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10 Tools for Getting More Done Every Day
Productivity Tools

10 Tools for Getting More Done Every Day

A growing array of tools is available to handle routine business tasks, helping to keep overhead low and time free for building the business.
John Boitnott
Is Your Advisor a Critic Posing as a Mentor?
Mentors

Is Your Advisor a Critic Posing as a Mentor?

If all of a person's advice focuses on your past mistakes, they can undermine your confidence.
Martin Zwilling
Why Mindset Trumps Strategy Every Time
Entrepreneur Mindset

Why Mindset Trumps Strategy Every Time

A successful strategy is more than just tactics and procedures. It must align with how you see your business and what is possible.
Dixie Gillaspie
Are Paid Referrals Worth the Cost?
Ethics Coach

Are Paid Referrals Worth the Cost?

A look at the value of paid referrals and advisers and the difference between ethics and compliance.
Answer These 7 Questions Before Hiring an Ecommerce Consultant
Ecommerce

Answer These 7 Questions Before Hiring an Ecommerce Consultant

Consultants can bring a fresh perspective and the latest strategies but they are not magical. Before you spend money think deeply about your goals and expectations.
Eric Samson
4 Reasons Why Nobody Can Write Your Business Plan Better Than You
Business Plans

4 Reasons Why Nobody Can Write Your Business Plan Better Than You

Consultants and editors can polish your plan but only you can infuse it with the passion that drives your dream.
John Boitnott
5 Ways Fiverr Jump-Started My Life as an Entrepreneur
Consultants and Advisors

5 Ways Fiverr Jump-Started My Life as an Entrepreneur

A digital branding specialist explains how her explorations on this online marketplace led her to create a consulting business.
Te-Erika Patterson
Sometimes Your Expertise Might Be Exactly What's Holding You Back
Entrepreneur Mindset

Sometimes Your Expertise Might Be Exactly What's Holding You Back

It's hard to see your business and its potential in an entirely new way when you are certain you already know everything there is to know about it.
Dixie Gillaspie
Should You Consider Hiring a Crowdfunding Consultant?
Crowdfunding

Should You Consider Hiring a Crowdfunding Consultant?

These advisers can be invaluable members of your team, or a complete waste of money. Ask these questions before making a decision.
Kendall Almerico
Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points
Consultants and Advisors

Don't Hire a Consultant Until You've Vetted Them and Considered These 6 Points

Apply the same vigorous checking process you would use for full-time hires.
Rob Biederman
How Much Should You Give Away for Free During a Coffee Meeting?
Pricing

How Much Should You Give Away for Free During a Coffee Meeting?

It is important to remember that your time is money. Your time and expertise are valuable commodities that you should monitor carefully.
Deborah Mitchell
Evaluate New Vendors That Will Help the Business Expand
Expansion

Evaluate New Vendors That Will Help the Business Expand

Working with others is all about building relationships, and the process of selecting service providers should be focused on finding those who will connect with executives and the company as a whole and stick around for the long haul.
Adi Vaxman
5 Behaviors of a Successful and Trustworthy Consultant
Consultants and Advisors

5 Behaviors of a Successful and Trustworthy Consultant

For a successful business relationship to get off the ground and thrive, both sides need to trust and respect each other.
Mel Carson
Why This Is the Season for Generosity Marketing
Marketing Strategies

Why This Is the Season for Generosity Marketing

While everyone is in the spirit of giving, consider offering customers your best content, product or service for free.
Kelsey Humphreys
Consultants and Advisors

It's hard to make it on your own. Most successful entrepreneurs have a many consultants, advisors, and mentors along the way. These articles will tell you want to look for to make sure that you find the right people and get the most out of the relationships.

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