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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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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
In business, the art of successful selling lies in the ability to sell without appearing to be selling. Here are four tips on how to not look like an unabashed seller.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
When leaders model authenticity, in the way in which they handle themselves in the workplace, they build a culture that produces high-quality results with confident, motivated employees.
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As you prepare for your next online marketing campaign, here are three robust online marketing dashboard tools that might be able to help you.
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Most businesses think that more web traffic equals more money. The dirty little secret is that conversion optimization could instantly and dramatically increase your revenue.
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The exploding popularity of visually centric social media sites makes it clear that visual blogging is the wave of the future when it comes to online and social media content.
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
What are the small steps you can take that will lead you to big sales? Here are some ideas you can implement to increase your sales.
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Filed In: Operations
For entrepreneurs, the ability to effectively manage time is one of the great determinants for business success - and for maintaining sanity.
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Filed In: Financing & Credit and Finance
The new crop of "alternative lenders" that have popped up to fill the void left by banks offer an option to small businesses with bad credit.
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Studies have shown that seven hours (and not eight) is the optimal amount of sleep for your health and cognitive performance. Here are some tips to help improve your sleep behavior.
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Filed In: Your Career and Staffing & HR
One day you open your inbox and there it is: an email alert about a new job posting that describes your dream job! What can you do to get an interview?
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In today's tech industry, contract work is fast becoming the new normal. But if the world's best engineers are all going freelance, how can technology companies find them?
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Authority marketing means using your expertise to build a reputation for yourself in your industry. Learn how to apply its principles to any business.
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