Sally Jones

While attending the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s graduate school for journalism and public relations in the late 1990s, Sally began a long career researching and writing about business, technical and scientific topics.

Her decades of experience as well as a passion to stay on top of the latest online tools and resources combine to help small businesses (and freelancers like herself) flourish. Her work has appeared in many notable media outlets, including The Washington Post, Entrepreneur, People, Forbes, Huffington Post, and more.

AWeber vs MailChimp: Email Marketing Service Battle

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Having trouble nailing down which email marketing service provider to use for your business? Two of the most popular, AWeber and MailChimp, each have their devotees (and detractors). On first inspection they seem to offer a lot of the same features, with the exception that MailChimp has a free forever plan. But we dug deeper into these rivals to see how their differences could affect your ultimate choice. First, we’ll give you an overall review of each service and then delve into some of the most important features to see who wins this email marketing showdown…

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Best Cloud Storage Comparison: Box vs Dropbox vs Hightail

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Are you still carrying around a flash stick (and praying you don’t lose it)? Do you and your co-workers still email the same files back and forth, clogging up the server? Ditch your old-school methods of storing and sharing your digital data and get a cloud storage account. We are in the 21st century, after all, folks. Cloud storage makes your digital life infinitely easier…

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The Ultimate Guide To Marketing Your Small Business

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Marketing a small business is more challenging than ever in today’s digital age, but how do you cover all your bases if you don’t have expert marketers on your team or a sizable budget? Let us be your one-stop resource for all of your needs. We cover all of your marketing plan essentials and a …

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MailChimp Review: Free Plan, But How Does It Scale?

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MailChimp has the best free subscription plan of any email marketing service provider out there. Along with the long list of features including unlimited image hosting, Google Analytics and the integration with hundreds of apps, MailChimp is an excellent choice for beginners or those who have limited funding…

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H&R Block Review: Competitively Priced, But Is It Any Good?

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In a crowded tax filing marketplace, how does H&R Block set itself apart from the pack? It offers a free online filing service (among other competitively priced products). Yes, you heard that right. It’s entirely free. But is saving a few bucks a wise choice when it comes to your taxes? What other affordable options does H&R Block offer and how do they stack up vs the competition? Find out in our comprehensive review…

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Best E-Commerce Platform: Volusion vs Shopify vs BigCommerce vs PrestaShop vs 3DCart vs Godaddy vs Selz & More

Ready to dive into your online store, but lost in the sea of e-commerce platforms available? Selling online has never been easier, but with endless options, it’s hard to know which one will best grow your business on the web. You want a platform that’s easy to set up and operate, a seamless shopping experience for your customers and, of course, a platform that’s financially safe and secure for everyone involved…

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Campaigner Review: Has This Service Kept Up With The Times?

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Campaigner is one of the original email marketing services that’s still a popular option due its competitive pricing. It boasts a lot of features for beginners and advanced users alike. But with such intense competition, especially with newer services offering the latest technology and tools, how does Campaigner rate this year?…

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