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  • How to Encourage Positive Reviews From Customers

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    tuckerleroy
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 am
    Brand advocates are three times more trusted and influential than ads or other forms of media, according to brand advocacy solution Zuberance. That means that people who review your business online or talk to others about you are more likely to influence others' buying decisions.18 Vote(s)
  • The Future of Domain Names #infographic

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    SaadAhmadkhan
    1 Nov 2014 | 4:12 am
    Since 1985, when the first .com name, symbolics.com, was purchased, domain names have been valuable pieces of "virtual real estate." Until recently, the market has been relatively limited since most of the short and sweet, easy to remember domains are already owned. How is the market changing? Is t1 Vote(s)
  • How to Encourage Positive Reviews From Customers

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    tuckerleroy
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 am
    Brand advocates are three times more trusted and influential than ads or other forms of media, according to brand advocacy solution Zuberance. That means that people who review your business online or talk to others about you are more likely to influence others' buying decisions.18 Vote(s)
  • Marketing - Sell Benefits, Not Features

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    DaveEdwards
    15 Oct 2014 | 7:20 pm
    Selling features rather than benefits is without doubt one of the most common content and copywriting errors. Here's how you actually start converting your prospects.26 Vote(s)
  • 5 Innovative Customer Service Ideas Worth Stealing for the Holidays

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    alleliaspili
    27 Oct 2014 | 7:05 am
    Here are a few unique customer service strategies of companies that you can use for your own business for the holidays.18 Vote(s)
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  • How to Encourage Positive Reviews From Customers

    tuckerleroy
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 am
    Brand advocates are three times more trusted and influential than ads or other forms of media, according to brand advocacy solution Zuberance. That means that people who review your business online or talk to others about you are more likely to influence others' buying decisions.18 Vote(s)
  • Leadership Qualities: Self Control

    CorporateCoachG
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:36 am
    If you want to influence events and other people, you need to first control yourself. If you cannot control yourself, you won't be able to control anything else. Leadership starts with developing more self control...19 Vote(s)
  • 9 Gmail-Ready Add-Ons to Boost Email Productivity

    cloudswave
    30 Oct 2014 | 7:25 pm
    Reading and answering emails can take up lots of time, time being a currency you don't just waste if you're managing a business. Emails, however, can't be ignored...27 Vote(s)
  • Answer These Ten Key Questions To Beat Competitors

    martinzwilling
    30 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    Change is hard. I see entrepreneurs every day who are trying to change the world with a new idea, and startups that are trying to survive their hyper-growth phase by changing processes to meet demand. In both cases, it's easy for them to become frustrated and give up, since most have never been tra26 Vote(s)
  • Perfecting the Elevator Pitch

    centralpawebster
    30 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Most business professionals who attend networking events have to deliver the obligatory 30 second commercial or ‘elevator pitch.' For many, it's a mundane delivery of your name, your business and what you do for your clients or customers. But, it doesn't have to be. 24 Vote(s)
 
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  • The Future of Domain Names #infographic

    SaadAhmadkhan
    1 Nov 2014 | 4:12 am
    Since 1985, when the first .com name, symbolics.com, was purchased, domain names have been valuable pieces of "virtual real estate." Until recently, the market has been relatively limited since most of the short and sweet, easy to remember domains are already owned. How is the market changing? Is t1 Vote(s)
  • How to Remove Your Embarrassing Photos from Social Media #infographic

    SaadAhmadkhan
    1 Nov 2014 | 4:11 am
    It's easier than ever to share content on social media - and not just the good kind. Smartphones and apps mean private, and sometimes sensitive, photos can be shared instantly, with just about anyone.1 Vote(s)
  • 40 Lessons from the Over 60\'s #infographic

    SaadAhmadkhan
    1 Nov 2014 | 4:09 am
    The way we learn has been revolutionized over the last two decades, but whom we learn from remains the same - those who have lived life and are full of experience. Here are some inspirational words of wisdom from some famous over-60s.1 Vote(s)
  • How To Stop Procrastinating and Get Things Done - Big Red Tomato Company

