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How Billion-Dollar Companies Think Differently About Customer Relationships

Every business needs repeat buyers. Look for patterns to help you increase the lifetime value of each customer.
Author: Daniel Marlin
Posted: July 20, 2017, 1:00 pm

The 4 Top Customer Service Screw-Ups You Must Avoid

There is no point in marketing if your team ignores customers who respond.
Author: Grant Cardone
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:45 pm

4 Ways to Leverage Marketing Trends for Viral Growth

What you can learn from this fashion brand.
Author: Jonathan Long
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:00 pm

Keeping SoulCycle at a Sprint and Ahead of the Pack

SoulCycle CEO Melanie Whelan talks about perfecting the customer experience, harnessing your team's talent and chasing a certain former president.
Author: Stephanie Schomer
Posted: July 20, 2017, 11:00 am

House tech panel hears cybersecurity risks to small business - Boston Business Journal


Boston Business Journal

House tech panel hears cybersecurity risks to small business
Boston Business Journal
"We're looking to make businesses — small businesses in particular — aware of the threats, aware of what they need to do for risk assessment and know how to implement it," said Springfield Rep. Angelo Puppolo.

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Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:35 am

Trump's SBA Administrator: Amazon helps prop up small businesses ... - The Seattle Times


The Seattle Times

Trump's SBA Administrator: Amazon helps prop up small businesses ...
The Seattle Times
At a news conference at Amazon's headquarters, Small Business Administrator Linda McMahon praised the company — which has made a big business out of ...
Trump's small business chief praises Amazon during Seattle stop ...GeekWire
Trump cabinet member: Actually, I like AmazonCNET

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:38 pm

The NBJ's 2017 Small Business Awards winners are… - Nashville Business Journal


The NBJ's 2017 Small Business Awards winners are…
Nashville Business Journal
To assemble our list of Small Business Awards winners, we accepted nominations from the public. Nominees then submitted a variety of information — from revenue numbers to business plans to challenges they've overcome — which an independent panel ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:13 pm

6 Ways to Make Online Reviews Work for Your Business

If you're not already utilizing customer reviews online, you should be. Here are six simple ways to do that.
Author: Dan Scalco
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:30 pm

6 Ways to Make Online Reviews Work for Your Business

If you're not already utilizing customer reviews online, you should be. Here are six simple ways to do that.
Author: Dan Scalco
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:30 pm

4 Great Apps Built on a Budget You Can Emulate

You don't need Facebook money to make your own app.
Author: Nathan Resnick
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:30 pm

Quick Business Tips From Superstar Athletes at the 2017 ESPYs

What Warren Moon, Brandon Marshall and more have to say about preparation and success.
Author: Scott Duffy
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:30 pm

2 Secrets About Online Media Presentations

Discover the secrets these presentation experts learned after years of presenting.
Author: Dan S. Kennedy
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:00 pm

2 Secrets About Online Media Presentations

Discover the secrets these presentation experts learned after years of presenting.
Author: Dan S. Kennedy
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:00 pm

B of A expands small-business mobile capabilities - American Banker


American Banker

B of A expands small-business mobile capabilities
American Banker
According to the bank, more than 1.3 million small-business clients are active users of the B of A mobile banking app, an increase of 14% over the past year. Bank of America's efforts are part of industrywide focus for banks to win back small-business ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:58 pm

The Uphill Battle of B2B Marketing: A Success Story

Integrate is announce its fourth round of venture funding, but founder and CEO says, "This one's not about the money."
Author: Jeremy Bloom
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:45 pm

The Uphill Battle of B2B Marketing: A Success Story

Integrate is announce its fourth round of venture funding, but founder and CEO says, "This one's not about the money."
Author: Jeremy Bloom
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:45 pm

3 Profit Hacks From Top Tax Experts

Small-business tax experts share their best hacks to grow your bottom line.
Author: Hurdlr
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:40 pm

How to Create a Work Environment That Works Better for the Freelance Spirit

What you can learn from the pop-up employee spirit.
Author: Jim Joseph
Posted: July 19, 2017, 7:15 pm

Rocker Bret Michaels Says He's a 'Drealist,' and It's Not as Crazy as it Sounds

From hair bands to pet clothing, the Poison frontman is always looking for a good time. And for profit.
Author: Ed Condran
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:32 pm

Is My Tech Startup Ready for PR?

Getting coverage in the mainstream press is more than just sending a pitch email to a reporter.
Author: Ellie Javadi
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Is My Tech Startup Ready for PR?

Getting coverage in the mainstream press is more than just sending a pitch email to a reporter.
Author: Ellie Javadi
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:30 pm

Snap's ad tool could attract small businesses - Business Insider


Business Insider

Snap's ad tool could attract small businesses
Business Insider
It could be attractive to small and midsize businesses (SMBs) that don't have the time, expertise, or resources to cater ads for Snap's vertical video format. This is because Snap Publisher helps edit and resize videos for mobile screens and will help ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:24 pm

5 Reasons You Can't Afford to Overlook It the Power of Diversity

A homogenous team is a clear sign the company is really hiring and promoting based on familiarity, not merit.
Author: Meghan M. Biro
Posted: July 19, 2017, 6:00 pm

Uber Recently Gave Pay Raises, But Are They Enough to Keep Employees Around?

