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Live Help Not Just For Looks

Yep. I’m finding an incredible amount of small business websites who advertise live help, but the live help is never available. Get real. Don’t put live help on your site if you don’t intend to be

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Start Your Marketing Before You Write Your Book

Business books are one of the hottest commodities you can create — but they are not easy to market and require a big investment of time.

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Start A Small Business Advisory Board To Be A Success

Support is critical for your small business survival. You may shy away from the thought of having an advisory board to guide you through your rough spots, but having a group of professionals who are willing

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Naming Your Small Business Can Make Or Break It

The name of your small business is critical. Many small business owners try to come up with a clever or cutesy name for their business rather than one that explains what they do. And, nine times out of

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Are You Filling Your Prospect Funnel The Wrong Way?

Are you getting work done or doing business? Is it keeping your prospect funnel full? Nope. They’re not the same thing. Here’s my perspective. Getting Work Done Way too often I see small business owners

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The Secret – Your Small Business Gets What You Give

Who could miss all the buzz going on lately about The Secret? It’s an old concept that’s become new again. You’ve heard the phrase what goes around, comes around haven’t you? Well that applies

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Which Day Do I Send My Small Business Newsletter?

If you’re just ramping up your small business email newsletter, you might be wondering what day you should send it to your opt-in list. After all, you want it to get opened and read and you know your

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Small Business Security Critical To Your Business

How careful are you with the data you collect from your customers? How about the handling of money in your business? And passwords? What controls have you put in place to protect computer data?

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To Improve Cash Flow, Manage Your Business Fat

13,000 laid off, 10,000 laid off, 5,000 laid off – we’ve heard it numerous times in the last few years. Will it ever stop? I doubt it. Big business seems to manage their bottom line by lay off and

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Improve Cash Flow with Consistent Business Development

Cash flow. To stay in business, you’ve got to keep a steady stream moving through your company. The only way to do that is to make sure you consistently have new prospects and clients moving through

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Email Auto Complete Can Cause You Big Embarrassment

We are so lazy. And the software we use has helped us become even lazier. But that can be dangerous. Don’t get caught in the trap of letting your software do all the work for you. Let’s talk about

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Small Business Security a Big Deal

No matter what size business you run, security is a big issue. You absolutely must protect your employee and customer data. According to a new survey, you recognize the importance your customers place

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Free Small Business Newsletter From the IRS

Although your inbox may be overflowing, here’s one more newsletter you need to subscribe to. The IRS has a wealth of information for small business on their website, but this is a great way to stay

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Sales Should Never Be Contracted Out – Repeat Never

At least once a week I hear the comment, “My partner and I are finding it difficult to hit the pavement and act as salespeople in addition to running our small business.” And then the question, “Is

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The Best Way to Handle Customer Feedback

What do you do when a prospect or client takes the time to provide feedback to your small business?

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