Dartmouth University professor of strategy and leadership Sydney Finkelstein has chosen his top business leaders of 2014 for Fortune magazine. Who made the list? Who got missed? You won’t be surprised to see Elon Musk on the list, but Jack Ma, executive chairman of Alibaba, is a new face this year. Check out the full […]
Struggling with engagement on Facebook? Here are the seven types of posts people actually want to read!
Cold calling potential clients is nerve-wracking and frustrating. If you’re struggling with cold calls, here are a few tips that will help increase your rate of success. First, you should focus all of the questions on your client, not on yourself. Ask about their wants and needs. Planning your questions in advance will allow you […]
Dharmesh Shah, co-founder of the newly public company Hubspot, has been studying the startup game for over decade and has some advice to dole out. Much of it goes against the conventional wisdom. For example, Shah says that a co-founder in your startup is essential; it’s hard work, and having someone sharing the load will […]
Is your New Years’ Resolution to be more productive? These scientific productivity tips will help you get there!
While everyone else is running around shopping, decorating, and visiting friends and family during the holidays, you, the small business owner, are working hard to attract new customers and secure repeat business. If you want to end the year on a high note, use holiday parties to get the word out about your business. Post […]
If you own a small business, you need a great email marketing program. But first, you’ll need the right email marketing service. So how do you find it? You’ll have to evaluate your business’ goals and needs before you can go about finding the one that’s right for you. Read the full article here: How […]
On the hunt for a new job? You’re probably focusing on the wrong things – here’s what hiring managers really want you to do!
A business plan is one of the most important things to have on hand if you’re seeking to raise money to fund your company. It can convince investors that you’ve thought your idea through and shows financial benchmarks you can be held accountable for. So what makes a great business plan? You should start by […]
Now here’s something useful! If you’re planning an email newsletter for your business, starting from scratch can seem like climbing a mountain. Luckily, there are plenty of places you can go to for email newsletter templates that will give you a great start on your way to a classy, customized newsletter! Go get ’em! Read […]