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Some would-be entrepreneurs start small side businesses as a way to test the waters. We asked nine successful business owners which kind of side businesses they would recommend starting out with.
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In a survey of women, most give "office politics" as their top challenge in the workplace. A recent report suggests women lean into the issue to come out ahead.
Filed In: Sales & Marketing
The Web today is rich with interactive media. These 10 powerful examples are sure to engage your brain.
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Filed In: Staffing & HR
Executives share why empowering employees, especially in small organizations, is key to sustainable success.
Green Business Team in Nature
Filed In: Business Planning and Finance
Adopting sustainable (or "green") practices is a good move for businesses of any size. Just a few small steps can help save the planet and your company's money!
When starting your own business, there is no shortage of advice and opinions flowing your way. Nellie Akalp shares the six worst bits of advice that she has heard over the years.
Filed In: Going Global and Operations
Don't let fear of exporting stop you from finding out more about expanding your business overseas.
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Filed In: Sales & Marketing
Small business expert Denise O'Berry talks about how local small businesses can join forces to make the most of their marketing budget.
The world of social media moves fast. If your business uses social media to communicate with customers and promote your products, here are some recent trends and new releases to be aware of.
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Filed In: Personal Finance and Finance
An increasing amount of baby boomers are set to retire. Financial expert Ty J. Young discusses how the ACA will impact their plans.
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Retailers are losing customers daily because they are failing to get the basics right. See why you're putting your customers off, and how you can win them back.
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Filed In: Technology
Is your small business technology up to par? If not, now is the time for some spring cleaning. Take these simple steps to ensure your business technology keeps running smoothly.
Selling your business involves more than cleaning up your offices and putting out a "for sale" sign. If you want better results, make sure you do your homework.
walking a tight rope
While many startups are filled with bright-eyed company evangelicals, the odds are against you. Learn how to avoid the mistakes many new companies make.
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Filed In: Sales & Marketing
What happens to visitors who come to your site but don't make a purchase or contact you? If you aren't doing remarketing, you may never interact with that potential customer again!
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Filed In: Operations
Tracking metrics improves performance. But it also gives you 3 key benefits you didn't know about.
Filed In: Sales & Marketing
When it comes to business, networks matter. These five apps have become my secret weapons to make sure, no matter how busy I get, my professional networking stays front and center.
Filed In: Sales & Marketing
Money conversations can be tricky. Learn tips on how to convert your prospects into clients by asking the right questions and making it clear upfront how your valuable services will make a difference.
Filed In: Healthcare and Industries
President Obama has signed new regulation closing loopholes and rewarding the compounding pharmacies that have always been regulated.
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Filed In: Sales and Sales & Marketing
One of your most powerful sales tools is your voice. Incorporate a few simple vocal techniques and dramatically change the way people listen to you.
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