30 Habits that Will Change your Life

May 6, 2010 6:21 am0 comments

Developing good habits is the basic of personal development and growth. Everything we do is the result of a habit that was previously taught to us. Unfortunately, not all the habits that we have are good, that’s why we are constantly trying to improve.

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Most Common Press Release Mistakes: Avoid These Costly Press Release Errors

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Common Press Release Mistakes: Avoid These Costly Press Release Errors As one of the Internet’s largest news release distribution services, we have seen some of the best press releases on the Web. We’ve also seen some of the worst. Since your news release is competing with hundreds, sometimes thousands, of […]

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Video Marketing in 5 Easy Steps

April 24, 2010 9:26 pm0 comments

After Google purchased Youtube.com Videos became all the rage. It used to be that only a handful of corporate websites had videos and now they are on more and more websites. The Kodak Zi8 and Flip HD allow anyone to look pretty professional with out the big expense. Videos allow […]

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Psyching Yourself Out of A Sale

April 17, 2010 3:23 pm1 comment

Increase your ability to sell with sales advice from Bert Martinez Communications. Apply our sales tips and selling techniques on your own sales team.

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Entrepreneurs Question Value of Social Media

March 19, 2010 8:17 pm0 comments

Marketing via Facebook, Twitter Yields Results for Some, Others Say It’s Overrated; ‘Hype Right Now Exceeds the Reality’ By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Last year, Jackie Siddall described in a blog post how a message she received on Twitter prompted her to buy a folding kayak for around $1,900. The vessel […]

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Three Best Ways to Catch an Employee Thief

March 9, 2010 7:16 am0 comments

Three Best Ways to Catch an Employee Thief |Wall Street Journal|By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN If your small business can’t afford external auditors, security cameras or other resources for spotting employee fraud, consider doing some detective work of your own. The effort could save your firm from a significant financial loss […]

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How to Manage Multiple Business Locations

March 4, 2010 9:43 pm5 comments

Many companies expand by adding offices or stores in different cities. But geographic growth involves logistical complexity and management finesse. Here’s how to do it right. By Darren Dahl | Mar 4, 2010

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First-Time Owners Find Management Comes With Headaches

February 25, 2010 7:49 pm0 comments

Wall Street Journal | Small Business By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN – FEBRUARY 24, 2010 When Cameron Madill launched Synotac Design LLC in 2003, wiping away tears and giving pep talks wasn’t on his to-do list. But once he began hiring employees for his Web-site development firm two years later, he […]

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Internal Hires, Referrals Were Most Hired in 2009

February 19, 2010 3:27 pm0 comments

Wall Street Journal | By SARAH E. NEEDLEMAN Last year, employers filled more than half of job openings with existing employees, a new study to be released Friday shows. Internal transfers and promotions accounted for an average of 51% of all full-time positions filled in 2009, down from 39% in […]

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Vendors Can Help Financing

February 18, 2010 8:06 pm4 comments

Strong relationships are vital in landing financing. That’s why some small business owners have found luck with a group they already know well—their vendors.

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Overcoming Fears in Business

February 14, 2010 8:25 am0 comments

“Your greatest obstacle to success is yourself, it’s fear of failure”. ~Bert Martinez Every new or struggling business owner wants to know how to manage their fears, particularly nowadays. Check out this list of easy ways to overcome your fears: _______________________________________ You have to keep in mind that a large […]

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5 Steps to Creating a Profitable Niche for Your Small Business

February 5, 2010 5:49 am0 comments

Niche opportunities is often the best approach for a small business. Success is easier to attain if the small business focuses on a specific and smaller area of its target market, discover 5 strategies to help you find your niche.

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