Tag: business growth

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September 9, 2015 3 questions to ask to grow your small businesses

Last week we wrote about the need to focus on both existing and new customers. With a new social media platform cropping up almost daily…

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March 11, 2015 5 ways to make referral programs work for you

Referrals can be one of the greatest sources of new business for many small businesses – particularly service businesses. In fact many businesses attribute their…

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November 19, 2014 Guaranteed! Rotting pumpkins and the value of a warranty.

The stench of rotting pumpkins sent me over the edge. For some time now, our trashcan has had a crack in the bottom. On occasion…

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May 28, 2014 12 seven and eight year-olds. 15 hours of baseball. Many lessons for small business owners.

This past weekend, my seven year-old played in his first baseball tournament. We knew (hoped) we’d be on the field for hours. What I didn’t…

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April 11, 2014 The value of borrowed credibility

A little while ago, we went on our soapbox about giving it away – providing would-be customers a taste of what you have to offer…

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