Firing people is hard, especially as a small business owner who relies on their staff heavily in order to get things done. Making sure your employee needs to be let go and not just corrected is easier when you recognize these five signs of a problem staff member. Read More

Details: Why Too Much Focus Will Destroy Your Business

Details: Why Too Much Focus Will Destroy Your Business Avatar Posted by Sian Phillips under Strategy
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Made Hot by: Digitaladvert on January 24, 2014 5:52 pm
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No one can argue the importance of details. Try baking a cake (something I loathe doing, by the way) without making precise measurements of each one of your ingredients and you will soon find that even minor mistakes or small substitutes can be disastrous. But life or business is n Read More Review – Hosted Elasticsearch for Developers Review – Hosted Elasticsearch for Developers Avatar Posted by GetApp under Resources
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Made Hot by: seobromino on January 24, 2014 5:48 pm is a hosted solution for Elasticsearch, the open source distributed search engine developed for implementing internal site search and data exploration. By taking a product that is incredibly complex and distilling it down to its simplest and most intuitive form, the creators of have Read More

5 Must-Have Marketing Tools for Retailers

5 Must-Have Marketing Tools for Retailers Avatar Posted by jbyrum under Marketing
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Made Hot by: bloggerpalooza on January 24, 2014 7:24 am
Retail stores need to use cutting edge (and free!) marketing tools to drive traffic to their locations. Read More

Global Franchise School Systems?

Global Franchise School Systems? Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
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Made Hot by: thelastword on January 24, 2014 7:23 am
Tackling concerns related to education accessibility is a major global endeavor and as populations increase in many parts of the world education becomes even more challenging to acquire. Could franchising become an emerging avenue for education access? Read More
If you've got a blog that gets quite a lot of traffic, you've probably already thought about monetizing it. If not, then you should have. Whilst many people treat their blog as a hobby or personal-mouthpiece, countless others are now using it to earn a living. And you can too. Here we're going to l Read More
Today, Ganong Bros. of St. Stephen, New Brunswick is known as Canada's oldest candy company. But when brothers James and Gilbert Ganong founded the company in 1873, it was just another struggling small business. What the brothers were known for was their innovation. Firsts for the company included Read More

Five Ways to Use Public Speaking to Attract More Clients

Five Ways to Use Public Speaking to Attract More Clients Avatar Posted by JadeSM under Marketing
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Made Hot by: BizWise on January 24, 2014 6:39 am
Public speaking is one of the fastest ways to attract new clients. The on-the-spot connection you establish with one effective presentation is a richer and more holistic experience compared to a blog post, a video or even social media. Your live speaking engagement is able to convey your expertise Read More
From the strategic to the technical, marketing consultant Yasmin Bendror takes us through 8 areas we must consider when planning our online marketing for the rest of 2014. These are necessarily new ideas (though they might be newer ideas to some depending on your familiarity with online marketing Read More
Robert Brady muses about how hard it is sometimes to explain to people what he does for a living. He's a Google AdWords Certified Partner offering PPC management services, or, as he sometimes tells people, "I’m the guy who puts ads on search engine results.” But if there's one thing harder than fig Read More

5 Things Your Latino Employees Wish You Understood

Latino employees are the fastest-growing segment of the U.S. workforce – in fact, by some estimates one in three working …

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