How do I come up with good survey questions?
QUESTION | BY Jack Kemper | 39 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 03/07/18
I set up a landing page to get sign ups a few months ago. Now that I have a list of users, I want to get some feedback. I started drafting a survey, but I am finding it hard to come up with...
Is success of a business based more on the decisions or the idea?
QUESTION | BY Abby Santos | 80 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/28/18
I recently attended an event where one of the speakers talked about the large number of businesses that fail. She said that most business failures are less about the idea and more about the poor...
What are your best time management techniques?
QUESTION | BY Kobus Myburgh | 76 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/14/18
In most careers, time management is of paramount importance. As your time is a finite resource, scheduling your work in order to stay within budget, within scope and within the deadline can be a...
What should I do to earn 1 million dollars in a year?
QUESTION | BY rajneesh bharti | 10 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/09/18
Should I rewrite my resume?
QUESTION | BY Liz Wilson | 43 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 02/08/18
I am looking for work and not getting any results. I'm wondering what I am doing wrong. I have a personal portfolio and blog site displaying my work and expertise, a comprehensive resume and...
Is your business open for the holidays?
QUESTION | BY Zander Davis | 26 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/31/18
I work for a non-profit to stop animal abuse so realistically we never shut our doors, even for the holidays. Is this something we can capitalize on? I'm curious to hear if you slow down business...
What You Need To Know Before Buying an Online Store For Passive Income
BY Anna Johansson
These three factors can help you make a smart investment.
How Chuck Runyon of Anytime Fitness Creates Loyal Customers
BY Chad Brooks
The Anytime Fitness weighs in on loyalty and franchising.
Best Mini Excavators
BY business.com editorial staff
Our experts have reviewed the best mini excavators for 2018. See up-to-date comparisons on features and the best prices for the top rated compact excavators.
How do we improve the quality of customer service?
QUESTION | BY Armando Ortiz Valencia | 45 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/19/18
How do we get better results around customer service? Is this something that is more about the training or about our hiring? Can good customer service be taught or is a certain personality a...
Weighing the Pros and Cons of Angel Investors for Your Business
BY Roman Shteyn
Are angel investors the right funding source for your startup or small business?
I am looking for a great life coach training program to get some credentials for starting my biz. Any ideas?
QUESTION | BY Hollianne Hall | 30 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 01/09/18
I am a spiritually lead person, so my life coaching will have that element too.
Why It's Prime Time to Buy a Business from a Retiring Baby Boomer
BY Bruce Hakutizwi
It's estimated that nearly 12 million businesses will change hands in the next decade.
How do I start my own company?
QUESTION | BY Carike Klokow | 67 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 12/23/17
I would like to open a water purification company. I have my own capital but need to know where to start. What are some of the obstacles most of you missed when opening your own company and only...
Hyperlocal Paid Search: How to Increase Your Franchise's In-Store Revenue
BY Alex Porter
This holiday season, use these tips to drive local foot traffic to your individual stores.
Is VC Right for You or Should You Bootstrap?
BY Rupert Hunt
Ask yourself these two questions to determine which option is best for your business.
Is Direct Mail Right for Your Construction Business?
BY Larry Alton
Direct mail has resurged in recent years. Here's how to get a good ROI on your campaign.
The Best Businesses to Buy in 2018
BY Bruce Hakutizwi
Looking to buy a new business venture in the new year? Here are your best options.
How can I turn an angry customer into a loyal customer?
QUESTION | BY Becca Richards | 94 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/13/17
I do not deal well with confrontation. My first instinct when I get a customer complaint is to ignore it and let them go. (Terrible approach, I know!) This is something I need to work on, and the...
How do you motivate yourself as an entrepreneur?
QUESTION | BY Jane Emery | 40 ANSWERS | LAST ACTIVITY ON 10/05/17
I spent most of my career in the corporate world going into an office with fixed hours. I am finding it challenging motivating myself without that structure. What are some ways others have created...