    TheBetterLeader
    1 Nov 2014 | 2:44 am
    You know when you've got something to do and a deadline to finish something and everything is suddenly more interesting than getting the work in hand completed. Facebook, twitter, emails, filing. Everything can be seen as an attractive alternative to doing work. Here's some practical tips to s1 Vote(s)
  • 10 Tips for Creating the Perfect Tweet that will get Retweeted

    alokraghuwanshi
    1 Nov 2014 | 1:28 am
    Tips On Creating the Perfect Tweet Twitter, the social network of short news items, is one of the queens of the social media world, and learn how to create tweets success is essential for today's businesses. To help in this task are ten simple tips from a study quoted below: Use hashtags and links.2 Vote(s)
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  • How to Encourage Positive Reviews From Customers

    tuckerleroy
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:57 am
    Brand advocates are three times more trusted and influential than ads or other forms of media, according to brand advocacy solution Zuberance. That means that people who review your business online or talk to others about you are more likely to influence others' buying decisions.18 Vote(s)
  • What Are Buyer Personas?

    tankiatwee@yahoo.com.sg
    29 Oct 2014 | 11:06 am
    Profiling the ideal customer is a sales fundamental for any business. When customers' needs or challenges are clearly defined, marketers can then adapt their marketing approach accordingly. Discover how to craft your buyer personas in 3 steps.17 Vote(s)
  • TV Worth Watching: Shows for Small Business Owners

    inventoryninja
    28 Oct 2014 | 9:09 pm
    These shows can provide a great reference for small business owners. If you watch enough, chances are you'll see obstacles you and your business have encountered or are currently facing. Want to learn a little bit more about business with no risk involved? Here are four shows small business owners 29 Vote(s)
  • Marketing: Past and Present

    smpayton
    28 Oct 2014 | 6:27 am
    We've come a long way in how we market to our customers. Here's a cool visual of the history of marketing.17 Vote(s)
  • Step Right Up! How to Become a Vendor at Local Events

    ShannonW
    28 Oct 2014 | 6:04 am
    Becoming a vendor at local events is a great way for your business to get more exposure and profit locally. Here's how to easily find events in your area.18 Vote(s)
 
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  • Marketing - Sell Benefits, Not Features

    DaveEdwards
    15 Oct 2014 | 7:20 pm
    Selling features rather than benefits is without doubt one of the most common content and copywriting errors. Here's how you actually start converting your prospects.26 Vote(s)
  • 9 Free Copywriter Tips For You - Tweak Your Biz

    tiagonogueira
    2 Oct 2014 | 5:57 pm
    Copywriting or Content Writing? What about FREE tips about how to be great in both?! Check this Article for #9-FREE TIPS20 Vote(s)
  • Should You Ignore TV Advertising For Your Business?

    Sian Phillips
    23 Aug 2014 | 4:41 am
    By Martina Mercer Only a decade ago TV advertising was seen as the crème de la crème of marketing. You'd made it if your ad was on the TV and you could sit back and watch the money roll in. Even if your ad wasn't as iconic as Smash, Milk or Hovis it was still guaranteed (almost) to reach thou27 Vote(s)
  • 5 Ways Google Analytics Can Help To Increase Ad Revenues

    Sian Phillips
    15 Aug 2014 | 10:27 am
    By Joydeep Bhattacharya Google Analytics is an awesome piece of software that lets you see what is happening on your website. We can use this data to optimize the site and make it user friendly in order to generate more profits.26 Vote(s)
  • A Deep Look into Product Listing Ads with Google #infographic

    SaadAhmadkhan
    8 Aug 2014 | 10:24 am
    PLAs were the Google's largest growth product in 2013 and are continuing to grow at a rate this year. We have already written a few pieces on PLAs and what they can do for a brand. So croud has decided to put this handy infographic together to make everything you need to know about PLAs, a little s24 Vote(s)
 
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  • 3 Direct Mail Flubs Costing You Big Bucks

    seltzer04
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:39 am
    If you are planning to invest in direct mail here is some expert advice to follow so you can avoid some common mistakes that cost you money... and impact your ROI. You'll save money and maximize your results if you can manage to avoid these flubs...28 Vote(s)
  • Free, Easy Tools to Create and Share Infographics

    seltzer04
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:50 am
    Are you trying to create your first infographic and don't know where to start? Here are my favorite (FREE) tools to help you create and share an infographic with examples from one I recently made myself.23 Vote(s)
  • Steve Sipress on Direct Response Marketing Strategies [podcast]

