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Growth Strategies

On-Demand

What This On-Demand Startup CEO Thinks the Sector Should Really Be Called

Handy's Oisin Hanrahan says the conversation about the new economy needs to change.
Failure

Bad Timing Hurt Pets.com. Dodgeball.com Had No Strategic Plan. Be Aware of the Procession of Startup Pitfalls.

Studying the way in which founders -- often with great ideas -- fail is the first step to avoid making the same mistakes.
Entrepreneurs

The 5 Primary Stages of Business Every Entrepreneur Goes Through

Know the stages so you can navigate them with ease.
Customer Retention

10 Simple Ways to Improve Customer Retention Rates

There should never be a point where you're content enough to stop improving.
Advertising

How Having a Commercial Air During the Super Bowl Paid Off for These 2 Businesses

Death Wish Coffee and GoldieBlox were winners of Intuit QuickBooks Small Business Big Game contest.
Company Culture

3 Cultural Considerations Before an Acquisition

Melding cultural elements speeds up the success of a new business entity.
H-1B Visas

Why It's Time to Reform the H-1B Visa Program

The very tool we need so much is complicated, time-consuming and cost-prohibitive. Why is that?
Real Estate

4 Simple Tips for Finding Incredible Real Estate Deals

Make like your 'garage-sale' mom, who knew a great deal when she saw one.
Growth Strategies

3 Ways to Raise Your Referral Rate

Put these marketing tools to work for you so your customers will refer you to their friends and family.
Expansion

6 Signs That You Should Stop a Business Expansion in Its Tracks

Sometimes, forces beyond your control -- like market tides -- don't work in your favor. You have to know when to call it quits.
Franchises

The Key to Working Well With Your Franchisees

To create a business relationship that's a win-win for both sides, you must communicate with your franchisees. Follow these tips.
Careers

Here's Some Good Advice. Don't Listen to Any More Career Advice.

Make a good first impression, show up on time, work hard. Now go figure out the rest for yourself.
Millennials

Did Millennials Kill the 9-to-5 Workday, or Just Point Out That It's Dead?

The youngest workers loathe pointlessly rigid schedules and veal-pen cubicles but are enchanted by flexibility and opportunity.
Communication Strategies

The Challenge of Communication Doesn't Stop at the Keyboard

How do you know if the message you send over email is the message received? You don't, at least not without following up.