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Briana Morgaine

Briana is a content and digital marketing specialist, editor, and writer. She enjoys discussing business, marketing, and social media, and is a big fan of the Oxford comma. Bri is a resident of Portland, Oregon, and she can be found, infrequently, on Twitter.

Recent Articles Published by Briana Morgaine


Sales Forecasting: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

When it comes to starting and managing a business, forecasting your sales is essential. To better understand the forecasting process, check out our must-read sales forecasting resources. Read more »


Ask the Experts: Things I Wish I’d Known Before Starting a Business

In every startup story, there's bound to be a wrong turn here or there, and it’s easy for entrepreneurs to look back on their mistakes and see exactly where they went wrong. Here's what these entrepreneurs wish they'd known sooner. Read more »


7 Ways to Set Team Goals (That Actually Work)

Creating a goal-setting methodology for an entire company doesn’t happen overnight. It can be difficult to know how to set goals that are a stretch, but not completely out of reach. Here's how to get it right. Read more »


Should I Quit My Job to Start My Own Business? 9 Questions You Need to Ask

Deciding when the time is right to start a business is a huge challenge. How do you know when to take the plunge? Should you go all in, all at once—or take it more slowly? Here's how to decide. Read more »


12 Successful, Happy Entrepreneurs Share Their Daily Habits

What daily habits do entrepreneurs believe contribute to their success? Here are their can’t-skip routines—and stealing one or two for your own use is highly encouraged. Read more »


14 Defining Traits That Could Make or Break Your Success As an Entrepreneur

What traits are key to success in entrepreneurship? These entrepreneurs share the most important characteristics that have contributed to their business success. Read more »


Home-Based Businesses: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

Home-based businesses are a perpetually popular choice for entrepreneurs. Covering everything from home-based business myths to helpful checklists, these resources will help you successfully start a business from your own home. Read more »


Expert Advice: 10 Tips and Tricks for a Successful Opening Day

There are few days more crucial to your small business success than your opening day. We asked the experts at the YEC for their top tips on how to open your business with a bang. Read more »


Have an Idea for a Subscription Company? 9 Ways to Tell If You’ve Struck Gold

As popular as the subscription business model may be, it’s not foolproof. Here's how to make sure your subscription business idea is worth buying over and over again. Read more »


How to Choose Which Social Media Platforms Are Right for Your Business

Even if you wanted to market your business on every social media platform available, you probably don't have time to do it all. Here's how to choose where to focus your social media marketing. Read more »


Market Research: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

While vital, conducting market research can feel like a huge undertaking. So, here are our favorite resources to help make the process easier—and less intimidating! Read more »


Ask the Experts: What Marketing Tools Can’t You Live Without?

From tracking and analytics to automation, there are endless tools to make your marketing project go from insurmountable to completely doable. Here are 11 expert recommendations. Read more »


YouTube Marketing: A Small Business Guide

When it comes to social media marketing, are you ready to try something new? Creating YouTube videos can help connect your business with new audiences, build trust, and strengthen your brand identity. Read more »


SaaS and Subscription Businesses: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

Interested in starting a SaaS or subscription-based business? We've compiled a list of our top articles on the subject to help you start and run one successfully. Read more »


LinkedIn Marketing: A Small Business Guide

LinkedIn is a great resource for both job-seekers and employers alike, but it can also be a solid addition to your social media marketing strategy. Here's how to market your business with LinkedIn. Read more »


Pinterest Marketing: A Small Business Guide

Pinterest isn't just for visual brands (or finding great recipes). Learn how to create a Pinterest marketing strategy that works for your business, no matter what your industry. Read more »


Becoming Your Own Boss: A Bplans Guide

You're ready to ditch your office job and become your own boss. But how do you start—and what if you don't have an idea or a plan? This guide is for you. Read more »


Instagram Marketing: A Small Business Guide

Think Instagram is just for highly visual businesses? Think again. Here's how to make an Instagram marketing strategy work for your small business, no matter what your product or service. Read more »


Twitter Marketing: A Small Business Guide

Ready to dive into the world of Twitter marketing? Our guide will show you how to make the most of Twitter for your small business. Read more »


SWOT Analysis: A Curated List of Our Best Resources

With a completed SWOT analysis, you can develop a strategy to ensure your business's success. Here are our favorite resources on creating a SWOT analysis, including examples, downloads, and interactive challenges. Read more »