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

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.
Georgia Travers
How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share
Publicity

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.
Joan Stewart
From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps
Growth Strategies

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.
Ron Huddleston
Build Credibility for Your Brand by Taking Home Industry Awards
Growing a Business

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.
Zach Cutler
How to Price Your Staffing Services
Startup Kit

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'
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.
Jeff Sinelli
A Day in the Life of a Staffing Agency Owner
Startup Kit

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.
Bust Through Painful Growth Spurts by Readying Your Business Now
Growth Strategies

Bust Through Painful Growth Spurts by Readying Your Business Now

Don't miss out on a growth opportunity because you failed to plan for expansion. Tackle growing pains with these 3 preparation tactics.
Matthew Toren
How to Find Products for Your Import Business
Startup Kit

How to Find Products for Your Import Business

How can you locate goods you'd like to import to sell to markets here in the United States? Here are six ways to track down the products you're hoping to sell in the U.S.
Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors
Competition

Win-Win: Strategically Partner With Your Top Competitors

There are instances when you should make friends with the "enemy" to create the best situation for both companies.
Martin Zwilling
How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business
Startup Kit

How to Ship Documents for Your Import/Export Business

As an importer or exporter, you need to know how each link in the shipping chain functions. Here's the lowdown on what all those terms on the shipping forms mean.
Scale or Fail? Don't Overlook These Keys to Exponential Growth.
Growth Strategies

Scale or Fail? Don't Overlook These Keys to Exponential Growth.

With a well-defined culture, a solid plan and a dedicated officer presiding over strategy, companies can pull ahead of the competition.
Sheena Tahilramani
Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs
Legal Center

Get Your Imported Goods Through Customs

As an import business owner, it's important to know the four basic steps for getting your foreign products through customs.
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The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success
Organization

The One Habit That Can Make or Break Your Success

Why simply being on time can help you have it all.
Nina Zipkin