BEST PRACTICES

This is our collection of best practices for every part of running your small business. Browse through our articles, videos, tools & templates and more below!

5 Employee appreciation ideas you wish you thought of before

employee appreciation ideas

Buying gifts for employees is often more difficult that figuring out what to buy your in-laws for birthdays or the holidays. So how do you

3 Reasons why it’s a good time to sell your business now

when to sell your business

Is it the right time to sell your business? According to business expert Gene Marks, the answer is, "Yes." Marks explains his case for

Most popular small business articles: March & April 2015

small business articles

Hey there! It’s been a while since we sent one of these out! We spent two months on the topic of sales instead of just one, so it's time

How to turn online connections into real world sales

make sales

If you've been following along with our blog posts, or if you listen to our podcast you know that we are big fans of social media and online

How to respond to random LinkedIn requests

responding to linkedin requests

If you are active on LinkedIn, your chances of "getting found" increase. You will get more inbound contacts from prospects, job seekers,

5 ways your website can help you fill your sales pipeline

how to fill sales pipeline

Finding more qualified prospects to fill the top of your sales pipeline is the best way to accelerate the growth of your company. Any action

How to warm up cold leads (without being a pest)

cold leads into hot sales

Cold is not usually a positive association. Cold coffee. Cold weather. Cold attitudes. Not a lot of people will jump up and down with

How to increase sales (and make more money)

how to increase sales

What creates sales for your company? What is one thing can you do today that will increase sales in the future? What can you do that will

5 Sales Prospecting Tools Every Entrepreneur Needs

5 sales prospecting tools

When you're working hard to build new relationships and network for your business, you're ultimately working to increase your sales

What is a sales pipeline? Here’s everything you need to know

what is a sales pipeline

Getting a customer, for most of us, isn't a one step process. It's different for all types of businesses. So then, what is a sales