How to Grow Your Small Business in 2017?

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3 Things You Need to Leave to the Pros in Your Biz

The joy(?) of starting a new business includes the thrill of discovering all of the things you’re now responsible for. While you might want to take a “screw it, let’s dive in” approach to all of the madness that is your own business, there are things that are just better left to the professionals. While you can learn valuable skills along the way like marketing, customer service, and market research, there are three important areas that you’re best to let go of and let someone else take the wheel. What are they?...more

Want to Succeed in Business? Know Your Niche

If you’re planning to start your own business, one of the most difficult things can be choosing which customer base you should target. The default thought in your mind might be that you want to be as inclusive as possible; everyone is a customer! But that kind of thinking can lead to problems in the long run as trying to please everyone will cause you to burn out much faster, and lead to no one being happy. Instead of trying to cast a wide net, try these tips to niche down and find your diehard fans. ...more

Want to Succeed in Business? Know Your Niche

If you’re planning to start your own business, one of the most difficult things can be choosing which customer base you should target. The default thought in your mind might be that you want to be as inclusive as possible; everyone is a customer! But that kind of thinking can lead to problems in the long run as trying to please everyone will cause you to burn out much faster, and lead to no one being happy. Instead of trying to cast a wide net, try these tips to niche down and find your diehard fans. ...more

Spring - Time for a Reboot?

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Get Your Customers to Fall Back in Love with YOU!

Welcome, February! Love is in the air with Valentine's Day fast approaching. February is a great month to reach out and reconnect with your customers, clients or engage with your leads or referrals without feeling salesy or spammy. Below are tips to help you keep your customers falling in love with you over and over. Show the Love Tips...more

Why You Might be Leaving Money on the Table in LinkedIn (and what to do about it!)

I do a lot of speaking about LinkedIn. I love to go to conferences and speak with groups who are just ready and willing to see social media change their business. During these breakout sessions I try to make my information “real” by doing some on-the-spot mini profile reviews as I am speaking.What I find is so interesting!More than 50% of the time these mini reviews reveal that the LinkedIn profile is missing a summary....more

Business lessons from Sarah Jessica Parker

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How Running a Business is Like Running a Family

Many successful businesses say that operating a business is much like running a family. It’s been said that if you are able to establish a successful and happy family, then the likelihood of running a thriving and profitable business is also greater.There are some mentionable parallels between the two. When running a business, you have to deal with different documents, from business utility bills, permits and licensure to contracts and agreements. In the same way, today’s parents find themselves being buried under piles of bills, late notices and school papers....more
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