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Subscriptions: A Business Rockstars Minute
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Subscriptions: A Business Rockstars Minute

There is a powerful business model that is coming into prominence with the rise of SaaS (software as a service) business models for tech companies.... More »

People Invest in People -- an Overlooked Aspect of Private Investing
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People Invest in People -- an Overlooked Aspect of Private Investing

To say technology has transformed the way people interact with one another, in business and personal contexts, is an understatement. Fifteen years... More »

Most Small Businesses Don't Know Their Search Marketing ROI
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Most Small Businesses Don't Know Their Search Marketing ROI

Figuring out the return on your investment in local search marketing can seem like solving a puzzle. Nearly 60 percent of small businesses... More »

Building a specialized business? Special Tomato and Adaptivemall Understand
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Building a specialized business? Special Tomato and Adaptivemall Understand

When Chairman Tim Bergeron started Adaptivemall.com in 1998, the notion of actually earning a profit doing e-commerce was a mere gleam in some... More »

4 Steps to Starting a Conversation about Changing Your Culture
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4 Steps to Starting a Conversation about Changing Your Culture

Wondering how to fix your business’s culture? If you’re like most business leaders, you probably are. VitalSmarts founders and... More »

Do Your Employees Believe That You Value Innovation? Probably Not
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Do Your Employees Believe That You Value Innovation? Probably Not

Bosses beware: Researchers say most of you are out of touch with your employees’ day-to-day work experience. A study of 1,200 employees, managers,... More »

How Great Tech Support, Even for a Product That’s Not Yours, Can Win Customers
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How Great Tech Support, Even for a Product That’s Not Yours, Can Win Customers

Back in the late 1990s, the tech support team at Yonatan Stern’s former company CardScan was swamped. It was the days before USBs. In order to... More »

This CEO Developed a Cadence to Profiting with Tech Startups
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This CEO Developed a Cadence to Profiting with Tech Startups

You don’t need to spend more than a few minutes speaking with Yonatan Stern to know that he’s not your usual tech company leader. A... More »

Buying an Existing Business
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Buying an Existing Business

Maybe you’ve already owned or operated a small business. Perhaps this is your first. Sure, you have to review the numbers. But what else is important... More »

Targeting Health Clubs and Swanky Hotels, But Finding a Purpose in Flint
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Targeting Health Clubs and Swanky Hotels, But Finding a Purpose in Flint

Rich Razgaitis cofounded FloWater in 2013 on a mission to eliminate single use plastic water bottles and their destruction of the environment. Swanky... More »

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