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5 Ways Solopreneurs and Small Businesses Can Get Funding | Company Profile

Larger businesses often have access to a wide variety of funding options—including investors, shareholders, or previous business reserves—and can usually draw from these sources. This isn’t the case for most solopreneurs and small businesses, which can have a difficult time obtaining needed resources. No matter how efficiently a company uses its available funds, if there …

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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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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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