    LimeWood
    7 Sep 2014 | 10:44 pm
    I Love Marketing podcast: - How Steve went from hating his thankless job to hardly working at all and making more money (Steve also shares his first "light bulb moment" in direct response marketing). - Are you making this advertising mistake most business owners make? (Here's what to do instead19 Vote(s)
  • Don’t Build on Someone Else’s Land: Why Email Marketing is Hot Again

    seltzer04
    16 Aug 2014 | 8:20 am
    Many businesses simply abandoned developing an email marketing strategy in favor of contacting customers and prospects directly on social media... The problem is that businesses spent a lot of time and energy building up their presence on these social media sites that they do not own or control. 20 Vote(s)
  • Does Your Business Have Swag?

    PASjonathan
    14 Aug 2014 | 1:49 am
    Whether you plan to give out freebies at the next trade show you attend, or want to give your employees some logo-clad apparel to wear around and promote your business, we compiled a list of affordable places to buy promotional items for your company.20 Vote(s)
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  • The Complete Noob Guide to Ghostwriting

    amabaie
    9 Oct 2014 | 2:33 am
    When you have a story to tell or ideas to express, getting them down on paper is key to spreading the word. This is true for those who have a message to share, story to tell or product to sell. Businesses and people alike have content that needs to be written from time-to-time, but when they're una35 Vote(s)
  • How to Use Mobile Video to Help Grow Your Small Business

    smpayton
    30 Aug 2014 | 3:27 am
    Mobile video is a fabulous tool to help you make customers happier and keep coming back. Here's what you need to know.18 Vote(s)
  • Safety Saves More than Lives, it Saves Your Company Money

    ChelseaLeigh
    22 Aug 2014 | 10:00 am
    Worker's Compensation claims cost companies millions every year, but that is only the tip of the iceberg. Throw in injured customer compensation, employee down time, equipment and facility damage costs, and legal fees and unnecessary accidents prove to be very costly to any business. These costs ca17 Vote(s)
  • Why Building Relationships Is THE Most Important Thing In Blogging

    Richard Martin
    9 Aug 2014 | 6:48 am
    Relationships are important in ANY business. The type of relationship, and who the relationship is with may vary depending on the type of business, but one thing is for sure; without them, you aren't going to get far. Here is why you should be concentrating on building relationships in your blog24 Vote(s)
  • 10 Posts to Help You Write a Press Release

    smpayton
    29 Jul 2014 | 12:30 am
    Learn everything from how to write a press release to how to pitch a journalist in a single post. Right here.20 Vote(s)
 
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  • Perfecting the Elevator Pitch

    centralpawebster
    30 Oct 2014 | 8:59 am
    Most business professionals who attend networking events have to deliver the obligatory 30 second commercial or ‘elevator pitch.' For many, it's a mundane delivery of your name, your business and what you do for your clients or customers. But, it doesn't have to be. 24 Vote(s)
  • “I Have To Speak To You In Bullet Points…….”

    dabrock
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:59 am
    Understanding our customers' behavioral styles is critical to our effectiveness in connecting with and communicating to them. There are a number of tools that help us understand the behavioral style of our customers (and colleagues). They go by the names of DISC, Meyers Briggs, and others.17 Vote(s)
  • Why, How, Who, When, And What

    dabrock
    24 Oct 2014 | 3:56 am
    There's a huge difference between what our customers go through to buy and what most sales people do in trying to sell those customers. It's this difference that causes much of the disconnect between customers and sales people. It's recognizing this difference and engaging customers in their enti26 Vote(s)
  • Sorry But Your New Is Not That New

    SellBetter
    21 Oct 2014 | 8:08 pm
    Everything new is old again, seriously, no one has sold that way since last year, it's time to change, or you may the next new.19 Vote(s)
  • 6 Nifty Invoicing Solutions for Small Business

    stillwagon428
    21 Oct 2014 | 9:25 am
    Invoicing and accounting solutions specifically designed for freelancers and small businesses have grown in popularity over the last few years. Let's have a look at the ones that are currently ruling the roost.20 Vote(s)
 
