Want to step up your sales?

Essentially, your brand is your identity. If you find that managing the day-to-day headaches of a small business isn't for you, perhaps a viable alternative would be to consider investing in someone else's small business ' assuming that you have the ability to identify potentially successful businesses. What expertise, skills, or …

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Governance on a budget

Proactive operational systems control all business activities and deliver the desired and targeted results on time and on budget, in a super-efficient, super-fast, super-productive, and super-organized manner. To our way of thinking, we'd rather control that risk ourselves than place it in the hands of someone else. Yet, measuring value …

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What?s your best target market?

In some periods of the day you will have more custom than you can well attend to, while at other times you will have nothing to do. If for some reason you still don t see the need for or advantage of targeting a narrower market to sell your products …

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Prioritize the results

Never ask a residential broker to find industrial property. The best use of somebody else s money is to buy or build something that will make more money, both for you and for that person. If you continue to do business the same way, you won't improve or get better …

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Devote considerable attention to staffing

Endeavor to see what others fail to see--new possibilities of sales, new means of profit, new methods of doing things. If you can find or create an entrepreneurial enterprise inside (or alongside) a larger company, in addition to receiving significant managerial and operational responsibility, in many cases you can negotiate …

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Proof That Finance Really Works

Even if you don t learn anything new, getting a firm handle on your goals and objectives is a big help in deciding how you ll plan your business. Have you ever noticed that successful people always get up when they fall down? When you spend time doing all the …

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Sales secrets

Stocks are increments of ownership of a corporation. This is difficult to deliver without good systems in place, unless you are everywhere, making sure everything is done correctly. A great cook may have incredible accounting skills, but that doesn t matter in the kitchen of the new restaurant. Know your …

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Make the Sales department a happy place to work

Have you ever noticed that successful people who have their lives in order are also more active, involved, and generous with charities, their church, and volunteer organizations? A great place to work has an ongoing training program where employees are involved in at least forty hours of training every year …

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A good lawyer can help you

The accounting calculations and measurements are not a neutral model of the activated resources, but are the outcome of complex constellations of management choices. Even if your plan excites initial interest, it may receive only a few minutes of attention to begin with. Eventually, the consumer may face financial ruin …

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Insurance requirements for Finance

Following the above lines, and adding thereto good health and steady habits, you cannot fail to be promoted and to rise to the highest position of responsibility, if not even to actual partnership in the firm. If you are selling your products online, heavy ones will incur high delivery costs …

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Prospective Partners

Although businesses such as these can be successful, you do need money to support the business from its launch to the point at which it starts generating cash of its own; without any money, you will seriously struggle. Others may show how seemingly minor tweaks can produce outsized improvements in …

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A lazy person's guide to Governance

It may also help you to arrange supplier credit one of the most useful forms of financing to a small business. One of the primary reasons why many aspiring entrepreneurs continue to work for someone else is the string of financial and accompanying psychological obstacles they face in leaving the …

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Shifting client tastes

You don t want to create confusion in your consumer s mind. When you select clothing for an important occasion, odds are you try to pick items that will play up your best features. Ideally, you want a product or service that people will be prepared to buy without having …

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A poor approach to Accounting

They are relentless and unbending and have to be paid whether you are selling five units or 100 units or even no units at all. Dealing with it may be as simple as merely including a statement to the effect that you foresee no significant liability issues arising from your …

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