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The founder of a retailer of telephone headsets advises adapting new technology if, and only if, it improves customer service.
Entrepreneurs can best harness the marketing potential of the Internet by designing sites that employ tactics such as bundling product offerings, says the founder of a technology company.
The founder of three companies in the outsourced shipping business advises entrepreneurs to turn to outsiders for all services that aren't core to the business.
At Jim Berlin's company, interns bring fresh energy and get practical experience.
Outsourcing provides a solution to a wide variety of tasks that may not be efficient for a company to handle itself, especially an early-stage business that needs to focus on its top priorities.
The founders of a provider of outsourced information technology services advise that entrepreneurial companies maximize trust with vendors.
Entrepreneurs who outsource assignments must choose contractors who know their industry and specify what they expect from them, says the founder of a consultancy.
Given rapidly moving changes in our marketplace, the challenge for the entrepreneurial company is how and when to grow. And this leads to other major questions that can be difficult to answer. What strategies should be used to facilitate growth? How do you know whether these strategies are appropriate for your business?
The founder of an Internet-services provider ignores the mantra of the boom years of the late 1990s that fast growth would equal fast profit and opted instead for what he calls a "sensible" approach to building a company. That is a business model based on the need to turn a profit and tactics for doing so, the author writes.
Leveraging your advisors and directors is a lot like managing your customers: Accurate information and clear communication are key to a good relationship. Recruiting knowledgeable executives from established, prestigious companies is a good way to gain experience and credibility-but for this serial start-up founder, it's even more important to ask them the right questions and pay attention to their suggestions.
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