Tag: business operations

5 Reasons to Outsource Fulfillment Services – and Save Money

~by Lizzie Weakley~ . As a subscription business grows, outsourcing becomes a more and more attractive option for fulfilling orders. Although outsourcing may seem unattractive on the surface, it has many benefits. Outsourcing is used by large retailers to make a better profit and obtain revenue with better margins. Besides, putting too much focus on…
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What Kind of Business Insurances Do I Need?

~by Christine Schoaff~   You’ve had a great idea and started your business. Now how do you protect your business, your clients, your employees, and yourself? You need a basic understanding of business appropriate insurances. Here are five business insurances to consider, and a bonus: General Liability: As the name suggests, this covers you and…
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4 Great Team Building Activities to Help Your Business Operations

~by Brooke Chaplan~ . If not approached with caution and with a sober mindset, the benefits of team building activities become non-existent. Being one of the most important investments an organization can make for its workers, team building must be fun and adventurous. It should be something that your employees look forward to. If you…
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What Business Relationships are Best for Your Business?

~by Christine Schoaff~ There are important steps you need to take to create a functional business. Usually, these activities are lumped together under the name of operations. This includes things such as setting up business relationships, paying employees, receiving phone calls from customers, billing customers for services or goods, and ordering and tracking inventory. .…
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The Right Telephone Service Can Help Delight Your Customers

~by Christine Schoaff~ You have a wonderful idea for a service or product and you’re ready to hang out your shingle, delight your customers and start making the world a better place. Terrific… as you may know there are important steps you need to take to create a functional business. Usually, these activities are lumped…
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The Basics of Starting a Family Business

~by Donya Zimmerman~ Starting a small family business can be a daunting task. At times, being around family members can be very difficult and stressful. Going into business with family members means that not only will you see them at home, but you will spend a lot of time with them at work as well.…
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Duke MBA – Done

Today marks the last day of my Journey in the Duke MBA program. I am a member of the 2012 Weekend Executive MBA program, otherwise known as WEMBA.   I have turned in all of my papers, and am finished with my coursework.  Wow!  What a ride it has been.  From the beginning of the…
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