Tag: getting-started

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How to Win Over Your City’s Concierges to Boost Business

When you’re staying in a new city, whom do you ask for a restaurant or service business recommendation? If you’re […]

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The Worst Business Mistake I Ever Made — and What I Learned

Mistake: Trying to be your own CTO Lori Cheek, founder and CEO of Cheekd, a mobile dating app, said her […]

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How to Choose a Franchise that’s Right for You

If you’re looking to buy a franchise, you’re going to do your due diligence to make sure it’s is a […]

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3 Things Business Schools Teach that Every Owner Should Know

Of course it doesn’t take formal business school training to start or run a business. Like all business owners, I […]

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How to Boost Profits by Serving Tea

Coffee may still dominate when it comes to American hot beverage preferences, but tea is on the rise. And for […]

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Tips for Training Your Employees More Effectively

Unless you hire employees with exactly the skills you need, training is a must. (And even if the employee has […]

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How to Throw a Successful Grand Opening

The grand opening of your small business is a cause for celebration. It’s also an opportunity to make a grand […]

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5 Advantages of Being a Franchisee versus an Independent Business Owner

Owning a franchise isn’t for everyone. It requires strict adherence to someone else’s guidelines, product specs and processes. This poses […]