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What’s the Best Business Proposal Format?

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Download your free business proposal template here. While the template will guide you through what you need to write, this article will be a great help as well! A business proposal can make or break your chances of securing a new client. Write a great one, and you’ll likely snag their business. Write a poor one, and you might lose out—even if you’re offering the best service out there. So, how do you write a business proposal, and what is the proper format? While it depends a lot on your industry, and whether or not you’re offering a product or [...]

End of Year Sales Goals Don’t Have to be Hard: Read These 10 Tips

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Another year is almost over for American small businesses. It’s time to hurry to meet end of year sales goals. Here are 10 tips some experts shared with Small Business Trends. Ways to Meet Your End of Year Sales Goals Plan Ahead Taking the time to do the little things like scheduling emails and front loading work for the first two weeks of the month are important steps. Chris Rothstein, CEO and co-founder of sales automation platform, Groove.co has a simple formula. “Make a detailed plan of attack to reduce risk in every potential deal before you start; you should [...]

The No. 1 Marketing Tool Every Business Needs

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Do you think your social media presence or your word-of-mouth is so strong that you don’t need a website for your business? Maybe you have amazing online reviews or a stellar reputation in the community. But that doesn’t mean your business can survive without a website of its own. Unfortunately, a surprising number of small business owners seem to view a business website as an “extra” rather than what they really are: an essential foundation for their marketing efforts. In a survey last year, more business owners used social media to market their businesses than had a business website (63% [...]

Small Business Project Management: Six Pros and Cons

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Growth hungry small businesses today in the UK and indeed throughout the world face the challenge of balancing two competing objectives. Firstly, businesses must maintain and standardise current business processes in order to give your business the chance to get really good at what it does through experience curve effects. Greater business efficiency normally translates into a better customer experience and higher profits. Secondly, businesses must transform business operations in order to survive and compete in the future. How well we are able to achieve the right balance for our business will ultimately determine if we survive and go on [...]

Starting A Photography Business? – 11 Reasons Why You Should Not!

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We are always confronted with the positive if not the encouragement to look at why we should open or think of starting a photography business. Sometimes it is suggested by those around you and often it's a personal whim. I thought it would be beneficial to possibly look at the 'other side of the coin' and answer why some people should not be starting a photography business even if you've got enough money to do so. Here are eleven reasons why you should not be starting a photography business. For the sake of easy reading I've placed these in bullet [...]

A Small Business Wastes 15 Days Tracking Down Late Payments Every Year, Study Says

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If you had 15 days out of the year to spend the way you like on your business, it probably won’t be to track down late payments. But according to the Sage survey report titled, “The Domino Effect: The Impact of Late Payments” that is exactly the amount of time US small businesses spend every year. Cash flow is the lifeblood of businesses, and any restriction to this flow results in limiting how the company operates. As the title of the report points out, a domino effect takes place which weakens the entire organization in one way or another. The [...]

10 Smart Things to Do When Writing and Renewing Your Business Plan

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Having a business plan is essential to all new and existing small businesses. There are a number of different ways you can set yourself up for success when writing a business plan. As a small business owner, there are some common business plan mistakes you should be aware of, as well as the steps you need to take to avoid them. 1. Write a clear two-page executive summary. Your goal in the executive summary is to energize the reader to read the whole plan. Make a persuasive case upfront for why the business will be successful and why you are [...]

Best 10 Web Hosting Companies for Small Business

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Having a website is no longer optional for most small businesses — it’s a must. And to have a great website, you need a good web host. Using free platforms like WordPress.com or even social media sites like Facebook as your company’s main website can make your business seem unprofessional to potential customers. And a good host can provide useful features like ecommerce platforms, blogging software, email addresses, security and more. Best Web Hosting Companies for Small Businesses If you’re in the market for a new web host, here are some of the best web hosting companies for small businesses [...]

Virtual Property Tycoon Instant No Cost Business Idea

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Did you know many classic books have no copyright? This means anyone can republish them and pocket the cash. It becomes Virtual Property income. That's mighty fine news as the credit crunch bites even harder. Let me explain the secret to this Virtual Property business phenomenon. The Virtual Property Business Formula Many of the greatest books ever written are in the public domain. Charles Dickens and the works of Shakespeare are two obvious examples. Another is HG Wells 'War Of The Worlds' book (recently made into a Hollywood blockbuster with Tom Cruise). Anyone is allowed to source this sort of [...]

