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Giving back to the community-and engaging one-on-one with charitable operatives, the press, and other local constituencies-enables small businesses to increase exposure at little cost, says the founder of a national moving franchiser.
Doing business in the rough-and-tumble arena of underdeveloped countries involves adhering to global business basics, such as researching markets thoroughly, while coping with surprises, writes a veteran international entrepreneur who first took his company overseas three decades ago. In entering the "emerging markets," entrepreneurs need to keep close tabs on how (and if) they will be paid, as well as on local managers overly eager to make sales.
Small and growing companies are discovering lucrative new markets abroad. Developing countries are importing products, tech know-how and system support and offering franchising, licensing and distribution opportunities. If your company is expanding abroad, you need to know what you're getting into.
Thinking about hiring in Canada, registering property in Armenia, or enforcing a contract in Denmark? This tool provides comparisons across 175 different economies.
This tool will help you gain, maintain, and evaluate your competitive advantage.
Every business has an image, whether it is created intentionally or not. This article discusses ways to establish a brand to promote your business image.
This tool will conduct market analysis to determine if there is a need for your idea or product/service, identify a new market, analyze your current market, gain a competitive advantage, and begin to establish a marketing plan.
This resource discusses what defines competitive intelligence, the process of penetrating the veil of business secrecy, ethics and legalities, do's and don'ts, and assembling your team.
Although somewhat out of date, this article provides a useful overview of the purpose and principles of competitive intelligence gathering as well as tips and techniques that still apply.
This topic expert provides a step-by-step process for understanding a sales reps' potential for results, their motivation factors, and developing a comp plan that fits those characteristics. Strategy, combined with communication, can help sales reps meet their goals and their companies' profit goals.
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