Having a well-defined strategy can make or break the future of your small business. This section will provide you with much needed advice, tips and news about strategic development that will help you grow your business.

How to Become a Supplier to Larger Manufacturers

How to Become a Supplier to Larger Manufacturers Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Strategy
From http://www.sba.gov 9 days ago
Made Hot by: Copysugar on October 29, 2014 8:46 pm
Tapping into a large commercial supply chain and becoming a supplier to a big company can be a game-changer for small businesses. So how do small businesses take advantage of the positive outlook and wealth of opportunity that entering the manufacturing/production supply chain can bring? Read More

Employee Engagement: Prepare for Environmental Factors

Employee Engagement: Prepare for Environmental Factors Avatar Posted by lkpetrolino under Strategy
From http://spinsucks.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: BizWise on October 29, 2014 12:18 pm
External environmental factors have huge affect on an organization's success. Prepare for unforeseen environmental factors for better employee engagement Read More

3 steps for effective social media marketing strategy

3 steps for effective social media marketing strategy Avatar Posted by tathan under Strategy
From http://takisathanassiou.com 14 days ago
Made Hot by: deanuk on October 21, 2014 11:27 pm
I have remembered my first training class for swimming it was really amazing and thrilling experience for me. I have to jump in the pool for the first time with no idea what to do. My friends were swimming well as they all knew the techniques and day to day practices that go with swimming. I saw re Read More

7 Strategies for Coming Up With Your Best Ideas Yet

7 Strategies for Coming Up With Your Best Ideas Yet Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Strategy
From http://www.smbceo.com 16 days ago
Made Hot by: LoopLooper on October 20, 2014 10:24 am
Seven strategies business leaders can use to tap into their critical thinking powers to make better-informed decisions. Read More
Google is known as the biggest search giant in the world. But they also quietly revolutionized startup culture. Read on to find out how. Read More

5 Things You Must Do to Successfully Launch a Business

5 Things You Must Do to Successfully Launch a Business Avatar Posted by CateCosta under Strategy
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 18 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on October 19, 2014 5:25 am
The effort required to launch a new venture can seem daunting. Of course, specifics vary based on the type of business you're establishing; manufacturers face unique challenges, as do retailers and consulting firms. But once you have your concept and your finances in line, there are some basics tha Read More
An increasing number of big companies are hiring small businesses to help them develop innovative products, processes and procedures. If your company is an innovator, you may be able to team up with larger firms to grow your business much more rapidly. Read More

Checking Up on Your Business Plan

Checking Up on Your Business Plan Avatar Posted by smpayton under Strategy
From http://blog.corpnet.com 25 days ago
Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on October 13, 2014 11:55 am
If it's been a while since you reviewed your business plan, now's the time! Get on it! Reviewing it regularly helps you move toward your business goals. Read More
Starting a business is risky, but effective entrepreneurs know how to mitigate that risk with due diligence, steadfast focus and unwavering determination. The calculated optimism of these perceptive risk-takers is balanced with a vision and purpose to create products and services that meet... Read More
While I agree that just-do-it is a good attitude for entrepreneurs to have, you need plans to guide you in growing your business, such as a marketing plan. Read More

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Herby Fabius @BillionSuccess Puts Business Advice to Work

Herby Fabius is a part-time entrepreneur with a plan for success. The Stamford, Conn. resident and College of … More
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