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Plan Your Business

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Tips for starting a business
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5 Tips for Starting a Business

Starting a business can be very difficult, especially since more than 50 percent of UK startups fail within their first year. In our guide to starting a business, we provide a proven method to become...
eco-friendly
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Why It’s Important For Businesses to Go Green

Global warming is a reality and sustainability is a necessity. Beyond what one can achieve on an individual level, consumers strive to be environmentally friendly and are searching for companies willing to commit and do...
family business
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12 Keys to Family Business Success

Family members start a major portion of new businesses launched in the U.S. every year. Brothers come to mind, of course, when it comes to family business. Whatever the family ties, however, starting a business...
business plan elements
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7 Savvy Planning Strategies For Business Owners

"Must Have" Planning Strategies According to the United States Small Business Association and the Internal Revenue Service’s 2011 survey, only about 10 percent of business owners are making more than $100,000 in their business. What...
Customer Database
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Big Data Benefits Businesses of All Sizes

"Big data" generates "big information" Big data is being generated by everything around us at all times. Every digital process and social media exchange produces it. Systems, sensors and mobile devices transmit it. A 2012...
Hiring
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Finding success as an older entrepreneur

3 mistakes that can derail an older entrepreneur Launching a business—whether it's a side hustle or second career—is on the minds of many people these days, especially baby boomers. As they get ready to retire,...
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How to Become a Marketing Superstar

What is the biggest marketing challenge that you have in your business? According to a survey by Marketing Sherpa, 78% of businesses say that their biggest marketing challenge is generating high quality leads. In my work as...
CEO
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CEOs grow more optimistic, third quarter in a row

Ever heard of "The Conference Board"? It's a global, independent business membership and research association. Their mission is to provide organizations with the practical knowledge they need to improve their performance, among other things. They do...