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Staying on Track While Diversifying a Business

Staying on Track While Diversifying a Business

Steer the company in new directions without alienating the traditional customer base or losing sight of the core mission.
Growing Pains: How Expansion Causes Startups to Lose Customers

Growing Pains: How Expansion Causes Startups to Lose Customers

The founder of skincare line S.W. Basics discusses how she has to sacrifice clients in order to gain others and how to deal with it.
2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About

2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About

Steve Jobs wasn't right about everything. Sometimes, you really need to listen to what people want.
5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

These tips can help you lead effectively -- no matter what your management style.
How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

How You, the Local Business Owner, Can Take on Amazon

You can slay the online giant (somewhat) -- by doing these eight things consistently.
Making the Jump From Employee to Owner

Making the Jump From Employee to Owner

How do you all of sudden handle the responsibilities of leading after buying the company you work for?

How to Create a Fair and Equitable Partnership From Day One

Our expert lays out how to register your business venture when one partner is providing the majority of the start-up capital.
If You Want to Survive, Find Ways to Compete With Your Own Business

If You Want to Survive, Find Ways to Compete With Your Own Business

Eventually, a competitor will come and beat you at your own game. Provide your own internal disruptions to stay relevant.
10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year

10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year

Through careful strategic planning, quality marketing campaigns and some online know-how, conversions are likely to increase steadily.
5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving

5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving

To get and stay in front of the competition, you need to do more than just offer something different.
Design An Engaging Layout For Your Daily Deals Site

Design An Engaging Layout For Your Daily Deals Site

Get creative and attract more traffic with these tips for designing your online coupon or daily deal website.
How to Partner With Merchants for Your Daily Deals Site

How to Partner With Merchants for Your Daily Deals Site

Here's how to find and sign up retailers who want to do business with you.
This Caterer Wants to Be an Event Planner. Our Experts Suggests Some First Steps.

This Caterer Wants to Be an Event Planner. Our Experts Suggests Some First Steps.

Start small and leverage your current client base to expand into a new field.
With Eye on Small Businesses, Google Gets Into the Domain Registration Game

With Eye on Small Businesses, Google Gets Into the Domain Registration Game

The new service is aimed at getting more businesses to get online in order to connect with and find new customers.
10 Lessons From Special-Ops That Could Help Your Business Win

10 Lessons From Special-Ops That Could Help Your Business Win

Former Navy SEAL shares the secrets to success that can help you perform better and build a legacy.
Looking to Hire a Manager? Read These 4 Tips First.

Looking to Hire a Manager? Read These 4 Tips First.

Hiring a manager is about finding someone who can lead and set the tone for your employees. These tips can help your search.
The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement

The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement

Learn to let go safely by putting the proper infrastructure in place -- your business depends on it.
How to Build an Institution, Not a Short-Term Business

How to Build an Institution, Not a Short-Term Business

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the newest head of the U.S. Small Business Administration, is an entrepreneur herself. Here, she discusses how to create a business that will be around for the long haul.
5 Steps for Creating a Long-Term Plan for Your Startup

5 Steps for Creating a Long-Term Plan for Your Startup

Having a clear vision of your company’s long-term trajectory is essential to ensuring its success.
How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share

How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share

Tips for getting media attention for your business, even if you don't have a new product, service or website to brag about.
From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps

From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps

After building your product, it's important to scale up with an expanding sales staff and partnerships.
Build Credibility for Your Brand by Taking Home Industry Awards

Build Credibility for Your Brand by Taking Home Industry Awards

First find the most appropriate awards to apply for, get your nominations in order and hope for the best.
How to Price Your Staffing Services

How to Price Your Staffing Services

Learn how to price your services so you're profitable and won't have to shut your doors for lack of funds.
Questions to Ask Before Saying, 'Honey, I Think We're Ready to Franchise'

Questions to Ask Before Saying, 'Honey, I Think We're Ready to Franchise'

Want to take it to the next level? This gut check will let you know if you should proceed, or continue working on your business.
A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner

A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner

To help you figure out if this is the type of business you'd like to start, let's take a behind-the-scenes look at how a staffing service operates on a daily basis.
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