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  • Entrepreneur
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Past articles by Dave:

5 Ways to Improve the Productivity of Your Team

If your staff isn’t as productive as it needs to be, your company won’t be as successful. Follow these five strategies and boost your team’s productivity. → Read More

4 Steps to Kick-Start Your Online Business

Whether you’re planning to launch a SaaS website, an e-commerce business, or a website that generates revenue from advertising, there are four key steps you should follow. → Read More

Two Critical But Often Ignored Business Plan Ingredients

When entrepreneurs write business plans, most will leave out two areas that are key for obtaining outside funding. Don’t make that mistake in your plan. → Read More

Writing a Business Plan May Not Be Your Idea of Fun, But It Forces You to Build These 4 Crucial Habits

These key habits will allow you to grow a stronger, more profitable business. → Read More

If You're Trying to Raise Money, Doing Any of These 9 Things May Scare off Investors

If You're Trying to Raise Money, Doing Any of These 9 Things May Scare off Investors Avoid these mistakes and funding could be yours. → Read More

Considering Hiring a New College Grad for Your Startup or Small Business? Use These 5 Tests to Find Superstar Employees.

New college grads could be great or terrible hires. Here's how to weed out the duds. → Read More

Just Keeping Track of Key Measures Can Double Your Profits

"Operational dashboards'' keep employees and entire businesses focused on improving the tasks that make everything work. → Read More

Are You Getting Email Marketing Right? Use These 4 Metrics to Find Out.

Every company can afford email marketing, but no company can afford to get wrong. Here is what to measure and how to improve results.. → Read More

Small Business Dashboards: How They'll Help Your Business Grow

Learn why every small business needs a dashboard, and how it can transform your success. → Read More

Famous Entrepreneurs: Who They Are And How They Were Educated

Learn the educational background of the world's greatest entrepreneurs. → Read More

The Basics of Pitching Investors

I have my product and I'm ready to start pitching my company to investors, but I'm not the best with words. What suggestions do you have for... → Read More

Use Metrics to Maximize Results From Your Sales Team

Tracking key variables can focus, motivate and educate your staff, netting greater profits. → Read More

How to Get More Visitors to Click, Buy or Promote on Your Site

Your visitors follow a path after visiting your site. Make sure they get to where you want them to go. → Read More

Ready to Drop Your Recruiter? Not So Fast.

For the past 7 years, I've run a small independent IT firm. I make decent money and have great relationships with my clients. I'm connected to most... → Read More

Pareto Principle: How To Use It To Dramatically Grow Your Business

Learn the exponential power of the Pareto Principle. → Read More

Tracking These 6 Metrics Could Boost Your Sales

If you're not tracking these numbers, you'll have a hard time growing. → Read More

How to Improve the Success of a Membership Program

The key is to track and improve these important key performance indicators. → Read More

Starting a Small Business: Passion is Key

John Walsh is the host and creator of the television show “America's Most Wanted" which ran for a whopping 23 years. Walsh became an anti-crime activist and launched the show following the murder of his son, Adam. I’ve often wondered whether Walsh would have launched the show, or been so [...] → Read More

Starting A Business: Choose Pain Over Pleasure

If you’re starting a business, or considering launching a new product or service, you should always assess whether your offering solves a pain or provides a pleasure. Because in general, you will be more successful when you solve a pain. Let me explain. People tend to act more quickly, and will [...] → Read More

Business Plan Template: What To Include

All entrepreneurs and business owners should have a business plan. The very process of developing your plan helps you understand they type of business you'd like to build, and the action plan which you will need to follow. However, there's only one time when EVERY entrepreneur and business owner develops a [...] → Read More