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5 Misconceptions About Running Your Own Business


Since I embarked on my entrepreneurial journey in 2011, I’ve started and managed over 10 different businesses. It may sound impressive and glamourous but I can bet people who have experienced similar journey would think otherwise, particularly in the early phases of the journey. I call them the misconceptions that non-business owners have about running our own business. I had…

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5 Things to Prepare and Consider Before You Hire a Web Designer


Whether you’re revamping your existing website or starting a new one, preparation will save you time and money before you engage in the service of web development company to work on your project. This is also partly applicable to those of you who is savvy enough to develop your own website. Having managed numerous web development projects, understanding a client’s…

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Resolving Online Consumer Disputes for E-Commerce Business


If you’re running a small business with limited resources, dispute resolution can be very time consuming and sometimes may result in monetary loss. No matter how good the customer service you provide, there will always be problems that will arise between you and the customers that’s not within your control. If you know what you’re doing, you can always deal…

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Effective Guerrilla Marketing Tactic through Promotional Merchandise


Most companies, big and small, use promotional merchandise as part of their guerrilla marketing campaign. These are the items such as T-shirts, keychains, pens, or any kind of products that can be imprinted with the company’s name or logo to be given away to clients in an event. Guerrilla marketing tactics are most useful for small companies without big advertising…

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What You Can Do When Customers Make Mistakes


This morning I received a buzz on my phone from my customer in Etsy. When I looked at the preview message, I spotted the word “mistake” and I jumped up from bed instantly. I always get rather nervous when it comes to this because I always do my best to not upset my customers in any ways. Upon reading the…

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