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Guide to Online Market Research
7/22/2010
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This research guide is filled with tools, including databases, trade publications, and more to assist entrepreneurs as they study a potential market--customers, demographics, competitors, trends, and more.

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How to Conduct Fundamental Market Research
Warner Bill
4/1/2007
Article Resource
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Completely understanding your market allows you to confidently approach any customer, potential partner, or investor. This entrepreneur and angel investor outlines a five-step process for knowing breadth and depth of the market landscape.

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How to Save Face in a Business Crisis
8/2/2007
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Sooner or later, your company will confront a crisis that requires a public response. How much communications planning you've done can determine how well you handle that crisis and how well your company weathers it.

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How to Track Ad Results
8/2/2007
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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.

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How to expand your startup overseas
OConnell Brian
10/4/2011
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Going global is on the wish list of many U.S. entrepreneurs, especially given the sour American economy. But how to go about it? One leading venture capitalist offers some clues.

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Internal Sales Methods
FastTrac
2/2/2007
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This article reviews the advantages and disadvantages of an internal sales method and helps entrepreneurs evaluate the most common types of internal sales methods--solo approach, direct sales force, and internet.

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Lessons from Failure :: Renting High-end Jewelry
Kander Diana
11/15/2012
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At age 25, Laura Sanko was a founding member of a startup that raised $3.5 Million from some world-famous investors and the Founder’s Fund.  The business model was simple: a website that rented high-end jewelry for special occasions for a fraction of the retail value of each piece.  Three years later, the investment money was all gone and while the site continued to operate, it had failed to meet the investors’ expectations.

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Market Research Informs a Business Idea
Smith Sally E
4/1/2007
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This entrepreneur and former banking executive shows how she used market research to discover the opportunity for an unexpected new venture. She researched ways around obstacles, identified solutions, and stayed creative--until one day, she found herself at the helm of a very successful business.

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Marketing Activities Checklist
1/22/2007
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This tool will help entrepreneurs consider and identify the marketing activities that should be incorporated into the their marketing plan.

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Marketing Strategies Worksheet
2/2/2007
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This tool will help entrepreneurs review their primary marketing strategies, selecting those that will be a high priority throughout the next two to six months.

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