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9 Signs Your Service Can Be Turned into a Product

The number of hours in a day limits how much a service provider can work -- and earn. But what if some parts of that service could be turned into a marketable product?

Are Loyalty Programs A Marketing Gold Mine?

Your customer loyalty program can be so much more than just a way to reach out to your customers.

Customer Service Mistakes You’ll Never Recover From

Gaining customers is hard work. Make sure you aren't losing them through preventable customer service blunders.

10 Examples of Great (Small) Investments for Small Business

Sometimes small investments lead to big returns.

3 Ways to Revive Burned Out Employees

Keeping your employees motivated and engaged can boost productivity and profitability.

Are Your Tweets Being Heard?

You've tried twitter and haven't noticed a boost in business? Try these tweaks to tune up your profile, your tone and your connections.

Should You Take More Breaks At Work?

Time is money, but only if you are using your time... energetically.

5 Types Of Employees That Are Destroying Your Business

You can't afford to hire -- or keep -- these five types of problem employees.

5 Psychological Hacks to Boost Your Bottom Line

Use the power of positive thinking (and four more psychological powers) to push you and your employees to greater productivity.

What to Do When the Wrong Person for the Job is You

Face it, even company founders are asked to move on, eventually. Here's how to plan ahead and lessen the blow.

Countering: What To Consider Before An Employee Gets Another Offer

Your high value employees are valuable to your competitors, too. Here's how to develop a counter-offer plan before another firm lures them away.

5 Reasons Your Customers Aren't Using Your Website

Make it easy for your customers to get what they want from your website or your competitors will.

How to Take the Pulse of Your Employees

Do you know what your employees REALLY think about you and your business?

Innovations In Advertising

Where won't clever marketers place their advertisements? Where will you?

10 Lessons From The Inc. 500

Inc. Magazine's annual list of the top 500 fastest growing businesses is out. How does your business measure up?

5 Lawsuit Mistakes You Can Avoid

You may not be able to avoid lawsuits altogether, but you can improve your outcome by avoiding a few mistakes early in the process.

6 Ways to Prepare for the Holiday Rush

The holiday shopping season is right around the corner. Are you prepared?

Entrepreneurs Versus Managers: Which are You?

Entrepreneur or manager? Either can build successful businesses. You've just got to know which one you are.

Affiliate Marketing, the IRS and You

If you're running an affiliate marketing program to boost your sales, be sure you're complying with IRS reporting requirements.

5 Principles Of Creating A Cultural Brand

Crossing the line between commerce and culture.