A must-read small business book is Ken Boyar’s The Practical Dreamer: Do’s and Don’ts of Mastering a Small Business. Boyar’s book will help you understand how proper financial planning can spell the success of your business.
Archives for February 2011
For your business to succeed, it is important to sell more. Here are 20 quick tips to help you increase your sales productivity.
Tax preparation season is just around the corner, which means it’s time to get out the books and go over your small business operations as you prepare all those required tax forms. Learn the advantages and disadvantages of hiring a tax professional full time.
Learn some of the different kinds of mobile advertising that are currently available and how they work. Marketing on a mobile phone has become increasingly popular ever, and you may want to consider whether mobile advertising will work for your small business.
Pets are big businesses. In fact, according to the about 62% of U.S. households own a pet. If you love pets, here are 10 pet businesses that you can run from home.
Re-designing a website is often considered to be more of a graphic design process—simply taking an older website and give it a totally new look so visitors and customers will take notice, or perhaps adding more content to the website so information is readily available to existing or potential customers.
Have you ever really considered how price affects your customer with regard to their perceived benefit? Too often, we use a simplistic approach to determining a price – figure the cost to produce a product or service, tack on some arbitrary percentage, and call it good, right?
Are you unknowingly writing articles that simply annoy your readers? If you are making the 10 article writing mistakes below, then I’m sorry to tell you – but “YES!” you are.
Here are 10 ways to make sure your article readers do NOT become prospects and customers.
Are you thinking of cutting your prices to win a customer? Remember this: Cutting your price to secure the initial deal only does one thing – it takes profit out of your pocket.
Have you thought about selling your company’s products or services through your website, but you weren’t sure how hard it would be or where to start? This article is non-technical, and will give you a better idea about what goes on behind the ecommerce websites you see and use on the Internet, and what is involved in creating and launching your own catalog website.