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How to Be More Persuasive at Work
Persuasion

How to Be More Persuasive at Work

To achieve complex goals, we often must rely upon the hard work and cooperation from those around us.
Ken Sundheim
How to Disrupt Your Sales Funnel for Better Results
Sales Strategies

How to Disrupt Your Sales Funnel for Better Results

Your business should aim to change the ordinary purchasing transaction into a fun-filled festival. Lead your team toward more sales with a creative approach.
Shayla Price
10 Questions to Ask When Franchising Your Business
Franchising Your Business

10 Questions to Ask When Franchising Your Business

From startup costs to legal docs, to vetting franchisees, here's what you need to know before putting your brand in someone else's hands.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
3 Steps for Getting Paid for Public Speaking
How To

3 Steps for Getting Paid for Public Speaking

Sometimes all you need is the courage to ask.
Poornima Vijayashanker
4 Steps to Attracting and Building Better Customers
Customer Loyalty

4 Steps to Attracting and Building Better Customers

When you're operating on a budget, you can't fulfill every whim, so part of the responsibility -- and surely thrill -- of owning a business is learning to set and then meet your clients' expectations.
Jana Barrett
4 Tips That Will Boost Your Chances of Landing That Interview
Job seekers

4 Tips That Will Boost Your Chances of Landing That Interview

It may tough to land your resume in the "yes" pile, by following this advice will heighten your prospects.
Doug and Polly White
You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)
Coffee

You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)

Wake up and don't smell (or sip) the coffee. At least not right away. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Acquire Customers Without a Marketing Budget (Infographic)
Finding Customers

How to Acquire Customers Without a Marketing Budget (Infographic)

The old adage 'you have to spend money to make money' doesn't always apply to marketing.
11 Strategies to Change How You Email
Email

11 Strategies to Change How You Email

Transform how you manage your inbox and change your life.
Nina Zipkin
4 Keys to Marketing on Twitter
Twitter

4 Keys to Marketing on Twitter

With over 302 million active users, Twitter is a platform you need to get in on.
Nathan Resnick
How and When to Give Advice (Hint: It's Not as Simple as You Think)
Esquire Guy

How and When to Give Advice (Hint: It's Not as Simple as You Think)

The lowdown on helping with other people's problems.
Ross McCammon
How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively
Productivity

How to Manage Your Emails More Effectively

Follow these four tips to streamline your online communications.
Revealed: The No. 1 City to Find a Job
Job seekers

Revealed: The No. 1 City to Find a Job

Job site Glassdoor released a ranking of the top 25 cities to work in.
Nina Zipkin
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Starting a Business

How to Name a Business
How To

How to Name a Business

What's in a business name? Plenty. Follow this guide to choose a memorable name that will best represent your brand.
How To

How to Start a Cleaning Business

If you don't mind getting your hands dirty and appreciate the sense of a job well done, then a cleaning service might just be your perfect opportunity.
Starting a Business: The Idea Phase
Starting a Business

Starting a Business: The Idea Phase

You know you want to start a business, but what do you do next? Here's how to find the perfect idea for your business.
How to Find Your Passion in 5 Creativity Exercises
How To

How to Find Your Passion in 5 Creativity Exercises

Want to start a business, but not sure what to pursue? Here's how to discover what you love.

Growth Strategies

4 Tips That Will Boost Your Chances of Landing That Interview
Job seekers

4 Tips That Will Boost Your Chances of Landing That Interview

It may tough to land your resume in the "yes" pile, by following this advice will heighten your prospects.
Doug and Polly White
How To

How to Value a Business?

If you're interested in purchasing an existing business, here are a few ways to gauge its value.
An Introduction to Business Plans
Business Plans

An Introduction to Business Plans

Why is a business plan so vital to the health of your business? Read the first section of our tutorial on How to Build a Business Plan to find out.
9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously
Money

9 Ways to Make Gobs of Money - Seriously

There's no silver bullet for making it big, but it's not rocket science, either...unless of course you're SpaceX and Tesla founder Elon Musk.
How to Make Lots of Money...Your Way
Careers

How to Make Lots of Money...Your Way

Studies on the best paying careers are all over the map. Turns out there are lots of ways to achieve financial security.

Finance

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter
Crowdfunding

5 Tips for Launching a Non-Profit Campaign on Kickstarter

Isabel Sheinman, director of business development at Library for All, shares strategies for success on the crowdfunding platform.
Laura Entis
Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App
Finance

Where to Get the Money to Build Your Mobile App

You have a great idea for an app, but how do you find the funds you need to develop it?
Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)
Finance

Habits of the World's Wealthiest People (Infographic)

A look at some of the traits and routines shared by the world's richest people.
The Basics of Money Management
Cash Flow Center

The Basics of Money Management

Before you start making money, you've got to figure out how you're going to accept payments, establish payment and credit terms, and manage your finances. This how-to will help.
Hate Making Collection Calls? How to Do Them Right
Finance

Hate Making Collection Calls? How to Do Them Right

Since calling late-payers can be painful, make your effort to collect what you're owed as efficient and effective as possible. Here's how.

