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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.

Starting a Business

What Should Congress Do to Help Your Small Business?

A look at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce's legislative agenda for 2011.
Growth Strategies

How to Make Your Business a Multicultural Success

Big companies do a lot to promote diversity. But there is plenty small companies can do to make sure they're welcoming to all employees, too. Here are five ideas:
Marketing

The Most Overlooked Market for Small Business

Small businesses don't often think of big businesses as possible clients. But for those that do, here's a new online tool that's designed to help entrepreneurs make big-biz sales.
Growth Strategies

Microfinance Hits Small Businesses Right Where It Helps

Here are three reasons why micro-borrowers do better than owners who've borrowed from a traditional bank.
Growth Strategies

Did the Recession Skip Your Business?

A new study shows industries and states where business failure rates actually declined during the recession. See how your state stacked up.
Marketing

Three Ways to Celebrate National Small Business Week

Outside of attending the big hoedown in the Capitol, here are three ways to get the most out of National Small Business Week.
Starting a Business

Would Looser Investment Rules Help Small Businesses?

The SEC is forming a small-business committee to review rules that entrepreneurs say make it harder to raise money. But relaxing the rules might not be a good thing.
Marketing

Why Your Company Isn't Making More Money

To take your "B" company to the next level, having "A" players on your sales team is a must.
Marketing

How Your Business Can Build Customer Loyalty -- and Profits

Better customer service can cultivate a more profitable business. Here are a few tips for building customer loyalty.
Run a Better Business

How to Tell if Your Business is Healthy...or Floundering

Know how you can tell if your business is really thriving? Here are four ways to find data for benchmarking your business.
Marketing

Did Google Stop Sending You Traffic?

Consider these six ways to regain lost ground in Google's search rankings.
Project Grow

Top Tips on Loyalty and Leadership

Here are a few of the best tips for growing your leadership skills and building customer loyalty.
Leadership

How to Really Build Loyalty

Here is a snippet of what's to come out of the leadership and loyalty focused Successful Online Business Conference.
Run a Better Business

Could a Band of Angels Help Your Business?

Angel investors are getting easier to find thanks to the rise of investment groups.
Starting a Business

How I Survived 'Shark Tank'

Here's how Jonathan Boos of Wurkin Stiffs swam with the 'Sharks' and lived to tell the tale.