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Want customers to come back to your site time and again? Instill it with a sense of community.
Statistics show that only 30 percent of family businesses survive to the second generation. Quentin J. Fleming tells you how your family business can join the survivors.
Persuasion is a psychologically complex--and sometimes intimidating--business art. Expert Harry Mills demystifies the art and tells you how to persuade your prospects to say "yes."
Find out how to stay current with ever-changing IRS rules and regulations.
You don't have to be an oracle to divine tomorrow's business trends. Just click here and benefit from the research of C. Britt Beemer.
Find out what it takes to start a new business.
Learn how to create a powerful professional network.
Don't know much about giving business gifts and other matters of holiday etiquette? Find out how to be the best business Santa ever.
What does a board of directors have to do with your small, privately held company? Everything.
Looking to build a buzz about your business? Try word-of-mouth marketing.
Not enough hours in your day? Learn how to manage your time before it manages to drive you crazy.
How do you face down a fire-breathing dragon, a.k.a. the "customer from hell"? Shaun Belding tells you how to bravely handle irate and unreasonable customers
Never thought you'd be working 18-hour days, every day? Or that you'd need to make a business decision without all the necessary information? Welcome to Internet time.
Thinking about partnering with your competitors? Expert Ed Rigsbee tells you why that's not such a bad idea.
Your employees may show up every day, but are they just going through the motions? Tom Terez explains how you can engage both the hearts and minds of your employees with a meaningful workplace.
Riddle: What technically doesn't exist until a customer pays for it? Your service. Here's an even bigger riddle: How the heck do you market what is essentially a promise on your part?
Want to get inside the mind of a venture capitalist? Read on to learn from the experiences of Silicon Valley vet Ruthann Quindlen.
Say goodbye to generic domain names, ad-based revenues and secondary category leaders. Branding expert Laura Ries introduces the new rules of the Internet.
Find out how veteran entrepreneur Tony Conza survived--and thrived--while growing the Blimpie empire.
So what does it take to become an entrepreneur, to face the inherent (and exciting) risks of starting a business? Bob Reiss answers that million-dollar question.
How do you take database marketing to the next level? Customer relationship management.
How do you encourage your employees to "Go, team, go"? Expert Kristin J. Arnold helps you get the most out of a team-based work environment.
In today's tight labor market, how can you attract and retain star employees? These experts reveal why creating a compelling "reward strategy" is one of the most important steps you can take.