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Need Startup Capital? Try the Syndicate!

Need Startup Capital? Try the Syndicate!

| July 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

Capital is crucial to the success of any business. In many instances, capital is the first tangible roadblock the would-be entrepreneur must overcome. Some choose bootstrapping; others borrow on their credit cards, and an intrepid few seek out angel investors and vulture (I mean venture) capitalists. Fewer still, are sought out by VC’s and angel [...]

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How to Stay Productive when Travelling for Business

How to Stay Productive when Travelling for Business

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

If you are in a job that requires a lot of travel then there’s often the temptation to treat that travel time as downtime. However, even when you’re away from the office or on some kind of transport, it’s possible to stay productive. The right tools If you arm yourself with the right tools then [...]

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Customer Service Tips for new Businesses

Customer Service Tips for new Businesses

| July 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

Starting a new business can be daunting enough without having to worry about whether or not your customer service is up to scratch. It’s important that you have a customer service plan in place before you customers even need your support. This means that when the first issue arises, you’re able to deal with it [...]

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Ideal Customer Profiling – Why It’s Essential to Small Business Success

Ideal Customer Profiling – Why It’s Essential to Small Business Success

| July 12, 2014 | 0 Comments

Ask many small business owners who their target audience is and they will say ‘everyone’.What this often means is that they really don’t know. Defining your audience is an important thing to do in order to grow your business – and one of the most effective ways to do this is to create an Ideal [...]

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5 Quick Networking Tips

5 Quick Networking Tips

| June 21, 2014 | 0 Comments

Networking is one of the most important skills you can develop. When people ask me “Hey Anik, what’s the key to your success?” The simplest answer I give is, “my network.” Over the years, I’ve been blessed with a network that is filled with positive, successful people. Because of my network, I have a tremendous [...]

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WordPress Plugin Series: iFeature Slider

WordPress Plugin Series: iFeature Slider

| June 14, 2014 | 0 Comments

CyberChimps inc. has just released a new WordPress Slider plugin, the iFeature Slider Plugin. This slider plugin is very user-friendly. With the new Drag-and-Drop user interface built into this plugin, it takes only a few seconds to setup your sliders. Easily drag your images in and reorder them however you would like. Target Audience This plugin [...]

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Top 10 Social Media Blunders that can Easily Drive you Crazy

Top 10 Social Media Blunders that can Easily Drive you Crazy

| June 13, 2014 | 0 Comments

With all the significance attached to social media platforms, it has become very important for individuals to maintain a good social media persona. If you look at the social media accounts of celebrities, you’ll find how beautifully they’ve maintained the same. Although social media appears as a “Happy ride” for people of all age groups, [...]

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Presentation Is Key – Your First Trade Show

Presentation Is Key – Your First Trade Show

| June 5, 2014 | 0 Comments

When setting up a display at an event it’s half the battle one if your stall is aesthetically pleasing to the eye. Customers are going to be enticed by a good-looking display that crisp and clean, with simple and comprehensible signs. Nothing too complicated, and no stale coffee cups and sandwich wrappers on the edge [...]

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Understanding File Types From Your Designer

Understanding File Types From Your Designer

| June 3, 2014 | 0 Comments

Are you a new business owner ready to get your name out there? One of the exciting steps you’ll take on this journey is creating the Brand, or image for your company. Get ready to meet your creative designer! If this is your first time, you may find yourself frustrated by the amount of new [...]

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Seven Sicknesses of Financial Management

Seven Sicknesses of Financial Management

| May 27, 2014 | 0 Comments

Every business owner understands that cash flow is the lifeblood of his business. It follows that maintaining a healthy business means ensuring that cash flow is not interrupted because, interruption spells the death of the enterprise. Sound financial management is the key to maintain optimum cash flows. However, as businesses grow, customer relations become paramount, [...]

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