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[ 0 ] Aug. 3, 2015

Franchising Your Business

How franchising a business helps you avoid common entrepreneurial mistakes.  By Rick Coffey Founder and Owner, Barkefellers For anyone with the entrepreneurial spirit, the idea of taking your own idea and turning it into an actual business is thrilling. However, building a business requires so much more than a great idea. It is not enough […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 3, 2015

Reinvent and Coach Yourself To Success

Reinvent yourself for entrepreneurship.  Coach yourself to success in business. By Berry Fowler Founder and Chairman of Fowler International Academy of Professional Coaching 1. Start with the End in Mind Growing your business is a journey, and with any journey it’s important to begin by knowing exactly where you want to end up. Create a […]

[ 0 ] Aug. 3, 2015

Managing Promises

Why you should stop managing people and start managing promises. By Daniel F. Prosser Eighty-seven percent of all businesses fail to fully execute their strategy each year. It’s highly likely your company is one of them. Businesses fail for many reasons, but often, those reasons boil down to the obvious—time and again, someone didn’t perform. […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 27, 2015

Surety Bonds: 5 Facts You Should Know

A pro shares her knowledge on surety bonds: 5 facts all small business owners should know. By Melanie Baravik SuretyBonds.com Outreach Team As a small business owner, you should know all the ins and outs of your business requirements. Surety bonds are sometimes overlooked, but are a very important part of business ownership and shouldn’t […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 27, 2015

8 Tips To Keep Clients Happy

Keep clients happy with these eight tips from a pro. By Lisa Kroese Small business owners in service related industries will stand out with hands on client communication. Keeping clients happy is easier with a simple policies. Happy clients will be your best source of new leads and a few simple steps can maximize the […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 27, 2015

Protecting Your Portfolio

Protecting Your Portfolio In A Turbulent Market Investors Must Stay Focused Even In The Face  Of Financial Storms, Wealth Advisor Says Investment experts who predicted a turbulent stock market this year have seen their prophecies come true. One of the more recent examples came when a spike in long-term interest rates unnerved investors, sending major […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 20, 2015

Building Revenue From SEO

Focus on key results to gain more revenue from SEO.  By Tom Shivers Founder, Capture Commerce Most e-commerce businesses have revenue goals; but with limited time and resources, it’s critical to pick your SEO battles strategically so that the effort you put in pays off. In this article, I’ll explain SEO from an ecommerce perspective […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 20, 2015

Working With Financial Advisors

Financial Advisors don’t always catch everything. 6 missteps that might be costing you money. There are plenty of good folks serving as financial advisors, says Mark Roberts, ChFC, FIC, who has worked in the industry for more than two decades. “Many of my colleagues form pleasant relationships with their clients and seem to really care […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 20, 2015

How To Counteract Phishing Scams

  Phishing in the C-Suite: 3 Ways to Avoid Getting Harpooned By Jonathan Levine Chief Technology Officer, Intermedia Last year, the corporate controller for Scoular Co., a U.S. grain trading and handling firm, received an email from the CEO asking to wire transfer $780,000 to a bank in China. So he did. When another email […]

[ 0 ] Jul. 13, 2015

6 Branding Mistakes To Avoid

6 branding mistakes to avoid. By Pamela Webber Chief Marketing Officer, 99designs Branding is an important part of building a business, yet not every business owner gives it the attention it deserves. This is surprising since according to a survey we recently conducted to over 700 small business owners, 60% admitted that a company’s brand […]

[ 1 ] Jul. 13, 2015

Mixing Family With Business

Can you thrive while mixing family with business? By Marsha Friedman I once agreed to be a guest on a radio talk show that I thought would focus on marketing tips. But – as I always warn people preparing for their first talk radio interviews – the host can sometimes take the conversation in a completely […]

[ 1 ] Jul. 13, 2015

Head Shops and the Internet

How The Internet Is Helping  Re-Invent Head Shops A Business Model That Rose From The Hippie Culture  Now Claims A Place Online It was during the famously psychedelic 1960s that head shops emerged as part of a growing counter-culture movement. Some people credit the Psychedelic Shop, which opened Jan. 3, 1966, on Haight Street in […]

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