SBA Can Help You Reach Your Small Business Milestones | The U.S. Small Business Administration

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If you’re a small business owner just starting out or you’ve been in business for a while, you’re likely wearing multiple hats which make it easy to miss your successes along your journey as an entrepreneur. Those milestones give you perspective, and often a sense of accomplishment. They allow you to see just how far you’ve come, so it’s important to celebrate them. From hiring your first employee and the first month you made a profit, to securing that first loan and opening a second location, these are all important milestones. In the future, those milestones will also help you [...]

3 Brands That Are Blog First, Business Later (Yet Still Are Turning a Major Profit)

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By Aaron Agius There was a time when marketers used blogging as a way to manipulate search engines and artificially inflate rankings. By churning out subpar content and accumulating dubiously sourced backlinks, you could make your site more visible than your competitors—regardless of whether or not this visibility was warranted. Fortunately, Google has been clamping down on SERP gamesmanship in recent years and is now only rewarding sites that put out high-quality content. If your articles don’t genuinely help and educate people, don’t expect to use blog writing as a way to successfully market your business. It’s impossible to be effective [...]

Best 25 Places to Buy Small Business Cards

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Best Business Card Sites When it comes to having business cards printed, there’s a whole host of printing card companies available. Take a look at the following 25 places to buy the best business cards. 123Print 123Print has a large library of pre-made business card templates. Its online design tool allows businesses to make edits to their business cards conveniently. 123Print offers three sizes of card orders, starting at $16.95 for a pack of 250. Printing For Less (PFL) Printing For Less provides custom business card designs, which come in full color. Free gloss aqueous coating is available. Optional UV [...]

Multiple Home-Based Businesses

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How many times have you seen ads on the internet which encourage you to start your own home business? For that matter, how many times have you wanted to do just that - run a business from your home and stop going into the office or the where to punch the clock? This is America. And America is the land where anyone can succeed if only he or she is properly motivated. Home businesses are real and they can be made to work. After all, Henry Ford built his first model A in his brick shed at home. If Henry [...]

7 Considerations If You’re Starting a Business While Married

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Starting a business is a major life decision, so while you’re thinking about this bold new direction in your life, you may be tempted to make other life decisions—in other areas of your life. For example, if you’re in a serious relationship, you might consider proposing and getting married; after all, being married while building a business has some serious advantages. However, there are also some disadvantages to getting married at this tumultuous stage of your life. Before going through with your decision, there are some things you’ll need to consider. Top Considerations for Entrepreneurs Starting a Business While Married [...]

9 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You a Better Entrepreneur

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If you are an entrepreneur, of course you want to be successful. For some, success is measured strictly in dollars and cents. But for the majority of small business owners, success means that and much more. It also means healthy relationships, fulfilling work, and giving back. If you’re striving for business and personal success, check out these 10 popular TED Talks. They’ll provide you with insights and strategies that can help you become a better entrepreneur. 1. Kelly McGonigal: How to make stress your friend There’s no question that launching a business means you’ll experience stress, and likely lots of [...]

Organization ideas and tips on how to become clutter-free

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If you've resolved to consolidate your clutter and get your home organized, then we can help you out with that. Here's how you can organize your house, room by room.  Organize your living room Keep this common area clean and clutter free with some smart organization solutions. Having a home for the remote is the first step in guarding against losing it. This tiny organizer holds up to six different remotes so now you have no excuse to lose them again. If you've run out of room on your coffee table, then you might want to decorate with these shelves. [...]

Get organized with these productivity apps, tools, products, and more

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Whether you're a type-A neat freak or a straight-up hoarder, chances are there's some area of your life where you need to get organized and boost productivity. Maybe you're trying to kick a bad habit or stop losing your keys or maybe you're finally ready to sort out that junk drawer.  Whatever your organizational needs, you've come to the right place. We've rounded up our favorite tools to help you organize your life, be more productive, and get your shit together like a functioning adult. Apps Your phone is usually a distraction when you're trying to get stuff done, but [...]

