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Survey: Business Leaders Give School Trips High Marks

Survey: Business Leaders Give School Trips High Marks

| November 29, 2011 | 1 Comment

Remember all those school trips that you would beg your parents to let you go on? It turns out it wasn’t only fun and games. The results of an online poll suggest those trips could have been the key to the future success of entrepreneurs and business leaders. According to the Brightspark Edu-Travel Report, 94 […]

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Bring Your Business to The Social Web

Bring Your Business to The Social Web

| September 9, 2011 | 0 Comments

Your customer’s buying patterns have changed. With the advent of DVR, online radio, and ad blockers, traditional “outbound” marketing tactics like commercials and paid advertising just aren’t working as well anymore. With this crazy upheaval in marketing, what’s a business owner to do? Say hello to the social internet. If you’re not a full time […]

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Why a Business Plan is More Important than You Think

Why a Business Plan is More Important than You Think

| August 12, 2011 | 8 Comments

Becoming a business owner for the first time in 1977, Bruce Doyle has now owned and operated 27 businesses, 18 of which were developed from conception. Bruce has streamlined businesses that all perform predictably and profitably without his day-to-day input. He has been ranked “Global Coach of The Year”, “Victorian Coach Of The Year” and […]

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Businesses Don’t Fail. People Fail.

Businesses Don’t Fail. People Fail.

| August 11, 2011 | 18 Comments

Admittedly, people do fail and they do make mistakes. But it is a greater failing if those mistakes are not identified or even worse, if those mistakes are repeated. It is much easier to say: ‘My secretary forgot’, or ‘The production foreman overlooked it’, or ‘The supplier is always late’, than to admit that you […]

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5 Survival Tools for Small Business Owners

5 Survival Tools for Small Business Owners

| July 27, 2011 | 6 Comments

Every business owner has their go-to tools and resources that they can’t live without. They are vital components that enable their business to function. Yes, there are hundreds of tools out there and every business owner and industry will require different tools. My business specializes in marketing, public relations, event planning and social media. The […]

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4 Reasons Every Small Business Needs to Outsource

4 Reasons Every Small Business Needs to Outsource

| July 2, 2011 | 9 Comments

Buried in paperwork? Need to cut costs? Not enough hours in the day? Try outsourcing… Outsourcing is a relatively old phenomenon that has recently gotten a modern makeover. In the 90s we used outsourcing to refer to big business sending jobs offshore. Today, outsourcing simply refers to subcontracting an internal business function to an outside […]

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5 Steps To Delegate Your Business so Your Company Can Grow

5 Steps To Delegate Your Business so Your Company Can Grow

| May 25, 2011 | 3 Comments

A day in the life of a busy entrepreneur usually consists of many cups of coffee, sifting through an extensive amount of spam, and extensive procrastinating. We need people to work for us while we don’t, or so we can focus on important aspects of our business. Unfortunately, the internet is overloaded with information on […]

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Never Take Shortcuts or Risk Killing Your Business

Never Take Shortcuts or Risk Killing Your Business

| February 18, 2011 | 1 Comment

I guess, at 27, that I’m decently aged enough to be able to have some really insightful and profound life advice for the Under30CEO crowd.  I mean, I’ve lived a really long time so I should have at least picked up a couple of great pieces of advice by now right? The most simple, powerful, […]

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The Deep, Dark Blog Hole and How to Avoid Getting Sucked In

The Deep, Dark Blog Hole and How to Avoid Getting Sucked In

| October 21, 2010 | 25 Comments

Not so long ago, we started a blog. The goal was simple: get the word out about our new business venture, and gain an audience before launching a product in the coming months. It all sounded so simple. Create good content. Work on SEO. Comment. Guest post. Build a community. No one warned us of […]

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How to Reduce the Risk of Chargebacks at Your Startup

How to Reduce the Risk of Chargebacks at Your Startup

| July 23, 2010 | 3 Comments

Many startups have nightmares about chargebacks: when a customer disputes a charge on their credit card, usually due to fraud concerns. The good news is that although chargebacks can be annoying, they are usually a very small percentage total transaction volume—0.015%-0.025% of total credit and debit transaction volume is charged back. Here are some useful […]

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