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Specializing on just one target market -- corporate or social events -- then narrowing your focus within that market will help you become the event planner everyone seeks out.
Use this method for identifying, testing and optimizing shifts at your business.
First, figure out why you're taking a partner, then work out these details how you will do so.
Here are some key tips to help you learn from the mistakes of others and make your event planning business a success.
If you're launching a new product, you'll need early adopters and experts to help you shape future versions and spread the word about your brand.
Here's how to find the best vendors for your needs and negotiate with them to get the best prices.
Learn how to set prices that are high enough to keep your profitable but not high enough to scare away prospective customers.
For a startup trying to get off the ground (or a business looking to grow), customer relationships are crucial as these people fuel the business. To stand out against competitors and develop lasting relationships, startups should consider hosting a customer conference.
Our expert says that when competing against major, established players, differentiating yourself is the key to success.
To ensure you get the most out of your advisory board, entrepreneurs need to invest time and energy into this relationship. Otherwise, they can be a waste of time for both parties.
When starting a business, it's wise to build automation into your processes so everything doesn't fall apart with you.
There are four areas you have look into to see if you're ready to scale. If not, you risk losing it all.
While emerging markets can be a little unstable, they can also offer a plethora of opportunities. Entrepreneurs just need a little bit of strategic thinking to identify these circumstances.
What happens when your traditional business 'goes tech'? Suddenly youre more scalable and efficient, but you risk confusing your customers and losing your companys vision. Here is how to make the transition smoother.
Here are six reasons why you may need to give up the work-from-home lifestyle and find rented space.
If you think your business can handle experimenting with initiatives for rapid growth, be sure to track everything.
Follow these tips for determining a price that makes you a profit without gouging your customers.
Founders often reach a point when they need to hand over the reins to a more experienced person. Here are a few pieces of advice on how to make the transition process easier.
Who doesn't want her business to scale? But getting enough customers to make your company sustainable can be challenging. Here are a few ways to make the process a bit easier.
The staid, old vending machine concept is getting baked. Where? Dude, we're talking Colorado, bro, where it's legal to get stoned.
California's large highways represent the flexibility you'd want in your venture.
While pricing can be a tricky matter for any entrepreneur, it is especially difficult for those providing a service. Here are a few lessons on pricing strategy.
For our series My Biggest Mistake, the co-founder of GroSocial opens up about being completely consumed by his entrepreneurial endeavor and how that lifestyle had major consequences.
Companies are motivated to scale and grow profits year over year. But often this focus on revenue comes at the expense of the company's culture.
Bootstrapping a business is no walk in the park. Here are nine tips on how to land success with a low budget.
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