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Effective Email Marketing for Small Businesses
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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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 »

Surveys for Small Business: Want to know what your customers are thinking? Ask Them
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Surveys for Small Business: Want to know what your customers are thinking? Ask Them

Want to know what your customers are thinking? Go ahead and ask them.That’s the advice from some of the country’s best customer experience leaders.... More »

Could Rules for Managing Tech Workers Translate to Your Industry?
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Could Rules for Managing Tech Workers Translate to Your Industry?

Even if you don’t consider your business a tech company, there’s a lot you can learn from the most successful tech cultures. Competition... More »

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