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How Do You Know When It’s Time to Hire?

How do small business owners know when it’s time to hire? Are there other options to help them ease their workload and maintain their business’s commitment to quality?

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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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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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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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Staying Motivated as an Entrepreneur

When the going gets tough, you may find yourself wondering if you’ve made a mistake. If you’re having trouble, read these tips for staying motivated as an entrepreneur.

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Small-Business Hiring Is Gathering Steam

The dark clouds looming over the economy have a silver lining. During the month of December, small businesses increased hiring, according to the latest ADP report.

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7 Tips for Edging Out the Competition

Are you having a tough time edging out the competition? Try these seven tips for edging out the competition using cooperative capitalism.

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Should You Check Job Applicants’ Social Media Profiles?

These days, more than 90% of employers use social media sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn to screen their job applicants. Should your business do the same?

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2014 in Small-Business Tech

Small-business owners who stay on top of the latest tech have a real advantage. Which new trends will make the biggest impact in the small-business community in 2014?

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Leadership Tips for Inspiring Employees

As your business grows, you’ll share the burden of ensuring its continued success with your employees. How can you make sure they’re inspired to do their best work?

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Exporting for Small Businesses

Getting involved in exporting vastly widens a small business’s prospects, as only 4% the world’s consumers are located in the U.S. Should your small business export?

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Does Your Small Business Need the Blogosphere?

Way back when, just having a website was enough. But if your small business’s website still looks like an “electronic brochure,” you may need to revamp your strategy.

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Tips for Keeping Your Small Business Organized

When you’re trying to run a small business, being disorganized is a productivity-killer. When productivity drops, so do profits. What can you do to keep your business more organized?

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6 Signs That Tell You it Is Time to Sell Your Business

Is it time for you to sell your business? Here are six tell-tale signs that it is time to sell your business.

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How to Keep Your Small Business Going When Times Are Tough

Some small businesses are experiencing growth, but many are scanning the horizon for signs of recovery. What can small-business owners do to stay businesses afloat?

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Hiring? Follow These Interviewing Tips

We all know that job candidates get nervous when going to a job interview, but it can be a challenging experience for the person on the other side of the table, too.

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Three New Year’s Resolutions Every Small Business Should Make

Try these three New Year’s resolutions for your business and enjoy a more successful year. New Year’s resolutions for the small-business.

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Should You Hire or Outsource?

There comes a time for most entrepreneurs when additional help is necessary. What should small-business owners considert when deciding whether to hire or outsource?

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3 Apps That Can Help Your Messy Employees Get Organized

When dealing with a messy employee can be difficult, there are some apps a business can use to help those employees get organized. Learn more about them now.

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How to Turn Holiday Returns Into More Revenue

Savvy small-business owners know that if the cards are played correctly, returns can be turned into sales, which can offset their impact, or even result in a net gain.

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What Is Commercial Paper?

What is Commercial Paper and what are its benefits to retail investors and business owners? Learn about Commercial Paper here.

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