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20 Entrepreneurs Explain How They Use Their Blog for Business

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Share The Blogosphere is here and it is not going anywhere. It’s not just for people talking about what their eating for lunch or their next celebrity crush. Blogging is big business for entrepreneurs and business owners. CEO Blog Nation recently launched a blogging community and we regularly blog for entrepreneurs and business owners and there are numerous reasons to blog. Rescue a CEO ...

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7 Ways to Handle a Price Objection for Entrepreneurs

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Entrepreneurs must wear many hats.  There’s the day-to-day business to take care of, all while making sure more business is funneling in for continued growth and success.  While everyone running a business must be a master of their product or service, they also must be good at selling. Many entrepreneurs are pretty good at getting the interest of a potential ...

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The 70% Rule

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So when do you delegate a task? This central question stops many CEOs from moving tasks into their team. They wait until someone else is able to complete the tasks as well as they can and thus doom themselves to owning that task forever. Smart CEOs, on the other hand, use the “70% Rule.” Put simply, if the person the ...

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Handling Competition: What You Need to Know

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While all small businesses are different from each other, the one thread that runs common between them all relates to dealing with competition. Irrespective of the industry you’re in, you’re bound to feel the heat from your competitors from the early stages of running the business. Competition can come in any form. If you run a grocery store at a ...

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Why Entrepreneurs Should Throw Out “Plan B”

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Open mind? Necessary. Career back up plan? You don’t want it bad enough.  People always asked me when I was starting my business “what’s your back up plan if the company fails?” I would tell them “It’s not going to fail.” Why should we spend time architecting a plan B? I believe a Plan B is composed of fear, worry and a small percentage in ...

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The Reality of Using Spreadsheets to Run Your Business

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Even as technology becomes more accessible and consumers demand faster service, many retailers are reluctant to adopt the solutions they need to grow successfully. Instead, they rely on manual spreadsheet tracking to maintain inventory, orders and other important information. But as a business grows to multiple sales channels, manual systems won’t be enough to support a scaling company. Here are ...

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5 Reasons Why You Should Incorporate Strategic Public Relations

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As many business owners know, starting your own company is no easy task. There are financial, logistical and personnel questions you’ll have to ask yourself and make moves on from day one. For example: How much money will you need to launch the business? How are you physically going to produce your products? How many employees will you need? What ...

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Protect Your Small Business This Tax Season

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Last tax season alone, 19 million tax-related documents containing social security numbers, addresses, etc. were printed and mailed to the IRS. While the world is focused on cyber threats, one of the biggest threats to businesses may be where business leaders never thought to look: the trash can. The Paperless Office Is a Failed Prediction We may think we’re living ...

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Leadership Ethics – What Employees Think about That

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Ethics and morals are instilled in us when we’re young and assist in guiding our path in life. The evidence of this is found in our behavior and how we react in challenging situations. Ethics usually dictates that we take the right path which needs to be the one that will be fairest to all concerned. In many companies the ...

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Enhance Your Team’s Productivity with Workplace Choice

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The old idea of assembling workers in a central office is swiftly changing. This is true for companies of all sizes – from multi-nationals to small startups. There are three trends driving this change. Businesses are increasingly looking at how to control real estate costs. Employees are increasingly asking for the flexibility to work remotely – whether that’s from home ...

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