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Real-Time Engagement Etiquette -- Avoid Social-Media Mishaps

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Can't Afford a $4 Million Super Bowl Ad? Try These 3 Things Instead.

Every business owner may have dreams of buying a 30-second spot during the mega event. Meanwhile, try these less flashy maneuvers.
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6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business
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6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business

Here's the valuable advice people often don't mention until the entrepreneur has already set up shop.
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Be a Truth-Teller: Advice for Better Mentoring
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Be a Truth-Teller: Advice for Better Mentoring

In this online panel, our experts explain how mentors can do better by their mentees.
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Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best
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Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best

When pricing your product or service, instead of sweating the pennies, look at how you can charge more by offering a better quality experience for your customer.
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Change your surroundings to change your thinking.
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The Five Pillars of a Secure Business
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The Five Pillars of a Secure Business

Selecting the right security protocol for your small business can be overwhelming, but doing so helps lend stabilization to a risky and ever-changing office environment.
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Reject the Tinder Approach to Sales and Your Business Will Be Thrive Happily Ever After
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Reject the Tinder Approach to Sales and Your Business Will Be Thrive Happily Ever After

Sales can be one fling after another but a long-term relationship is far more satisfying.
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SBA Administrator on Mentoring: 'It's About Championship'

In a recent panel, women business leaders share the most valuable lessons mentors and mentoring has taught them.
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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Build Rapport With Your Customers
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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Build Rapport With Your Customers

The online world offers the opportunity to get to know your potential clients and engage them person to person.
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4 Pointers for Getting the Most Out of Meetings

Smarten up your approach so staffers won't needlessly assemble without a distinct direction, losing valuable time without a clear outcome.
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5 Ways to Tune Your Twitter Strategy Based on Audience Behavior

Establishing and maintaining the right balance in terms of content, tone and messaging is essential for building and maintaining an engaged audience.
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13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors
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13 Critical Traits of Successful Inventors

To be successful in the business of your ideas, follow these observations from an industry veteran.
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The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling
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The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling

Resolving the 'ask deficit' is easier than you think: You just have to muster up the courage.
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7 Interview Questions To Help You Hire Superstars

Never hire someone who is just 'good enough.'
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Tony Robbins: Could Moving Be the Answer?

Imagine saving 10 percent to 20 percent of your current costs to invest in your future -- all without sacrificing your quality of life. In his new book, the well-known life coach explains how it's possible.
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3 Short Books to Read to Maximize Your Productivity and Marketing

Check out these small bite-size titles to heighten your business awareness.
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7.1 Steps to Create Multiple Streams of Income

Serial entrepreneur Hal Elrod gives his personal formula for achieving greater financial security through diversified revenue sources.
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6 Best Practices for Working from Home

When your office is located where you reside, productivity can go out the window. Or things are just too quiet. Here's how to maximize the benefits.
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10 Mindsets That Will Radically Improve Your Business

Reframing your thinking can go a long way. A psychologist suggests trying these strategies to get further along the path you've carved out and reach success.

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Real-Time Engagement Etiquette -- Avoid Social-Media Mishaps
Social Media

Real-Time Engagement Etiquette -- Avoid Social-Media Mishaps

Sometimes the safest way to avoid a misstep is to remain silent.
Can't Afford a $4 Million Super Bowl Ad? Try These 3 Things Instead.
Super Bowl

Can't Afford a $4 Million Super Bowl Ad? Try These 3 Things Instead.

Every business owner may have dreams of buying a 30-second spot during the mega event. Meanwhile, try these less flashy maneuvers.
6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business
Launching a Business

6 Things They Don't Tell You When You Leave the Big Corporate World for Your Own Business

Here's the valuable advice people often don't mention until the entrepreneur has already set up shop.
4 Pointers for Getting the Most Out of Meetings
Productivity

4 Pointers for Getting the Most Out of Meetings

Smarten up your approach so staffers won't needlessly assemble without a distinct direction, losing valuable time without a clear outcome.
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When you're a newbie business owner feeling intimidated by the competition, remember these essential truths.