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Small Businesses Also Help Themselves by Giving Back to Their Communities

By | Small Business

When a community supports your business and helps make it profitable, it’s only natural that you as a business owner want to give something back in return.  While that’s an admirable thing to do, supporting your community and getting behind one or more important causes also can help you connect with customers in ways that you might not have been able to otherwise. This can…

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How to Successfully Start a Business with a Friend

How to Successfully Start a Business with a Friend

By | Entrepreneurship, Small Business

Starting a business with a friend can either bring success beyond the wildest dreams of both of you or a nightmare that breaks up the friendship to the point you never speak to each other again. For most people, the success of this arrangement falls somewhere between these two extremes. Before either of you forges ahead with forming a business partnership, we encourage you to…

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How to Get Your Customers to Advertise Your Brand for Free

How to Get Your Customers to Advertise Your Brand for Free

By | Business Growth, Small Business

You know that you need to advertise and invest in marketing campaigns to draw customers to your business. Unfortunately, you’re dealing with the reality of a limited budget and not having enough hours in the day to accomplish everything on your to-do list. The good news is that doesn’t need to be discouraging when you get your customers to act as brand ambassadors for you….

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9 Great Ways to Help Your Small Business Grow

9 Great Ways to Help Your Small Business Grow

By | Uncategorized

  Success. Every small business owner wants it. Your desire, your passion is to see your small business grow and succeed. Success seems to require a combination of attitude and persistent effort. Said noted business leader and television personality, Oprah Winfrey, “Doing the best at this moment puts you in the best place for the next moment.” Noted hotel industry leader Conrad Hilton once said,…

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