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  • Why Hashtags Matter to Small Businesses

    divahound
    28 Oct 2014 | 6:57 am
    You see them everywhere: on the latest episode of The Voice, on the Ford commercial during the Superbowl, and they're all over social media. But do they mean anything? Are they just a fad or will they actually move the needle on your business bottom line? Here are three ways that hashtags can be us23 Vote(s)
  • Revive your old Instagram content with this tip

    cendrinemedia
    27 Oct 2014 | 7:12 am
    Today, I have a quick tip that will help boost your exposure on Instagram. It's super easy to implement! If you have read articles on the platform, you probably know how important hashtags are. Here is another proof.28 Vote(s)
  • TrendPal — Episode 11 and 1 or 42? [podcast]

    lyceum
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:17 am
    Episode 11 and 1 or 42? "42 is the answer to the ultimate question of life, the universe and everything." - Hitchhiker Wiki [Editor's note: We talked for almost 12 minutes, so the audio file on Audioboom is part 1, missing the last part of our podcast. You could listen to the full episode on18 Vote(s)
  • LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter: Top Do’s and Don’ts

    centralpawebster
    24 Oct 2014 | 4:40 am
    I was recently asked to contribute social networking tips for business professionals as a sidebar for an article in Women's Health Magazine. The issue won't hit the stands until March 2015, but it's a great time to share some of my tips here! 28 Vote(s)
  • Pinterest Marketing: 5 Facts Every Small Business Should Know - Tweak Your Biz

    jghanford
    23 Oct 2014 | 4:30 am
    The visual platform, Pinterest, has much to offer small businesses. This article shares 5 facts you should know about maximizing Pinterest and boosting your marketing opportunities.20 Vote(s)
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  • 4 things small business owners NEED help doing

    devan
    28 Oct 2014 | 6:50 am
    Stop trying to be super man/super woman! You need help with some parts of your business -- especially the ones that deal with numbers and analyzing data...20 Vote(s)
  • Top Startup Mistakes: Not Properly Handling Money - CateCosta.com

    CateCosta
    15 Oct 2014 | 9:52 pm
    One of the biggest mistakes new entrepreneurs make over and over again is making a complete mess of the company's money. You would think we would all understand how important money management is given that a business exists to make money, yet we all too easily let things slide that we shouldn't or 25 Vote(s)
  • The Number One Reason Most Startups Fail

    seo786
    14 Oct 2014 | 2:09 am
    Tech startups fail for many different reasons. But some recent research suggests that there's one overwhelmingly simple reason that leads to nearly half of these tech startup failures.23 Vote(s)
  • From ApplePay to AppleCurrency?

    lyceum
    13 Oct 2014 | 5:09 am
    My friend Stefan Engeseth has written a thought provoking piece on Apple. "Apple has created a shopping system of products where everything is connected. The problem for Apple is that the demand they create is bigger than what Apple can provide with products (money paid for complimented product23 Vote(s)
  • Are Money Worries Keeping You Up at Night?

    Rieva Lesonsky
    8 Oct 2014 | 10:16 pm
    Business owners have a lot on their plates, and keeping their businesses in the black is one of the biggest. Here's how to alleviate your top 5 money worries.32 Vote(s)
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  • How Kickstarter Creators Dig For Ideas While Raising Money

    thursdayb
    15 Oct 2014 | 5:08 am
    For some projects, it's not just about raising cash. Hardware creators on Kickstarter are looking for ideas, too...23 Vote(s)
  • More Than 15 Small Business Funding Resources for You

    stillwagon428
    2 Oct 2014 | 9:12 am
    Most small business owners can identify with the challenges of getting financing for their business or funding for a new product. There's no short, easy road to funding, most of the time, but these small business funding resources can help.20 Vote(s)
  • How To Apply For A Business Loan - Tweak Your Biz

    businesstrader
    1 Oct 2014 | 7:19 pm
    When a business opens its doors for the first time, it uses financing it received from a variety of sources.26 Vote(s)
  • How to Compile a Crowdfunding Mailing List

    sjekic
    3 Sep 2014 | 9:25 am
    A common piece of advice marketers give to campaigns is to assemble a crowdfunding mailing list. Doing so opens communication between projector creators and their backers, making it easy to inform said supporters of the campaign's progress and developments. Gathering hundreds of email addresses, ho21 Vote(s)
  • Crowdfunding Essentials What Crowdfunding Model Is Best For You?

