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12 Negotiation Tactics That Actually Work

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 BusinessCollective, a free virtual mentorship program that helps millions of entrepreneurs start and grow businesses.   1. Be Honest and Don’t Oversell  Make sure to be honest and don’t promise the world. When you […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Join the Small Business Revolution, Reach Your Customers & More

Smart Hustle Recap: Join the Small Business Revolution, Reach Your Customers & More

Small businesses today are supported more than ever before. From small biz-focused government grants and programs to events (such as the upcoming Small Business Saturday) that encourage people to shop small, it’s good to know that today’s small business owners have many cheerleaders in their corner. In today’s Smart Hustle Recap, we tell you about […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Increase Your Likability, E-commerce Tools, and More!

Smart Hustle Recap: Increase Your Likability, E-commerce Tools, and More!

Dave Kerpen is the expert of likability. CEO of the appropriately named Likeable Local, he has written several bestselling books on the art of becoming more likable, including how likeability improves your power, influence, and business success. Since people buy from those whom they know, like and trust, a simple lesson on likability can help […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Winning New Business, Facebook Live & IT Security

Smart Hustle Recap: Winning New Business, Facebook Live & IT Security

It happens to many small businesses: you start out strong, generating a buzz that draws in customers and grows sales. Then time passes, and you realize you have not been winning any new business lately. While there is much to be said for keeping your existing customers happy and loyal, the only way you can […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Google Analtyics How-To, Recovering from a Sales Slump, and More!

Smart Hustle Recap: Google Analytics How-To, Recovering from a Sales Slump, and More!

When it comes to your marketing and sales efforts, one of the most important things that you need to do is track statistics related to your progress. How else would you know when something is (or is not) working? How else could you refine your campaigns and improve your performance? One of the most helpful […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

Smart Hustle Recap: Establishing Culture in Your Business, Better Analytics, & More

There are a million small details to consider when growing your business, from the technology you’ll use to whom you’ll hire and how each individual task should be performed. In this edition of the Smart Hustle Recap, we’re going to share tips on a few of these areas that are sometimes neglected as you focus […]

Smart Hustle Recap: Entrepreneur Advice to Grow Your Small Business

SH Recap – Market Your Business, Improve Your Sales, and GROW!

Sales and marketing are two of the biggest concerns for small business owners, and admittedly these are two of our favorite topics to cover over on Smart Hustle. In this week’s Recap, we’re sharing some of the best marketing and sales articles recently published that are sure to give you new strategies to think about […]

GoDaddy Hosting & Ecommerce Review: A Great Option for SmallBiz Owners

GoDaddy Hosting & Ecommerce Helps SmallBiz Owners Set Up an Online Presence

This article was written in partnership with GoDaddy, a company that offers domain name registration as well as hosting and ecommerce services to help you develop your online presence. The phrase rings out on websites all over the Internet – if you’re a business, “you HAVE to be online!” Although most small business owners will […]

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

Choosing the Right POS Technology for Your Small Business

This article was written in partnership with ShopKeep, an iPad POS System used by over 20,000 small businesses in the United States and Canada. Choosing the right point of sale (POS) technology is one of the many tasks for setting up your small business, and like other areas of building your business, it is complicated […]