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Is Pay-Per-Click Advertising Right For Your Firm?

Article Language: English
June 8, 2014
By Sarah Benoit SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN-TIMES Pay-per-click and other forms of online paid advertising have been hailed as a great equalizer for small businesses, and in some ways... Read more
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Survive Seasonal Sales Cycles Through Planning

Article Language: English
June 1, 2014
By Greg Jones SPECIAL TO THE CITIZEN-TIMES Some business owners count the weeks until Memorial Day, when the promise of summer will have families and other vacationers on the go.... Read more
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Engaged Employees Boost Business Success

Article Language: English
May 25, 2014
By Elizabeth Pou Special to the Citizen-Times Are your employees engaged in their work, or are they estranged from your company’s mission and their role in making it happen? That’... Read more
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Don’t Go Into Business Without Partnership Deal

Article Language: English
September 15, 2016
By Ron Ashe Two heads are better than one, especially when trying to build a successful small business. That’s why many entrepreneurs team up to launch partnerships. Partners... Read more
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Ask For Feedback From Customers – Then Listen

Article Language: English
May 11, 2014
By Bob Bond Special to the Citizen-Times Customer satisfaction is crucial to retaining existing customers and growing your business. Studies have shown that it can cost up to five... Read more
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Finding Accounting Assistance You Can Count On

Article Language: English
May 4, 2014
By Vanessa Freund Special to the Citizen-Times There are many responsibilities that come with being a small-business owner, and many are critical to maintaining profitability and... Read more
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How Well Does Your Website Work For You?

Article Language: English
April 27, 2014
By Steffi Rausch Special to the Citizen-Times While multiple social media tools are touted for reaching customers today, the website remains the centerpiece of every small... Read more
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Marketing a Hospitality Business for Success

Article Language: English
April 20, 2014
By Walter Rapetski Special to the Citizen-Times In today’s business environment a simple, well thought out marketing program can give you a competitive advantage over other... Read more
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Should You Buy or Lease Business Equipment?

Article Language: English
April 12, 2014
By Wes Morgan Whether you need computers, desks, machinery, or vehicles to get your small business started or sustain its growth, the cost to acquire and maintain these items can... Read more
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Build A Business Model Before Undertaking A Plan

Article Language: English
September 14, 2016
By Ravi Gaikwad Special to the Citizen-Times What is a business model and where in the process of business planning does it happen? Think of a business model as a diagram that... Read more
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Top Businesses Keep Great Employees

Article Language: English
March 30, 2014
By Elizabeth Pou Good help may be easier to find than the old saying suggests, but it is certainly hard to keep. Even in areas where the economy is relatively slow, good employees... Read more
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Build Social Media into your Marketing

Article Language: English
March 23, 2014
By Blaine Greenfield A 2012 survey of smallbusiness owners by the online networking and promotional service Manta.com found that 90 percent are actively engaged in social... Read more

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