Build a digital marketing strategy for your business

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Image: pexels By Team CommerceMashable Deals2017-12-23 13:11:02 UTC You should have a solid foundation in digital marketing regardless of where you work. But, let's be real, who has time to get another degree while working 50+ hour weeks?  Consider picking up The Complete Affiliate Marketing Bundle instead. Normally more than $800, this set of courses is on sale for less than $40 and will fill your brain with a host of useful skills that could give your career a welcome boost in 2018. Here's a breakdown of what's included: 1. How To Make Your First Dollar With Affiliate Marketing The first [...]

10 Ways to Step Up Your Social Media Game in 2018

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Social media has the power to make a major impact on your business in 2018. But you need to know all the latest trends and most effective methods if you want to really grow your business. To learn more about stepping up your social media game, check out some insights from knowledgeable members of the online small business community here. Check Out These Predictions for Social Media in 2018 Social media trends are constantly changing. And there’s even more change in store for users in 2018. If you want to get ahead of the curve in the new year, check [...]

Time to start a startup business

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Rhonda Abrams, @RhondaAbrams Published 12:02 a.m. ET Sept. 18, 2017 CLOSE Dreaming of becoming your own boss? These five tips can help make your business "super." USA TODAY Rhonda Abrams(Photo: USA TODAY) Millennials: It’s time to start a small business. You know you want to be your own boss, and there are lots of great small business ideas out there. Millennials — those born between 1982 and the 2000s according to the Census Bureau — have good reasons to consider striking out on their own. Why? Because many millennials came of age around the time of the Great Recession, when [...]

50 Small Business Ideas for Those Who Love the Outdoors

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There’s a common misconception that business owners are constantly glued to a computer screen and cooped up in an indoor office. But you shouldn’t let this notion hold you back from starting a business. In fact, even if you love spending all your time in the great outdoors, there are plenty of outdoor businesses you can start that let you enjoy entrepreneurship and fresh air at the same time. Here are 50 different outdoor business ideas for people who love being outside. Outdoor Business Ideas Lawn Mowing Service Any home or business with a yard full of grass needs a [...]

How To Start a Successful Restaurant: GUIDE

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Source. This article is part of our Restaurant Business Startup Guide—a curated list of articles to help you plan, start, and grow your restaurant business! If you’ve wanted to start a restaurant for years, it might be time to sit down and draw up a plan to open your own business. To help you create a recipe for success, we’ve put together a how-to-get-started guide to make sure you have all the ingredients you need to open your restaurant with confidence. While starting a restaurant is exciting, it’s also time-consuming and one of the toughest businesses to successfully launch. In [...]

8 Proven Time Management Tips From 12 Top Business Execs

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By Georgi Todorov Time management is a multi-billion-dollar industry. Countless books and gurus are advising you what to do. And there are even apps to push and prod you in the right direction. But which methods really work? These eight tips are tried and tested by some of the nation’s top business execs. 1. Plan your work the night before Brian Tracy, Chairman and CEO of Brian Tracy International, is a renowned speaker and best-selling author on self-development, leadership, and time management. One of Tracy’s top tips to having a productive day is to plan your work the night before. “By writing [...]

How to Fund Your Startup Without Losing Control

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Capital investments are like gasoline on a startup business’s metaphorical fire. They allow you to hire more people, purchase new technology, and establish new business connections, among many other benefits. If you’re like most startup CEOs, your startup has been your personal fiefdom and baby. You make all the decisions, when you want, how you want. When you accept outside money, particularly a private equity (PE) investment, however, that changes. In this article, I’ll provide some personal stories of how investors have navigated the balance between raising private equity capital and not losing control of their startup. Rule 1: Bootstrap [...]

Learn About Social Media Algorithms, Augmented Reality and More Changing Business Trends

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The tools, platforms and methods you use to grow your business are constantly changing. So you need to keep up with all the latest updates and trends. Members of the online small business community have some great insights about these changing tools and trends, ranging from social media algorithms to augmented reality. Read on for some helpful tips. Don’t Let Social Media Algorithms Hurt Your Digital Marketing Social media is an easy and free way to promote your business. But algorithms on certain sites can make it more difficult for your content to reach relevant audiences. To combat that, check [...]

