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  • The Parable of the Rock Project

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    thursdayb
    18 Apr 2015 | 7:53 pm
    "Bring me a rock," the stakeholder says. "I've spent a lot of money on this great big mountain, and I need you to bring me a rock from this mountain that makes the expense worthwhile." "Okay, a rock. Gotcha," the analyst says. "A rock I can do. I am all about rocks. What kind of rock are you loo16 Vote(s)
  • Google’s Mobile Friendly Algorithm to Have Greater Impact than Panda or Penguin - eAskme

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    easkmewebsite
    18 Apr 2015 | 11:36 pm
    See the upcoming changes which gonna change the world. Google's Mobile Friendly Algorithm to Have Greater Impact than Panda or Penguin - eAskme 1 Vote(s)
  • Multi-Screen Marketing for Small Businesses

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    TaylorBPT
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:55 am
    In an effort to accommodate the growing number of mobile users, Google is going to start weighing how mobile-friendly a site is when calculating search engine rank. So what does this all mean for small businesses? 19 Vote(s)
  • 9 Tips for Making Your Offline Advertisements Super Effective

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    PASAngelique
    15 Apr 2015 | 2:04 am
    Do you use offline advertisements? 9 entrepreneurs offer their tips on how to create highly affective offline ads. 20 Vote(s)
  • 6 Ideas to Speed Up Your Customer Service

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    maplesummit
    11 Apr 2015 | 10:25 am
    Looking for new ways to eliminate customers' stress while they wait for customer service? Try reducing the wait - or at least giving the impression you're reducing it, a new study of customer psychology suggests.18 Vote(s)
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  • The Parable of the Rock Project

    thursdayb
    18 Apr 2015 | 7:53 pm
    "Bring me a rock," the stakeholder says. "I've spent a lot of money on this great big mountain, and I need you to bring me a rock from this mountain that makes the expense worthwhile." "Okay, a rock. Gotcha," the analyst says. "A rock I can do. I am all about rocks. What kind of rock are you loo16 Vote(s)
  • 7 Ways To Measure the ROI of Your Social Media Marketing

    Jed
    18 Apr 2015 | 7:21 pm
    How can you measure the return on investment or ROI of your social media marketing endeavors? There are a number of ways to calculate it.17 Vote(s)
  • Why Your Business Needs To Be On Instagram Now

    Xen
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:52 pm
    4 years ago, Instagram was just another social site where people could share beautiful pictures. The site has since grown into one of the most popular and most powerful social media sites today. When Facebook purchased Instagram, it gained an even more solid foothold in the social media arena. As a17 Vote(s)
  • Multi-Screen Marketing for Small Businesses

    TaylorBPT
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:55 am
    In an effort to accommodate the growing number of mobile users, Google is going to start weighing how mobile-friendly a site is when calculating search engine rank. So what does this all mean for small businesses? 19 Vote(s)
  • 3 ways to turn online connections into real world sales

    devan
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:47 am
    Do you do a lot of online marketing? Make sure all the time and effort you're putting into it is giving you a return on your investment! Here's how to make make those online leads into real sales.18 Vote(s)
 
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  • Google’s Mobile Friendly Algorithm to Have Greater Impact than Panda or Penguin - eAskme

    easkmewebsite
    18 Apr 2015 | 11:36 pm
    See the upcoming changes which gonna change the world. Google's Mobile Friendly Algorithm to Have Greater Impact than Panda or Penguin - eAskme 1 Vote(s)
  • The Perfect Instagram Profile Page #infographic

    SaadAhmadkhan
    18 Apr 2015 | 11:23 pm
    nstagram is growing rapidly and the latest news is that there are now over 300 million active users on this often misunderstood social network. If you are promoting yourself or your business then it's about time that you took notice and paid attention to Instagram. Luckily for you this new infograp1 Vote(s)
  • Infographic - How Google’s Algorithm Change Will Drastically Affect Your Website’s Traffic - #SEO

    irfanahmad1989
    18 Apr 2015 | 9:47 pm
    Google is changing its mobile search algorithm, and because of this, mobile friendly websites will rise to the top of mobile searches after April 21 2015. Here are a few important things to keep in mind if you want to clear the mobile-friendly hurdle.2 Vote(s)
  • What to do When Dealing with Informal Investors

