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[ 0 ] Dec. 12, 2013

Taking On A Partner For Your Small Business

Should you think about taking on a partner?  There are a lot of reasons to turn to another individual to start a business.  Maybe you have a friend in mind with whom you could start a business.  Maybe he or she offers something you can’t really bring to the table, such as accounting skills, computer […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 5, 2013

Win Products and Exposure With New Video Contest For Small Business Owners

You can win products and exposure by entering a new video contest. SCORE, mentors to America’s small business, with the sponsorship of Brother International Corporation, a leading provider of office technology products, has launched “BizClips: The Small Business Productivity Makeover Video Contest” at www.bizclips.score.org. All qualifying U.S. small businesses are invited to make a short […]

[ 0 ] Dec. 3, 2013

Love Local Movement

Local entrepreneurs lead and invest in movement to encourage buying American. Make a difference in our economy . . . buy USA made. The average American will spend $738 on Holiday gifts this year. If half of this was spent on gifts made in the USA, up to a million American jobs could be created. […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 28, 2013

Shop Local & Shop Small: Amex & Patch.com Give Boost to Doylestown, PA

Patch.com’s “Park on Patch” campaign, in partnership with American Express, selected Doylestown, Pennsylvania – recently named one of “America’s Best Loved Towns” by Travel & Leisure Magazine – as one of up to 50 towns across the country to receive sponsorship of free, short-term metered parking in its downtown shopping district on November 30th for […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 18, 2013

Business Ethics: When Good People Make Bad Choices

By Chuck Gallagher President, Ethics Resource Group “Never in my wildest dreams did I see this coming. When I first started “borrowing” from the company I had every intent of paying back what I took. Heck, I did pay some of it back…at least at the beginning!” Those were the words Mark said as he […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 16, 2013

Startup Saturday: Six Tips To Find The Right Buyers For Your Small Business Products

What make a would-be buyer worth pursuing? How do you know where to direct your energies to find the right buyer prospect? Imagine running an ad for the “perfect prospect.” How would you describe that coveted person? Acclaimed sales training pro Brian Tracy says, “A good prospect has definite characteristics.” He share his strategies in […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 15, 2013

How to Create A Gift Registry For Your Small Business:MyRegistry.com Introduces New Kiosk Mobile App

Looking to offer a gift registry service at your small business but don’t know where to start? MyRegistry.com announces the release of its “Kiosk” Mobile App on iOS for merchants to operate an in-store gift registry service.  This new application enables any brick and mortar retailer to have sophisticated gift registry tools that in the […]

[ 1 ] Nov. 11, 2013

How To Create A Supportive Workplace

By Andrew Deutscher The Energy Project While people participating in a meeting at work rest their mobile devices on top of their notebooks or journals, Mark, a VP of his company, adds an extra item. His blood glucose meter sits inside a black pouch on top of the table. During the 2-hour meeting, Mark will […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 11, 2013

Attention Retailers: How To Dominate Competitors With Customer Service

If retailers want to own the market, crush competitors and reap financial rewards, they must create a strategic plan to improve customer service and enhance the customer experience, according to John Tschohl, president of Service Quality Institute, www.customer-service.com “If your company thinks customer service is limited to greeting a customer and dealing with their complaints, […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 8, 2013

3 Ways To Master Speed To Improve Customer Service

The phrase, “If you snooze, you lose” turns out to be true in the realm of customer service. Among the many tools and tactics a company can use to improve the customer experience, speed is the most overlooked. “That’s unfortunate because a major factor in creating a positive customer experience is speed,” says customer service […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 7, 2013

Should I Start A Home-Based Business?

Thinking of starting a home-based business to pick up extra cash, make more money or develop it into a full-time enterprise? You are in good company. What do Apple Computer, Hershey’s, Mary Kay Cosmetics, and the Ford Motor Company have in common? These well-known corporations all started out as home-based businesses. In fact, more than […]

[ 2 ] Nov. 6, 2013

How Small Businesses Plan To Make More Money This Holiday Season

What will you do to drive more traffic to your store or website this holiday season? With five fewer shopping days between Thanksgiving and Christmas, many small business owners say they’ll be pulling out all of the stops to get customers into stores during the critical holiday shopping season. According to the second annual Small […]

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