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Aiming at Forever: Long-term Plans to Grow Your Business

Running a business is a world fraught with perils, and if you don’t tread carefully, you’re likely to be in deep water at best, and bankrupt at worst. The key to powering well beyond those fragile first 18 months is to look at every single decision you make and assess whether or not that choice…
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33 Simple, Low Budget Ways to Score More Customers for Your Business

33 Simple, Low Budget Ways to Score More Customers for Your Business

Getting clients and customers in business is the holy grail of growing your income. And I hear the cry daily of “I need more customers” from people, and they always want more ideas for how to get more customers in their businesses.   With that idea in mind, I decided to create a list with…
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Why Every Business Needs a Good PR Campaign

Why Every Business Needs a Good PR Campaign

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . Entrepreneurs often think their company is too small to worry about creating a public relations (PR) campaign, but the truth is, every business should have one. Big or small, PR opportunities are advantageous for all businesses. Here are some reasons why. It’s Often Free You may not have the advertising budget…
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7 Ways a Sharing Economy Can Help Your Business Save or Make Money

7 Ways a Sharing Economy Can Help Your Business Save or Make Money

According to a recent study, the sharing economy is growing exponentially. This is the economy created by organizations like eBay and Airbnb. Increasingly, individuals and businesses are cutting out the middle man and dealing with each other directly. We’re exchanging and sharing resources, either for a fee or a reciprocal resource. The benefits to businesses…
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4 Tips to Make Your Business Travel More Manageable, Enjoyable and Stress-free

~by Eileen O’Shanassy~ . Traveling for business can be a great way to meet with clients, coworkers and other people in your field. Though a lot of productive tasks can be completed while traveling for work, it can also be a stressful time with a lot of lost business hours. Fortunately, there are several tips…
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The Biggest Business Mistakes I’ve Made – and the Lessons I’ve Learned

~by Haley Lynn Gray~  . What I’ve learned in business is that there will be plenty of failures and a few successes. Sometimes the greatest success is learning from the failures, because those will frequently teach us the most profound lessons. I think that because I have such a fabulous education in business, I was…
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4 Signs Your New Business Needs a Major Overhaul

    ~by Anica Oaks~ .Statistics show that 50 percent of fledgling businesses within the United States die during their first five years. This is a sobering fact, but it is also enlightening. Fledgling businesses don’t just fail overnight. It is a gradual process. If a new business owner notices signs that their business is…
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5 Ways Small Businesses Can Optimize Their Shipping Methods

~by Dixie Somers~ . As a small business owner, you are an entrepreneur, but this does not mean that you can sit back and take it easy when it comes to the daily workings of your company. Instead, you need to ensure that your investments are protected on a daily basis. If your business takes…
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How to Simplify Your Business Administration and Improve Efficiency

~by Sophia Beirne~ . One of the most important aspects of any business is the ability to work efficiently. However, with so much going on throughout the day, it is easy for work to pile up, in turn, slowing the process at which your business functions. Here are some tips on how to simplify your…
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4 Tips for Successfully Running a Home-Based Business

~by Emma Sturgis~ . Running your own business can always be a difficult task. However, running a business out of your home adds extra obstacles to being a successful entrepreneur. Trying to find a calm and private place to work can be difficult with loud roommates, needy children and house chores that seem to be…
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