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Initial and ongoing market research is integral to every effective business plan. No matter how brilliant you think your product may be, its brilliance is irrelevant if you do... MORE
How to Start a Franchise startups Startups A guide to starting a franchise. Samantha Novick
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How to Start a Franchise

Franchises are mutually beneficial arrangements for both franchisors and franchisees. Franchisors benefit from the relationship by being able to share the costs of expanding their brand and operations. Franchisees... MORE
7 Small Business Loans You Can Now Apply For Online finance-misc Finance Online Loans for your Company Meredith Wood
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7 Small Business Loans You Can Now Apply For Online

Finding the right fit for small business financing is a unique process for each business owner. The Small Business Administration, private investors, crowdfunders, family, and friends are all tried-and-true... MORE
Is Direct Mail Effective in a High Tech World? strategy Marketing E-mail or Direct Mail? Liz Greene
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Marketing Strategy

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Is Direct Mail Effective in a High Tech World?

As a denizen of the internet, I’ve picked up a number of tools that have made my online life considerably easier. My favorite implement of destruction is Unroll.Me. This... MORE
Founder of Sweet Fish Media, James Carbary, shares his story Asher Fergusson
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Founder of Sweet Fish Media, James Carbary, shares his story

Biography James Carbary is the founder of Sweet Fish Media, a podcast production service for B2B companies. Additionally, he’s the co-founder of Love People Better, a movement focused on... MORE
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Sales Scripts

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Making scripts less "scripted"

How to Make Your Call Script More Authentic

When you pick up the phone to answer a call from an unknown number, or dial out to a customer service line, nine times out of ten you’ll probably... MORE
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Today we visit founder of CorpNet, Nellie Akalp

Biography Nellie Akalp is an entrepreneur, small business advocate, and mother of four children. She is married to her husband and business partner of 18 years. As CEO and... MORE
What Is Digital Transformation? management Operations The 8 levers to Digital Transformation. David Tang
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Management

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The 8 levers to Digital Transformation.

What Is Digital Transformation?

Organizations across all industries are undertaking “digital transformation” projects. But, what exactly is it? And, are they doing it right? At it’s core, Digital Transformation is driven by the... MORE
Jacob Curtis, digital marketer, on his experience Laurie Sluser
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Jacob Curtis, digital marketer, on his experience

Biography Branding by Jacob, LLC represents a culmination of academic education, industry experience and quite a bit of experimentation. Using the best of my ability and practicing #heartinmind marketing,... MORE
Understanding Surety Bonds: The Very Basics finance-misc Finance Surety bonds can somewhat be confusing Marcus Jensen
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Finance Misc.

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Understanding Surety Bonds: The Very Basics

Companies often consider a surety bond to be a form of an insurance. While this mistake is common, and even not entirely a mistake, the characteristics of this legal... MORE
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Brook Borup of My Clone Solution on quality control

Biography Brook has been described as your Swiss Army Knife for Business. As a jack of all trades and master of none, she is the go-to person for a... MORE