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How to Speak Directly to Client Interests

Movements, gestures and facial expressions are indicators of how your message is being received.
Author: Elinor Stutz
Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

How to Speak Directly to Client Interests

Movements, gestures and facial expressions are indicators of how your message is being received.
Author: Elinor Stutz
Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:00 pm

4 Steps to Creating Effective Online Videos

Getting in front of camera can be very intimidating, but it doesn't have to be.
Author: Sam DeZeeuw
Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:30 pm

4 Steps to Creating Effective Online Videos

Getting in front of camera can be very intimidating, but it doesn't have to be.
Author: Sam DeZeeuw
Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:30 pm

How to Create Mobile-Friendly Lead Generation Forms

Keep it simple, and consider alternative calls-to-action.
Author: Ann Smarty
Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:00 pm

The Role of Gender in Entrepreneurship Today (Infographic)

As much as people hate to admit it, gender still plays a major role in business ownership.
Author: Rose Leadem
Posted: March 25, 2017, 11:00 am

NIU conference: Experts to share tips for unique small business ventures - DeKalb Daily Chronicle


DeKalb Daily Chronicle

NIU conference: Experts to share tips for unique small business ventures
DeKalb Daily Chronicle
In addition to the presentations on successful small business ventures, the conference will feature a panel of experts discussing how institutions need to change to foster a new, collaborative business model. Leodis Scott of DePaul University will ...

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Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:54 am

Ford named W.Va. Small Business Champion of the Year - The Daily Times


The Daily Times

Ford named W.Va. Small Business Champion of the Year
The Daily Times
Pat Ford, executive director of the Business Development Corp. of the Northern Panhandle, has been named the 2017 West Virginia Small Business Champion of the Year by the U.S. Small Business Administration. Ford, center, was joined earlier this week ...

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Posted: March 25, 2017, 4:09 am

Small-business resources - Chron.com


Small-business resources
Chron.com
Tuesday. Techniques to Increase Sales: Conducted in Spanish. 9 a.m.-noon, UH Bauer College SBDC, 2302 Fannin, Suite 200. Cost: $29. Information: www.sbdc.uh.edu. Understanding Federal Government Procurement Methods: 1:30-3:30 p.m., UH Bauer ...

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Posted: March 25, 2017, 3:15 am

Debunking 'Diversity' by Amplifying Inclusion

How do you want people to approach you and use your "open door policy"?
Author: Mary Rezek
Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:30 pm

Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Tracking Software Platforms

Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular means of making some extra income online and letting people know about your business/products.
Author: Marsha Hunt
Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:00 pm

Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Tracking Software Platforms

Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular means of making some extra income online and letting people know about your business/products.
Author: Marsha Hunt
Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:00 pm

Top 10 Affiliate Marketing Tracking Software Platforms

Affiliate marketing is one of the most popular means of making some extra income online and letting people know about your business/products.
Author: Marsha Hunt
Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:00 pm

How These Tools Will Help You Streamline and Grow Your Business

From keeping track of your documents to helping you make your next deck, Jessica Abo has tips from the founder of TechSesh.
Author: Jessica Abo
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:30 pm

5 Tips for Increasing Conversions at Every Stage of the B2B Customer Journey

Ask yourself, "What is the one task I can perform at each stage of your ustomers' journey that will make them more likely to buy from me?"
Author: Danny Wong
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:30 pm

How These Tools Will Help You Streamline and Grow Your Business

From keeping track of your documents to helping you make your next deck, Jessica Abo has tips from the founder of TechSesh.
Author: Jessica Abo
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:30 pm

5 Tips for Increasing Conversions at Every Stage of the B2B Customer Journey

Ask yourself, "What is the one task I can perform at each stage of your ustomers' journey that will make them more likely to buy from me?"
Author: Danny Wong
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:30 pm

3 Key Questions That Will Help You Decide If Your Business Can Be Franchised

If you're not sure that franchising is for you, answering these three questions could be all you need to do to decide.
Author: Rick Grossmann
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:00 pm

6 Mistakes to Avoid When You Make a Promotional Video

Video's job isn't to educate; it's to initiate a personal connection or start a conversation with the customer.
Author: Zach Cutler
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:00 pm

