The Majority of Small-Business Owners Rely on Word-of-Mouth Referrals. Here Are 3 Ways to Get Them. Alignable recently completed a survey of 7,500 small-business owners in North America and asked participants a single question — what’s the best way to acquire local customers? The results? 85 percent said word-of-mouth referrals. …Read More »
4 Fix-It Lessons From Uber's Overhaul The strong flow of corporate chaos at Uber has produced a leadership vacuum with threatening brand implications. As reported by The New York Times, the ride-hailing giant named Dara Khosrowshahi as its new CEO in August, hoping the former Expedia leader can right the ship. …Read More »
Got Bad Credit? Don't Apply for a Loan Before You Ask a Few Hard Questions. If you have bad credit, your financing options may be limited and expensive. If you hope to start or a grow a business, you’ll need to learn how to judge the status of your credit …Read More »
Has Your Business Plateaued? Here's How Companies Like Square and Salesforce.com Have Broken Through.
Has Your Business Plateaued? Here's How Companies Like Square and Salesforce.com Have Broken Through. Today tighter profit margins, rising costs, sinking sales and market share battles are hitting industries across the board from retail to media, construction to publishing. Even in public and nonprofit sector industries like post offices, museums and classical …Read More »
3 Storytelling Tips for Brands in Emerging Tech Sectors In the epic classic “One Thousand and One Nights,” a young woman named Scheherazade devises a brilliant plan to save her life. Each night, she tells the Sasanian king a story so enthralling that he must postpone her execution another night …Read More »
This Entrepreneur Started His Business for One, Very Important Customer: Himself In this video, Entrepreneur Network partner FounderMade spotlights Constantin Bisanz, the founder of Aloha, which is an organic, vegan, non-GMO, gluten- and soy-free protein and health food business. Bisanz explains why he started Aloha in the first place — …Read More »