Small Business Digest Newsletter

September 2008

Editor’s summary:                           

See, hear and learn ways to improve business acumen at
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Exit interviews are a valuable source of information about how a company is really perceived by their employees.

For an audio interview with Beth Carver, on how to utilize exit interviews to improve company operations,
click here to listen.

Three Strategies to Help Turn Around a Losing Sales Game in the Fourth Quarter
Sales leaders, like football coaches whose teams are behind at the start of the fourth quarter, must retool if they want to win the sales revenue game.

Bridging the Gap Between Sales and Marketing
Push-Leads are the leads sales people actually want, appreciate, and can be held accountable to.

Economic Stimulus Tax Adjustment Enables Firms To Deduct All Costs Of Equipment
Website offers answers to most frequently asked questions about the provisions as well as purchasing strategies.

Developing Leadership Skills and Clarity at Machu Picchu
Leaders taking the time to explore who they are and what they can do in a vastly different environment.

Franchising Growing As Alternative For Many Managers
Tax preparation, consulting and advisory services and service sector cited as most appealing.

Five Ways To Cut Startup Costs In Today's World
Adopt an overall startup approach designed to take advantage of today's low-startup-cost climate.

The Rise of the "Little Guy" in the Art Prints Industry
Finding niches that set them apart and capitalizing on them.

Successful Holiday Email Strategies
Focus on how to provide value to the customer by answering the age-old question: WIIFM (What's In It For Me)? 

Developing A Work Strategy That Closes Sales
How to systematically make inroads with prospective customers and secure the sale.

Tips on Launching a Health/ Fitness Business in 2008
There are ways to establish a business with limited resources even by the end of this year.

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