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[ 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 […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 4, 2013

Avoid These 8 Common 401(k) Mistakes

By William H. Black, Jr. Pension Services Your business has sponsored a 401(k) plan. Careful attention has been paid to plan design, underlying investment options, and employee awareness and comprehension of the Plan’s features and benefits. What could go wrong? Everything is now perfect. Right? Right? Employers and employees have the best intentions going in, […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 4, 2013

5 Customer Service Practice Tips Your Customer Will Love

By Frank O’Hara CEO, O’Hara Publishing Enterprises For your business to really soar high and succeed, it’s not enough that customers like you. They have to love you. So when you’ve discovered amazing customers who are fond of your business, make sure to go the extra mile to keep their trust and loyalty. Below are 5 […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 4, 2013

4 Steps For Veterans On Starting A Small Business After Military Service

Military veterans looking to start their own businesses have many resources to help them make that leap. Although it can seem like a challenging task, their military experience and skills learned in service can help guide veterans who are looking to become entrepreneurs. Nicole Zoellner, founder of Nizo Wear Nursing Bras, LLC, was inspired to […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 4, 2013

5 Ways To Get Your Site Holiday-Ready

By Aman Devgan, Senior Vice President Marketing Web.com Hot chocolate, turkey and stuffing, and pumpkin pie mean only one thing; the holidays are just around the corner, and the shopping frenzy is ready to begin! According to Shop.org, online sales this November and December are expected to grow up to 15 percent over the last […]

[ 1 ] Nov. 1, 2013

5 Tips To Make Your Website Global-Savvy

No matter where we are based, we are working in a global setting. Make sure your website is “international-ready” by following these five tips: 1. Make Loading Fast: most of the world does not operate on a high-speed connection, so to maximize your reach, make sure your website loads very quickly. 2. Check Your Numbers: […]

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