Business Development


How to learn from your competition

Turn your competitors into assets. Use these strategies to find your competitors weaknesses and learn how to use them to your advantage.

7 tips for negotiating the best deal with your suppliers

When is the last time you renegotiated pricing with your suppliers? Get tips for negotiating to decrease your expenses so you can realize more profit.

How to Hone in on Your Business Niche

Honing in on a business niche may help you grow your business by lowering expenses. Learn how to identify and reach your business niche market.

4 Ways Your Small Business Can Compete With Corporate Giants

Ready to compete with the big guys? It's all about innovation, agility and listening to your customers. Learn how to be David, and take down Goliath.

New Business Accelerator Will Take Veteran-Owned Businesses to the Next Level

Miami incubator and accelerator Venture Hive and a Florida city are partnering to offer programs to help military veterans transition to entrepreneurship.

How to Boost Profits by Retaining Customers

A mere 5 percent increase in customer retention can translate to a bump in profits of between 25 and 95 percent. Inspire your customers to keep coming back.

Improve Your Marketing Strategy With a Case Study

Take your marketing to the next level by creating a case study. These strategic documents are real-world proof of your expertise and problem-solving skills.

Using LinkedIn for Business Development

Build your personal brand, make valuable business connections and bring visibility to your business with this one social media tool.

Guide to Mastering Business Development

How to get government contracts for your small business

The government purchases an astonishing volume of products each year, and 23 percent of the $500 billion in yearly contracts are required to go to small companies.

How to Prevent Fraud in Your Business

ID Theft and credit card fraud are at all-time highs. At the same time, customers demand to pay on the web and with their mobile devices. This article points out some red flags, and suggests what to do if you see red flags that indicate your business is the target of fraud.

How to Prepare Your Business for the Slow Season

Slow seasons are an inevitability of seasonal businesses. But, instead of dreading the slow season, business owners can proactively prepare for the slow season to better the business year round.

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