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6 Ways Small Businesses Can Survive In A Crazy Economy

Contrary to popular belief, small businesses can survive a crazy economy by taking some proactive steps.

    Provide spectacular customer service — every time. Have a friend or colleague visit your business and provide feedback from a customer’s perspective. This person should be unknown by your staff and willing to provide a candid assessment.
    Make sure your front and back office work like a well-oiled machine. Are the front line and the back office telling your customers the same thing?
    Manage your customer relationships — return customers take the least amount of effort — use that to your advantage. Keep in touch often.
    Review your strategic plan monthly (weekly is even better). Make sure you’re doing the things that will get you where you want to go.
    Adjust your strategic plan as necessary. Your “smallness” makes you more flexible.
    Communicate, communicate, communicate — with your employees and your customers. Nurture those relationships. Ask for feedback often.

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Million Dollar Support System For You and For Your Business

Whether you are a consultant, coach, business owner, doctor, professional, corporate elite or student, whatever your profession is, moving towards your dream requires taking courageous steps. Making long-lasting changes requires us to create a network of support. Surrounding yourself with a community of nice-giving-good people, committed to their own growth, will give you tremendous emotional strength to move forward.

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Rearrange Your Affairs For Maximum Tax Savings

One way to maximize your business profits is by reducing your taxes.
Frequently, income and other taxes could be lowered significantly if
only the taxpayer were willing to plan ahead. By taking some simple
steps to rearrange your affairs, you could save a fortune!

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How to secure your small business with a PIX firewall

One of the more popular firewall products for the small business market is the Cisco PIX 501. Out of the box it requires just a few configuration entries and you are up and running.

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In Sickness And In Health

I recently drove by a business that had a sign out front that read “Closed due to illness”.

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