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With corporate profits rising and consumer confidence showing increases as well, it seems that the economic recovery is finally beginning to take hold. But does that mean consumers are ready to start spending? Not necessarily. Read More
Here are seven ways that service providers hold their businesses back from climbing out of the ranks of also-ran commodity to brand and value leader. Read More
Crowdsourcing and crowdfunding are extremely effective fundraising tools for launching and growing a business. SmarterLiving compiled a list of crowdfunding platforms and initiatives that thrive off the shared community efforts of others, and the number of websites offering opportunities to the pub Read More
Did small business owners’ borrowing against their homes during the real estate boom sow the seeds of their current problems getting credit? It’s an intriguing hypothesis and one for which we have some supporting data. Read More
Banking in the United States is about to change. Big time. Over the next five years, a revolution in financial services will take place. It’s already started, but unfortunately many big banks haven’t gotten the message. Read More
There are four traits that most successful entrepreneurs have: heart, guts, luck and smarts. And the more I thought about those four traits, the more I kept finding myself obsessed with the idea that heart and luck are the most important by far, and having smarts is a distant fourth to the other th Read More
When a small business goes through the process of raising money from investors, it’s far from painless. It is one of the most stressful events in the growth of a company. If the owners aren’t prepared for what fundraising entails, they run the risk of losing control of the company they are fighti Read More
Gary Vaynerchuk, author of The Thank You Economy, shares his experience and advice for using social "listening" to grow your business. In this video segment, he talks about how he searches Twitter for conversations relevant to his business.  Read More
Your entire business will be structured around your revenue model.The revenue model impacts marketing and sales efforts, and it also affects product and service design, which is why it’s one of the first decisions you need to make when you start a new business. Read More
One of the burning questions that just about every entrepreneur wonders about is how to get more out of their sales team. If you can get more out of them, it will translate to more money in your pocket. But deciding on the right road to take to get there is not always clear cut – at least not for m Read More

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