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You've got a great idea for a business - now what? Melanie Haselmayr shares the next steps to transform an exciting new business idea into a real business.
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Before you quit your day job to start a full-time business, consider this: A new study shows part-time business startups may have better chances of success.
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Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
We ask 11 entrepreneurs: "If you had one additional hour to dedicate to your business tomorrow, what business task would you spend it on and why?
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Are you looking for something besides Quickbooks or Quicken to manage your accounting? Try these small business accounting software solutions on for size!
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Email marketing can be a powerful tool in an online marketer's arsenal if used intelligently to catch the right people, at the right moment, and with the right message.
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Filed In: Sales & Marketing
Leaving your loyal customers out in the cold is like neglecting a relationship. Here's how to use loyalty marketing to retain those important relationships.
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"How To Be A Redhead" is a great example of how to build a thriving business by knowing your customers, being passionate about how you deliver value, and the power of branding.
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Mobile shopping
When setting up an online store, one of the most important parts of the puzzle is which platform to use. Here's a review of several of the hosted and self-hosted solutions out there.
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
Understanding how to improve your Top of Funnel (also called TOFU by us marketers) can help you generate more qualified leads.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
Do you find your professional development to be the last thing you invest in? If you're an entrepreneur, you've got to invest in yourself and your growth.
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While it may be impractical, or even impossible, to protect your business against every potential risk, it's essential to account for as many as you can and to be as prepared as possible.
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Filed In: Operations
When sales are down or a personal crisis strikes, it might seem easy to give up. Here are valuable lessons one entrepreneur learned during the toughest time in her entrepreneurial career.
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In part 1 of a 2-part series, Melanie Haselmayr outlines the first steps you must take to solidify your new business idea and turn inspiration into reality.
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Constantly seeking feedback from your customers is a great way to learn how to market your business more effectively.
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Filed In: Finance
Strong accounting records are important for any dealings with the IRS, but they can also be a powerful tool for growing your business.
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Filed In: Staffing & HR
People are more willing to embrace constructive feedback when they are encouraged to improve. Here are three ways to inspire employees to increase productivity levels.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
As if being a successful entrepreneur wasn't hard enough, immigrant entrepreneurs must combat stereotypes, cultural differences, and language barriers.
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
Do you find it challenging to come up with ideas for writing great sales copy? Here are three suggestions to becoming an idea machine.
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Are young people really leaving Facebook in droves? Find out if Millennials are Facebook fans or not and what it means to your small business marketing.
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Filed In: Finance
The following is a list of five red flags that every investor should look for (and avoid) when deciding what to invest in next.
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