Suzanne Kearns

Suzanne has been a full-time freelance writer for 20 years. She’s written for numerous business and financial publications such as Entrepreneur, Reason Magazine, Home Business Magazine, and Money Crashers.

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    7 Tips to Get the Most From Your Business Mentor

    by on February 27, 2015

    Small-business mentors can be a key to success for new entrepreneurs, but if you don’t have the right mindset when working with one, you may not reap the true benefits from the experience. We talked to Raj Tumber, who has worked as a Certified Business Mentor …

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    Can Your Small Business Expand to a Global Market?

    by on February 24, 2015

    Think global trade is just for big businesses? According to The Hill, 98 percent of the 300,000 American companies that export goods are small and medium-sized businesses. And those businesses account for one-third of exports from the U.S. We spoke to Laurel D…

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    3 Ways to Get Publicity for Your Small Business

    by on February 20, 2015

    Michelle Tennant, international publicist and chief creative officer at Wasabi Publicity says there are three types of publicity. The two you can control are owned media, which is your website or social media accounts, and paid media, which is your paid advert…

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    Using Crowdfunding to Finance Your Startup

    by on February 19, 2015

    According to Kendall Almerico, a crowdfunding attorney with the prestigious Washington, D.C., area law firm DiMuroGinsberg and CEO of crowdfunding-compliance website Fundhub, crowdfunding can play a big role in providing startup capital for businesses, especia…

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    How to Use Press Releases to Market Your Business

    by on February 16, 2015

    Press releases can be an effective form of marketing for a small business. If done correctly, they can help build a business brand, create goodwill in the local marketplace, and bring in additional business.

    For instance, when Green River Adventures issued …

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    How to Set up a Product Distribution Plan for Your New Business

    by on February 13, 2015

    Having a great product is only one part of the equation for a successful business. You also need a solid plan to deliver that product to customers. Fortunately, you have more options for getting your product to the end user than you may realize, and depending …

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    7 Questions to Ask a Potential Business Partner Before Signing on the Dotted Line

    by on February 12, 2015

    Entering into a business partnership can be a great way to combine the talents and skills needed to build a successful company. But if the partners aren’t able to effectively work together or have different ideas about how to run the business, it can lead to d…

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    How to Lose a Negotiation

    by on February 12, 2015

    Negotiations are a key to business success, but many business owners unwittingly sabotage themselves in the process. We’ve all heard about the things that you should do in order to have a successful negotiation, but what about the things you shouldn’t do? Here…

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