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Writing successful funding applications is a matter of persistence, being able to ask for and listen to feedback, and being willing to make changes to your start up baby. Sooner or later, you will be successful. #1. Be aware of the bigger picture. Look at the percentages, often the odds of even making it through the first round of applications might be as low as 1 in 10. Keep asking questions, find out what the funder is looking to fund in the grants they are offered. Remember too, that…

Tweak Your Biz now receives over 300,000 unique views per month with the average visitor spending more than 4 minutes per visit. During 2014, we published 50 – 55 contributor articles per month with the average TYB post getting seen by more than 2,500 business people. Changes to Tweak Your Biz: As a reflection of our growth and to help better serve our audience, we will be making some changes starting January 2015: Articles must be at least 1,000 words or more. Linking out will not be…

In this #TYBCommunity round up we include digital business transformation, marketing ideas for the holidays, alternative gift ideas for creatives and much more. Marketing  8 Creative Marketing Ideas for the Holidays – Really, these are fun! – Here are some tips to master your holiday marketing.  DIYMarketers.com 5 Ways to Improve Your PR Strategy in 2015 – 2015 is fast approaching and a glut of content marketers will be writing about myriad resolutions that everyone should make…

To help get you in that holiday spirit, we’ve compiled the following Tweak Your Biz top 10 list which includes some of greatest Christmas commercials of all time. #1. Holidays are Coming! The classic Christmas advert from Coca-Cola The iconic Coca-Cola Christmas advert will definately get you in the holiday spirit. #2. WestJet Christmas Miracle: real-time giving Santa Claus appears to WestJet passengers on life-size screens at the boarding gates and asks what they’d like for…

In this latest  Christmas #TYBCommunity round up we include how Christmas went commercial, Christmas Inventions & Innovations, the ultimate holiday gift guide for business owners and much more. Growth Christmas Inventions and Innovations – The celebration of Christmas is full of innovative ideas. Creativeinnovationgroup.com How Christmas Went Commercial: A Brief History – Christmas began as a religious tradition. Today, Americans spend some $616 billion on the holiday.…

India is the single largest democracy in the world, and has enjoyed explosive growth over the last decade. With a population of over 1.2 billion, and the sixth largest land mass, India is poised to become an economic powerhouse in the coming decades. One economist predicts India’s growth will outpace China’s by 2015, and new Prime Minister Modi seeks to fundamentally revolutionize India by cutting bureaucracy and reinvesting more in the infrastructure. This makes India a major player in…

In this latest #TYBCommunity post we share posts about Facebook to limit promotional posts, monetizing your content marketing, does anyone care about your content, psychographic marketing, employees v freelancers, reach your goals, entrepreneurs and big data plus more. Read on to find out how you can contribute and help make these updates even better. Marketing WARNING! Facebook to Limit Promotional Posts – Facebook recently announced that, starting January 2015, they will be limiting…

In this latest #TYBCommunity Round-Up we include posts about content creation, using LinkedIn effectively, dark social, social media ads, CTA’s on blogs, pinning, recruiting and gratitude for leadership plus more. Read on to find out how you can contribute and help make these updates even better. Marketing The 5 C’s of Content Creation for your Brand - Consumers engage with content more than online ads. As a result, more brands are creating content to meet consumer’s expectations.…

In this latest #TYBCommunity round-up we share posts like a curation of social media marketing influencer blogs, indirect reverse marketing, the end of like gating on Facebook,  advertising costs on Facebook, ecommerce strategies, small biz tools, gifts for entrepreneurs and much more. Read on to find out how you can contribute and help make these updates even better. Marketing 10 best Social Media Marketing Influencer blogs and their followers – A review of the Top 10 Best Social…

In this #TYBCommunity round-up we share a few posts about Facebook newsfeed changes, Social tools, content creation, Twitter conversations, press releases, web visitors and lots more. Read on to find out how you can contribute and help make these updates even better. Marketing BREAKING: Changes Coming to Facebook Pages’ News Feeds – In case you missed it, Facebook announced another change to the News Feed, but this time it’s Pages that will be affected. Socially Stacked The often…