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8/17/2016

6 Ways to Start a Business with $5k in the Bank

 When Brian Hooks and his daughters Emma and Lily started their business, ScreenMend, they had big dreams but not much to show for all their efforts. With a small investment and just over $4,000 in sales, the future seemed dim. However, after securing an investment from Shark Tank’s Lori Greiner, the company quickly grew and currently has over $1,000,000 in sales. As unrealistic as it may seem, you CAN start and grow a business with a small investment. In this article, we’ll review 6 strategies to start a business with a $5,000 investment.

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5/11/2016

Motivating Your Prospects and Customers in the Digital Era

The digital age transforms how businesses interact and communicate with their customers. It also levels the playing field between small businesses and large enterprises. This disruption is changing the dynamics of the marketplace. Simply compare the list of market leaders today with those from 10 or 15 years ago, and it becomes patently obvious that digital makes a huge difference. Indeed, a recent study by PwC shows businesses that do a great job engaging their prospects and customers on digital channels are twice as likely as their peers to achieve rapid revenue and profit growth.

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2/5/2016

Business Leaders Live the “American Dream” by Capturing the Right Work-Life Balance

Eighty-nine percent of Americans report that work-life balance is a problem, with 54 percent of those calling it a significant problem.1 For business leaders, the data doesn’t get any better. Over half of small business leaders work more than 50 hours a week, and 20 percent indicate they work more than 60 hours a week.2

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1/18/2016

10 Ways to Keep Your Enemies (Competitors) Close, Part I

Nearly every film aficionado can cite various lines and scenes from The Godfather. One of the most famous lines from the trilogy occurs in the second installment when Michael Corleone recounts one of the lessons he learned from his father, “keep your friends close, but your enemies closer.”

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8/20/2015

Davinci 101: Live chat services drive more sales and create a better customer service experience

One of the most popular add-on services among our current customers is our live web chat service. More and more people are finding out the convenience and effectiveness of having online live chat as part of their overall business strategy. If you have spent any significant time on the Davinci website, you have probably seen a peek into how the live chat service works. If not, here’s the basic rundown.

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