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3 Ways to Beat Referral Fatigue in Sales

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 6:30pm

While social networking sites have made the task of finding potential customers easier, be sure you're targeting the right people in the correct manner.

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Find the Courage and Ask Some Clients How Your Company Can Improve

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 6:00pm

To get a clear picture of what you're doing well and what you can do better, skip the big data and high-rent consultants. Your customers will tell you, if you just ask.

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Surviving Fourth Quarter Madness -- How to Handle the Year-End Sales Crunch

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 5:45pm

Many sellers push hard to close the year and ultimately come up short. But there are a couple ways to minimize fire drills.

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Mistakes Women Entrepreneurs Make Pitching to Venture Capitalists

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 5:30pm

Female founders seeking funding for their firm should review these four tips. Otherwise they could lose out in the competition for financing.

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Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs Will Lead the Way for 3-D Printing Adoption

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 5:00pm

With the devices becoming more accessible and affordable, businesses are being built on the rapid designing, prototyping and manufacturing of products.

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How to Be the Best Boss (Infographic)

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 4:52pm

The most important thing you can do as a boss to keep talented staffers on board is to make sure they are enjoying their days and feel appreciated.

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5 Smart Moves in Good Times and Not-So-Good Times

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 4:30pm

The Great Recession panicked many business leaders into rash moves that weakened their companies. Make adjustments but don't abandon what built your brand.

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7 Methods for Analyzing Your Great Idea Before You Bet the Company on It

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 4:00pm

There is a time when you must fall madly in love with the product you want to bring to market and a time to coolly determine if anybody else will.

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Can You Tell McDonald's From Organic? These Foodies Couldn't. (Video)

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 3:44pm

Thinking they were eating snacks from a new organic restaurant, these food experts couldn’t stop singing McNuggets' praises. And, it was all caught on tape.

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4 Types of Apps That Never Succeed

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 3:30pm

If you're launching an app-based business, stay clear of these problems that will sink your startup.

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The 3 Most Important Characteristics When Hiring at a Startup

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 3:15pm

Find the diamonds in the rough, the talented folks who might not fit the classic mold. These individuals can have potential for tremendous growth, for themselves and their employer.

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To Be a Brilliant Leader, Mindset Is Everything (Infographic)

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 3:12pm

Successful executives may have vastly different leadership styles, but they share very similar mindsets.

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Is It Smart for Entrepreneurs to Hire Friends?

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 3:00pm

Hiring people you know and trust can be very beneficial to an entrepreneur and her venture. But if not done correctly, it can spell disaster.

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How Sara Blakely Built a Billion-Dollar Business From Scratch

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 2:45pm

She built the Spanx brand starting out with just $5,000 in savings and no experience in retail or manufacturing.

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For Entrepreneurs in Developing Countries to Succeed, They Need This

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 2:30pm

Just like entrepreneurs living in Silicon Valley, founders in developing countries need one important element to thrive.

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Reclaim the Hour and a Half You’re Forfeiting to Distractions at Work (Infographic)

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 2:24pm

A full 43 percent of employees are distracted for a sizeable chunk of the workday. Here’s what’s getting in the way of getting work done.

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To Keep Your Startup Alive, Keep Creating Value

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 2:15pm

Deter your company from meeting the fate of those unfortunate enterprises that have vanished. Keep renewing product offerings.

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Microsoft Ditching the 'Nokia' and 'Windows Phone' Brands for 'Microsoft Lumia'

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 2:06pm

The new name and branding will be rolled out in the next coming weeks, beginning with France.

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Flash Mobs Have More to Teach About Managing Teams Than Any Textbook

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 2:00pm

The intricacy and spontaneous organization of flash mobs epitomizes what modern workplaces strive for.

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The 'Smart Slice' Is Coming: 5 Fast-Food Trends for 2015

Entrepreneur.com Latest Headlines - October 22, 2014 - 2:00pm

From Taco Bell to Dunkin Donuts, fast-food giants are innovating heavily as they look to take a bigger bite of the market.

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