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Key Issues Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Starting a Business

Key Issues Entrepreneurs Should Consider Before Starting a Business

By Business Growth, Entrepreneurship, Small Business

Starting a business can feel both exhilarating and overwhelming at the same time. With so much to accomplish before you officially open your doors, you may want to dive right in and hope for the best. However, this approach can quickly backfire when you run into legal issues, fail to attract enough customers, don’t have enough financing, or other common problems. While you can’t avoid…

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Criticisms About Millennials Might Actually Make Them Great Employees

Criticisms About Millennials Might Actually Make Them Great Employees

By Small Business

It seems to be the habit of every generation to in some way criticize the following generation, and this is true in spades for today’s millennials. Millennials are mercilessly subjected to jokes and teasing on social media, on YouTube and other online venues, and certainly in the workplace. However, some of the very criticisms which are leveled at those workers born between 1981 and 2000,…

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Help Your Home-based Business Succeed

4 Ways to Help Your Home-based Business Succeed

By Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Small Business

Entrepreneurs who work from home have no one else to rely on except themselves, and if your workday is entirely conducted from your desk at home, you have to find ways to be as productive as possible in that home setting. Here are some tips which may help you establish or grow your enterprise, right from the friendly confines of your own dwelling. Focus on…

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Resources to Help You Better Manage Your Small Business

Resources to Help You Better Manage Your Small Business

By Entrepreneurship, Small Business

When you’re a business owner, people expect you to have all the answers. This includes everyone from your employees to customers, suppliers, and even competitors. The problem is that you’re only human and don’t know everything. You need someone who you can bounce your ideas off as well. Continue reading to learn more about resources for business owners who need expert advice on managing various…

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Employing Family Members in your Business - Good Idea or Bad Idea?

Employing Family Members in Your Business – Good Idea or Bad Idea?

By Small Business

There are arguments both ways about employing family members, and many small business owners have undoubtedly experienced some powerful advantages and disadvantages of the practice. The direction it takes for your business will largely be a factor of the personalities involved, as well as your own approach to managing the business. Below you’ll find some of the pros and cons of hiring family, as well…

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Time Management Tips

Time is Money! Here are Some Tips to Help you Manage it Well.

By Entrepreneurship, Small Business

As a business owner, there are probably times when you feel there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done which needs doing. All the while that you’re bemoaning the inadequate number of available hours, you’re probably also thinking that you’re losing money, or at least losing out on earning more of it. This isn’t all in your imagination – a great…

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5 Ways to Make Your Small Business Optimally Efficient

5 Ways to Make Your Small Business Optimally Efficient

By Small Business

The business landscape these days is extremely competitive, and it’s rare that any one small business has a unique product or service to distinguish it from rivals. That being the case, it becomes essential that you do everything possible in order to achieve maximum productivity and efficiency throughout your company. If you can achieve this goal of significantly improved efficiency, your company has a good…

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Use These Advertising Channels To Get More Bang For Your Buck

Use These Advertising Channels To Get More Bang For Your Buck

By Small Business

All businesses would probably benefit from more marketing and advertising, but as the diversity of marketing channels rises, so does the cost of utilizing them. If you have a small business that is sometimes strained in terms of available market spend, you’ll want to get the maximum reach for the minimum investment. Below are some ideas on advertising and marketing channels that you may not…

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Fix Employee Turnover with a New Hiring Strategy

Fix Employee Turnover with a New Hiring Strategy in 2018

By Business Growth, Small Business

  It’s not uncommon for business owners to re-evaluate goals at the start of a new year, especially as it relates to hiring employees. After all, it’s a huge investment of time and resources to advertise an open position, interview candidates, verify information from the leading candidates, make an offer, and onboard a new employee. Getting it right saves a great deal of money and…

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The Introvert's Guide To Business Networking

The Introvert’s Guide To Business Networking

By Entrepreneurship, Small Business

If you are a freelancer with an introverted personality, the idea of networking might cause you to cringe, even while you recognize the value provided by interacting with your peers. When any kind of networking event comes up, it does provide you with an opportunity to generate new business leads, and since you’re a freelancer, it’s pretty much all on you to go out there…

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