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Alina Dizik is a freelance journalist and writer based in New York City. Her work has been published in
The Wall Street Journal, iVillage, More magazine, The Knot, BusinessWeek and the Financial Times. 20 Recent Stories
These five tips help your staff help harried shoppers on one of the busiest shopping days of the year.
November 19, 2013
Wooing clients over dinner can help you build long-lasting relationships. Here's a guide to making the best possible impression.
May 30, 2013
Disagreements and hurt feelings between co-founders can sink a company before it starts. Here are four strategies to set the relationship up for success.
May 27, 2013
If you're considering an international expansion of your brand, here's what you need to know to make sure you're fully prepared to make the decision.
April 30, 2013
A guide to understanding your customers and how your product meets their needs.
April 15, 2013
A look at the strategies some entrepreneurs are using when generating and making the most of their customers' comments.
April 10, 2013
Before rushing to expand your business with that first employee, here are the most important things you need to consider first.
April 2, 2013
How do you know when the time is right to make the leap?
March 13, 2013
Naming Your Business
Here's a look at three entrepreneurs who have changed company names and the lessons they learned.
March 4, 2013
The line has long blurred between the amateur and professional photographer. Here, three former pro photographers who saw the changes coming early on and reinvented themselves with successful startups
January 8, 2013
Management & Operations
With the growth of virtual assistants, their expertise now runs the gamut -- from making vendor calls to sending out thank you cards to prospective clients. Here's how to make the most of virtual hel
December 27, 2012
Starting a Business
Take advantage of these free workspaces offered by chambers of commerce, universities and the community-at-large.
December 13, 2012
Home Based Business
Owners of home-based businesses often fail to establish proper boundaries between their work and personal lives. Here's how to get it right the first time.
November 5, 2012
Books can help small-business owners with brand awareness, as well as show their expertise. Here's how to get started, including self-publishing platforms to consider when you're ready.
October 16, 2012
How three entrepreneurs designed effective--and fun--ways to strengthen their teams.
August 27, 2012
Targeting Niche Markets
A look at business owners in the snack and beverage industries that are finding success and growing their companies, one herb at a time.
July 26, 2012
How eco-friendly practices are helping drinking establishments attract a loyal clientele.
May 23, 2012
Entrepreneurs' spouses can wear many hats, but small-business owners shouldn't rely on them too much.
February 28, 2012
How some entrepreneurs are drawing from the distant past to put a successful new spin on old ideas.
December 16, 2011
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