Growing

4 Reasons to Take a Steady Approach When Growing Your Business

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Growing Your Business

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Guerrilla Marketing for Your Small Business

If you’re a small business owner, then you’re probably not the risk-averse type. You most likely know that fortune favors the bold, and aren’t scared to take a chance on a great idea. You probably also possess some creativity: where almost everyone else sees business as usual, you may see an opportunity to “build a […]

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Jeff Stibel the importance of the lender relationship

How Your Relationship With Your Banker Can Affect Your Ability to Access Capital

Transparency can make or break a relationship, including relationships between banks and small businesses. Jeff Stibel joins an esteemed panel of financial experts and explains the importance of establishing a strong, quantitative business credit profile, as well as establishing your credibility, in building a relationship with a bank. Many times, it is an established relationship with a […]

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Follow Your Audience

Social Media Recommendations – Follow Your Audience

Every micro-community has a primary platform they use to share and find information; identifying which social media platforms your audience uses can help you determine where to direct the majority of your efforts.

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Social Media for Business

Use Social Media to Impact Your Business

Experts and marketing strategists explain why social media and new online technology push the limits of traditional marketing. Hear their thoughts on why business owners should not overlook investing in social media tools.

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Credibility With Outside Sources

Create Credibility With Outside Sources

A credibility report can help legitimize your business.

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Passionate Entrepreneurs

Overcome Fears and Restrictions With Passion For Your Goals

Randy Garn, entrepreneur and coauthor of “Prosper: Create the Life You Really Want,” explains why you shouldn’t let fear or uncertainty keep you from moving forward with your goals.

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Two-Way Marketing

Two-Way Marketing

Personal, relational, conversational: marketing is no longer a one-way experience, as Laura Rubinstein, President of Social Buzz Club, explains. Marketing is now a dialogue, and it is extremely important to listen and respond to the other side of the dialogue — your customers.  Today’s definition of marketing is no longer just putting information out there […]

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Tips on How to Get Traditional Loans in Today’s Economy

Executives from several big banks speak with Jane Wells of CNBC about the criteria banks use to decide whether to lend or extend credit to businesses.

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Why Raising Prices Can Be Good for Business

The subject of raising prices or hourly rates is a touchy one for many small-business owners, but there are times when raising prices can actually be good for business.

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Cash, Credit, or Phone? Tapping Into the Power of Mobile Payments – NOPIC

Don’t let your business miss out on the hottest craze in payment processing—mobile payments.

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10 Ways Small Businesses Can Save Money Without Compromising Results

If you want to save money without compromising your business’s quality, then try these ten tips. Learn how to save money now.

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Should You Hire an Accountant to Do Your Small Business’s Taxes?

As a business grows, its finances become more complex, which can make filing taxes difficult. Should small-business hire professional accountants to do their taxes?

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Using Credit to Grow Your Small Business

Grow your small business credit and leverage your access to financing to grow your enterprise.

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How to Lower Your Self-Employment Tax in 2014

If you are a sole proprietor, then try these tips to lower your self-employment tax in 2014. Two tips for lowering your self-employment tax.

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