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  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    9 Ways To Prepare For Growth And Success

    It's Business 101 to have contingency plans in place for when things go wrong. But, conversely, are you prepared for growth and success? What if it turns out your positive expectations were too conservative? What if an unexpected celebrity endorsement sends demand for your product soaring? On a more practical...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Looking For A Great Business Idea? Stay Home

    They say that almost every business imaginable can be franchised - and probably already has been. The franchise industry is spreading into all facets of life because the dependable products, systems and services that form the foundation of franchising are exactly what value-conscious consumers are looking for in today's tough...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Cheap Ways To Motivate Your Team

    When we think of recognition, we think of praise and awards, but there is a more integrated approach to ensure that members of your crew know their importance. Nearly everything small-business owners do in the workplace either contributes to or takes away from how recognized employees feel. Opportunities don't have...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Team-Building With A Purpose

    Announce that you're planning a team-building exercise for your staff, and watch the eyes roll. Team-building events have a reputation among many employees as time-wasters that simply keep them away from the office as more work piles up, but savvy entrepreneurs design programs that will help them reach specific goals...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Top 10 Reasons To Start A Business In A Recession

    Regardless of what people around you (including the media) may say, right now is the best time to get into business. Just go back and look at the economic slowdowns throughout history. Most recessions in the post-World War II era last an average of 10 months, followed by growth cycles...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Introduction To Wholesale Distribution

    Three types of operations can perform the functions of wholesale trade: wholesale distributors; manufacturers' sales branches and offices; and agents, brokers and commission agents. As a wholesale distributor, one will probably run an independently owned and operated firm that buys and sells products of which they have taken ownership. Generally,...

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  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    What Else Besides Termination?

    In your own company, costs are mounting, credit lines are disappearing and revenues are decreasing. You have to make some serious decisions regarding the enormous expense generated by staff salaries and benefits. Do you terminate some and lay off others? Or do you risk bankruptcy, serious negative financial status or...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    How Much Startup Cash Do You Need?

    You need money to open your new business - and to keep it open. This tool will tabulate your pre-opening costs like legal fees, office supplies and equipment, and marketing costs, and the funds that will keep you running, including payroll, monthly expenses and inventory.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    ROI For Your Online Pay-Per-Click Ad Campaigns

    Use this tool to determine the ROI for your online pay-per-click campaign. By entering the amount of clicks purchased, the cost-per-click, conversion rate and average sale per customer you can determine the ROI (return on investment) for your pay-per-click advertising campaigns.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Keep Tabs On Your Cash Flow

    This tool shows you how sales, credit and collections, payables and receivables, carrying inventory, and rapid growth can absorb your business' money.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Investment ROI

    Are you negotiating with an investor to give up a piece of your business for funds? Use this tool to view both sides of the investment table. Enter the investment amount, equity share and term of the investment to see the investor's ROI (return on investment), and what your company...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    The Value Of Converting Website Visitors To Customers

    This tool allows you to see the sales impact that improving your website conversion rate has on your total online sales. By entering your visitors and total orders, you can see what an increase in conversion can do.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    How Much Is Email Marketing Bringing In?

    Use this tool to determine the ROI (Return On Investment) for your email campaigns. Based on your cost-per-contact, number of respondents and buyers, revenue and profit, your ROI will automatically be calculated. Use this tool to test different scenarios to see what works for you.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Build Your Management Team

    Building your team demands matching jobs to people's strengths. That means giving people responsibilities according to skill level, not based on how close a friend they are, or how closely related they are to you, or whether you just like their sunny personality. That includes you as well - don't...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Talent Management: Issues Of Focus And Fit

    The idea of talent management is attractive for several reasons. Managers and HR professionals feel they should be doing more about developing their organization's workforce for the future, and talent management is assumed to be just about this. The term can also encompass career development, which has been difficult to...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Rewarding Employees When Your Budget Is Tight

    Happy employees are more productive employees. In a tight economy, many business owners believe they don't have the means to make their employees happy because they can't increase their salaries. While all of us want and appreciate salary increases, money is not the only, or even the best, motivator. According...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Recruitment And Retention: When Company Inducements Trigger Liability

    A strong international economy has raised competitive pressures on companies to hire and retain quality employees. Employers may be tempted to make recruiting statements that are less than fully accurate or complete. This paper examines the rules of employer misstatements using recent cases involving common business situations and makes recommendations...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Start A Retail Business

    Owning your own store is a dream shared by many. Retailing is one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy. As one of the nation's largest employers, the retail industry provides excellent business opportunities for you. At least one-third of the 500,000 or so new enterprises launched each year are...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Aug 2005

    Your Guide To Terminating Employees

    Terminating an employee is often a painful process, both for the boss and the person being fired. Generally speaking, giving and receiving negative messages is an uncomfortable experience. People who have to deliver the message often hesitate to do so because they don't want to be the bearer of bad...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Apr 2003

    Using Site Stats to Measure Your Success

    One thing all successful businesses have in common is that they test everything and assume nothing. This is especially true for online businesses. But in order to test, one have to be able to measure results. The good news is, for e-businesses, tracking results is a snap. But there's a...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Oct 2001

    Toon Up

    Motivated by research showing that soft-drink slurping is a contributing factor in many instances of childhood obesity, one enterprising dairy company has figured out a "Wile E." way to market its milk drinks by appealing to the kids' sweet tooth. Helping out with the before, during and after this era...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    How Much Startup Cash Do You Need?

