Learning, Earning and Returning: The 3 Stages of a Fulfilling Life

20 Nov 2016
I attend many networking meetings, frequent educational seminars and conferences. I am a member of the Miami Young Presidents Organization and other business groups which promote business learning and networking. With 30 years of the above experience, just last week I attended a conference and heard an expression which will have an everlasting impact on my...
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Rock City Outfitters Tracks Business Success with Google Analytics

18 Nov 2016
Arkansas Tech graduates Ryan Ritchie and Matt Jones have been making humorous t-shirts to display their state and team pride for years. “We were just a couple guys printing shirts at home for fun,” Ryan says. “Then we realized people would actually pay money for them.” Rock City Outfitters originally just marketed their products at...
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5 Most Overlooked SEO Strategies to Propel Your Business Online

18 Nov 2016
Just because your business is doing well on social media doesn’t mean you should ignore your website’s performance, or rely on likes and shares for revenue. According to Gallup’s 2014 State of the American Consumer study, consumers look to social media for personal connections and conversations, not sales pitches. Having your own website is still a top choice if you...
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The Pros and Cons of Sales Commissions

16 Nov 2016
Compensation for most employees is a fairly straightforward process. Finding the best compensation plan for sales employees is a bit trickier. Your company’s sales department is one of the most important parts of the organization. After all, sales representatives are the ones bringing in the money and new customers. Finding the right sales compensation plan...
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Is Your Product or Service Revolutionary or Evolutionary?

16 Nov 2016
When an entrepreneur brings an idea to an investor, sometimes they are referred to as the next Facebook, or “the Uber for (insert any industry).” Unfortunately, the harsh reality is that many ideas and businesses are not game changers and will not become a “unicorn.” A unicorn, in the world of business, is a startup company...
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