    SJC
    18 Apr 2015 | 7:14 pm
    Raising funding from formal investors isn't always an option for every startup. Particularly for young or unproven entrepreneurs, informal investors can seem like much more attractive options. And these more informal options can certainly give your startup the boost it needs. But just because they1 Vote(s)
  • Etsy, ZenPayroll Made Headlines This Week

    SJC
    18 Apr 2015 | 7:13 pm
    Etsy, the online marketplace for handmade and vintage goods, made headlines this week by officially launching its IPO. This means that the website will have to work hard to keep both its stockholders and its sellers happy. But Etsy isn't the only company making changes. ZenPayroll also announced a 1 Vote(s)
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  • Multi-Screen Marketing for Small Businesses

    TaylorBPT
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:55 am
    In an effort to accommodate the growing number of mobile users, Google is going to start weighing how mobile-friendly a site is when calculating search engine rank. So what does this all mean for small businesses? 19 Vote(s)
  • 3 ways to turn online connections into real world sales

    devan
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:47 am
    Do you do a lot of online marketing? Make sure all the time and effort you're putting into it is giving you a return on your investment! Here's how to make make those online leads into real sales.18 Vote(s)
  • Long Copy vs Short Copy. Which sells more? Copywriting tips

    copywritematters
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:57 pm
    There always comes a point in the copywriting process when you ask yourself, have I written enough? This post will take you through long copy and short copy and why you might choose one over the other.17 Vote(s)
  • How to Build a Better Business Content Creation Team 

    MMarquit
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:27 am
    No matter your business, an online presence is required. And if you want a solid online presence, you need good content for your website.17 Vote(s)
  • 2015 Small Business Book Awards Winners

    stillwagon428
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:36 am
    Small business book lovers gather ‘round. The votes have been tallied and now it's time to salute the winners of the 2015 Small Business Book Awards! A huge congratulations goes out to the winners and to all who were nominated. 17 Vote(s)
 
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  • 6 Ideas to Speed Up Your Customer Service

    maplesummit
    11 Apr 2015 | 10:25 am
    Looking for new ways to eliminate customers' stress while they wait for customer service? Try reducing the wait - or at least giving the impression you're reducing it, a new study of customer psychology suggests.18 Vote(s)
  • Keeping Customers Happy

    megantotka
    3 Apr 2015 | 2:45 am
    The longer a customer has a relationship with you, the more they are likely to spend, and the larger the transactions are likely to be. Your repeat customers are also valuable because their word-of-mouth marketing brings more business your way.19 Vote(s)
  • Awesome Tricks To Improve Customer Engagement Online

    erikemanuelli
    23 Mar 2015 | 8:02 am
    Engagement is all about building a strong, loyal relationship. That's how you get repeat customers and a strong reputation. So, how exactly do you encourage and build this? That's what today's post is all about.21 Vote(s)
  • What Kind of Support Channels Should You Handle in Your Online Business?

    karolzielinski
    20 Mar 2015 | 7:14 am
    There are dozens types of contact you are able to offer your customers in your online business. Choose carefully what will work best for you.16 Vote(s)
  • 14 Key Performance Indicators to Measure Customer Service

    stillwagon428
    9 Mar 2015 | 3:39 am
    How do you know if your customer service is living up to customer expectations? The answer is in KPIs, or key performance indicators. Here is a list of different KPIs your business might consider using to measure customer service.19 Vote(s)
 
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  • Multi-Tasking Can Slow You Down

    Carol_Amato
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:35 am
    We all know the serious consequences that can happen when we try to text and drive a car simultaneously. The outcome may not be as dramatic, but recent research is proving that multi-tasking can drastically slow down your progress and even hinder your ability to think logically. Until recently, 18 Vote(s)
  • 4 Brands Capitalising On User-Generated Content

