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How to Make the 'Just Following Up' Email Less Dreadful

Most sales and business professionals have had the experience of placing a sales call or email pitch and hearing nothing back. Here are some tricks to crafting the perfect 'follow-up' email.

Saying It Right -- 8 Rules for Getting People on Your Side

It's just like your mother said: It's the way you express things sometimes that really matters.

8 Clumsy Mistakes to Avoid During the Hiring Process

Are you undercutting your recruitment strategies? Employers who are careless during their talent-acquisition process will end up with less than superb candidates. Avoid these lapses.

When Pitching, Use Subtlety to Lure Investors

When pitching your product, there's no need to give it all away.

The Best Way to Market a Niche Company

To get the word out about a specialty business, entrepreneurs need to understand their audience and then get to the places where they get their information.

Keep Employees From Burning Out

These first-hand tips can keep up both morale and productivity.

3 Simple Precautions for Protecting Your Personal Data in the Cloud

Not one of the celebrities embarrassed to see nude photos of themselves on the Internet had protected their data with basic, two-step authentication.

6 Tips to Keep in Mind When Hiring Your First Employees

Beyond running through the usual interview questions, pick up on these clues to find ideal candidates for the job.

Personal Branding Doesn't Mean Just Fixing Your LinkedIn Presence

Spruce up your professional marketing techniques -- for your career prospects and your company's sake.

Your Career Is a Supplement to Your Life, Not the Defining Factor

You're a hard-driving entrepreneur. But what should you do now if your work life has turned into your whole life?

Is Goal Setting Missing From Your Daily Routine? (Infographic)

Many people swear by this ritual. Find out how this practice could enhance your entrepreneurial success.

Smart Design Connects the Dots

The best examples allow a consumer to coexist with a product or service in a seamless fashion.

Richard Branson Says He Writes His Own Blog Posts, And He's Read Your Comments

…Including the ones that say 'Richard Branson doesn't really read this.'

So You're Being Audited. Now What?

Seven steps to get you through the ordeal.

6 Key Tips for Leading by Example

Become a powerful workplace influence by effectively modeling top-notch behavior. Don't have all the skills yet? Fill in the gaps.

Finding Clients Who Are Open to Innovation Even in Risk-Averse Markets

When the purchasing decision chain is full of doubters, these tips can help you woo more customers.

5 Tips for Newbie Entrepreneurs

Gain familiarity with the business landscape, then seek a wide market and put revenue-generating ideas on a fast track.

7 Key Steps Toward Starting Your Own Business

It’s easy to become overwhelmed in the early stages of launching a company. Try these steps to guide you along the way.

Why Uncovering a Network Security Breach Can Take Weeks or Months

The discreet methods of hackers make an incursion extremely hard to detect. Both large and small companies are at risk.

25 Reasons I Will Not Invest in Your Startup

What's the point in losing money on purpose? Here are some telltale clues that your business is not a sound proposition.

Habits Successful People Skip and Finding the Ideal Client: The Weekly Tips Roundup

Start your week with these top tricks and tips from Entrepreneur's online contributors.

5 Ways I Used a Reverse Book Club to Write a Bestseller

An entrepreneur explains how she assembled a group of friends to meet every two weeks and help her write her volume.

Paying for That Employee's Class? Ask for a Mini Proposal First.

Staff training is key to keeping a workforce in the flow. Design a program to elicit productive coursework.

In Business, the Cameras Are Always Rolling

Leaders need to take a stand for what’s right when bad behavior occurs.

Why Business Leaders Must Set a Personal Mission

Assess what you're trying to accomplish in life beyond making money at your company. Otherwise you might be headed for trouble when life catches up with you.
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