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Should You Try For a Spot in a Business Incubator? The Pros and Cons

Business incubators can be very enticing for new entrepreneurs. They promise things like an instant mentorship network, camaraderie with other startup owners, shared resources like office space, and even the [...]

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Hiring for Growth: How to Find People Who Add Maximum Value

To get big business growth, you’ll need to grow your team. Most business leaders understand that. But hiring is inherently risky -- to cash flow, and company culture. You can [...]

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Be Prepared for These Business Growth Challenges

Things would be easier if we could just hit the business growth benchmarks we’ve been striving toward. At least, that’s what we tell ourselves. In reality, problems don’t disappear once [...]

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It's Time to Take Marketing Your Business Seriously

Small business owners often have a love/hate relationship with marketing. On one hand, they know it can get results -- even if it’s just because they see other businesses marketing [...]

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Office Space Doesn't Have to be Complicated

As your business grows, the desk in your spare bedroom or basement may seem increasingly inadequate for running your business. Maybe you’ve even started to look into a professional office [...]

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Growing Your Company Through Partnerships and Alliances

Your business’ competitive landscape probably isn’t so different from the ocean -- a dynamic ecosystem in which each organism is fighting for survival. That’s why we should take a lesson [...]

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The Pros and Cons of Bootstrapping and VC Funding

Thanks to shows like Shark Tank, America has a front row seat to entrepreneurs’ quest for venture capital. We love to watch winners emerge jubilantly after their deals, looking a [...]

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Don't Neglect Your Business' Backend

If your business were a concert, the client-facing functions would be the rock stars. Things like product design, sales and client relations belong on stage, commanding everyone’s attention as they [...]

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Sales: Are You Ready to Take it Seriously?

Have you been dragging your feet when it comes to selling for your business? Sure, you may have earned your revenue from word-of-mouth client referrals, contacts in your network, or [...]

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Why Setting Goals is the Only Way to Determine Success for Your Brand

What if there wasn’t a finish line at the end of a marathon you were running? While some diehard runners may continue to push for their own personal bests, others [...]

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