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Thinking of Franchising Your Small Business Here Is What You Need To Know

Thinking of Franchising Your Small Business? Here Is What You Need To Know

If your small business has found success, you’re probably asking yourself – what’s next? You’re always going to be limited with a single location. If the demand for your products/service is scalable (it could exist and succeed regardless of the location), the what’s next might just be franchising. It’s an exciting concept – fast growth with investments from partners you can

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6 Productivity Tips Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know

6 Productivity Tips Every Small Business Owner Needs to Know

Starting and running a small business is no small feat. Small business owners are constantly juggling priorities and often work late into the night to get to everything done (like payroll and marketing). While it is exciting and challenging at the onset, being strained for time can wear on you after a while. Many small

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5 Innovative Ways to Build a Killer Small Business Brand

Your small business brand is crucial to how consumers view and identify your company. Good branding can help position your business as a leader in your industry—a company that delivers on its promises and provides outstanding products and customer experience. But just how do you go about building a strong brand? Here are five great

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Culture and The Small Business CEO

I personally believe that you cannot change the culture of a business without changing the people. It’s like hitting the ‘refresh’ button. I also know this from personal experience, having had to change the culture of a few organizations along the way, and it can’t be done with a few workshops and bonding weekends. People

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Think Big- 4 Ways to Make Your Small Business Feel Like the Pros

Think Big: 4 Ways to Make Your Small Business Feel Like the Pros

Small businesses definitely have their advantages. They’re lean, nimble, and offer a niche product or service that big businesses sometimes can’t. But they can also feel detached from its customers if they’re not taking the right measures. And just because you’re small doesn’t mean your business has to act that way. Taking a few notes

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3 Tips for Achieving Growth in Your Small Business

3 Tips for Achieving Growth in Your Small Business

Small businesses are booming. According to the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), the number of small US businesses has risen by 49% since 1982. In fact, the 28 million currently in operation account for over half of all sales in the United States. That said, every single one had to start somewhere and work through

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How To Tweak Your Small Business for Success

How To Tweak Your Small Business for Success

Small-business owners usually don’t have the time or money to routinely make big changes to their businesses. However, you can consider easy changes that have the potential to make a big difference to your company’s bottom line. Here are four tweaks you can make to help ensure you spend your money wisely and increase your

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4 Small Business Trends That Are Steadily on The Rise

4 Small Business Trends That Are Steadily on The Rise

If I have to describe the small business environment in a single word, the most appropriate word that I can think of is “change.” To be honest, small businesses are going through a whole lot of changes recently; all thanks to the advancements in communication fields, IT, marketing and other fields. In this article, I’ve

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How to Empower Your Small Business PR with Thought Leadership

In small business PR, it’s easy to suffer from product or service egomania. OK… so I made up that diagnosis. But the point is to succeed as a small B2B business, you need to believe in the greatness of your product or service. It can get to the point that you never stop thinking, dreaming,

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4 Signs Your Small Business is Ready to Grow

4 Signs Your Small Business is Ready to Grow

Taking a business from an idea to a realization is a big feat – and something that costs significant time, effort, and money. And when you find that a steady cash flow continues to come in, growth may be warranted – and even inevitable. So, how do you know if and when your business is

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