    Webpresence
    17 Apr 2015 | 8:32 am
    User-generated content is something more and more brands are considering for marketing. Here's how some big brands are using it to their advantage.18 Vote(s)
  • What Kind of Content Are You Giving Your List?

    nicolebeckett
    15 Apr 2015 | 2:15 am
    Simply building an email list isn't enough. You also need content that makes the people on your list feel like royalty. 24 Vote(s)
  • The Small Business and The Mystery of SEO

    smpayton
    15 Apr 2015 | 1:03 am
    Is #SEO a mystery to you? Don't have a clue how to attract people with the right keywords? You're not alone. Here's how to decode it for your #smallbiz. 19 Vote(s)
  • Help! My Parents Are the Only Ones Reading My Business Blog

    PASAngelique
    14 Apr 2015 | 4:20 am
    Statistics show that blogs are powerful to consumers. According to online marketing business, LocalVox, small businesses that blog generate 126% more leads than businesses without a blog. So how do you get traction? 19 Vote(s)
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  • How To Know When To Call It Quits

    DevonSmiley
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:11 am
    In a perfect world, each negotiation we start would result in an amazing deal. We'd sail smoothly through discussions and raise a glass of bubbly at the end. In reality, it's rarely like that. Here's how to tell when you should keep at it, and when you should call it quits on a negotiation.20 Vote(s)
  • 4 tips to help salespeople skillfully say \"no\" to customers

    jspirer
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:35 am
    Salespeople find saying "no" difficult. But, sometimes "saying no" is exactly what a salesperson should say to a customer. This blog contains 4 tips to help salespeople learn to skillfully say "no" to customers.17 Vote(s)
  • The Small Business Guide to Invoicing and Getting Paid

    lyceum
    12 Apr 2015 | 8:12 am
    One of the most stressful times for most small business owners is when cash flow becomes tight because payments are not coming in from customers. Not necessarily that your business hasn't been moving along smoothly, but because your customers aren't paying in a timely manner. In this guide to invo18 Vote(s)
  • 5 SMART Goals For Business Development

    JohnMBeveridge
    11 Apr 2015 | 8:33 pm
    The term "business development" means different things to different people. For purposes of this article, I will use Scott Pollack's definition of business development from his article in Forbes: Business development is the creation of long-term value for an organization from customers, markets, an18 Vote(s)
  • Do your sales letters create a champagne supernova or make you look back in anger?

    denisefay
    10 Apr 2015 | 3:14 am
    Are your sales letters working or do they need to be improved? The gatekeeper of a sales letter is always the headline. Taking inspiration from a 90s rock band, this article gives you three top tips on writing headlines that work. 19 Vote(s)
 
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  • 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)
  • How to Create Infographics that Send Hoards of New Visitors to Your Blog

    Ileane
    7 Apr 2015 | 2:31 am
    You've heard that most people on earth are visual learners who can only absorb information by looking at a picture. You certainly know first-hand how busy your readers are. They need you to have an Infographic. You are well aware that it condenses all your information into one visually appealing32 Vote(s)
  • Tickle Your Funny Bone: 20 Desk Toys for the Office

    lyceum
    1 Apr 2015 | 12:49 am
    Personalizing your work-space can boost your moral. Fun gadgets and toys can keep you company during those long work hours and provide some amusement to break the stress. A hilarious or unexpected knick-knack can spark conversations with co-workers or maybe even customers and clients. Check out th18 Vote(s)
  • Internet Marketing Is Your Worst Enemy: 6 Techniques to Slay the Beast!

    atbectdei
    25 Mar 2015 | 2:49 am
    If you're tired of spinning your wheels trying to figure out your online business than you're not alone. You do not want to miss out on these tips to help you slay the internet marketing beast once and for all ! 20 Vote(s)
  • Flow Hive Makes Harvesting Honey Easier for Bees and Keepers