10 Most Common High Tech Business Plan Fails – Planning, Startups, Stories

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I was asked about high-tech business plan fails on Quora recently. So this isn’t about lean plans for all business owners, but just the business plans submitted for angel investment and business plan competitions. I read about 100 of those business plans per year. So here’s my list of high-tech business plan fails: Naive profits. Drives me crazy. First of all, startups are rarely profitable. Secondly, get a clue – if the industry average is 8% profits to sales, you aren’t going to make 43%. You’re not showing that your business will perform way better than most; you’re showing you don’t [...]

Is Technology Helping or Hurting Your Business?

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Here’s a lesson for small business owners: More technology is not necessarily better…if you leave some customers behind. Ordering a pizza is something we’ve all done dozens, if not hundreds, of times. You pick up the phone, call your nearest pizza place and order delivery. Easy — or is it? Not for a friend of mine who recently had a frustrating experience when he tried to order a pizza. My friend is a musician and was in the middle of a recording session that began to run long. The guys were getting hungry, but not wanting to totally interrupt the [...]

Best part time business ideas

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Uber is usually the first side hustle mentioned when talk turns to part-time jobs for people who already have full-time work. It does offer flexible earning power, especially if you live in an area with lots of nightlife and have a car that qualifies. But Uber isn't the only option for making extra money working around your full-time commitments.  RELATED: Mystery shopping: How to find the real side gigs and avoid the scams These part-time businesses are recommended for people who already have a full-time job and want to make extra money or start getting established as an entrepreneur: Become a [...]

How to Know When a Business Idea Is Worth Pursuing

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There's a stat that every entrepreneur has heard at least once -- nine out of 10 business ideas will fail. Entrepreneurship is a gamble. And with the chips stacked against you, it's difficult to know whether an idea has possibilities. I've taken the leap four times, each time just as much of a roller coaster as the last. These experiences have taught me a valuable lesson: It's not just about finding a good idea; it's finding an idea worth pursuing. Related: How to Start a Business With (Almost) No Money But, finding that idea, and building a company with that idea [...]

Does Your Startup Feel Like a Helpless Baby?

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In his book, The Emyth Revisited, Michael Gerber explains that most entrepreneurs are merely technicians in their business and not “business people.” For instance, a person may be a highly trained auto mechanic, but decides that he doesn’t not want a job any longer -- he wants to run his own business. He opens a shop. He may start with a customer following but really doesn’t know much about payroll, marketing or customer and employee retention. So, one of two outcomes are bound to happen. One, the business will plateau. The mechanic essentially bought himself a job. Or secondly, the [...]

10 Weird Franchises to Stand Out From The Crowd

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Everyone knows the names of some of the bigger franchises like Burger King and McDonald’s. However, there are lots of other weird franchise ideas if you’re looking to stand out from the crowd. Here’s 10 examples. Weird Franchises to Consider Cereality This weird franchise caters to those busy always on the go people everyone knows and most of us have become. They let you combine two brand name cereals and then add a topping.  It’s like taking your kitchen with you on the road. One menu choice offers Cherrios and Special K with dried cranberries and walnuts. Not weird enough? [...]

Best ways to start a side business with no money

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Dreaming about starting your own business? Don't let your hopes sink just because you're low on financial resources.There are many businesses you can start inexpensively, according to the Balance, a personal finance website. "Some can be started for nothing if you already have the equipment."Such businesses can offer a good living and the satisfaction of being your own boss. These types of businesses are not suitable for anyone looking for a “get rich quick” plan or a way to become an instant millionaire,” according to finance site. RELATED: 7 steps to transition from a 9-to-5 to a full-fledged entrepreneur These are [...]

The Many Benefits of a Home-Based Business

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The world is filled with entrepreneurs looking to get their ideas or companies off the ground. Some of these people are lucky to be backed by investors that allow them to have all the programs, tools, and locations they need to thrive. Others, though, need to scrape together change and build from the ground up. Usually, these people opt for a home-based business, and that’s a great idea. After all, home-based businesses come with plenty of benefits. See for yourself below. Lower start-up costs. When you start a business out of your home, you’ll have less start-up expenses. This is [...]

The Key to Scaling Your Business? Be Sure You Understand Customer Lifetime Value

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Businesses looking to find their footing are often obsessed with metrics. However, not all metrics are created equal for those hoping to survive over the long haul. The difference between businesses that fail and those that scale? Understanding what their customers are worth by the numbers. It doesn’t matter what kind of business you want to start. From the world of e-commerce to brick-and-mortar stores, scaling is near-impossible until you determine your customer lifetime value. Breaking down your CLV Customer lifetime value (CLV) represents a relatively simple concept that can make or break a budding business. In short, your CLV is the total [...]

