Ways to Spice Up Your Business

By   - Jul 27 , 20120 Comments

The first few years of running a business are exciting. If the business is profitable, earnings are a potent motivator to continue working; discovering new tweaks and techniques to ..

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Smart Tips to Help Business Travelers Save Time

By   - Jul 25 , 20120 Comments

Business travelers can make the most of their travel experience-and maybe even get home sooner-without sacrificing service by keeping a few travel tips in mind: Pack as lightly as ..

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How to Shop for Business Internet

By   - Jul 12 , 20120 Comments

Long gone are the days of dial up internet. Now more than ever, businesses rely on the internet for a variety of reasons. That is why most businesses have all but abandoned these a ..

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5 Reasons Your Business Needs a Strong Online Presence

By   - Jun 29 , 20120 Comments

These days if you're not online, you're nowhere to be found. Sounds like a bit of hyperbole, but on a business level it's actually as true as can be. The necessity of creating a st ..

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Overcoming the Negativity that May be Slowing You Down

By   - Jun 15 , 20120 Comments

Negative thoughts are common place in the business world. People don't seem to believe they can be successes in their chosen career paths. Fear of failure is even more prevalent in ..

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Make Your Business Productivity Bloom

By   - May 25 , 20120 Comments

Every year, we tackle spring cleaning at home. Why not do the same at work? Most of us grapple with overflowing email inboxes, PC desktops stuffed with random files and servers bri ..

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Could Your Business Benefit From a Mentor?

By   - May 23 , 20120 Comments

Once you're ready to start a business, you'll have many important decisions to make. This is especially true in the first months of opening your business. You might worry that you' ..

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Tips for Taking Your Small Business Green

By   - May 21 , 20120 Comments

Green dry cleaners, Green energy. Green puppy food. Green car washes. Green wall paints. Green grease removal. Green: it’s everywhere. It’s taught in the first grade. It’s at the c ..

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Click Millionaires: A Roadmap for Today’s Entrepreneurs

By   - May 10 , 20120 Comments

The internet has changed the way that business startups are launched -- and Scott Fox's new book, Click Millionaires, offers a helpful roadmap to help you navigate the terrain, and ..

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10 Ways to Prepare for Retirement

By   - Apr 27 , 20120 Comments

Some Quick Facts: Fewer than half of Americans have calculated how much they need to save for retirement. In 2009, 13 percent of private industry workers with access to a defined c ..

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Breakeven Analysis: Know When you can Expect a Profit

By   - Apr 18 , 20120 Comments

Breakeven analysis is a tool used to determine when a business will be able to cover all its expenses and begin to make a profit. For the startup business, it is extremely importan ..

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5 Free Sources for Market Research Data

By   - Apr 09 , 20120 Comments

Are you writing a business plan? Planning to expand into new markets? It’s worth knowing that Uncle Sam offers access to free data that can help you understand your market and anal ..

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Start-Up Accelerator and Incubator Programs for Social Entrepreneurs

By   - Apr 06 , 20120 Comments

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3 Tips to Manage Social Media in Your Business Plan

By   - Apr 02 , 20120 Comments

Think of social media as a tool for dealing with customers. Like any other tool, or channel, it’s not inherently good or bad for business; its value depends on what you do with it. ..

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Company Helps Inventors Launch Their Ideas

By   - Mar 12 , 20120 Comments

If you have an idea for a new invention but don’t know what to do with it, inventor George Davison can help. “Dare to Invent” is his prized motto. “But inventing is about more than ..

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Being A Good Citizen Can Be Good Business

By   - Jan 20 , 20120 Comments

A growing number of corporations are finding that good works and good business can go hand in hand. Whether they are volunteering, helping fund community-based projects or working ..

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Solid Planning May Save You from Disaster

By   - Jan 19 , 20120 Comments

Despite the many risks small businesses face, many remain unprepared to handle the unexpected. One way they can minimize their risks is to create a Business Continuity Plan. Scary ..

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A Better Telecommuting Option for Small-Business Workers

By   - Jan 16 , 20120 Comments

If you work on your own at home-or would like to—you’re not alone. According to research by the University of Oregon, about 6 percent of the work-force (over 8 million Americans) t ..

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Are You Getting Enough Time Off?

By   - Jan 03 , 20120 Comments

Every year around Christmas, we always hear about the members of Congress and how they vow to stay in Washington DC over the holiday season in order to balance budgets, legislate l ..

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Remember that Time is Money

By   - Dec 09 , 20110 Comments

This challenging economy and stagnant job market have left plenty of qualified and capable Americans without work. And when qualified and capable people suddenly have time on their ..

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