    sjekic
    27 Aug 2014 | 4:13 am
    Wrapping up 2012, five hundred and thirty-six active portals existed worldwide, a number that has since skyrocketed due to an enormous amount of media attention and a Western push towards equity crowdfunding. Compared to 2004, for instance, crowdfunding-related headlines appear 9,990% more often to22 Vote(s)
 
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  • Revealed: Franchising Is A Scam

    franpro
    25 Oct 2014 | 12:53 am
    You're reading it right. Franchising is nothing buy a big, fat scam. Grab a pot of coffee and read my in-depth article on the greatest business model ever developed. Then, decide for yourself. 18 Vote(s)
  • Franchise Legislation in US

    ChelseaLeigh
    24 Oct 2014 | 7:11 am
    Franchising is the practice of leasing for a certain period, the right to use a company's successful business model and brand. For the franchisor, the franchise is just another option for building chain stores to distribute goods that help in avoiding the investment and liability of a chain. The fr18 Vote(s)
  • Narrowing Down Your Options in the Sea of Franchise Opportunities

    franpro
    23 Oct 2014 | 3:36 am
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  • Franchise Opportunities: Opening A UPS Store

    franpro
    18 Oct 2014 | 7:28 am
    There's certainly no shortage of franchise opportunities being offered these days.But, how many franchise business opportunities have the brand power of The UPS Store®? 20 Vote(s)
  • Tubby\'s Sub Sandwich Shop May Need PR Help

    franpro
    16 Oct 2014 | 6:25 am
    Healthy foods are getting more and more ink-and more and more popular. It seems that's what people want these days. More and more food franchises are offering healthy choices on their menus. But, if your franchises' name is "Tubby's" how is that going to work out?19 Vote(s)
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  • Making Money Through Blogging: Is This Really A Possibility?

    erikemanuelli
    27 Oct 2014 | 6:58 am
    With issues such as job insecurity and impending economic crises around the world, there are many people who are truly desperate to try to find alternative methods of earning an income.22 Vote(s)
  • #TYBCommunity Round-Up: Will.i.am Reveals Puls Smart Band, Bloggers Block & More

    Sian Phillips
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:22 am
    In this latest #TYBCommunity round up we have a video interview with Will.i.am talking about his technology inventions including the new Puls Smart Band, how to defeat bloggers block, how brand should be treating their customers like partners, using images in your blog, Pinterest marketing, startin19 Vote(s)
  • 5 Tips for Writing for a Specific Target Audience

    erikemanuelli
    19 Oct 2014 | 8:40 pm
    The fastest way to the blog cemetery is to write a nondescript, vague blog that has no focus, no central theme, and no specific audience. Once you have your main concept in place, the next most important step is to determine for whom you're writing your content.21 Vote(s)
  • #TYBCommunity Round-Up: 450,000 Facebook Likes In A Year Plus More - Tweak Your Biz

    Sian Phillips
    18 Oct 2014 | 12:21 pm
    In this latest #TYBCommunity post we have how a business gained nearly 450,000 likes in one year, wrong advice for twitter marketing, lots of content marketing strategy, social media marketing, repurposing blog content, strengths and weaknesses from Richard Branson and lots more. Read on to find ou18 Vote(s)
  • Tips to Give a More Professional Tone to Your Writing

    erikemanuelli
    13 Oct 2014 | 3:01 am
    In order to look "professional", you should always observe some simple rules. In this post you can read six tips on how to create professional content, to keep in mind when you are going to write for a blog or for any other online or offline platform.19 Vote(s)
 
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  • Are You Cheap or Frugal With Your Business? The Difference is Success or Failure

    markzarr
    29 Oct 2014 | 8:07 pm
    As a small business owner, I get it. Every dollar we spend has to be calculated. We don't have a lot of cash to spend so we learn to be as frugal and self-reliant as possible. With that said, I have learned that there is a big difference between being cheap and frugal, a difference that leads to su31 Vote(s)
  • 13 Tips to Successful Communications

    aceconcierge
    28 Oct 2014 | 7:36 am
    Thriving vendor - client partnerships prosper with ongoing conversations that don't merely revolve around sales or projects but also the dynamics of the process as a whole. Effective communication begins with you.19 Vote(s)
  • There’s No Such thing as “Perfect Work-Life Balance”

    stillwagon428
    27 Oct 2014 | 5:49 am
    According to an Ink from Chase and NAWBO survey, 54% of women said they found work-life balance challenging. Darla Beggs, the national president of NAWBO, wants women business owners to stop trying to achieve perfection. Instead, they should feel comfortable making personal choices about the indivi17 Vote(s)
  • #TYBtop10: Popular Growth Experts On Tweak Your Biz

