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3 (More) Tech Solutions to Consider

Kristen Hampshire |

In this month’s Resource Guide, we laid out five cool tech solutions your small business desperately needs. But, as you might guess, there are a lot more than just five techie-related items you should be thinking about. So, without further ado, here are three more.

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Find Your Inner Sales Person

Shawn A. Turner |

Some people make it look so easy, don’t they? They can just waltz right up to a potential client, and then a few minutes later, there’s nothing potential about that client anymore: They’re a full-fledged customer. Think that’ll never be you? Well, we’re here to tell you there is a hidden sales person in all of us — and the resources below will help bring out that inner sales guru.

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How to Assess Yourself

Shawn A. Turner |

Playing to your strength is an important part of being successful in business. But how well do you really know yourself? The resources listed below will help you identify your strengths and weaknesses, and how to leverage that knowledge to help your business succeed.

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Matching Up: How to Strike Strategic Partnerships

Kristen Hampshire |

From Day One, Joshua Holmes had big dreams for his small business.

“My background was never in building small websites—it was in much larger enterprise solutions for hospitals and e-commerce,” Holmes relates. Problem was, there just aren’t a whole lot of big hitters  in Medina, where his 12-person company is based.

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Sales & Financial Resource Directory

As a small business owner, you’re bound to run into some questions that leave you stumped. That’s what our Resource Directory is all about. In each of the four Resource Guides published by Mind Your Business each year, we will feature a Guide that focuses on a different aspect of your business. This month’s feature is all about the experts who can help answer your sales and financial questions.

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Elevate Your Sales Effort

Shawn A. Turner |

In our inaugural April sales and financials Resource Guide, our “Sales Doctors” Marvin Montgomery and Hal Becker prescribed a 5-step treatment plan to give your sales effort a much-needed booster. Want to keep the momentum going? Check out the following additional resources that can help you’re your sales trending in a positive direction.

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How to Build Your Business's Financial Gameplan

Shawn Turner |

With all of the day-to-day business operations entrepreneurs are faced with—product development, human resources issues, and business development to name just a few—it might be easy to lose track of a business’s balance sheet strategy.