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By Matt Brennan on April 1st, 2013 | 40151Comment on this postThe+virtue+every+small-business+blogger+needs2013-04-01+18%3A51%3A39Guest+Bloggerhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D40151
Building your business’ reputation through blogging isn’t like those Fidelity commercials where the people look down, and all of a sudden there’s a green path, telling them exactly where to go. It’s not like the State Farm commercials where you can repeat a simple jingle, and someone appears to solve all your problems. Often the path is unclear.[…] Continue Reading »
Most people think of planning as an annual exercise, and many see planning as developing financial plans and budgets. But planning isn’t just about numbers; the real test is the ability of the organization to actually execute it and drive measurable results. Done well, a plan aligns, unites and mobilizes.
A successful plan is a living document that allows you to outline clear milestones and goals so you and your organization know what success looks like.[…] Continue Reading »
By Brooke Howell on July 10th, 2012 | 26961Comment on this postLive+from+%23OPENNYT%3A+Startup+and+small-business+secrets+from+Scott+Case2012-07-10+11%3A45%3A29Brooke+Howellhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D26961
He kicked off The New York Times Small Business Summit with that advice and many more words of wisdom for startup founders and small-business owners who want to take their companies to the next level.[…] Continue Reading »
By Brooke Howell on June 26th, 2012 | 265643 comments on this postLive+from+%23OPENNYT%3A+Productivity+tips+from+5+people+who+do+plenty2012-06-26+21%3A33%3A36Brooke+Howellhttp%3A%2F%2Fsmartblogs.com%2F%3Fp%3D26564
One of the hardest things we all deal with is how to get everything done to be successful and productive, said Jane Applegate, producer of the Applegate Group, at the opening of a panel at The New York Times Small Business Summit on how to get more done.
But “don’t mistake being busy with being productive.[…] Continue Reading »
Generation Y is here, and it’s integral to business’ continuing success, Jennifer Kushell, president of Young & Successful Media and founder of YSN.com, told business owners attending America’s Small Business Summit in Washington, D.C.
Also known as Gen Y, the millennial generation and the millennials, this group is between 12 and 31 years old and represents the youngest segment of the workforce.[…] Continue Reading »