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A Guide to Giving Sales Commissions

The amount of of commission depends on a host of factors, most notably the typical commission structure in your industry.

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5 Tips for Building Strong Relationships With Clients

Forging solid business ties seems simple on the surface, but this requires time, effort and tact.

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Why Security Should Be Top of Mind When Creating a Business

Because startup founders can be slow to install safeguards against cyber attacks, criminals often target new companies.

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Startup Founders, Treat Yourselves Right From the Get-Go

New companies should provide an environment that the owners themselves would want to work at.

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Want Your Startup to Dominate the World? Start Thinking Globally -- Now.

While running a small business is already a massive undertaking, the need to think globally from the start is vital if you want your company to grow...

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In the Face of Sudden Tragedy, How This CEO Was Able to Rise Anew

Just three weeks after moving to Atlanta for her very first CEO role, JuE Wong's husband died of a heart attack. This is her remarkable story.

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Your Business' Legal Game Plan for the Summer Slowdown

While your company's pace is at a manageable hum, check for overlooked permitting issues and that all operations comply with regulations.

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6 Reasons Why You Should Build an Information Marketing Business

If you're trying to determine they type of business to start, we'll give you 6 reasons information marketing might be a good choice for you.

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How to Get Into the Nation's Elite Accelerators

We've polled advice from some of the leading minds in accelerators on what you need to get started.

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Being Interviewed by the Press? Here's How to Prepare.

Put your best foot forward when talking to reporters.

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5 Business Travel Tips That Will Improve Your Life

Many entrepreneurs spend a lot of time on the road. Here are a few tidbits of advice on how to make your time away from home more enjoyable.

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8 Steps to Creating an Effective Advisory Board

While the key responsibility rests with the entrepreneur, this panel of subject-matter experts can fill key knowledge gaps.

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How to Get Publicity When You Have No News to Share

Tips for getting media attention for your business, even if you don't have a new product, service or website to brag about.

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6 Ways to Improve Workplace Safety Without Going Broke

Adopt a proactive approach to save your small business from physical danger and financial peril.

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Risk is the Admission Fee of Entrepreneurship

After recognizing an opportunity, you have to assess the costs, both financial and personal, to pursuing it.

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3 Key Players to Help Your Launch Team Soar

Because a founder can't possibly possess every skill, recruiting these individuals can help make your business hum.

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From Idea to Successful Tech Company in 8 Steps

After building your product, it's important to scale up with an expanding sales staff and partnerships.

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5 Steps for Creating a Long-Term Plan for Your Startup

Having a clear vision of your company's long-term trajectory is essential to ensuring its success.

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7 Ways Fashion Startups Can Become the Next 'Rent the Runway'

Jennifer Fleiss of Rent the Runway reveals how a startup can keep even the ritziest fashionistas allured by its user experience.

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Domino's Introduces 'Dom,' a Siri-Like Voice Assistant to Process Pizza Orders

A computer-generated voice tool named Dom will enable users to customize their pies and also browse local menus and coupon offers.

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3 Life Lessons From Steve Ballmer's Rousing Graduation Speech

Microsoft's recently departed CEO and the soon-to-be owner of the LA Clippers shared his own life advice with the graduates at the University of...

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4 Secrets to Giving a Great Marketing Presentation

These four presentation secrets will grab your audience's attention and keep your customers engaged.

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5 Fast-Growing Industries Ripe for Entrepreneurs

No one knows the future but, sometimes, you can make a very educated guess where things are headed.

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How Do You Bring Innovation to Market?

We asked some of the leading idea people in business to define how new products, technologies and commodities come into being.

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Startup Aims to Meet Tech Challenges of Dining Industry

Red Book Connect's solutions for the four biggest issues restaurants face are already embraced by large numbers of businesses.

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Have a Client Who Is Not Paying? Sue.

Perhaps the most undesirable customer is the one who avoids your invoices, emails and calls. If so, small claims court may be your best bet.

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The People You'll Need to Run Your Staffing Service

Employees are what the staffing industry is all about, so here's how to make sure you get good ones who'll help you grow your business.

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Starbucks Finds a Free-Market Solution to Education Costs

An important shift in who actually subsidizes out-of-control tuition inflation seems like a good first step.

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