    PMVirtual
    10 Mar 2015 | 7:13 pm
    Consuming honey may be an enjoyable activity, but gathering it certainly isn't. Extracting honey from beehives has traditionally been a complicated and sometimes dangerous process. But now an Australian beekeeper and his son are aiming to change that process. Their product is called Flow Hive. The22 Vote(s)
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  • What Does It Take To Become A Successful Entrepreneur

    George Meszaros
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:00 pm
    Do you want to become a more successful entrepreneur?I know I do. Even if I don't always know how.I wanted to write this post as a reflection on all the interviews we have done on Success Harbor with some great entrepreneurs.We ask many questions in many different ways.19 Vote(s)
  • Wet Shave Club: Growing a $4K Investment into $350K Business [podcast]

    lyceum
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:49 am
    Sometimes a person who has a good business idea isn't able to translate it into a successful business. But that doesn't mean it can't be done. Rohan Gilkes was not the original founder of Wet Shave Club - a monthly box subscription service sending supplies to those men who prefer old-fashioned, tra18 Vote(s)
  • The Top 100 Passionate People of 2015! Who Gets Your Vote!

    Ileane
    5 Apr 2015 | 4:34 am
    Vote for your favorite blogger. Here's a snippet of my nomination: The thing I like best about Ileane is that her blog is so understated. Even the title's understated. "Basic Blog Tips," leaves you with the initial impression that this is going to be a simple blog with posts that just hit19 Vote(s)
  • Recycling Business Plan Sample

    TaylorBPT
    1 Apr 2015 | 7:07 pm
    Waste management is a $43 billion dollar industry, growing at a rate of 2.3% since 2009.This is a complicated industry with several barriers to entry. With so many variables, your idea will need to be carefully written to successfully attract investment.16 Vote(s)
  • What B2C can teach B2B about social

    cendrinemedia
    18 Mar 2015 | 2:30 pm
    When it comes to social media, the B2B and B2C segments are similar and yet very different. Similar because companies in both segments often jump on the social media bandwagon with non-existent strategies and high expectations. They are also different due to their audiences. In the B2B space,22 Vote(s)
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  • 7 Ways To Measure the ROI of Your Social Media Marketing

    Jed
    18 Apr 2015 | 7:21 pm
    How can you measure the return on investment or ROI of your social media marketing endeavors? There are a number of ways to calculate it.17 Vote(s)
  • Why Your Business Needs To Be On Instagram Now

    Xen
    17 Apr 2015 | 7:52 pm
    4 years ago, Instagram was just another social site where people could share beautiful pictures. The site has since grown into one of the most popular and most powerful social media sites today. When Facebook purchased Instagram, it gained an even more solid foothold in the social media arena. As a17 Vote(s)
  • White Album with Sound Bites by Aqua? [podcast]

    lyceum
    14 Apr 2015 | 5:58 am
    Episode 24 of TrendPal podcast show with Lotta Gergils Aston and Martin Lindeskog Show notes: 00 [Editor's note: raw recording… 1…2…3… ;) ^ML] 01 Never be without power with CrankCase & CrankBox - Indiegogo 01 vev - crank in Swedish 02 Ringr app 03 Audvisor 04 Tworganize app 05 Autosche17 Vote(s)
  • How to Easily Measure Your Content Marketing Efforts

    ronsela
    14 Apr 2015 | 4:23 am
    Planning the content marketing process is a vital act which needs to be paid attention to for the successful returns of your online promotions.20 Vote(s)
  • How to Guest Post and Rock Your Pitch

    Ileane
    13 Apr 2015 | 6:30 am
    This is a guest post from Sue Anne Dunlevie You may not realize it, but by guest blogging, you can build a name for yourself, grow your list and provide links back to your blog - helping you generate more traffic. In order for you to have a chance at guest posting on high-ranking blogs, you have t24 Vote(s)
 
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  • 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)
  • 10 Things the Bank Will Ask When You Need a Business Loan

    PASAngelique
    8 Apr 2015 | 7:35 am
    "That bank loan you want for your company? Well, the bank is going to want a lot before they give it to you."18 Vote(s)
  • The 8 Most Common Small Business Accounting Mistakes

