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Top Email Mistakes You’re Making—And How to Fix Them

We use email every single day of our professional lives. It’s so important to be able to effectively communicate digitally—but the truth is that many of us are making some pretty big mistakes before we hit that “send” button.

Let’s take a look at some of the top email mistakes we make and learn how to fix them.

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Tips for Successfully Working With Virtual Teams

One of the biggest perks of working in our modern, digital age is the ability to work remotely. Allowing employees to live and work anywhere in the world, while also giving employers the ability to hire the best talent no matter their location, working remotely can be a big advantage for companies.

There can be drawbacks to remote work though that can frustrate companies, employees and clients, including delayed responses due to working in different time zones, lack of coordination and collaboration, and limited employee engagement.

That’s why its necessary to follow a few simple rules on how to best engage virtual employees and teams, so your business gets the most out of this innovative new workplace trend.

See below to discover tips on making the most of your virtual employees.

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3 Things You Need to Do at Work Before You Leave on Vacation

Spring is finally in full swing—which means that summer vacations are just around the corner! Whether you’re headed for some sun and sand on the beach or you’re doing a museum marathon in Washington D.C. or you’re headed to a cabin in the middle of the mountains, a vacation is a great opportunity for rest and relaxation from work and school.

But before you go relax, there are a few tasks you should take care of at work prior to your scheduled vacation days. Although there may temporarily be an upswing in the amount of work you’re doing before you jet set off to your destination—the more you get done before you leave, the less likely your vacation will need to be interrupted by work.

Here are a few things to do before your plane takes off:

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How Often Should I Post on Social Media for My Company?

Social media marketing is an inevitable part of running a business in the 21st century. Love it or hate it, social media marketing is a great way to reach out to customers for a fairly inexpensive cost.

However, just because you know that it’s important to post updates on social media marketing, you may not know exactly how to implement a proper, effective social media strategy. For example, you may not know something as simple as “How often should I post on social media for my company?”

Here’s a quick guide to how often you should post on your social media pages—and a couple of tips on what kind of posts you should be making (and which ones you shouldn’t).

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WordPress versus Squarespace for My Website: A Few Differences

When you’re designing a website for your company, there are about a hundred different things to consider. You have to think about what kinds of pages you want to have, what language you’re going to use to describe your products or services, what font you’re going to use, what photos you’re going to feature, and many more items to choose.

In addition to all the details your customers are going to see, you’ll also need to think about what kind of back-end platform you want to use when building your website.

Two of the most popular web platforms for companies today are WordPress and Squarespace. While they are pretty similar—they both have the tools to help you create professional, functional websites—they each have a few pros and cons for you to consider.

Let’s go over some of the differences in order to help you determine which will be the best fit for your business.

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4 Things You Absolutely Must Have on a Press Release

When your business is presenting something new to the world—whether it’s a new product, new service, or an event of some kind—you’ll definitely want everyone to know about it and how they can participate, donate, or order your new products or services.

In order to tell everyone about this new and exciting development in your business, you need to write a press release that gives details about the event, product, service, etc. Whether you’ve written dozens of press releases and need a refresher or you’ve never penned one in your life and need an introduction, let’s go over the important things you need to include in your press release.

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