3 Key Questions That Will Help You Decide If Your Business Can Be Franchised

If you're not sure that franchising is for you, answering these three questions could be all you need to do to decide.
Author: Rick Grossmann
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:00 pm

6 Mistakes to Avoid When You Make a Promotional Video

Video's job isn't to educate; it's to initiate a personal connection or start a conversation with the customer.
Author: Zach Cutler
Posted: March 24, 2017, 8:00 pm

How Entrepreneurs Can Turn Trash Into Profit (Literally)

Embracing the circular economy can bring business success and appeal to customers -- and maybe even save the world.
Author: Elizabeth Gore
Posted: March 24, 2017, 7:30 pm

How to Write a Cover Letter That Gets You an Interview

Your resume might be perfect but without a proper cover letter you may not get that coveted interview.
Author: Dan Scalco
Posted: March 24, 2017, 7:00 pm

Big Spring Savings on Moto 360 Smartwatch, SamsungTVs and Last Chance for TurboTax Discount

Don't miss out on these limited-time deals from our friends at TechBargains.
Author: TechBargains
Posted: March 24, 2017, 6:42 pm

5 Steps to Successfully Book and Network With High-Profile Influencers on Your Podcast

Tips to form great connections with business leaders and celebrities.
Author: Dave Mendonca
Posted: March 24, 2017, 6:30 pm

The Identity Gap: Who You Are and Who You Want to Become

If you're not a millionaire, then turn yourself into a person who can make a million dollars.
Author: Ben Angel
Posted: March 24, 2017, 6:30 pm

5 Steps to Successfully Book and Network With High-Profile Influencers on Your Podcast

Tips to form great connections with business leaders and celebrities.
Author: Dave Mendonca
Posted: March 24, 2017, 6:30 pm

7 Tools That Make Interactive Content Creation Easy

Engage your audience and customers with these simple and fun-to-use tools.
Author: Aaron Agius
Posted: March 24, 2017, 6:00 pm

4 Ways Technology Is Changing the Events Industry

How mobile ticketing and new apps are revolutionizing an age-old business.
Author: Sheila Eugenio
Posted: March 24, 2017, 5:30 pm

Emirates Airline's New Commercial Pokes Fun at the New Electronics Ban

This company is using the policy to its advantage.
Author: Rose Leadem
Posted: March 24, 2017, 4:29 pm

How Small Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake - Entrepreneur


Entrepreneur

How Small Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake
Entrepreneur
Sears built its business dominating catalog sales, fulfilling the pre-smartphone on-demand demands of its clientele. This revolution in direct-to-consumer sales created loyal customers, a nationwide network of stores and decades of profit. Times became ...

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Posted: March 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

How Small-Business Owners Can Avoid Sears's Fatal Mistake

Sears had the chance to beat Amazon at its own game. Instead, it closed stores and retrenched.
Author: Ben Judah
Posted: March 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

How to Create a Viral Video Smash Hit

If your video can evoke a positive emotion that can be tied back to your brand, you're on the right path.
Author: Nathan Chan
Posted: March 24, 2017, 4:00 pm

Here's why open banking tools should target small businesses ... - Business Insider


Business Insider

Here's why open banking tools should target small businesses ...
Business Insider
While there's been a lot recent interest in the benefits of open banking, much of the discussion so far has centered only on consumers. Now, Nesta, a UK ...

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Posted: March 24, 2017, 3:50 pm

8 Social Media Secrets Every Entrepreneur Should Know

Here are the secret avenues I have learned over the years that can lead you to big success with your social media strategy.
Author: Andrew Medal
Posted: March 24, 2017, 3:45 pm

'Michigan Matters' Spotlight: Small Business Key To Region's Future - CBS Detroit


CBS Detroit

'Michigan Matters' Spotlight: Small Business Key To Region's Future
CBS Detroit
L. Brooks Patterson, Larry Herriman, Charlie Beckham and Carol Cain discuss Detroit's neighborhoods, impact of small business and golf courses in the region. (credit: Alexis Tesner/CBS 62). She appeared along with Oakland County Executive L. Brooks ...

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Posted: March 24, 2017, 3:40 pm

Stop Trying to Take Things Off Your Plate. The Way to Grow Is to Keep Adding More.

