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benefits of starting a business right now

What Are the Benefits of Starting a Business Right Now?

There is a lot of negative news out there. Unemployment is still high. Small businesses are still struggling. It’s important to focus on the positives, and there are some positives out there for people that want to start a business. Despite economic uncertainty and an unchecked…

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How Can You Start or Grow a Business Right Now?

On this episode of #TheMoneyFactor, CEO Ian Varley and digital marketing specialist Kelly Elson discuss small business entrepreneurship during recessionary times. How can you grow or start a business right now? Why Start a Business or Grow a Small Business Right Now? So, Kelly, you see…

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Controlling Your Small Business #FearlessFactoring

Running a small business can get hectic. Small business owners constantly have to juggle multiple priorities, and inevitably you will drop a ball or two. When your time is stretched thin, your business could suffer. Delegating time intensive tasks to other employees can help free your…

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National Small Business Week

The Small Business Administration declared this week the National Small Business Week for 2020, and it’s been quite a year to handle for small business owners. Since the national emergency was issued in March, private employment dropped more than 15%, and the majority of those losses were…

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B2B Sales Tips

Business to business (B2B) sales techniques are different than selling to consumers. First, you are more likely to reach a gatekeeper or lower-level manager. The first challenge is catching your prospect at the right time. For cold calling, the best times to call are the first…

What Happens If Your Business Fails?

This week over 80 years ago, Frank Sinatra cut his first single as a vocalist in the Harry James Band. It flopped. Big time. The song sold only 8,000 copies, but Sinatra continued in his music career and has now sold over 150 million records worldwide.…

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How to Grow Your Business With Reviews

Customer reviews are important. The Yelp effect shows that reviews affect revenue. A one star increase on Yelp translates to about 5 to 9 percent increase of revenue. 90% of consumers read online reviews before visiting a business. And 88% of consumers trust online reviews as…

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Business Essentials: Managing Rapid Business Growth

This is Part 2 of a Business Essentials Series: Part 1 Being the owner of a small business means you have some experience with rapid business growth. One day it’s business as usual, and the next it’s wondering how to fulfill a massive purchase order for a…

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Things You Need to Start a New Business

Start-ups are a hot topic these days, with many small players having rocketed to the top of the marketplace in the past couple of decades. Here are the foundation elements you need to turn a good idea into a viable business. Things You Need to Start a…

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Meeting Deadlines in Business

Always consider the customer experience. Making your on-boarding process as painless as possible means greater customer satisfaction and potentially customer referrals. An important process is communicating timelines to meet your customer’s expectations. How to Meet Team Deadlines Set reasonable time frames and deadlines for your team…