    Sian Phillips
    27 Oct 2014 | 5:43 am
    "Growth" and what it means is a fundamental for business and business people. "Personal, business, innovation, market, customer, value, profit" can either be preceded, or followed by "growing" or "growth". We're lucky at Tweak Your Biz to have so many insightful contributors ready to write about th17 Vote(s)
  • #TYBtop10: The 10 Types Of Nightmare Bosses

    nialldevitt
    22 Oct 2014 | 10:01 am
    I've been lucky to have some great bosses over the years (hat-tip to Anita) but I've also had some really bad ones. Dealing with difficult or nightmare bosses can be both physically and emotionally draining and unfortunately it can also have a direct impact on your career and your effectiveness. 20 Vote(s)
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  • Leadership Qualities: Self Control

    CorporateCoachG
    31 Oct 2014 | 2:36 am
    If you want to influence events and other people, you need to first control yourself. If you cannot control yourself, you won't be able to control anything else. Leadership starts with developing more self control...19 Vote(s)
  • Six Rules for Better Conflict Management

    CorporateCoachG
    26 Oct 2014 | 7:05 pm
    You may be looking for some ideas on how to manage conflict situations or difficult people. Many people don't like conflict situations because they don't really know how to deal with such issues. But at work you cannot keep avoiding the issue. You need to handle the situation and you need to do 19 Vote(s)
  • How can I Get the Team to Work Together?

    CorporateCoachG
    23 Oct 2014 | 2:43 am
    Does your team sometimes not work well together? Do they sometimes fail to work as a cooperative unit and therefore lose some of their productive capacity? You need to find ways to bring the team together around a common frame of reference that will act to bind the team together. But what is the17 Vote(s)
  • Top Startup Mistakes: Screwing Up Hiring - CateCosta.com

    CateCosta
    12 Oct 2014 | 7:56 pm
    When you're building a business, your team is everything. Who you hire will make or break your success. A great hire can add incredible value to your company and free you up to focus on your real strengths while a bad hire can tank your business by costing you time, money, and customers. That's why23 Vote(s)
  • 5 Reasons Your Small Business’ Human Resources Department is Failing

    inventoryninja
    26 Sep 2014 | 6:42 am
    5 Reasons Your Small Business' Human Resources Department is Failing. Back in the day, human resources was referred to as personnel. Personnel handled all aspects of employee management-from hiring to firing to payroll. Unfortunately, in too many small businesses, the human resources department fai21 Vote(s)
 
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  • How to Become a Supplier to Larger Manufacturers

    Caron_Beesley
    29 Oct 2014 | 1:46 pm
    Tapping into a large commercial supply chain and becoming a supplier to a big company can be a game-changer for small businesses. So how do small businesses take advantage of the positive outlook and wealth of opportunity that entering the manufacturing/production supply chain can bring? 21 Vote(s)
  • Employee Engagement: Prepare for Environmental Factors

    lkpetrolino
    29 Oct 2014 | 5:18 am
    External environmental factors have huge affect on an organization's success. Prepare for unforeseen environmental factors for better employee engagement24 Vote(s)
  • 3 steps for effective social media marketing strategy

    tathan
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:27 pm
    I have remembered my first training class for swimming it was really amazing and thrilling experience for me. I have to jump in the pool for the first time with no idea what to do. My friends were swimming well as they all knew the techniques and day to day practices that go with swimming. I saw re16 Vote(s)
  • 7 Strategies for Coming Up With Your Best Ideas Yet

    ivanpw
    20 Oct 2014 | 3:24 am
    Seven strategies business leaders can use to tap into their critical thinking powers to make better-informed decisions.20 Vote(s)
  • Defragging Your Culture: Lessons from Google & Eric Schmidt