Do you have an idea for a service, project, application, business

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A winning business idea could win you thousands of dollars to help with start-up costs.  The first 'Starting Line' competition is designed to attract anyone who wants to bring solutions to the community's problems.   The competition will be three rounds, a 90-second online pitch, an executive online summary, and a live pitch in the final round.  The Idea Fund and Ben Franklin Technology partnering to create this competition offering a total of $30,000 to the winners. This competition is for new and innovative ideas and is meant for those without a financial track record, which they call, "the purest form of a start-up". [...]

6 Fundamental Business Lessons Every Entrepreneur Can Learn From Walt Disney

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Everyone knows Walt Disney. Almost everyone has been to a Disney park somewhere, seen a Disney movie (live action or a cartoon) or knows some Disney character. Some people even go on Disney cruises. Disney the man. I think in some ways people know more about Disney, fewer people about Disney the man. Walt Disney, the man, has somewhat faded into the background for many people. It is understandable since he died fifty-one years ago, in 1966. Walt was a visionary, an entrepreneur and a creative genius. There are some invaluable lessons every entrepreneur can learn from what he was able [...]

How Can an Autoresponder Make My Business More Money?

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The autoresponder is software that manages mailing lists. It is a tool you can use to keep a list of all your contacts and their emails so you can email them anytime, all at once, send them automated emails on a weekly basis, a monthly basis, when ever! All emails are automatically changed to include each recipient's own personal details before it is sent out. It will seem as if you were emailing that one person and that one person alone. It may start out saying "Hallo John" if the recipient's name was John for that matter. What Do I [...]

How to Collect Money From Slow-Paying Customers

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For many small and midsized companies, collecting cash on a timely basis from customers is one of the greatest challenges they face. It is often a delicate balance between maintaining good customer relationships while letting the customer know that your business success and continuity is dependent upon getting paid in a timely fashion. Online businesses have an advantage over traditional businesses in that payment is almost always received via credit card, PayPal, or other electronic payment methods before delivery of the goods or services. Unless your business is one that can become a completely digital business, there are several steps [...]

10 Tips for Helping Your Small Business Survive a Disaster

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All of the damage and chaos created by hurricanes Harvey and Irma in recent weeks have highlighted the need for small businesses to be prepared in the case of a natural disaster. Up to 40 percent of small businesses never recover after a natural disaster. And while dealing with those situations is never easy, having a plan can make it easier for you to navigate your business through the process. Small Business To Dos to Survive a Disaster Since there are so many different factors to consider, Small Business Trends spoke with some experts who offered tips on various aspects [...]

11 Amazing Sales Hacks Any Small Business Can Use

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The sales profession is a fast-paced, constantly adapting industry with an onslaught of new competitors and niches. As a result, it’s vital for sales professionals to strive for continuous improvement. Tips to Increase Sales Productivity and Performance Eleven ways to improve your sales performance and reduce the cost of selling include: Emphasize Vision and Clarity A thorough understanding of your business niche can help elevate and personalize your sales pitch. Lack of information can lead to indecision, which in sales can result in time lost and frustrated leads. As a result, address common questions before a sell, specifically by consider [...]

How to Recruit and Hire for Small Business with These 6 Tactics

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Recruiting and hiring top talent will always be a major challenge for small businesses. Not only are you up against large organizations, but the shrinking talent pool means fewer options. Understanding how to compete for the best candidates in a challenging market could mean the difference between continuing to struggle and finally taking that next step towards becoming a thriving business in your niche. The Challenge of Small Business Recruiting If you’re feeling pressure on the recruiting front, you aren’t alone. According to one report, 50 percent of small business owners admit that hiring new employees is the top challenge [...]

How to Start a Pet Sitting Business

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Love animals? Maybe you’d love to start a business that lets you spend lots of time with dogs or cats or all different types of animals. If so, a pet sitting business might be the perfect choice for you. How to Start a Pet Sitting Business But it’s not as easy as just saying you want to be a pet sitter and then hanging out with cute puppies all day. If you’re interested in knowing how to start a pet sitting business, check out some of the essential steps in the list below. Check Licensing Requirements Each city and state [...]

