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Understanding Surety Bonds: The Very Basics finance-misc Finance Surety bonds can somewhat be confusing Marcus Jensen
May 18

Finance Misc.

What is a surety bond
Surety bonds can somewhat be confusing

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
Brook Borup of My Clone Solution on quality control Asher Fergusson
May 12
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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
4 Ways to Build Loyalty Through Customer Experience customer-service Operations Customer experience is key Liz Greene
May 05

Customer Service

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Customer experience is key

4 Ways to Build Loyalty Through Customer Experience

The process of building a loyal customer base is different for every business — including yours. What you can offer your customers to keep them coming back depends on... MORE
Today we visit small business expert, Barbara Weltman Asher Fergusson
Apr 22
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Today we visit small business expert, Barbara Weltman

Biography For twenty years, Barbara Weltman, creator of Big Ideas for Small Business®, has been a premier consultant for all kinds of small businesses. A tax and business attorney... MORE
5 Questions That Will Improve Your Process of Qualifying Leads sales-management Sales Don't waste your time on bad leads From the Editor's Desk
Apr 21

Sales Management

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Don't waste your time on bad leads

5 Questions That Will Improve Your Process of Qualifying Leads

It is often difficult to qualify a lead because there are so many variables involved. However, if you strip everything down to the bare essentials, then five crucial elements... MORE
Founder of Linchpin SEO, Bill Ross, on creating value Asher Fergusson
Apr 19
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Founder of Linchpin SEO, Bill Ross, on creating value

Biography Bill’s ten-year background in digital marketing, SEO consulting and building online companies has helped him rise to strategic lead for some of the largest online brands and content... MORE
Using Storytelling to Become Top of Mind brand-management Marketing Is storytelling the secret sauce? Jesse Torres
Apr 18

Brand Management

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Is storytelling the secret sauce?

Using Storytelling to Become Top of Mind

Success in business depends greatly on an entrepreneur’s ability to set the business apart from the competition. Becoming top-of-mind through differentiation is incredibly helpful in driving new and recurring... MORE
Veteran startup mentor, Martin Zwilling, shares his knowledge Asher Fergusson
Apr 13
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Veteran startup mentor, Martin Zwilling, shares his knowledge

Biography CEO & Founder of Startup Professionals, Inc.; Advisory Board Member for multiple startups; ATIF Angels Selection Committee; Entrepreneur in Residence at ASU and Thunderbird School of Global Management.... MORE
Small Business Branding: Common Mistakes brand-management Marketing What not to do From the Editor's Desk
Apr 12

Brand Management

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What not to do

Small Business Branding: Common Mistakes

By now, we all understand that consistency is key when it comes to brand management. But don’t assume that if you just stay consistent, your brand will succeed. There is so... MORE
Founder of More Clients, Ian Brodie, shares his story Asher Fergusson
Apr 08
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Founder of More Clients, Ian Brodie, shares his story

Biography Straight talking marketing advice for consultants & coaches at IanBrodie.com. Blogger, author of Email Persuasion and ever-hopeful Newcastle United fan. Marketing Strategist for Consultants and Coaches. #1 Tip... MORE