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Posted on : December 03, 2008
6 Proven Tips for Successful Food Packaging

The grocery industry brings in over $680 billion in sales every year. In the 1990s, grocery stores carried around 7,000 different products. Today, they carry up to 50,000. This dramatic increase in the number of products on store shelves makes it tough for brands to stand out. Consumers can pick from 15 different types of peanut butter, 50 different cereal brands, dozens of soft drink brands, etc. Smart brands know that strong food packaging design and package graphics are more important than ever to help brands fight for consumers' attention. Food packaging helps consumers identify the product (this is also known as package graphics). Often this includes product nutritional labeling. Food packaging also helps to protect the products from the environment and to extend the period that the food or drink is safe to consume. Food packaging also enhances the convenience of..

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8 Proven Psychological Strategies To Deal With Angry, Emotional or Difficult Customers

Every business has some unhappy customers. Even if most of your customers are happy, there will always be outliers. Here's a deep look at key strategies that will help you to more effectively work with angry, emotional or difficult customers:

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Twitter Link Roundup #331 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

The latest roundup of our favorite reads from the past week, for entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketers, and designers. Plus ... what's with all the spicy candy?

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Why Branding Your Small Business is Important and What You Can Learn From Brandless

Today, we are experiencing a shift in how brands can efficiently market to their consumer base. There's more competition and advertising noise, and consumers are better informed. It's difficult to break through the noise, especially when you're promoting a new company or new products or services. So what can you do if you're launching a new company or a new product or service line? How can you break through the noise?

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8 Effective Ways Your Small Business Can Wow and Win Back Lost Customers

What if you could resurrect those customers who have "ghosted" your business? What if you could rebuild those relationships and reclaim that revenue? You could grow your business and spend less doing so. And, the truth is that you can re-engage with lost customers. But only if you put in the effort.

Here are 8 effective techniques you can use to revive lost customers.

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16 Crucial Website Design Factors That Help Your Small Business Increase Customers and Profits

The goal of your business website is to showcase how trustworthy your business is and your professional expertise to assure customers and prospects that you're the real deal. We've broken down the four major areas of website credibility and have identified 16 important factors that help your small business increase customers and profits.

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6 Ways Your Small Business Can Stretch Its Marketing Budget To Grow Revenue and Profits

Small businesses can't spend millions of dollars on marketing. But without marketing, it's virtually impossible to stand out from the crowd. Here are 6 ways you can stretch your company's marketing budget to grow revenue and profits.

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6 Important Questions Every Business Should Ask Their Customers

Feedback from customers - and what you do with that feedback - can turn an average business into a  high growth business. Unfortunately, many business owners ignore important conversations with their customers and fail to develop a competitive advantage before their companies go out of business. Don't make this mistake in your business.

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Twitter Link Roundup #330 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

The latest roundup of our favorite reads from the past week, for entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketers, and designers. Plus ... tips to help you optimize your morning routine.

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5 Most Successful Products Ever and What Small Businesses Can Learn From Them

When planning your next product, the less you leave to chance, the better. And while you can never guarantee a successful product launch, you can vastly improve your odds if you prepare properly. So, set your business's next product design on the path to profitability with the valuable lessons from these 5 positively staggering successful products.

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Top Video Typography Trends of 2018

The way we consume and watch video is rapidly changing. To help you understand the current trends in video typography, watch this video, created by StudioBinder, makers of video, photo and TV production management software.

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Why Beautiful Design Isn’t Always Best For Small Businesses and Startups

There's always beauty in good design, but good design isn't always beautiful. You don't have to look further than a site like Craigslist, with its infamously austere look, for proof that unattractive websites can be popular and functionally easy to use. What is it that draws people to use sites that are otherwise considered to be a little less than easy on the eyes?

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Twitter Link Roundup #329 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

The latest roundup of our favorite reads from the past week, for entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketers, and designers. Plus ... random trivia that will help you impress your friends.

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7 Epic Product Fails and the Valuable Lessons They Can Teach Your Small Business

While powerful psychology principles guide product design, there are still plenty of great failures in product design. Want to guide your product design to a successful launch and profitable life? Then read on to benefit from the hard-won lessons of 7 absolutely epic product fails.

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7 Proven Reasons Why Good Design is Good Business

From dating apps to online shopping, we choose products, services and people based on beauty. Successful business owners know this well. Here are 7 proven reasons why good design is good business (and how you can use design to increase your small business revenues).

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Branding for Food Trucks: The Definitive Guide

Deciding how to brand your food truck may be the most important decision you'll face as a food-on-the-go entrepreneur. A well-branded truck can draw attention to your business all day, every day, everywhere it goes.
Follow our food truck branding guide and your truck will race ahead of your competition.

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Twitter Link Roundup #328 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

The latest roundup of our favorite reads from the past week, for entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketers, and designers. Plus ... is winning the lottery just luck or can the lottery be hacked?

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How Illustrations Can Boost Your Small Business Marketing

Smart businesses leverage custom illustrations in their marketing strategy. Illustrations can persuade, inform and influence your customers and prospects. They can enhance your brand messaging and can help your business express emotion. Let's take a look at ways that smart businesses use illustration to boost their marketing.

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Why The Most Successful Entrepreneurs Say No

The things you say no to are often the catalysts that give you the time and focus to succeed. The more entrepreneurs say yes, the less time they have to dedicate to what is actually important. Pretty soon, you can find yourself so busy that business strategy and a balanced work-life schedule fall to the side. When strategy and work/life balance deteriorate, so does your business.

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Twitter Link Roundup #327 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

The latest roundup of our favorite reads from the past week, for entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketers, and designers. Plus ... an interesting essay about Leonardo da Vinci.

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13 Proven Ways To Optimize Small Business Website Conversions

Why should you care about conversion rates for your business website? The answer is simple. Improving your conversion rate is the easiest way to increase revenues and profits for your business. Here are 13 proven ways to optimize your website to convert people browsing into customers.

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Powerful Branding Lessons From The World’s Best Brands (That Actually Work For Your Small Business)

If you want to compete, your business needs to stand out from the crowd. So let's take a look at the 7 important lessons you can learn from the most valuable US brands and how you can drive more revenue and bigger profits for your small business or startup through better branding.

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Growth Hacking: How To Grow Your Small Business Faster

Growth is vital if your business is going to survive. But when you spend all your time working in your business rather than on your business, growth can be an elusive goal. That's where growth hacking can help.

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Twitter Link Roundup #326 – Terrific Reads for Small Business, Entrepreneurs, Marketers, and Designers!

The latest roundup of our favorite reads from the past week, for entrepreneurs, small business owners, marketers, and designers. Plus ... yet another example of how slow and steady wins the race.

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The Small Business Guide to Attract and Retain Great Employees

Without the right employees, it's hard for small businesses to grow and thrive. So, what's a small business to do? We take a look at five proven ways your small business can recruit and retain top talent.

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