Small Business Advice | Tips for Creating an Advisory Board

January 27, 2011 5:30 am0 comments

Fox Business| Fox Small Business Center | Jan 20, 2011 10:36 AM EST Tips for Creating an Advisory Board Advisory boards can be one of the most resourceful components of a company, yet entrepreneurs often stumble in putting this team together. If assembled correctly, an advisory board can help fill […]

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Business Advice | Success In Tough Times

January 26, 2011 6:02 am0 comments

It seems like everywhere I go lately, I get asked the same questions. Business Owners and Entrepreneurs ask me: “How can I increase my sales?” or “How can I increase my business?” or “What’s the best strategy to survive our economy?” or something along these lines. Everyone’s looking for answers […]

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2010 Small Business Jobs Act – What it Means to Your Business

December 16, 2010 7:41 am0 comments

The Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (SBJA), signed into law in September, adds or renews several attractive tax incentives for small business, and makes other important tax changes you need to be aware about. 100% Exclusion of Gain on Sale of Qualified Small Business Stock: Historically, 50 percent of […]

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Why Businesses Fail

November 30, 2010 6:00 am0 comments

According to Dun and Bradstreet, the single, most important reason for the failure of businesses in America is lack of sales. Our research shows that 95% of businesses struggle when it comes to attracting customers. So your company’s job is to create and keep a customer, and your job is […]

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Increasing Sales with Social Media

November 2, 2010 5:44 am0 comments

Increasing Sales with Social Media – Facebook, Myspace & Twitter. There’s no doubt about it – small businesses are beginning to utilize social media tools and tactics with more frequency than ever before. A recent study by eMarketer reports that 260,000 small businesses across the US and Canada are employing […]

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How to Write a Business Plan That You’ll Actually Use

October 19, 2010 4:44 pm0 comments

The best-laid plans are the ones you’ll actually use. Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson, authors of Rework, say lengthy, abstract business plans are destined for a filing cabinet—filed away and never looked at again. Here are resources to help you craft a business plan that you’ll actually use: Score.org—This […]

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A Board of Advisers to Help Your Business

October 12, 2010 6:28 am2 comments

How to set up a board of advisers to help you run your small business

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How to Help Your Employees Live Their Potential

October 6, 2010 6:30 am0 comments

How to Help Your Employees Live Their Potential | by Rieva Lesonsky You don’t have to run a big corporation to offer big perks benefiting your team–and ultimately, your business. As the economy slowly recovers, employees are eagerly seeking greener pastures. For the first time since 2008, in the second […]

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