How to Build Relationships through Communities
Tips for both online and offline communities

Unless you’re a really lucky person, you’ve probably come to the realization that relationships are vital to your business. Relationships …

How to Obtain Luck in Business
Without a four-leaf clover, rabbit's foot, or Karma

Do you depend on a four-leaf clover, a rabbit’s foot, or Karma for your luck? While these "lucky charms" are …

How Large and Small Businesses Differ
Why being a small business isn't so bad after all

Have you ever worked in a corporate environment? To say it’s different from working in a small business is almost …

How to Barter Effectively (and Legally)
Understanding what you can and can't do

Remember back in the olden days when people would make deals like painting a house in exchange for 2 month’s …

5 Tips for Encouraging Innovation
How to spur innovation in your business

How is your business doing with innovation? Is it slow, or is your business pumping out innovations like Apple and …

Money Tips: Mistakes to Avoid
How to Use Your Money Wisely
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Money is a common cause of problems. In fact, it is often labeled as the reason for many divorces. That …

Does Your Website Need a Makeover?
How to know when it does

How do you respond to change? Is it a like or dislike? With change, there isn’t usually a middle ground, …

Getting the Most out of Your Analytics
What you should be looking for

Analytics can be very confusing and overwhelming. Most business owners recognize the importance of them but easily get bogged down …

9 Apps to Help Your Business Needs
Improving efficiency, time, and more
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Most businesses do not realize how many tools are available to meet their needs. In Google Apps alone, there are …

How You Can Become a Successful Leader
6 steps to make it happen

How would you define a leader? Political figures, teachers, actors, and many other people may come to mind, but it’s …

How References Could Lead to Business Growth
Getting references that count

Does your business have good references? No matter what your answer is, it is a humbling thought. When most people …

3 Stages of the Business Cycle
How to successfully get through them

Every business goes through phases and emotions. Although some vary from businesses to business, there are 3 distinct stages that …

5 Steps for Preventing Employee Fraud
What you can do to avoid it
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Did you realize that a typical organization loses up to 5 percent of its annual income to fraud? This information …

Understanding Why Customers Are Always Right
How the Fundamental Attribution Error applies to business

We’ve all heard the saying thousands of times that the customer is always right. In all fairness, we know that …

Taking Intelligent Risks in Business
Reasons it could pay off
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Do you consider yourself a risk-taker? Let’s take it one step further and ask: do you consider yourself a risk-taker …

Dealing with Negative Feedback
7 ways to address negativity effectively

No one likes to hear negative feedback, but unfortunately, it is a natural part of the communication process. But how …

Critical Communication Strategies for Sales
3 tips for effective communication

How does your sales team communicate with your customers? Do they stay in regular contact or do they only communicate …

Are You Motivated about Your Business?
Tips for keeping your motivations high

Thomas Jefferson once said, "Nothing can stop the man with the right mental attitude from achieving his goal; nothing on …

Time to Move Your Home Business?
Signs that it's time
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Many entrepreneurs start a venture in their own home with hopes that it will one day turn into a viable …

6 Tips for Determining Your Pricing Structure
Find how if your price is right

Even if you have the best product or service in the world, if your price is wrong, it could really …

How Can Marketers Be More Effective?
comScore's Eli Goodman offers advice

Many marketers are finding themselves in a difficult situation. They are trying to meet the same goals that they were …

Ways Your Business Can Save Money
It starts with your office

Every business likes to save money, but when it comes to what should be cut to save the money, many …