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  • 5 Advantages an Intern Can Bring to Your Small Business

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    Caron_Beesley
    29 May 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Summer is right around the corner and intern hiring season is full swing. If your small business doesn't have an internship program you may be missing out. Not convinced? Here are five advantages that an intern can bring to your small business.16 Vote(s)
  • Tweeting, Pinning, Liking, Sharing: 50+ Top Social Media Management Tools for Business - infographic

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    irfanahmad1989
    29 May 2015 | 11:36 pm
    Social media management tools are essential as they make it easy to schedule posts and communicate with followers and fans. But finding the best tool for your business need can be an overwhelming task as there are hundreds of tools and apps to choose from. Luckily, help is at hand. Take a look at t1 Vote(s)
  • Who is Really Reading Your Company Blog?

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    BusyBlogsPls
    29 May 2015 | 1:21 pm
    Think that no one is reading your company blog? Think again. This post includes just a few possibilities of who is reading your blog.16 Vote(s)
  • The Unintended Consequences of Being an Introvert

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    JadeSM
    16 May 2015 | 9:43 am
    As more and more attention is being paid to introversion, thanks to Susan Cain and her book, "Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can't Stop Talking," the world is slowly becoming aware of introvert value and, what's better, willing to make some adjustments to accommodate introverts and 18 Vote(s)
  • Top 10 Customer Experience Influencers to Follow

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    carolsoriano08
    27 May 2015 | 1:34 am
    We have a list of who we think are the top thought leaders on customer experience. These people are subject matter experts in their fields and have consistently shared their views, opinions and data to the world through their books, articles, blog posts and social media status updates. 16 Vote(s)
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  • 5 Advantages an Intern Can Bring to Your Small Business

    Caron_Beesley
    29 May 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Summer is right around the corner and intern hiring season is full swing. If your small business doesn't have an internship program you may be missing out. Not convinced? Here are five advantages that an intern can bring to your small business.16 Vote(s)
  • 11 Tips for Using Images on Twitter

    Jed
    29 May 2015 | 3:11 pm
    If you are one of those people who only uses Twitter via a tool such as Hootsuite, you may have missed all the image-related improvements made on Twitter in recent months. Twitter profiles have changed their look and you can now tweet images directly.16 Vote(s)
  • Franchising: What To Do When You Get The Special List

    franpro
    29 May 2015 | 3:03 pm
    The best way to get the information you need is to talk to people who have already written a check to the franchisor and who are currently in business. You can get these names in two very different ways. Check out how. 16 Vote(s)
  • How Many Hours Should You Put Into Your Business

    George Meszaros
    29 May 2015 | 2:37 pm
    Have you been wondering how many hours should you put into your business?Does working endless hours make you a hero or a failure?If you had to set a weekly time limit, how many hours would you say is the least number of hours you need to succeed in business?16 Vote(s)
  • How to Pay/Reward your Content Creators

    ivanpw
    29 May 2015 | 2:33 pm
    If you are someone who wants to leverage your time by recruiting others to create content for you, how do you reward your content creator?16 Vote(s)
 
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  • Who is Really Reading Your Company Blog?

    BusyBlogsPls
    29 May 2015 | 1:21 pm
    Think that no one is reading your company blog? Think again. This post includes just a few possibilities of who is reading your blog.16 Vote(s)
  • 9 Websites To Download Royalty Free Stock Images

    rvarshneya
    29 May 2015 | 12:57 pm
    9 awesome websites for high-quality, royalty free stock images that you can download for free, without any watermark and they're good even for commercial use.16 Vote(s)
  • Is Influencer Marketing a Trendy or Smart Strategy?

    GrowMap
    28 May 2015 | 11:22 am
    Anyone who thinks influencer marketing is a "trend" better wake up. "If the history of PPC is any indication, influencer marketing ad budgets - and prices - will continue to rise as more businesses pile on to what works. So it makes sense to get onto this trend early for your own advertising needs.25 Vote(s)
  • The State Of Mobile Marketing 2015 - infographic

    irfanahmad1989
    28 May 2015 | 4:11 am
    This infographic from SmartInsights, takes a closer look at things like conversion rates, multi-channel marketing, search and advertising in order to determine the significance and influence of today's mobile users.18 Vote(s)
  • Market Your Business for Free with Brand Ambassadors