    PASAngelique
    7 Apr 2015 | 4:08 am
    "Some accounting mistakes are minor, insignificant and - when they're inevitably noticed by someone within your business - easy to correct. But others are more serious and could have a significant effect on your business's financial health."32 Vote(s)
  • Why You Should Use Credit Reports to Vet B2B Customers

    lyceum
    3 Apr 2015 | 3:07 am
    You probably wouldn't dream of loaning large amounts of money without credit information on the borrower, right? But do you pull credit reports on the companies with whom you do business? The comparison is clear enough: In business-to-business transactions, credit is often extended directly or in22 Vote(s)
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  • The Startup Pitch Advice, \"Tell a Story,\" Doesn\'t Mean Tell Your Story -

    CateCosta
    11 Apr 2015 | 10:30 am
    If you follow the general rules of giving good presentations, especially giving a good pitch presentation to an investor, you'll see the idea of telling a story repeated over and over, but what story do you need to tell? Hint: not yours. 20 Vote(s)
  • 10 Things To Know Before Your Startup Does A Crowdfunding

    thursdayb
    5 Apr 2015 | 5:30 am
    Crowdfunding is all the rage these days, and it makes sense. There are many potential benefits, such as the prospect of developing an enthusiastic base of early adopters before there's even a product for them to hold. But it's not as straightforward as it seems, and your success will depend grea20 Vote(s)
  • Investors Always Want to Be The Coolest Kids in the Room

    thursdayb
    3 Apr 2015 | 2:55 am
    Investing in an amazing startup is like buying the hot new gadget that's just come on the market. Just being able to lay down your cash, either for an investment or a gadget is a good social signal, […]20 Vote(s)
  • Why My Crowdfunding Campaign Failed

    PASAngelique
    24 Mar 2015 | 3:02 am
    "Why do more crowdfunding campaigns fail than succeed? What can you learn from a crowdfunding failure? I talked to entrepreneurs who've made crowdfunding mistakes and got their perspective on what went wrong with their initial campaigns, and what eventually led them to success."19 Vote(s)
  • Investor and Startup. Why? When?

    karolzielinski
    23 Mar 2015 | 8:10 am
    Why do we build companies? For money. What's the goal of every business? Earning money. Not raising money from investors. But earning.19 Vote(s)
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  • What You Need to Know About Paying Taxes

    MMarquit
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:00 pm
    As tax season starts to wind down (or speed up, if you are trying to beat the filing deadline), it's a good time to reflect on what you should know about paying taxes, and how you can streamline the process.18 Vote(s)
  • 8 Small Business Tax Preparation Mistakes to Avoid

    Caron_Beesley
    6 Apr 2015 | 10:06 am
    Tax time brings with it a sense of urgency and pressure, and mistakes inevitably follow. Tax deductions go unclaimed, paper trails go awry and costly surprises can result. Here are eight of the most common tax preparation mistakes that small businesses make, plus some tips for mitigating them.22 Vote(s)
  • INFOGRAPHIC - Small Business Report, What SMB’s Need to Know About Taxes

    inventoryninja
    26 Mar 2015 | 2:27 am
    When it comes to taxes one of the biggest challenges for a small business is navigating the complex landscape of what taxes are owed where. One of the top complaints that small business owners had against their accountants in the 2015 Small Business Accounting Report, was a lack of guidance.47 Vote(s)
  • Stop! Don\'t Take Those Tax Deductions If You Plan to Sell Your Business

    SJC
    20 Mar 2015 | 9:41 am
    As tax season looms again for small business owners, it's time to think about those deductions. But wait! Though common sense may tell you to take as many as you can, that could be a bad strategy long term. That's especially the case if you plan to sell your business. Why? Because experts say 17 Vote(s)
  • 2015 Small Business Report - Accounting

    inventoryninja
    11 Mar 2015 | 7:14 am
    Every new year can be challenging for all small businesses as plans are made for the future, especially plans that center around finances. At Wasp Barcode, we continue to hear from our small business partners that industry-wide metrics, specific to small and medium sized business, are difficult to38 Vote(s)
 
