Featured #1

Why Businesses Can Make More Sales Revenue with CRM

Conclusions from sales and marketing research are head-slappers. Increasingly, businesses are using customer relationship software (CRM) but they’re not using it for maximum revenue. That’s the conclusion from a Velocify study, study “The Impact of CRM on Sales Lead Response.”

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Featured #2

Want a Wealthy Clientele? Lessons from Investment Firms

  If you want a wealthy clientele, lessons provided by investment firms show you must focus on your relationship skills. Trust is a vital component to build relationships. For wealthy clients, this means you need to provide exclusivity, special client experiences with generosity... [Read more...]

Featured #3

Blogging? Simplify Your Tech Articles for a Rosy Response

  In content marketing, painting the right picture with words – simplicity as in a garden of roses – yields better results. Complex, technical pieces don’t have to be monotonous. You want your audience to relate to your writing, right? Simplicity is important if you... [Read more...]

Featured #4

4 Tips to Get Your Money’s Worth from a Consultant

  To get your money’s worth from a consultant, you might be surprised to learn you have to use best practices in your role as the client. “Huh?” you’re probably thinking. For strong results, it’s not just a matter of hiring a consultant, forgetting about it and... [Read more...]

Featured #5

Seeking a Job? Your Rights in Background Checks

  If you’re seeking a job, you may or may not be accorded the same rights in background checks as other applicants in the United States. Why? There isn’t a norm you can expect in background checks, according to an expert at Backgroundchecks.com. The company performs... [Read more...]

Featured #6

Use Google Alerts to Land An Unadvertised Job

  There’s a hidden job market. Many of the best job openings aren’t advertised. So it behooves you to be strategic to create or uncover secret opportunities with Google Alerts. With Google Alerts, you can get an inside track for the best job — by monitoring... [Read more...]

Planning

4 Tips to Get Your Money’s Worth from a Consultant

To get your money’s worth from a consultant, you might be surprised to learn you have to use best practices in your role as the client. For strong results, it’s not just a matter of hiring a consultant, forgetting about it and expecting work to get done. You’ll get top results after retaining a consultant if you’re at the top of your game as a client. Here’s how.

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Marketing / Sales

Why Businesses Can Make More Sales Revenue with CRM

Conclusions from sales and marketing research are head-slappers. Increasingly, businesses are using customer relationship software (CRM) but they’re not using it for maximum revenue. That’s the conclusion from a Velocify study, study “The Impact of CRM on Sales Lead Response.”

[Read more...]



Wall Street

How Twitter Levels the Playing Field for Small Cap Companies

  Good news for venture capitalists and entrepreneurs who are known to kvetch that that their companies fall below the radar screen of Wall Street analysts and the media. It’s widely known that mainstream media coverage seems to favor large companies over small ones. It’s a valid concern. (Disclosure: Every weekday, this portal’s business video page [...]

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Operations

Minimizing Liability and Managing an OSHA Inspection

Government is making it harder and harder to run a business. Many business owners dread onerous government regulations, including from OSHA.

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Finance

Fair-Value Accounting Standards Aren’t ‘Fair’ — Stanford Professor

Transparency became a priority following all of the shenanigans that led to the financial crisis and the Great Recession. Banks drew fire because they used traditional accounting principles in order to downplay their huge losses from junk mortgages. The banks valued their financial assets on their original costs. That was problematic but reforms are unfair, according to a Stanford University accounting professor.

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Human Resources

Seeking a Job? Your Rights in Background Checks

If you’re seeking a job, you may or may not be accorded the same rights in background checks as other applicants in the United States. Why? There isn’t a norm you can expect in background checks, according to an expert.

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Tech

Blogging? Simplify Your Tech Articles for a Rosy Response

In content marketing, painting the right picture with words – simplicity as in a garden of roses – yields better results. Complex, technical pieces don’t have to be monotonous. Simplicity is important if you want to reach financial decision-makers not just geeks — especially in small to medium enterprises. Here’s how.

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Public Policy

Minimizing Liability and Managing an OSHA Inspection

Government is making it harder and harder to run a business. Many business owners dread onerous government regulations, including from OSHA.

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