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It’s never been easier to start and run a small business. Not easy, mind you, but much easier thanks in large part to a wide range of low-cost, easy-to-use, cloud-based applications. more
Jeffrey, When a client says he or she is “still reviewing their options,” I know you say that’s the result of their [inability] to see the value in my product or service. But how should I respond to this objection without pushing the customer away? Thanks, Gladys more
Are you on the homebuying sidelines this spring because you think you won’t be able to qualify for a mortgage? Do you know what sort of FICO credit scores are being accepted by lenders at the moment – they’re lower than they were a year ago – and whether yours could now be good enough? more
All salespeople are given a plan, a quota, or some kind of “numbers” to achieve as a major part of their job requirement. more
When you’re giving your sales presentation, do you really know what the customer is thinking or what they’re asking themselves as you’re presenting? more
A recent study by independent media regulator Ofcom confirmed what most employers are starting to see in their companies: 16- to 24- year olds prefer texting over voice calls and other e-messages. Also, 97 percent of this age group text at least once each day, whereas only 67 percent of this group talks on the phone daily. more
These days, it’s easy for almost any small business to tap into the electronic payment system and accept credit and debit cards along with other types of e-payments. And there are plenty of payment processors competing for your business. more
When you’re raking in tens of billions in profits by helping credit-elite borrowers purchase homes, couldn’t you lighten up on fees a little for everyday folks who’d also like to buy? more
I did my first big Twitter group tweet last week. It’s called a “tweetcast.” more
No matter what type of small business you have, it’s hard to know everything about running it the best way possible. Maybe you’re great at marketing, but stumble over balance sheets; or you shine as a leader, but social media has you stumped. Advice from outside advisers, technical experts or consultants can be critical to taking a business to the next level. more
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