strategize

If you’re like me, you’ve built a business on an idea of how you can do something you love and you can do it in your own way, different and better, to meet a need. This strategy is your secret sauce that sets you apart from the crowd and attracts clients and customers. But because…

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Children’s author Dr. Seuss taught us a lesson in tolerance with this famous quote. But the same goes for businesses. Even if your business is small, you probably still want to be taken seriously. An essential way to do so is to strategize and have written out goals and mile markers. It is that important. And…

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They say that patience is a virtue, but when your business suddenly needs to hire or you feel desperate for clients, can beggars be choosers? Even though times may feel tense, that doesn’t mean you should take any Joe Shmoe that walks in the door. You’re potentially going to be seeing this person frequently, passing…

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How to support local small businesses throughout the year. Small Business Saturday is an American shopping holiday that is always held on the Saturday after Thanksgiving, during one of the busiest shopping periods of the entire year. First invented by American Express as a nationwide advertising campaign on November 27th, 2010, this shopping holiday event…

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The importance of having a non-disclosure agreement. As your business grows, you will continue developing and defining your “secret sauce” – the products, services, and processes that make you successful. Another benefit of a growing business is expanding your team. Whether hiring employees or collaborating with other businesses, you are likely to start working with…

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How to know who to trust We can’t do it alone. As business owners, we often need to rely on each other to accomplish our goals and see growth. The reason is simple: none of us are experts in everything. We need to know what we’re good at, and when it’s time to call in…

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looking at your customer

Clearly defining your ideal client. So you own a business. You’ve come up with a brilliant idea you want to share with the world. That means you have a product or service you’re really good at making or providing, something you believe people will need or want. You have a foundational piece for building a…

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How you can get the most out of the business communities you belong to “Community” is a buzzword currently making its way around in popularity. It’s a good word with a good message; it implies our innate desire to forge deep and meaningful relationships. But how does that translate to our professional lives? Is it…

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How to maximize LinkedIn company pages for your business LinkedIn is a social media networking site every business professional should be on. LinkedIn was created for and focuses on allowing professionals to interact with and expand their network based on “connections” – the LinkedIn equivalent of “friends” or “followers.” Some people know about LinkedIn and…

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office space

The signs telling you it’s time to move your business out of the garage and rent an office space for your business location Most great things start small and rise to greatness from humble beginnings. Many businesses follow that pattern: from the start-up phase in a make-do kitchen office, businesses grow and eventually reach the…

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