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  • #TYBCommunity Round-Up: Twitter\'s New Retweet, Guest Posting, Blog Content & More

    Sian Phillips
    17 Apr 2015 | 1:05 am
    In this #TYBCommunity round up we include posts about email subject lines, MakeMyPersona, guest posting, AgoraPulse, blog content creation ideas, Twitter's new retweet with comment feature, mobile friendly sites and much more.21 Vote(s)
  • 20 Sites to Get Free Images For Your Content

    erikemanuelli
    8 Apr 2015 | 2:16 am
    Finding the right media (while complying with the legal rules) is one of the most difficult parts of the creation of an article. Here is a list of 20 websites to find free photos, without copyright, to use in your content.31 Vote(s)
  • #TYBCommunity Round-Up: Facebook Business Page Instead of Profile, About Page etc

    Sian Phillips
    7 Apr 2015 | 2:37 am
    In this #TYBCommunity round up we include posts about using a Facebook business page instead of a profile, about us pages, YouTube cards, social media marketing mistakes, organic reach, long tail keywords and more.18 Vote(s)
  • 11 Mistakes that a Good Blogger Should Avoid

    erikemanuelli
    2 Apr 2015 | 2:29 am
    Becoming a professional is the dream of many new bloggers. There are some steps and suggestions that you can follow that may help you reach the success online. Of course during the life of your blog, you can learn a lot from your experience, but there are also things that you could understand22 Vote(s)
  • 5 Important Factors You Need to Consider With Google and SEO

    erikemanuelli
    31 Mar 2015 | 9:50 pm
    What are the things that you need to know about Google and SEO? Is it all as scary as you are lead to believe? In short, no. Google can be a valuable tool. But, you need to play by the rules. Here are five important factors that you must consider when it comes to Google and SEO.18 Vote(s)
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  • Internet Law: 5 Essential Facts Every SMB Should Know

    KellyWarnerLaw
    11 Apr 2015 | 5:47 am
    It's the Digital Age, and savvy small business owners in today's Internet-dependent marketplace need to have a firm understanding of cyber law basics. With that in mind, let's review the 5 most important Internet law fundamentals that could mean the difference between thriving and failing.19 Vote(s)
  • 20 Places to Get Low Cost or Free Legal Advice for Business

    Jed
    2 Mar 2015 | 2:50 am
    A contract dispute, a lawsuit from a customer, an employee filing an ADA complaint - these are a few of the legal issues you could face as a small business owner. Then there are the more routine matters, like forming a new LLC or putting together a commercial lease. One way or another there will be19 Vote(s)
  • 5 Simple Ways to Comply With New Consumer Laws

    johnfaust
    15 Jan 2015 | 8:17 pm
    Online reviews websites like Yelp and TripAdvisor are increasingly being relied upon by consumers as a low cost means of making more informed purchasing decisions and by businesses to boost sales.20 Vote(s)
  • Midterm Election Issues Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners Should Keep an Eye on

    PASjonathan
    8 Nov 2014 | 5:06 pm
    You'll want to keep your eye on the outcome as it may have an impact on the business decisions you make in the near future. To help you figure out what you should be paying attention to, we've elaborated on some of the main issues that stand to affect entrepreneurs and business owners alike.20 Vote(s)
  • Tracking Government Grants: Compliance with Federal Regulations

    inventoryninja
    23 Oct 2014 | 5:35 am
    When people think of government grants, it's likely their first thought is of grants for student financing enabling teenagers to attend college. However, there are many grants and sub-grants offered to businesses for a variety of reasons. Grants may be obtained to fund scientific and technology pro31 Vote(s)
 
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  • The Parable of the Rock Project

    thursdayb
    18 Apr 2015 | 7:53 pm
    "Bring me a rock," the stakeholder says. "I've spent a lot of money on this great big mountain, and I need you to bring me a rock from this mountain that makes the expense worthwhile." "Okay, a rock. Gotcha," the analyst says. "A rock I can do. I am all about rocks. What kind of rock are you loo16 Vote(s)
  • How to Avoid Underpricing Your Freelance Services

