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The Steps to Complying With Safety Standards
Startup Basics

The Steps to Complying With Safety Standards

How to make sure you are keeping your employees safe on the job.
The Essential Elements of a Commercial Lease
Startup Basics

The Essential Elements of a Commercial Lease

Renting a space for your business can feel overwhelming. Go in armed with knowledge and it will be much easier.
Startup Snapshot: Oklahoma City
Business Ideas

Startup Snapshot: Oklahoma City

A look at a surprising startup city, plus three other locations to keep your eye on.
How to Choose an Accountant Who Is Also an Advisor
Money Basics

How to Choose an Accountant Who Is Also an Advisor

What an accountant can do to help keep your startup running.
6 Ways to Build Customer Loyalty
Finding Customers

6 Ways to Build Customer Loyalty

Effective ways to follow up that ensure your business is always in the customer's mind.
Tips to Go Above and Beyond With Customer Service
Customer Loyalty and Retention

Tips to Go Above and Beyond With Customer Service

Customer loyalty is hard to win and easy to lose. Here's how to make the extra effort required to stand out from the competition.
How to Make Sure Your Business Gets Paid
Money Basics

How to Make Sure Your Business Gets Paid

The elements of prompt and accurate invoices.
The 10 Magic Phrases of Customer Service
Finding Customers

The 10 Magic Phrases of Customer Service

There are certain words that every customer wants to hear. Here's what to say to win loyal customers.
Creating a Blueprint for Your Brand Strategy
Startup Basics

Creating a Blueprint for Your Brand Strategy

The basics of what a branding strategy is and how to create one for your startup.
How to Win a Business Negotiation
Negotiating

How to Win a Business Negotiation

Almost every aspect of business involves a certain amount of negotiation -- here's how to come out on the winning side.
Quick Guide to Reduce Insurance Premiums and File Effective Claims
Startup Basics

Quick Guide to Reduce Insurance Premiums and File Effective Claims

The ins and outs of keeping your insurance costs down.
How to Create a High Performance Office
Startup Basics

How to Create a High Performance Office

From equipment to lighting to privacy, office design can have a tremendous effect on morale -- here's how to get it right.
How to Write a Press Release That Gets Noticed
Getting Press

How to Write a Press Release That Gets Noticed

Everything you need to know about getting your information into the hands of the media.
The Pros and Cons of Launching Your Business From Home
Home Based Business

The Pros and Cons of Launching Your Business From Home

You'll save money, but will clients find you unprofessional? What to consider when setting up your business from home.
How to Conduct Effective Job Interviews
Startup Basics

How to Conduct Effective Job Interviews

The basics of what you need to know about interviews from what questions to ask to how to judge non-verbal clues, and more.
How to Provide More Benefits Without Busting the Bank
Startup Basics

How to Provide More Benefits Without Busting the Bank

Ideas for making the most of employee benefits.
How to Design a Business Card That Gets Noticed
Startup Basics

How to Design a Business Card That Gets Noticed

If you don't have the money to hire a professional designer, here are several tips to help you create your eye-catching business cards.
When and How to Lease Equipment
Startup Basics

When and How to Lease Equipment

The pros and cons of leasing office equipment for your business.
The Essential Elements of Building an E-Commerce Website
Startup Basics

The Essential Elements of Building an E-Commerce Website

From assessing your customer's needs to registering a domain, here's what you need to consider before you start selling online.
Startup Hiring: The Basics of Pre-Screening Job Candidates
Startup Basics

Startup Hiring: The Basics of Pre-Screening Job Candidates

What to look for in a candidate's resume and application.
7 Qualities to Look For in a Lawyer
Legal Basics For Startups

7 Qualities to Look For in a Lawyer

Once you have a list of attorneys to consider, be sure to watch what they say and do before you sign them on.
The 4 Essential Elements Inventory
Startup Basics

The 4 Essential Elements Inventory

Inventory management might not be the most exciting part of starting a business, but it's one of the most important.
Startup Hiring: How to Craft the Best Job Posting Matches the Job
Startup Basics

Startup Hiring: How to Craft the Best Job Posting Matches the Job

Crucial tips for recruiting the best job candidates.
Hiring Temporary Employees
Startup Basics

Hiring Temporary Employees

If you need help only through a busy season, consider working with a temporary-help service. Here's what you need to know about working with a staffing firm.
Making Sales Presentations
Sales

Making Sales Presentations

Not a natural-born sales person? We walk you through the steps to take to succeed at selling.
Meeting New Clients and Contacts Through Networking
Networking

Meeting New Clients and Contacts Through Networking

Networking is a critical skill for entrepreneurs. Here are nine tips that can help you make the most of your efforts.
Where to Look for Grant Money for Your Business
Startup Financing

Where to Look for Grant Money for Your Business

Grant funding isn't just for nonprofits. Startups can also secure grant money. Finding a good match is the hard part. Here are some ideas for launching your search.
Perfecting the Art of Cold Calling
Startup Basics

Perfecting the Art of Cold Calling

Dread the idea of calling prospects you haven't met yet? Using these tips can make cold calling easier for beginners.
7 Steps to Get Publicity for Your Business
Marketing Basics

7 Steps to Get Publicity for Your Business

Public relations can be more cost-effective than advertising. Here's how to get a PR campaign for your company started.
How to Find Suppliers for a New Business
Retail Center

How to Find Suppliers for a New Business

Navigating supplier relationships is just one of the many challenges facing new business owners. Here are some basics for those just starting out.

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