GlobalBX Entrepreneur Business Articles - May 2010

Staying Focused And Motivated

It’s not easy to remain focused and motivated at work. There are many distractions and comforts that call to you. But if you can resist them, the benefits are many. You’ll get your work done during the hours you planned to work, and you’ll have time off with friends and family afterwards. This improved work [...]

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Your Hardware Selection Depends On “Their” Ecosystems

 ”I found a cure for the plague of the 20th century, and now I’ve lost it! – Dr. Robert Campbell/Sean Connery, Medicine Man (1992) – Cinergi Pictures Today, two things seem to define who you are…your significant other and your computing device. One is (hopefully) permanent, the other changing. Hint — the device is the [...]

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I Is For (Free) Information

This week, I wanted to address a question that I get asked by many small businesses. How much information is appropriate to give away for free?   Most of us get asked to give away a fair amount of information – from information that we choose to provide (like this article) to people contacting us [...]

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Domino’s Pizza Franchise Business Opportunity – Domino’s Pizza Franchise Review

Domino’s Pizza is one of the most recognizable brands in the world, and the company now offers a fantastic opportunity to run your own business with the sort of backing you want. Franchise openings are available in all U.S. states except Texas, Maryland, Virginia, New Jersey, and New York. You will receive extensive training and [...]

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Start an Advertising Consultants Franchise – Home Based Business Opportunity

Advertising Consultants is currently offering a business opportunity that may just be too good for you to pass up. With financing assistance, training, and support available to all entering into a partnership with them, Advertising Consultants certainly offers a very appealing and potentially lucrative package. About Advertising Consultants Advertising Consultants is a prestigious and established [...]

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Elect Home Care Franchise Business Opportunity

Elect Home Care is a premier, non-medical care company that is currently looking to expand. As such, there are amazing business opportunities available in the form of a franchise. If you invest in one of these franchises, you will enjoy complete training and support as well as extensive benefits unmatched elsewhere. Be sure to check [...]

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American IRA And 401(k) Retirement Plan Rollover Franchise Service

The American IRA and 401(k) Retirement Plan Rollover Franchise Service offers a fantastic service for anyone seeking to invest in a franchise or other similar business opportunity. Franchisees that need to raise capital quickly use this valuable service to free up funds that they have invested elsewhere. While applications are not accepted from Alaska or [...]

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Corporate Cleaning Group Commercial Cleaning Franchise Opportunity

Corporate Cleaning Group is a market leader within the cleaning industry, and it has now made available a fabulous franchise opportunity. They offer the complete package, including training, support and financial assistance, in addition to long-term stability and profitability. About Corporate Cleaning Group Corporate Cleaning Group is a major player in the corporate cleaning industry, [...]

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Selling The Entrepreneurial Idea

With an estimated $800+ billion in funding available for the entrepreneur annually (even in bad times), you may think that venture capital and R&D partnership firms would be falling over each other to fund the latest wave of scientific and technological proposals. Wrong. Venture capital companies such as R&D Funding Corp., Early Stages Co., Mayfield [...]

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How Not To Enter European Markets

During my more than 20 years in building up companies in Europe I have come to this conclusion Do not to sell the American way, but respect that people like to take their time and want to know you. So don’t be aggressive – be dynamic. Don’t plan more than two business meeting per day: [...]

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Franchise Brokers: Should You Hire A Franchise Broker?

Just like a real estate broker helps you buy a house, a franchise broker helps you find a franchise. While franchise broker services were unheard of till the last decade, broker networks are used by more than 50% of all franchisors and account for at least 10% of franchise sales. According to Wikipedia, franchising is [...]

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CD One Price Cleaners Franchise Business Opportunity

CD One Price Cleaners is offering individuals who possess determination and drive an amazing opportunity to run their own business. With financing available along with training and support, its franchises are incredibly appealing to all budding entrepreneurs. If you live in Illinois, Indiana or Wisconsin, review the details below, and immediately request further information on [...]

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Driveway Impressions Franchise Business Opportunity

Driveway Impressions, a leading home improvement brand, has recently opened up an amazing opportunity for bright and seriously motivated people to join the company under the franchise openings now available. The corporation provides full and ongoing training and support for all franchisees as well as huge potential within a growing market niche. Applications are now [...]

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Canine Dimensions In-Home Dog Training Franchise Business Opportunity

Canine Dimensions In-Home Dog Training is currently looking for qualified individuals to join the franchise to help facilitate a major expansion. The company offers ongoing training and support as part of the package. About Canine Dimensions In-Home Dog Training Canine Dimensions In-Home Dog Training exploits a major segment of the pet industry, which has grown [...]

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How To Rescue Customers From Attrition

There are many reasons why accounts whither and die. Of these, the worst has to be apathy on the part of the sales person. Without periodical attention, the most loyal accounts can drift away to be rescued by a competitor. “But if the client isn’t one of my most important”, you rationalize, “It’s not worth [...]

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H Is For How To

In this article, I’m not going to be teaching you “how to” do something, but rather I’m going to be talking about the benefits of writing and recording “How to” information for your customers.  Trust me. I’ve reaped the benefit of creating “How to” material 1000 times over. Creating “How to” information:  Positions you as [...]

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Need Your Delinquent Customers To ‘Get It’?

Not too long ago, I shared some lunch with Nancy, a relative newcomer to the speaking business. When we got to coffee, Nancy cleared her throat and asked me for some advice about one of her customers. “It took me some time to land this customer,” she said. “Finally, he agreed to one of my [...]

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The Dark Side Of Collections

Not long ago, Tori, a scheduling manager with one of my favourite clients called me. “I know your usual topic is Accounts Receivable,” she said, “but I was wondering if you also conduct programs on ‘Accounts Payable’? I don’t know the topics myself,” she added,” but how different can they be?” Well, the short answer, [...]

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Clash Of The Titans 2

Titans Turf Wars Hurt Us All “Have you seen what’s happening out there? Have you even bothered to look?” – Andromeda/Alexa Davalos – Clash of the Titans, 2010 (Warner Bros) Maybe people like Jobs and Schmidt aren’t omnipotent gods, but don’t tick them off. Adobe insulted Steve back in ’96 when they helped Gates first [...]

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Selling With Your Ears – A Business Brokers Sales Approach

“Nothing happens in this business until somebody sells something.”  Are you a salesperson?  If you are in a small business or a startup I would be stunned if you said no.   I have  been with several companies throughout my business career, small, medium, and a large Fortune 100 company, some as an employee and [...]

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