Management

Keep Your Clients Close, But Not Too Close

As you work with a client over a long period of time, your relationship with that client will change and grow. It’s great to become closer with your clients and foster your relationships, but it’s also important to keep your…

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Management

Why You Must Learn to Delegate — And How To Do It

Do you think the secret to growing your small business is to work harder and harder, putting in longer and longer hours? In reality, the secret to growing your business is just the opposite—it’s delegating work to others. If you’re…

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Management, Money

Is a Paperless Office Ideal for Your Small Business?

According to Reduce.org, “The average office worker uses 10,000 sheets of copy paper each year.”  Consumption of the world’s paper is at an all-time high at 30% in the United States despite the fact that our country makes up less…

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Marketing & Strategy

5 Reasons Why Email Marketing Is Still a Best-Bet Investment for SMBs

There has been a lot of noise lately about the return of email marketing, but for many successful small and mid-size businesses, it has really never gone away. In a climate where SEO as a standalone service is teetering on…

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Marketing & Strategy

Keep Your Clients Happy by Over-Delivering

Your clients hire you because they trust your capabilities and your judgment. If you regularly and truly delight them by giving them what they didn’t even realize they needed, you’ll foster a positive relationship, which can get you paid on…

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Management, Money

5 Small Business Traits that Lead to Money Management Success

The words “struggling economy” sprinkle most news stories online and off when discussing the business climate and small business landscape in general in the U.S. If you look beyond the headlines, however, there are modest signs of an economic recovery…

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Marketing & Strategy

Top Online Marketing Trends for Summer 2014

Summer is finally here, and the change of season has many business owners contemplating ways in which they might be able to take their marketing efforts to the next level. As most professionals are well-aware of, the Internet has all…

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Marketing & Strategy

Will Businesses Benefit from Promoted Pins on Pinterest?

In three years, Pinterest has been able to accomplish incredible things.  As of late April 2014, there have been 30 billion items pinned and 750 million boards created on the site and through the Pinterest app.  Now, the company is…

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Management, Money

How Saying “No” Can Strengthen Your Client Relationship

In order to keep your customers paying you on time – and happy to do so – you need to proactively maintain your relationship with them. And in order to keep up a good relationship with your clients, you need…

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