Small Business Tips

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Determining If Franchising Is Right For Small Business Owners

Franchising can be a smart move for first-time small business owners and owners seeking to strategically expand their businesses. At the same time, not every franchise is right for every small business owner. For that reason, it’s important for owners to research and understand their franchise options before jumping into a business model. This article will offer small business owners guidance on how to find a brand, decide if franchising is right for them, and determine the right brand to partner with. Finding a brand When determining what brands to partner with, owners should assess complementary businesses and business models that offer similar costs of entry and return on investment propositions. When Value Place seeks to identify new franchisees to bring into the hospitality … [Read More...]

Business Operations Tips

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6 Tips for Inventory Management

Managing inventory and orders is an important part of business that should be taken very seriously. In many cases, not properly tracking these things can lead to mistakes such as lost orders, delayed orders, or even potentially losing a customer. Here are six tips on managing inventory and orders to allow any inventory-based business to grow without operational headaches. Tip 1: Understand … [Read More...]

Social Media Tips

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How to Engage Consumers with Facebook

Facebook, the social networking service that was launched nearly eight years ago by founder Mark Zuckerberg began as a tool for people to merely stay connected with their friends and loved ones. Today, it has evolved into what we have recently seen to be as a business-marketing tool. Many businesses small and large, are creating Facebook pages to promote their brands, tips, tricks and logos. The … [Read More...]

Small Business Funding Advice

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CrowdFund Your Startup! Raising Venture Capital Using New CrowdFunding Techniques

This is the first definitive book covering crowdfunding for startups using the recent JOBS Act. CrowdFund Your StartUp!: Raising Venture Capital using New CrowdFunding Techniques has 5 … [Read More...]

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How to Engage Consumers with Facebook

Facebook, the social networking service that was launched nearly eight years ago by founder Mark Zuckerberg began as a tool for people to merely stay connected with their friends and loved ones. … [Read More...]

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Avoid Costly Shipping Mistakes When Shipping Items Internationally

If you are a manufacturer or an online retailer shipping is the backbone of your business. There were probably times you and your accountants have had headaches over unexpected courier fees. To avoid … [Read More...]

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Improving a Companies Performance with a Simple Feedback System

It is difficult to improve a company’s performance without internal and outside feedback. It doesn’t matter what size the company is from a two man startup to a multi-national public company … [Read More...]

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5 Simple Techniques to Manage a Successful Office or Business

I have been a business owner since 1995, and have made my share of mistakes early in my career.  I have had to learn some very priceless lessons the hard way, and have lost many valuable clients … [Read More...]