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Why We Work in The Same Office

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Why We Work in The Same Office

We all work together in the same office. There’s a little bit of remote work here and there, but on any given day, you can find us plugging away here at 360 Western. But why?

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How Blogging Helps Your Business

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How Blogging Helps Your Business

Even if you aren’t actually the one doing the writing and posting, you should have someone creating blog posts for your company on a regular basis.

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Building a Useful FAQ

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Building a Useful FAQ

Without a solid FAQ in place, you’re wasting your team’s time as they answer the same basic questions time and time again.

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A Company Culture of Problem Solving

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A Company Culture of Problem Solving

We’ve built problem solving into our company culture – not so much intentionally, but out of sheer necessity! This identity as “problem solver” is something we all share.

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Our Office Is Above a Brewery, and That’s Awesome

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Our Office Is Above a Brewery, and That’s Awesome

Every day, we crank out tasks in our quirky, historic office that is perched above one of Muskegon’s most popular watering holes: Unruly Brewing.

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Someone Outside of Your Company Should Edit Your Website Copy

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Someone Outside of Your Company Should Edit Your Website Copy

As the resident writer/editor here at LongerDays, I have some bias on this topic… I tend to think that just about everything – from website copy to restaurant menus, print advertising to casual social posts – could use a good editor’s review. My own work is no exception. Neither is yours!

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A Year in The Life of a (New) VA

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A Year in The Life of a (New) VA

I’ve learned a ton over the past year, and I thought an account of the journey so far would shed some light on what it’s like to start working here. It’s great, but it isn’t easy – and along the way, I keep adding skills!

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Exploring Pipedrive CRM

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Exploring Pipedrive CRM

Pipedrive is a fantastic option for small business CRM. It is incredibly easy to use, has a clear layout, helps keeps you on task, and can be easily customized for your individual business.

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Udemy: A Great Way to Learn New Skills

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Udemy: A Great Way to Learn New Skills

And while there’s no shortage of resources online, one of my favorites is Udemy. In 2009, Udemy was founded Gagan Biyani, Eren Bali, and Oktay Caglar. Headquartered in Silicon Valley, these brilliant men built a platform that allows online content creators to sell educational material for profit.

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The Power of JOMO

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The Power of JOMO

You’ve likely heard of “FOMO” – the fear of missing out. The term gets tossed around all the time these days, and with good reason: our technology saturated lives have made it an epidemic… A constant consequence of being connected to one another around the clock. Surely this idea existed before social media, but when we can see, at a glance, multiple times a day, all of the things others are doing, the result is bombarding. Because you’re usually only seeing the good stuff (and none of people’s struggles or low points), it creates the...

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