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How to Increase Sales in 3 Steps

If you want to get some new business, here are three quick tips that may help you boost your customer-list fast… 1. Make A List. Check It Twice. Look through all of your contacts and review the people you’ve met in your industry or at various conferences, local business meetings, presentations, etc. Then, make a list. Research [...]

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The Small Business Professor Gives Insights on Brother® Small Business Survey

A recent survey conducted by StartupNation’s friends at Wakefield Research for Brother® International, http://bit.ly/cIsNF5, indicated that small business owners “believe that stockpiling their cash now is the best strategy for survival.” The survey also revealed ways that small business owners plan to make their businesses more efficient this year. To find out more, I interviewed [...]

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Are you Utilizing Text Messaging?

Text messaging is becoming more prevalent everyday. How many people do you know who communicate via text? Chances are, it’s a large amount of people. Companies have taken notice and are now using texting for various uses some of which include: • Coupons • Gift card redemption • Receiving to-go orders • Reminding loyal customers [...]

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Get the Word Out!

Once you do your research and contact media members with targeted pitches, there are several other things you can do to build buzz about your business. As Step 7 in our “7 Steps to Successful Public Relations” at http://www.startupnation.com/steps/77/3856/1/1/public-relations-action-plan.htm states, it’s time to get the word out! Here are some additional activities to add to [...]

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