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4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business
Stocks

4 Ways Stock-Market Volatility Affects Every Business

Entrepreneurs and small-business owners need to pay attention to market swings, whether they like it or not.
Ray Hennessey
How to Talk to Your Very First Customers
Customer Relationship

How to Talk to Your Very First Customers

Creating valuable products requires getting valuable feedback. Who you talk to early on counts for a whole lot.
Tweet Them Right: 3 Steps to Increasing Customer Loyalty Via Twitter
Customer Loyalty

Tweet Them Right: 3 Steps to Increasing Customer Loyalty Via Twitter

A little blue birdie can offer great opportunities to interact with and retain customers.
Christopher Hann
How to Be a Good Customer
Customer Service

How to Be a Good Customer

Always remember that when you reach out to customer support, there's a human being on the other end.
Paul Jun
4 Customer-Service Mistakes You're Already Making -- and How to Correct Them
Customer Service

4 Customer-Service Mistakes You're Already Making -- and How to Correct Them

Here are a few customer-service mistakes your company may be making and how to correct them, so you can be on the path of providing a memorable experience for customers, rather than an awful one.
Philip Krim
Handling the Curveballs of Customer Support
Customer Support

Handling the Curveballs of Customer Support

Here are a handful of troublesome scenarios you may come across, and some guidance on how to handle them.
Gregory Ciotti
Craft Brewers: This Is What Your Customers Want
Starting a Business

Craft Brewers: This Is What Your Customers Want

Knowing who's buying craft beers will help you market to your target audience.
The No. 1 Marketing Strategy Businesses Need to Be Using
Ask the Expert

The No. 1 Marketing Strategy Businesses Need to Be Using

Really good marketing begins and ends with your customer.
Jim Joseph
How to Deal With a Difficult Customer-Service Conversation
Customer Service

How to Deal With a Difficult Customer-Service Conversation

By following these conflict resolution techniques, you can get your way out of any tough conversation and find a resolution that works for all parties.
Norine Toomey
How to Find, Buy and Turn Around a Fixer-Upper Business
Buying a Business

How to Find, Buy and Turn Around a Fixer-Upper Business

Here's what you need to know if you plan on rehabbing an existing business.
Michelle Goodman
6 Ways to Get a Fanatical Customer Base
Customer Engagement

6 Ways to Get a Fanatical Customer Base

Passionate customers are the most critical component of building a brand, but you won't gain followers by sitting on your hands.
Scott Dunlap
The Art of Making Customers Happy on Social Media
Customer Relationship

The Art of Making Customers Happy on Social Media

If you sell something online or if you run a business with an online presence, you have the honor and the privilege of chatting directly with customers. 24 hours a day. 7 days a week. Sometimes its more art than science.
Kevan Lee
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
13 Tricks for Landing Your First Thousand Customers
Finding Customers

13 Tricks for Landing Your First Thousand Customers

Getting the first 1,000 customers will not guarantee your success, but it will you give you a chance to get some real-world feedback -- and maybe even pay some bills at the same time.
Jeff Foster