    Caron_Beesley
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:57 pm
    When you think about making more money out of your freelance business, getting new clients probably springs to mind, but another often overlooked strategy is to increase your rates.Here are four things you can do to become more pricing proficient and stop underpricing your services.18 Vote(s)
  • Is Sleep Deprivation Killing Your Chances Of Entrepreneurial Success? - Forbes

    sh4ddai
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:57 am
    We've all had those nights. You have a tight deadline, and need to stay up all night to get it done. You had to stay late for a meeting, and your personal responsibilities take you well past midnight. You didn't have time to read the new contract, so you're trying [...]19 Vote(s)
  • Key Principles of Office Space Planning

    jamesosgood
    12 Apr 2015 | 8:09 am
    Thoughtful office space planning will not only enhance employee job satisfaction and employee engagement, foster recruitment and retention of top quality employees, but also positively affect the bottom line. 18 Vote(s)
  • The Super Power That Can Change Your Business

    LimeWood
    9 Apr 2015 | 11:20 pm
    The "super power" that I value, appreciate and try to emulate the most is, hands down, kindness. It is the most underused and undervalued business success tool that we have. I have watched the power of kindness transform people's lives with a simple word, gesture or random act. Kindness changes th18 Vote(s)
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  • Outsource Vs. In-House: An Invoice Debate

    ivanpw
    16 Apr 2015 | 3:37 am
    Here we weigh up the pros and cons of outsourcing certain elements of the invoice process to help you decide what is right for your business.17 Vote(s)
  • How to Improve your Listening Skills

    CorporateCoachG
    15 Apr 2015 | 1:11 am
    How would you rate your own listening skills? Some people don't listen well, so they forget too much. Do you tend to forget too much? If you want help with your listening skills and memory retention, please read on….20 Vote(s)
  • How can We Improve Leadership?

    CorporateCoachG
    10 Apr 2015 | 3:16 am
    You can improve leadership by improving the seven essential elements of leadership, which are the ability to: 1 Project a clear vision; 2 Excellent communication skills; 3 To formulate winning plans; 4 Handle conflicts; 5 To self-motivate; 6 To motivate others; 7 The ability to act as a role model.20 Vote(s)
  • Outsourcing May be Worse for Business Than You Think

    previsomedia
    3 Apr 2015 | 3:08 am
    It appears that outsourcing, as a cash saver, may not be all it's cracked up to be. Many of the world's largest corporations are now moving many of their former outsourced processes stateside once again.22 Vote(s)
  • How to Deal With Conflict Situations

    CorporateCoachG
    31 Mar 2015 | 10:33 pm
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    16 Apr 2015 | 7:55 pm
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    highperformance
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  • Moz Introduce New Spam Score Metric

    Xen
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    PMVirtual
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    lyceum
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    nialldevitt
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    TaylorBPT
    21 Mar 2015 | 10:33 pm
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  • 10 Ways Technology Can Enhance Employee Engagement

    TaylorBPT
    17 Apr 2015 | 12:56 am
    To uncover the best tips on how to maintain an engaged workforce, we asked several companies to share examples of how they use technology to inspire their employees. The results were outstanding as we compiled a list of actionable advice that any company can easily apply to their own office.21 Vote(s)
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    inventoryninja
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    bizsugarstan
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    inventoryninja
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    JillDavenport
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  • Art Without a Roof Sells T-Shirts Made by the Homeless

    lyceum
    16 Apr 2015 | 8:01 pm
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  • How to Start a Business With Minimal Risk

    George Meszaros
    16 Apr 2015 | 7:22 am
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  • Are You Mentally Tough Enough To Be An Entrepreneur?

    martinzwilling
    15 Apr 2015 | 12:40 am
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    martinzwilling
    14 Apr 2015 | 4:22 am
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