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Where to Find New Product Ideas

July 6, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Where to Find New Product Ideas

One way to grow your business and increase your profits is to think of new product ideas for your small business. But where do you find new product ideas?

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How to Deal with Angry Customers: 5 Ways of Keeping Your Cool

February 24, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
How to Deal with Angry Customers: 5 Ways of Keeping Your Cool

Our goal in business is to please our customers. However, no matter how hard we try, we sometimes have to deal with angry customers. Learn how to deal with angry customers.

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Your Most Valuable Business Asset

October 27, 2011 | By | 3 Replies More
Your Most Valuable Business Asset

To beat the tough economic times and improve your business, you need to learn the most powerful weapon that all businesses have and is FREE to use at no extra cost.

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Square: Making it Easy to Accept Credit Card Payments

July 20, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Square: Making it Easy to Accept Credit Card Payments

Square allows you to collect credit card payments through your mobile phone and iPad devices. The company is shaping up as a viable alternative for small businesses, with its ease of use and friendlier fee structure. Learn whether Square is a good option for you.

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How to Grow Your Business During Economic Uncertainty

July 19, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
How to Grow Your Business During Economic Uncertainty

Recession may be over, but times remain challenging, especially for small businesses. To survive these uncertain times, here are some strategies to consider to grow your business.

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Increase Customer Base: Should You Be a Big Fish in Two Ponds?

July 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
Increase Customer Base: Should You Be a Big Fish in Two Ponds?

Entrepreneurs and small business owners need to consider how they can broaden their local base? What can you do to make areas outside your home market feel like your own turf? Does it make sense for you in your industry to dip your toes in two local ponds?

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Overcome Your Fear of Trying Something New

June 28, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Overcome Your Fear of Trying Something New

Sometimes you’re presented with opportunities that allow you to gain new markets, grow your business and increase your income. But with excitement and anticipation comes fear and trepidation. Here are some things that can help you overcome the fear of doing something new.

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How a Bookstore is Surviving Tough Times

June 7, 2011 | By | Reply More
How a Bookstore is Surviving Tough Times

The bookstore industry has been hit hard by the changing times. Bookstores are slowly disappearing, and the industry climate remains dim and challenging. Learn how Mitch Kaplan’s Books & Books bookstores are coping – and surviving.

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Are Your Communication Strategies Really Engaging Employees?

June 6, 2011 | By | 1 Reply More
Are Your Communication Strategies Really Engaging Employees?

Employee engagement is a shared understanding of the issues that affect the business, and that understanding leads to changes in employees’ attitudes and behaviors. If you have employees, how engaged are your employees?

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7 Mistakes Made by New (and Even Some Seasoned) Business Leaders

June 1, 2011 | By | Reply More
7 Mistakes Made by New (and Even Some Seasoned) Business Leaders

The challenges facing businbess leaders today is never ending and we get caught up in the stuff necessary to accomplish the immediate task at hand and we sometimes lose site of the ultimate goal or mission. Here are seven of the most common pitfalls that will blow any leader off course:

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