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In this webinar, we were joined by Jennefer Witter, CEO and founder of the Boreland Group, and author of the new book, “The Little Book of Big PR: 100+ Quick Tips to Get Your Small Business Noticed.” We recently featured an excerpt from her book, which offers great networking tips for entrepreneurs Read More
Your business is online and on social media, surely that’s enough to keep up with your competition? Perhaps it is. But who wants to just “keep up” when you can get ahead of the game? Content marketing can help you get there. Here are just a few of the things it can do: Read More

How to Create a Unique Selling Proposition

How to Create a Unique Selling Proposition  - http://articles.bplans.com Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Marketing
From http://articles.bplans.com 1871 days ago
Made Hot by: thecorneroffice on December 16, 2014 10:05 am
What sets your business apart? The answer to that question usually leads entrepreneurs to define their unique selling proposition, or USP. To help entrepreneurs create a unique selling proposition, we’ve written this handy guide to walk you through the process. Read More

What Payment Options Should You Offer Customers?

What Payment Options Should You Offer Customers?  - http://articles.bplans.com Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Products and Services
From http://articles.bplans.com 1871 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on December 15, 2014 1:11 pm
New payment technologies require effort and financial investment to implement. Here’s a look at the new payment options expected to shift consumer behaviors, and a bit of guidance on how to determine if the potential benefits and drawbacks justify the cost. Read More

Incorporating Lean Principles into Business Development

Incorporating Lean Principles into Business Development     - http://www.liveplan.com Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Strategy
From http://www.liveplan.com 1871 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on December 14, 2014 8:43 am
I’ve helped put deals together that took months and months, yet when the deal was done, one or both markets didn’t respond as both parties had hoped, resulting in a waste of time, money, and potentially reputation. This is why I developed this "minimum viable product" approach to doing deals. Read More
This short film, produced by a UK accounting firm specializing in accountancy for the self-employed, further explores the trials and tribulations of starting your own business. Hear more from Hannah, Jo, and Sky, and meet other self-employed veterans, each with their own unique hints and tips. Read More

3 Hurdles To Getting A Bank Loan & How To Overcome Them

3 Hurdles To Getting A Bank Loan & How To Overcome Them  - http://articles.bplans.com Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Raising Capital
From http://articles.bplans.com 1879 days ago
Made Hot by: sophia2 on December 8, 2014 10:54 am
The percentage of total bank business loans that go to small businesses is in a steady decline, from over 50% in 1995, to under 30% in 2012. Here are three of the primary hurdles you will encounter when trying to get a bank loan, and how to overcome them. Read More

What Is Operating Margin? Metrics in a Minute

What Is Operating Margin? Metrics in a Minute     - http://www.liveplan.com Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Finance
From http://www.liveplan.com 1880 days ago
Made Hot by: SimplySmallBiz on December 7, 2014 9:14 am
Operating margin is a measure of your profitability and of your operational efficiency. A higher margin means that you are generating more profits for every dollar of sales. Unless your focus is to reinvest as much as possible into growth, you will want to aim for a higher operating margin. Read More
PR can do wonders for your startup or small business, but not all strategies have proven to be effective. We asked 16 entrepreneurs from the Young Entrepreneur Council to share the one PR strategy they think all startups and small businesses should stop using, and why. What ones do you agree with? Read More

How To Encourage Creativity in Your Business

How To Encourage Creativity in Your Business  - http://articles.bplans.com Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Employee Benefits
From http://articles.bplans.com 1894 days ago
Made Hot by: PMVirtual on November 27, 2014 12:57 am
other than tossing a new coat of paint on the wall, how do you go about designing the kind of workspace that gets the creative juices flowing? Leerom Segal, CEO of Klick Health, has 5 tips and we’ve added a few of our own...
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