs and executives leaving the company, Twitter’s revenue is up 8% YOY 3. 59% of Americans with … Continue reading

Did You Know 24% of Businesses Don’t Use Social Media!!!

Sometimes, small businesses are quick to adopt new technology. Other times, they’re slow or hesitant or skeptical or too busy to even know it exists. It’s that way with social media. According to the Clutch 2017 Small Business Social Media Survey, … Continue reading

5 Tips to Live Your Dream

You don’t wanna be that old lonely man at the bar….. Regard the old man at the bar. He’s boisterous and jolly, a merry old fellow with ruddy cheeks. But, in quiet moments, there’s a wistful look in his eye … Continue reading

Five Things You Can Do to Boost Your Business

To remain competitive and ensure you stay on the upward track, it is important to make consistent improvements to your business. Below are five tips to help you focus on areas of your business that could offer the biggest gain: … Continue reading

Small Business Optimism is Soaring!

U.S  small businesses are brimming with confidence — and backing up their upbeat outlook with a burst of hiring and spending. Sixty-four percent of firms with 100 or fewer employees say their businesses are doing well, up from 61% in … Continue reading

Will Your Business Survive the Ever-Changing Digital Economy?

Did you know… in a decade, our U.S. economy has grown barely 2%? 25% of businesses are doing great 50% are doing ok 25% are dying Take the eBusiness checkup now and find out where  your business/organization fits in this picture. What … Continue reading

The 7 Things Science Says You Must do Daily to Build a Billion-Dollar Company

When I started Taco, I knew I wanted to grow it into a billion-dollar company. But realistically, I knew that creating a billion-dollar company meant I had to impact billions of people and not just focus on metrics, like the … Continue reading

Innovations in ER Physician Staffing

Check out Sycamore Physician Contracting (one of the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center’s newest clients) to learn more about innovations in emergency room physician staffing.      

Florence Culinary Incubator Stirs Entrepreneurship Dreams

The Florence-based Shoals Entrepreneurial Center is home to a culinary incubator that offers a fully equipped, FDA-approved commercial kitchen for fledgling startups to rent at reasonable rates. Beyond that, the center’s staff provides coaching for their culinary clients, with advice … Continue reading

Shoals Innovation Week

Shoals Innovation Week is officially underway!  The Shoals Chamber of Commerce’ Youth Leadership group provides feedback today  to one of the Shoals Alabama Launchpad finalist, Sycamore Physician Contracting, as they prepare for the finals.  Sycamore Physician Contracting is one of 5 … Continue reading