From Stefan Engeseth's blog, Detective Marketing:

Before I published my latest book Sharkonomics I tried to connect with the best business shark in the world: Richard Branson. This week he wrote a blog post with the headline Sink or swim. Its great that we both like sharks and see the survival p Read More

The 5 Elements of a Successful Franchise

The 5 Elements of a Successful Franchise Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From http://www.entrepreneur.com 1029 days ago
Made Hot by: robinandy58 on December 7, 2014 11:20 am
Everyone want s to buy a franchise that they can be successful in...that "perfect" franchise. For a franchise to be perfect, there are several things that it would need to have. Read what they are, here. Read More
If you have the right content marketing strategy, it can completely revitalize your business before 2014 comes to a close! Read More

4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You're Ready to Export

4 Questions to Ask Yourself if You\'re Ready to Export Avatar Posted by Caron_Beesley under Sales
From http://smallbiztrends.com 1029 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on December 7, 2014 11:03 am
There are certain signs and characteristics that indicate that a business is ready to export. Read More

How A Virtual Receptionist Can Help Your Business - Tweak Your Biz

How A Virtual Receptionist Can Help Your Business - Tweak Your Biz Avatar Posted by gobnaitcollins under Strategy
From http://tweakyourbiz.com 1028 days ago
Made Hot by: fundpr on December 7, 2014 10:43 am
A virtual receptionist can help businesses by providing round the clock, professional customer service in a cost effective way. This article explains how a virtual receptionist can help your business. Read More

Sink or swim

Sink or swim Avatar Posted by SJC under Management
From http://www.virgin.com 1028 days ago
Made Hot by: NolanGreen on December 7, 2014 10:31 am
If you spend too much time looking in the rear-view mirror, you will lose your course. If you spend too much time surveying your competitors, you will lose your identity. The only way forward, is forward....

Quote by Richard Branson: "To survive, companies have to behave like sharks – if they do Read More

This Luxury Hotel Lets You Stay For Free If You're Popular On Social Media

This Luxury Hotel Lets You Stay For Free If You\'re Popular On Social Media Avatar Posted by lyceum under Social Media
From http://www.mtv.com 1028 days ago
Made Hot by: bizyolk on December 7, 2014 10:21 am
Planning a trip to Europe? All you need are 2,000 Facebook friends for a free room in Stockholm.

You’ve heard of internet celebrities getting paid to mention a product in a tweet or shoot out an Instagram with a brand in the shot. Now a hotel in Sweden is taking social media marketing to a new l Read More
Yes, it's December 2014, but it's not too late to build a solid content marketing strategy for 2015. Here's how to get started. Read More

What Is Operating Margin? Metrics in a Minute

What Is Operating Margin? Metrics in a Minute    Avatar Posted by PASjonathan under Finance
From http://www.liveplan.com 1028 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

25 Blog Platforms for Your Business

25 Blog Platforms for Your Business Avatar Posted by HeatherStone under Online Marketing
From http://www.bizsugar.com 1025 days ago
Made Hot by: sundaydriver on December 7, 2014 8:50 am
If you're planning on starting a blog for your business, here are 25 platforms -- including WordPress -- to choose from. This post includes descriptions of each and links to get you started. Both free and paid options are available. Do you know of a blog platform we've missed? Please feel free to s Read More

This Could Be One of the Most Underestimated Employee Benefits

What's more important than salaries at your small business? Small business owners and entrepreneurs sometimes believe they …
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Please Welcome Chris Hamilton, "Contributor of the Week"

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