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

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.
Mark Cenicola
10 Things You Must Do to Grow Your Online Business in the First Year
Selling Online

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.
Drew Hendricks
5 Secrets to Keeping Your Business Alive and Thriving
Starting a Business

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.
Jeff Boss
Design An Engaging Layout For Your Daily Deals Site
Startup Kit

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
Startup Kit

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

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.
Benjamin Kabin
10 Lessons From Special-Ops That Could Help Your Business Win
Growth Strategies

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.
Jeff Boss
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.
Ryan Himmel
The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement
Delegation

The 3-Step Cure for Micromanagement

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

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.
Catherine Clifford
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