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When Choosing Vendors, Entrepreneurs Should Trust Their Parental Instincts
Grow Your Business

When Choosing Vendors, Entrepreneurs Should Trust Their Parental Instincts

Here's how growing a business is like raising kids and how your parental instincts can help you choose the right partners.
Maria Haggerty
Who Really Owns Your Business?
Entrepreneurship

Who Really Owns Your Business?

Don't give away control of your business by excessive tolerance of problem employees, vendors or clients.
Dixie Gillaspie
Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event
Startup Kit

Why Vendors Can Make or Break Your Event

Here's how to find the best vendors for your needs and negotiate with them to get the best prices.
The Staff of Entrepreneur Media, Inc.
Cultivating Relationships With Vendors Opens a World of Opportunity
Vendors

Cultivating Relationships With Vendors Opens a World of Opportunity

When managed correctly, the relationship with a key vendor is a powerful partnership you can work together to enhance.
David Ciccarelli
Should You Consider Hiring a Crowdfunding Consultant?
Crowdfunding

Should You Consider Hiring a Crowdfunding Consultant?

These advisers can be invaluable members of your team, or a complete waste of money. Ask these questions before making a decision.
Kendall Almerico
4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them
Sales

4 Tips for Persuading People by Listening to Them

The more a person feels they were heard, the more memorable they find what you said to them.
Dave Mattson
How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn
Linkedin

How to Find the Most Fascinating People on LinkedIn

So Barbara Walters created her list of 2014's most fascinating people. Here's an overview by another Walters, a publicist with ideas how to maximize this social-media tool to your benefit in 2015.
Brittany Walters-Bearden
Evaluate New Vendors That Will Help the Business Expand
Expansion

Evaluate New Vendors That Will Help the Business Expand

Working with others is all about building relationships, and the process of selecting service providers should be focused on finding those who will connect with executives and the company as a whole and stick around for the long haul.
Adi Vaxman
The Art of Crafting Successful Vendor Relationships
Vendors

The Art of Crafting Successful Vendor Relationships

Partnering with established service providers allows a young company to scale more quickly and focus on developing and refining the core business.
Zeke Adkins
Tell Them You Care With a Holiday Card. Use These 5 Tips to Do It Right.
Holidays

Tell Them You Care With a Holiday Card. Use These 5 Tips to Do It Right.

Sending out greetings to your vendors, customers and clients is a simple business strategy that provides you with a 10-fold return.
Jonathan Long
The Grind

Controlling the Uncontrollable

When getting a startup off the ground, entrepreneurs have to rely on others. Here is how to overcome the challenges of depending on external partners.
Sarah Haselkorn
Don't Pay a Consultant Before Chatting With Your Vendor
Vendors

Don't Pay a Consultant Before Chatting With Your Vendor

Vendors have unique access and insight. Their perspective is typically available for the price of a friendly conversation.
Shaul Kuper
60 Second Solutions

How to Engage Your Vendors

How you pay your vendors can impact the service you receive.
Entrepreneur Staff
How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign
Starting a Business

How to Choose the Best Printer for Your Direct Mail Campaign

These tips can help you choose the printer whose product and service will meet your needs.
Craig Simpson