Jeff Stibel on Quality vs Quantity Business Relationships

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Michael Simmons’ Forbes article titled “The Most Important Decision You Need to Make When Building a Network ” tackles the questions we are all wondering when it comes to establishing relationships. Creating an extensive network, both personally and professionally, is tempting, but it brings up the age-old dilemma: “Quality or quantity?” Initially, growth is both essential and […]

Raising Arizona [Capital]

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A couple of weeks ago we met Robert Reed, Founder and CEO of Expose Your Biz Online, at the Women Entrepreneurs Small Business Bootcamp in Phoenix, AZ. The odd twist to this chance networking tale is that we didn’t actually meet him face-to-face. Robert’s personality as we’ve found, and you will find after perusing his […]

Jeff Stibel on How to Conduct Interviews

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In a recent LinkedIn article written by Dun & Bradstreet Credibility Corp. CEO, Jeff Stibel discusses the value of alternative interview methods. Through the traditional interview process, the employers ask questions and candidates provide answers. While this clear-cut method may allow employers to get direct answers to their questions, they are oftentimes leading in nature and condition a […]

Mari Smith: Facebook Marketing Made Easy

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Welcome to our last Small Business Saturday podcast! We’ve really enjoyed sharing these retail tips with you, and we hope you’ll take full advantage of the advice given here to make the most of the holiday shopping season. We couldn’t have chosen a better last act: Mari Smith is a renowned social media strategist, speaker […]

Rieva Lesonsky: Boosting In-Store and Online Holiday Sales

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Joining us for our third Small Business Saturday podcast is Rieva Lesonsky, CEO, President, and founder of GrowBiz Media, who also contributes to SmallBizDaily.com and Smallbiztrends.com. Formerly the Editorial Director of Entrepreneur Magazine, she’s been helping small business owners in multiple capacities for over 30 years! Rieva sat down with us to share some of her insights […]

Barry Moltz: Top 5 Tips to Make Your Retail Business Boom

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The third installment of our Small Business Saturday podcast series brings advice from Barry Moltz. A lauded small business expert, Barry has founded, run, and advised small businesses for over 20 years. He’s also the author of four books focused on helping entrepreneurs succeed in their business ventures. He took a few minutes of his […]

Shashi Bellamkonda: Creating the Best Possible Customer Experience

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For the second installment in our Small Business Saturday podcast series, we’ve brought in a known leader in the small business sphere: Shashi Bellamkonda is the current Vice President of Digital Marketing at The Bozzuto Group, and an adjunct professor at Georgetown University, where he teaches a popular course in new media platforms.  He has been […]

RSVP to Make the Headcount

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We hear you, because we asked. We’re glad we did. As an SMB (please read: our country’s backbone), we want to hear your experience regarding government and corporate contracting opportunities include adjectives like; successful, steadfast, and maybe even something a little to the tune of easy-cheesy-piece-of-cake. Instead, your tales of seeking out these initiatives seem to […]

Carol Roth: Top 5 Tips to Make the Most of the Retail Season

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Are you ready to break your retail business out of the box this holiday season? Our entire team is thrilled to be supporting Small Business Saturday with American Express once again.  Although this year, we decided to mix it up a bit and run 5 short podcasts (5 minutes or so) with 5 business experts.  […]

Weekend Homework: Move fast to make the most out of Small Business Saturday

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You’re almost definitely aware of Black Friday and Cyber Monday, when “big box” stores and online heavyweights are flooded with consumers fighting each other over the best deals of the season and while we’re a huge fan of great deals (did you know we’re giving CreditSignal away for free???)… but this time of the year, […]

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