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10 Questions to Ask Before Expanding Your Business Internationally | Company Profile

If your business is successful in one geographic area, you may be considering expanding into new markets. While the first step for many local businesses is to go national, you might be at the point where you think you’re ready to expand outside the United States. International markets present a tremendous business opportunity, but before …

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12 Things Startups Should Consider When Buying Health Insurance

As your small business grows, you may find that you want, or need, to offer insurance coverage, such as medical, dental or vision, to your employees. Offering these benefits can help attract and retain top talent, but it’s also a big investment that should not be taken lightly. To find out more about what businesses …

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14 Ways to Improve Your Product Pitch to Clients and Investors

Confidence and technique are two key elements of an effective investor or client pitch. If you don’t have confidence, you may come across as unsure about what you’re offering; if your technique is bad, you may come across as someone people won’t want to work with, or the message about what you’re offering and its …

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12 Ways to Successfully Welcome and Onboard New Employees

New employees coming into an office for the first time can feel remarkably out of place. Company cultures and expectations can vary wildly between organizations, and job duties may have a lot of small details that can’t be conveyed with a simple PDF or Google Doc. But helping new workers feel comfortable, as well as …

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13 Simple Ways to Learn From Other Entrepreneurs

As an entrepreneur, it’s important to stay on top of the latest trends in your industry. There are many different ways to do this, from networking to following news articles to listening to podcasts. To find out the best approach, we asked a panel of Young Entrepreneur Council and YEC Next members the following question: …

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15 Proven Ways to Improve Your Business Negotiation Skills

Entrepreneurs are constantly making deals, so learning how to negotiate becomes an essential skill to master. But when you’re at the bargaining table, it sometimes can be difficult to strike the right balance and arrive at a healthy compromise with a client or partner. To learn how to become a successful negotiator, we asked a …

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12 Overrated Employee Perks Your Company Should Avoid Offering

In today’s highly competitive job market, employers often try to woo top talent by advertising a variety of perks of working for their company. While some of these benefits are indeed attractive to job seekers, others simply aren’t so effective when it comes to recruiting or retaining employees. To find out more, we asked members …

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