Follow these five tips to improve your productivity, speed and sanity
Author: Heather Ann Havenwood
Posted: March 24, 2017, 3:30 pm

What African Entrepreneurs Can Teach Us About Overcoming Challenges

These startups don't need paternalistic "saving" but, rather, supportive ecosystems and institutions.
Author: Daniel Myatt and Chris Kasali
Posted: March 24, 2017, 3:14 pm

4 Lessons From Rapper Big Sean About Success and Seizing Opportunity

The Grammy nominee and his mom started a program to teach young people about careers in the entertainment biz.
Author: Lydia Belanger
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:30 pm

4 Tactics to Steal From Startups That Find the Best Talent

Only your people can build your brand. Be open to remote workers and new grads who want to grow with you.
Author: Will Caldwell
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:30 pm

How She Built a $50 Million Postcard Empire

Direct mail never died. It just needed an upgrade.
Author: The Oracles
Posted: March 24, 2017, 2:15 pm

4 Ways Entrepreneurs Can Accelerate Online Business Growth This Quarter

Focus on the right area, the right audience and the right type of advertising.
Author: Kc Agu
Posted: March 24, 2017, 1:00 pm

House Passes Association Health Plans for Small Businesses - SHRM


SHRM

House Passes Association Health Plans for Small Businesses
SHRM
The House of Representatives passed the Small Business Health Fairness Act (H.R. 1101) on March 22, a bill that would make it easier for small businesses—those that could purchase coverage in the small group market—to band together and offer ...
The GOP healthcare bill would be good for small businessLos Angeles Times
Commentary: Small businesses support repeal and replacePhilly.com
Job creators need relief: Reform small-business healthcareThe Hill (blog)
Wall Street Journal (subscription) -Richmond.com
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Posted: March 24, 2017, 12:38 pm

Why Are Simple Marketing Messages the Most Impactful?

Author Jill Schiefelbein chats with Truth Initiative CEO Robin Koval, who talks about how marketers need to simplify their messages for maximum persuasive impact.
Author: Jill Schiefelbein
Posted: March 24, 2017, 12:30 pm

Another Problem With Cutting Essential Health Benefits? It Kills Small Business - Forbes


Forbes

Another Problem With Cutting Essential Health Benefits? It Kills Small Business
Forbes
The big discussion in the American Health Care Act now is around essential health benefits. These are the required services every plan has to provide to be considered qualified coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Pregnancy coverage, mental health ...
How GOP health bill could dramatically change lives of small business employees, Medicaid recipientsPBS NewsHour
What do small business owners think of the AHA, AHCA?MedCity News
GOP healthcare plan would devastate small businessesThe Hill (blog)
Small Business Trends -Corpus Christi Caller-Times
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Posted: March 24, 2017, 12:29 pm

Broadway's 'War Paint' Teaches Us to Embrace Risk and Never Settle

Actresses Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole share what the first female celebrity entrepreneurs can teach us today.
Author: Stephanie Schomer
Posted: March 24, 2017, 12:00 pm

The Gift and the Curse of Entrepreneurship

You are different. Accept it.
Author: Raul Villacis
Posted: March 24, 2017, 11:30 am

GOP Resurrects A Bill From 2003 To Help Small Firms Buy Health Insurance - NPR


NPR

GOP Resurrects A Bill From 2003 To Help Small Firms Buy Health Insurance
NPR
In a bid to improve the health insurance purchasing clout of small businesses, Republicans in the U.S. House of Representatives dusted off a piece of controversial legislation more than a decade old and passed it this week as part of their effort to ...
American Health Care Act - Congressional Budget OfficeCongressional Budget Office
Review of the 2016 Filing Season - National Taxpayer Advocate Service - IRS.govNational Taxpayer Advocate Service - IRS.gov
Hardship exemptions, forms, and how to apply | HealthCare.govHealthCare.gov
GovTrack -Politico
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Posted: March 24, 2017, 9:01 am

Why Office Perks Aren't Enough to Attract and Retain Millennials

Millennial-friendly workplaces need to prioritize substance over style.
Author: Dan Ruch
Posted: March 23, 2017, 7:30 pm

Why Generating Business Momentum Is More Important Than Making Progress

Trying to grow your business? Progress may be good, but learn to develop momentum and your growth will skyrocket.
Author: Glenn Llopis
Posted: March 23, 2017, 7:00 pm

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