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Dollar-boat-sinking
Startup businesses don't have the benefit of hindsight, or much experience in the workings of Murphy's Law. Mike Kappel explains how his first major business purchase nearly sunk his business at the start.
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government-contracts
Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
Becoming a successful contractor in the federal marketplace can be a great way to open up new streams of revenue that can diversify your existing business.
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web-analytics
Online business owners need to make sure that they understand what brings the customers and the revenue. Here are five tools that can help.
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customer support operator
Sometimes it's worthwhile to take a break from the statistics, graphs, and KPIs to focus on the things your customers want you to improve on.
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confused-businessman
If you are a business that uses independent contractors, be aware that you often have conflicting guidelines at the state, federal, and local levels.
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Website traffic
Filed In: Sales & Marketing
In part 3 of his 3-part series on lead generation, Howard Yeh discusses various online marketing methods that can keep the top of your marketing funnel flowing.
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sales-goals
Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
Successful salespeople implement effective strategies. They focus on the right prospects, make it easier to work with them, and develop creative business solutions.
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Hong kong city at night
With so many countries, so many options, and so many factors to consider, where does an entrepreneur looking to plant roots in Asia even start?
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Attractive young woman wearing glasses
Filed In: Sales & Marketing
Everyone knows that you must educate if you want to build trust. But teaching what you know how to do is also a powerful way to go beyond trust to closing more deals.
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business-clones
As an entrepreneur, you have specific skills that make you successful. But as your company grows, you need to hire employees with complementary skills.
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dislike
With Facebook dramatically reducing its organic reach, is it time to look to other social media networks?
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Rapid changes in technology
Filed In: Technology
Small business expert Denise O'Berry shares two steps to help you keep your business up to date with the fast pace of changing technology.
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graduates
The majority of college graduates want to start a business -- but do they have the right stuff? A new survey says no.
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business-deal
Prices paid for companies are up 30% over just three years ago and with prices so tempting, many small companies are considering a business sale.
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ipad
Filed In: Technology
Did you know that you can run your business using your iPad? It offers freedom and flexibility to keep up with the speed of business, no matter where you are.
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Cloud security concept
Filed In: Cloud Computing and Technology
With the proper precautions in place, the cloud can be a safe place in which to conduct business securely, privately, and profitably.
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hiding-man
Dont be fooled: entrepreneurship is not an easy ride. Sarah Santacroce shares nine challenging things about starting a business you must know beforehand.
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Time-mangement-concept
Time management can be a challenge, especially for small business owners. However, you can manage this finite resource and keep your sanity. Here's how.
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Dead End, Opportunity Two-way sign
Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
All leads are not created equal. Learn how to minimize the time you spend on dead-end leads so you can focus on the good ones.
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mobile technology
Filed In: Technology
Productivity lessons learned from real estate pros speak to how mobile technology can serve as a secret weapon for all business owners and offer SMBs a competitive advantage.
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