What do you need to succeed in business? Experts say that you need to have loads of persistence, passion, and hard work – and yes, lots of luck. Learn some factors that you need to improve your chances for success when starting a business.
Archives for 2010
When 20 percent of the most powerful business leaders in The United States lose their jobs, there is a problem! Top business consultants have argued for business to better strategize, align, and implement.
As the New Year begins, it is time to look back at what you achieved last year (and other years prior) and assess the performance of your business. Knowing how well (or poorly) you did the past years can help you improve for the coming years. Here are 14 checklists to get your home business ready for the New Year.
The business phone number you use can have a direct impact on your business, good or bad. Here’s a guide to help you select the best phone service to use for your business, since it could impact the type of phone number you can obtain.
In the ideal world, it would be great to seal every deal with a verbal agreement and handshake alone. Alas, we don’t live in an ideal world and to operate a business without written contracts or agreements can prove costly – if not altogether risky.
The blog post Earning from Inline Text Advertising: Review of Kontera was adjudged as the best review of Kontera in their contest. Learn why Kontera is a step apart from the other advertising networks, especially in the way they deal with their publishers.
One type of social media often overlooked by many small businesses is social reading and publishing, which is essentially the sharing of documents, manuscripts and presentations. Learn how to use social publishing for your business.
Tomorrow is Thanksgiving Day, and a time to reflect on everything that we’re thankful for. I am most definitely thankful for meeting a lot of wonderful entrepreneurs and business owners, particularly those who have shared their stories with our online publications. Their selflessness and willingness to share their experiences in starting and running a business, and lessons they’ve learned along the way, gave us all the inspiration and motivation we need.
There is a strange but all too common phenomenon in corporate America –– the marketing department and the sales department are at odds with one another. They don’t like each other. They don’t talk to each other. And they certainly don’t listen to each other.
In a world awash in digital technologies, customers have changed. From our smartphones to our social networks, today’s digital tools link all of us in a web of constant interaction that is changing our relationships to each other, and to organizations of all kinds. To thrive in our digital age, businesses need to re-imagine their customers not as a mass of isolated individual actors, but as customer networks.