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Tracking advertising results is not always possible, but these three strategies from the "Wizard of Ads" can help. A great copywriter does, too.
Recruiting the best people begins with the having the best attitude--hire better than yourself--and, truth be told, doesn't end even after they're on the job. Ten practical tips delivered in classic Kawasaki style can deepen your insights and improve your skills.
Finding--and getting--the money you need to grow your company is important and exciting. Even more important, but too often not so exciting, is doing the right things in the right ways with that money. This article lists ten ways to "execute" effectively so the money does the job it's supposed to do.
This brief, to-the-point article focuses on the financial side of handling a crisis, especially cash flow. But the larger message to entrepreneurs is that smart leaders can use crises to take their companies to the next level of performance.
A market analysis helps to determine whether the marketplace needs a new product or service. This article outlines the process for developing a marketing plan and offers additional resources to help gather useful information.
Is your business data safe from outsiders? Fred Langa, Information Week, provides points to help prevent data theft, identity theft, and private information falling into the wrong hands. Included are links to the tools and resources outlined in the article.
Straight talk on why partnerships work or fall apart, this entry offers nine reasons with solid explanations. Did you know, for instance, that partnerships originating with two CEOs having coffee in an airport don't necessarily work very well? It's better if the idea bubbles up naturally from lower-level employees who recognize synergies because they've worked together well on joint projects.
Protecting your intellectual property is a vital function. Check this "wiki" based on an open IP forum focusing on small business to see pertinent advice and commentary from the global perspective.
Lesson seven in a thirteen-part course about starting a business, this module offers information, advice, checklists, and sample leases to determine the right location for your business--and the right deal.
Successful bootstrapping requires getting your hands on cash and managing it wisely. This article points out uncommon sources of ready cash that go unused--negotiating extended payment terms from suppliers, for example.
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