The Insider: Business

How to Better Your Business Without Networking

For introverted entrepreneurs who hate the thought of networking, here are five ways to boost business without leaving your desk.

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6 Principles of Influence to Grow Your Bottom Line

Leverage Dr. Robert Cialdini's six principles of influence to improve your small business sales strategy and grow your bottom line.

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15 Tips to Get Rid of Entrepreneurial Burnout

Entrepreneurs often work too much. Here are 15 ways to cure yourself after burning out your creativity, motivation and energy.

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Make Email Follow-Ups Systematic, Not Stressful

People fail, but systems usually don't. Here's a simple and free way to streamline your inbox and guarantee more email responses.

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15 Tips to Securing Product Distribution in National Retail Chains

How do you get your product on the shelves of retail stores? Successful young entrepreneurs share their proven strategies.

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How to Expand Your Client Base Through Public Speaking

Conquer your fear of public speaking and expand your client base at the same time. Alexia Vernon shares five ways to take on the podium.

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What Does Facebook's IPO Mean for Gen Y?

The largest startup of Gen Y's lifetime will soon go public. What does that mean for the rest of us?

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Why Customer Feedback Is Valuable to Your Business

How much can you gain from getting customer feedback? The truth is there's absolutely nothing to lose.

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Is Presentation Everything? Sales and Packaging Explained

Though the quality of your product is important, sales and packaging can make or break your business.

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Beyond Facebook and Twitter: Boutique Social Networks

If your business is to stay social media savvy, maintaining accounts on Facebook and Twitter isn't enough.

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Marketing Doesn't Matter If Your Customers Aren't Served

How far can your marketing go if you have dissatisfied customers? Matt Mickiewicz shares his golden rules for great customer service.

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How Failure Can Be a Happy Blessing

Sometimes, hitting rock bottom is the only way to the top. Here is Robert Sofia's story of failure and, therefore, success.

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Forget Marketing—Focus On Public Relations

While advertising is paid for, publicity is prayed for. Stop spending money on marketing and be featured for free instead.

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5 Ways to Rock Your Newbie Entrepreneur Status

Being a new entrepreneur can be scary and rife with mistakes. But with the right support system—and a little perseverance—your entrepreneurial dream doesn't have to be such a nightmare.

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Entrepreneurship As Art: What's Your Masterpiece?

It doesn't matter what industry you're in; every entrepreneur should aspire to be an artist. Louis Lautman share how to unlock entrepreneurial creativity.

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Building Credibility with E-Commerce Customers You Can't See

Brick-and-mortar stores earn customers' trusts with cheerful greetings and eye-pleasing displays, but e-commerce businesses must work a lot harder. Here's Anthony Saladino's strategies for building credibility with customers that you can't even see.

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How To Start Actively Marketing Yourself

Switching from a steady salary to your own freelance entrepreneur? Stop chasing project job boards and bring the business to you by actively marketing yourself effectively.

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Young Entrepreneur Council Honored by White House

November gave the YEC plenty of opportunities for gratitude, let us count the ways.

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How to Be a Full-Time Student and Run a Profitable Business

Therese Kuster, co-founder of TargetClick Marketing Solutions, discusses the challenges of being a full-time student and business owner.

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5 Steps for Turning Customers Into Brand Advocates

Strategies for creating a personalized experience and establishing a long term customer relationship.

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