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Business Loan
Loan Application: 5 Common Mistakes Made by Businesses

    Applying for any type of loan requires you to jump through all kinds of hoops, but it can be especially difficult for a small-business owner who is just starting out (or even trying to expand an already thriving operation).  Think about it this...

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Manage Your Inbox with Email Archiving

Working In A Large Corporation Equals Email Overload

When you are an executive in a large corporation, managing copious amounts of email is part of your job description. You must keep track of tasks, know which projects are in process and...

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How to Deal with the Stresses of Working in the Business Industry

Do not let your anxieties get the best of you in the business world. It is important to know how to handle your anxieties and stresses. As a result, here is a list of techniques and suggestions on what to do in managing your business...

Flying high, by Mr.Dionysos
Starting up a Business: Just do it!

For many women who are interested in going into business, the biggest obstacle to getting started is simply getting started. If we get bogged down in doing market research, perfecting a business plan, doing surveys, questionnaires, and focus groups, and tinkering with...

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How To Run Your Business From Your Tablet

The iPad is one of the most impressive and versatile gadgets to hit the modern office in the last decade. Capable of running an entire library of business applications - from financial number crunching to visual presentations - the iPad can now help you run almost...

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5 Empowering Movies for Women

It’s not easy to find strong female role models on the silver screen.  For time immemorial, women have been portrayed as one stereotype or another (the damsel in distress, the femme fatale, the bookish librarian, and so on).  It’s rare to find a...

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Growth Doesn’t Have to Equal Inefficiency

Expanding your business is like a dream come true.  It’s more than you could have hoped for when you started out in a run-down building with patched walls and bars on the window (all you could afford).  Now you’ve got the money to move into a...

Spark and Hustle
Tory Johnson's Spark & Hustle

Three-Day Intensive Conferences for Current & Aspiring Small Business Owners

Tory Johnson was unexpectedly fired from a job she loved.  The scar from that experience led her to shift from employee to entrepreneur.  Since then, she's...

Burning Money
How to Make Sure Your Business Isn't Losing Money

There is a tendency in business to focus harder on bringing in more revenue than reducing waste.

The fact is, many businesses (perhaps yours included) make some of the same mistakes that cost them big money every year for no other reason than negligence and...

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Why Does Your Business Need Social Media?

Why Does Your Business Need Social Media?

Unless you've been living under a rock for the past five years (or at least living without internet access) then you probably know that social media networks are a big deal right now....

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Public Speaking to Promote Your Business

Your hands get cold and clammy.  You begin to tremble and find that you are short of breath.  Your stomach churns.  You are hyper-aware of the fact that everyone is looking at you expectantly, wondering what is wrong.  But no matter how much you...

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How to Draft and Refine a Business Plan

The key to starting your business off on the right foot is a smart and savvy business plan, as any business-school graduate will tell you.  You’ll need it to determine your immediate and short-term course of action, decide if you need investors or partners,...

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Five Principles for your Project's Success

Having done my Malcolm-Gladwell-esque "10,000 hours of experience" (in his book Outliers, Gladwell suggests that it takes 10,000 hours for someone to become an experienced professional, in any field), I feel like there are some fixed principles that apply to all...

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Top Ten Steps to Building your Business

My partner and I started our web design company with two Mac laptops, a burning drive and passion for connecting people to the Web, and our personal address books.

We were determined to focus on our core skills, which...

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Too Low, Too High? 12 Steps to Set the Right Price for your Product or Service

I've always believed that you must price your particular product or service at a level that provides value for others at a price they're willing to pay.

There are two parts of a price tag: one is the actual sale price of the item. The other is the...

Job Offers, by o5com
Losing Your Job May Be The Best Thing That Ever Happened To You

 

By Allison Maslan

You have heard the story many times. What seems to be a tragedy, such as in an illness, job loss or divorce ends up turning to triumph when the person ends up making drastic positive changes through their forced set of...

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Business Building: How Much does a Website Cost?

Through my company, I've been working as a web developer since 2004, and I've been coding websites since my first one in 1999, so here are some perspectives on that ongoing question: how much does a website should cost...

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Business Infrastructure - for Beginners

Are you self-employed? just starting out? Are you with a startup? Thinking about freelancing? Doing your own thing "on the side"? Recently laid-off and need a product or service up and running in the next thirty days? You're in business, ladies. Let's figure out your...

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5 Fabulous Ways to Benefit Your Community through Your Business

5) Be mindful of your choices.

Shop local, buy green, support women of color and encourage small businesses. We always have a choice: we have a choice in who we hire, we have a choice in which materials we use, and we have a choice in how we go...