No matter what industry you’re in, there’s plenty to be learned from other companies in different markets. Take the dating app Bumble, for example, which started out to help people find dates, but has since expanded into connecting new friends and business contacts. After Bumble CEO Whitney Wolfe Herd left Tinder, which she also co-founded, she […]

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It doesn’t matter if your business is a startup stage or has been around for years, a marketing budget isn’t optional. It allows you as a business owner to see how much money you are spending, where you’re directing your efforts, and how much money you have on hand. More specifically, according to Jessica Lucas, a […]

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Is there a silver lining to customer complaints? Yes, there is—in fact, smart business owners consider customer complaints solid gold. In this post, I’ll explain why customer complaints matter, what you can learn from customer complaints, and how to make the most of them to improve your business. Why customer complaints matter Businesses of all […]

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Got ROI? I sure hope so. Return on investment is a pretty critical thing in business. Without it, you’re eventually going to go out of business. Despite this, a lot of businesses are doing a lot of social media marketing—and very few of them can say for sure that they’re generating any kind of return on […]

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We have all fallen in love with WordPress over the past decade, but there are some seriously legitimate competitors that give it a run for its money. Since most of these competitors focus on certain types of websites only, it ensures a more optimal performance compared to WordPress’ all-in-one strategy. One of the biggest reasons […]

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Everyone wants to work in an environment that is supportive of their wants and needs. However, many companies have set a standard where the perks make work seem more like a clubhouse than a work environment. Some perks can even become distractions, especially if they’re not wanted or usable. To find out which perks employers should reconsider offering their workers, we asked members […]

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America’s small business owners are doing well and feeling confident about what the future holds, according to the Q2 2018 Small Business Index report by MetLife and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. Here’s a closer look at how small business owners across the country are doing. Keep reading to see how your business compares. Positive […]

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Whether at the beginning of their business venture or well down the line, at some point, most entrepreneurs and small business owners will find themselves in need of financing. Some entrepreneurs are looking for help getting their dreams off the ground, and others need help growing, expanding, or keeping things moving. Whatever the reason, a […]

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Technology has started to feel like a four-letter word these days—especially in the business world. Stand by the water cooler and you might hear chatter among employees about what programs, such as machine learning and artificial intelligence, will mean for the future of jobs. As this technology comes to life, many people fear for their […]

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If you’re a business coach, you probably make the lion’s share of your money from one-on-one or team coaching. And while that’s a hugely rewarding way to make money, it can also be precarious. You need to be constantly finding new clients to ensure that your revenue stream doesn’t dry up. And if you’re doing […]

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