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The Often-Overlooked Value of Cold Calling
The Grind

The Often-Overlooked Value of Cold Calling

Even if you run a scalable Internet business, you should still look beyond online channels for product validation and sales strategy support.
David Chait
The Best Places to Work Aren't In the Office
Workplaces

The Best Places to Work Aren't In the Office

Unusual working environments often boost productivity. Give them a try.
Lisa Evans
Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder
Hiring

Finding a Good Small Business Job is Getting Harder

Small businesses are doing a lot more without having to hire new workers.
Scott Shane
How to Get Your First $1 Million in Sales
Revenue Generation

How to Get Your First $1 Million in Sales

It's all about propsecting, conversations, closing and then the promised land: Revenue.
How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth
Referrals

How Finder's Fees Can Be a Catalyst for Business Growth

One of best ways to find new customers and clients is through your own network. Here's what you need to know about charging and paying finder's fees for referrals.
Carol Roth
Should You Go to SXSW? Let's Look at the Data.
Networking

Should You Go to SXSW? Let's Look at the Data.

Of all the events out there, SXSW is the best for judging whether it is worth attending for your business.
William Litvack
Achieve Self-Mastery and You Will Never Settle for Less in Business
Leadership

Achieve Self-Mastery and You Will Never Settle for Less in Business

An entrepreneur's fears and small vision are the greatest limits to success. Overcoming those brings every goal within reach.
Sherrie Campbell
Innovation

When It Comes to Innovation, Here are 7 Mistakes People Make

While many entrepreneurs want to grow their business and offer products with a competitive edge, they neglect techniques and systems that generate a flood of valuable ideas.
Steve Sponseller
Why You Should Polarize Your Client Base Just Like an Online Dating Site
Customer Loyalty

Why You Should Polarize Your Client Base Just Like an Online Dating Site

Sites such as Farmers Only and Christian Mingle have a customer filter built right into the names.
John Brubaker
The Challenge of Keeping Your Culture Intact When the Business Is Growing Quickly
Company Culture

The Challenge of Keeping Your Culture Intact When the Business Is Growing Quickly

As your company grows, new team members won't know the values you launched with unless the leadership team makes it a priority.
Sam Hodges
Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First
Customer Service

Wherever You Pitch Your Business, Remember, People Come First

Both entrepreneurs and competition judges focus too much on the product, forgetting that customers and staff are more important.
Steve VanderVeen
Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta
Uber

Uber Just Bought Mapping Startup deCarta

The ridesharing tech company says geolocation and navigation technology is a big part of what keeps it running efficiently.
Catherine Clifford
How to Develop a Laser-Like Focus on Building Your New Business
Focus

How to Develop a Laser-Like Focus on Building Your New Business

The world's most successful people are those who have streamlined their lives to a seamless flow of productivity and focus.
Neil Patel
Looking to Use Big Data? Ask These 4 Questions.
Big Data

Looking to Use Big Data? Ask These 4 Questions.

Big data doesn't have to be scary; businesses just need to ask the right questions.
Dan Newman