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8 Simple Ways to Trigger Your Creativity

Success is 90 percent perspiration. Make the most of the remaining ten percent without breaking a sweat.

Make the Most of Your Business Expenses with Travel Rewards

These days, getting frequent flyer miles are more helpful than ever. The airlines are charging more and running less flights, but the demands of a business traveler haven't gone

4 Reports That Will Keep Your Business Thriving

4 important reports you should be reviewing for your business.

6 Considerations When Hiring a Celebrity Spokesperson

Planned carefully, a marketing campaign featuring a celebrity spokesperson can boost your profile and your sales. Planned poorly...

5 Finance Trends Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

2011 can be a very good year for entrepreneurs...if you stay on top of the economic trends.

5 Ways You're Sabotaging Your Business

What to do when the obstacle to success is you.

5 Ways to Stay Profitable in Changing Times

A few weeks ago, after enduring a major rainstorm during a cycling training event, I accepted a ride back to my starting point at a local bicycle shop. The shuttle driver happen

Doing Due Diligence on Contractors: Where to Start

A good contractor can make all the difference in the world. Unfortunately, so can a bad one. You need to choose your contractor with due diligence.

Make More, Save More With Project-Based Accounting

Get a handle on what constitutes a project and the resources required to develop, sustain, execute, and complete project-oriented assignments.

6 Things Your Business Needs More Than Cash

You need cash to meet payroll, cover overhead, pay suppliers, but if you're frequently short, maybe your business needs more of something other than cash.

5 Ways to Boost the Value of Your Business

When it's time to get out of your business will you be getting all you can out of your business?

Lessons from Sociology: 5 Tips to Help You Sell More

There are hundreds of business books, but one of the best isn't about business at all — it's called "Diffusion of Innovations," and it can improve your sales.

Fundamentals of Online Advertising

Online advertising is much cheaper than print advertising. But to get results, you've got to find your audience and test your pitch.

Take the Long View When Negotiating with Your Vendors

For many businesses, the prices your vendors ask can make or break you. And even if price is no object, your vendors' abilities to deliver products or services on time, while av

5 Ways To Make Time For Long-Term Projects

If you don't like project plans and planning, recall the 7 Ps: Proper Prior Planning Prevents Pitifully Poor Performance.

6 Google+ Myths Debunked

Google+ is not yet a month old, but already it's the subject of widespread myths about its worth to small business.

The 5 Secrets of Cash Flow Forecasting

Here are the five key secrets to accurately forecast and maximize the cash flow of your business.

3 Obvious Sales Strategies You May Be Neglecting

Whether you run a hair salon or high tech startup, these tips should help you improve your sales.

Accounts Receivable: An Unlikely Source of Cash

You can't spend the money that your clients promise you until you actually receive payment, but that doesn't mean that accounts receivable can't be a source of cash in the short

Merchant Credit Card Processing Costs: The Whole Story

A typical merchant will probably say that it costs around 2% to accept credit cards. But the discount rate they're thinking of isn't the only cost. If you're running a business,