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  • Are you a Visionary or an Executor? Twelve Tips to Make your Idea a Reality

    Being a visionary is great for inventors, idea people, researchers, and dreamers. Thomas Edison had an idea about a light source and perfected the light bulb after hundreds of tries. Steve Jobs had clear ideas about design and user interface of his products to entertain and inform users. Oprah...

  • Six Tips to Increase your B2B Roster of Clients

    One of the first questions for a new business owner, or for a firm that is streamlining operations, is understanding how to sell your products and services in an easier format. Your challenge is to tailor your processes to fit your business-to-business customers, and make it very easy for them...

  • How to Avoid the Pitfalls of Starting and Managing a Business

    This is a guest post by Maria Palma, author at Online Business Resources and The Good Life (originally posted February 28, 2008)

    Starting a business is...

  • 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 the item in question, we...

  • How to Travel Light and Look Fabulous

    Margaux Cameron is a guest blogger for An Apple a Day and a writer on sonography schools for Guide to Healthcare Schools.

    So must us chic girls...

  • 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 of our clients, who run...

  • Ten Steps to Manage and Protect your Online Identity

    These days your Google search results are your resume (or so some would have you believe).

    I use Gravatar to add a photo near my comments, and I keep my online profile up-to-date on most of the channels...

  • 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 were...

  • Top Twelve Things to Know -- For Green Businesswomen

     

    The beauty of our marketplace today is we can always find a green option. Let's choose the sustainable or eco-friendly option over the mainstream version. 

    Here are top twelve things that I think all green women in business know. Give yourself one point for each item you...

  • 10 Ways to Be a Resource for your Customers

    Here are ten ways to adopt a "resource provider" perspective when working with your existing customers.

     

    1. Make Connections.
    If your client is lacking people to help get a job done, find those people and connect with them. Your partners in your endeavors...

  • The Importance of Telling your Story

     

    We are far, far more interested in stories then we are interested in your sales talk.

    We're excited to hear the story of how you got into business.

    We're inspiried by the obstacles you face and how you overcome them.

     

    What is your story...

  • How to Treat Yourself with Respect and Care

    As individual human beings, I truly believe that each of us come with our own personalized operating manual and instruction book on how to live a joyful, fulfilled, prosperous life.

    • I truly believe that if you have a goal or vision for your life, and it stays with you and ignites...

  • 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? If we consider...

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