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6 Tips to Create New Sales with Successful Cold Calling

For most businesspeople in a lackluster economy, it’s important to create new opportunities with successful cold calling. Yes, it’s necessary to concentrate more efforts to create new sales. Attending mere networking events or depending on a high marketing budget aren’t sufficient for strong sales. OK, cold calling isn’t always easy, but you must if you want to dramatically increase sales in double-digit percentages. Develop and implement the right strategies. You’ll be in the all-important groove for a happy buying environment.

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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... [Read more...]

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11 Tips to Enhance Your Career as an Effective Writer

  As a career — whether you’re writing as an author or to generate content to market your business — effective writing requires two attributes. They are dedication and passion. Here are 11 tips: 1. Check your motives. Your immediate objective isn’t... [Read more...]

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How to Manage Your Employee Vacation Schedules for a Smooth Operation

  Depending on the size of your staff, managing around your employees’ vacation schedules can be a thorny issue. That’s especially true for a small operation. With just a few employees, it can be difficult to keep everyone happy and to cover the workload. Employees... [Read more...]

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Guidelines for an Effective CV to Land Your Ideal Job

  If you’re pursuing a career in academia or research, you know a curriculum vitae (CV) is a basic requirement to get consideration for a career position. It’s also applicable when applying for fellowships or grants. A CV contains more details than a resume,... [Read more...]

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To Give a Great Speech, 9 Tips to Manage Your Nervousness

  If you get nervous even at the thought of giving a speech, join the crowd. You’re not alone. Many people get nervous because they fear criticism, embarrassment, failure and/or rejection. Every person is different but physical symptoms from anxiety and fear are common. Nervous... [Read more...]

Planning

11 Tips to Enhance Your Career as an Effective Writer

As a career — whether you’re writing as an author or to generate content to market your business — effective writing requires two attributes. They are dedication and passion.

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Marketing / Sales

6 Tips to Create New Sales with Successful Cold Calling

For most businesspeople in a lackluster economy, it’s important to create new opportunities with successful cold calling. Yes, it’s necessary to concentrate more efforts to create new sales. Attending mere networking events or depending on a high marketing budget aren’t sufficient for strong sales. OK, cold calling isn’t always easy, but you must if you want to dramatically increase sales in double-digit percentages. Develop and implement the right strategies. You’ll be in the all-important groove for a happy buying environment.

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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

How to Manage Your Employee Vacation Schedules for a Smooth Operation

Depending on the size of your staff, managing around your employees’ vacation schedules can be a thorny issue. That’s especially true for a small operation. With just a few employees, it can be difficult to keep everyone happy and to cover the workload.

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Tech

8 Red Flags Your Web Site is Out-of-Date (Here’s What to Do)

Just like your finances, human resources and other aspects of your business, your Web site should be continuously monitored for red flags and to be sure it’s not out-of date. Yes, it’s time-consuming and expensive, but any problems should be solved. The trick is to do right, cost-effectively.

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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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