The biggest difference between entrepreneurs and business owners who succeed, and those who fail, most often lies in how they work with money.

Many people try to save as much cash as they can, preferring to work day and night on aspects of their startups on which they have little skills or expertise. Not a good way to do things - trust me, I learned the hard way.

The truth is, from a business perspective, that capital is actually a tool to grease the wheels and grow the business quickly. So, the most effective productivity tool you will...

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Every second request for help I see from business owners wondering why Google has dropped their site from the search results (and killing their Web traffic) is how to fix the damage done by the "SEO company" they hired.

It's not uncommon for genuine businesses to have to lay off staff or even shut their doors entirely as a result of a Google penalty cutting off a significant portion of their income...

Starting and running a successful small, home or online business these days means that you are going to have to rely on technology to handle most things - if not everything.

There isn't a single aspect of the modern business that doesn't have software, online software, cloud solutions, or innovative hardware and gadgets to save time, streamline processes, maximize efficiency, and save on costs.

The problem,...

Setting up a small business is much cheaper and much faster than it was a few years ago, thanks to the surge in high quality technologies and services aimed at online startups.

Now more than ever, the power to start a new business is in your own hands. Yes, there are still risks. Yes, it still takes plenty of hard work. But that shouldn't stop you.

Here's how you can start your own small/home business in just...

There's a lot of competition and a lot of potential in America's eCommerce industry, and having a better startup idea than the next person might be all it takes to succeed (well, that and hard work).

eCommerce has grown consistently over the last 10 years despite large scale problems in the U.S. economy. This makes it one of the best industries for entrepreneurs to get into.

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Starting a new online business can get expensive and difficult fast; unless you're using the right tools and technologies to simplify things.

Many entrepreneurs find their precious time being consumed by technical problems as they search for the right tech products and services to meets their needs.

Wasting time, money and energy on the wrong Web platform, bad hosting, expensive custom Web development and...

Social media marketing is one of those things that most entrepreneurs and small business owners wonder if they really need.

In general, my answer is yes, but I need to qualify that by saying that the amount of time, effort and cash you invest in social must be proportional to the returns you want (and can realistically achieve).

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