Friday 5 for the Week of September 28th, 2015


Business Mentoring: A Sense of Desperation

By: Yvonne Tocquigny and Fran Tarkenton

Sometimes an entrepreneur starts a business by choice. Sometimes it is by necessity. For Yvonne Tocquigny, it was the latter. In 1980, she moved to Austin, Texas… Watch session

8 Key Conservations to Have with Your Employees


Effective communication is the foundation of a good employment relationship. Regular conversations with your employees can help build trust, loyalty, and performance. Here are eight… 3 minute read

Strive to Be Your Best Self

By: Fran Tarkenton

Your business is like a family: you need to create a culture of respect that makes everyone want to be their best self. My dad created—to use a business term—a very special culture… 2 minute read

Integrating the GoSmallBiz CRM and MailChimp

By: Rachel Baker

Did you know the CRM is now part of the GoSmallBiz membership? Yep, that’s right! Our cloud-based software application gives business owners the ability to store all customer… 2 minute read

How to Write a Sales Script That Won’t Annoy Your Customers

By: Deborah Sweeney

Sales scripts get a pretty bad rap because they are so closely related to cold calling, and cold calling is annoying. But these scripts can actually be pretty useful, as long as they’re written… 4 minute read


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