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Filed In: Legal and Finance
The controversial Hobby Lobby ruling has opened up a Pandora's Box of legal, social, and HR questions that lawyers and businesses will be grappling with in the coming years.
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"Using" other people to promote commerce is nothing new and it's a great way to get found. Here are ways you can "use people" to further your brand.
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Be a yardstick of quality when building your company, because high quality in all facets of your business is a measurement of your success.
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Mix 2 cups of grit, a dash of passion, and a pinch of personality into a recipe for success. Learn how this foodie couple built their blog into a lucrative home-based business.
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Filed In: Getting Started
Entrepreneurship is a noble and necessary vocation. Are you ready to take a leap of faith and embrace the risk of starting your own business?
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
Many marketers tend to tread carefully on calls to action while trying to promote their businesses. Here's how you can strategically use the CTA to your business's advantage.
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A referral is the result of a job well done, exceeded expectations, and delivering an experience worth talking about. Always begin with a referral in mind.
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Fresh content is the lifeblood of the Internet, or at least, of the search engines. Here's how to turn that content into a new channel to drive traffic to your site.
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social media
Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
Many business owners still view social media as a waste of time. Sales expert Elinor Stutz shows you how to increase your sales by harnessing the power of social media.
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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
It is often said that two heads are better than one. In the case of having a business partner to bounce ideas off of and to network with, it can be priceless.
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leadership
Leadership lessons come in many forms. Ann Gatty shares some important lessons that she learned from her older brother Paul, who passed away recently.
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Free publicity is really a great way to grow your business. Here are three key things you need to remember when crafting your publicity pitch.
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The business world is full of "instant success" stories, but there are some successful entrepreneurs who failed at first, only to find great success later.
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Customers are overwhelmed with choices, and the last thing they need is another option. Identify the one thing that makes your business unique, and then build your business around it.
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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
Haunted businesses are everywhere. Recognize your "ghosts" and don't ignore them. They can help or hurt your success if you don't deal properly with them.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
If you're unhappy at work and looking for a new job, it's critical you understand the root cause of your dissatisfaction in order to avoid finding yourself right back where you started.
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Shannon McFayden, once named one of the "25 Most Powerful Women in Banking," shares her best advice for HR professionals and for all women in business.
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
A typical sales funnel gathers as many potential clients as possible and converts them into sales. Here's how to build a successful sales funnel.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
Microsoft head Satya Nadella recently told a conference of women in tech that they should not ask for a raise. Instead, they should trust in "faith" and "karma."
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Social media dominates small business owners' marketing tactics -- but measuring social media ROI is still a challenge. Rieva Lesonsky shares some tips.
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