Shock Of The Week: Poll Reveals U.S. Pipelines Aren’t Actually Unpopular

When it comes to oil pipelines, it seems that the American people really haven’t lost that loving feeling after all, according to new research conducted by Wakefield on behalf of the Association of Oil Pipe Lines (AOPL).

AOPL’s new data suggests that oil pipelines have a 70% approval rating, despite the hoopla surrounding many of the pipelines that would lead one to believe that Americans are fed up with fossil fuel’s safest and most economical transportation mode.

That approval rating is higher than the maximum approval rating of President Biden, President Trump, or President Obama.

As it turns out, the American people seem to understand that right now, pipelines are the safest, most economical way to transport fossil fuels. And they are not ready to throw in the towel just yet.

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4 Sneaky Ways to Easily Increase Your Brand Awareness

Increasing brand awareness or the level at which the brand is recognized by potential consumers is among any business owner’s top priorities. Without brand awareness, any business will struggle to grow and generate sales. Even if you aren’t a leading brand name in your industry, having a decent level of brand awareness can do wonders for your business. If consumers understand what your business offers, have an idea regarding what your ads look like, choose your brand over cheaper alternatives, and search for your brand or other branded terms in search engines, then these are all indicators that you are on the right track. However, reaching a satisfactory level of brand awareness is challenging, especially when it comes to saturated markets. This is why we are here to tell you 4 sneaky ways to easily increase your brand awareness.

Referral Programs

Boosting your business’ brand awareness doesn’t have to be … Read more

5 useful tools to understand your client’s needs

Being a freelancer is a daunting task for anyone. Be it a designer, writer, developer or UXer, freelancing is a full-time — and sometimes a 24-hour job. You will need to anticipate, plan and confirm your client’s needs and wants, and deliver with limited time and resources.

Sometimes, you need to accomplish tasks with limited information as well, a situation that no one would ever want to be. But hey, the rewards are sometimes worth the risk (and pain!).

When onboarding clients, you will need ways to know and understand your them. You can use the usual channels, such as an interview or voice call. However, these usual methods may feel lacking, depending on what you want to accomplish. First-timers are also prone to lose themselves in a sea of information, and you’ll need ways to navigate it.

Fortunately, there are tools that you can use to help streamline your

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How to start a website from A to Z: A 5-step guide

This article was originally published on Feb. 22, 2018, and updated on Feb. 1, 2021.

It’s no secret that nearly 5 billion people across the world have access to the internet. From mobile devices to desktops, it seems like everyone these days is plugged in — and if your business isn’t claiming space on the web, then you’re missing out on oodles of potential customers. No matter your niche or where you’re located, it’s essential to start a website for your business.

With a website, you can sell products or services online, establish yourself as a thought leader in your industry, generate new leads for your business, reach and connect with customers, and give your brand the visibility it deserves.

Are you on board yet? Good, because having a website is important, but building one that suits your needs and is functional for potential visitors is the end goal.

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How white label products can help an ecommerce business grow

If your ecommerce revenue has plateaued, you may be wondering about how you can encourage growth. While manufacturing an entirely new product is often risky and costly, white labeling is the perfect solution to help an ecommerce business grow.

White labeling is a partnership between a manufacturer and a retailer.

 

The manufacturer provides the ecommerce business with completed goods to be sold under the ecommerce business’s branding. The ecommerce business then markets and sells the goods at a markup, and both companies make money.

Similar to a corporate company with multiple teams, the manufacturer handles the design and development of the product while you handle the marketing and sales of the product.

How to help your ecommerce business grow with white label products

Here are some of the top reasons why you should consider selling white label products.

  • Reduces manufacturing costs
  • Lean operations
  • Improved customer experience
  • Instant access to
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