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How Start-Ups Grow the Smart Way

Startup companies are booming, and it’s not only Silicon Valley that sees all the action. Startups are popping up everywhere, which means that intense competition exists among fledgling companies. How do you give your startup the best chance of success…
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Easy Ways Small Businesses Can Be Leaner

In 1996, James Womack and Dan Jones outlined the five principles of a business going “lean” in their ground-breaking book. Lean Thinking: Banish Waste and Create Wealth in your Corporation. In it, the authors explain the five principles of running…
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Growing Pains at the 4 Stages of Small Business Growth

Business consultants will tell you that every business goes through 4 stages, and every one of them has growing pains. Business leaders who know how to plan and strategize for each stage will continue to move the business forward. Startup…
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The Dos and Don’ts of Growing Your Small Business

This small business story may have a familiar ring to it— ·           It started with a great idea ·           The great idea turned into a product ·           The product goes to market ·           Customers buy the…
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5 Tips for Recruiting and Hiring the Right Employees

Finding good employees is becoming more challenging as unemployment rates continue to fall. As difficult as it may be, you still need to find quality people to help you grow your business. Of course, you want them to be able…
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Thinking of Selling Your Products to Big-Box Retailers? Get Out Ahead with the Right Packaging Solutions

The idea of selling your small business’s products to big retailers is a tempting one. To have your products lining their shelves, bringing you increased sales and heightened brand awareness is a dream many product innovators share. The big-time retail…
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How Kitting Can Give Your Small Business a Big Advantage

The process of “kitting” has been around in fulfillment facilities for a long time. In recent years, the notion of kitting has become more popular as companies move to lean manufacturing to help streamline their operations. What is kitting? When…
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How Small Businesses Race Ahead of Henry Ford with Modern Methods of Assembly Line Operations

In today’s world, consumers have many choices and are demanding more customization of their products. Small businesses are often known for their ability to offer more versatility in their product lines with lower volumes and unique items made by skilled…
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The Small Business Owner’s Guide to Setting SMART Business Goals

Many small business owners who set goals for company performance are disappointed when they fail to achieve them. It’s a common issue that can be remedied with a tried-and-true business tool – SMART goal setting. The acronym SMART outlines a…
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How to Know if Your Ecommerce Business Could Benefit by Outsourcing Fulfillment Services

When you first started your ecommerce business, it probably wasn’t because you really, really wanted to get into the fulfillment business. But, over time, you became aware that your customers would want low-cost and speedy delivery. Or, they might not…
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