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10 Great Reasons for Outsourcing Payroll Services

While peace of mind may be reason alone for outsourcing payroll, below are additional reasons why outsourcing payroll services may be a great solution for your small business: Related Posts Great Tips for Finding a Business Mentor 8 years ago A business mentor should be an experienced and successful businessman who is willing to teach […]

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Can a Spouse Qualify for HIRE Act Benefits?

Under the recently enacted HIRE Act, the following benefits are derived from hiring previously unemployed workers: Related Posts So You Need To Hire A Community Manager – Now What? 8 years ago The Community Manager role is unlike any other position in the technology and online world. Rather than managing hardware… Why I Never Hire […]

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Sylvia Ann Hewlett wrote an article titled “Increase Engagement by Allowing Employees to Volunteer “ which appeared on the Harvard Business Review website. The following is an excerpt:

Increase Engagement by Allowing Employees to Volunteer

Sylvia Ann Hewlett wrote an article titled “Increase Engagement by Allowing Employees to Volunteer “ which appeared on the Harvard Business Review website. The following is an excerpt: Related Posts The Social Entrepreneur ship Standard 8 years ago I recently had the opportunity to do a guest post on the Social Entrepreneurship blog on Change.org, […]

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Business Plan: Keep It Simple, Stupid

Don’t use long complicated sentences. Short sentences are the best, because they read faster, and reader comprehension is higher in all audiences. Related Posts Tips for Business Plan Layout 8 years ago A good business plan is absolutely necessary before you start your new business. It will aid you in getting needed finances,… Essential Tips […]

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Designing Web-Based Communities for Professionals

Designing online communities for business is a subtle blend of creating the right business model, a clear understanding and service of member needs and a usable interface that enables professionals to focus on engagement. Related Posts A 4 Stage Model for Member Engagement 8 years ago “If you build it, he will come.” – Field […]

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7 Tips for Developing a Great Business by Wayne Burgan

7 tips from Wayne Burgan on developing a great business. I found Wayne’s 7 tips below very helpful for my business. Related Posts Great Tips for Finding a Business Mentor 8 years ago A business mentor should be an experienced and successful businessman who is willing to teach you everything they know in… 10 Tips […]

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The Social Entrepreneur ship Standard

I recently had the opportunity to do a guest post on the Social Entrepreneurship blog on Change.org, discussing trends in social entrepreneurship and describing UniversalGiving’s model as an example. Related Posts Don’t Ever Stop Bootstrapping: The Most Inspiring Thing You’ll Do as an Entrepreneur 8 years ago My point is, always have your ‘skin in […]

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10 Goal Setting Tips

A specific goal is a goal that incorporates an action plan that outlines how you will achieve the goal, and a performance measure that tells you how you will evaluate the goal. Related Posts Is Your Business Actually Going Somewhere? 8 years ago We love to know exactly what the near-term process is we’re supposed […]

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Why Every Company Is A Media Company

What do you get when a VP of Influencer Relations from SAP, the founder of Silicon-Valley Watcher and former Financial Times Journalist and a Social Media strategist come together? Related Posts The Social Enterprise Fail Whale 8 years ago Gartner just released a report “Predicts 2010: Social Software Is an Enterprise Reality” identifying the direction […]

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Don't expect magic results from advertising on the web - its high measurability also quickly exposes what works and what doesn't. But target the right strategies and you will turn clicks into dollars.

Get your Online Advertising Right

Don’t expect magic results from advertising on the web – its high measurability also quickly exposes what works and what doesn’t. But target the right strategies and you will turn clicks into dollars. Related Posts 5 Ways to Kill a Great Marketing Plan 8 years ago Brad Sugars published a very good article on “5 […]

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Customer Service at the Core

Let me ask you, can a company survive without good customer service? Related Posts How To Improve Client Relationships 8 years ago All business owners know that in order to grow or even to survive they have to cultivate and nurture relationships with existing… Is Your Business Focused on Customer Service? 8 years ago Customer […]

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Mom entrepreneurs do you need a business plan, YES or NO?

Members are undecided as to whether or not they actually need a business plan. They have mentioned reading articles or talking with experts who say a business plan is not necessary. Related Posts 10 Tips for Developing a Business Plan 8 years ago If you have decided to go into business for yourself, do not […]

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Seth Godin shows us what happens when companies lie

Seth Godins blog gives us all a timely reminder of what can happen when businesses lie to get clients. In this case they unfortunately rang Seth Godin who has god-knows how many 100,000 of followers including me. Related Posts “All Marketers are Liars” – Seth Godin speaks at Google 8 years ago Seth Godin is […]

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Don’t Underestimate the Power of the T-Shirt

There are so many different ways to market or advertise your business these days that some may say “where do I start?” Related Posts Fixing Your Marketing; Features vs. Outcomes 8 years ago Why doesn’t your marketing work? Reason #2 – Maybe you are marketing Processes, Features, and Benefits/Results… Fixing Your Marketing; The Problem of […]

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Why Do We Need Systems For Our Business?

To help answer this question imagine you supply a product to the market. When people want to contact support they send an email to [email protected] Related Posts Why Systems Focused Owners are better business builders than business starters 8 years ago Last week we tried to give perspective to the idea that being the classic […]

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Balance is everything in life be it work-life balance, love or a financial spreadsheet. Balance is especially important in a relationship and this is true online.  We must give in order to take, must offer value in order to receive value.

Without Balance You Got Nothin’ Online

Balance is everything in life be it work-life balance, love or a financial spreadsheet. Balance is especially important in a relationship and this is true online. We must give in order to take, must offer value in order to receive value. Related Posts Keeping It All In Balance 8 years ago To develop a business […]

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