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In Networking Presentations, Be Very Specific About Products and Services
Marketing Bootcamp

In Networking Presentations, Be Very Specific About Products and Services

Ivan Misner, founder of Business Network International, explains how you should break down your business to lowest common denominators in presentations.
Entrepreneur Network
Orders for Amazon's Home Services Have Grown 20 Percent Each Month
Amazon

Orders for Amazon's Home Services Have Grown 20 Percent Each Month

With more than 85 million U.S. customers, the company's local service marketplace has seen a healthy expansion.
Married Business Partners Find Themselves Not in Kansas Anymore With Window Genie
Franchise Players

Married Business Partners Find Themselves Not in Kansas Anymore With Window Genie

Brent and Melissa Windsor relocated to the Arizona desert to provide their new community with window-washing services through the franchise.
Erin Schultz
How to Get Your Business on Amazon's New Home Services Platform
Service Business

How to Get Your Business on Amazon's New Home Services Platform

Amazon is giving small businesses a way to reach customers, but is looking for a particular set of criteria.
Laura Entis
5 Ways Service Companies Can Be Innovative
Make More Happen

5 Ways Service Companies Can Be Innovative

Much public love goes to product companies, but service providers can also be imaginative and exciting.
Zach Cutler
10 Ways to Keep Making Your Clients Happier and Happier
Customer Retention

10 Ways to Keep Making Your Clients Happier and Happier

Research and common sense agree. The least expensive and most effective marketing is retaining the clients you already have.
Rocco Baldassarre
11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure
Lifestyle

11 Startups That Will Let You Enjoy a Life of Leisure

These budding companies can make you feel like a king without ever leaving home.
How (and Why) to Pivot From Services to Products
Service Business

How (and Why) to Pivot From Services to Products

Service businesses have an inherent flaw: they're hard to scale. It's far easier to build and grow a sustainable product business.
Steve Tobak
To Be a Successful Service Company, Shift Your Focus to Tech
Service Business

To Be a Successful Service Company, Shift Your Focus to Tech

This pivot from service to tech is a strategy more firms are adopting. And those that do will experience a competitive edge.
Jason Kulpa
How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow
Mobile Payments

How Mobile Payment Apps Are Energizing Businesses That Live On Cash Flow

Instant payment can free small businesses from the worry of unpaid invoices, making it likelier more will thrive.
Sam Madden
Marketing Bootcamp

Why Traditional Branding Is Useless for Service Providers

If you are not likely to generate a client through an Internet search or advertisement, but do so through a connection, take a guess as to where you should be spending your time.
Carol Roth
The 7 Critical Success Factors for a Services Business
Growth Strategies

The 7 Critical Success Factors for a Services Business

Unlike with products, whether your business thrives depends almost entirely on you and your skills.
Martin Zwilling
Hey, Service Professionals: It's Time to Modernize
Customer Service

Hey, Service Professionals: It's Time to Modernize

You've probably experienced this before. You need some repair work done, but it's difficult to find someone for the job. Then other inconveniences stack up.
Gene Marks
Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace
Service Business

Amazon May Launch a Local Services Marketplace

Amazon is reportedly looking beyond media, apparel, furniture and food -- and putting the call out to babysitters, handymen, birthday clowns and plumbers.
Geoff Weiss