    PASAngelique
    26 May 2015 | 5:15 am
    What's the best way to market your business that costs nothing? Find your brand ambassadors. Brand ambassadors are the people who are so in love with your product or service, they'll spread the word about your business for free. http://bit.ly/1Kp7XaO20 Vote(s)
 
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  • Top 10 Customer Experience Influencers to Follow

    carolsoriano08
    27 May 2015 | 1:34 am
    We have a list of who we think are the top thought leaders on customer experience. These people are subject matter experts in their fields and have consistently shared their views, opinions and data to the world through their books, articles, blog posts and social media status updates. 16 Vote(s)
  • Customer Experience Lessons From a Michelin-Starred French Restaurant

    smpayton
    23 May 2015 | 11:28 am
    One of the most memorable experiences we had was dining at a Michelin-starred restaurant, Le Table de Patrick Raingeard. While sipping my champagne and feasting on perfectly cooked duck, I reflected on what a good job the restaurant had done to ensure our customer experience was elevated.17 Vote(s)
  • Repeat after me – I heart my customers!

    Martina Iring
    14 May 2015 | 3:33 am
    Are you wowing your customers and knocking their socks off with your fabulousness? Your small business depends on this! It's your opportunity to get a leg up on the big boys. Here's how to show your customers some love...20 Vote(s)
  • 3 Signs You Need to Evaluate Your Customer Service Now + Checklist

    alleliaspili
    11 May 2015 | 6:54 am
    It's essential for starting companies to make sure that their priority among all others is customer service. It's ideal to start great with customer service but there may be changes and/or unavoidable situations that would require a company to re-evaluate its customer service strategies and process21 Vote(s)
  • 8 Secrets to Creating Customer Loyalty

    Rieva Lesonsky
    7 May 2015 | 2:21 am
    B2C companies have plenty of loyalty marketing tools at their fingertips-from loyalty cards to mobile apps. But what about B2B companies? Building customer loyalty is just as important for you. In fact, 44 percent of B2B companies report that 60 percent or more of their new sales are made to existi18 Vote(s)
 
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  • Best Practices for Direct Mail Campaigns

    smpayton
    27 May 2015 | 1:59 am
    With inboxes filling up with multiple email marketing messages, invites and the like, some small businesses are turning to direct mail as a way to stand out with specific audiences. While direct mail requires more time, more money, and more creativity, with the right planning and these best practic17 Vote(s)
  • The Psychology Behind Purchase Decisions [INFOGRAPHIC]

    seltzer04
    27 May 2015 | 1:51 am
    How emotions and bias can influence buying behavior with marketing tips for businesses to leverage and convert more customers... This infographic explains common biases that influence consumers' purchasing decisions, including the status quo bias, the loss aversion bias, and the ingroup bias. It17 Vote(s)
  • How To Successfully Launch A New Product

    seltzer04
    26 May 2015 | 10:03 am
    Some entrepreneurs focus all of their efforts on designing and developing a new product, but fail to adequately plan for a product launch. Yet a launch event is often the best opportunity to capture attention, make a memorable impression and build buzz that gets people talking about your new ventur17 Vote(s)
  • Optimizing Your Welcome Emails [Infographic]

    smpayton
    8 May 2015 | 4:34 am
    Most welcome emails are typically sent right after new subscribers opt-in. Welcome emails are used by 81% of B2C marketers and 87% of retailers. While welcome emails are not only a sign of goodwill to new subscribers, they can also have a positive effect on business revenue as well. Welcome emails18 Vote(s)
  • How to Create and Manage an Effective Newsletter

    erikemanuelli
    7 Mar 2015 | 2:01 am
    How to increase the number of subscribers to your newsletter? What topics and methods of communication should you keep in mind for your email marketing strategy? How to manage a successful mailing list? Here are some suggestions.19 Vote(s)
 
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  • Social Selling Tips

    bitterbusiness
    27 May 2015 | 1:19 am
    So a great social selling tip that will benefit all social marketers, sales people and businesses is to take the time every single day to do the following. Connect to your social network community with news, images, videos, snippets of information.16 Vote(s)
  • 5 Ways to Improve Your Sales Skills

    smpayton
    26 May 2015 | 9:00 am
    If you want to close more sales, you've got to work on your skills. Here's how one of our sales staff has sharpened hers.17 Vote(s)
  • The Buyer\'s Journey: Ask Yourself These 11 Questions

    lkpetrolino
    23 May 2015 | 11:44 am
    Is your buyer's journey an effective one? Laura Petrolino has 11 questions to ask yourself to find out if you have a conversion-worthy strategy19 Vote(s)
  • Sales reps must think and act differently - your buyers are!

