In the age of Amazon and Barnes & Noble, how can an independent bookseller compete? Here’s how one small business owner took on the challenge. Read More
Small businesses аrе ѕоmеtimеѕ thе ѕlоwеѕt tо adapt to еmеrging trеndѕ. However, соmраniеѕ thаt quickly bеnеfit from new tесhnоlоgiеѕ аrе often thе mоѕt successful. Hеrе are 14 nеw tесhnоlоgiеѕ thаt сhаngе thе wау wе dо buѕinеѕѕ: Read More

Doug Wants To Buy A Franchise But Is Scared As Heck

Doug Wants To Buy A Franchise But Is Scared As Heck Avatar Posted by franpro under Franchises
From https://medium.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: problogger78 on July 23, 2017 2:53 pm
What? You think folks who are getting close to buying a franchise aren't scared? Well, I have news for you. Unless you're a robot-you're going to be scared. Read why Doug is scared and what he did to help him alleviate some of his fear. Read More

Startup Marketing: How to Get Your First 1000 Customers

Startup Marketing: How to Get Your First 1000 Customers Avatar Posted by jondyer under Startups
From https://www.backblaze.com 6 days ago
Made Hot by: JoshRed on July 23, 2017 2:21 pm
So you're launching a new product, but who are you going to sell it to? One of the biggest challenges any company will face is finding their market out of the gate and reaching their first few hundred customers. In this post, Gleb Budman, co-founder and CEO of the online backup startup Backblaze, d Read More
Remember when social media first became a “thing” and businesses were obsessed with their number of followers, friends and likes?   Read More
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It used to be a one-to-many channel. Businesses would publish links, photos, and videos on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, hoping to reach as many people as they can and drive a high number of leads and sales. Read More
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5 Ways to Maintain Culture When Business Goes Global

5 Ways to Maintain Culture When Business Goes Global Avatar Posted by ivanpw under Strategy
From http://www.bizepic.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: luvhealthcare on July 22, 2017 3:34 pm
Maintaining company culture when you operate in international hubs can prove complex. Here are five ways to maintain culture when going global. Read More

50 Offline Business Ideas

50 Offline Business Ideas Avatar Posted by stillwagon428 under Startups
From https://smallbiztrends.com 7 days ago
Made Hot by: mikehartman1 on July 22, 2017 3:12 pm
These days, having an online presence for your business seems almost mandatory. But that doesn’t mean that every business needs to completely focus on the internet. In fact, there are still plenty of offline business opportunities for entrepreneurs who aren’t super tech savvy to consider. Here are Read More

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