Every business owner’s worst nightmare is yet another salesperson walking in the door. They groan inwardly, torn between telling them to beat it immediately or hearing them out. Most salespeople don’t have any idea how to actually build relationships with potential customers. Salespeople, take note. This is how you do it right.
Hackers are getting smarter and smarter, and unfortunately business owners and software companies don’t always keep up. As hack after hack comes across our news feeds and TV screens, it can start to feel like there’s no way your data is still secure. While many companies reach out to affected consumers once a data breach occurs, it can be hard to keep up with it all. Here’s how you can figure out if your online account information has been stolen and take steps to make sure it never happens again.
Earlier this week, we posted an article about how to launch a successful business without a lot of cash. We received such a great response that we decided to publish a second installment, featuring more of our customers’ favorite tips for turning a few dollars into a successful venture.
Most entrepreneurs start their businesses with little more than an idea and a few dollars. If you’re smart, dedicated, and a little bit lucky, you can turn these few dollars into a highly successful business. Here’s are the top five lessons our customers have taught us about starting a business on a shoestring budget.
Earlier this week we posted an article describing how to tell if it’s time to fire a bad client. If you’ve decided it’s time to cut the cord with one of your customers, you may now be wondering how on earth to do that. This article will show you.
As a business owner, you’re scraping for every dollar. However, there’s no reason you have to work with every customer that comes into your business, and you have the right to fire even longstanding clients if they start to become too much to handle. Here are some signs it’s time to cut the cord.
On April 1, 2018, the payments industry said goodbye, at least in part, to an old friend. Businesses are no longer required to obtain signatures for chip card and contactless transactions, ending a practice that had become a punchline for businesses and consumers alike.
Since Y Combinator’s appearance in 2005, accelerators have been viewed all over the world as magical catapults for taking tech startups to the next level. But are accelerators the silver bullet solution to turning a city, region, or country into the next Silicon Valley?