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How to listen to podcasts

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Photo Credit: Gavin Whitner Podcasts are an undeniable trend seeing rapid growth in the business world. Over 42 million people listen to these online shows…
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How to check your business credit report

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Your credit rating is a useful tool to help lenders evaluate your financial health. Your score is a reflection of your company’s ability to make payments on…
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Why you should perform a UCC or PPSA search ASAP

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One of the most fatal financing problems is out-of-date or inaccurate “security registrations” filed against your business. Security registrations are filed…
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11 online tools for creative entrepreneurs

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A successful company is built by hard-working entrepreneurs that know their business inside and out — and it always helps to have a little creativity on your…
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Turbo charge your email marketing with these best practices

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Part 2 of the “Do-it-Right Email Marketing” series. (Read Part 1 here.) Your email marketing program has just launched, and your first campaign has shown…
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How to Use Referral Sources to Increase Sales

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Do you want to routinely meet and exceed your monthly sales targets using referral sources? Want to increase your sales with a trusted network of contacts? Want…
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7 Quick Ways to Prepare for a Conference (& Stand Out From the Crowd)

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You’ve registered for the event, booked your flight and scheduled the time off in your calendar. Done, right? Not quite. There are some quick and easy things…
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Improve Your Financial Skills (With Free Premium Online Courses)

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All business owners are finance experts, right? For some, yes. But for many, this is a lifelong learning experience. There is always more to learn, and everyone…
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Need more time? Get these 5 quick time management tips

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Learn to maximize your schedule each day, and achieve your goals with time management tips. The following is a look at five of the most important time management strategies to reach your highest daily productivity levels.
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7 Important Steps That Will Improve My Business Credit

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“What exactly can I do to improve my business credit rating?” Here are 7 steps to improve & prepare your company to access a working capital loan or financing.