    jspirer
    20 May 2015 | 7:47 am
    Salespeople - and everyone involved in supporting a company's sales effort - must change - as the business environment is in a state of disruption.18 Vote(s)
  • Client Getting begins with Competitive Data

    HubShout1
    20 May 2015 | 7:32 am
    Who doesn't need more leads, more clients and more sales? Lead gen is the #1 challenge that digital marketing agencies expect to face in 2015 (according to a recent survey of marketing professionals). The competitive data is out there, you just have to know how to use it. 22 Vote(s)
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  • 7 Ways an Outdated Time & Attendance System Costs Your Small Business

    inventoryninja
    21 May 2015 | 10:52 am
    For many small businesses, growing revenue and increasing profit is a constant objective and often a worry. Growing revenue is the top business challenge for companies with 11-50 and 51-100 employees (and the number two challenge for companies with over 100 employees). 33 Vote(s)
  • When it Comes to eCommerce: Amazon or Google?

    SeanGallahar
    8 May 2015 | 4:26 am
    Amazon and eBay have an advantage because they are cutting out a middle-man such as Google, and have your audience come directly to you - global audience for eBay, and for Amazon only if you're not selling food or technology.17 Vote(s)
  • 5 Ways to Make Sure Nobody Wants to Be a Guest Writer on Your Blog

    Carol_Amato
    6 May 2015 | 4:23 am
    Have you ever cringed when receiving an invitation to guest post on someone's blog? It happens all the time, and I'm on a mission to make it occur less often. Since starting my guest writing series about nine months ago I've learned a few things, and also gleaned a lot of wisdom from guest writi21 Vote(s)
  • How to Stop Spam Bots from Ruining Your Analytics Referral Data

    Joanne Greco
    27 Apr 2015 | 2:57 am
    Don't give spam bots a free ride on your website. Create an inhospitable environment for the invasive pests in a few simple steps.17 Vote(s)
  • How to create great unboxing experience in e-commerce

    kseniadobreva
    14 Apr 2015 | 7:26 am
    When was the last time you received an old-school offline gift, wrapped in paper with ribbons, with a hand-written card inside? Can you remember your feelings when you started to unwrap the present? This excitement, desire to look inside. You're an adult now, but you're still thrilled. That feeling23 Vote(s)
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  • Inventory Tracking Best Practices from Oxford University

    inventoryninja
    28 May 2015 | 10:06 am
    Even the top colleges and universities around the world find it hard to keep track of inventory. According to a 2013 report, Virginia State University has as claimed around $8 million worth of taxpayer-funded inventory was lost, missing, or stolen. Even on a smaller scale, just the Miller Learning 29 Vote(s)
  • 12 Startup Success Secrets, Mindset of a Lifestyle Entrepreneur

    lyceum
    27 May 2015 | 2:09 am
    Before he realized that what he actually wanted out of life was financial freedom and the perfect lifestyle, Eddie Yu (@Eddie_Yu) spent three years in the software industry. Not wanting to spend the rest of his life working for other people, he gave up his job and set about the task of finding som19 Vote(s)
  • Terrell Brandon\'s Tips For Small Business Success

    stillwagon428
    18 May 2015 | 2:55 am
    Terrell Brandon played 11 years in the NBA from 1991-2002 for the Cleveland Cavaliers, Milwaukee Bucks and Minnesota Timberwolves. Now 44 years old and retired from basketball, Brandon continues to dish out assists and haircuts in his hometown of Portland, Oregon. Small Business Trends caught up wi16 Vote(s)
  • Asset Management Called Upon to Serve the City of Dallas

    inventoryninja
    14 May 2015 | 8:42 am
    Towns, cities, counties and states across the country need to keep track of a lot equipment. From big ticket items like fire trucks and police vehicles to smaller assets like mobile computers and tablets, every municipality needs to know the whereabouts and condition of thousands of pieces of equip36 Vote(s)
  • What The Beatles Can Teach Entrepreneurs About Success

    stephen86
    14 May 2015 | 3:11 am
    The Beatles' career may be one of the most inspirational success stories ever. They started from total obscurity, worked exceptionally hard, and endured set backs, failures and fights before becoming arguably the most famous rock and roll band in history. (Some estimates claim they have sold over 219 Vote(s)
 
