Small business owner’s favorite reads this month | July 2014

small business articlesThe summer is usually a slower time for many businesses, as a lot of people are on vacation, but it’s been pretty busy here at EnMast. We’re working on our relaunch, and with our growing community you guys have kept us really busy!

I recently returned from vacation (speaking of, if you have no plans of taking a vacation, YOU NEED TO), and checked my email a few times, and Devan kept yelling at me about it. Everyone needs time off. Make sure you get some!

Here are this month’s most popular small business articles on EnMast in July!

price increase notice1. 6 ways to craft a price increase notice to your clients

When I raise my rates, I HATE notifying clients. I’m nervous that I might get push back or I might lost them. Here’s an example of a letter you can send to clients to help you notify them of your higher prices. Read on » 

persistence2. Quitting is for quitters: How to keep going when everything tells you to stop

When Brad started his consulting practice, he landed two clients off the bat, but then didn’t close a sale for the next 27 deals. Here’s how he found a way through — and I think you will find it real motivating and inspiring! Read on » 

We-are-Lumen3. How I learned how to price services and products for my business

Kaleigh walks through how she figured out how much to charge for her business’ products & services with all her best tips and tricks! Read on »

signs of a failing business4. 3 signs your business is failing – watch out!

“I made 950K in sales, but my accountant told me I was bankrupt…” Our friend Mike Maguire shares a brutally honest story of his mistakes and how he didn’t let his business failure make him a failure. Read on »

business owner burnout5. How to avoid the dreaded “business owner burnout”

Want to do everything yourself in your business? Then get ready for stress, burnout, and poor performance. Korbett Miller shares the secret to avoiding the dreadful business owner ‘burnout.’ Read on »

Devan Perine

Devan Perine works with small business owners on their marketing and multimedia efforts. She's passionate about helping businesses build their presence online, and giving Gen Y a voice in the workplace. When she's not working, she loves to make a mess in the kitchen, and play with her band around Chicago. She loves to chat! Give her a shout on Google+, Twitter or LinkedIn.

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