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Robert Jones

10 Recent Stories

In This Economy, Everything's (Re)Negotiable

To ask for new terms on contracts, start when things are still manageable and avoid looking desperate.
March 31, 2009 in Management & Operations

In This Economy, Everything's (Re)Negotiable

To ask for new terms on contracts, start when things are still manageable and avoid looking desperate.
March 31, 2009 in New Ideas

A Marketing Home Run

In baseball-crazed Boston, sponsoring the Red Sox earned Exotic Flowers a marketing award and a mass of new fans.
January 30, 2009 in Marketing Ideas

How to Make a Powerful First Impression

Learn the art of presence and small talk from communications experts who swear you can do it even if you don't think you can.
November 17, 2008 in Startup Basics

Pedal-Powered Delivery Methods Save Big Bucks

Bicycles offer a healthy, hassle-free alternative for entrepreneurs to deliver their products.
October 3, 2008 in Management & Operations

Failure Isn't Fatal

Entrepreneurial ventures fail. It's a sad fact. How your business fails will determine whether you get another shot at success.
September 5, 2008 in Startup Basics

Can You Compete?

In crowded markets, versatility is the key to success.
September 1, 2008 in Entrepreneur Magazine

Nostalgia Sells

The oldies but goodies of baby boomers are all the rage.
June 30, 2008 in Business Ideas

A Barter Economy

Exchanging business services can help slash startup costs for some entrepreneurs.
June 3, 2008 in Management & Operations

Advertise Creatively With Offbeat Sports

By sponsoring the likes of beach tennis and dodgeball, entrepreneurs are finding that the ball is in their court.
May 12, 2008 in Marketing Ideas