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Tips for Effective Networking

Networking is a great way to gain exposure for your small business. But there is a right way and a wrong way to approach business networking. What can you do to move toward business networking the right way?

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Master Your Next Networking Event!

No matter the size or intensity of a networking event, there are a few basic things you can do to be a networking master and get the most out of the event – not just a heap of new business cards.

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How to Give a Great Presentation

Do you know how to give a great presentation? Presentations can be important even in small businesses. Here are some tips when it comes to presentations.

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What is Mystery Shopping?

Learn how mystery or secret shopping can be a valuable tool for improving your business experience.

6 Steps to More Loyal Customers

Learn how to gain more loyal customers and increase profits at the same time from Kevin Stirtz, The Amazing Service Guy.

Small Business Merchant Accounts

If you are a small business and want to take credit cards as a payment option for your product or service, you need to open a merchant account. Find out more about merchant accounts in this article.

How/Where To Source A Prototype For A New Product

After thinking of the great product idea for your small business, the next step is to make that idea real. There are endless possibilities for your prototype, but where do you begin? This article covers how and where to source a prototype for your new product.

Get Expert Advice on LinkedIn

LinkedIn is the most popular professional networking site on the Web. With over 60 million members, including executives from all Fortune 500 companies, LinkedIn is an invaluable resource for any business.

The Value of Linking In with Industry Groups

It seems that the world is getting connected, whether it’s through Facebook, Twitter or any number of other social networking sites. Of course, small business owners have long realized the power of establishing and maintaining connections, so it’s no surprise that many have been proactive in using the potential offered through LinkedIn’s industry groups.

A Guide to Email Clients

As a small business, you rely on email to communicate with clients, suppliers and coworkers, basically, everyone on planet Earth with an Internet connection. Making sure you have the right email client to suit your business’s needs can mean increased productivity and, in some cases, even save you a little money. Here’s a quick guide to the four most popular email clients.

Presenting Your Product to a Potential Buyer

You have set up a meeting with a potential buyer…now what? Preparing a great presentation will give your product a better chance of making it on to the buyer's shelves.

How To Arrange Meetings with Buyers for Your New Product

You have a small business and a great product to sell, but how do you get a meeting with a buyer? Here are some tips for you to get your product to the right buyers.

How to Get Distribution for Your Product

You have a great product, now how do you get it distributed? This article outlines a few options to get your product on to store shelves.

Turning a White Paper into Real Green

Using white papers to generate leads for your business.

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What is Mystery Shopping?

Learn how mystery or secret shopping can be a valuable tool for improving your business experience.

In Customer Service the Little Things are Big

Learn how important it is to pay attention to all the information you receive about your customer service - and how important even the small enhancements in customer can make a big difference from Kevin Stirtz, The Amazing Service Guy.

6 Steps to More Loyal Customers

Learn how to gain more loyal customers and increase profits at the same time from Kevin Stirtz, The Amazing Service Guy.

3 Ways to Improve Your Online Customer Feedback

3 simple ideas for improving the feedback you receive from your customers by Kevin Stirtz, The Amazing Service Guy.

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How to Handle Customer Complaints

Learn what to do with those pesky, but valuable customer complaints from Kevin Stirtz, The Amazing Service Guy.

Kevin Stirtz, The Amazing Service Guy

Expert customer service advice from Kevin Stirtz, The Amazing Service Guy.

Testimonials Can Increase Sales on Your Web Site

If you own a business and do not have customer referrals or testimonials, then first and foremost, start asking for them! Most customers are willing to provide a testimonial, but with everyone’s busy schedules these days, they simply don’t think to do it unless you ask.

Product Descriptions that Sell

Product descriptions are one of the most important parts of an ecommerce Web site. They can help you reach your two main business goals: To increase sales and decrease returns. Here are some tips to help you write product descriptions that sell.

Drive Traffic to Your Web Site with Social Bookmarking

Social bookmarking sites offer a free way to drive traffic to and raise awareness of your Web site.

How and Where to File Sales Tax in Your State

Link to your state's website for more information on filing sales tax in your state.

Seven Ways to Monetize Your Website

You’ve built a Web site, and you’re getting a decent amount of traffic. Now it’s time to make some money! We’ve compiled seven ideas on how you can turn a profit from your Web site, or at least make it pay for itself.