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Your Business and the CAN-SPAM Act

Does your business send out emails?  If so, you should be familiar with the CAN-SPAM Act.  The Act is a 2003 federal law that creates civil and criminal penalties related...

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7 Social Media Legal Tips

Can your small business get sued over social media? Yes it can, so we wrote 7 social media legal tips for your small business.

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The Ivory Tower of Business

Escaping The Ivory Tower of Business: Ditching the Corner office, revamping culture and taking your business to the next level. What are the most expensive words in business?

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The Best Way to Deal With Bad Reviews

Dealing with Online Reviews Let’s face it, the reality is that an ever-increasing number of customers are finding businesses online. If you aren’t online (with a good site), you are...

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Maximizing Profit

At the end of the day, most businesses exist to turn a profit no matter what their core concept is. To that extent, it makes great sense to focus on Maximizing Profit. However, many small business owners confuse profit and revenue. Let's clarify that right away. Revenue is ALL the income a business generates from its sales, services, etc. Profit is revenue LESS expenses, taxes, operating costs, unit costs and so on.

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The Social Media Divorce

Updated 1/6/23 Small Business and Big Social Media The simple reality is, there simply are not enough hours in a day to manage your business AND be your own online...


Alternative Lending and Your Business

The Main Street Credit Gap and You Are you familiar with the “Main Street Credit Gap”? Chances are that you, as a small business owner, are familiar with the concept...

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Have You Hugged Your Banker Lately?

Can You Live Without a Bank? While the hatred of financial institutions is rather en-vogue, the simple truth is that banks, banking, and bankers play a very important role for...


Hacking Startup Culture

Hacking Startup Culture The other day I got a phone call from a small business owner lamenting the lack of resources available to help them get started. I found this...