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How to effectively nurture and prune staff

The difference between success and failure could be the addition or subtraction of one employee. Blogger and award winning business journalist Jody Glynn Patrick tells you how to effectively nurture and prune staff.
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4 Steps to Calming Angry Customers

No one ever wants to read anything negative about their business online. But it will happen and how you handle it will help determine if your business sinks or swims. One of our newest bloggers Lisa Karl offers four tips that will help you keep your customer happy and hopefully coming back.
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How to use “If I, would you?” to close more sales

Having trouble turning that prospect into a customer? Small business pro Mike MacDonald shares technique with you that promises to save you and your potential customer money.
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Cyber Security Awareness Month

October is Cyber Security Awareness Month! Blogger and award winning journalist Barclay Pollak tells you where you can get tips and resources to help protect your business.
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What makes good collateral?

If you're a small or even medium sized business you may think you don't have the money to create printed, physical sales and marketing collateral. Blogger and award winning journalist Barclay Pollak explains why it is worth the investment.
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The primary goal of marketing

What's the real reason you market your business? Marketing guru and blogger Brad Miller reveals the answer in this blog.
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Do You Want Free Advice about Growing your small business? Join TDS’s Twitter chat!

Need help growing your small biz but you don't know where to turn? Blogger Stephanie Reed tells you when and where you can talk to other successful small business owners about the problem's you're facing.
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How strategic thinking shapes the future of your business

Eighty-five percent of entrepreneurs spend an an hour or less a month thinking strategically. Blogger and business owner Jackie Nagel explains why entrepreneurs need to spend more time working on their business and less time working in their business.
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