5 Foolproof Ways To Build Customer Trust In Your Website

AllBusiness. comThe internet is filled with anonymity, as anyone can start a website and post content or sell things. New websites and online stores pop up every single day, but there is no one that can verify their legitimacy or their claims. Trust is a scarce—but extremely valuable—commodity.

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The internet is filled with anonymity, as anyone can start a website and post content or sell things. New websites and online stores pop up every single day, but there is no one that can verify their legitimacy or their claims. Continue reading “5 Foolproof Ways To Build Customer Trust In Your Website”

You Only Get One Chance To Recognize A Good First Impression

I recently read an article indicating that using emoticons in professional correspondence might make a wrong first impression. The author shared a recent study published in the Journal of Social Psychological and Personality Science: Effects of Smiling Emoticons on Virtual First Impressions. The results indicate that including the adorable smiley in your work email might be coming across as incompetence. I find those results heartbreaking.

I recently read an article indicating that using emoticons in professional correspondence might make a wrong first impression. The author shared a recent study published in the Journal of Social Psychological and Personality Science: Effects of Smiling Emoticons on Virtual First Impressions. The results indicate that including the adorable smiley in your work email might be coming across as incompetence. Continue reading “You Only Get One Chance To Recognize A Good First Impression”

How Even The Busiest Business Owner Can Make Vacation Happen This Year

AllBusiness. comHard to believe, but summer is nearly over. Did you take a vacation from your small business this year? If you’re like many entrepreneurs, the answer is no. Just 57% of small business owners in a recent survey by OnDeck Capital say they are vacationing this year, and only 32% say they generally make vacation a priority.

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Hard to believe, but summer is nearly over. Did you take a vacation from your small business this year? If you’re like many entrepreneurs, the answer is no. Continue reading “How Even The Busiest Business Owner Can Make Vacation Happen This Year”

5 Ways To Obtain Funding For Small Business

Sponsored by The Doan Law Firm P. C. :There’s never been a better time to start your very own small business — especially with so many government loans available and lowered barriers to entry available today. The latter doesn’t go for all industries, of course; but a part of the process is finding the viable ones through research.

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There’s never been a better time to start your very own small business — especially with so many government loans available and lowered barriers to entry available today. Continue reading “5 Ways To Obtain Funding For Small Business”

Entrepreneurs: Make Sure Your Professional Development Plan Focuses On Building These 3 Crucial Skills

AllBusiness. comWhy is a professional development plan important for entrepreneurs? Because without one, it’s difficult to grow a business. No entrepreneur has a ready-built skill set that provides all the answers to continuously changing situations. Most likely, you are more competent in certain business functions than others.

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Why is a professional development plan important for entrepreneurs? Because without one, it’s difficult to grow a business. No entrepreneur has a ready-built skill set that provides all the answers to continuously changing situations. Continue reading “Entrepreneurs: Make Sure Your Professional Development Plan Focuses On Building These 3 Crucial Skills”

The Best Affiliate Networks For Bloggers

August 23, 2017 Leave a Comment This post may contain affiliate links. Please see our disclosure policy for further information. Maybe youve dabbled in affiliate marketing but have yet to find the best affiliate networks for bloggers. First off, if you havent read this post, please do so, as it explains the details and rules of affiliate marketing, along with some handy tips.

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The 4 Steps That Helped Me Build My Personal Brand From Scratch

AllBusiness. comRemember when a CV was all it took to impress a potential employer? Those were simpler times, indeed.  But somehow it feels limited when I look back now. When I applied to my first job, all I had to forward to my then-employer was a resume listing my qualifications and a cover letter.

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Remember when a CV was all it took to impress a potential employer? Those were simpler times, indeed. But somehow it feels limited when I look back now. Continue reading “The 4 Steps That Helped Me Build My Personal Brand From Scratch”