Dec. 20: Throughout the year, we asked some of the most successful business minds for their advice on how to make businesses grow and survive. Here's just some of what they had to... - 20.12.2009, MSNBC
23.11.2011 [The Guardian] - "If you are fully qualified, you can do anything and no one interferes with your business", says 45-year-old Mary Adhiambo, as she sits behind the counter of her business. She sells utensils, cosmetics, clothes and, although they are not on display
23.11.2011 [Mirror.co.uk] - Google Places is free, takes a few minutes to register and gets your business to the top of Google pretty much every day. Click on “Maps” on the top left of the Google homepage and you are away. 5About 20% of customers will usually pay more for a
23.11.2011 [The Independent] - If you run a package holiday operator, announcing that your business is in serious trouble – and companies do not go running to their banks unless they are are in a real mess – has consequences. For a start suppliers take fright and impose all sorts of
22.11.2011 [Telegraph.co.uk] - But what is good for the country isn't necessarily good for your business, so before jumping on the flight, make sure you have looked at the alternatives and at a worst case as well as a best case outcome. China isn't the only party in town
21.11.2011 [Social Enterprise Live (blog)] - ... such as Hub Westminster was more useful than sending them on an investment readiness course. The underlying message of both sessions seemed to be 'there is money out there if you can convince people that your business is likely to sell stuff'.
20.11.2011 [Expat Forum] - This packet includes your business plan and all your receipts and basically everything you are told to include. Again make sure you have a good lawyer who is familiar with this process. My pack was about 300 pages, a lot of that was the individual
21.11.2011 [Public Finance] - The reader is only reading your business case because you want them to invest in your idea. So tell them how much you want and what they get in return. This should be right at the start and transparent not some guilty secret you try to sneak in at the
18.11.2011 [Simply Business knowledge] - But the process of passing on your business can be a difficult one. Family business succession is fraught with potential problems - and it requires significant forward planning. Here are some simple tips to help you plan for successful family
15.11.2011 [Simply Business knowledge] - If you've not yet dipped your toe in, read more about setting up a Google+ Page for your business. Then check out some of the core features below, along with information on what they mean for your business. Circles are at the heart of Google+.
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03.11.2011 [Sleaford Today] - It is open to all businesses that are active in the local community, between one and three years old and full of potential. The business may have a great idea or product, or even found a new market and be the kind of businesses that will create new
07.11.2011 [Simply Business knowledge] - Try to offer as many payment options as possible – while understanding the potential cost to your business of methods like Paypal. You can attract customers away from your competitors with a simple, generous returns policy.
11.11.2011 [Simply Business knowledge] - This can help to make sure that you are able to cope with the most inclement weather and, hopefully, keep your business open. Indeed, keeping your business open is one of the main priorities during the winter. It is important that you have a plan in
10.11.2011 [Ilkeston Today] - TIME is running out to enter our competition and have the chance to give your business a real boost. The Ilkeston Advertiser's Local Business Accelerators competition is looking for the top fledgling firm's in our area – with mentoring from the
22.11.2011 [The Music Void] - ... investor confidence back into investing in digital music retail propositions it is important for rights owners to understand that perhaps lowering licensing fees in exchange for customer usage data is key to ensuring the viability of your business.