Kathy Bowen

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The Ultimate SEO Checklist For Any Small Business

<b>DID YOU KNOW: 89% OF CUSTOMERS BEGIN THEIR BUYING PROCESS WITH A SEARCH INSIDE OF GOOGLE?</b><p>Search Engine Optimisation is a minefield for most small …

72 Percent of Small Business Owners Don’t Even Know Their Credit Score, Survey Says - Small Business Trends

Business credit scores are one of the key factors determining whether or not an enterprise qualifies for a loan. Yet surprisingly enough, most …

5 Low Cost Marketing Strategies For Small Business

The competitions among small business is high. To compete effectively, business owners need to be ready to give marketing all it takes. And really, no matter how outstanding the product of a particular business is, without getting it to the views of the target customer, the business will hardly …

So How Safe is Your Data in the Cloud? Dropbox Breach Again Raises Doubts

Cloud storage has utterly redefined the way we share files and conduct business on the web. Services like Dropbox, Google Drive and Box provide …

3 Beliefs You Must Drop To Be Successful

Success comes from within, not from without.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>“The good news is that the moment you decide that what you know is more important than what you have been taught to believe, you will have shifted gears in your quest for abundance. Success …

Motivation

3 Steps to Reinventing Yourself as an Entrepreneur

Becoming a healthier person is the best start to becoming a better entrepreneur.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The emotional and physical wear and tear that comes from being consumed by work is hitting a lot of younger employees and entrepreneurs at alarming …

Entrepreneurship

11 Secrets to Staying Productive and in Control

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p><i>This article originally published on Sept. 2, 2016</i><p>TalentSmart has tested more than a million people and found that the upper echelons of top performance are filled with people who are high in emotional intelligence (90% of top performers, …

Emotional Intelligence

The Business Benefits of the Handwritten Letter

Somehow, the countless emails people write now seem unlikely to be read a century from now like we read the letters people penned long ago.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You open up your email in the morning and you are greeted by dozens, if not hundreds, of emails. …

CRM

4 Tips for Maintaining Cultural DNA During High Growth

Satisfy employees with a positive, fun-loving, yet accountable work environment.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>While they can’t always be computed using typical business metrics, I’ve always maintained that a company’s success is in large part due to a strong corporate …

Employee Engagement

Don’t Wait for Change

You probably can think of something in your company that should change. We all can — but often look the other way. There are plenty of good reasons for inaction: It’s not my responsibility, I have lots of other things to do, someone might get angry at me for stepping on their turf. While we value …

What Anonymous Feedback Will (and Won’t) Tell You

A survey evaluating a team’s performance can be a powerful tool for making that team more effective. And the first message that consultants and HR professionals often communicate on these surveys is: “To ensure that the team gets the best data and feels protected, we will make sure responses are …

What Is Organizational Culture? And Why Should We Care?

If you want to provoke a vigorous debate, start a conversation on organizational culture. While there is universal agreement that (1) it exists, and (2) that it plays a crucial role in shaping behavior in organizations, there is little consensus on what organizational culture actually is, never …

Define Your Organization’s Habits to Work More Efficiently

We don’t often think about the way we usually operate at work, whether we’re performing an informal five-step process for evaluating a new proposal, or setting priorities for managing our time. But our ability to improve the ways we do things depends on defining and shaping our daily habits of mind …

The 7 Most Common Leadership Styles & How to Find Your Own

Learn about seven types of leadership styles and the traits they carry. Then, we'll help you find out which leader you are.