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5 Tips For Effective Networking

Whether you’re new to networking or have tried it and decided it’s not for you, Amanda Lambert shares some tips for finding a way to make the most out of networking and leave with an armful of leads.

Stop Wasting Time In Meetings!

Author of "Wheel$pin: The Agile Executive's Manifesto" Mike Richardson offers various tips for meetings that get things done.

3 Essential Ways To Build Online Customer Trust In 2018

KJ Dearie, product specialist and small business advisor at Termly shares three easy steps that online business owners can take to win back customer trust in 2018.

The 5 Key Secrets To Having A Great Meeting

One key reason meetings are such a waste of time is that they’re doomed from the start by not having a plan or a process. Dr. Rick Brinkman, author of "Dealing with Meetings You Can't Stand: Meet Less and Do More" shares five simple steps to take to transform a meeting from a waste of time to a triumph.

Important Branding Lessons From The Top 5 Retailers In The US

Walmart, Amazon, Costco, Walgreens, and Home Depot have each built strong brand identities and all benefit from powerful household recognition and strong brand equity. Katie Lundin of crowdspring shares some lessons from them.

Understanding Stock Options

In today’s start-up culture, it’s common for companies to offer employees the opportunity to own stock in the business. While most folks know the basic benefits of receiving stock, many employees are taken off guard by the tax implications that follow, says Evan Stephens, tax manager at Sensiba San Filippo.

The Gullibility Factor: 7 Ways To Have Agency And Hold Your Own In Business...

Keeping your head during these moments is essential to what’s called agency: the ability to act as an effective agent for oneself — thinking, reflecting, and acting in ways that direct us toward the lives we want. Paul Napper, Psy.D., and Anthony Rao, Ph.D. shares more on the power of agency.

3 Ways To Make In-House Filing Less Taxing

Young companies that are low on funding and high on initiative can take a DIY approach to tax returns, even at the risk of filing incomplete or erroneous returns. Anjum Tunuli, chief tax officer at Early Growth Financial Services shares three things to make that task easier.

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Grow After Emerging From Disruption

The pandemic made 2020 a difficult year for many small businesses, as many closed permanently. Chris Buitron, CEO and president of Mosquito Authority® shares five tips for small businesses to improve or keep their momentum going in 2021.

How To Improve Your In-App Advertising Performance

Advertising has massively shifted towards adaptation - device, platform, personal user tastes. Karen Karalash explains how the interactive features of the new ad formats, increased in-app experience, and the value they bring have helped all parties benefit.

Ari Galper On Overcoming Your Fear Of Selling

Ari Galper's system for selling, Unlock The Game, revolves around encouraging business owners, entrepreneurs and sales professionals to adopt an honest approach to selling.

Nine Companies That Got Brand Right

In a world full of noise and endless options, it's tough to earn customer loyalty. Lindsay Pedersen says the answer is to forge a strong brand strategy and let it drive every move you make.

The Mindsets of Jack Welch

Of all organizational leaders, there are few that have had as much success as the late Jack Welch. Ryan Gottfredson, PhD., author of "Success Mindsets" shares the mindsets Welch possessed that led to him having such a positive influence on the organizations he led.

6 Tips And Tricks To Improving Your Payables Process

While cleaning AP's processes may not be glamorous, it's a task that must be done and done regularly. Ralph Perdomo of Nvoicepay shares 6 tips and tricks will get your AP process shining in no time.

Three Ways To Get Out Of A Sales Plateau

When sales flatten out, here are three quick ways from Richard Weinberger, PhD, CPA, CEO of the Association of Accredited Small Business Consultants and author of "Propel Your Small Business to Success: Accelerated Actions to Maximize Profit", to get those numbers moving in the upward direction.

Five Sensible Business Lessons You Must Learn to Embrace — No App Necessary!

No, you can’t download good old-fashioned common sense onto your phone or tablet… but you can develop it with practice. Michael Feuer, author of "The Benevolent Dictator", offers a few commonsense guidelines no one should do business without.

7 FAQs Employees Have About HRAs

Health reimbursement arrangements (HRAs) are becoming increasingly common as more employers are seeking an alternative to traditional health benefits.

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) For Small Business

For SMEs (small-medium sized enterprise), efficiency and integration are key to managing time and processes. Enterprise Resource Planning, or ERP, integrates internal and external information across your entire organization. Monica Shepherd shares how ERP work for small businesses.

The Crucial Questions Every Project Manager Needs To Ask – And The KPIs To...

Vadim Katcherovski, CEO of Easy Projects highlights the questions project managers need to be asking, and how the KPIs that are visible through a comprehensive project management software platform can answer them.

How To Make Your Business Card Professional

If a prospective customer views your business image as unprofessional or confusing in any way, they simply won’t show interest in what you have to offer, says Debbie Allen, award-winning entrepreneur and author of "The Highly Paid Expert".

3 Qualities Of Effective Store Signage

Since time immemorial, signage is used by businesses and shopkeepers to promote their wares and services to the public. And up to the present day, it's still a very effective way to capture people's attention.

These 3 People Can Ruin Your Business Or Help It Flourish

These three people can either ruin your business or help it flourish: your accountant, your lawyer, and your banker, says Domenic Aversa. The author of “Corporate Undertaker: Business Lessons from the Dead and Dying” explains why.

Pay Your Payroll Tax With R&D Credits

Senior Tax Manager at Sensiba San Filippo Evan Stephens and Carlos Freitas, Director with Hull & Knarr LLP, shares how start-up companies have an opportunity to save cash.

3 Steps To Build Business Transparency For A Good Long-Term Relationship

Business transparency enables organizations to build a good long-term relationship with their customers. This perception can surely be beneficial for both sides, argues Magdalena Rogoz, a Marketing Specialist at Time Solutions Ltd.

CIOs Are from Mars; CMOs Are from Venus: Seven Ways To Bridge The Great Divide

Infighting is nothing new in the corporate world, but in today’s marketplace it can be  especially damaging. And the rise of web commerce and social media has exacerbated the friction between two C-suite leaders in particular — CMOs and CIOs. Rich Karlgaard explains why their “Mars vs. Venus” rivalry matters and how companies can bridge the divide.

How To Recruit An All-Star Team For Your Small Business

The first thing that any hiring manger or business owner needs to understand about attracting talent is what today’s job seekers care about. But Nick Murphy, career expert and founder of The Job Lab Podcast says small businesses have advantages in certain areas that can do just that.

Great Tech Support – The Answer To Running A Successful Startup

To run a successful startup in the tech industry, you need to understand how critical tech support really is to the livelihood of your business, especially in the competitive landscape of this business, argues James Ontra, CEO of Shufflrr.

Preventing Stupid: 3 Questions Every Business Owner Must Ask

Matthew Neill Davis, Esq., author of "The Art of Preventing Stupid: How to Build a Stronger Business Strategy through Better Risk Management" says you can spot the weaknesses in your business by asking yourself three very basic questions.

3 Reasons To Reconsider Pre-packing Your Company

Prepack administration is an insolvency process. It is used by insolvency practitioners to sell the assets and business of an insolvent company as soon as it enters administration. Eamonn Wall, managing director of Robson Scott Associates shares a few potential reasons why you should reconsider pre-packing your company when that happens.

How Top Recruiters Create New Avenues To Find Premium Candidates

In these different times with changing work dynamics and new employee perspectives, companies can’t afford to box themselves in with the old ways of finding good candidates.