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6 Items You Need on Your Business’s Summer To-Do List

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Forget those lazy summer days—now’s the perfect time of year to get down to business! While you may feel like taking it easy during the summer months, there’s really no better time to do a little planning and preparation for the second half of the […]

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5 Steps to Awesome Customer Service

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For all businesses—large and small—one thing should always be at the forefront of their minds: providing excellent customer service. As a small business it’s likely that you don’t have a dedicated customer service department, so here are five simple steps to ensure your customers leave happy and, most importantly, keep coming back.   1. Provide […]

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The Entrepreneur’s Cheat Sheet to Local Marketing

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   For years, local businesses shunned websites and internet marketing because they assumed they didn’t need it. After all, being listed in the Yellow Pages was sufficient, right? These days, no matter whether you serve a one-mile radius or a 10,000-mile radius, being online is a […]

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5 Reasons Your Biz Should ‘Hop’ on the Easter Bandwagon

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at Bizlaunch.com That’s right—Easter is just around the corner, and guess what? Given that it’s one of the most profitable holidays on the calendar, it offers the perfect opportunity to kickstart a themed marketing campaign to get your biz’s profits leaping. If you don’t have any big Easter […]

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5 Tips For Making More Teamwork Happen

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Building a winning small business team may seem like a fairly simple task, but as many entrepreneurs have discovered, it’s not as easy as it sounds. Hiring employees for your biz can be hit and miss—sometimes you get lucky, and sometimes it just doesn’t work […]

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5 Steps to Making More Sales Happen

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   As any entrepreneur will be well aware, the only way to run a profitable company is to generate a regular income. Without it, a business simply can’t exist. And it’s for this reason that having a clear, regularly updated sales plan is the key to […]

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5 Tips to Get You Organized For Tax Season

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at Bizlaunch.com For those who aren’t so good with numbers (and perhaps even for those who are), tax time inevitably brings about a certain degree of stress and anxiety. But the truth is that tracking your company’s finances is the key to maintaining a healthy business. With the […]

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Social Media 101: Five Ways To Boost Your Sales

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This week we’ll be sharing the second instalment of our January Small Biz Social Media series as a follow-up to last week’s post, #Hashtag 101: A Beginners Guide to Hashtags. Today’s article is all about social media and the ways in which you can leverage its power to boost your sales through tried-and-tested social media […]

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No Smoke Without Fire: How One Entrepreneur Turned His Burning Passion Into a Profitable Business Venture

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Often an entrepreneur’s best chance of success is to offer something that’s unique to a marketplace that needs what your business has to offer. Finding that niche can clear the field of potential rivals and give businesses a distinct advantage in a sea competitors. But […]

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A Merchant’s Tale: Find Out How One Enterprising Biz Owner Made Buying and Selling Small Business His Business

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By Stefanie Neyland, Small Business Content Developer at BizLaunch.com   Think you have to invent the next best thing since sliced bread to launch your own business? Think again. When we hear the words ‘small business’, visions of entrepreneurs with big ideas and big dreams spring to mind. We think of the ‘a-ha’ moment, the […]

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