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7 Powerful Ways To Boost Customer Sales in 2018

7 Powerful Ways To Boost Sales in 2018

By Business Growth, Business Strategy, Small Business

Identifying the Basic Motives of Customers or Prospects Although it may sound surprising, customers don’t buy just for the sake of owning a particular product or service. They buy because of the benefits they will receive as a result of owning that product or service. Understanding this concept can help you better focus your selling efforts and place more emphasis on the specific benefits and…

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4 Easy Steps to Build Your Business Plan for 2018

4 Easy Steps to Build Your Business Plan for 2018

By Business Strategy, Small Business

The value and importance of a business plan can hardly be overstated in 2017, since competition seems to become fiercer every year, and the number of new businesses which fail increases in direct proportion to the level of competition. Many of those failures are attributable to startup owners who don’t have a clear picture of where they are, where they want to be, and how…

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6 Reasons You're Not Hitting Your Business Goals

6 Reasons You’re Not Hitting Your Business Goals

By Business Growth, Business Strategy, Entrepreneurship, Small Business

Everyone starts a small business with a dream of success, and with the expectation that hard work and persistence will eventually win out, and achieve all objectives that were set. But what if that doesn’t happen? What happens when you put in all the hard work, and invest all the resources you can, and it’s just not enough to achieve the level of success you…

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6 Steps to Improve Your Business Cash Flow

6 Steps to Improve Your Business Cash Flow

By Small Business

Virtually all businesses at some point or other experience cash flow problems, even when there are no unusual expenses to affect the monthly bottom line. All it takes is for incoming revenues to be either less than expenses or not sufficiently greater than expenses – which can easily happen as a result of customers being slow to pay on invoices. While revenues may be unpredictable…

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What is a Peer Advisory Board and How Can It Help Your Business?

What is a Peer Advisory Board and How Can It Help Your Business?

By Entrepreneurship, Small Business

A peer advisory board can be thought of as something like a Board of Directors at a large corporation, except that it’s a collective group of individuals representing several companies. The function of the peer advisory group is akin to a Board of Directors in that it considers business situations from members of the group, and offers advice or recommendations on how those situations can…

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How Online Marketing can Deliver More Business to Your Business

How Online Marketing can Deliver More Business to Your Business

By Business Strategy, Small Business

If you have any doubts whatsoever about how critical online marketing is to your business, consider the following two statistics, substantiated by none other than the megalossus of online business, Google. According to Google, approximately 94% of all consumers research a product online before they ultimately make a purchase – that’s just a whisker away from saying that no one buys anything these days without…

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Business Owners... is Owning Your Business Providing the Lifestyle You Thought it Would?

Hey Business Owners… is Owning Your Business Providing the Lifestyle You Thought it Would?

By Entrepreneurship, Small Business

This question is a legitimate one, given the fact that at least 42% of all business owners surveyed in a recent poll admitted that one of the primary reasons they started their own business was to be able to enjoy the kind of lifestyle which most appealed to them. The 2015 survey conducted by Credibly showed that almost half of all business owners were motivated…

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