10 Things Small Businesses Should Do Immediately to Protect Their Websites from Cyber Attack

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Cyber attacks have become a common ongoing issue for small businesses. Entrepreneurs need to be proactive. Here are 10 things small businesses should do immediately to protect their websites from a cyberattack. How to Protect Your Website from Cyber Attacks Back Up Your Data “Maintaining tested backups of your website content is critical to protecting your site from damage due to a compromise,” Neill Feather President at SiteLock, LLC told Small Business Trends. “ Use the 3-2-1 backup strategy: Maintain three copies of your data, on two different mediums, with one being stored off site.” If you haven’t done so, [...]

5 Real-life Situations that Will Make You Glad to Have Business Insurance

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As an entrepreneur, you may be eminently cost-conscious and looking for any way to keep your costs down, but as successful and seasoned businesspeople have learned, cutting costs by nixing business insurance is a bad idea. It is, in fact, a vital and critical component in building a successful, sustainable business. Having the right coverage at the crucial moment can protect your startup from sudden and imminent demise. Here are 5 real-life cases where proper coverage can make the difference between the continuation of a company and the end of the road: 1. Your data or files go kaput It [...]

Give the Best Elevator Pitch Ever With a 3,000-Year-Old Technique

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You’re riding in an elevator with just one other passenger and the guy looks familiar somehow. He smiles and you smile and he says something like, “Hey did you drop this?” He hands you your driver’s license which you’d just shown to security and suddenly you realize this person is one of the biggest angel investors in the universe. The two of you strike up a conversation and he asks what you do, and you just happen to be seeking funding for your startup. You notice you’re already on the 14th floor and you do a quick calculation in your [...]

5 Things You Need to Ask Yourself Before Launching Your Business

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When you're watching other people play Scrabble, it's easy to see ample opportunities to place tiles and score more points. But, when you're actually in the game yourself, it can be harder. This is exactly what happens to new entrepreneurs. Often, they have many business ideas but lack the capacity to understand the risks, experience and time associated with startup success. The big question is: What should new entrepreneurs know before launching their businesses? There is no complete answer to this question, because some things will affect some businesses and not others. But, here are five questions you definitely should ask yourself when [...]

6 Types Of Businesses You Can Start Tomorrow

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Are you tired of working your regular 9-to-5? Does the thought of spending another day at a job you hate make you cringe? If this is the case, you have probably thought about stepping out on your own. You might be ready to consider starting your own business. For some, the idea of building a company can be daunting — after all, people like Elon Musk and Steve Jobs make it look so easy, right? However, it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. There are several different types of businesses you can start on your own. What You Should Know Beforehand [...]

Knowing These 3 Secrets will Boost Your Business Productivity

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Internal productivity has become quite the commodity in today’s business landscape. A recent study by the United States Department of Labor found that productivity rates are on a slow decline. This poses a huge challenge for long-term business growth. Most entrepreneurs have their own personal methodology of conducting the day-to-day. This can make it easy to overlook the notion of having well-defined internal processes during the startup stage. However, the early stages of business are a critical time when effective workflows need to be instituted. Strategies for Long-Term Business Productivity Every business will have its fair share of growing pains. [...]

10 PR Tools for Boosting Your Brand

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PR — public relations — has long played a powerful role in brand-building. Brands of all industries and sizes recognize that corporate reputation and brand appeal within the public domain is an essential asset for any organization. Like marketing in general, PR is evolving, becoming increasingly digitalized and sophisticated. Today, a myriad of advanced PR tools exist for businesses to boost their brand both online and offline. PR Tools for Small Businesses Take a look at the following 10 PR tools designed to help promote your brand and extend its reach within your target market. Bloggabase Bloggabase helps improve marketer [...]

7 Ways to Effectively Scale and Grow Your Online Business

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A common trait that you’ll find among many online business owners is that they’re never quite satisfied with the status quo, no matter what level of success they’ve achieved. Whether it’s called ambition or the entrepreneurial spirit, these business owners are constantly looking for ways to take their businesses to the next level. But doing so is dependent on whether or not their business model can scale. The good news is that scaling an online business is much easier than trying to grow a more traditional brick-and-mortar operation; you don’t need to scout additional storefronts or worry about finding more [...]