Business Articles
  • Make Your Marketing Solve A Problem
  • by Wendy Maynard
  • Guest Author Wendy Maynard writes, "You may be engaged in a marketing activities that are working against you. Or, at the very least, are making sales more difficult. Instead of focusing on YOU, market yourself as an innovative problem solver."
  • Work At Home Moms Enjoy Family and Career
  • by Benjamin Scott
  • For decades, a woman has had to choose a satisfying career or a family, and often the choices did not coincide gracefully. Gone are the days, though, when a woman had to kiss her family life goodbye in pursuit of a career.
  • 7 Financial Strategies for Transitioning from Salaried to Solo
  • by Nina Ham
  • Knowing your comfort level with financial risk, and knowing some strategies for advance planning, will ease your transition into self employment. Also important is looking to the right places for support, and managing the inevitable fears.
  • Marketing to Women -- Can I Buy You A Clue?
  • by Denise OBerry
  • A while back a small business owner paid me a visit. He wanted help marketing his fitness business to women. Before we even started talking, he handed me his business card. The card was very professional and said all the right things. But it also included a huge blunder.
  • Sales 101: Handling the Angry Customer
  • by Daniel Sitter
  • No one enjoys being yelled out, cursed at, bullied or manhandled in any form, whether physically or verbally. It does however, happen at times. What options do you have to diffuse the situation? Can you separate yourself from the abusive behavior being directed at you before you lose your cool and strike back? How can you keep your emotions in check so that you might still accomplish your task?
  • Finding the Need is Only Part of the Sale
  • by Thomas Baskind
  • Finding the need is only part of the sale. To really succeed, you need to make a list of 'do' based questions that are relevant to your business.
  • by Inez Ng
  • Have You Hugged a Customer Today?
  • by Kathy Gulrich
  • Okay, I'll admit it. I just got off the phone with a telemarketer, and I actually enjoyed the call! Check out this article to find out why -- and why it's important to your customers, and your business.
  • Achieve Your Goal and Get Exactly What You Want!
  • by Wendy Maynard
  • No matter how ambitious your goal, you CAN achieve it. You do it by taking one little step at a time. Wendy Maynard provides specific tips to help you get exactly what you want.
  • Put Order and Information into File Names
  • by Mark Meshulam
  • A discussion of a little-explored area: How to add organization and meaning to names of files and folders. The author proposes using a file name composed of datestamp-locator-descriptor for optimum order and information communication.
  • CYCLING PROGRAMS & PONZI SCHEMES
  • by Judy Thompson
  • The article makes some comparisons between illegal Ponzi Schemes and the type of Cycling programs that exist in abundance on the internet. It is hoped that this article will help people to be able to distinguisjh a legitimate opportunity from one that is illegitimate or likely to fail.
  • Take Back Your Time
  • by Kathy Paauw
  • Managing our time is about clarifying priorities and being masterful at taking action on our intentions, rather than becoming a slave to the constant flow of events and demands on our time. When we operate in auto-pilot, we take action without thinking, which almost never yields the results we want. Time management is not just a tool like a calendar or a Palm Pilot. It is a foundational skill upon which everything else in life depends.
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