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9 Branding Techniques For Your Small Business

Effective ways to promote and market your company, product, or service

Here are some surefire ways to promote your product, service or company image.

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How to Market Your Product or Business on a Bootstrap Budget

Here are some strategies for branding your business without breaking the bank

Here are eleven strategies for branding your business without breaking the bank.

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Books All Young Entrepreneurs Should Read

See what's shaping some of today’s successful, young CEOs

Learning about business is an never-ending process. Books should be used as part of that…

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10 Tips To Land A Small Business Bank Loan

Here how you can build a strong rapport with you banker, increasing your chances of getting financing

Here’s what you need to know to get a bank to grant you a small…

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4 Resources To Turn Your Blog Into a Money-Making Business

Everything you need to know from content monetization to keyword rankings

To have a blog that makes money, here’s everything you need to know from content…

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13 Biggest Business Mistakes You Can Make

Here’s how you can avoid some deep pitfalls

Here’s how you can avoid 13 of the deepest pitfalls to help you run a…

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12 Traits of a Great Events Planner

Here are some key characteristics to look for when hiring someone who run your occasion

Here’s how hiring a fantastic events planner can save you time and money.

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Entrepreneur Spotlight: CHiCapital Founder Souny West Is Creating A Small Business Movement

A social platform built by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs sharing first-hand advice

CHiC Capital is a social network of like-minded entrepreneurs sharing business information.

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13 Things You Must Know Before Forming A Strategic Alliance

Two smaller companies coming together can increase clientele, market share and revenue

Forming strategic alliances or partnerships can help take your business to the next level.

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9 Steps To Secure A Corporate Sponsor For Your Next Company Event

Here's how entrepreneurs are getting big companies to support small local events

Here are nine tips to help you secure corporate sponsors for your next company event.

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How To Recruit And Retain Top Talent

Here are the 12 best strategies for keeping the best employees at your company

Human resources experts and hiring consultants agree that employers need to up their game when…

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7 Do’s And Don’ts For Masterful Networking

Here’s how to work a crowd and get your business known the right way

Building a business is also about building relationships and networking is a key building block…

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13 Ways To Tap LinkedIn For More Leads and Sales

Here's how you can use the social networking platform as a viable business marketing tool

Many people see LinkedIn as mainly as a mainly a professional social networking site. But…

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7 Reasons Why Not Having A Mentor Is Hurting Your Business

Research shows connecting your business with a mentor boosts revenue

It is a harsh reality that only half of all small businesses survive more than…

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13 Worst Pieces Of Business Advice Ever Given

Here are mistakes to avoid starting or running an enterprise

Learn from the mistakes of others but be aware that not all advice will lead…

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5 Ways To Know If Someone Is Your Perfect Business Partner

Picking a co-founder is stressful, but here are helpful tips to help you decide

Finding a spouse is not a science and searching for the right co-founder is the…

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Marketing

How To Build Relationships With Brand Advocates

It is less costly and more impactful than direct marketing

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Tracy Foster is the founder of ONA (pronounced ō’na), an emerging…

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10 Tips For Determining Your Company’s Real Value To Investors

Before you pitch your great business idea, here’s what you need to know

So often on the popular hit series ABC’s Shark Tank, entrepreneurs and investors have been…

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10 Business Mistakes To Steer Clear Of In 2015

Avoid making these common startup missteps in the new year

The New Year is here and it is time again to take stock of your…

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3 Ways To Bootstrap Your Cash Tight Business

Getting your consumer product business off the ground doesn’t have to be a financial nightmare

Establishing a consumer product-based business versus a service-based or tech-based startup creates some very specific…

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