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How to predict the future of your business

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Great investors like Warren Buffett have earned their titles through their ability to predict the future of the market. With a little luck, and a lot of knowledge of what business professors call “value networks,” the future of business is easier to determine. Value networks are a system of businesses and service providers that work together to create value for their customers. ...

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5 reasons your conversion rate is lower than it should be

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Conversions are a key to a successful business. Even with a great marketing campaign or a huge potential audience, without a good conversion rate, your business will suffer. And every business’ conversion rate could stand to improve. By improving your conversion rate, you’ll actually be increasing profits and the bottom line of your business. Forbes has created a list of ...

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Don’t get caught with egg on your face: 8 tips for managing your office lease

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Thought Leadership on Office Space presented by Colliers International|Baltimore region.  It’s amazing to both of us. In our combined 50+ years in leasing office space, more than half the tenants we encounter never review their lease on an annual basis. In our experience, the only time landlords hear from tenants about lease-related issues is “after the fact,” after an expense invoice, after ...

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Advice on your ecommerce strategy from the CEO of DotcomWeavers

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Amit Bhaiya is co-founder and CEO of DotcomWeavers, one of the country’s top web development and ecommerce companies. He also owns two Indian restaurants in New Jersey, Tandoori Chef and Tandoori Chef 2. In the following interview, Bhaiya talks about the challenges of being an entrepreneur in the tech space and offers some advice for your ecommerce strategy.

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Get the most out of your morning

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Business owners are busy from the moment they wake up to the hours past when they should’ve been asleep. Then, the next morning they’re up early and going at it again. While most people dislike being a “morning person,” the fact is that it’s necessary to get the most out of your day. Many seasoned CEOs still dislike being morning ...

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You know your spending processes need help when…

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Thought Leadership on Managing Company Spending by ExpenseWatch There‘s nothing more exhilarating than watching your business take off. You see all of the indicators of success begin to fall into place: year-over-year top line revenue growth, positive cash flow, an expanding customer base with satisfied customers, and the increased spending to support your growth that follows. But as you grow, you ...

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4 ways to win the race for keeping customers

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To win in a highly competitive business environment, you need to create a differentiated value in the customer’s mind. If the customer sees you as different and valued, competitive pressures decrease and price elasticity increases. So, how do you win the battle in the mind of the customer? Baltimore Business Journal has identified four strategies that are fundamental to this effort. 1. Seek ...

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Today’s innovation is tomorrow’s growth


Thought Leadership on Lending presented by Gibraltar Business Capital. Innovation is most often associated with technology, given the sector’s constant introductions of new inventions, services and products that truly disrupt industries or foster new processes. These are game changers—like smartphones that keep getting smarter, the promise of driverless cars or personal drones. In today’s competitive business landscape, any company, regardless of ...

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3 ways video can boost your business

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With the increasing popularity of video, smart businesses are using audio and video to boost their connection with customers and build their bottom lines. But, just creating a video of a product or service isn’t going to increase your customer’s interaction with your company. While you can pay a professional video company to come in and do this for you, ...

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