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Is it time to change your name?

Is it time to change your name?

04/21/17 09:31AM

If you change the product you sell, does your company need a new name as well? Let’s ask the expert. Peter Shankman is the founder of Shankminds Breakthrough. watch

Hire a business coach

Hire a business coach

04/21/17 09:31AM

Alfred Edmond, senior vice president and executive editor at large for Black Enterprise, explains why you might want to consider hiring a business coach to brainstorm new ideas for your company and help you understand trends. watch

What is a perennial? Are you one?

What is a perennial? Are you one?

04/21/17 09:31AM

Finding the right website or app to help give your productivity a boost is probably cutting into the time you need to get stuff done. Here are five of the best tools to help you cross items off of your to-do list from Entrepreneur. watch

Online Tools to Grow Your Business

Online Tools to Grow Your Business

04/14/17 10:31AM

From getting more organized, to keeping track of your credit rating and managing your inventory flow; there are many amazing apps and online tools that you should know about. We asked several entrepreneurs to tell us which apps help them to run their business more efficiently and profitably. watch

Key interview questions for hiring...

Key interview questions for hiring freelancers

04/14/17 10:31AM

There are plenty of jobs that you can hire freelancers to do if you don’t have the budget to hire more staff. The trick is figuring out what to ask when interviewing so that you hire the right candidate for the job. David Lewis, the President & CEO of OperationsInc provides four important questions to raise when interviewing potential... watch

A pet-lovers business that’s stuffed with...

A pet-lovers business that’s stuffed with success

04/14/17 10:31AM

These entrepreneurs had a rocky start with an outside agency that failed to deliver a workable website. Now with a network of loyal staffers and freelancers, business is booming. We sat down with the owners of Cuddle Clones, a successful ecommerce business based Louisville, Kentucky that makes uncanny stuffed animal replicas of their customer’s... watch

Top Tip: Obsess Over Your Customers

Top Tip: Obsess Over Your Customers

04/14/17 10:31AM

Nathalie Molina Niño, the co-founder and CEO of Brava Investments, explains that your greatest competitive advantage lies in fully understanding your customer’s wants and needs instead of worrying about what your competition is doing. watch

5 tools to help freelancers work smarter...

5 tools to help freelancers work smarter not harder

04/14/17 10:31AM

If you want to easily manage your own hours, keep track of your own profits and successfully chart your own way as a freelancer, there are apps and sites out there that can help you manage your gigs. Here are 5 handy tech tools to help you navigate the challenges of freelancing from Forbes. Many of these tools will help you streamline ton of... watch

Top Tip: Be Unapologetic In Your Brand

Top Tip: Be Unapologetic In Your Brand

04/14/17 10:31AM

Pia Silva is an entrepreneur, speaker, writer and partner at Wortstofall Design and she explains the importance of embracing your brand’s unique point of view in order to gain loyal followers, even if it’s not to everyone’s liking. watch

Elevator Pitch: GoGo™ Gift Bag

Elevator Pitch: GoGo™ Gift Bag

04/14/17 10:31AM

If you’re like most gift givers, you probably run around the house looking for a gift bag and the tissue paper to put in it. Our elevator pitcher Erin Borges the creator of GoGo™ Gift Bag has the solution. Her decorative gift bags come with built-in color coordinated tissue paper to help you save time and to make every present you give look... watch

Tips For Growing a Small Biz Into a Medium...

Tips For Growing a Small Biz Into a Medium Size Biz

04/14/17 10:31AM

Making a Leap: Many business owners are focused on getting ahead by keeping up with current trends and implementing new strategies so that they can turn their small business into a bigger company. So we asked entrepreneurs what exactly are they doing to make the leap? watch

5 spending hacks to save you money

5 spending hacks to save you money

04/07/17 03:18PM

When you’re running a small business on a tight budget, every extra expense from hiring additional staff to shipping products can weigh heavily on your cash flow. Financial expert Nicole Lapin has these 5 spending hacks to make your business more profitable. watch

5 ways to become a business influencer

5 ways to become a business influencer

04/07/17 03:18PM

You don’t have to be rich and famous to be an influencer. A little hard work, strategy and authenticity will help you become a leader. Here are 5 ways to be an authority in your industry from YFS Magazine. watch

How do you reach the best sales contacts?

How do you reach the best sales contacts?

04/07/17 03:18PM

If you don’t want to cold call someone, how do you find the right person to pitch yourself to as a potential sales partner? Let’s ask the expert. Steve Strauss is the senior small business columnist at USA Today. watch

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