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  • 11 Tips for Using Images on Twitter

    Jed
    29 May 2015 | 3:11 pm
    If you are one of those people who only uses Twitter via a tool such as Hootsuite, you may have missed all the image-related improvements made on Twitter in recent months. Twitter profiles have changed their look and you can now tweet images directly.16 Vote(s)
  • The Best Way to Share Your Social Media Content

    umarkhan
    29 May 2015 | 12:41 pm
    Talk to any small business owner and they will tell you about the different ways they like to use social media to spread the word on their product and services. They'll talk about how they're taking advantage of different networks to guide their online business ideas on the road to success.17 Vote(s)
  • Yes, you don\'t have to be everywhere in social media

    cendrinemedia
    29 May 2015 | 12:37 pm
    Today, I read an article about Yahoo and Google being interested in purchasing Flipboard. Before that, I had learnt that Re/code had been acquired by Vox Media. Oh, and did you know that Facebook has recently launched Instant Articles, a new product that allows publishers to create interactive arti18 Vote(s)
  • Top 5 Tips for Social Media Success

    Dan_Swords
    28 May 2015 | 11:47 am
    Let's face it; social media is here to stay! There seems to be more and more social media networks evolving online everyday. So what can you do to be a success with social media? Follow these tips and you will be sure to succeed.25 Vote(s)
  • 17 Instagram Tips to Rock Your Business! - Papermark Blog

    papermark
    27 May 2015 | 1:47 am
    If you have any kind of a visual product or service, you could benefit from being on Instagram. Here are some great tips you may not know about using it.17 Vote(s)
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  • How To Write an Executive Summary in 6 Easy Steps

    TaylorBPT
    26 May 2015 | 10:36 am
    Think of the executive summary as a one-page business plan - it provides a comprehensive overview of all the elements that will make your business model a success. Since it's likely the first impression that investors will get from your company, the executive summary is your best chance of grabbing17 Vote(s)
  • What Method of Credit Card Processing is Right for your Business? - Tweak Your Biz

    centurybizsolutions
    9 May 2015 | 1:33 pm
    There's no one-size-fits-all solution to payment processing. So, it's important to know your business and its unique needs before signing up for solutions that can solve your problems. 18 Vote(s)
  • Why Banks Are No Longer Lending to Small Businesses

    PASAngelique
    25 Apr 2015 | 6:04 pm
    OnDeck Main Street Pulse Reports if you're a small business owner, and you walk into a bank, you've got around an 80% chance of getting denied. Hear from the Editor in Chief of Fundera about the state of bank lending to small business. Spoiler alert: it's not great. 18 Vote(s)
  • Reasons to Create a System Backed by Gold and Silver - Part 1

    JohnPaul
    12 Apr 2015 | 8:10 am
    Investors have long understood that Gold and Silver are an excellent hedge against inflation. The analysis is straightforward and we will break it all down to help you better understand it all in a 2 Part post. This is Part 120 Vote(s)
  • What Does it Take to Exit Your Business? - Exit Promise

    Exit Promise
    11 Apr 2015 | 10:24 am
    Perhaps you are one of those business owners who feels you have plenty of time to think about exiting your business. You consider yourself lucky, and whenever you feel it's time to leave, you will be able to exit your business with ease. Well, it may not be so. This is not one of those articles 17 Vote(s)
 
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  • 5 Advantages an Intern Can Bring to Your Small Business

    Caron_Beesley
    29 May 2015 | 3:25 pm
    Summer is right around the corner and intern hiring season is full swing. If your small business doesn't have an internship program you may be missing out. Not convinced? Here are five advantages that an intern can bring to your small business.16 Vote(s)
  • On October 1st, Card Fraud Liability is Changing. Is Your Small Business Ready?

    tuckerleroy
    26 May 2015 | 10:44 am
    Beginning October 1, 2015, small business owners will be liable for any card-present fraud that occurs when a customer uses a credit card with an EMV chip if the business doesn't have a chip-enabled card reader. To protect themselves, small business owners should install chip-enabled card readers.16 Vote(s)
  • 5 Employee appreciation ideas you wish you thought of before

    devan
    23 May 2015 | 9:53 am
    Buying gifts for employees is often more difficult that figuring out what to buy your in-laws for birthdays or the holidays. So how do you figure out how to show employees your appreciation for their hard work? Here's a few ideas I think you might like!18 Vote(s)
  • 6 ways business owners can clone themselves (without actually doing it)

    devan
    21 May 2015 | 10:10 pm
    Ever wish you could just clone yourself? That way you would get twice as much work done, and done the way you wanted it to? (You're not the only one)21 Vote(s)
  • Want Customer Loyalty? Build Your Brand.

