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How do you translate your expertise into a book?
QUESTION | BY Ahmed Benchaou | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/17/15

For those of you who published a book in their field of expertise, where and how did you start? How long did it take you? Did you seek editors help?

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Does anyone have any suggestions on marketing a services business, particularly a management consultant's service?
QUESTION | BY Frank Wallem | 12 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/16/15

A consulting business may be delicate or quite tricky to market. It's like selling your skills to the skillful, your expertise to the expert especially for top level management consulting. So how do...

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Top Tips to Ensure Clients Pay on Time and Increase Your Cash Flow
BY Loren Baker

Keeping track of cash flow is critical for your business, and we have found the 12 best tips to ensure your customers pay you on time.

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Can a business cut costs by going green?
QUESTION | BY Kelly Gordon | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/12/15

I've read "going green" is actually good for a company's bottom line. Not only can it cut costs, but it can increase sales. We are a printed newsletter and going green has been something we've...

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6 Ways Yoga Can Improve Productivity at Work
BY Melissa Thompson

Don't think yoga is very important in business? Think again with these 6 benefits of yoga to increase productivity.

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Researchers Identify the 14 Key Areas of Employee Disengagement
BY Amy Blackburn

Plus, how to improve waning employee engagement.

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What sort of confusions do entrepreneurs face before they start their business?
QUESTION | BY Pradeep Mandavya | 16 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/10/15

The confusion is whether we should have a website before approaching the clients to outsource their services or to first get the clients to invest for building a business website. Appreciate your...

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Should I bring on a co-founder?
QUESTION | BY Kate Strickler | 31 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/10/15

I have been planning my business and working on it on the side. I have a friend who has expressed interest in helping. Some people have told me that it is better to bring on a co-founder. The pros...

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How do I know when I'm ready to make my first hire?
QUESTION | BY Laura Wagner | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/09/15

My business is growing and I know I will need to hire help soon. People have suggested interns, or office support - but my business relies a lot on my own skills. I have thought about partnering or...

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How can I grow my trade in yarn?
QUESTION | BY Mayank Agarwal | 3 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/08/15

I am trading in yarn for over a period of 5 years. I am looking forward to expand my operations and primarily targeting on import and export. Later on there is the possibility for manufacturing.

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How do you create a productive work environment in a small home?
QUESTION | BY Rob McLaughlin | 20 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/05/15

I live in a fairly small condo and don't have a separate office. I typically use our kitchen table as my office, but I always feel like my family and work life are mixed together and that my family...

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From Mall Madness to Sadness: Why Shopping Centers Will Soon Be Obsolete
BY Sudeep Banerjee

Retail shops need to act fast. Ecommerce is on the rise, while brick and mortar shops around the country are closing their doors.

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No Rest for the Weary: How to Stay Happy & Healthy While Business Traveling
BY Kim Tracy Prince

Here are some recently crowd-sourced tips from true road warriors on how to minimize the pain of business travel, and maximize the results.

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Digital Disrupt: What We Can All Learn From the Netflix Model
BY business.com editorial staff

Adoption of new digital technologies has been a catalyst for business success stories. Spotting trends is key for survival—innovate or die.

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8 Entrepreneurs Share Their Most Innovative Office Designs
BY Scott Gerber

Tech giants like Google have pioneered fun, interesting office spaces. Here's how to include those benefits in your own workplace.

Advice
How can I make my business simpler?
QUESTION | BY Kate Strickler | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/15

In the middle of all the excitement of gaining more traffic and generating revenue, my business has swayed away from what I really wanted to do. Which is to design and sell one of a kind jewelry. Now...

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What are the best collaboration tools?
QUESTION | BY Cathy Hulsey | 17 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/15

As Chief of Staff, I'm looking to manage strategic projects utilizing a collaboration tool that all executives can access and update. I've reviewed Wrike, Smartsheet, and now Google Pages. Google is...

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After five years in the business, what else can business owners work on?
QUESTION | BY Jason Waite | 32 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/15

I am the Recreations and Events Manager at a resort that has been open for over 5 years. The resort has mostly worked through all the challenges that come with starting a business. What should be the...

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What advice would an experienced blogger give a young blogger just starting to write?
QUESTION | BY Michellyn Miner | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/15

I've been told 'Just go with it' and start writing; that in the beginning quantity is more important than quality. I'm wondering if this is true. Should I spend a lot of time making my work perfect...

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How do I get my boss to appreciate my work?
QUESTION | BY Sasho Janevski | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 06/01/15

I am working as a full time marketer in a company that didn't have a marketing strategy. I delivered extraordinary results, but soon my boss started to set me difficult to achieve goals i.e. CPA at...