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Business Plans

Growth Strategies

Retention Tactics That Fuel Sales Growth

Starting with a plan to minimize customer attrition allows the rest of your marketing to grow the business.
Business Model

Traction Is What Investors Are Looking for When You Present Your Plan

Investors will not be interested in your product until you can show them that a big market is getting interested.
Growth Strategies

3 Ridiculously Easy Steps You Can Take To Re-Energize Your Business

The most effective business approach may be to personally reach out to people, talk to them and offer solutions that have value.
Strategy

You Can't Thrive When Your Strategy Is Merely to Survive

The natural impulse is to hunker down when the economy slows, but tough times are uniquely suited for boldly setting your brand apart.
Ecommerce

3 Ways to Grow a Multi-Million Dollar Drop Shipping Business

Begin with these drop shipping basics and everything will soon fall into place.
Starting a Business

How to Build a Business When You Can't Quit Your Job

Starting a business is scary, and quitting a job that pays the bills is risky. Here's advice on how to mitigate the risk.
Business

To Become a Better Businessperson, First Become a Better Person

To give your best to your business, you have to be in a good place personally first.
Business Plans

How I Got To Pitch Mark Cuban My Business Idea Without Ever Going on 'Shark Tank'

If you're in college, think about the many college business-plan competitions out there. Not in college? There are competitions for you, too.
Pitching Investors

6 Things Your Investors Are Thinking While Listening to Your Pitch

Prepare for your pitch with the mind of an investor. Being prepared for all their questions and concerns will help seal the deal.
Project Grow

7 Flaws in Your Business Plan You Need to Fix

Individually, these seven flaws won't destroy your business, but cumulatively . . . watch out.
Leadership

5 Business Lessons I Learned From Surfing

Like surfers wait for the right wave, business leaders wait for the right opportunities.
Project Grow

7 Steps-to-Success for Clothing Industry Start-ups

Clothing line entrepreneurs should work toward a complete business plan as the business further develops
Business Ideas

Does Your Business Idea Solve a Problem? Does It Fit You Personally? Ask Yourself These Questions Before Committing.

Remember that roughly nine out of 10 businesses fail. What puts you into that remaining 10 percent?
Business Name

Your New Business Name Should Be Memorable, Spell-able and Available

Follow these five tips to settle on what is one of the most important aspect of a new company -- its name.
Execution

7 Ways to Keep Your Focus on Execution After the Idea

Are you sure your startup is moving beyond the idea stage to assure long-term business success?