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Building Self Confidence - Know Your Net Worth!

Self confidence is simply an external manifestation of your perception of self worth. If you have faith in your abilities, it shows. Building self confidence will not only improve your outlook about ..
(June 11, 2008)
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Contributing to Charity Its Payback Time

While making money is a key priority for businesses, a large number of them also look towards giving some of it back to the community. Have you been thinking about contributing to charity of late? ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Business/Non-Profit | Visitors: 447

A Strategic Approach to Corporate Mentoring Programs

Most CEOs would agree that the success of their organization is driven by its culture in no small measure. Therefore, companies have started to place greater emphasis on personal attributes while ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Make Your Corporate Website Design a Winner

An impressive website will go a long way in creating a killer first impression about your company. A few simple tricks make the difference between a good corporate website design and a great one. ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Web-Design | Visitors: 297

Playing it Safe With Corporate Risk Management

The practice by which a firm optimizes the manner in which it takes business risks is called risk management. It includes monitoring of risk taking activities, upholding relevant policies and ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Business/Management | Visitors: 240

Customer Service The Way to a Clients Heart

An opportunity missed is an opportunity lost! Hence any business demands prompt customer service. What do you understand by customer service? It is not about offering promotions and slashing prices ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Business/Customer-Service | Visitors: 292

Cost Control Measures Not Necessarily an Unkind Cut

Most conventional businesses are in it for the money. Small wonder, that entrepreneurs have one eye firmly trained on the bottom line, and the other on their expenses. Cutting costs is the favorite ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Business | Visitors: 398

Why Do You Need a Blog For Your Business?

You have a website for your business - shouldn't that be enough? Why would you need a blog? Read on to find the answers to this question. A business blog is an excellent communication tool that you ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Blogging | Visitors: 167

Before Creating an Advertising Plan

Creating an advertising plan is the first thing to do before plunging headlong into any advertising activity. Start by asking a few tough questions, and don't do a thing till you have the answers. It .
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Business/Advertising | Visitors: 302

Do a Due Diligence Before Buying a Franchise

Let us first understand what is meant by due diligence - the Merriam-Webster Online dictionary explains “Due Diligence" as “the care that a reasonable person exercises under the ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Business/Franchising | Visitors: 279

Creating Publicity For Your Website

There are two ways in which you can promote your internet business - either through advertising or publicity. Generating good, positive publicity for your website can fetch you customers who already ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Site-Promotion | Visitors: 205

Computer Vision Syndrome In the Blink of an Eye!

It is no secret that healthy workers make a happy and productive workforce. Forget the hazards of hostile work conditions in places such as furnaces or chemical laboratories; even the innocuous ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 266

Creative Thinking Food For Thought!

Most of us would brush aside creativity as a special talent, a gift possessed by a chosen few. Whether it's the field of advertising, art, music or any other, those who “have it" get paid ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Creativity | Visitors: 444

An Introduction to Database Marketing

Neil Fletcher had been running the family's retail business successfully for five years since inheriting it from his father. Fletcher's Dry Goods was not only a well known landmark in the local area, .
(July 14, 2008)
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How to Acquire a Credit Card Merchant Account

Did you know that over 85% of purchases made online are paid for by credit cards? Or that sales can go up by as much as four times when credit cards are accepted? If your business is still insisting ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Finance/Credit | Visitors: 290

The Value of Domain Name Registration

The domain name of your website is your company's identity on the Internet. It is what is popularly called the website address, also known as the URL (Uniform Resource Locator). Examples of a domain ..
(July 14, 2008)
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The Right Approach to Database Marketing

Selling to customers has never been so complicated, or so simple! While selling is fraught with complexity as businesses cater to a wide spectrum of buyers spread across time and space, the tools of ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Credit Repair Making Bad Credit History

As a new business owner, you'll be looking for funding from outside sources to help you get your business started. Potential sources of funding include banks, venture capitalists, friends and family, .
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Finance/Credit-Tips | Visitors: 195

Database Solutions Finding the One!

Have you decided to purchase a database solution for your business but do not know the types that are available? This piece will help you in understanding different database solutions and the ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 255

Customer Complaints How to Trump the Grump

To my customer, I may not have the answer, but I'll find it! I may not have the time, but I'll make it! Yes, this is the essence of managing customer complaints. A satisfied customer is the lifeline ..
(July 14, 2008)
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Dealing With Debtors Its Payback Time!

Sales are great, customers are delighted with your service and the market is on a roll. If this isn't entrepreneur heaven, then what is? Cut to another scenario - you're reviewing cash flow with your .
(July 14, 2008)
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Customer Feedback Why is it So Important?

Did you ever have customers who seemed happy but suddenly stopped doing business with you? Did you ever wonder why? Obviously, something displeased them - your customer service, your product or your ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Business/Customer-Service | Visitors: 476

Technology Can Ease Your Life!

I wake up on a Monday morning, with a to-do list buzzing in my head. I'm hoping to get some really solid work done through the week - like finalizing the strategic plan for the next year, initiating ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Computers-and-Technology | Visitors: 242

How Can We Define Leadership?

Undoubtedly, he's talking about the leader who walks the path which others fear to tread. So how are these people different from the ordinary? More importantly, do you have what it takes to be a good .
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Self-Improvement/Leadership | Visitors: 1464

E commerce Security Issues and Controls

The internet facilitates open and easy communication across the globe, and has made e-commerce possible. However, because of its unregulated nature, it poses a threat to the security of e-commerce ..
(July 14, 2008)
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 | Internet-and-Businesses-Online/Security | Visitors: 695