    You need money to open your new business - and to keep it open. This tool will tabulate your pre-opening costs like legal fees, office supplies and equipment, and marketing costs, and the funds that will keep you running, including payroll, monthly expenses and inventory.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    ROI For Your Online Pay-Per-Click Ad Campaigns

    Use this tool to determine the ROI for your online pay-per-click campaign. By entering the amount of clicks purchased, the cost-per-click, conversion rate and average sale per customer you can determine the ROI (return on investment) for your pay-per-click advertising campaigns.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Keep Tabs On Your Cash Flow

    This tool shows you how sales, credit and collections, payables and receivables, carrying inventory, and rapid growth can absorb your business' money.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    Investment ROI

    Are you negotiating with an investor to give up a piece of your business for funds? Use this tool to view both sides of the investment table. Enter the investment amount, equity share and term of the investment to see the investor's ROI (return on investment), and what your company...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    The Value Of Converting Website Visitors To Customers

    This tool allows you to see the sales impact that improving your website conversion rate has on your total online sales. By entering your visitors and total orders, you can see what an increase in conversion can do.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • Tools & Templates // Jan 2009

    How Much Is Email Marketing Bringing In?

    Use this tool to determine the ROI (Return On Investment) for your email campaigns. Based on your cost-per-contact, number of respondents and buyers, revenue and profit, your ROI will automatically be calculated. Use this tool to test different scenarios to see what works for you.

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    What Else Besides Termination?

    In your own company, costs are mounting, credit lines are disappearing and revenues are decreasing. You have to make some serious decisions regarding the enormous expense generated by staff salaries and benefits. Do you terminate some and lay off others? Or do you risk bankruptcy, serious negative financial status or...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Build Your Management Team

    Building your team demands matching jobs to people's strengths. That means giving people responsibilities according to skill level, not based on how close a friend they are, or how closely related they are to you, or whether you just like their sunny personality. That includes you as well - don't...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Talent Management: Issues Of Focus And Fit

    The idea of talent management is attractive for several reasons. Managers and HR professionals feel they should be doing more about developing their organization's workforce for the future, and talent management is assumed to be just about this. The term can also encompass career development, which has been difficult to...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Rewarding Employees When Your Budget Is Tight

    Happy employees are more productive employees. In a tight economy, many business owners believe they don't have the means to make their employees happy because they can't increase their salaries. While all of us want and appreciate salary increases, money is not the only, or even the best, motivator. According...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Cheap Ways To Motivate Your Team

    When we think of recognition, we think of praise and awards, but there is a more integrated approach to ensure that members of your crew know their importance. Nearly everything small-business owners do in the workplace either contributes to or takes away from how recognized employees feel. Opportunities don't have...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Apr 2009

    Team-Building With A Purpose

    Announce that you're planning a team-building exercise for your staff, and watch the eyes roll. Team-building events have a reputation among many employees as time-wasters that simply keep them away from the office as more work piles up, but savvy entrepreneurs design programs that will help them reach specific goals...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Aug 2005

    Your Guide To Terminating Employees

    Terminating an employee is often a painful process, both for the boss and the person being fired. Generally speaking, giving and receiving negative messages is an uncomfortable experience. People who have to deliver the message often hesitate to do so because they don't want to be the bearer of bad...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    Employee Recruitment And Retention: When Company Inducements Trigger Liability

    A strong international economy has raised competitive pressures on companies to hire and retain quality employees. Employers may be tempted to make recruiting statements that are less than fully accurate or complete. This paper examines the rules of employer misstatements using recent cases involving common business situations and makes recommendations...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Jan 2009

    How To Start A Retail Business

    Owning your own store is a dream shared by many. Retailing is one of the fastest-growing segments of the economy. As one of the nation's largest employers, the retail industry provides excellent business opportunities for you. At least one-third of the 500,000 or so new enterprises launched each year are...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Top 10 Reasons To Start A Business In A Recession

    Regardless of what people around you (including the media) may say, right now is the best time to get into business. Just go back and look at the economic slowdowns throughout history. Most recessions in the post-World War II era last an average of 10 months, followed by growth cycles...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Sep 2009

    Looking For A Great Business Idea? Stay Home

    They say that almost every business imaginable can be franchised - and probably already has been. The franchise industry is spreading into all facets of life because the dependable products, systems and services that form the foundation of franchising are exactly what value-conscious consumers are looking for in today's tough...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Mar 2010

    9 Ways To Prepare For Growth And Success

    It's Business 101 to have contingency plans in place for when things go wrong. But, conversely, are you prepared for growth and success? What if it turns out your positive expectations were too conservative? What if an unexpected celebrity endorsement sends demand for your product soaring? On a more practical...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Feb 2009

    Introduction To Wholesale Distribution

    Three types of operations can perform the functions of wholesale trade: wholesale distributors; manufacturers' sales branches and offices; and agents, brokers and commission agents. As a wholesale distributor, one will probably run an independently owned and operated firm that buys and sells products of which they have taken ownership. Generally,...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Oct 2001

    Toon Up

    Motivated by research showing that soft-drink slurping is a contributing factor in many instances of childhood obesity, one enterprising dairy company has figured out a "Wile E." way to market its milk drinks by appealing to the kids' sweet tooth. Helping out with the before, during and after this era...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media

  • White Papers // Apr 2003

    Using Site Stats to Measure Your Success

    One thing all successful businesses have in common is that they test everything and assume nothing. This is especially true for online businesses. But in order to test, one have to be able to measure results. The good news is, for e-businesses, tracking results is a snap. But there's a...

    Provided By Entrepreneur Media