    PASAngelique
    21 May 2015 | 10:01 pm
    A brand based on a compelling promise creates what's called loyalty beyond reason. This means that customers will stick with you through thick and thin. When the customer is connected to you for more than rational reasons, they believe in their hearts that there's no substitute for what you offer. 21 Vote(s)
 
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  • How to Pay/Reward your Content Creators

    ivanpw
    29 May 2015 | 2:33 pm
    If you are someone who wants to leverage your time by recruiting others to create content for you, how do you reward your content creator?16 Vote(s)
  • The Best Way to Improve your Communication Skills

    CorporateCoachG
    27 May 2015 | 3:39 am
    Communication is important to your success. It is not only what you say that is important, it is also the effect of what you say on the mind of the listener, which is equally important.19 Vote(s)
  • 5 Tips to Smarter and More Efficient Business Meetings

    smpayton
    18 May 2015 | 3:03 am
    Keep your staff from falling asleep in your business meetings. Hold more meetings and keep them shorter. Get more tips for productive meetings here.18 Vote(s)
  • Employee Engagement is Driven by a Hierarchy of Needs

    gracebepms
    10 May 2015 | 4:42 pm
    As a general socio-scientific rule, people need few things in order to have stability. These comprise eating, staying safe and feeling comfortable in an environment. Only when these things are fulfilled, can you begin consider working on personal growth and intellectual development. 17 Vote(s)
  • Soft Skills Training

    CorporateCoachG
    10 May 2015 | 7:24 am
    Soft skills training are important to you because you need to manage other people. To improve your soft skills training, here are some specific notes that will help you. 18 Vote(s)
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  • What does your business tell you? - Big Red Tomato Company

    TheBetterLeader
    27 May 2015 | 3:21 am
    What do you measure in your business? How do you know whether it's growing or shrinking? This post shows you how to create an information dashboard to give you all the info you need on the health of your business.20 Vote(s)
  • Goal Setting for Work at Home Moms

    HollyHanna
    26 May 2015 | 10:15 am
    Many women who start working from home do so because they have children and plan to supplement the family income without taking time away from the kids. The work at home moms (WAHM) who actually succeed, do so because they have established clear goals for their home-based business. 17 Vote(s)
  • Baby Boomer Entrepreneurs: Why They\'re Set Up for Success

    smpayton
    24 May 2015 | 8:12 am
    While it might surprise you that Baby Boomers - those 50 and over - make up one of the fastest growing segments of entrepreneurs, it shouldn't. They are, it seems, pretty well-equipped to handle the ups and downs that running a business brings. Let's look at the reasons Baby Boomers may be more lik21 Vote(s)
  • 6 Ways You Might be Keeping Yourself from Being a Rockstar Entrepreneur

    smpayton
    22 May 2015 | 1:09 pm
    I fully believe that every entrepreneur has the potential for success. But sometimes, unfortunately, we get in our own way. Here are a few ways you might be limiting yourself from becoming that superstar business owner we all know you can be. If you're not killing it in your business, you might 19 Vote(s)
  • How to Run your Business from The Beach

    previsomedia
    21 May 2015 | 10:28 pm
    If you have been running your business without a holiday, you need some tips for managing things effectively from a distance.19 Vote(s)
 
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  • If you Can\'t Do the Obvious, You are Out of Business

    ivanpw
    25 May 2015 | 6:40 am
    Sometimes the best way to know whether your startup will be successful or not is from the questions you ask when looking for an answer.22 Vote(s)
  • Deliberate Practice: How To Improve Productivity... Fast

    highperformance
    16 May 2015 | 3:55 pm
    When you think of improving productivity, you most likely imagine fancy to-do lists, sophisticated calendars and glamorous lifehacks. Yet, the real improvements are hidden in plain sight. In getting better at the things that you do every single day.18 Vote(s)
  • Want to Tackle Procrastination?

