All posts tagged "business"

  • What Can You Do Online to Support Your Local Offline Businesses?

    Those of us who work primarily online can sometimes develop a kind of tunnel vision. When we think “retail,” we’re actually thinking about e-commerce. When we think “publicity,” we’re automatically thinking about guest blogging, link building, and...

    • Posted November 7, 2015
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  • Perfectionists Are Not Entrepreneurs

    Isn’t it annoying when you often hear people say ‘I am a little bit of a perfectionist, really’ (usually accompanied by a smug, self-satisfied, self-congratulatory, knowing, conspiratorial smile) as if it’s a declaration of some kind of...

    • Posted November 6, 2015
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  • Recruitment Strategies
    5 Recruitment Strategies For Small Businesses

    Finding the most suitable candidate for a job role is one of the most challenging aspects of being a small business owner. Recruitment can be an arduous and frustrating task at the best of times. As well as advertising...

    • Posted October 1, 2015
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  • Write Down these 10 “Musts” Before You Open Your Business Door

    Image source Studies show that at least 50% of all businesses go “belly up” within five years of their start-ups. Small retailers in strip malls open and close on a regular and consistent basis; that specialty burger...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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    What the Rich Say about Getting Rich – 10 Books to Inspire You

    Admit it. You do envy people who are rich, if only just a little. Life just seems to be easier for them; they don’t worry about the bills; they take nice vacations; they can pursue lots of...

    • Posted September 1, 2015
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    Dishonest Job Candidates: 3 Steps for Weeding them Out

    Everybody writes their resumes in ways that enhance their best qualities and obscures their weaknesses. In the same vein, people answer interview questions in the most self-flattering way possible. This behavior is perfectly acceptable and should be...

    • Posted August 3, 2015
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  • How to Attract Investors to Your Start-up

    Any new entrepreneur knows that investors can provide more than just capital to their business — they can become resources for organizing, marketing, and realizing ideas. Mentoring and nurturing people with their ideas can be as important...

    • Posted July 23, 2015
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    Is Your Blog in the Graveyard? 7 Fatal Blog Errors

    If you do not have a business blog, start one immediately. Blogs are proving to be the most significant factor in building a business, a brand, traffic, and, ultimately sales. If you already have a business blog...

    • Posted June 14, 2015
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    An Honest Look at Startup Health From U.S. Business Owners [Visual Survey]

    The American Dream is alive and well with entrepreneurs starting their own business ventures left and right. While many aspiring entrepreneurs might be discouraged by the dismal survival rates of startups, others might be surprised that the...

    • Posted October 3, 2014
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  • Entrepreneurs Made in America
    Made in America: 3 Entrepreneurs Who Are Making Their Businesses Work in the USA

    Every entrepreneur knows that starting a business is never an easy feat, but starting your business in America is said to be particularly challenging. While there may be challenges to business here in the states, there are...

    • Posted July 3, 2014
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