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How To Make Price A Strategy In Your Sales

Last holiday season, Amazon updated pricing on its website nearly 10 million times, ensuring the best sales beat out competitors. Now, smaller retailers have similar enterprise-pricing tools that enable creative pricing strategies across all sales channels. Kara Egan, Director of Product Marketing, Stitch Labs, shares her insight in this guest blog post. As a business, it’s […]

5 Sneaky ways to Measure demand for your product or service

Five Sneaky Ways to Measure Demand for Your Product or Service

Multi-national corporations spend millions of dollars developing products and market testing them before they move to a full-scale launch. Huge retailers and restaurant chains will study traffic patterns and demographics on a scale that puts political pollsters to shame. I’ve always been envious of these types of research. It seemed to me that market research […]

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11 Ways You Can Improve Your Checkout Process and Increase Sales

What is one thing I can add to my online purchasing/checkout process that will increase sales? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Use an […]

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9 Great Pieces of Call-Tracking Software for Entrepreneurs

What is your favorite call–tracking software and why? The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. TalkDesk I’m a big fan of TalkDesk simply because they lead the way on […]

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The 10 Best Invoicing Apps for Service-Based Businesses

Name your favorite invoicing app or software for service-based businesses (please include a link) and explain why. The Young Entrepreneur Council (YEC) is an invite-only organization comprised of the world’s most promising young entrepreneurs. In partnership with Citi, YEC recently launched StartupCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses. 1. Plasso […]

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Chocolate, Growth and Publicity: A Sweet Story of Success [Video]

At the 2014 Small Business Summit, Sarah Endline, CEO of sweetriot, makers of  natural, healthy, yummy chocolate treats and snacks created in a socially responsible way, shares how her small town upbringing influenced her entrepreneurial journey.  Starting with the vision for her business and then working her way through discovering her delicious, guilt free chocolate, Sarah shares […]