10 Tax Deductions for Residential Property Landlords

As investments go, small residential property landlords enjoy the most tax benefits. In a down year, rental property tax deductions can make a big difference whether you enjoy profits or suffer losses.

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Best Practices for Landlords in Renting Property

In this often litigious and incompetence and dishonesty in our society, it’s increasingly difficult to manage a rental property and to avoid poor-quality tenants. Here are solutions.

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How 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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Want a Wealthy Clientele? Lessons from Investment Firms

If you want a wealthy clientele, lessons from investment firms show you must focus on your relationship skills. You need to provide exclusivity, special client experiences with generosity and product quality. Here’s more.

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Want to Win in Tech Blogging? Simplify 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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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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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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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.

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B2B Telemarketing: Your 1st Priority Is to Build Trust

Telemarketing is, of course, a challenge. You must create a favorable first impression in your initial approach. This means building trust should be your primary goal. Here’s how.

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To Sell Ideas to Senior Executives, Tap into Their Emotions

If you want to persuade a senior executive, polish your soft skills. Whether you’re trying to sell your ideas to your CEO or you’re trying to sell to a key decision maker at another company, big data is important. But data isn’t the most important factor in persuading senior executives.

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Seattle business consultant Terry Corbell provides high-performance management services and strategies.