8 Ways Small Businesses Can Fight Big Corporations

One large obstacle many entrepreneurs face are the competitors who are worth billions – yes that’s billions with a B.  With that kind of value, everyone knows there’s money in the industry, but is there room for another company? No matter how large the company may seem, there are still ways to fight the big guys.  After all, many of ...

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19 Entrepreneurs Explain The Best Way That They Market Their Business

Sales and marketing are are vital to building a successful business. One of the reasons that businesses fail is because of lack of sales and often that is a result of low visibility. We wanted to find out some of the best ways that entrepreneurs get their name out about their business. #1 – Answer Questions on HARO A great ...

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Why Your Online Store Isn’t Selling and 5 Ways to Fix It

  There’s no question that we’re living in the age of online commerce. Tens and perhaps hundreds of thousands of consumers take to the Internet every day to do their shopping from the comfort of home. On the other side of the equation, hundreds of new web-based enterprises spring up daily, offering goods or services to those shoppers. If you’re ...

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5 Best Ways to Use Writing for Planning Your Best Business Strategies

Today’s marketplace is extremely diverse. There are hundreds and thousands of businesses that are trying to emphasize their brand’s products and services, trying to make a name, and wanting more and more. Because we live in a technological era, where the digital tools are flourishing, we can expect a lot of diversity and variety among businesses. As an entrepreneur or ...

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7 Ways to Handle Clients Who Disappear

As long as you are actively searching for clients to boost your business, you will always encounter those who will just suddenly disappear. There are a lot of reasons why clients just disappeared. There were those who have encountered financial constraints so they have to hold the transaction for a while. Some others have found better options and they have ...

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6 Entrepreneurs Explain Their Favorite Business Community

Being part of a community is important for an entrepreneur. The hardest part is sometimes how lonely the path can be. Being part of a successful community is even more important. We asked some entrepreneurs and business owners what communities they belonged to which helped to ensure their success. #1 – WE NYC WE NYC is amazing because it’s based ...

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11 Entrepreneurs Explain the Importance of Strategic Partners in Business

Being smart, effective and efficient is vital to being a successful entrepreneur. It’s not necessarily doing all of the work yourself but it could be meeting and collaborating with strategic business partners.  The partners often are looking for, meeting or collaborating with similar prospects. It could be the real estate agent that connects with the loan officer or the CPA ...

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Taking the Guess Work Out of Quota Setting: And how to avoid 5 common mistakes

Quota problems are consistently near the top of the list of sales compensation challenges for most companies. A team can painstakingly work through each step of the sales compensation design process and create a great plan that can be wrecked by poor quota setting. Given the choice, I’d rather have a good sales compensation design and a good quota-setting process ...

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What are the Rights & Responsibilities of Businesses?

What’s the most condescending facet of adulthood? Rights and responsibilities. Adulthood comes with tonnes of rights and responsibilities that we owe to people and the community around us. These rights and responsibilities increase ten folds when you have taken an entrepreneurship venture upon your shoulders. Because you are affecting a lot more people directly and indirectly, you become partly answerable ...

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8 Entrepreneurs Discuss How to Handle Taboo Topics in Business

It used to be an unwritten rule that you don’t discuss certain topics in business. Those were generally politics, religion and sexual orientation. While there might have been other topics for specific industries, those were usually the topics that shouldn’t be discussed at any time. We decided to ask some entrepreneurs and business owners what they thought were the taboo ...

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