Marketing

7 Quick Tips for Redesigning Your Company Logo (Infographic)
Infographics

7 Quick Tips for Redesigning Your Company Logo (Infographic)

Change doesn't have to be complicated. Simply tweak the old to ring in the new. Here's how.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Calculate Gross Profit
How To

How to Calculate Gross Profit

Knowing when your business is making money.
How To

How to Create a Logo

With a well-designed logo, potential clients can instantly discover how your business can serve them.
10 Laws of Social Media Marketing
Social Media Marketing

10 Laws of Social Media Marketing

For business owners just getting started, a guide to build brand buzz and boost your bottom line.
How to Sell a Product: 5 Ways to Sell Itself
How To

How to Sell a Product: 5 Ways to Sell Itself

With so many brands to choose from, customers often want to go with what they know. Here are five ways to make your product do its own marketing.

Leadership

How to Be More Persuasive at Work
Persuasion

How to Be More Persuasive at Work

To achieve complex goals, we often must rely upon the hard work and cooperation from those around us.
Ken Sundheim
How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note
How To

How to Write an Unforgettable Thank-You Note

Sending a thank-you note can change your life. It changed mine.
The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time
TED

The 5 Most Popular TED Talks of All Time

They don't call them "ideas worth spreading" for nothing. These are the best of the best.
7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers
Public Speaking

7 Powerful Public Speaking Tips From One of the Most-Watched TED Talks Speakers

Simon Sinek delivered TED Talks' third most-watched presentation ever. Here are his top secrets for capturing, captivating and connecting with your audience.
How to Dress for a Business Meeting. Yes, Seriously. (Infographic)
Dress codes

How to Dress for a Business Meeting. Yes, Seriously. (Infographic)

You may be tempted to try the rumpled-hair, hoodie look – just don't.

Technology

You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)
Coffee

You're Drinking Coffee All Wrong. Here's How to Fix That. (VIDEO)

Wake up and don't smell (or sip) the coffee. At least not right away. Here's why.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
A Step-by-Step Guide To Building Your First Mobile App
Technology

A Step-by-Step Guide To Building Your First Mobile App

If you have the right reasons, follow these 10 recommendations to getting your product to the public.
How Your Mobile App Can Make More Money
Technology

How Your Mobile App Can Make More Money

Choosing the right pricing strategy will help you maximize your profits. Here are four options and why each one might be right for you.
Five Easy Tools to Build a Website
Technology

Five Easy Tools to Build a Website

You don't have to be a techie to build a website for your business. Here are five affordable resources to get started.
8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life
Technology

8 Ways the 'Internet of Things' Will Impact Your Everyday Life

From scheduling oil changes to monitoring you baby's health, new sensors will make your life easier to track in the next few years.

Entrepreneurs

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30
How To

How to Become a Millionaire by Age 30

Ten steps to take to get, and stay rich in the earliest stage of your career.
How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work
How To

How to Manage Time With 10 Tips That Work

Are you working on clock time or 'real' time? Learn how to manage your day by understanding the difference with these 10 time management tips.
How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain
How To

How to Stay Focused: Train Your Brain

Understand how your brain reacts to distractions and use these three tips to help you stay focused and get things done.
5 Time Management Techniques Worth Using
Entrepreneurs

5 Time Management Techniques Worth Using

There's no magic pill you can take to manage your time better. Instead, try implementing these five strategies to get your work under control.

Franchises

10 Questions to Ask When Franchising Your Business
Franchising Your Business

10 Questions to Ask When Franchising Your Business

From startup costs to legal docs, to vetting franchisees, here's what you need to know before putting your brand in someone else's hands.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Research a Business Opportunity
Franchises

How to Research a Business Opportunity

Protect yourself by learning what a business opportunity really is, how the government regulates them, and the steps you should take to ensure you've found the best opportunity available.
Sniffing Out a Good Business Opportunity
Franchises

Sniffing Out a Good Business Opportunity

How to tell whether that opportunity is really too good to be true
The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract
Franchise

The Dirty Little Secrets Lurking in Your Franchise Contract

A real estate professional with multiple offices discovers critical terms of her business arrangement the hard way.
6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs
Starting a Franchise Business

6 Essential Traits of Successful Entrepreneurs

Are you ready to take the plunge and run a franchise business?