Jane Porter

Jane Porter

Writer and editor

Jane Porter is a freelance writer and editor based in Brooklyn, NY. You can find more of her work at Janeroseporter.com

18 Recent Stories

Seven Rules for Coping with Sales Rejection
Sales

Seven Rules for Coping with Sales Rejection

From setting goals to developing routines and relationships, small business owners can overcome their fear of failure.
Three Ways to Export into New Markets
Shipping Center

Three Ways to Export into New Markets

How three entrepreneurs overcame challenges when exploring global markets, and what you can learn from them.
A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting
Shipping Center

A Quick Resource Guide for Exporting

From avoiding corruption to navigating cultural differences, here are eight resources to help your small business go global.
Five Signs You're Losing a Sale -- And How to Save It
Sales

Five Signs You're Losing a Sale -- And How to Save It

When a deal is going sour, try these savvy strategies to turn it around.
Are You Irreplaceable?
Leadership

Are You Irreplaceable?

How to make sure your business can thrive without you, and five steps to get there.
How a Personal Health Crisis Led to Small-Business Success
Profiles

How a Personal Health Crisis Led to Small-Business Success

A homegrown company called Two Moms in the Raw carved its own health-food niche.
Avoid These Interview Mistakes
Hiring Center

Avoid These Interview Mistakes

Employees can make or break your success as a small business owner. Here's how to make better hires.
How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur
Young Entrepreneurs

How to Build Credibility as a Young Entrepreneur

Five steps to make your business a success when experience is not on your side.
Shift Your Mindset, Save Your Business
Leadership

Shift Your Mindset, Save Your Business

Five steps to see your company in a new way -- and make a comeback.
How the Recession Saved One Company
Success Stories

How the Recession Saved One Company

A small business owner is forced to retract, only to return stronger than ever.
How Pricing Can Power a Turnaround
Success Stories

How Pricing Can Power a Turnaround

A small business overhauls its fee model to woo customers and make a comeback.
How to Stage a Small-Business Comeback
Marketing How-To Guides

How to Stage a Small-Business Comeback

Three turnaround strategies to survive, and thrive, beyond the recession.
Multimillion-Dollar Domains
Building a Website

Multimillion-Dollar Domains

A look at some of the priciest names on the Internet.
Three Common Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them
Online Marketing

Three Common Marketing Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Experts and small-business owners share tips to avoid blunders that affect your bottom line.
Do's and Don'ts of Securing a Domain Name
Building a Website

Do's and Don'ts of Securing a Domain Name

Consider these six tips from small-business owners and experts before deciding on a website name.
When Peers Prompt a Turnaround
Leadership

When Peers Prompt a Turnaround

As part of our Small Business Comebacks series, a Cincinnati-based IT company reaches out for guidance to stage a comeback.
Rebuilding Sales After Deep Discounts
Leadership

Rebuilding Sales After Deep Discounts

As part of our Small Business Comebacks series, an online fragrance retailer creates technology for a turnaround.
Bouncing Back After Losing a Big Client
Leadership

Bouncing Back After Losing a Big Client

A Chicago-based tech outsourcing firm retools marketing and pricing for a turnaround.
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