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Looking Back at 2013 – Marketing and Business

Looking Back at 2013 – Marketing and Business

Today we're continuing our look back at the best posts from Jarrod Galm Design and Marketing. For today's retrospective, we're going to look at the posts that dealt with marketing and or business. Did you miss part one that looked at the Social Media posts? You can see them here. What about part two where I looked back at the best technology posts? I've got you covered.

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10 Questions to Use to Reflect on the Year

10 Questions to Use to Reflect on the Year

Christmas Tree in a Living Room

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Christmas is here and the marketers for the major retailers have put a bow on the holiday shopping season. There's just one more thing to do, and that's to advertise the heck out of the After Christmas Sales. It's one final opportunity for retailers to make a sale heading into the new year and a last-ditch effort to close out the year on a high note.

It's hard to believe that we have just one week left in the year we know as 2013.

So today's post is going to be very simple. It's time to reflect on 2013, the year that was, and to start thinking about 2014. Here are a few questions to ponder:

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Looking Back at 2013 – Technology Posts

Looking Back at 2013 – Technology Posts

As we continue to wind down 2013 and race toward the dawn of 2014, I'm taking a look back at some of my most popular posts from this year. In this installment, I'm taking a look at the technology-related posts. If you missed the first installment, Looking Back at 2013 – Social Media Posts, you can see 'em here.

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Looking Back at 2013 – Social Media Posts

Looking Back at 2013 – Social Media Posts

As 2013 is winding down, now's a good time to take a look back at some of the most popular Jarrod Galm Design and Marketing posts from the year. In this installment, I'm going to take a look at a handful of the social media posts that proved valuable to my readers.

Social Media is a growing promotional medium and it's very important for businesses of all sizes to start using the technologies and harnessing the power of social media. Whether you're an individual or a business, it behooves you to be active on social media.

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Using Evernote as a Bucket List

Using Evernote as a Bucket List

Evernote as a Bucket List

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I think it's a common belief that a lot of people have a bucket list – a list of experiences they want to do and things they want to accomplish before they die. A bucket list also serves as a reminder to get out and enjoy life, because life really is too short in the grand scheme of things.

Lots of times people keep the list in their mind. I don't know about you, but I sometimes forget things I want to do which defeats the purpose of the bucket list. I mean, what's the fun in having a list if you're not going to remember it, right? Since I'm a tech junkie and a big fan of Evernote, what better way to keep track of all the experiences and things I want to accomplish than by using my favorite note taking app, Evernote. It's convenient, fast, and mobile – everything a bucket list should be.

In Evernote, it's really easy to create your bucket list. Read on for details:

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