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Treat Your Customers Like You Love Them (Why Wouldn't You?)
Customer Service

Treat Your Customers Like You Love Them (Why Wouldn't You?)

Things go wrong. It happens. When they do, though, use it as an opportunity to earn trust.
Stephen Key
5 Essential Reads for Startup Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneurship

5 Essential Reads for Startup Entrepreneurs

To get ahead of the game, here are five books all entrepreneurs should be reading. Bonus: one is free.
Jake Gibson
Staying on Track While Diversifying a Business
Growth Strategies

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.
Howard Hitchcock
Growing Pains: How Expansion Causes Startups to Lose Customers
The Grind

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.
Adina Grigore
2 Risky Pivots You Probably Haven't Heard About
Pivots

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.
Eric Siu
5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day
Managing Employees

5 Things Great Leaders Do Every Day

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

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

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

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?
Holly Mason

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.
Ryan Himmel
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.