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Franchise Agreements
written on February 24, 2009 by Marlene Herman
Owning a Franchise

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How to Create Content on Social Networks
written on February 23, 2009 by Jason Therrien
Social Media

By now, if you have read my previous articles on social networks, you know that social media can be leveraged by any person or business and you understand the importance of viral conversation.

 

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Top 5 Business Growth Success Secrets
written on February 23, 2009 by Dennis Sommer
Growth Strategies

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Why Do Business Owners Sell Their Companies
written on February 23, 2009 by Kipp Krukowski
Buying and Selling a Business

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Always On
written on February 23, 2009 by Diane Helbig
Relationship Selling Strategies

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Top Ten Mega Marketing Mistakes That ENTREPRENURS Make The last two
written on February 23, 2009 by Dan Cricks
Marketing 101

#9: The next marketing mistake is "Lack of 'Shameless' Self Promotion." One thing that I have discovered in speaking to thousands of business owners, sales professionals and entrepreneurs is that everyone thinks their particular business is different. Well you're probably right.

 

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Whats Leadership Got to Do With Retention
written on February 20, 2009 by Kenyon Mau
Recruitment and Safe Hiring Practices

Have you had that one supervisor that didn't seem like a "typical" manager? They were not like the pointy-hair boss of Dilbert cartoon fame. There was not even a hint of Meryl Streep's character in "The Devil Wore Prada". They were kind, considerate, motivational and the kind of person you would do just about anything for? I had a coach in college like that. He was open, respectful, considerate, fair and firm, and we knew he cared about his players. We, his team, would literally do anything for him.

 

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Advantages of Buying an Existing Business
written on February 20, 2009 by Kipp Krukowski
Buying and Selling a Business

Whether you are a company looking to grow or an individual considering an acquisition, there are a number of advantages to purchasing an existing business.  An existing business is already up and running which can potentially get the purchaser to profitability in a much shorter period of time.

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Are You Closing the Deal
written on February 18, 2009 by Ginni Garner
Recruitment and Safe Hiring Practices

Have you spent months sourcing and interviewing candidates only to have an offer turned done at the 11th hour? How many times has the one-you-wanted gotten away? Companies can spend several months searching for the perfect fit for an opening on the team. They may have posted ads, engaged a recruitment firm, read through a hundred resumes and interviewed numerous candidates. After all of this effort they find Mr. or Ms. Right and extend an offer only to have it turned down. Why did this happen?

 

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Top Ten Mega Marketing Mistakes That ENTREPRENURS Make Here are 7 and 8
written on February 18, 2009 by Dan Cricks
Marketing 101

#7 & 8: The next two marketing mistakes actually go together, hand-in-hand. They are "Working 'In' Your Business Instead Of 'On' Your Business" and "Not Realizing The Overall Importance Of Marketing."

 

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Should Your Company Aim to Become
written on February 16, 2009 by Jessica Davis
Greening Your Business

 

Surely as a business-owner, you are constantly thinking about your company's bottom line.  In this recession, can you afford to think about the triple-bottom line?  There is no time like the present to begin integrating environmental stewardship and social responsibility considerations with your financial bottom line decision-making. 

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Sit and Be Still
written on February 16, 2009 by Roxanne Kaufman
Professional Advancement

"One's action ought to come out of an achieved stillness: not to be mere rushing on." D.H. Lawrence

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15 Critical Leadership Traits Needed Today
written on February 16, 2009 by Dennis Sommer
Leadership Skills in Employees

In today's tough business climate, managers and executives are becoming obsolete and are being replaced by leaders. The new manager/executive must be an expeditor and leader rather than an order giver and manager of people.

 

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Top Ten Mega Marketing Mistakes That ENTREPRENURS Make Here are 5 and 6
written on February 16, 2009 by Dan Cricks
Marketing 101

#5: If a referral customer is the second easiest customer to sell, then whom do you think is the third easiest customer to sell? The answer is "lost customers."

 

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Strategic Planning Dont call it Annual and Its Certainly Not an Event
written on February 12, 2009 by Eric Kurjan
Strategic Planning and Execution

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Presenter Bios from the Creative Marketing for the Arts workshop on 1809
written on February 12, 2009 by Matt Charboneau
COSE Arts Network

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Top Ten Mega Marketing Mistakes That ENTREPRENURS Make Here are 3 and 4
written on February 12, 2009 by Dan Cricks
Marketing 101

#3: How many of you "Lack Diversification In Your Marketing?" I'm continually amazed at how many business still are NOT aware of the vast number of different types of media that they can "cost effectively" use to market their businesses.

 

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Five Misperceptions About WebBased Marketing
written on February 11, 2009 by
COSE Home Business Network

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Additional Insured Endorsements A Potential Minefield Part 2
written on February 10, 2009 by Francine Price
Business Insurance

The following is Part 2 of 3 in an article written by Mr. Craig Stanovich of Austin and Stanovich Risk Managers, LLC.  This segment reviews the scope and order of coverage.

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Top Ten Mega Marketing Mistakes That ENTREPRENURS Make Here are the first two
written on February 10, 2009 by Dan Cricks
Marketing 101

I can't emphasize enough how important it is to know mistakes, because just by knowing them and avoiding them, you can make a HUGE difference in the balance of your bank account. Now don't feel bad if you identify with most of these as I go through them. I'm proud to say that I have made every one of them sometime during my career.

 

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The Art of Booking Live Background Music For Your Event
written on February 09, 2009 by Matt Charboneau
COSE Arts Network

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Finding Leads For Free For Your Cold Calling Campaign by Wendy Weiss
written on February 09, 2009 by Diane Helbig
Relationship Selling Strategies

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Issues in Small Business Succession Planning The Goals of the Selling Owner
written on February 09, 2009 by Chris Cooper
Succession Planning

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Good News Bad News Where we are now 262009 Market Update
written on February 09, 2009 by Frank Fantozzi
Business Financial Planning

Since his inauguration President Obama and Congress has been moving swiftly to address the recession and financial collapse, but in some areas the recovery effort has been stalled by the transition and other issues. Also, a raft of post-September economic and financial market statistics have been coming out that document a serious recession around the globe. All this bad news has slowed the "healing" in credit markets and led to further weakness in equity markets.

 

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Recycling Facts
written on February 06, 2009 by Beau Daane
Waste Reduction, Recycling and Composting

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