Compensation and work-life balance are both key to keeping workers happy.
Author: Nina Zipkin
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:45 pm

7 Shifts for Success From a Multimillionaire

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys chats with Patrick Bet-David about his tips for success.
Author: Kelsey Humphreys
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:30 pm

It Takes More Than Tech to Get Teams to Collaborate Effectively

The many project management tools available are useful but don't substitute for healthy culture.
Author: Brian T. Anderson
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:30 pm

7 Shifts for Success From a Multimillionaire

Entrepreneur Network partner Kelsey Humphreys chats with Patrick Bet-David about his tips for success.
Author: Kelsey Humphreys
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:30 pm

4 Lessons U.S. Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Latin American Startup Culture

Startups in Latin America have to be extra scrappy to build their ventures.
Author: Nathan Lustig
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 pm

Learn How to Help Your Team Work Together

Paul David Walker, Bruce Mittman and Chase Jarvis share how to strengthen your team, determine optimal advertising outlets and make money through creativity.
Author: Alan Taylor
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 pm

Learn How to Help Your Team Work Together

Paul David Walker, Bruce Mittman and Chase Jarvis share how to strengthen your team, determine optimal advertising outlets and make money through creativity.
Author: Alan Taylor
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:00 pm

When Does It Make Sense to Offer Employees a Retirement Plan?

Your company has grown. But retirement plans are complex.
Author: Scott Wylie
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:30 pm

The Top Stressor for Workers Is Not What You Think

Here's what workers think is more stressful than having a bad boss, difficult co-workers or a long commute.
Author: Rose Leadem
Posted: July 19, 2017, 4:12 pm

Starr Buys Stake in Small Business Insurtech CoverWallet - Insurance Journal


Starr Buys Stake in Small Business Insurtech CoverWallet
Insurance Journal
A May report from Willis Towers Watson highlighted the activity and potential for insurtech disruption in the small business insurance market. A number of large carriers have already made investments in the digital small business sector: Berkshire ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:58 pm

How Luke's Lobster Is Clawing Its Way to the Top

Sustaining both ocean life and business growth are at the heart of this company's philosophy.
Author: Dan Bova
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:06 pm

This CEO Explains What it Means to Be an Entrepreneur

What it takes to start your own business.
Author: Business Rockstars
Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:30 pm

How 'Hustle-Mode' Is Trapping Thousands of Entrepreneurs

Entrepreneurs are either not making money or moving forward because of these issues.
Author: Scott Oldford
Posted: July 19, 2017, 2:00 pm

8 questions for Linda McMahon, Trump's small business chief - OregonLive.com


OregonLive.com

8 questions for Linda McMahon, Trump's small business chief
OregonLive.com
Linda McMahon, the head of the Small Business Administration, toured a handful of Portland-area companies on Tuesday, including Bob's Red Mill, Salt & Straw and Coava Coffee Roasters. The visit was part of a two-year outreach effort that will take ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:02 pm

Big problems for small business on health care - USA TODAY


USA TODAY

Big problems for small business on health care
USA TODAY
“When it comes to the debate over health insurance, one thing is for certain: the current system is terrible for small business. As it is now, small businesses usually have the hardest time getting insurance, the smallest choice among providers, and ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:01 pm

City of Savannah to host Small Business Opportunity Program outreach sessions - WTOC


WTOC

City of Savannah to host Small Business Opportunity Program outreach sessions
WTOC
The City of Savannah is set to host a series of Small Business Opportunity Program outreach sessions to help small and disadvantaged companies thrive. These sessions aim to increase utilization of local small businesses in all areas of city procurement ...

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Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:33 am

4 Ways to Bring out the Ninja Warriors on Your Team

You know the popular NBC reality show? Employee training is a whole lot like that.
Author: Andre Lavoie
Posted: July 18, 2017, 8:00 pm

Stop Trying to Exceed Expectations -- You Can't

In the long run, you are better off making sure that you at least meet expectations as opposed to always trying to exceed them.
Author: David Meltzer
Posted: July 18, 2017, 7:30 pm

4 Tips for Developing a Product Around an Unknown Concept

If you're a trailblazer in a novel space, here are four ways to forge ahead.
Author: Jon Brody
Posted: July 18, 2017, 6:00 pm

7 Phrases That Can Help You Be More Persuasive

Whether you need to convince potential buyers or betas, these phrases can tap into your target's psychology.
Author: Eric Siu
Posted: July 18, 2017, 6:00 pm

Why Businesses Are Building Pipelines Instead of Buying Lists

Purchasing a list of B2B sales prospects is a shortcut to nowhere.
Author: Angela Ruth
Posted: July 18, 2017, 5:30 pm

What to Do When Your Ideal Customer Isn't Who You Expected

Most businesses choose their target customer based on self-perception of their brand, and then the marketing team goes after them. Your own perception of your brand, however, doesn't always reflect what's actually happening in the marketplace.
Author: Jonathan Herrick
Posted: July 18, 2017, 5:00 pm

The Future of Work: Freelancers Are the New Cloud Computing

Traditional employees can be replaced more and more by freelancers who live and work remotely.
Author: Phil Strazzulla
Posted: July 18, 2017, 4:30 pm

These 4 Planning-Stage Blunders Can Kill Your Ecommerce Bottom Line

Customer service and web security are just two of the "must-do's" you should plan for.
Author: Pratik Dholakiya
Posted: July 18, 2017, 4:00 pm

These 4 Planning-Stage Blunders Can Kill Your Ecommerce Bottom Line

Customer service and web security are just two of the "must-do's" you should plan for.
Author: Pratik Dholakiya
Posted: July 18, 2017, 4:00 pm

These 4 Planning-Stage Blunders Can Kill Your Ecommerce Bottom Line

Customer service and web security are just two of the "must-do's" you should plan for.
Author: Pratik Dholakiya
Posted: July 18, 2017, 4:00 pm

How to Build an Entrepreneurial Community

First decide where you want to live. Then build your company and your network.
Author: Jeff Harbach
Posted: July 18, 2017, 3:45 pm

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