Carol Tice

Carol Tice

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Carol Tice, a freelance writer, is chief executive of TiceWrites Inc. in Bainbridge Island, Wash. She blogs about freelance writing at Make a Living Writing. Email her at carol@caroltice.com.

Growth Strategies

Seven Business Turnaround Tips from 'Bar Rescue'

A recent episode of the new Spike-TV series offers a road map for saving a sinking business.
Starting a Business

One Way to Get a Product into Big Chains

Could this new contest from the folks at 'Everyday Edisons' help you get your product on the shelves of big box stores?
Run a Better Business

Is Disorganization Sapping Your Small Business's Health?

Disorganization can sap small-business productivity. Here are eight tips to help you stop the chaos and get organized.
Finance

Interest Grows in Business Banking

Thanks to the repeal of a banking law, business bank accounts may now earn interest. But community banks aren't pleased.
Growth Strategies

What Entrepreneurs Can Learn from Borders' Demise

Borders is moving to liquidate its 400 remaining stores. Here are four reasons why the giant bookseller went bust.
Growth Strategies

Should You Let Your Workers Sleep on the Job?

Want helpful, happy and alert employees? Make napping -- within reason -- a policy at your workplace. Here's how.
Finance

Small Business Lessons from Netflix's Pricing Debacle

Movie-rental company Netflix raised its prices last week, and its customers have set the Internet aflame with their ire. Here are six lessons for business owners from this pricing debacle.
Growth Strategies

For Entrepreneurs, This Summer's No Day at the Beach

Less than half of business owners plan to take even one week of vacation this summer. While you're at it, here's how to occupy your time.
Finance

Small-Biz Loan Money Finally Trickles to Community Banks

The Treasury Department recently opened the spigot on the $30 billion Small Business Loan Fund. But is it too little, too late?
Growth Strategies

Are You a 'Horrible Boss'?

The new film Horrible Bosses sheds light on entrepreneurs' own management styles. What kind of boss are you?
Growth Strategies

The 10 Best Things for Entrepreneurs to Outsource

How much of your time is taken up with activities that don't create new products or services, drive more sales or find new customers? If the answer is a lot, here are some tasks to offload.
worth-knowing

Will Today's Entrepreneurs Ever Retire?

Is your retirement plan to simply keep working until you drop? If so, you're not alone.
Finance

How Much Should Business Owners Get Paid?

Last year, big-company CEOs were paid an average of 343 times what their workers made. How does that number make you feel?
Marketing

How Entrepreneurs Can Connect With Twitter Influentials

Top business leaders on Twitter include: Chris Brogan, Gary Vaynerchuk, and Liz Strauss. How can you get their attention? Here are eight tips:
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