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Managing Your Clients

The most important element of managing a client is to get to know them. This will enable you to begin to understand their needs. Think of your client in the same realm of a new friend you meet. Related Posts 7 Tips for Managing Customer Complaints 9 years ago No matter how good you are, […]

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The Role Of Social Engineering In Social Media

What do Disney World and social media have in common? The answer to the question is social engineering. I recently gave a talk at LexisNexis about this topic and it was initially met with resistance… community and social media is all about collaboration and sharing, right? Right. Related Posts The Social Enterprise Fail Whale 9 […]

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9 Tips for Developing a Great Small Business by David Staughton

Have 1 captain. Decide who’s really in charge because shared responsibility is no responsibility. Related Posts 7 Tips for Developing a Great Business by Wayne Burgan 9 years ago 7 tips from Wayne Burgan on developing a great business. I found Wayne’s 7 tips below very helpful for my business. 10 Tips for Developing a […]

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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 Customer Service Impacts Small Business Performance 9 years ago Small businesses may have limited budgets but there is one area they can compete head […]

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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 Tips for Getting Funding for Your Business 9 years ago While a great idea, a needed service or product, and a known area for marketing are all very important, let’s face it…getting… Why I Never Hire Brilliant […]

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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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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 9 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? 9 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 9 years ago Gartner just released a report “Predicts 2010: Social Software Is an Enterprise Reality” identifying the direction […]

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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 9 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 9 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? 9 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 9 years ago If you have decided to go into business for yourself, do not […]

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