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    Everything you need to know & valuable resources to get started with a new business

    Reducing Shipping Costs Increases Sales

    If you’re jealously eyeing free shipping offers and wondering how to use them too—without erasing your profit margin—you’ve come to the right place.... More »

    3 Tips for Boosting Ecommerce Customer Loyalty to Your Small Business

    Do you want to succeed in ecommerce? Of course you do. But there is a big difference between thriving as an online brand and merely turning a profit.... More »

    Effective Email Marketing for Small Businesses

    Keeping the doors of your small business opens can depend a lot on your ability to market to potential clients. With a plethora of options open to... More »

    Yes, You Can Teach an Old Company New Tricks, Innovation Psychologist Says

    There’s a science to being creative, and, having worked with such innovative giants as Google, Disney, LEGO, and Virgin, Amantha Imber has it figured... More »

    A Coffee Company Is Growing Quickly, Thanks to a Free Ad and Lots of Caffeine

    Mike Brown’s Round Lake, NY, coffee roasting business hit the jackpot last year when it won the Intuit Quickbooks Small Business Big Game... More »

    Most Small Businesses Don't Know Their Search Marketing ROI

    Figuring out the return on your investment in local search marketing can seem like solving a puzzle. Nearly 60 percent of small businesses... More »

    4 Steps to Starting a Conversation about Changing Your Culture

    Wondering how to fix your business’s culture? If you’re like most business leaders, you probably are. VitalSmarts founders and... More »

    How Great Tech Support, Even for a Product That’s Not Yours, Can Win Customers

    Back in the late 1990s, the tech support team at Yonatan Stern’s former company CardScan was swamped. It was the days before USBs. In order to... More »

    This CEO Developed a Cadence to Profiting with Tech Startups

    You don’t need to spend more than a few minutes speaking with Yonatan Stern to know that he’s not your usual tech company leader. A... More »

    If Hard-to-Get Loans Are the Problem, Who’s to Blame?

    Who’s to blame for the slowdown in startups? Recent research shows entrepreneurship is stagnating, and a Senate hearing explored the consequences of... More »

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