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[ 0 ] Sep. 29, 2014

Avoid Misclassification of Your Employees

Federal and State Regulators Toughen Stance On Employers that Misclassify Workers. By Megan Moran When should an employee be classified as exempt versus non-exempt, and therefore not required to receive overtime pay? Because labor laws that determine classification status are complex, the answer often is not clear cut to business owners, who may prefer to […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 29, 2014

8 Steps To Making Decisions Decisively

By Jen Lawrence Being able to make good decisions quickly is essential to business success. If you find yourself hesitating when it comes to making a choice, here are eight steps that can help you be more decisive: 1.    Have a clear decision making process. If you don’t have a good critical thinking process in place, you […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 29, 2014

GPS Girl: Build Your Business By Speaking

The GPS Girl’s top five benefits of building your business through speaking. By Karen Jacobsen The GPS Girl Do you get nervous when you are asked to speak in front of large or small groups? Does having all the attention and all eyes trained on you allow you to thrive or want to dive under […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 22, 2014

Five Ways To Leverage Mobile Technology

Five ways small businesses can leverage mobile technology.  By Brooke Temple SVP, Strategic Partnerships at CallFire In today’s world, there is no more direct communication channel than a cell phone. Phones are always in our hands; they give real-time alerts, facilitate important communication, make bank deposits, and house important photos. Mobile is also the best […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 22, 2014

New Domain Extensions For Your Business

There is a wide variety of new domain extensions now available. Which new domain name best fits your business? By Kelly Meeneghan Peters Manager, 1&1 Internet, Inc. (www.1and1.com) For over six months, new domain options have been available to the general public to register for their personal and professional websites. Totaling more than 700, these […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 22, 2014

The Best Way To Start A Small Business

The best way to start a small business? Don’t start a business! By Ross Beyeler Founder, Growth Spark You have an idea, a design or a prototype. You’re interested in diving into the startup world and want to try selling this thing. The first step in starting a business – don’t try to start a […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 15, 2014

Avoiding These Key Factors of Failure

What are the key factors of failure and how can your business avoid them? By Sheryl Southwick According to the U.S. Small Business Administration, over 50 percent of small businesses fail in the first five years. And though there are thousands of books, blogs, and magazines devoted to how to make a business a success, […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 15, 2014

Should Your Company Consider Gamification?

Gamification is on the Rise – Why Your Company Should Think Twice By Adam Hollander Gamification has become a real buzzword over the last few years.  The idea of applying game mechanics to incent behavior has really taken hold; new articles and statistics are published almost every day and we’re seeing huge numbers of enterprise […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 15, 2014

Commitment Needed To Achieve Dreams

To achieve your dreams, you must have commitment. The author shares insight on how you can develop and practice commitment. By Sourena Vasseghi Perhaps the most common reason people don’t achieve their big dreams is they fail to commit—not only to the big picture but to the fundamentals. Largely because of my multiple handicaps from […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 8, 2014

Public Speaking Fears and Facts

By Ruth W. Crocker Larry’s boss was so pleased with his work performance that he asked Larry to give a fifteen-minute presentation to the entire department of twenty-five people. Larry felt confident about his work, but not about standing up and talking about it. In fact, it was the last thing he wanted to do. […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 8, 2014

Take Your Digital Marketing Mobile

By Tamara Weintraub ReachLocal If you’ve ever looked up another business on your smartphone’s browser or via an app, you know how easy it can be to find what you’re looking for. But if you’re a local business that’s not showing up in mobile search results, then you are likely missing out on tons of […]

[ 0 ] Sep. 8, 2014

PR Marketing Strategies To Get You Noticed

This is a great time of year to ramp up your pr marketing campaigns. Nancy Gerstein, CEO of Creative Marketing Associates shares some of her strategies: With the economy on a slow but steady rebound, entrepreneurs and small businesses are coming out of survivalist mode and looking for new ways to grow.  Small business owners […]

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