    TekShouts
    15 May 2015 | 8:15 am
    Do you leave everything to the last minute out of fear, boredom, or just sheer lack of focus? Google just acquired a new start-up that can help employees and business owners alike fix their procrastination problem. 19 Vote(s)
  • How to Prioritize ... Today, Next Month, and Next Year

    HollyHanna
    13 May 2015 | 3:23 am
    It's easy to get overwhelmed with a to-do list, especially if your business or home office is a one-woman-show. Knowing how to prioritize and when and where to spend your energy can make you your most productive self. 19 Vote(s)
  • Entrepreneurship is Not Business

    tathan
    12 May 2015 | 9:45 pm
    "What makes a good entrepreneur?" was the topic of the discussion! "Who is an entrepreneur", it was my answer! I was in my mastermind group trying to invigorate the spirit of some of my associates. I was a "First among equals" (Primus inter pares) in a specific group of people and the one, admitted18 Vote(s)
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  • Future of Barcodes, RFID, & Image Barcodes and their impact on IOT

    inventoryninja
    28 May 2015 | 10:06 am
    Picture yourself purchasing a can of Coke at the store. The store clerk picks it up to scan it at the register, but it lacks a scanable barcode. Instead, the clerk moves the can in front of a scanner with image recognition technology. The system recognizes the red and white label as a can of tradit31 Vote(s)
  • Join Us in the #MSFTBizTips “Grow a Dynamic Business\" Chat

    SJC
    27 May 2015 | 11:18 am
    Productivity is imperative in your small business. It leads directly to profitability. But productivity means different things to different people. Certainly it involves effectively managing your team and workforce. It includes things like effective time management and good communications and col21 Vote(s)
  • Productivity Hacks Served Up in High Trending Twitter Chat

    lyceum
    14 May 2015 | 4:27 am
    Social selling is a concept that's been taking the online business world by storm. If you do business online, whether it's selling marketing services to other businesses or selling products directly to consumers, you should probably be utilizing social selling methods. Some might think that socia25 Vote(s)
  • Check Out Biz2Credit\'s Best Small Business Cities Webinar This Week

    lyceum
    13 May 2015 | 6:09 am
    Are you a small business? Are you looking to launch or grow a company in America? Then take a look at Biz2Credit's Best Small Business Cities Webinar that will be taking place Wednesday, May 13 from 3:00 to 4:00 PM (EDT). Join in to find out which are the best cities in the U.S. in which to launch 21 Vote(s)
  • Barbara Corcoran of Shark Tank on Real Entrepreneurs [podcast]

    lyceum
    12 May 2015 | 7:00 am
    With this being National Small Business Week, we're excited to bring you a special conversation featuring Barbara Corcoran - serial entrepreneur, best selling author, keynote speaker, and co-star of the extremely popular show Shark Tank. Barbara shares with us her thoughts on entrepreneurship toda20 Vote(s)
 
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  • How Many Hours Should You Put Into Your Business

    George Meszaros
    29 May 2015 | 2:37 pm
    Have you been wondering how many hours should you put into your business?Does working endless hours make you a hero or a failure?If you had to set a weekly time limit, how many hours would you say is the least number of hours you need to succeed in business?16 Vote(s)
  • 8 Learning Principles Enhance Entrepreneur Survival

    martinzwilling
    29 May 2015 | 1:10 pm
    Aspiring entrepreneurs who rely only on traditional learning vehicles (teachers, classrooms, and risk-free practice) are doomed to failure in founding a startup today. Either they are never really ready to start, study an opportunity until it has passed, or fail with tools and techniques from a byg16 Vote(s)
  • These 8 Groups of People Will Never Start a Business

    martinzwilling
    27 May 2015 | 2:05 am
    Every entrepreneur I know is dismayed by the number of friends who approach them with a line such as "I have an even better idea that will change the world, and one of these days I'm going to get around to starting my own business." I always wonder what is more important to them on an ongoing basis19 Vote(s)
  • Know Your Industry Before You Start Your Business

    PASAngelique
    27 May 2015 | 1:55 am
    Whether you're a service business, manufacturer, retailer, or some other type of business, you want to know your industry inside and out. Read on for the kind of information you have to know very well, even if you don't go to the trouble of writing it all out. 19 Vote(s)
  • 8 Processes Define A Business Rather Than A Hobby

    martinzwilling
    26 May 2015 | 10:54 am
    As a startup investor, I often see business proposals looking for funding that really look like expensive hobbies looking for donations. I recognize that entrepreneurs tend to substitute vision and passion for formal processes, but no discipline or process in building something new is a sure way to17 Vote(s)
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