Tips to Help Your Live Chat Staffing Efforts

Can You Use Live Chat When You Don’t Have Staff?

Live chat is a lot like immediate interactive email.  A person is there “chatting” with an online shopper or someone who arrived on your website. Live chat helps you support existing customers who need help — instantly. Even more exciting: live chat can increase sales. When shoppers and prospects can get their questions answered immediately, Read more about Can You Use Live Chat When You Don’t Have Staff?[More…]


How To Set Up a Lead Magnet to Collect Leads on Your Website

You’ve heard marketers talk about lead magnets.  They sound valuable — like something you should be using. It took me a long time to figure out how to answer the question: how do you set up a lead magnet?  Don’t get me wrong — it’s not tremendously hard.  Rather, it’s just that no one ever Read more about How To Set Up a Lead Magnet to Collect Leads on Your Website[More…]


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“How Online Networking Rocked My Business” Contest: a Unique Sponsorship Opportunity

Calling all sponsors! We are delighted to announce a call for sponsorships in the forthcoming contest: “How Online Networking Rocked My Business.” This will be a multi-faceted blogging and social media contest for small businesses and entrepreneurs, presented by BizSugar. The contest is designed to drive engagement and wide community involvement.  It kicks off in Read more about “How Online Networking Rocked My Business” Contest: a Unique Sponsorship Opportunity[More…]


Niall Devitt

A Warm Welcome to Niall Devitt, BizSugar’s New Community Manager

Please say hello to Niall Devitt, our new Community Manager here at BizSugar. Many of you know Niall from Bloggertone, where he has been co-founder and Community Manager.  I recently acquired a majority interest in Bloggertone and became the new CEO there (backstory here) . So, it just seemed to make sense to ask Niall Read more about A Warm Welcome to Niall Devitt, BizSugar’s New Community Manager[More…]


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New Blogging Contest: Sponsors Wanted

We and our partners at Bloggertone.com are planning another blogging contest in April.   It will be called “Sugartone” (the name is a combination of BizSUGAR and BloggerTONE – get it?). And our contest partner, Bloggertone, is looking for sponsors.  This is an excellent opportunity for any company that wants visibility among small business owners Read more about New Blogging Contest: Sponsors Wanted[More…]