All posts tagged "small 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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    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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    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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  • Turning A Hobby Into A Business – A Happier Life

    In 1937 George Valliant, a psychologist and Professor at Harvard University, began one of the longest running studies of physical and mental wellbeing ever recorded. For over 70 years Professor Valliant and his colleagues studied the lives...

    • Posted July 25, 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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  • Risks and Uncertainty in the Entrepreneurial World

    Is it uncertainty or opportunity? Let’s talk about risk and uncertainty. I remember 20 years ago when I was working for Harrison & William in London, my manager unexpectedly resigned one morning and there was lots of...

    • Posted July 9, 2015
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    How To Overcome The Fear Of International Expansion

    We all suffer from fear of the unknown. It’s a perfectly natural response designed to keep our ancient ancestors from doing anything stupid. Without it the human race is likely to have been wiped out in a...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • How To Write an Executive Summary in 6 Easy Steps

      Think of the executive summary as a one-page business plan – it provides a comprehensive overview of all the elements that will make your business model a success. Since it’s likely the first impression that investors...

    • Posted May 21, 2015
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  • Turning Passion into Profit with the Co-Founders of Kandy Kruisers

    Entrepreneurship is about turning your passion into your profession. That’s certainly what the brilliant minds behind Kandy Kruisers did. And these start-up entrepreneurs are making big waves in the skateboarding market -- while they’re still in college!...

    • Posted July 11, 2014
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    Seven Common Small Business Mistakes and How to Deal With Them

    Keep in mind that more start up businesses fail than succeed, but those who follow this advice are more prepared to ward off unnecessary blunders than wind up in bankruptcy. Mistakes are inevitable, but the best defense...

    • Posted May 6, 2014
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