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Tag: "small business"

[ 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: […]

[ 0 ] Nov. 1, 2013

5 Tips To Help You Hire The Right Person

Looking to hire a worker for your small business for the holiday season or long term? Follow these five simple tips to make sure you get the right person for the job: 1. Take some time to write out a job description. Putting down a list of what you want this person to do for […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 28, 2013

Need Help Buying Your Building? Let The Government Show You How

By Alexander Cohen, CEO of Liberty SBF While the U.S. economy is beginning to recover, many are worried that job growth – a necessary factor in getting many Americans back on their feet – has stalled.For small business owners, there is a little-known government program that can help create jobs to stimulate the economy, at […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 28, 2013

Postini Users: How To Prevent Spam From Flooding Your Email

By Julie May CEO of bytes knowledge Take yourself back to 1999. Remember when Y2K symbolized the death of the technological world as we knew it? Well, this time the technological threat is real and 26 million people could lose their email security as a result. By the end of the year, Google will retire […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 28, 2013

How Holiday Gift Cards Can Impact Your Bottom Line

By Michael Hursta Vice President of First Data Prepaid Solutions As temperatures drop, shopping season heats up, making now a critical time for small businesses to ensure they leave no stone unturned when planning their business strategy for the holiday season. According to First Data’s 2012 U.S. Gift Card Consumer Insights Study, more than 88 […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 28, 2013

Attracting Generations X and Y To Your Small Business

Join the next IFA WednesdayWise Webinar, “Attracting Gen X & Gen Y to your Franchises,” on Nov. 13 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. EST. Speakers will include FranchisEsource Brands International President and COO Brian Miller, CFE, ZorSource Brand Manager Jason Miller, CFE, and Barkley, Inc., Assistant Account Manager Greg Vodicka. The webinar, which is […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 24, 2013

7 Questions To Consider When Starting Your Mail Order Business

You’ve decided to start a mail order business from home. What will you sell? The types of items and services sold by mail order run the gamut–from hand-crafted items to advice-giving newsletters to antiques.But how do you pick something that stands a chance of success?As you look for a product to sell, factor these seven […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 24, 2013

10 Tips To Fill Holiday Online Shopping Carts

Looking to have customers fill your holiday shopping carts this season? Register now for a free webinar from SCORE and Shawn Pfunder of GoDaddy. Meeting Description: The customer’s shopping experience influences when they purchase and how much they spend, both in person and online. Make sure your website provides holiday shoppers with elements that improve […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 21, 2013

HolograFit Is Here: Holographic Fitness Instructors

HolograFit – http://www.HolograFit.com – is a new company that designs workout programs featuring life-sized holographic fitness instructors. The HolograFit program offers a state-of-the-art, fully automated holographic fitness package to entrepreneurs seeking to launch a new fitness business, as well as to established fitness businesses looking to find a way to stand head-and-shoulders above the competition. […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 21, 2013

Should You Answer Inquiries About Former Employees? 5 Common Mistakes

By Matthew M. Collins Although there are some industries, such as healthcare, in which an employer may be legally obligated to disclose information regarding former employees, most businesses are under no such obligation. Nevertheless, many businesses respond to inquiries about former employees without giving it a second thought. Responding to such inquiries can result in […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 21, 2013

How To Lower The Anxiety Associated With Change

By Tom Somodi It is likely there have been situations when you have asked yourself, “Why are there times when I experience anxiety relative to a change I am facing in my life?” To answer this question, let’s start by thinking of your replies to the following few simple questions: While the answers seem absurdly […]

[ 0 ] Oct. 21, 2013

How To Get Your Employees To Peak Performance

Having employees who not only work diligently but effectively is always good for business. At times, employees may not have the encouragement or support that is needed to make them feel as though they are useful or a part of a team. This can ultimately affect their performance. Poor work performance can have a detrimental […]

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