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Can anyone recommend a membership site platform for courseware?
QUESTION | BY Scott H. Zucker | 27 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/11/15

I am developing a variety of "courses" for small businesses / entrepreneurs across a variety of verticals and I think I want to host these behind a paywall on a membership site platform. I am not...

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Are local chambers of commerce worth the membership fee?
QUESTION | BY Colette Hamilton | 35 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/10/15

I have received several messages from our local chamber of commerce to join. It costs several hundreds of dollars for an annual membership. We have a lot of free events in our area and I am...

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How do you pay commission only employee?
QUESTION | BY Anonymous User | 11 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/09/15

A friend of mine is a small business owner and is considering paying sales people on commission only basis. I know one format is based on percentage of gross margin Q1 How much would a sales...

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What do you think of the plans for a new Facebook "dislike" button?
QUESTION | BY Mary-Alice Miller | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/09/15

Facebook is reportedly working on a "dislike" button. It won't actually be a dislike button, but more of a way show empathy. I myself always feel weird clicking like for posts where a loved one...

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Robco of America
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What is your #1 productivity hack that works?
QUESTION | BY Marzena Kmiecik Engagement Strategy | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/02/15

How to do more in less time? What keeps you motivated and productive? Do you use a technique or a specific approach to your to-do lists that works? Share what works for you when it comes to time...

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How do you stay positive?
QUESTION | BY Jessica Chapman | 19 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/27/15

A client and I were discussing the ups and downs of running a business, and how generally speaking, entrepreneurs need to be a resilient bunch to deal with the things that get thrown at them. I am...

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How do you create a great company culture?
QUESTION | BY Carrie Dunham | 17 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/23/15

I am reading Delivering Happiness by Tony Hsieh of Zappos and have read their 10 Core Values. I see that creating a strong culture early on is important, but interested in hearing how others have...

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Smart Resolution - Online Printing Company
We are an online printing company that provides custom and full color printing services for products such as business forms, labels, envelopes etc.
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How to conquer fear when you launch a business?
QUESTION | BY Marzena Kmiecik Engagement Strategy | 22 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/23/15

Startup Founders, Entrepreneurs, CEOs: What is your best advice to a newbie who is launching his/her first business and risking it all to succeed, yet has to deal with fear of failure? If you...

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What are some tips to building more structure around my business?
QUESTION | BY Carrie Dunham | 14 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/22/15

Initially I did not worry about how to manage growth. I was focused on just producing my product, getting feedback and increasing sales. I use excel for a lot, including tracking my finances and...

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How can I impress my boss?
QUESTION | BY Irfan Majeed Mustafai | 34 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/20/15

It seems that my boss is never happy. I cannot figure out what to do to change this. Does anyone have any thoughts or suggestions around how to impress a boss that is hard to please?

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How do I learn what it's like to be an entrepreneur?
QUESTION | BY Sara Connors | 28 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/17/15

I have had an idea that I would like to turn into a business. I have a lot to learn since I have never started a business before. I first want to make sure entrepreneurship is the right path for...

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What are the top 5 priorities for a startup CEO (in order)?
QUESTION | BY Jack Kemper | 21 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/13/15

I am sometimes overwhelmed with all I have to balance and prioritize. What needs to be done first, what to focus on next, what tasks to delegate to my team...etc. I want to stay on top of things and...

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With a business that is not quite working, is it better to start new or to pivot?
QUESTION | BY Tom Torrence | 18 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/13/15

If your business is not working well enough, should you change directions or start a new business? I have been reading up on pivoting your business in a new direction, but how is this different than...

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What's the next step after validating my idea?
QUESTION | BY Brett Strickler | 27 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/09/15

I have spent a lot of time talking to people in my target market, getting feedback and have done a few surveys. I think I have sufficient interest to start building my online marketplace. What...

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Have you started writing for LinkedIn?
QUESTION | BY Aji Issac - CEO Techshu.com | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 09/08/15

It looks like a good option, gets you good responses, and I wrote this (my first one):https://www.linkedin.com/today/post/article/20140615062746-5381953-quick-digital-marketing-cheatsheet How was...

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What advice do you have for a brand new manager?
QUESTION | BY Adam Boucher | 33 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/30/15

I am going to be managing a home oil delivery trucking fleet very soon and I am looking for any advice you have to share with a first time manger. I am open to books or websites with resources that I...

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How do I come up with the right pitch for my business?
QUESTION | BY Samantha Gath | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/20/15

I know I need to come up with something short and impactful, but it's hard to condense what we do into a line or two...although I am sure many entrepreneurs say that. And how do I know if my pitch...

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Is a business coach worth the investment?
QUESTION | BY Kate Strickler | 38 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/19/15

I think a business coach might be valuable to help me stay focused on my goals and accomplish more to move my business forward. However, with limited funds, I could also use that money to hire...

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Would you as a business owner or sales professional find value in having a personal motivator/accountability coach?
QUESTION | BY Brian Nogg | 13 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/16/15

The coach calls you first thing in the morning to review your daily business and personal priorities, and then follows up with you to make sure that these priorities are carried out. The service...

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What are the first steps to starting a food consulting business?
QUESTION | BY Jeffery Mcgowan | 17 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 08/15/15

I've been in the food business for 18 years, focused on sales and culinary. I have been thinking about how to start a consulting business on food but also think too many people are doing the same...