Bad Business Reputation

The Price of a Bad Business Reputation

Bad Business Reputation

According to a 2017 consumer review survey, the majority of consumers trust online reviews. The survey has tracked consumer sentiment surrounding reviews for seven years, and the implications are just as important for massive companies as they are for micro mom-and-pop businesses. Because so many consumers are putting faith in reviews, negative reviews can have […]

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Learn how to write a strategic plan for your small business.

How to Write a Strategic Plan

Learn how to write a strategic plan for your small business.

When you start a business, you’re thinking about what is going to happen tomorrow or next week. You’re probably not thinking about what you are going to do next quarter or year. But as your business grows, you need to develop more of a future focus. You need to have goals and a plan to […]

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Read the best small business articles from April 2017.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

Read the best small business articles from April 2017.

Here are the best small business articles we read in April. We hope you find this advice for business owners as interesting and useful as we did.

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Small Business Project Management

4 Tips for Devising an Effective Small Business Project Management Plan

Small Business Project Management

In business, setting goals and working to achieve them is a constant. Business projects require different amounts of work, staff involvement, and budgets. To make sure you set goals for projects on a case-by-case basis, you can create small business project management plans. Learn about project management basics, why it’s important for small businesses, and […]

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Learn where to find your business mentor.

5 Types of People Who Can Help With Small Business Mentoring

Learn where to find your business mentor.

This column was originally published on Entrepreneur.com on 7/3/2017. Before you fulfill your dream of being a small business owner, you’ll need some help getting started. For small business mentoring, seek personal and professional expertise. When I first started a business, I didn’t always know who to turn to for guidance when I had questions. […]

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Your small business can use AI to make customers happier.

3 Ways AI Can Improve Your Customer Experience

Your small business can use AI to make customers happier.

Technological advances in the way we do business continue to progress rapidly. The area of artificial intelligence (AI) is one of the most exciting domains that is seeing significant growth, generating a ton of buzz in the business community as a result. A large number of companies, especially in the world of IT, are either […]

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Read the best small business articles.

Patriot’s Picks: The Best Small Business Articles

Read the best small business articles.

Here are the best small business articles we read in March. We hope you find this advice for business owners as interesting and useful as we did.

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Learn about managing remote teams

5 Challenges of Managing Remote Teams (and How to Overcome Them)

Learn about managing remote teams

Letting employees work remotely has many benefits. When you need to hire, you can attract more candidates by opening up your job search across the U.S. Telecommuting is among low-cost employee benefits that can improve employee happiness. And, the option to work remote can increase employee retention as employees move or grow their families. But, […]

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Find out how to use free sample marketing at your business.

How to Use Free Sample Marketing to Sell More

Find out how to use free sample marketing at your business.

Free sample marketing is one way you can draw in customers. By giving away free samples of your products or services, people can get a taste of what you offer. Then, they will hopefully be enticed to buy from you, increasing your business bottom line. Find out why you should try offering free samples, what […]

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Learn how to make an employee dress code policy for your business.

Tips for Creating an Employee Dress Code Policy

Learn how to make an employee dress code policy for your business.

Creating an employee dress code policy can be beneficial for your business. Dress codes can help you create your business’s image and keep employees safe. You can make your dress code policy for employees as formal or as casual as you want. But, there are some things you should consider when creating your policy.

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