    KatieSimpson89
    19 Oct 2014 | 1:45 am
    Google is known as the biggest search giant in the world. But they also quietly revolutionized startup culture. Read on to find out how.18 Vote(s)
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  • Ten Tools You Can Start Using to Maximize Your Productivity

    PASjonathan
    29 Oct 2014 | 8:07 pm
    So what are some other easy and approachable tools that pack a punch for increasing your productivity? We gave it some thought, and found some of the more innovative and effective tools you can start using right away to get more done in less time...27 Vote(s)
  • Positive Thinking: 5 Easy Hacks For A More Positive Attitude

    highperformance
    26 Oct 2014 | 9:39 am
    Science has proven time and time again that using positive thinking when working increases performance across the board (compared to working with a neutral or negative mindset). A positive attitude boost productivity by as much as 31%, as well as your creativity, willpower, energy, imagination and 17 Vote(s)
  • Do Not Feed the Trolls

    lyceum
    25 Oct 2014 | 1:04 am
    Have you experienced Internet users with too much time on their hands? What is the philosophical root of bullying? A parasite with a low self-esteem? It is time to fight back against the trolls of the modern age, in a positive way! Paul Alborough, a.k.a Professor Elemental, has started a campai19 Vote(s)
  • Are You a Benefit to Your Network?

    Debra Kaye
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:47 am
    Value your contacts and they will value you. Entrepreneurs swear by their connections. But sometimes they swear at them as well.19 Vote(s)
  • The Art of Goal Setting: How To Set Goals The Right Way

    highperformance
    21 Oct 2014 | 4:56 pm
    Goals give a direction, a purpose, to everything that you do. Without them you are just aimlessly jumping from task to task and that can only lead to overwhelm, dissatisfaction and lack of success. However, simply setting goals is not enough! You need to set the RIGHT goals for yourself. 17 Vote(s)
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  • The State Of Business Today With Tom Peters [podcast]

    lyceum
    10 Oct 2014 | 3:21 am
    I love Tom Peters. I've declared it before and it's true. So, this is a total fanboy moment for me. A couple of weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to up the quality of conversation on this podcast. At the same time, I realized that there are a handful of my true idols that I've always either been s24 Vote(s)
  • Don\'t Buy Into Fauxsumerism [video]

    centrifugePR
    18 Sep 2014 | 10:55 am
    Elliott takes a hard look at the culture of "fauxsumerism," the act of looking but never buying. Join Elliott in his Fantasy Shopping League, and comment below on what your dream purchase would be. 24 Vote(s)
  • #TYBtop10: The Most Popular Tweak Your Biz Articles During August, 2014 - Tweak Your Biz

    nialldevitt
    15 Sep 2014 | 1:48 am
    Vetting an SEO agency, persuasive web design, going green, using stickers and decals for branding, content marketing for the Millennial generation, stand-out business cards, when is your website in need of a makeover? Online shopping websites, innovative marketing for small business and can C-suite23 Vote(s)
  • HTTPS and follow/nofollow links are causing a stir in the world of SEO

    jonnyross
    13 Sep 2014 | 6:21 pm
    This month has been an extremely interesting one for the world of SEO. First came the announcement from Google that they will begin ranking websites higher if they use HTTPS. Secondly, it seems the debate on follow/nofollow links has reached a peak with many calling for the buying and selling of th26 Vote(s)
  • Watch out for Apples [podcast]

    lyceum
    13 Sep 2014 | 1:55 am
    Lotta Gergils Aston and I are talking about the Apple event on September 9, launching e.g., a new way of payment via the smarthphone and a watch with health and fitness parameters. FYI: This podcast is recorded with Audioboo's iPhone app and RØDE's smartLav microphone.20 Vote(s)
 
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  • Inventory Nightmares: More Stories of Inventory Tracking Hell

    inventoryninja
    30 Oct 2014 | 8:29 am
    This isn't the first time we've shared stories of inventory tracking nightmares-instances when improper inventory tracking led to scary situations-and it likely won't be the last. Although a solid inventory tracking system is important, many businesses don't have an accurate and efficient tool to k25 Vote(s)
  • Apple Pay Changes Everything: Are you adopting it?

