Jean Dion

Jean Dion is a business writer for Intuit and is passionate about solving small business problems.

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    Contract Conundrum: Should You Sign a Non-Compete Agreement?

    by on February 6, 2014

    Freelance employment contracts often make for dull, dry reading. It can be tempting to skip poring over the details and simply sign on the dotted line, so you can get to work — and start earning money as quickly as possible.

    Resist the temptation. Some cont…

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    Your Marketing Campaign Went Viral — Now What?

    by on January 27, 2014

    Learning how to craft a viral marketing campaign is relatively easy. Yet few companies seem prepared to deal with the aftermath, and fewer still effectively turn their viral successes into increased sales.

    Consider this: In 2013, Kmart made three commercials …

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    How Financial Crisis Led a Winery to Success

    by on January 20, 2014

    Running a winery isn’t easy. There are grapes to cultivate or buy, fermentation processes to oversee, product to bottle and sell, customers to please, and bills to pay. And when the great recession hit a few years ago, winery owners had one more task to co…

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