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5 Ways for Online Entrepreneurs to Stand Out
Building Your Online Presence

5 Ways for Online Entrepreneurs to Stand Out

The real competition online is for notice, credibility and respect. Achieve that and sales will follow.
Kimanzi Constable
Here Are the Best Months, Days and Times to Publish YouTube Videos
Content Strategy

Here Are the Best Months, Days and Times to Publish YouTube Videos

Whenever possible, aim for Thursday or Friday between 12 p.m. and 3 p.m.
Geoff Weiss
Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best
Competition

Don't Be the Cheapest, Be the Best

When pricing your product or service, instead of sweating the pennies, look at how you can charge more by offering a better quality experience for your customer.
Mike Templeman
The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling
Marketing

The Failing 'A' for Why Your Business Is Struggling

Resolving the 'ask deficit' is easier than you think: You just have to muster up the courage.
Kelsey Ramsden
3 Ways to Boost Word of Mouth and Referrals for Your Business
Finding Customers

3 Ways to Boost Word of Mouth and Referrals for Your Business

Learn how you were able to get someone to notice your good work and bring it up in conversation so that the magic happens.
Brian Barquilla
Taylor Swift's Latest Trademark Filings Reveal a Shrewd Business Strategy
Celebrities

Taylor Swift's Latest Trademark Filings Reveal a Shrewd Business Strategy

The star stealthily filed trademark applications for certain lyrical stylings from her latest album, '1989.'
Geoff Weiss
7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model
Startup Basics

7 Steps for Establishing the Right Business Model

Building a product may be the easy part of a startup. Don't forgot about the other, equally important half of the equation.
Martin Zwilling
McDonald's Franchisees to New CEO: We Need to Get Back to Basics
Franchises

McDonald's Franchisees to New CEO: We Need to Get Back to Basics

As the world's largest fast-food chain continues to struggle, newly appointed CEO Steve Easterbrook has a lot on his plate.
3 Ways Two Little Words Will Transform Your Business
Entrepreneur Mindset

3 Ways Two Little Words Will Transform Your Business

A robotic "thanks" does not satisfy the need people have for your sincere appreciation.
Dixie Gillaspie
Interior Design Businesses

7 Home Decor Startup Trends to Watch

Creating a coherent, polished yet personalized aesthetic no longer requires an expert eye, bundles of free time or a hefty disposable income. Entrepreneurs have entered the game.
Charlotte Nichols
Can Recognition Save Your Startup's Toxic Culture?
Employee Recognition

Can Recognition Save Your Startup's Toxic Culture?

Dysfunctional conduct may be curbed with some of these strategies. Consider tools to show staffers appreciation and desired behavior to turn things around.
Raphael Crawford-Marks
Brands Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves If a Celeb Spokesperson Goes Nuts
Insurance

Brands Can Now Buy Insurance to Protect Themselves If a Celeb Spokesperson Goes Nuts

Celebrity endorsements work when stars behave. Not when they go off the rails on the crazy train. Now AIG wants to come to the rescue with a way for businesses that dance with the stars to cover their butts.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues
The Grind

How to Get Past the First-Quarter Blues

With a new year, comes a new product cycle.
Jason Lucash
Paint by Numbers. Harness the Power of Data Visualization.
Big Data

Paint by Numbers. Harness the Power of Data Visualization.

The easiest way to tell an information-dense story may be graphically. And you don't have to be Leonardo da Vinci to create an effective chart or infographic.
Asha Saxena