    ivanpw
    29 Oct 2014 | 12:05 pm
    Apple has just released iOS 8.1 and with the update, they make history by launching Apple Pay - a mobile payment solution that will change everything.22 Vote(s)
  • The internet of things (mostly bandaids)

    ryanwtracey
    26 Oct 2014 | 12:24 am
    CJ Delling and co-anchor Ryan Tracey (a.k.a. e-learning provocateur) comment on the flakiness of the internet, IP address give-aways, the problem of urban planning in Sydney, fauxnut furnishings, people being bad at making predictions, grumpy cat and CJ being back in 1983.18 Vote(s)
  • Is Minimalist Web Design Poised to Rule the Online Future?

    imwilliamjohnson
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:36 am
    You are trying hard. You have created a website. You are posting contents on a regular basis. But that's only a small part.21 Vote(s)
  • 2015: The Year of Business Productivity Software

    ivanpw
    22 Oct 2014 | 7:29 am
    Business Productivity Software, or BPS, is a new approach for integrating systems, people, and business processes. 2015 will be the year of BPS.28 Vote(s)
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  • 9 Gmail-Ready Add-Ons to Boost Email Productivity

    cloudswave
    30 Oct 2014 | 7:25 pm
    Reading and answering emails can take up lots of time, time being a currency you don't just waste if you're managing a business. Emails, however, can't be ignored...27 Vote(s)
  • Tips and Tools for a Productive Blogging Workflow

    Ileane
    10 Oct 2014 | 2:40 am
    Professional blogger Sharon Hurley Hall shares her best tips and tools for an efficient blogging workflow that lets her produce hundreds of posts every year.32 Vote(s)
  • 5 Asset Management Best Practices

    inventoryninja
    26 Sep 2014 | 3:20 am
    Managing fixed assets is a challenge that grows exponentially as your company grows. If you've been charged with tracking fixed assets, you'll find that you need to be exceptionally conscientious and dedicated. As you undoubtedly know, any challenges in fixed asset tracking could potentially lead t37 Vote(s)
  • Are You Wasting Your 404 Page?

    jonmikelbailey
    21 Sep 2014 | 6:35 am
    What is a 404 Page? You've seen them plenty of times. They're the pages you land on when you've entered a web address incorrectly or gone to a page that has been removed. They can be boring, like this one… Bad-Boring-404-Page Quite frustrating really. You're hoping to get some information 28 Vote(s)
  • The Audacity of Audacity

    ryanwtracey
    6 Sep 2014 | 9:27 am
    Audacity is a free, easy-to-use, multi-track audio editor and recorder for Windows, Mac OS X, GNU/Linux and other operating systems. Use it to turn the Subject Matter Experts in your organization from zero to hero in a few clicks.24 Vote(s)
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  • Answer These Ten Key Questions To Beat Competitors

    martinzwilling
    30 Oct 2014 | 9:15 am
    Change is hard. I see entrepreneurs every day who are trying to change the world with a new idea, and startups that are trying to survive their hyper-growth phase by changing processes to meet demand. In both cases, it's easy for them to become frustrated and give up, since most have never been tra26 Vote(s)
  • How to Write a Business Plan - 7 Key Elements You Need to Have

    MMarquit
    28 Oct 2014 | 6:22 pm
    If you want your business to be taken seriously, you need a business plan. Here are the elements you need to include in order to create a fleshed-out business plan.26 Vote(s)
  • Ideas Are Only The Beginning Of Startup Innovation

    martinzwilling
    28 Oct 2014 | 7:02 am
    Most people think innovation is all about ideas, when in fact it is more about delivery, people, and process. Entrepreneurs looking to innovate need to understand the execution challenge if they expect their startup to carve out a profitable niche in the marketplace, and keep innovating to build an19 Vote(s)
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    ivanpw
    27 Oct 2014 | 6:25 am
    Here are the four crucial aspects you must consider before taking the first steps to starting your own business.20 Vote(s)
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    martinzwilling
    24 Oct 2014 | 5:17 am
    Many experts will tell you that you can't succeed as a part-time entrepreneur, as any good startup will require a 100 percent commitment of your time and energy. But not many of us have enough savings to live for a year or more without a salary, fund the startup, and still feed the family. Thus I o17 Vote(s)
 
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