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Management, Proposal Management

How Brands Can Respond to Rising Risks of Boycotts

September 13, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Consumers are more inclined to boycott businesses than ever. Reasons for boycotts are numerous. Boycotters might accuse companies of being racist, unpatriotic, anti-family, anti-LGBTQ or politically wrong-headed. They sometimes base their charges on false information. Most recently, businesses have become […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

How to Use Seasonal Products to Boost Sales

August 6, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Every fall, consumers around the country flock to their local Starbucks to purchase a Pumpkin Spice Latte. In the winter, people often enjoy purchasing scented candles that remind them of candy canes and real Christmas trees. And springtime is the […]


Finance

Business Losing Money? Here Are 5 Possible Problems – and Solutions

August 5, 2019

Via: Small Business Trends

Maintaining a lucrative bottom line is what all small business owners aim for. You know that if you want your doors to stay open, you’ll have to have your hand on everything. You wear a million hats at any given […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

How to Set Up an E-commerce Marketing Funnel that Gets You Customers

August 1, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

It’s a hard truth: not everyone who comes in contact with your brand will end up buying from you. But with the help of an e-commerce marketing funnel, you can turn more people’s curiosity into paid purchases. When some business […]


Management, Proposal Management

The Best Ideas Are the Ones That Make the Least Sense

May 7, 2019

Via: Entrepreneur

Imagine that you are sitting in the boardroom of a major global drinks company, charged with producing a new product that will rival the position of Coca-Cola as the world’s second-most-popular cold nonalcoholic drink. How would you respond? The first […]


Marketing, Sales Experience

8 Ways to be Successful in 2019

January 25, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result. Here are 8 trends in buyer behavior that you’ll need to address with your sales activities to be successful in 2019. 80% […]


Marketing, Software and Tools

How to Find the Right Tools to Manage Social Media for Business

January 16, 2019

Via: Business 2 Community

Creating a social media campaign to promote your business is a great start! Then comes the work of managing it effectively. Trawl through virtually any SME FaceBook pages and it’s likely that you’ll find quite a few languishing between online […]


Management, Strategic Management

How to Survive and Thrive in Business

December 10, 2018

Via: Business 2 Community

Business is very rarely, if ever at all, a smooth-sailing venture. More often than not, a company will run into economic difficulty despite the precautions and experience of the directors. Financial fluctuations are part and parcel throughout the life of […]


Legal

Trump’s Limits on Legal Immigration Could Hit Businesses Hard

December 10, 2018

Via: Wired

The Trump administration’s relentless efforts to crack down on undocumented immigrants and asylum seekers are well known—from the recent deployment of US troops to stop a “caravan” of migrants that hadn’t yet reached the border to the president’s promise to […]


Mergers and Acquisitions

BlackBerry to acquire AI-powered cybersecurity startup Cylance for $1.4 billion

November 16, 2018

Via: Venture Beat

The rumors, it seems, were true — BlackBerry is acquiring cybersecurity startup Cylance in an all-cash deal worth $1.4 billion. Founded in 2012 by CEO Stuart McClure — an entrepreneur who sold a previous cybersecurity firm to McAfee for $86 […]