Whether a problem arises in the midst of a transaction, or they just walk in angry, it’s pretty easy to spot difficult customers from a mile away. But don't fire them - there are ways to turn them into the best partners your business has ever have. Read More
Running a fun event such as a cook-off within the company has many benefits both for the business and employees. For little to no expense, business leaders can reap the rewards of such an initiative.

I’ve recently arranged a chilli competition here at CIPHR, here’s why:

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This week we’re asking entrepreneurs to take part in our SWOT analysis challenge. Every day during the last week of January, you’ll work through one piece of the SWOT report. You can bite off small pieces each day and end up with an in-depth look at your business. Today we focus on strengths... Read More
Tens of thousands of the world's best and most successful entrepreneurs, businesses, agencies and nonprofits rely on crowdSPRING for affordable and risk-free custom logo design, web design, a new company name or other writing and design services. Read More
SWOT analysis began as a way to analyse internal and external factors that can directly or indirectly affect businesses. Internally, it looks at Strengths and Weaknesses; externally at Opportunities and Threats. 

Do you know what your current strengths and weaknesses are, or how opportunities an Read More
Focused planning is a key component for every successful business. Business planning, strategic planning, marketing plans, even short term project plans count. Succession planning and retirement planning too. In whatever format, a focused plan includes clear direction to a company’s success.

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I write about lots of tools, but mostly tools that help you do a better job with marketing or social media or SEO. Today I want to spend some time sharing tools I use to run my business.

Like so many folks these days, I’ve assembled a team that includes in office staff, remote staff and third pa Read More
Here is a list of 5 ideas that may boost your real estate business and bring in the clients you have been looking for. Read More
Perhaps you’re already quite productive but lack in certain areas, or maybe you struggle with organization as a whole. We’ve looked into some productivity apps that will definitely get your year off to a good start. Read More
Clients want to hire a blogger who offers more than just engaging blog posts. Here are seven tips on how to secure blogging clients. Read More

Three Key Voluntary Policies for Women

Today 4 in 10 women are the sole or primary breadwinners for their families,¹ and they do more than twice the amount …
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Gary Shouldis @3BugMedia Follows Higher Calling

Though he had always had a a strong interest in entrepreneurship, it was a desire to be there for his wife and children … More
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